West Bengal Assembly Election Results 2016 (294):

In the 294-member house, the Trinamool finished with 211 seats -- substantially more than the two-thirds majority mark of 196, and the 184 seats it had bagged in 2011 when it came to power in alliance with the Congress. Trinamool supporters celebrated wildly, Banerjee said a campaign of slander and lies led to her party's sweeping win. "People do not like such campaigns.

Party Leadings Won
TMC - 211
Left Front - 76
BJP+ - 6
Others - 1
INC - -
BSP - -
Mamata storm sweeps aside all opposition in Bengal
Trinamool tsunami in West Bengal
Trinamool way ahead in West Bengal poll count
Trinamool takes early lead in West Bengal

West Bengal Assembly Election News 2016

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Shutdown in Darjeeling to be partially relaxed during Eid

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   1:58 pm
Darjeeling, June 25 (IANS) Amid the ongoing indefinite shutdown in the West Bengal hills, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leadership on Sunday said there will be "partial relaxation for 12 hours" on Monday for the Muslim community to observe Eid. View More..

BJP MP George Baker allegedly attacked by Trinamool

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   8:44 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) BJP MP George Baker and some party workers were on Saturday injured after alleged Trinamool Congress workers attacked them in West Bengal's East Burdwan district. View More..

Mamta regime not solving Darjeeling issue for political benefit: BJP

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   8:30 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday claimed that the ruling Trinamool Congress is not willing to resolve the Darjeeling unrest to gain political benefit in the region by trying to create a divide between Nepali and Bengali communities. View More..

West Bengal Governor wishes people on occasion of Rath Yatra

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   7:08 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Conveying his greetings to the people of West Bengal on the occasion of Rath Yatra, Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday said this is an occasion for joy and festivity which transcends the barriers of caste, creed, faith and community. View More..

SSB seizes wildlife products worth Rs 2.47 cr, arrests one

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   6:24 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Saturday said it arrested a smuggler from West Bengal's Alipurduar district and seized a consignment of wildlife products worth Rs 2.47 crore from his possession. View More..

Foreign devotees to offer traditional dishes to Lord Jagannath during Rath Yatra

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   5:50 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) At least 400 devotees from different countries, including Russia and China, would offer traditional vegetarian dishes from their countries to Lord Jagannath during the 46th edition of the Rath Yatra festival organised by the ISCKON here. View More..

CID seizes 270 rare species of turtle

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   5:34 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of West Bengal Police on Saturday arrested three persons from North 24 Parganas district and seized 270 rare species turtles from them, an official said. View More..

Future Group's Central looks at 40% growth in 2017-18

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   4:50 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Future Group's lifestyle and fashion retail outlet Central is looking at a 40 per cent business growth this year to take its revenue to Rs 3,500 crore, a top company official said here on Saturday. View More..

Playing in Wimbledon a dream come true: Jeevan (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   3:58 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Close on the heels of making the cut for the men's doubles main draw in Wimbledon this year, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan said it's a "dream come true" moment for him and he is all set to make a mark in his maiden stint in a Grand Slam tournament. View More..

Protests keep Darjeeling on the boil for 10th day

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   3:22 pm
Darjeeling, June 24 (IANS) Protesters demanding a separate Gorkhaland state continued to march through the streets here even as the indefinite shutdown called by the GJM in the Darjeeling hills entered its tenth day on Saturday. View More..

Ganguly refuses to comment on Kumble's 'untenable' remark

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   11:02 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who is part of the the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) responsible for selecting India's coach, on Friday, did not want to get into Anil Kumble's "untenable" remark as his reason for stepping down as India coach, saying it's not something he would like to get into. View More..

Ex-judge Karnan under 'treatment and observation' in Kolkata hospital

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   9:28 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Former Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan who was admitted to city's SSKM Medical College and Hospital after complaining of chest pain on Thursday, remains in there for "treatment and observation" on Friday, a hospital official said. View More..

Kolkata hospital asked to pay Rs 3 lakh for negligence

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:56 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A city private hospital was on Friday asked to cough up Rs 30 lakh as compensation by the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission (WBCERC) for alleged negligence in treatment of an infant leading to her death. View More..

CBI quizzes Narada sting accused officer, middleman together

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:48 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday interrogated Narada sting case accused Indian Police Service officer S.M.H. Mirza and alleged middleman Syed Tazdar Ali Mirza together at the agency's city office CGO complex, an official said. View More..

RKG Snooker Champs qualify for snooker meet playoffs

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:40 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Sourav Kothari-led RKG Snooker Champs became the first team to confirm their entry in the playoffs of the Bengal Premier League here on Friday. View More..

Kolkata Metro completes tunnelling under Hooghly

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   7:40 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), which is expecting to commission the first phase of the East-West Metro Project in the city in 2018, has completed tunnelling work under the Hooghly river in 66 days, an official said on Friday. View More..

GJM demands CBI probe into death of three activists

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   6:24 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Blaming the West Bengal government and senior officers for the killing of three GJM activists in police firing on June 17, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the deaths. View More..

Will fight for Gorkha community's revival till death: GJM chief

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   5:32 pm
Darjeeling, June 23 (IANS) Throwing a challenge to the West Bengal government, GJM chief Bimal Gurung on Friday announced intensification of the ongoing protest in the north Bengal hills and vowed to fight for "our community's revival" till death. View More..

Heavy rain lashes Kolkata, adjoining areas

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   5:26 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Kolkata and many parts of West Bengal on Friday afternoon. View More..

Students moving to plains amid Darjeeling shutdown

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   1:08 pm
Darjeeling, June 23 (IANS) Thousands of students studying in boarding schools here were being moved to the plains as the agitating Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) allowed a 12-hour window on Friday. View More..

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