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TMC Top Brass Wants To Withhold Political, Religious Meets Following Rise In Covid Cases

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Calcutta High Court has directed West Bengal State Election Commission to file an affidavit on a petition seeking postponement of the elections in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases

TMC Fears Lack Of Attention To Budget After EC Announces Schedule Of State Polls

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Parliament's Budget Session usually begins in the last week of January every year.


Union minister Shantanu Thakur quits Bengal BJP's WhatsApp groups

Thakur, who refused to say anything else, did not take phone calls by PTI. His stance along with the move by 5 BJP MLAs earlier last month to quit party WhatsApp groups places a question mark over their future course of action, said analysts.

Supreme Court Quashes WB Govt Plea Against Granting Of Protection To Suvendu Adhikari

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

On September 6 last year, a single bench of the Calcutta High Court had extended interim relief to Adhikari against the summons issued by the state police's Crime Investigation Department (CID) in connection with a probe into the death of his bodyguard.


TMC stresses on winnability, clean image for selecting candidates for civic poll

A TMC core committee meeting was held at Banerjee's residence, who is also the TMC supremo, during the day to discuss the party's strategy and the candidate list for four municipal corporations to be held on January 22.

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28 December, 2021

Elections to four municipal corporations in Bengal on Jan 22

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The commission left out Howrah Municipal Corporation, amid the ongoing row between the Mamata Banerjee government and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over a bill seeking its bifurcation.


28 December, 2021

BJP Says Will Not Stop Until Mamata Banerjee’s TMC Is Politically Defeated In West Bengal

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BJP’s assertion comes at a time when there have been speculations that Mamata Banerjee’s TMC has entered into ‘tacit understanding’ to divide the opposition.


27 December, 2021

Former GJM Leader Binay Tamang Promises To Secure Gorkha Votes For Trinamool Congress

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Election to 47 wards of SMC, which was won by the CPI(M) in 2015, is likely to be held on January 22, along with four other municipal corporations in south Bengal.


25 December, 2021

5 Goa Leaders Blame TMC For 'Dividing Goans', Quit Party Ahead Of 2022 Assembly Polls

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Accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) of being communal and dividing people on the line of religion for votes, 5 primary members of the party resigned ahead of the 2022 assembly polls in Goa.


25 December, 2021

Merry Christmas Wishes Pour In From India’s Top Brass; PM Modi, President Kovind Among Others To Greet People

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Christmas: The political leaders in India have greeted people on the occasion, and prayed for the well being of the countrymen.


24 December, 2021

Unhappy Over Not Getting Chance To Speak In Last Meet, Mamata To Skip PM's Conference On Friday

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Her decision came a day after Banerjee was apparently not given a chance to speak during a virtual meeting of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


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22 December, 2021

CPI(M) Nominee Cries Foul Play In Kolkata Municipal Corporation Elections, Moves To High Court

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The West Bengal government and the State Election Commission (SEC) had earlier told the high court that plans are afoot to hold elections to 111 municipal bodies in six to eight phases by May, 2022.


21 December, 2021

Left's Reemergence In Kolkata Civic Polls Part Of TMC's Strategy: BJP

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He claimed that the TMC was trying to create confusion among the voters about who is the main opposition party in the state.


21 December, 2021

Bengal Chief Minister Offers Prayers At Kamakhya Temple In Guwahati

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On the eve of Trinamool Congress sweeping the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Elections, CM Mamata Banerjee payed a visit to the Kamakhya Temple


21 December, 2021

TMC Sweeps Kolkata Municipal Elections, BJP Bags 3 Seats

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

West Bengal: In Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Elections, TMC has won 134 seats, BJP—which is the main opposition party in the state assembly, has won two seats, the Left parties were leading in one seat, and the Congress has won two seats. The independents are slated to join TMC.


19 December, 2021

VHP To Launch Nationwide Campaign Against 'Unlawful' Religious Conversions On Monday

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"Efforts will also be made to bring those who have converted to other faiths back to the Hindu religion," he added.


19 December, 2021

Bengal Guv Alleges Diversion Of Funds For 'Maa' Canteen Scheme

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The budget document emanates that the allocation of Rs 100 crore for the scheme was proposed for the 2021-22 fiscal, Dhankhar said.


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18 December, 2021

KMC poll : TMC faces challenge to retain ground, BJP to snatch second position from Left

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The election in all the 144 wards of KMC will be held on December 19 and the counting of votes will take place on December 21.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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