KOLKATA: Thursday’s Lok Sabha elections in the Darjeeling hills were far from fair, the Left Front leadership said here. “There was one-sided voting in the region,” Biman Bose, Left Front Committee chairman, alleged.
Questioning the high turnout within a short period despite persistent rain, Mr. Bose said that in many places polling agents of CPI(M) […]
None had forgotten what the Congress did in the 1970s
“One should visit the villages and take ample surveys”
KOLKATA: Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s reported remark that there was no democracy in West Bengal and the All-India Congress Committee’s general secretary Rahul Gandhi’s recent comment that the condition of the people in the State’s Purulia district […]
KOLKATA: West Bengal will have the highest allotment of the Central forces during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls , Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said here on Tuesday.
In all 220 companies of the Central forces are being allotted for West Bengal. The forces would take up critical mobile positions acting as flying squads. There would […]
KOLKATA: Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s reported remark earlier in the day that there was no democracy in West Bengal and the All-India Congress Committee’s general secretary Rahul Gandhi’s recent comment that the condition of the people in the State’s Purulia district was worse than of those in Orissa’s Kalahandi evoked a sharp response from […]
KOLKATA: The Election Commission has served a notice on Bimal Gurung, president of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), for his alleged derogatory comments against West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and the State’s Minister for Municipal Affairs, Ashok Bhattacharjee, while addressing an election rally in Siliguri on April 25.
The GJM is supporting Bharatiya Janata […]
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday filed her nomination papers from West Bengal’s Kolkata Dakshin constituency for the Lok Sabha elections.
Accompanied by hundreds of party supporters, Ms. Banerjee arrived at the office of the District Returning Officer around 2.35 p.m.
Dressed in a white cotton sari with green border, she stormed into the […]
Trinamool Congress chief Mamta Banerjee takes part in a rally in Singur. PTI file photo.
Kolkata: The 18-somethings in this State cannot wait to excercise their newly earned adult-franchise. But it is not only the first-time use of the EVM or the receipt of the EPIC that excites them. Issues such as job creation seems […]
The All-India Forward Bloc wants its Left partners to join the government if the Third Front comes to power.
“We will not shirk from our responsibility as the Left parties have been instrumental in getting non-BJP and non-Congress parties together to forge a third alternative,” AIFB general secretary Debabrata Biswas told The Hindu here on […]
Kolkata: The poll alliance between the Trinamool Congress and Congress in West Bengal was a desperate attempt by the parties to survive, Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Sunday said.
Saying the alliance would meet the same fate as the grand alliance of opposition parties earlier, Mr. Bose asserted there was no alternative to Left Front […]
KOLKATA: Three days after releasing her party’s list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and other senior party leaders met here on Sunday to fine-tune the party’s election strategy.
Much emphasis is being laid by the Trinamool on strategy intricacies so as not to undermine in any way […]