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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Modi's rallies in Kolkata, Siliguri on April 3

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   4:08 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two rallies - one at north Bengal's Siliguri and other at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground -- on April 3 ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said on Sunday. View More..

Toss: KKR opt to field first against Sunrisers

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   3:58 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik won the toss and chose to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. View More..

Trinamool, BJP try to capture party offices in Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   1:26 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) With West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and emerging opposition BJP intensifying their fight ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, capturing and recapturing each other's party offices have become a regular occurrence. View More..

Modi mask versus Trinamool motif sarees in Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   12:44 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are giving tough competition to sarees decked with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) symbol of twin flowers. This year, the nine-yard attire has joined the brigade of caps, t-shirts and other campaign material selling like hot cakes in West Bengal. View More..

Contractual worker goes missing in Hooghly

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   1:38 am
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) A contractual worker went missing in the Hooghly river during movement of a scraper dredger boat at the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers on Saturday, a GRSE statement said. View More..

India not the sixth largest economy, says Swamy

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   10:36 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Senior BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said India is the third largest economy, not the sixth, as mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinting that he and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley do not know economics. View More..

Statues of Modi, IAF pilot in Kolkata puja stirs row

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   10:32 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) A controversy erupted over a puja of Lord Krishna in north Kolkata, which depicted the return of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman by installing three life-size statues of the Indian Air Force pilot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan. View More..

Swamy moots India, China, US 'trilateral system'

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   8:58 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy here on Saturday said China's stance on Pakistan would change by September, and added India, China and the US should cooperate with each other by becoming the part of a 'trilateral system'. View More..

Warner still a leader within setup: SRH coach Moody

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   7:58 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) He may not be captain, but David Warner continues to have leadership role at Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), head coach Tom Moody said ahead of their opening tie against Kolkata Knight Riders. View More..

IPL: Not thinking about WC selection, says Karthik

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   7:48 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Not putting emphasis on this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for personal reasons, Dinesh Karthik said here on Saturday the lesser he ponders over World Cup selection, the better it will be for him. View More..

Elections a battle between unity and hatred: Rahul

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   7:00 pm
Chanchal (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "lying all day in his speeches", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday termed the coming Lok Sabha elections a battle between the Congress' idea of unity and the BJP-RSS' ideology of "divisiveness and hatred". View More..

Kane doubtful for KKR tie, Warner skips training

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   6:56 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) There were two major developments in the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) camp on Saturday. While captain Kane Williamson is doubtful for their opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), opening batsman David Warner skipped training. View More..

Fashion designer Agnimitra Paul joins BJP in Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   6:06 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Well-known fashion designer Agnimitra Paul joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Saturday. View More..

Mamata regime one-person show, did nothing: Rahul

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   6:02 pm
Chanchal (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, accusing her of running the entire state according to her whims. View More..

Warner gears up for innings 2.0 amidst much fanfare

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   5:42 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad's star opener David Warner is back in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League after missing the last edition due to the ban imposed on him by Cricket Australia for his involvement in Sandpaper Gate. View More..

Mamta government a one-person show, says Rahul

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   5:34 pm
Chanchal (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, accusing her of running the entire state according to her whims. View More..

Warner was with us in spirit last season: Yusuf

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   4:38 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) David Warner might not have been a part of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) last season, but for his teammates, it felt like he was constantly in touch with them throughout the season, experienced middle-order batsman Yusuf Pathan revealed on Saturday. View More..

Chaos at Rahul Gandhi rally in Bengal, no one hurt

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   4:28 pm
Chanchal (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) It was complete chaos at Congress President Rahul Gandhi's rally in West Bengal's Malda district on Saturday as a massive crowd had gathered at the venue to hear him, a Congress leader said. View More..

Modi to address BJP's Kolkata rally on April 3

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   2:54 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address seven public rallies in West Bengal ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, including a rally at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground on April 3, a source close to the state BJP leadership said on Saturday. View More..

Trinamool removes 'Congress' from its logo

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   2:24 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling All India Trinamool Congress has dropped the 'Congress' from its new logo earlier this month and added dollops of blue, white and green colour to it besides giving it a catchy slogan in a bid to make the party one with the people of the eastern state. View More..