India  

West Bengal Legislative Assembly

Indian political body

West Bengal Legislative Assembly    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

West Bengal Legislative Assembly: Indian political body
The West Bengal Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is Located in the B. B. D. Bagh area of Kolkata (Calcutta)-the Capital of the state. Members of the Legislative assembly are directly elected by the people. The legislative assembly comprises 294 Members of Legislative Assembly, which include 294 members directly elected from single-seat constituencies. Its term is five years, unless sooner dissolved.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

There should be universal vaccine program throughout country: CM Mamata at WB Assembly [Video]

There should be universal vaccine program throughout country: CM Mamata at WB Assembly

During her speech at West Bengal Assembly on May 08, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanded universal vaccine program across the country. She said, "Rs 30,000 crores is nothing for the central..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:09Published
WB post poll violence: 4-member MHA team arrives in Kolkata [Video]

WB post poll violence: 4-member MHA team arrives in Kolkata

After Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's grand victory in the West Bengal state Assembly elections, several photos and videos depicting violence of BJP workers by TMC cadres surfaced on social media and created..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:28Published
Watch: Newly elected West Bengal MLAs take oath as members of state assembly [Video]

Watch: Newly elected West Bengal MLAs take oath as members of state assembly

Newly elected MLAs of West Bengal took oath as members of the state assembly in presence of Protem Speaker Subrata Mukherjee on May 06. TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:18Published
Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM [Video]

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. The swearing-in..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:08Published
BJP workers' petrol pump allegedly vandalised by miscreants [Video]

BJP workers' petrol pump allegedly vandalised by miscreants

After Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's grand victory in the West Bengal state Assembly elections, BJP has alleged TMC workers of political violence in several districts. Another incident came into limelight..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:34Published
'Will work for development': BJP's Nisith Pramanik after winning Dinhata constituency [Video]

'Will work for development': BJP's Nisith Pramanik after winning Dinhata constituency

After winning the Dinhata constituency in West Bengal Assembly elections, BJP candidate and leader Nisith Pramanik on May 02 said, "Victory is victory. I am thankful to everyone in the constituency. I..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:00Published
'Tigress of Bengal': Shiv Sena congratulates Mamata as TMC shoots ahead [Video]

'Tigress of Bengal': Shiv Sena congratulates Mamata as TMC shoots ahead

Terming Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "Tigress of Bengal" after the TMC was looking set to return for the third straight term, Shiv Sena congratulated the leader on party's performance in the 2021..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:32Published
Bengal: TMC celebration despite EC ban amid Covid; BJP says 'will win Nandigram' [Video]

Bengal: TMC celebration despite EC ban amid Covid; BJP says 'will win Nandigram'

The counting for high-voltage West Bengal Assembly elections is underway. Kailash Vijayvargiya said he is confident of BJP’s win from Nandigram. Early trends showed BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari was..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:52Published
WB election results: TMC supporters celebrate early trends [Video]

WB election results: TMC supporters celebrate early trends

Counting of West Bengal Assembly elections is underway. TMC supporters celebrated outside Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence after the early trends showcase TMC crossing the magic number in the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:58Published
WB election results: Agent falls unconscious at counting centre in North 24 Parganas [Video]

WB election results: Agent falls unconscious at counting centre in North 24 Parganas

As the counting of West Bengal Assembly elections commenced, a counting agent of Congress candidate from Panihati constituency fell unconscious at the counting centre. Counting agent, Goapl Som was..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:01Published
WB polls: TMC RS MP Mausam Noor casts her vote in Malda [Video]

WB polls: TMC RS MP Mausam Noor casts her vote in Malda

TMC Rajya Sabha MP Mausam Noor cast her vote at polling booth number 69 in Malda on April 29. She was tested COVID positive and was under home isolation until tested negative. The eighth and final..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:52Published
Watch: COVID positive TMC leader Santanu Sen casts his vote wearing PPE Kit [Video]

Watch: COVID positive TMC leader Santanu Sen casts his vote wearing PPE Kit

TMC MP Dr. Santanu Sen, who was tested positive for COVID-19, cast his vote at a polling station in Sarbamangala Vidyamandir Kashipur, Belgachia, North Kolkata on April 29. Voting for the final phase..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
WB polls: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury casts his vote [Video]

WB polls: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury casts his vote

Congress MP and party's state chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury cast his vote at a polling booth in Murshidabad on April 29. The eighth and final phase of West Bengal Assembly elections is underway. The..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:14Published

You Might Like


Video: 'TMC goons attacked my convoy in West Midnapore,' alleges Union Minister V Muraleedharan

In a fierce battle of sorts against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the TMC won the recently concluded West Bengal Assembly elections.
DNA - Published

BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty finally breaks silence over West Bengal violence, says 'Bengal is burning'

Actor-turned-politician Mithun Chakraborty on Tueday (May 5) appealed to people to stop violence which erupted after the victory of TMC in West Bengal Assembly election on May 2.
DNA - Published

