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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West Bengal Assembly Election News 2016

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Centre seek suggestions and inputs from Ayurveda researchers

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   12:04 am
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) The central government on Sunday sought suggestions and inputs from ayurveda researchers and practitioners world over which may be incorporated in the AYUSH Ministry's works related to streamlining the study and practice of this traditional health science in the country, a minister said. View More..

Mamata 'very concerned' over Jayalalitha's health

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   11:52 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday expressed her concern over the health of her Tamil Nadu counterpart J. Jayalalithaa, who suffered a cardiac arrest in the evening. View More..

Am the voice of my conscience, Tripathi tells Mamata

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   11:48 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi, responding to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's accusation that he was "speaking in the voice of Central Government" in criticising her for opposing the army presence at toll plazas, on Sunday said he was only articulating the "voice of my conscience". View More..

Jadavpur University student found hanging

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   8:20 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) A Jadavpur University (JU) philosophy student was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room here on Sunday, police said. View More..

'Central regulations for ayurvedic industry soon' (Lead, correcting name in para four)

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   8:04 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) The AYUSH Ministry is planning to draw up a central regulatory framework for ayurvedic industry, an official said on Sunday. View More..

Mohammedan Sporting inaugurate grassroots development programme

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   7:54 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) City giants Mohammedan Sporting inaugurated their first grassroots football development programme at their club here on Sunday. View More..

Packet of banned notes found in Kolkata

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   7:52 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) A packet-full of torn and damaged currency notes of demonetised denominations was recovered in the city outskirts on Sunday, police said. View More..

Payas, Anusha lead seeds in Cadet and Sub-Junior TT Nationals

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   7:40 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 4 (IANS) Payas Jain and Anusha Kutamble were named the top seeds respectively of the sub-junior boys and sub-junior girls section at the 78th Cadet and Sub-Junior Nationals here on Sunday. View More..

'Central regulations for ayurvedic industry soon'

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   7:12 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) The AYUSH Ministryis planning to draw up a central regulatory framework for ayurvedic industry, an official said on Sunday. View More..

South Africa win first-ever golf Test series vs India

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   6:02 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) South Africa won the first-ever golf Test series against India with a total of score of 11.5-4.5 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club here on Sunday. View More..

Fire breaks out at Kolkata shopping mall

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   5:24 pm
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) A fire broke out at the plush South City Mall here early on Sunday. There was, however, no report of casualty, a fire department official said. View More..

Fire breaks out at Kolkata shopping mall

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   10:50 am
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) A fire broke out at the plush South City Mall here on Sunday. There were, however, no reports of casualties or injuries, an official said. View More..

Man dies in Bengal after collapsing in ATM queue

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   11:46 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) A man died while standing in a queue in front of an ATM outlet in West Bengal on Saturday as the people's struggle for cash continued on the third day of the new month. View More..

Bengal to stimulate job creation to beat demontisation effect

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   10:44 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) In a bid to nullify demonetisation effect on employment generation, the West Bengal government plans to launch another batch of 5,000 cars under the Gatidhara project by March 2017 to stimulate local employment, an official said on Saturday. View More..

Mamata fitted to be PM: Ramdev

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   10:20 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Heaping praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her austere lifestyle and political credibility, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday said the Trinamool Congress supremo could one day become Prime Minister. View More..

Bodies of two newborn kids recovered from Bengal

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   10:06 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Bodies of two newborn kids were recovered from two different districts in West Bengal on Saturday, police said. View More..

AYUSH should back capable people, says Ramdev

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   8:44 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday suggested to the AYUSH Ministry to bring forward people doing a commendable job in the disciplines of Indian traditional medicine, asserting that institutions can only succeed if they have capable people working in them. View More..

In her heart Mamata supports demonetisation: Ramdev

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   8:38 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev believes that in her heart West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee supports demonetisation, although she opposes its implementation. View More..

Delhi shine in table tennis tourney

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   8:10 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 3 (IANS) Delhi beat Gujarat 3-1 to claim the sub-junior boys' team trophy for the first time, while West Bengal retained the sub-junior girls' crown after defeating Delhi 3-2 at the 78th Cadet and Sub-Junior Nationals here on Saturday. View More..

Tennis ace Becker to be present at Kolkata 25k marathon

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   7:54 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker will be present during the third edition of the Kolkata 25K marathon which will take place here on December 18, a statement from the organisers said on Saturday. View More..