Tag: Nandigram

Bhabanipur by-poll: TMC welcomes EC decision, BJP expresses reservation

The West Bengal BJP and the CPI(M) on Saturday expressed reservations about the Election Commission’s decision to hold by-poll in Bhabanipur assembly constituency, from where...

CID visits Suvendu Adhikari’s home in connection with probe into ex-bodyguard’s death

The West Bengal CID officials on Wednesday visited house of BJP leader Suvendu Adhikary in Contai in connection with the probe into death of his...

50% applications for cyclone Yaas relief in Bengal rejected as ‘bogus’: Official

The West Bengal government has rejected as “bogus” almost 50 per cent of the applications that were filed seeking compensation for the damage caused by...

Covid-19 has to be fought on war footing: Mamata Banerjee

The Covid-19 surge should be handled on a war footing, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said ahead of a meeting of her party’s...

West Bengal election result 2021: BJP lost but made made these impressive gains | India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an election rally in West Bengal. File photo. NEW DELHI: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) on...

How Mamata countered BJP’s Bengal rise to score a hattrick

(This story originally appeared in on May 03, 2021) KOLKATA: It was an election with many firsts for Mamata Banerjee. In a career spanning almost...

View: Maganlal Meghraj & Mamata’s Win

Despite losing in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee emerged aparajito (unvanquished) on Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary. So it won’t be a bad idea to start with a...

Mamata demoralised as BJP much ahead of TMC after five phases of polls in Bengal: Amit Shah | India News

PURBASTHALI/SWARUPNAGAR: Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the BJP will bag more than 122 of the 180 seats that went to elections...

Didi’s instigation caused Cooch Behar firing: PM Modi | India News

BURDWAN/KALYANI/BARASAT: PM Narendra Modi iterated on Monday that Saturday’s CISF firing at Sitalkuchi in north Bengal’s Cooch Behar, which led to four deaths, would not...

West Bengal Polls: Job creation comes across as a real concern in Jadavpur

Job creation comes across as a real concern on the ground in Jadavpur, traditionally a Left bastion, where all political parties are trying hard to...

View: Much like the high-pitched campaign, even the average voter in Nandigram has become unabashedly vocal

China may have split the Communists of Bengal but they never made it to state elections. However, Pakistan and even the Rohingya of Myanmar have...

Amit Shah’s rally cancelled after ‘chopper develops snag’; TMC claims reason is poor turnout

The cancellation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah‘s poll rally in Jhargram due to a “technical snag in his helicopter” triggered a war of words...

What happened to Mamata was accident, should not be politicised: Nitin Gadkari | India News

ONBOARD SPECIAL AIRCRAFT: The incident in which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered injury was an “accident” and it should not be politicised, said...

Do not vote for BJP : Tikait at Mahapanchayat in Kolkata, Nandigram

Farmers held Mahapanchayats on Saturday in the city and at Nandigram, where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in the fray, at the call of the...

TMC faces a fresh spate of defections to BJP, losses control over Malda Zilla Parishad

The ruling TMC was rocked by a fresh bout of defections to BJP on Monday before the West Bengal state polls as five of its...

Your game’s over: PM Modi targets Didi at massive Kolkata rally | India News

KOLKATA: Playing on Mamata Banerjee’s winning 2011 slogan of “paribartan (change)” while declaring that the “game” is over for her party, PM Narendra Modi on...

Why Mamata Banerjee’s decision to contest from Nandigram is steeped in political symbolism

In a country where sad, nondescript, and decrepit towns are strewn across the countryscape, the impending assembly elections in West Bengal proclaims Nandigram’s second tryst...

Mamata Banerjee versus Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram: 4 scenarios of West Bengal assembly elections | India News

NEW DELHI: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday declared the names of 291 candidates for the 294-member state assembly. Banerjee...

I am a son of Bengal, will continue to serve the people: Disgruntled TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari

Tamluk (WB): Disgruntled TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari Thursday said he will continue to serve the people of the state as a “son of Bengal and...