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West Bengal Assembly Election

BJP announces names of candidates for bypolls in 6 Assembly seats of West Bengal

The bypolls to the assembly seats will be held on May 19.

Apr 27, 2019, 17:59 PM IST

294 counting observers, three-tier security for Bengal vote count

There will be 90 counting centres and 394 counting halls across the state, said chief electoral officer Sunil Gupta after a review meeting.

May 13, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

TMC, Left-Congress alliance confident of forming next govt

BJP leader Pratap Banerjee said his party would play a decisive role after the results are announced and in case of a hung Assembly, it will not extend support any party.

May 05, 2016, 21:50 PM IST

TMC will be wiped out after poll results: Congress

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said a 'Pariborton' (change) is needed for West Bengal as in the last five years "nothing happened except making of false claims, tall talks on cinema and stage plays."

May 01, 2016, 19:22 PM IST

Over 78 percent turnout in fifth phase of Bengal polls; final round on May 5

After Saturday's polls, elections have been held in 269 of the 294 constituencies in the state. The remaining 25 will vote in the sixth and final phase on May 5.

Apr 30, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly polls 2016, 4th phase: As it happened

The 49 assembly constituencies in West Bengal which went to polls on Monday in phase 4 of assembly elections recorded 78.05 percent voter turnout with the Election Commission saying it was a "smooth" affair.

Apr 25, 2016, 19:29 PM IST

West Bengal assembly election: Will move election panel against TMC for morphed picture, says BJP

Only three of the scheduled six phases in West Bengal assembly elections have been completed so far.

Apr 24, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

West Bengal polls: 670 companies of central forces for fourth phase

A total of 672 companies of central forces and 23,000 state police personnel will be deployed, in addition to other measures, to ensure free and fair polls.

Apr 23, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

WB assembly polls phase II: 3 injured in clash in Birbhum district between party workers

West Bengal Phase II polls records 21.64 % turnout, violence hit polling in this phase too. Watch complete news to get detailed updates.

Apr 17, 2016, 13:51 PM IST

Sting video: Mamata Banerjee says Trinamool Congress can't be cowed down, will win West Bengal Assembly polls

Her statement came a day after the telecast of a sting video by a web portal purportedly showing several TMC leaders accepting money to help a fictitious private firm.

Mar 15, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

Fielding ''novice'' Chandra Bose against Mamata Banerjee a ''failed attempt'': JD(U)

The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday dubbed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)`s move to field Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose`s grandnephew Chandra Bose against West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee as a failed attempt on part of the saffron party to use families of prominent people to garner votes.

Mar 10, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

Political parties swear by social media in West Bengal poll

With the Assembly Election in West Bengal drawing near, the political parties have extended their fight into the cyber space swearing by the revolutionary impact of the social media.

Mar 10, 2016, 12:40 PM IST