Bengal Civic Polls

  • Has Mamata conquered West Bengal? June 3, 2010

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday wrested control of the prestigious Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) in an electoral sweep of the civic polls that saw it humble West Bengal's ruling Left Front across the state. The state's urban voters gave the thumbs down to the Left, which suffered a humiliating...
  • Bengal results out: Mamata smiles, Left glum June 2, 2010

    Trinamool Congress storms to power in Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections on Wednesday. ...
  • Civic polls: can Mamata defeat the Left? May 31, 2010

    The big electoral battle in West Bengal, where voting was held on Sunday in 81 municipal bodies. ...
  • Fresh faces add punch to Bengal civic polls May 30, 2010

    In this year's civic polls in West Bengal, there are many first timers trying their luck in the electoral battlefield. ...
  • Train attack a 'political conspiracy': Mamata May 30, 2010

    New Delhi: The Jhragram train attack by Maoists has sharply polarised opinion ahead of the Bengal municipal polls, with strong condemnation from everyone including the intellectuals who have sympathised with the Naxal backed PCPA. A day before the municipal polls, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee gave a political twist...