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...

In yet another setback to Trinamool Congress ahead of the Bengal assembly elections, former Union minister Dinesh Trivedi resigned from the Rajya Sabha, saying he was "feeling stifled" and his "conscience" told him to resign as MP and "go and...

In the run up to the state assembly polls, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who became the first woman to present the West Bengal Budget, has announced the setting up of ‘Netaji Battalion’ in Kolkata police department in the coming months.



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