According to the last tally at 5 pm, 53.32 per cent of voters in the Bhawanipur Assembly segment cast their votes to determine whether Mamata Banerjee can continue as Bengal CM.
The polling for by-polls is underway in West Bengal’s three constituencies, including Bhawanipur from where the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.
Along with former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro, Goa Congress general secretaries Yatish Naik and Vijay Poi and Goa Congress secretaries Mario Pinto De Santana and Anand Naik also joined the TMC.
Former Goa Chief Minister and Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro is set to join TMC in presence of the party’s supremo Mamata Banerjee.
The BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly assaulted by TMC workers, during Bhabanipur bypoll campaign.
The officials in the state administration said lateral entry would be done for the posts including special secretary and joint secretaries.
By-elections on the Bhabanipur assembly seat in West Bengal was challenged in the Calcutta High Court but it was dismissed on Tuesday. TMC's Mamata Banerjee is set to go against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal in the elections there.
The BJP’s national vice president Dilip Ghosh alleged he was pushed by TMC workers, while he was campaigning for the party’s candidate in Bhabanipur.
West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee minced no words in criticising BJP, a day after it wasn’t allowed to attend the Global Peace Meet in Rome.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with renowned world leaders and religious heads was invited to Global Peace Conference in Rome.
The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.
TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee said BJP’s leaders mostly MLAs have been queuing up outside the party’s office in West Bengal.
The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.
Sushmita Dev is likely to get elected unopposed. West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari tweeted about this decision.
The West Bengal BJP unit lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is set to contest the upcoming bypoll elections from Bhawanipur.
He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.
It was on this day in 1949 that Hindi, the most spoken language in the country, was adopted as an official language.
Over the past couple of months, reports of incidents of political violence on the supporters of the TMC and the CPI(M) in Tripura has frequently made headlines in the media in West Bengal and Tripura.
TMC youth wing activists take part in a protest against fuel price hike, in Agartala.PTI Photo
Newly-elected Rajya Sabha member Sushmita Dev (TMC) takes oath at Parliament House in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
Vice President and Rajya Sabha Speaker M. Venkaiah Naidu and others look on a newly-elected Rajya Sabha member Sushmita Dev signs in the register after taking oath at Parliament House in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
NCB Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede arrives at Narcotics Control Bureau office in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
A potter makes earthen lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
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