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Mamata To Take Oath On October 7

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee emerged victorious in the recently concluded by-polls in the state.

Didigiri: Mamata Banerjee Wins Bhawanipur Bypoll With Record Margin Of 58,000 Votes

Oct 03, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The West Bengal CM beat the BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal after 21 rounds of counting on Sunday. Her winning margin was 54,213 in 2011 and 25,301 in 2016.


West Bengal Bypolls: Mamata Banerjee Leads In Bahawanipur, TMC Ahead In Two Murshidabad Seats

Banerjee, the TMC candidate in the Bhawanipur seat in south Kolkata, secured 16,397 votes, as per official data after the fourth round of counting out of the total 21 rounds scheduled.

Mamata Banerjee Slams Amit Shah Over Floods In West Bengal

Oct 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Banerjee said she will shortly write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek his intervention in the 'indiscriminate' release of water by DVC every time there is heavy rain in Jharkhand.


Bengal By-poll: 53% Voter Turnout As Mamata Fights For Bhawanipur

According to the last tally at 5 pm, 53.32 per cent of voters in the Bhawanipur Assembly segment cast their votes to determine whether Mamata Banerjee can continue as Bengal CM.

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30 September, 2021

Bengal By-polls: 36% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Mamata To Vote Soon

Outlook Web Desk

The polling for by-polls is underway in West Bengal’s three constituencies, including Bhawanipur from where the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.


29 September, 2021

After Luizinho Faleiro’s Resignation, Goa Congress Leader Accuses TMC Of ‘Defection’

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Former Goa Chief Minister and Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro is set to join TMC in presence of the party’s supremo Mamata Banerjee.


28 September, 2021

West Bengal Police Registers FIR Over Alleged Assault On BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

Outlook Web Desk

The BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly assaulted by TMC workers, during Bhabanipur bypoll campaign.


28 September, 2021

West Bengal Mulls Lateral Entry In Bureaucracy, Similar To Centre’s Move

Outlook Web Desk

The officials in the state administration said lateral entry would be done for the posts including special secretary and joint secretaries.


27 September, 2021

BJP’s Dilip Ghosh Cuts Short Bhabanipur Bypoll Campaign, Alleges Manhandling By TMC Workers

Outlook Web Desk

The BJP’s national vice president Dilip Ghosh alleged he was pushed by TMC workers, while he was campaigning for the party’s candidate in Bhabanipur.


24 September, 2021

With Eyes On Upcoming Assembly Elections; TMC Aims To Set Foothold In Goa

Outlook Correspondent

The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.


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23 September, 2021

BJP Will Collapse In West Bengal If TMC Opens Its Doors To Party’s Leaders: Abhishek Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee said BJP’s leaders mostly MLAs have been queuing up outside the party’s office in West Bengal.


23 September, 2021

Calcutta HC Allows EC To File Notification Contents In Bhabanipur Bypolls Case

Outlook Web Desk

The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.


13 September, 2021

Bhawanipur Bypoll: BJP Candidate Priyanka Tibrewal Files Nomination Against Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

A lawyer and BJP's state youth wing leader, Tibrewal is pitted against Trinamool Congress head and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Bhawanipur bypoll seat. Banerjee has to get elected by November 5 to retain her chief minister's post.


13 September, 2021

With No Heavyweights In Fray, Mamata Likely To Triumph In Bhowanipur

Outlook Web Desk

Mamata Banerjee, as per electoral pundits, will likely roar back to victory in Bhowaniopur constituency.


12 September, 2021

TMC Lambasts BJP For Using Purported Image Of Kolkata Flyover To Project UP’s Progress

Outlook Web Desk

The advertisement titled 'Transforming Uttar Pradesh under Yogi Adityanath' showed an image of a flyover painted in blue-and-white colours synonymous with the TMC government.


06 September, 2021

Suvendu Adhikari Skips CID Summon In Bodyguard Death Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Suvendu Adhikari, the BJP's Nandigram MLA, was summoned by the CID to its headquarters in Bhabani Bhawan in connection with the death case of his bodyguard Subhobrata Chakraborty.


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03 September, 2021

West Bengal Announces Scholarship For Students Scoring Above 60% In Boards

Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the 'Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme’ for students.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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