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Crucial test for Mamata Banerjee; EC announces Bhabanipur bypolls on Sept 30

New Delhi: The Bhabanipur Assembly constituency in West Bengal will go for by-elections on September 30. For Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, this will be a crucial test which she must clear to continue holding her chair. Besides Bhabanipur, Samserganj and Jangipur in West Bengal, too, will witness by-elections. “…considering the constitutional exigency and special...

Mamata Banerjee to take oath as Bengal CM on May 5

After registering a thumping victory against the BJP, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will take oath as West Bengal’s chief minister for the third time in a row on May 5. The firebrand leader will be meeting West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at 7 pm and stake claim to form the government. Following the counting...

EC refutes allegations of Mamata Banerjee regarding discrepancies at Nandigram booth

The Election Commission (EC) has refuted the allegations leveled by Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee in her letter addressed to the poll panel about the alleged discrepancies during voting at a booth in Nandigram on April 1. In fact, the poll panel is contemplating taking action against the veteran politician under the relevant sections...

PM Modi takes a dig at Mamata Banerjee, says “…not seasonal with our religious beliefs”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a stinging attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for insulting the culture of Bengal and disliking his visit to a Kali temple in Bangladesh. PM Modi, while campaigning for the party in Joynagar, said, “Didi did not like me praying at the Ma Kali temple in...

Mamata Banerjee to contest poll from Nandigram against BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari

In what could be one of the most high voltage political battles, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will be contesting the Assembly election from Nandigram and vacate her Bhowanipore seat. In Nandigram, she will be fighting against TMC turncoat Suvendu Adhikari, who has joined the BJP and repeatedly attacked her and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee....