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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Rahul sir said it's all about mental preparation now: Shubman Gill

    Updated On : Mar 24,2018   12:20 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) His U-19 World Cup heroics still fresh in memory, top-order batsman Shubman Gill is now looking to walk Rahul Dravid's talk and be mentally strong as he gets ready to play against the "big boys" in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the Kolkata Knight Riders. View More..

Two arrested in Bengal with 200 pieces of fake Rs 2000 notes

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   10:40 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Friday seized 200 pieces of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) of Rs. 2000 denomination from the state's Malda district and arrested two persons in this connection, a senior official said. View More..

RS polls: Trinamool wins four seats, Congress one in Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   7:48 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress bagged four seats and the Congress one in the Rajya Sabha polls from West Bengal on Friday. View More..

Santosh Trophy: Chandigarh bow out, Kerala rout Manipur 6-0

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   7:38 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Chandigarh's semi-final hopes ended after a 1-2 loss to Maharashtra while Kerala continued their rampaging run with a 6-0 rout of Manipur in Group A matches of the 72nd national championship for Santosh Trophy here on Friday. View More..

RS polls: Trinamool wins four seats, Congress one in Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   7:18 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress bagged four seats and the Congress one in the Rajya Sabha polls from West Bengal on Friday. View More..

Armed rallies on Ram Navmi: Bengal BJP chief

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   6:46 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Confirming that rallies with the tradition of carrying arms would be taken out in certain parts of West Bengal on Ram Navmi this year, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Friday said his party is planning to celebrate the occasion in a bigger and much more grandiose manner compared to the last time. View More..

Pacer Shami's wife meets Mamata

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   5:06 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Beleaguered India pacer Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan, who accused her husband of domestic violence and extra marital affairs, on Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the issue. View More..

Rajya Sabha polls underway in West Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   11:06 am
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Voting was underway here on Friday to elect five Rajya Sabha members from West Bengal. View More..

CPI-M's allegations of age discrepancy unfounded and defamatory : Singhvi

    Updated On : Mar 23,2018   12:00 am
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Congress Rajya Sabha candidate from West Bengal Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday termed CPI-M's allegations of inconsistency in his age mentioned in the affidavits for the coming polls, as malicious and unfounded and alleged that they are demanding to scrap his candidature, to avoid obvious defeat. View More..

BJP more familiar with fake websites: Singhvi

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   11:16 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Attacking the ruling BJP on the issue of data theft, Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government should take action against it while accusing the BJP of being more familiar with fake websites. View More..

Amidst 'fraudulent transactions' charges, Binani seeks stopping insolvency move against subsidiary

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   10:44 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Amidst charges of "fraudulent transactions", Binani Industries Ltd on Thursday submitted an application before the Kolkata bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) seeking termination of the corporate insolvency proceedings against its subsidiary, company's counsel said. View More..

Mamata regime deliberately denying permission for Shah's meeting: BJP

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   8:30 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Thursday accused the state's Mamata Banerjee government of denying them permission for a meeting by party chief Amit Shah at a state run auditorium here and claimed that it is resorting to such tactics to stop BJP's progress in the state. View More..

Flexible Saha ready to bat anywhere for SRH

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   8:26 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) India's Test wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who was roped in by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) this Indian Premier League (IPL) season, said he's ready to bat anywhere and the team has star openers like David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan to give them a solid start. View More..

IPL: Vinay Kumar backs in-form skipper Karthik to deliver

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   7:52 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Experienced Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer R. Vinay Kumar, who won the Indian Premier League (IPL) with them in 2014, backed new skipper Dinesh Karthik, saying he will make a good captain despite eyebrows being raised when the stumper was given the role. View More..

Amidst 'fraudulent transactions' charges Binani, seeks termination of insolvency proceedings against subsidiary

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   7:50 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Amidst charges of "fraudulent transactions" Binani Industries Limited on Thursday sought the termination of the corporate insolvency proceedings against its subsidiary Binani Cement. View More..

Santosh Trophy: Mizoram thrash Odisha, Karnataka win

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   7:38 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Mizoram pummelled Odisha 5-0 for their second successive win, while Karnataka began their campaign with a 4-1 victory over Goa in the national football championship for the 72nd Santosh Trophy here on Thursday. View More..

Class 10 examinee kills herself over patchy relationship

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   6:52 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) A class 10 examinee allegedly committed suicide over relationship issues with her boyfriend in Rajarhat in North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, the police said on Thursday. View More..

ATK rope in Nigerian striker Uche

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   5:50 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Two-time ISL champions ATK have signed Delhi Dynamos' Nigerian star forward Kalu Uche for 2018-19 Indian Super League (ISL) football season, it was announced on Thursday. View More..

Table tennis player Soumyajit booked for rape

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   5:10 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Arjuna awardee table tennis player and Olympian Soumyajit Ghosh was booked on Thursday for raping a teenager. View More..

CWG 2018: Coach dilemma hampering gymnastics preparations

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   11:40 am
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Despite boasting of names that can bring India a medal from the coming Commonwealth Games, the dilly-dallying of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in naming coaches for the gymnastics team is hampering its preparations. View More..