Bhowanipore gives Mamata biggest assembly poll victory

Kolkata: Voters in south Kolkata's Bhowanipore on Sunday gave their "ghorer meye" (daughter of the house) Mamata Banerjee the mandate she needed to continue as Bengal CM in the form of her biggest-ever victory margin of 58,835 votes in an assembly...

Calcutta HC reserves order on by-poll seat to be contested by Mamata

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court reserved judgment on a PIL questioning the Election Commission's contention of a "constitutional exigency" for holding by-election to Bhabanipur assembly seat in Kolkata. A division bench comprising Acting Chief...

Yashwant Sinha, former Union Finance Minister under Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, joined the Trinamool Congress weeks ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election. The 83-year-old had quit his earlier party, the BJP, in 2018. 

Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi, who dramatically quit Rajya Sabha last month claiming he was feeling “suffocated” over “violence in the state”, joined the BJP)in the presence of party’s national president J P Nadda and Union minister Piyush...



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