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West Bengal polls

Deshhit: Exit Poll results leads to series of meetings

The exit poll results has led to a series of meeting in the Opposition as well as the BJP side. Watch full video to know more.#ExitPollResults #Mahagathbandhan #AkhileshMeetsMayawati

May 20, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

Deshhit: West Bengal records bumper voting; what it projects?

In this segment of Deshhit. West Bengal recorded 51.68 percent voter turnout till 1 pm. Polls are going for three Lok Sabha constituencies, Darjeeling, Raiganj and Jalpaiguri, in the state.

Apr 18, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Clashes mar West Bengal panchayat polls; 2 dead, over 20 injured, media vehicle torched

The Opposition parties alleged that TMC members are not letting voters enter poll booths.

May 14, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Stage set for Bengal panchayat polls on Monday

While the LF-Congress alliance finished second in the 2016 Assembly elections, since then, the Bharatiya Janata Party has been ending runners-up in almost all elections in the state.

May 14, 2018, 00:09 AM IST

West Bengal panchayat polls: Trinamool Congress wins more than 20,000 seats without contest

TMC in West Bengal has won several seats in the three-tier panchayat polls with SEC releasing the list of uncontested seats.

Apr 30, 2018, 21:05 PM IST

Polling on for seven Bengal civic bodies; opposition cries foul

A CPI-M leader claimed that at least four party workers were injured in poll violence.

May 14, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Opposition parties allege violence, demand countermanding of polls

"We want the elections to be countermanded as the ruling party has unleashed terror at all the places where elections are being held," CPI(M) state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra told reporters here.

May 14, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

West Bengal: Local body polls begin for seven municipal bodies

 In West Bengal, local body polls are being held for seven municipal bodies on Sunday.

May 14, 2017, 12:31 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

Central forces to leave West Bengal on Friday, poll violence probe in state hands

State Additional Director-General of Police said they were sending additional forces to maintain law and order upon getting reports of post-poll violence.

May 05, 2016, 21:16 PM IST

Former enclave dwellers vote first time as Bengal polls end; over 84% of voters exercised their franchise

As many as 170 candidates, including 18 women, were in the fray in the last phase.

May 05, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

EC rejects BJP complaint against Trinamool MP

As per the district magistrate's report, the complaint was found to be unsubstantial, said a poll panel official.

May 05, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

Bengal polls end on Thursday; enclave dwellers to vote for first time

History will be made when dwellers of the erstwhile enclaves in Cooch Behar vote for the first time on Thursday, marking another giant leap in their absorption into India after nearly seven decades of stateless existence, as the staggered West Bengal assembly polls come to an end after the sixth and final phase of balloting involving 25 constituencies.

May 05, 2016, 00:02 AM IST

244 crorepati candidates in WB polls, TMC tops chart with 114

There are about 244 crorepatis out of 1,961 candidates contesting the ongoing West Bengal Assembly elections, with ruling Trinamool Congress leading the list at 114, a survey said.

May 03, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

EC seeks periodic reports on Bengal poll violence

The Election Commission has instructed the director general of police to monitor all pre, post and poll day violence and submit the incident wise detailed report at periodical intervals.

May 02, 2016, 22:45 PM IST

Over 81 percent polling in Bengal assembly polls phase five

Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Over 81 percent of the around 1.24 crore electorate cast their votes on Saturday for 53 constituencies in the fifth and penultimate phase of the West Bengal assembly polls, th

May 02, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

BJP complains to EC of violence after 5th phase polls

The delegation, led by BJP leader Debasree Chowdhury, alleged that the ruling party is terrorizing people in Basanti and attacked three of their supporters.

May 01, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

No difference between LF, TMC regimes: Rajnath Singh

Earlier Left Front used to attack people and now TMC is doing the same, Rajnath Singh claimed.

May 01, 2016, 23:04 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