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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Sporadic violence during BJP-called Bengal shutdown

    Updated On : Sep 26,2018   12:00 pm
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Sporadic incidents of violence and vandalism were reported from some West Bengal districts on Wednesday during the BJP sponsored 12-hour shutdown in the state. View More..

Bengal Bandh: BJP called shutdown hits normal life

    Updated On : Sep 26,2018   10:16 am
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Rail-blockades in many stations and sporadic incidents across West Bengal districts partially hit normal life in a 12-hour called shutdown by the BJP on Wednesday. View More..

BSF seizes 7.5 Kg silver ornaments in Bengal

    Updated On : Sep 26,2018   12:44 am
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The BSF on Tuesday seized 7.5 Kg silver ornaments valued at Rs 3,01,500 from two persons at Khajibagan under Krishnangar Sector in Nadia district of West Bengal. View More..

Subhas Bhowmik resigns as East Bengal TD

    Updated On : Sep 26,2018   12:18 am
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) East Bengal technical director Subhas Bhwmik has resigned, the city soccer giants announced on Tuesday. View More..

Bengal traders to join national strike on September 28

    Updated On : Sep 26,2018   12:16 am
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Despite the state government's appeal not to go for strike ahead of festivals, the West Bengal chapter of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Tuesday said they would join the proposed nationwide strike on September 28 to protest the Flipkart-Walmart deal and foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail trade. View More..

Political temperature soars in Bengal on eve of BJP-sponsored shutdown

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   11:54 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The political temperature soared in West Bengal on the eve of the BJP-sponsored shutdown in West Bengal as the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP on Tuesday brought out rallies in the city and the districts opposing and backing the proposed disruption. View More..

Bengal shutdown call: Minister warns private schools declaring holiday

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   10:44 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday urged all government as well as private schools to remain open, assuring them that the state government will counter the 12-hour shutdown called by the BJP on Wednesday across the state. View More..

TRA with a tech co develops fine leaf counting equipment using AI

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   9:30 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Tea Research Association (TRA) has been focusing its research on the application of internet-based technologies and has developed an equipment using Artificial Intelligence (AI), in association with Agnext Technologies, for determining fine leaf count, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Bengal town tension: ABVP burns Mamata's effigy

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   8:28 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The BJP's students wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad on Tuesday torched an effigy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and demanded resignation of state education minister in protest against the killing of two students in Islampur last week allegedly in police firing. View More..

Greenply to invest 4 mn euros to scale up Africa plant

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   4:00 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) One of India's largest interior infrastructure company Greenply Industries will invest four million euros to nearly triple the capacity of its Africa plant in Gabon by 2019, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Beating malnutrition; health awareness seeps into interiors of Bengal (Social Feature)

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   12:58 pm
Purulia, Sep 25 (IANS) Shruti Roy, a chubby seven-month-old baby of Loharsole village in this West Bengal district bordering Jharkhand, is a far cry from all-too-familiar pictures of malnourished children. And as awareness grows among the shy and conservative pregnant women and lactating mothers of this region, more and more infants now resemble Shruti. View More..

Bengal school violence orchestrated by outsiders: Minister

    Updated On : Sep 25,2018   12:48 am
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday claimed the violence that took place in a North Dinajpur district school over the recruitment of new teachers last week was not orchestrated by students, but by outsiders. View More..

Former BCCI President B.N. Dutt dead

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   10:40 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Former President of Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India Biswanath Dutt, famed as a strict disciplinarian and one who brought the legendary Jagmohan Dalmiya into cricket administration, died at his south Kolkata residence on Monday following prolonged respiratory ailments, family sources said. View More..

BJP strike call: No leave for Bengal government employees on Wednesday

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   7:54 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Countering the 12-hour strike called by the BJP on Wednesday across the state, the West Bengal government on Monday said its offices would remain open and no leave would be granted to any of its employees on that day. View More..

India has potential to triple its trade with South Asia: World Bank

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   7:44 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) India has the potential to more than triple its trade in goods with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday. View More..

Another bridge collapses in Bengal, construction co booked

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   7:42 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Within a month of the Majerhat bridge collapse here in West Bengal, which claimed three lives, an under-construction bridge in South 24 Parganas district collapsed on Monday but no one was injured in the incident. View More..

Man gets new life in Kolkata's second heart transplant

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   6:10 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) A 51-year-old man from Kolkata was given a new lease of life after doctors at a private hospital conducted city's second successful heart transplant here on Monday. View More..

42 arrested for cheating in Bengal police recruitment exam

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   4:06 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) West Bengal CID has arrested 42 persons in connection with cheating in the state police constable recruitment examination from various centres, a senior officer said on Monday. View More..

India has potential to triple its trade with South Asia: World Bank

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   3:52 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) India has the potential to more than triple its trade with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday. View More..

Another bridge collapses in Bengal, none injured

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   11:48 am
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Within a month of the Majerhat bridge collapse here in West Bengal, that claimed three lives, an under construction bridge in South 24 Parganas collapsed on Monday, police said. View More..