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West Bengal by-polls
WB panchayat poll: SEC asks for a change in date
The West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday asked the West Bengal government to change the...
WB panchayat polls: SEC holds meet with DMs, SPs
The West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday held a meeting with the district magistrates a...
Differences over panchayat poll dates at govt-SEC meeting
There were differences at a meeting on Thursday between the State Election Commission and the West B...
HC order historic: WB panchayat minister
The West Bengal government today hailed the Calcutta High Court order on panchayat elections as "his...
CPI-M sceptic over Mamata`s intention to hold panchayat polls
Expressing scepticism over Mamata Banerjee government`s intention to hold panchayat polls in West Be...
Setback for Mamata government, HC orders 3-phase WB rural polls
In a setback to the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court on Friday directed that panchaya...
Central forces not required for panchayat poll: WB govt
West Bengal government told Calcutta HC that there was no need for central paramilitary forces for p...
Calcutta HC to hear state panchayat polls case today
The Calcutta High Court is expected to take up the problematic case of panchayat polls in Trinamool ...
Central forces needed for peaceful WB panchayat polls: SEC
The WB Election Commission on Tuesday told the Calcutta High Court that central forces were needed f...
TMC govt has `messed up` panchayat poll: Left Front
The Opposition Left Front on Thursday alleged that the West Bengal government had `messed up` the en...
Central forces not required for panchayat polls: WB govt
The West Bengal government on Thursday dismissed as a creation of the media the tussle with the Stat...
Panchayat polls in Bengal on April 26, 30
The West Bengal government Friday announced that the panchayat (rural body) polls in the state will ...
BJP demands five-phase panchayat polls in WB
The BJP today demanded a five phase panchayat poll in West Bengal and threatened to go to court if t...
West Bengal by-polls: Congress losses seats, Trinamool popularity test
Cong, LF and TMC have shared the honours of the crucial by-polls in three seats by winning one each....
Left Front wants three-phased Bengal panchayat polls
Citing political threats to its candidates, the Left Front on Monday said panchayat polls in West Be...
WB: Cong to field candidates in all seats in Panchayat polls
Congress said it would field candidates for all seats in the Panchayat polls slated for next year.
Congress to go it alone in WB Panchayat polls
Congress will go it alone in the Panchayat elections in West Bengal, WBPCC President Pradeep Bhattac...
TMC shines in WB civic polls, wins 4 out of 6 civic bodies
Passing the civic polls test, Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Tuesday won four of the six ...
Bengal civic polls peaceful barring some stray incidents
Brisk polling was recorded in the election to six municipalities across West Bengal, the first major...
CPI (M) asks SEC to remove `outsiders` in Haldia
The CPI (M) Friday alleged that the Trinamool Congress was disturbing its campaign for the June thre...
Mamata announces more sops for Muslims
With an eye on next year`s panchayat polls, Mamata Banerjee showered more sops on the Muslim commun...
Cong hints at going it alone in WB panchayat polls
Congress, which is sharing a tumultuous relationship with ally Trinamool Congress at Centre and West...
WB by-polls peaceful, record 68% voter turnout
The by-poll to Bhowanipore seat was necessitated after a sitting MLA of Trinamool Congress resigned...
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,...
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee resigns as CM
Bhattacharjee drove to Raj Bhavan at 1 pm and handed over his resignation letter to Governor MK Nara...
Counting for West Bengal Assembly polls to take 10 hours
Counting for West Bengal Assembly polls tomorrow will take ten hours approximately, Chief Electora...
WB polls: Countdown begins for Friday`s assembly results
Countdown has begun for the crucial West Bengal assembly election results with hardly two days to ...
Central forces to remain in Bengal till May 23
The Election Commission on Monday said Central forces would remain in West Bengal till May 23 after ...
Campaigning ends for West Bengal polls
The final round of polling includes seven seats in West Midnapore, four in Purulia and three in Bank...
West Bengal worst-governed state: Chidambaram
Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that West Bengal was the "worst-governed" state in the c...
53% turnout in second phase of WB polls so far
An electorate of 93.33 lakh will decide the fate of 293 candidates in West Bengal today.
Fifty constituencies in 2nd phase of polls in WB
Fifty constituencies will go to polls in the second phase of Assembly polls in three districts of ...
Presiding officer removed for violating poll code
A presiding officer of a polling station in West Bengal`s South Dinajpur district was removed on Mon...
Somnath free to campaign for LF candidates: Bose
Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Sunday said that former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who ...
Bengal legislators record `alarming` increase in assets
The wealth of West Bengal legislators recontesting the Assembly polls has increased at an "alarming ...
West Bengal poll battle begins tomorrow
Amidst tight security, 54 Assembly constituencies spread across six districts in West Bengal will ...
This Trinamool candidate cashes in on Obama factor
A Trinamool Congress candidate here is hogging the limelight by distributing leaflets that boast of ...
End of Left rule in West Bengal: Rahul Gandhi
Addressing his first election meeting in this belt of Darjeeling district, Gandhi trained his guns o...
Our MLAs will resign once they win Bengal polls: GJM
The GJM is fighting the assembly elections in West Bengal, but its lawmakers will resign once they g...
West Bengal moving towards debt trap: Pranab
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that West Bengal was one of three states moving tow...
11 km trek up to Bengal`s highest polling booth
Election officials have to trek 11 Km up the Himalayan range over two days to reach West Bengal`s hi...
Is the Mamata wave more of hype than competence?
Do you think Mamata Banerjee deserves to be the CM and her party Trinamool Congress is capable of ou...
Battlelines drawn for crucial Bengal Assembly poll
The Left Front is facing the toughest test-ever challenge in its 35-year rule while Mamata Banerjee`...
Congress to take up TMC issue, Kerala list today
The six-phase Assembly elections will begin in West Bengal April 18 and conclude May 10. Counting wi...
Ajsu party to contest 15 seats in Bengal Assembly polls
The Ajsu party would contest 15 seats in the forthcoming Assembly Elections in West Bengal, a part...
Green guidelines for Bengal polls
Political parties have been urged not to use plastic to prepare flags, festoons and banners.
West Bengal Assmbly polls from April 18: Sources
Sources have revealed that the polls in the West Bengal may take place from April 18.
Six injured in post civic poll violence in Hooghly
Post-civic-poll violence left six injured at Chandannagar in Hooghly district on Wednesday when bo...
Mamata for early state polls; CPM says no
Inflicting a humiliating defeat on the CPI(M)-led Left Front in the civic elections in West Bengal...
Mamata express derails Left in WB, demands early state polls
Trinamool Cong crushed Left Front in civic polls seen as a trial run to next year`s make-or-break As...
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