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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Coal India's sales outlook remains positive despite muted demand

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   12:10 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Despite muted demand from consumers, downgrading of mines and challenges from the renewable energy sector, the sales outlook of Coal India, the country's largest miner, for 2017-18 looks positive with an expected growth of around 4-6 per cent, analysts and stakeholders say. View More..

Ganguly wishes Zaheer on engagement announcement

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   1:14 am
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday wished Zaheer Khan all the luck after the pacer announced his engagement with Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge on Twitter. View More..

Vijayvargiya threatens central intervention if border smuggling on in Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   8:44 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Accusing West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of being deeply involved in the chit fund scams, BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday claimed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is having "sleepless nights" and threatened central intervention if smuggling in the border areas went unchecked. View More..

Saddened at the death of CRPF men: Mamata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   8:22 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed sadness the killings of CRPF troopers in an ambush by Maoist guerillas in Chhattisgarh's Sukma. View More..

'Development projects ignore fragility of Andaman, Nicobar Islands'

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   8:08 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Most of the development projects happening in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) are "almost in negation" of the reality of the fragility and vulnerability of the island chain, says researcher and author Pankaj Sekhsaria. View More..

Naxalabari, Mamata's constituency in Shah's three-day Bengal tour

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   7:54 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah begins a three-day political campaign in West Bengal from Tuesday, kickstarting his booth level public interactions with house visits to Naxalbari - where the Maoist movement in India was born half a century back - and carpet bombing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's constituency the next day. View More..

Protecting Bengal's interest in water sharing my priority: Mamata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   7:20 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that her government would prioritise the state's interest when it comes to the Teesta water sharing deal with Bangladesh. View More..

AIFF firm to check chances of malpractice in Lajong-Aizawl I-League tie

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   6:40 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) To take any chance of corrupt practices out of the equation, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is sending their Integrity Officer Javed Siraj a day earlier to Shillong where Lajong FC will take on Aizawl FC in what would be I-League's title-deciding match on Sunday. View More..

Chemistry research in India 'still not in big league'

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   3:46 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Despite an increase in research output and international collaboration, chemistry research, "the central science", in India is "still not in the big league", an analysis has revealed. View More..

Sachin flooded with birthday wishes from home and abroad

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   3:32 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who turned 44 on Monday, was flooded with congratulatory messages from the cricketing fraternity across the globe. View More..

AI flight suffers bird hit while landing in Kolkata (Third Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   3:26 pm
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) An Air India flight from Delhi with 254 passengers and crew on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Monday, an AI spokesman said. View More..

AI flight suffers bird hit while landing in Kolkata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   3:12 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) An Air India flight from Delhi with 254 passengers and crew on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Monday, an AI spokesman said ading that the plane landed safely and none on board was hurt. View More..

Appeasement politics will ruin Trinamool: BJP

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   2:58 pm
Seuri (West Bengal), April 24 (IANS) BJP's national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday warned West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of "total ruination" if it did not stop its appeasement politics. View More..

Air India flight suffers bird hit while landing in Kolkata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   2:20 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) An Air India flight from Delhi with 254 passengers and crew on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Monday, an AI spokesman said. View More..

Woakes doffs hat to opening spell as KKR return to their bowling best

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   1:42 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji had said on the eve of their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) that it is all about taking wickets in the Twenty20 format and his wards have the arsenal to do that. At the Eden Gardens on Sunday, the men in purple more than did just that. View More..

Air India dreamliner suffers bird hit in Kolkata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   1:28 pm
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) An Air India dreamliner aircraft from Delhi with 254 on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Kolkata airport on Monday, officials said. View More..

Batting collapse responsible for our loss, says RCB's Negi

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   1:26 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) spinner Pawan Negi on Monday refused to blame the pitch for their spectacular batting collapse against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and said it was a bad day at office for the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise. View More..

KKR's Gambhir gung-ho about team's bowlers

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   12:24 am
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) All keyed up after an emphatic 82-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their IPL game on Sunday, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir was all praise for his bowlers who shot out the star-studded visiting batting line up for a mere 49, the lowest in the tournament history. View More..

Kohli pulls up RCB batsmen for reckless show

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   12:04 am
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) A dejected Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday admonished his batsmen after collapsing to a 82-run defeat against the Kolkata Knight Riders here, saying such performance from the famed batting line up was "unacceptable". View More..

Satyarthi given P.C. Chandra award

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   11:50 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Nobel laureate and social activist Kailash Satyarthi was on Sunday presented the P.C. Chandra Purashkar (award) for his global crusade against child slavery and exploitative child labour. View More..

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