Mamata Banerjee's party Trinamool Congress has registered a sweeping victory in the state. She took oath as the chief minister on Wednesday. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Mamata Banerjee got the mandate to run West Bengal for the third time in a row
  •  Soon after the results on May 2, news started trickling in of violent clashes erupting in the state
  • The opposition BJP and the Left have accused TMC of attacking their workers amid victory celebrations

Kolkata, Apr 15 (PTI) The Election Commission has decided to deploy 11 more police observers in West Bengal ahead of the fifth phase of the assembly polls on April 17, as a precautionary measure ...

Kolkata, Mar 26 (PTI) The Left Front and the Indian Secular Front on Friday urged the Election Commission to ensure hotels and guest houses in constituencies in West Bengal going for polls on ...

.Purulia, West Bengal, India
PM Narendra Modi speaks during a BJP election campaign rally in Purulia. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • CM Mamata Banerjee has announced an industrial park in Purulia's Raghunathpur with projected investments of Rs 62,000 crore
  • BJP has claimed that TMC has made false promises over the years 
  • It asserts that the saffron party will ensure a better future for the people of Purulia

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Kolkata: Women sit near a wall graffiti with slogan 'Khela Hobe', in support of TMC, ahead of the State Assembly elections in Kolkata, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. With the political mercury rising in West Bengal ahead of the Assembly polls, the bitter rivalr

  • The Left has come up with its own version of Shah Rukh Khan's 'lungi dance'
  • It sought to mellifluously criticise the policies of the BJP-led Centre as well as the Mamata Banerjee government
  • The parody touches various issues such as coal pilferage from abandoned mines, Sarada scam

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said the opposition 'grand alliance' will win the upcoming Assembly elections. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said Congress had initially demanded 130 seats
  • It decided against it in order to keep the gap for other parties
  • Left Front Chairman Biman Bose said his party wants to proceed further with the alliance