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TMC earns maiden Asansol win courtesy Shatrughan Sinha, BJP turncoat Babul Supriyo survives CPI-M threat in Ballygunge

Kolkata/IBNS: For the first time in 24 years since its inception, the Trinamool Congress (TMC), spearheaded by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Saturday managed to win the Asansol Lok Sabha seat with veteran Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha as its candidate.

Shubho Nababarsho gift to us: Mamata Banerjee after TMC's win in Bengal bypolls

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has termed her party Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s win in two byelections in the state as a Nababarsho or the Bengali New Year "gift" to the outfit's organisation.

BJP turncoat Babul Supriyo's winning margin as TMC candidate in Ballygunge shrinks, CPI-M closes in

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Babul Supriyo, a former Union Minister in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the Centre, won under the banner of Mamata Banerjee but his winning margin as compared to his predecessor late Subrata Mukherjee, shrank significantly in the byelection held in West Bengal's Ballygunge assembly seat.

West Bengal by-polls: Babul Supriyo leading in Ballygunge seat

Kolkata:  Counting of votes for the by-polls to one Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal’s Asansol and a Assembly seat in Ballygunge are currently underway on Saturday.

Bengal: Voting in Asansol and Ballygunge assembly constituencies underway

Kolkata/UNI: By-election to West Bengal's Asansol Parliament seat in Bardhaman district and Ballygunge assembly seat in the city is underway on Tuesday peacefully so far and an estimated 8 percent voters have cast their franchise in the first two hours, official sources said.

Bengal: Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah support CPI-M's Saira Shah Halim who is fighting Babul Supriyo in Ballygunge

Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has come out in support of her niece and CPI-M candidate from West Bengal's Ballygunge constituency, Saira Shah Halim, who is taking on turncoat Babul Supriyo fielded by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Talk about people's issues, not the Hindu-Muslim discourse: Left's Ballygunge bypoll candidate Saira Shah Halim

Countering the charge that it feeds only an ageing party organisation, the Left, much like the 2021 assembly elections, has fielded Saira Shah Halim as a young CPI-M candidate from Ballygunge seat in south Kolkata. Halim also happens to be the niece of veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah and daughter-in-law of late politician Hashim Abdul Halim. In the middle of her campaigning amid the soaring temperature in Kolkata, Saira, who fought against the CAA-NRC and very recently the hijab ban, exclusively speaks to India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh ahead of the Apr 12 bypoll to the seat, which fell vacant by the demise of Mamata Banerjee's senior colleague Subrata Mukherjee

Bengal bypolls: CPI-M fields Naseeruddin Shah's niece Saira Shah Halim from Ballygunge constituency

Kolkata/IBNS: The Left Front has fielded veteran Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah's niece Saira Shah Halim as the Communist Party of India-Marxist or CPI-M candidate for the upcoming bypolls in the Ballygunge assembly constituency of West Bengal.

WB Bypolls: TMC fields former BJP heavyweights Shatrughan Sinha from Asansol LS seat, Babul Supriyo from Ballygunge assembly segment

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Sunday announced the names of erstwhile BJP leaders Shatrughan Sinha and Babul Supriyo as candidates for bypolls to Asansol Lok Sabha seat and Ballygunge assembly seat respectively.

Kolkata: Teen killed in birthday party, 1 detained

Kolkata, Jul 24 (IBNS): A teenager boy was reportedly killed after being hit by a broken alcohol bottle during a birthday party on Saturday evening in south Kolkata's upscale Ballygunge area.