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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Syed Mushtaq Ali: Rajasthan beat Karnataka; Punjab, Delhi, UP lose (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   10:10 pm
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Medium-pacer Deepak Chahar took five wickets as Rajasthan beat Karnataka on an otherwise day of reversals where Punjab, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh suffered their first defeats in the Super League stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament here on Tuesday. View More..

Financial system fundamentally wrong: Muhammad Yunus

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   8:32 pm
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Nobel laureate and micro-finance founder Muhammad Yunus on Tuesday said the existing financial and banking systems in the world have fundamental flaws as they direct people to work only for their own benefit, not caring about society. View More..

BSF man suspended for molesting Bangladeshi woman

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   7:44 pm
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) Constable has been suspended for allegedly molesting a woman passenger travelling by the India-Bangladesh Maitree Express from Kolkata to Dhaka, the BSF said on Tuesday. View More..

Bengal celebrates Netaji's 121st birth anniversary

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   7:40 pm
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal on Tuesday celebrated legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 121st birth anniversary with floral tributes, devotional songs, meetings and rallies. View More..

Mamata slams Centre for not declaring Netaji birthday national holiday

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   5:36 pm
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit out at the Centre for not declaring Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday a national holiday and lamented that the iconic freedom fighter is yet to get his due. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Chahar's fifer helps Rajasthan stun Karnataka; Bengal beat Delhi

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   5:16 pm
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Pacer Deepak Chahar took five wickets as Rajasthan pulled off an upset by beating the more fancied Karnataka by 22 runs in a Group A Super League clash of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament at the Jadavpur University campus ground here on Tuesday. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Raina cracks hundred as UP, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi win (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   9:42 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina broke a dry spell with the bat, smashing an unbeaten 59-ball 126 as Uttar Pradesh floored Bengal by 75 runs while Rajasthan, Punjab and Delhi also registered victories in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament Super League matches here on Monday. View More..

7th Asia Steel International Conference in Bhubaneswar

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   9:06 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Tata Steel, in association with the Indian Institute of Metals, on Monday announced that the 7th Asia Steel International Conference will be held at Bhubaneswar from February 6 to 9. View More..

Create own leadership, Yunus tells youngsters

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   9:00 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) The young generation should create its own leadership and encourage the natural instincts to build a new world, Nobel laureate and economist Muhammad Yunus said here on Monday. View More..

I will come back, says emotional Mohun Bagan star Sony Norde

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   8:38 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Struggling to keep his emotions in check, Haiti international Sony Norde, who has been a back bone of Kolkata football giants Mohun Bagan since 2014, said on Monday that he will return to the club after treatment of his knee injury. View More..

There should be banks to serve the poor, says Muhammad Yunus

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   8:06 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Nobel laureate and micro-finance founder Muhammad Yunus on Monday termed the existing banking model as "banks for the rich" and suggested there should be banks for the poor to boost the economic status of people. View More..

I am hopeful of a comeback soon: Raina

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   7:50 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina is hopeful of an India comeback "soon" after recently clearing the 'yo-yo' fitness test which is mandatory to stay in contention for the national side. View More..

Looking forward to make most of opportunity in SA: Iyer

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   7:30 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) South Africa-bound top-order batsman Shreyas Iyer on Monday said he is hopeful of making the best of the opportunity to play top quality bowling attack, and if given a chance would concentrate more on playing on the backfoot due to the extra bounce on the wickets there. View More..

Playing in Mushtaq Ali helped me prepare better for SA: Kuldeep

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   6:18 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) South Africa-bound chinaman Kuldeep Yadav on Monday said he is in good rhythm ahead of the six ODIs and three T20 internationals there after playing six matches in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. View More..

Gurkeerat's blitzkrieg helps Punjab win; Jharkhand lose again

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   5:26 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Veteran southpaw Yuvraj Singh and the big-hitting Gurkeerat Mann helped Punjab seal a thrilling three-wicket victory over Mumbai to win their second match on the trot in a Group A Super League Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 match at the Jadavpur University campus ground here on Monday. View More..

Two killed, scores of shops gutted in Bengal fire

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   4:10 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Two persons were killed when a major fire gutted scores of shops in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal early on Monday, fire brigade official said here. View More..

Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   1:22 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Goddess Saraswati, regarded as the Hindu deity of music, culture and learning, was worshiped across West Bengal with traditional pomp and gaiety on Monday. View More..

Veteran CPI-M leader of Bengal dead

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   12:18 pm
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader and former West Bengal legislator Nirmal Mukherjee has died at his residence following old age complications, party sources said. View More..

BJP's alliances in Tripura contradict its nationalism agenda: Yechury

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   9:20 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Accusing the BJP of befriending "fissiparous" outfits and "extremist organisations" to defeat the Left Front in Tripura, the CPI-M on Sunday said the party was contradicting its own objective and propaganda of "Hindutva nationalism". View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Punjab, Mumbai, Delhi, Baroda triumph (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   9:12 pm
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Punjab edged past Karnataka via a super over in a Group A Super League tie of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament at the Jadavpur University campus ground here on Sunday. View More..