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 - -
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Gavaskar rings bell ahead of third ODI at Eden

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   2:16 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar rang the bell just before the Indian and England teams walked out for their national anthems during the third ODI at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. View More..

India headed for a green energy revolution: Harvard scientist

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   2:02 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Harvard chemist and energy innovator Daniel G. Nocera is a man on a "renewable" mission. The inventor of the artificial leaf and co-creator of its bionic version plans to launch a pilot of the advanced technology in India with the assertion that a "renewable energy revolution will take place" in the country. View More..

Ganguly to have Eden stand after him

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   1:30 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Sourav Ganguly will have the 'C' stand in his name at the Eden Gardens here. View More..

India win toss, elect to field in third ODI

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   1:16 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to field against England in the third One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. View More..

Can't promote 'Make in India' abroad & peddle 'Hate in India' at home: Tharoor (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   11:30 am
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has infused a lot of "personal energy" into his diplomacy, but it's difficult to push the Make in India initiative abroad while promoting "Hate in India" at home, says former central minister Shashi Tharoor. View More..

Mamata protests against scheduled union budget day

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   9:56 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Expressing her opposition to the presentation of the union budget on February 1, the day of Saraswati Puja, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday called for celebrating the festival "in a big way" instead of the budget presentation. View More..

BJP Bengal vice president sent to jail

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   9:26 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The BJP's West Bengal unit Vice President Jayprakash Majumdar, arrested for allegedly taking money from School Service Commission candidates by promising them jobs, was on Saturday sent to jail till February 3. View More..

Eden stand named after Ganguly to be unveiled ahead of third ODI

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:26 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said the stand to be named after him at the Eden Gardens will be unveiled on Sunday when India play England in the third ODI here. View More..

Dhruv Sunish wins ITF juniors tennis tournament

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:16 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) After playing the final in Chandigarh Grade three ITF Juniors in the first week of 2017 and having played the finals of two ITF Juniors in 2016 in India, title hungry Dhruv Sunish finally lifted the tennis championship trophy in boys singles at the 25th edition at the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here on Saturday. View More..

East Bengal up against Bengaluru in I-league contenders' battle (Preview)

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:10 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Hosts East Bengal and defending champions Bengaluru FC will look to seize an early initiative in their quest for I-League football glory in a fourth round fixture here on Sunday. View More..

Champions Trophy on India's mind ahead of Eden ODI vs England (Preview, Lead)

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:08 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Ironing out deficiencies and building on a formidable squad will be at the top of India's agenda against England in their third and final One Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday ahead of the Champion's trophy. View More..

Three LeT men sentenced to death by Bengal court

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:04 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including two Pakistani citizens, were sentenced to death by a West Bengal sub-divisional court on Saturday for plotting subversive strikes in Jammu and Kashmir. View More..

Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2.35 lakh cr investment proposals

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   5:58 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday. View More..

Three LeT operatives given death sentence by Bengal court

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   5:56 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including two Pakistani nationals, were sentenced to death by a West Bengal fast-track court on Saturday for plotting subversive strikes in Kashmir. View More..

England cricketers spend time with NGO kids

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   4:56 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) England cricketers including captain Eoin Morgan were seen with a posse of kids from a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Saturday after their exhaustive practice session ahead of the third One-Day International at the Eden Gardens here. View More..

'All England matches from now on a build up to Champions Trophy'

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   3:54 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) On the back of two defeats against India in their three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, England opener Jason Roy on Saturday said every game from now on is a build up to the Champions Trophy starting this June. View More..

Bairstow replaces Hales in England's T20I squad

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   1:46 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has replaced injured Alex Hales in the cricket squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) to be played against India from January 26. View More..

Dhoni centre of attraction in optional practice session

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   1:28 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) With the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series already in India's pocket, the third rubber against England on Sunday has little importance. But not to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was seen in full tilt during the team's optional training session at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. View More..

Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2 lakh cr investment proposals

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   1:20 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday. View More..

Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2 lakh cr investment proposal

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   12:32 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday. View More..

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