West Bengal: TMC registers easy win in two civic body bypolls
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) went past the Opposition quite easily in two wards from as many as civic bodies, where elections were held Sunday.
Mamata Banerjee warns TMC leaders hobnobbing with Independent civic poll winners
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday gave a warning to all Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders who are keeping close ties with Independent civic poll winners amid reports of infighting in various districts.
Mamata sweeps Bengal civic polls decimating Opposition, Hamro Party springs surprise in Darjeeling
Kolkata/IBNS: Maintaining its absolute dominance in the state politics, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday swept the violence-marred polls held in 108 civic bodies, wiping out all key opposition parties including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had won 77 assembly seats in less than a year ago.
Bengal civic polls: BJP suffers setback in Suvendu Adhikari's bastion Contai, wiped out in Darjeeling
Kolkata/IBNS: Within a year after emerging as the only legitimate opposition party in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday turned out as the biggest casualty in the violence-marred Sunday civic polls, losing its stronghold Darjeeling, failing to wrest power in its key leader Suvendu Adhikari's bastion Contai and state president Sukanta Majumdar's Balurghat.
West Bengal: TMC set for clean sweep in violence-marred polls to 108 civic bodies
Kolkata/IBNS: Maintaining its absolute dominance in the political spectrum of West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is set for a clean sweep in 108 civic bodies where elections were held on Sunday.
West Bengal civic polls: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar summons SEC
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Monday summoned state election commissioner Sourav Das at Raj Bhavan here to update him on the election process in the state's 108 civic bodies.
Polling begins for 108 municipalities in West Bengal
Kolkata/UNI: Polling for the election to 108 municipalities of 20 districts of West Bengal began at 7 AM on Sunday under a massive security blanket.
Mamata sweeps four Bengal civic polls, breaches Siliguri hurdle
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) maintained its absolute dominance in the state politics sweeping four more chaos-ridden civic polls including one in Siliguri, which was always a sticky ground for her party.
Bengal: 'Boosted up' Left aims to make understanding with Congress in upcoming civic polls
Kolkata/IBNS: Buoyant by its reasonable success over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections, the Left in West Bengal is aiming to replicate its tested strategy to corner the saffron brigade and ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the upcoming civic polls.
After Kolkata civic poll debacle, West Bengal BJP opts for revamp
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opted for a revamp after the saffron brigade was decimated by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and even went behind the Left in the recently concluded Kolkata civic polls.
Let's be civil in victory: TMC 'sympathiser' Parambrata amid post KMC poll result violence
Kolkata/IBNS: Indian actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay has urged the Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has decimated the Opposition in the Kolkata civic polls, to restrain with several reports of vandalisation of rival party offices allegedly by the ruling dispensation members.
Mamata's TMC sweeps Kolkata civic polls, BJP-Left-Cong restricted to single digit
Kolkata/IBNS: Maintaining its dominance over West Bengal politics, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday registered a landslide victory in Kolkata civic elections, which were marred by sporadic violence on the polling day, leaving the opposition parties in disarray.
Voting for Kolkata Municipal Corporation election begins
Kolkata/UNI: Polling for the much-anticipated Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election began at 7 AM here on Sunday.
Central force not needed in Kolkata civic polls, says Calcutta HC; BJP to move SC
Kolkata/IBNS: Agreeing with the single bench’s verdict, the division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday night ruled no central force was needed for the Dec 19 civic polls in Kolkata.
Tripura civic polls: Supreme Court asks Centre to deploy more forces in polling booths
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has asked the central government to deploy additional forces to secure polling booths in Tripura where civic polls are being held on Thursday, media reports said.