Kolkata/IBNS: Popular singer Aditi Munshi Thursday became another celebrity to join the ruling Trinamool Congress in poll-bound West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Weeks ahead of the Bengal assembly elections, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and West Bengal Election Watch have published an analysis of criminal background, financial, education, gender and other details of the state's sitting MLAs which has revealed that 37 per cent of them have declared criminal cases against themselves.
Kolkata/IBNS: Even after five days since the announcement of the poll dates, neither the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal nor its prime challenger Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced their list of candidates yet.
Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi on Wednesday tendered his resignation after a video showing him in a compromising situation with a woman, surfaced in the media.
Chennai/UNI: The two Dravidian majors--the ruling AIADMK and the main Opposition DMK--continued their seat sharing talks with their respective allies for the upcoming assembly elections as the hectic parleys held so far remained inconclusive with some of their allies.
New Delhi/UNI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday emerged victorious on four out of five municipal wards while Congress won one ward in the MCD bypolls in Delhi.
Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (MLA) from Pandaveswar and former Asansol Mayor, Jitendra Tiwari, on Tuesday joined the BJP during the party's West Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh's rally in Hooghly.
Ahmedabad/IBNS: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is marching towards a big win once again in Gujarat local polls with victory on 2,085 of 8,474 seats across municipalities that polled on Sunday, establishing a wide gap with next in lead rival Congress.
Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali cine star Srabanti Chatterjee on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a five-star hotel in Kolkata in the presence of party's General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, IT head Amit Malviya, state president Dilip Ghosh and Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress on Monday slammed the Left and Congress for allegedly playing caste politics, like Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), by roping in Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui’s Indian Secular Front (ISF) in an alliance for the upcoming West Bengal polls.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amid their ongoing talks about a mega alliance to contest together in the forthcoming West Bengal assembly polls, leaders of the Left parties, Congress, and recently floated Indian Secular Front (ISF) on Sunday gave a call to defeat Trinamool Congress (TMC) as well as the BJP from their joint Brigade rally in Kolkata that reportedly recorded a gathering of hundreds of thousands of people.
Guwahati/IBNS: Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) Chief Hagrama Mohilary on Sunday said BJP is a communal party and his party has decided to join hands with Congress-AIUDF led grand alliance (Mahajut) to fulfill the aspirations of the people of Assam.
Guwahati/ IBNS: Assam Congress felicitated the winners of the ‘Assam Bachao’ video contest by giving iPhones, cash prizes under its ‘Assam Bachao’ (Save Assam) campaign.
Puducherry/IBNS: Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah is the latest Congress adversary to take a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, who had recently said if his party comes to power, he will create a ministry dedicated to fishermen of India, oblivious to the fact that it had been set up two years ago.
Chennai/IBNS/UNI: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has entered into a poll agreement with Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK).