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The Trinamool regime is very much reminiscent of the communist rule; only the scale, the sophistication with a light democratic veneer, is much higher than what the Left did in its heydays.
Faleiro, who met Banerjee earlier in the day, said she handed a huge defeat to the BJP in the state assembly election and asserted that 'Didi' will usher in a 'new dawn'
Mamata Banerjee has always tried to bite the hand that fed her. She should be kept out of the efforts to form opposition unity as she cannot be trusted in the fight against the BJP, Chowdhury said
Ex-Goa chief minister Faleiro refused to reveal on Monday whether he would join the TMC but praised Mamata Banerjee, saying the country needs a leader like her to take on prime minister Narendra Modi
Banerjee, who unsuccessfully fought the Bengal Assembly polls on BJP ticket, described his meeting with the TMC general secretary as a 'courtesy visit'
Exit Polls Results 2021: Pollsters give TMC edge in Bengal, favour BJP in Assam; DMK-Congress to win TN
The BJP is likely to return for a second term in Assam, however, a tight contest between the ruling party and the Congress-AIUDF alliance can't be ruled out
West Bengal election 2021 LIVE Updates: Eight-phased polls come to an end; 76.70% turnout today till 6.30 pm
West Bengal election LIVE updates: A total of 35 seats went to polls in the eight and final phase of the West Bengal Assembly election on Thursday
West Bengal polls 2021: Sporadic violence in Birbhum, Kolkata mars final phase; 76.07% turnout till 6 pm
Long queues were seen outside most polling booths since early morning, raising concern over the spread of COVID-19, even as the EC assured that all precautionary measures are in place
Bengal Elections 2021: Voting for 35 seats begins at 7 am; over 84 lakh electors to cast ballot in Phase 8
Bengal Elections 2021: Voting will be held at 11,860 polling stations spread over 11 Assembly constituencies each in Murshidabad and Birbhum, and six in Malda and seven in Kolkata
West Bengal Election 2021: Stray incidents of violence mark Phase 6 of polling; 79.09% turnout till 5 pm
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he will skip his visit to poll-bound West Bengal on Friday as he would be chairing a high-level meeting on the prevailing COVID-19 situation
The 43 Assembly seats are spread across four districts – Uttar Dinajpur, Nadia, North 24 Parganas, and Purba Bardhaman
West Bengal Election 2021: BJP vice-president, TMC ministers in fray among 43 seats in Phase 6 today; date, time of polling
This phase will witness the stiff competition between the ruling Trinamool Congress and its main rival BJP
Prominent names in the fifth phase include Siliguri Mayor and Left Front leader Ashok Bhattacharya, state ministers Gautam Deb and Bratya Basu and BJP's Samik Bhattacharya
CISF firing kills 4 in Bengal: EC bans political visits to Cooch Behar, extends 'silent period' for phase 5 polls to 72 hrs
According to PTI, the incident occurred when a quick reaction team of the CISF allegedly came under attack during a security patrol and a child was injured in the commotion
West Bengal Election: Over 76% turnout in phase 4 despite violence; CISF firing kills four in Cooch Behar
In another poll-related incident, an 18-year-old voter, Ananda Barman, was gunned down outside booth number 85 at Pathantuli which falls under Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district after clashes broke out between activists of the ruling TMC and the BJP
West Bengal Election LIVE updates: The new companies are drawn from the BSF (33), ITBP (13), CRPF (12), SSB (9) and CISF (4)
West Bengal Assembly election voting percentage: 76.16% votes cast till 6.30 pm, says EC's provisional data; polling ends
West Bengal Assembly election 2021 voting percentage LIVE Update | The polling has ended for phase 4 and the Election Commission's provisional stats indicate that at least 76 percent of voters exercised their franchise.
'PM Modi, Mamata equally popular': Row erupts in Bengal after BJP leaks Prashant Kishor's audio clip
Kishor, however, mocked the BJP saying the saffron party is taking his chat more seriously than the words of its leaders and also dared the party to release the full record of the chat
The fourth phase of polling for West Bengal will include nine Assembly constituencies in Howrah, 11 in South 24 Parganas, five in Alipurduar, nine in Coochbehar and ten in Hooghly
West Bengal Election 2021: Two BJP MPs, Union Minister in fray from 44 seats in phase 4; date, time of polling
The 44 seats due for polls lie across Cooch Behar and Alipurduar districts in north Bengal and in parts of South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hoogly in the southern part of the state.