Kolkata: The West Bengal Election Commission on Saturday deferred polling dates for four municipal corporations to next month amid rising COVID-19 cases in the state.
Kolkata/UNI: An estimated 61 per cent turnout was recorded till 4 PM for by-elections to four Assembly seats of Khardah in North 24 Parganas district, Santipur in Nadia, Gosaba in South 24 Parganas and Dinhata in Cooch Behar in West Bengal.
Kolkata/UNI: Polling for byelections to three Assembly constituencies of Bhabanipur, Shamsherganj and Jangipur in West Bengal started from 7 am this morning.
New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after her Trinamool Congress scripted yet another victory in the state Assembly polls.
Kolkata: Scoring a landslide victory, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said her party's target in the Assembly poll was to win 221 seats.
New Delhi/Kolkata: Election strategist Prashant Kishore had predicted the future correctly last year when he had tweeted that the Bharatiya Janata Party will not cross the double-digit mark in the West Bengal Assembly polls and the latest vote count figures are echoing the same as the lotus brigade is yet to tally even 80 seats in the state.
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday congratulated West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after her Trinamool Congress registered a victory in the state Assembly polls by overcoming the challenge thrown by Bharatiya Janata Party following the Lok Sabha polls in 2019.
New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: To ensure a free, fair and peaceful election in 11,860 polling booths spread across 35 assembly constituencies in four districts in the eighth and final phase of West Bengal assembly polls scheduled on Thursday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has deployed 753 companies of Central paramilitary forces along with the state police, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced to conduct repoll at polling booth no. 126 in Sitalkuchi Assembly Constituency (05) in northern West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Apr 29, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid some stray incidents of violence, the seventh phase of West Bengal Assembly polls concluded on Monday with an overall voters' turnout of 75.06 per cent till 5 PM.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal in connection with its ongoing probe into a cattle smuggling case, officials said on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Days after testing positive for Covid-19, Trinamool Congress (AITC/TMC) candidate in North 24 Parganas' Khardaha assembly seat, Kajal Sinha, died in a Kolkata hospital on Sunday morning, reports said.
Balurghat/UNI: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Friday claimed that they have secured upto 160 seats after the 6th phase poll and the saffron brigade is now heading over 200 seats at the end of 8 phases voting for the 294-seat assembly in the state.
New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of rapidly rising cases of Covid-19, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday slapped a ban on holding any kind of roadshow and cycle/bike/vehicle rally for the last two phases of West Bengal assembly elections with effect from 7 pm. tonight, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Voting for the sixth phase of the high-voltage West Bengal Assembly Election concluded on Thursday with an overall 79 per cent turnout till 5 PM in four districts of the state.