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West Bengal

West Bengal bypolls: BJP ahead in four seats, TMC in three

8 assembly seast were up for bypolls where byelections were held following one death and seven resignations.

23 May 2019 4:04 PM

What happened in Bengal? Mamata cedes ground to new-entrant BJP

The Bengal elections were by far the most violent in the country, with clashes marring each phase.

23 May 2019 11:29 AM

TMC-BJP clashes: Train services disrupted, bomb hurled outside railway station in WB

Panicked passengers and local people were seen running for cover as armed miscreants moved around the area.

21 May 2019 4:18 PM

5 BJP men attacked by TMC workers in Cooch Behar

Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal were marred with instances of violence, despite the presence of central security forces.

21 May 2019 1:57 PM

Naidu, Banerjee prepare for hung verdict, non-BJP front in discussion

Naidu held a 45-minute-long meeting with Banerjee on the future strategies of the 'Mahagatbandhan'.

20 May 2019 7:56 PM


AP CM Chandrababu Naidu to meet Mamata for post-poll alliance talks in Kolkata

The TDP president will meet Banerjee as part of his efforts to unite opposition parties against the BJP.

20 May 2019 12:11 PM

BJP demands repolling in Bengal, questions impartial role of EC

Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman said elections in 6 of 9 seats, which went to polls in the 7th phase, were marred by violence.

20 May 2019 10:14 AM

Exit polls gossip, don’t trust them: Mamata Banerjee

I appeal to all Opp. parties to be united, strong and bold. We will fight this battle together, says Mamata.

20 May 2019 5:04 AM

BJP workers, CRPF committed 'unprecedented torture' during polling: Mamata

The counting of votes would take place on May 23.

19 May 2019 6:05 PM

There's no difference between a terrorist organisation, TMC: BJP's CK Bose

Bose also accused TMC workers of attacking him on April 24, when he was on his way to file nomination papers.

19 May 2019 1:18 PM


Mamata handed over West Bengal to goons: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya

The statement from Vijayvargiya came after people alleged that there were reports of bombing at Raidighi in Mathurapur Lok Sabha seat.

19 May 2019 12:54 PM

Mamata’s nephew sues Modi for ‘gunda’ jibe, seeks apology within 36 hours

The letter also claimed that Mr Modi had threatened to lock Abhishek’s office after the results of Lok Sabha elections are announced.

19 May 2019 3:21 AM

Mamata asks CEC to ensure final phase of Lok Sabha polls without orders of PM Modi

'The roadshow was itself a deliberate, intentional and a criminal conspiracy to vandalize the culture and heritage of Kolkata,' CM said.

18 May 2019 9:10 PM

Mamata’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee sends defamation notice to PM

In the letter, the lawyer stated that Modi threatened to lock Abhishek's office after the results of Lok Sabha elections are announced.

18 May 2019 7:19 PM

Fabricated stories being created against Modi, Shah: Naqvi

‘This perception of intolerance against us is completely wrong,’ said Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

18 May 2019 12:46 PM


Will perform like Messi scoring goal dribbling past his opponents: Yechury

He said it was the Trinamool Congress that facilitated the BJP-RSS to gain ground in the state.

18 May 2019 12:13 PM

Nine LS seats in West Bengal to go to polls in seventh phase

An electorate of nearly 1.5 crore will decide the fate of 111 candidates in 9 seats.

18 May 2019 11:08 AM

BJP, TMC are like 2 kinds of poison: Brinda Karat

Karat tried to explain the vacuum created by the Left in a state it ruled for 34 years.

18 May 2019 7:07 AM

BJP demolishes iconic statues as a habit: Mamata Banerjee

The Periyar statue in Vellore was suspected to be broken similarly, claimed the CM.

17 May 2019 5:32 AM

Police trying to wipe out evidence of statue desecration: PM Modi

Modi said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is frustrated over her imminent defeat.

16 May 2019 6:33 PM