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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Kohli is always a treat to watch: Ganguly

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   7:18 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday lauded Virat Kohli's innings of 92 against Australia at the Eden Gardens here in the second One Day International, saying he is always a treat to watch. View More..

Kohli leads India to a challenging total

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   7:14 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli played a fabulous knock but fell eight short of a well deserved century as India put up a challenging score of 252 against Australia on a tricky two paced Eden Gardens track in the second One-day International (ODI) here on Thursday. View More..

Steel consumption up 4.6% in August, exports rise 36%

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   6:52 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) India's steel consumption in August rose by 4.6 per cent to 7.416 million tonnes (mt) over the corresponding month last year and exports in the last month grew by 36 per cent, a steel ministry's report said on Thursday. View More..

'Hilsa 11' versus 'Prawn 11': Bengal to celebrate football with fish

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   6:38 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Ahead of the U-17 World Cup, a culinary battle is about to unfold for fish and football lovers this Durga Puja in the football-mad city of cricket crazy India. View More..

Allegations of minority appeasement against me deeply insulting: Mamata

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   6:14 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Strongly countering allegations of appeasing the minority community, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said such comments against her are "deeply insulting". View More..

Australia restrict India to 252 all out in second ODI

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   5:56 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli missed out on a hundred as India failed to capitalise on their good start to eventually post 252 all out in 50 overs against Australia in the second One Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. View More..

Former captain Dhoni's popularity in evidence at Eden

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   5:44 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) As Manish Pandey departed with India at 131/3 during the second One-Day International (ODI) here on Thursday, chants of "Dhoni, Dhoni" filled the Eden Gardens. View More..

Light drizzle stops play at Eden during second ODI

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   5:40 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The second One-Day International (ODI) between India and Australia was stopped by a light drizzle at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. View More..

Calcutta HC lifts Bengal ban on Durga idol immersion

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   5:02 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Thursday lifted all the restrictions on Durga Puja immersion imposed by the West Bengal government, allowing it till 12 a.m. on all days including on 'Ashura', the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram. View More..

Court lifts Bengal government's ban on Durga idol immersion

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   3:32 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Thursday lifted the restrictions on Durga Puja immersion imposed by the West Bengal government, allowing it till 12 a.m. on all days including on Muharram day. View More..

Kohli, other stars slated to take part in charity event during India-SL Test

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   3:06 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli is expected to participate in a charity programme for cancer patients on the 225th anniversary celebration of the Calcutta Cricket and Football Club (CC&FC) here on November 18 among a host of other former and current stars. View More..

Sehwag, Jhulan rings bell at Eden

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   3:00 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Former India women's team captain Jhulan Goswami and opener Virender Sehwag rang the bell ahead of the first ball of the second One Day International (ODI) between India and Australia here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. View More..

On song, Pandya wishes fans on Navratri

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   2:02 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The Gujarati in cricketer Hardik Pandya could not resist wishing his fans on Navratri even on match-day as India got ready to take on Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) here. View More..

India win toss, to bat first

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   1:16 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) India won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. View More..

Rohingya jihadis a 'common enemy', says Bangladesh PM's advisor

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   12:08 pm
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Rohingya jihadi groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba-backed Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) are "the common enemy" of Myanmar, Bangladesh and India, says Hassan Toufique Imam, Political Advisor to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. View More..

Durga Puja in Bengal with trans-boundary trysts and twists

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   11:36 am
Kolkata/Siliguri, Sep 21 (IANS) From goddess Durga draped in traditional Nepali attire for the grand celebration of Dasain, to the resplendent White Temple of Thailand to glimpses of London and the US -- Durga Puja in West Bengal is not only a showcase of the state's artistic heritage but has also evolved into a platform of its cross-cultural and trans-boundary influences. View More..

'New demon' GST pinches Durga Puja organisers, idol makers

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   11:32 am
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Blaming the timing of the Goods and Services tax (GST) rollout, Durga Puja organisers and idol makers here say they are feeling the pinch of the new indirect tax regime as advertising revenues are falling and margins are tepid. View More..

GNLF demands Mamata's apology for naming party chief on GTA

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   11:48 pm
Darjeeling, Sep 20 (IANS) The Gorkha National Liberation Front on Wednesday demanded an "unconditional apology" from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for naming its party President Mann Ghising among board of administrators to run the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) without his consent. View More..

BSF to organise half Marathon in memory of killed troopers

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   11:24 pm
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) In a bid to pay homage to the killed Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, BSF's South Bengal Frontier will organise a half marathon in the city on October this year, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

Fan sales down 10% in first quarter mainly due to GST: Manufacturers

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   11:06 pm
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Fan manufacturers on Wednesday said their sales declined by 10 per cent in the April-June quarter due to destocking by dealers and postponement of purchase decision before the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1. View More..

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