Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicWest Bengal Assembly Election

Topic: West Bengal Assembly Election

Poll updates: Mamata concedes defeat in Nandigram, happy Bengal ‘saved country’, BJP says it accepts mandate

Trinamool Congress wins in West Bengal, LDF in Kerala, DMK in Tamil Nadu and BJP in Assam. Here are the updates of the 2021 assembly election results.

TMC edge in Bengal, BJP win in Assam, LDF sweep in Kerala — what exit polls say

The exit polls predictions for four states and one UT were made Thursday. The results will be declared on 2 May.

Crude bombs hurled in central Kolkata amid last phase of polling

BJP's Jorasanko candidate Meena Devi Purohit alleged that the crude bombs were hurled at her vehicle while she was touring different polling booths.

BJP or TMC, we don’t know who’ll win Bengal, but we know who the loser is

While the EC has not really made itself proud in recent years, its conduct in the current assembly polls has established what it lacks — both a spine and teeth.

In West Bengal, why Covid is likely to turn the poll turf in favour of Mamata

Out of the total 31 Facebook ads released by the TMC since 17 March, more than half focused on Covid mishandling by the Modi government.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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