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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Child trafficking accused blames BJP leader for wrongdoing

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   6:48 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Jalpaiguri child trafficking accused Chandana Chakraborty, arrested with two aides this month, on Tuesday put the blame of wrongdoing on BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury. View More..

Minor girl raped in Howrah, one arrested

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   6:24 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly raped by a local near her house in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Tuesday. View More..

Fresh insight into sedative effects of antipsychotic drugs

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   5:52 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) In a new study that delves deep into understanding the sedative effects of antipsychotic drug Clozapine, researchers have shown that sedation can be reduced by stimulating an organism simply by introducing something novel or new into its environment. View More..

Banking operations disrupted in Bengal as unions go on strike

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   5:46 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Banking operations across West Bengal were disrupted on Tuesday as nine unions of workmen and officers of the industry went on strike to protest "anti people banking and labour law reforms". View More..

S&T in northeast plagued by poor infra, lack of good governance (Feb 28 is National Science Day)

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   5:14 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Delay in receiving lab equipment due to remoteness, corruption in fund management, dearth of jobs for returnee scientists and inadequate infrastructure are some of the major hurdles faced by researchers in India's northeast region (NER) who demand good governance to promote science and technology in its eight states. View More..

India can bring down cost for breast cancer detection: US scientist

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   4:12 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) American genome expert Mary-Claire King, whose work resulted in the identification of the breast cancer gene BRCA1 and transformed the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, on Tuesday expressed faith in Indian scientists to make technology cheaper for breast cancer detection. View More..

Amazon India sees consumables as growth driver

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   4:04 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Online retail giant Amazon India expects the consumables category to be the growth driver in future for the retailer, a top company official said on Tuesday. View More..

3 firemen injured in fighting Burrabazar blaze

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   2:30 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Three firefighters were injured while combating a blaze overnight that continued to rage in a building in the city's commercial hub Burrabazar area in central Kolkata, fire brigade sources said on Tuesday. View More..

Gujarat Lions pacer Nathu Singh to use India camp experience in IPL 10

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   12:12 pm
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Virat Kohli's aggression and advice from the Indian pace battery are what will inspire Rajasthan speedster Nathu Singh when he takes the field for Gujarat Lions in the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

'Notion of service must prevail to ensure quality healthcare for all'

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   10:32 am
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee publicly reprimanded Kolkata's private hospitals for "medical negligence and unethical money-making", experts offered a mixed bag of solutions to ease woes of patients but conceded it was a tough call to choose between cheaper treatment and the best care made possible by costly technological advances. View More..

Fire at Kolkata's Burrabazar area building

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   11:56 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a multi-storied building in the commercial hub Burrabazar area in central Kolkata on Monday, police and fire brigade sources said. View More..

Memorial on Mahasweta Devi to come up in Kolkata

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   10:42 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) A memorial to Magsaysay award winning late author and social activist Mahasweta Devi will be set up at her residence in Rajdanga here, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Monday. View More..

Camera-traps shed light on Asiatic wild dogs range of movement

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   9:36 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Researchers have for the first time estimated the range of movement of Asiatic wild dogs using camera-trap surveys in the forests of the Western Ghats. View More..

Bengal takes up 10 solid waste management projects

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   9:34 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government has taken up 10 integrated solid waste management projects for 14 urban local bodies, at a cost of Rs 421.69 crore, under Mission Nirmal Bangla, an official release said on Monday. View More..

Rackets in private, government hospitals: Mamata

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   9:22 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged private hospitals across the state to draw a line between business and service while ordering a stop to child smuggling and kidney rackets in both private and state-run establishments. View More..

Coal India's subsidiary SECL to buy-back shares

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   8:20 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Coal India on Monday said its wholly-owned subsidiary South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) has approved buy-back of 1,50,443 fully paid equity shares for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs 1,200 crore. View More..

Kolkata hospital death: Kin refuse to accept refund, to approach CM

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   7:30 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Refusing to accept the refund from a private hospital for allegedly having refused to release a patient over money, the family of the deceased patient on Monday cleared the bill dues calling for "revenge". View More..

Magma Fincorp plans to sell non-performing assets up to Rs 600 cr

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   6:50 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Asset finance company Magma Fincorp on Monday said it has approved the sale of non-performing assets (NPAs) of the company up to Rs 600 crore in one or more tranches. View More..

Mohun Bagan eager to make amends against Valencia (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   6:50 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will aim to make amends for conceeding a late goal in the first leg and clinch a berth in the AFC Cup group stage when they meet Club Valencia of Maldives in the second leg of their South Zone play-off at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Ferro alloy producers seek protection from cheap Malaysian imports

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   5:56 pm
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Amid concerns over cheap imports of ferro alloys from Malaysia, Indian ferro alloy producers on Monday called the Steel Ministry to undertake protective measures. View More..

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