Bengal bypoll results: BJP's vote share rises, but party is long way from challenging Mamata's hegemony
If West Bengal follows BJP's Hindutva model, its new-found gains would be more sustainable than it was in the 2014 Lok Sabha Election, but then TMC leader Mamata Banerjee won't won't give up her space without a fight either
The new 294-member West Bengal state assembly will contain 41 ministers apart from Mamata Banerjee who is the chief minister
Seats for around 20,000 people have been arranged under a cover of about 10,000 square feet area on the venue.
West Bengal Assembly: Muslim candidates from TMC and Congress increase, Left's share plunges by half
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) had 13 Muslim lawmakers in 2011. Now it has only eight.
CPI said the Left Front's electoral tactic of "non-aggression" with Congress in West Bengal assembly polls did not help communist parties.
India’s 2016 voting season, a breakneck schedule of five Assembly elections — one of which was spread across more phases than the CPM won seats in West Bengal (just kidding, but you get the idea) — that began on 4 April, finally came to a conclusion on Thursday
For the Left, it is a battle for an ideological survival. Extreme positions espoused by a few in the Universities of Jadavpur and JNU cannot be a mainstream agenda of India.
Corruption in West Bengal becomes a major issue only when there are no redeeming features to offset these charges
Thursday's television analysis repeated four fatal errors of election analysis that I have seen (and sometimes participated in, I'm ashamed to say) over the past two decades
While elections are supposed to be about expecting the unexpected, here's a look at the candidates who lost despite the stars being in their favour.
The final results for the election in four states and one Union Territory are yet to be announced but the outcome is pretty clear to by now and it was a helluva roller-coaster.
The Modi pull may have played only a marginal role in 2016, but in a national election the logic will work the other way.
During Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry, BJP was the most discussed political party while West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee the most talked about political leader on Facebook.
ABP is one of Bengal’s few successful enterprises and Mamata Banerjee will surely think twice before doing it permanent harm
If Bengal is indeed in her bag, Mamata could be well on her way to Delhi in 2019. She has made her ambition quite clear on multiple occasions.
Exit polls are divided over Tamil Nadu but predict that BJP will win Assam, the Left Kerala, the DMK Puducherry, and TMC West Bengal
There are not many instances when a political party has lost an election roundly in a state on account of corruption charges. Take the case of Lalu Yadav.
After the marathon six-phase West Bengal Assembly polls ended on 5 May, politicians and celeb nominees are now spending their time with family and friends.
Given West Bengal's tradition of blood smeared elections, it is understandable why the Central forces may have wanted to err on the side of caution.