Lok Sabha polls: Saradha scam emerges as major issue in West Bengal polls

The multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam has emerged as a major poll plank in the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal with major political parties like the Congress, BJP and CPI(M) training their guns against the ruling Trinamool Congress.

2 held, 4 motorcycles seized for WB poll violation

Two Trinamool Congress supporters were arrested and four two-wheelers being used were seized in Hooghly district.

Central forces not used properly during rural poll

The CPI(M) alleged that central forces were not used properly during the first phase of the panchayat elections in three West Bengal districts.

Mukul Roy attacks Bengal election commissioner

Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy on Wednesday alleged that her actions were encouraging the CPI(M), the Congress and the Maoists to create unrest in West Bengal.

Two Trinamool workers held with arms in Bengal

Two Trinamool Congress supporters were arrested with arms and ammunition from Bolgona village near Burdwan early on Wednesday, police said.

WBSEC verifying CM`s barb at state poll panel

The State Election Commission on Tuesday said it has collected video recordings of verbal attacks by Mamata Banerjee against the poll panel.

Left Front seeks Governor`s intervention in WB polls

CPI(M)-led opposition Left Front on Monday met West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan and sought his active intervention for ensuring free, fair and peaceful panchayat elections in the state.

Proper security in place for Kolkata Dakshin poll

Adequate security arrangements have been made for Wednesday`s bypolls to the prestigious Kolkata South Lok Sabha seat.

CPM admits failures at all levels in West Bengal

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), leader of the alliance voted out of power in West Bengal, has confessed it was unable to produce ideal Communists.

Mamata to hold talks with Sonia on govt formation

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will hold discussions with Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday on government formation in West Bengal, where she will take charge as chief minister.

Mamata elected as TMC legislature party leader

Congress appears to be positive on the issue of joining Mamata-led govt in West Bengal.

Trinamool Congress stakes claim to form govt in West Bengal

The Trinamool Congress formally
staked claim to form government in West Bengal shortly after
Mamata Banerjee was elected Leader of its Legislature Party.

Governor dissolves 14th Bengal Assembly

West Bengal Governor M K
Narayanan has dissolved the 14th state legislative Assembly.

Pranab commands Congress MLAs to attend Assembly sessions

Senior Congress leader Pranab
Mukherjee ordered the newly-elected Congress MLAs in
West Bengal to be present in the Assembly during its sessions
and be part of the proceedings.

Buddhadeb not to attend CPI(M) politiburo meeting

Outgoing Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will not attend the CPI(M) Politburo
meeting beginning in Delhi on Sunday, as his presence was required in Kolkata, according to is party.

High command to decide on Congress joining Trinamool ministry

A final decision on Congress
joining the new government in West Bengal at the invitation of
ally Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, will be taken
by the party high command, senior Congress leader Pranab
Mukherjee said.

Left alleges post-poll attacks by Trinamool

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Sunday alleged "widespread attacks" on the offices and houses of its supporters in West Bengal following its election rout.

Cong positive on joining Mamata-led govt

Congress appears to be turning positive on the issue of joining the Mamata-led government in West Bengal.

Either change or you are out: Bardhan tells Left

Describing the drubbing of the
Left in West Bengal as a "defining moment", CPI general
secretary AB Bardhan has warned its leaders to "either
change or you are out".

Mamata’s projection of agriculture-industry balance a success

Mamata Banerjee’s poll promise strikes a fine balance between the aspirations for agriculture, industry and the state`s development, experts say.

CPI(M) zonal committee member lynched in West Midnapore

In post-poll violence, a
CPI(M) zonal committee member was lynched and three other
party activists were beaten up by villagers in West
Midnapore district, while villagers handed over arms seized
allegedly from them.

Centre will assist, cooperate with Mamata: Pranab

Union Finance minister Pranab
Mukherjee said the Centre would give all assistance and
cooperation to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee who is
set to the chief minister of West Bengal.

Steady stream of visitors visits Mamata

TMC chief Mamata
Banerjee, poised to take over as West Bengal`s first woman
chief minister following her party`s landslide victory in the
assembly polls received a steady stream of visitors at
her Kalighat resident here.

Mandate against 34-year-old Left rule: CPM mouthpiece

Accepting the poll verdict,
CPI(M) said that there was no denying that the mandate
was clearly against the 34-year-old Left Front rule in West
Bengal.

Buddhadeb the second sitting WB CM to taste election defeat

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is the
second sitting CM in West Bengal after late
Prafulla Chandra Sen to bow out of office after accepting
electoral defeat in the state.

Mamata`s fine balance between agri and industry a success

The roots of success of Mamata
Banerjee, who fought the CPI-M single-handedly in ending its 34-year rule in West Bengal, was in striking a fine balance between the aspirations of the agriculture and industry sectors.

Trinamool Congress turns Bengal green

The map of West Bengal has
turned green with intermittent patches of red as the Mamata
Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress swept to power bulldozing the
CPIM-led Left Front with a success rate of over 81 per cent.

Quiet Writers` Buildings await arrival of new entrant

The verdict has been given and it is time for Writers` Buildings, the West Bengal state secretariat, to welcome the new entrant to the chief
minister`s chair.

TMC Legislature Party meeting to elect leader on Sunday

After its landslide victory
which toppled the 34-year-old Left Front government, the
Trinamool Congress Legislature Party will meet here on Sunday during which Mamata Banerjee is set to be elected its new leader.

GJM wins Darjeeling constituency by record margin

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
candidate in Darjeeling constituency won by a record margin of
1,06,555 votes in the
West Bengal Assembly Election.