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Mamata To Take Oath On October 7

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee emerged victorious in the recently concluded by-polls in the state.

Didigiri: Mamata Banerjee Wins Bhawanipur Bypoll With Record Margin Of 58,000 Votes

Oct 03, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The West Bengal CM beat the BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal after 21 rounds of counting on Sunday. Her winning margin was 54,213 in 2011 and 25,301 in 2016.


Bengal Bypolls: All Eyes On Bhawanipur As Counting Begins In 3 Assembly Seats

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who had lost the assembly elections from Nandigram earlier this year, is up against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal and CPI(M)'s Srijib Biswas in Bhabanipur in south Kolkata.

Bengal By-polls: 36% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Mamata To Vote Soon

Sep 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


West Bengal Police Registers FIR Over Alleged Assault On BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

The BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly assaulted by TMC workers, during Bhabanipur bypoll campaign.

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27 September, 2021

BJP’s Dilip Ghosh Cuts Short Bhabanipur Bypoll Campaign, Alleges Manhandling By TMC Workers

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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.


09 September, 2021

Election Commission Announces Dates For Bypolls To Seven Rajya Sabha Seats In Six States

Outlook Web Desk

EC issued notification for RS seats in the states of Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Madhya Pradesh.


04 September, 2021

Covid Impact: Himachal Decided Against Reopening Of Schools, EC Defers Bypolls

Ashwani Sharma

The decision regarding school reopening was taken in the meeting of the state cabinet ,which reviewed the Covid situation in the state.On the other hand, the ECI informed the state that it will take a call on holding of the bypoll after the upcoming festival season is over.


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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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