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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Indian scientists tap AI to identify aggressive breast cancer

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   12:46 pm
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) While the word "biopsy" is enough to send patients into a tizzy, oncologists say it is crucial to correctly identify the cancer stage and "faster growing" ones for appropriate and timely treatment. And to ensure accuracy, researchers in India are now turning to artificial intelligence (AI). View More..

Bengal teacher murders wife, arrested

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   10:06 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) A teacher in West Bengal's East Burdwan district who hired hitmen to murder his wife but then went and committed the crime himself has been arrested, police said on Saturday. View More..

Am excited, look forward to make ATK champions: Sheringham

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   9:48 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Declaring that he was both excited and enthusiastic, new ATK head coach Teddy Sheringham on Saturday said he was looking forward to combining with compatriot and team technical director Ashley Westwood to ensure the third Indian Super League (ISL) title for the side this year. View More..

ATK finances to be unaffected by split with Atletico Madrid: Goenka

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   8:22 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata seems to be focusing more on its shorter form ATK after snapping ties with Atletico Madrid, with its principal owner Sanjiv Goenka saying on Saturday that the divorce would have no impact on the financials as the Spanish giant never paid a "single penny". View More..

BJP jealous of Mamata's popularity, says Trinamool

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   7:10 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Saturday hit out at the BJP for making disparaging comments about party supremo and state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "out of spite". View More..

Mamata daydreaming about dislodging Modi: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   7:10 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday lambasted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her call to "dislodge" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it was due to her "frustration" as more and more people of the state were moving towards the BJP. View More..

No competition with Mohun Bagan, East Bengal: ATK owner

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   6:24 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchisee Atletico de Kolkata's (ATK) principal owner Sanjiv Goenka on Saturday said his team was not competing with city football giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, and saw no problem regarding allotment of home ground with the two big domestic leagues -- ISL and I-League -- slated to be held parallel this year. View More..

Kolkata metro evaluates GST impact on East-West project

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   5:38 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) is evaluating the possible impact of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the estimated cost of its East-West project in the city, a top company official said on Saturday. View More..

ATK unveil Sheringham as new coach

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   4:22 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) on Saturday unveiled newly-appointed head coach Teddy Sheringham and technical director Ashley Westwood for the 2017 season. View More..

Mamata daydreaming about dislodging Modi: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   1:14 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday lambasted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her call to "dislodge" Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused her of "disturbing" communal harmony. View More..

TMC-BJP governments are similar forces in nature: CPI-M leader

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   10:26 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Terming actions of Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government and the BJP-led central dispensation "similar in nature", the CPI-M on Friday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of centre's "corruption, atrocities and harassment" were "equally applicable" to her government. View More..

BJP quit India, shouts Mamata, says willing to join other opposition (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   10:14 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday went all guns blazing at the Centre's ruling BJP, accusing it of indulging in "massive corruption" and failure on all fronts, and pledging to remove it from power in the next general elections. She also indicated her party's willingness to side with all opposition forces ready to take it on. View More..

FIR against policemen who fired on Youth Congress workers in 1993: Mamata

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   9:32 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that FIRs would be filed against police personnel who had fired on youth Congress workers during a protest march here 24 years back. View More..

NCLT admits SBI's insolvency application against Electrosteel Steels

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   9:32 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The Kolkata bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Friday issued an interim order admitting State Bank of India's (SBI) insolvency application against the city based Electrosteel Steels Limited for initiating the corporate insolvency resolution process. View More..

BJP attacks Mamata for criticising Centre's policies

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   7:56 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Friday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of resorting to vengeful politics by registering false cases against BJP leaders and termed the Trinamool supremo's allegations of harassment against the centre as "laughable". View More..

Mamata calls for BJP's ouster in 2019 elections, says willing to join other opposition forces (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   7:54 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday went hammer and tongs at the Centre's ruling BJP, accusing it of indulging in "massive corruption" and failure on all fronts, and pledged to remove it from power in the next general elections. She also indicated her party's willingness to side with all opposition forces ready to take on the saffron outfit. View More..

India's commercial fast breeder reactor to be commissioned by 2017-end

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   7:52 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The first phase of India's much-awaited fast breeder nuclear reactor in Kalpakkam is likely to be commissioned by the end of this year, India's atomic power regulator said on Friday. View More..

Mamata accuses BJP of massive corruption, says 'Barda' Modi will go in 2019

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   5:56 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) In a blistering attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused it of indulging in massive corruption in many states, and claimed the central agencies were completely silent on the saffron party's scams. View More..

Mamata blames Centre for halting nation's growth

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   5:38 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Accusing the Centre of bringing to a halt the nations's growth across sectors and crashing the country's economy by implementing policies like demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday claimed that millions of rupees were looted by the BJP in the name of these economic reforms. View More..

'Raagdesh' story on INA trials should be welcomed by all: Sumantra Bose

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   3:56 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's forthcoming film "Raagdesh" on the contribution of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army (INA) in India's independence, should be welcomed by all regardless of differences, feels a member of the Bose clan. View More..

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