Mamata Banerjee meets West Bengal Governor, tenders resignation as CM

The Governor congratulated Banerjee as Trinamool Congress won 213 seats in the just concluded West Bengal Assembly elections.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021 Live: Poll strategist Prashant Kishor breaks silence after TMC win, says this

Mamata Banerjee's chief election strategist and head of IPAC, Prashant Kishor has said he was going to quit his 'strategising election' job.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: Voting begins to decide fate of 283 candidates in last phase

Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 35 seats in the eighth phase of the assembly elections in West Bengal amid the rampaging second wave of Covid-19. As many as 283 candidates are in the fray for 35..
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Assembly elections 2021: In Nandigram, some things don’t change

Nandigram failed to shrug off violence despite adoption of unprecedented measures by the Election Commission to maintain peace for a free and fair election. ​​​Charges and counter charges of..
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Assembly Polls Phase 2 voting today - documents required, COVID guidelines to follow

There are a total of 294 assembly seats that will be going to polls, of which 68 are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 16 for the Scheduled Tribes.
DNA - Published

West Bengal elections: Mamata, Amit Shah's rallies, roadshows to intensify Nandigram battle

With the conclusion of the first phase of West Bengal Assembly polls, all eyes are now set on the electoral battle between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her protege-turned-foe Suvendu Adhikari in..
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: Viral audio tape reveals Mamata Banerjee had sought BJP's help

BJP tweeted: 'Mamata Didi called the BJP vice-president of the district and asked for help. She is going to lose Nandigram this time."
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly polls: BJP accuses TMC of creating disturbances at polling booths

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from West Midnapore Samit Das on Saturday alleged that Trinamool Congress is creating disturbances in the rural areas of the district as voting in the first phase..
IndiaTimes - Published

Assembly elections: Polling begins, PM Modi urges people to vote in 'record numbers'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged voters to turn out in record numbers and exercise their right to vote as polling for the first phase of assembly elections in West Bengal and Assam began on..
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: All you need to know about first phase of polling today

Election Commission has extended 30 minutes of the polling time for phase 1 of West Bengal Assembly elections 2021 following COVID-19 guidelines.
DNA - Published

DNA Explainer: Origin of the slogan 'Khela hobe' and how it became war cry in West Bengal Assembly election 2021

During the poll campaigns and through social media, both the Trinamool and the BJP have been raising the slogan 'Khela hobe' to challenge each other.
DNA - Published

'Lord Ram' of Ramayan fame joins BJP ahead of West Bengal Assembly election

The actor came back in the limelight during nationwide lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 when the epic TV show, Ramayan, was rerun.
DNA - Published

CM Yogi Adityanath to campaign in West Bengal today

Elections to 294-member West Bengal Assembly will be held in eight phases from March 27 to April 29.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: Swapan Dasgupta resigns from RS, rubbishes TMC allegations on Upper House membership

This comes amid the Trinamool Congress' attempt to stir a controversy over Dasgupta's candidature from the Tarakeswar Assembly constituency.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: TMC to release manifesto today

TMC was about to release its manifesto earlier but the event had to be postponed after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered injuries on March 11.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: BJP meet to finalise candidates for upcoming polls

Initial discussion to shortlist names of the party candidates for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls started at JP Nadda's residence on Thursday.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: Actor Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP, to share stage with PM Modi

Actor Mithun Chakraborty on Sunday (March 7) joined BJP at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega rally.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: Mithun Chakraborty to join BJP? Kailash Vijayvargiya meets actor amid speculations

Mithun, who enjoys huge popularity in West Bengal, was a Rajya Sabha MP for CM Mamata Banerjee's TMC for two years.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly elections 2021: Speculations rife about veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty joining BJP-know more

BJP is yet to announce its candidate list for the polls.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021 to be held in eight phases from March 27, result on May 2

The Election Commission announced the dates for the Assembly Elections in West Bengal, Assam, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala on February 26.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly Polls 2021: 'If BJP, TMC, CPM can hold rally in the state, why can't we?' asks AIMIM leader Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has alleged that TMC practices hypocrisy as the party acts differently in Delhi and West Bengal.
DNA - Published

Amit Shah to visit poll-bound Bengal today to flag off 5th phase of 'Poriborton Yatra'

The 294-member West Bengal Assembly is likely to go to the polls in April and May this year.
DNA - Published

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: JP Nadda attacks Mamata Banerjee for depriving farmers in availing welfare scheme

He said that because of Mamata Banerjee's ego, the farmers of Bengal could not avail of the benefits of the Central scheme.
DNA - Published

Shiv Sena shares 'much-awaited' update on West Bengal Assembly elections, details here

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the decision was taken after discussions with Maharashtra Chief Minister and Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.
DNA - Published

Adhikari's resignation as TMC MLA accepted, says West Bengal Assembly Speaker


IndiaTimes - Published

Amid reports of him joining BJP, Suvendu Adhikari quits TMC

Amid buzz of him joining BJP, Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday resigned from the primary membership of the Trinamool Congress and relinquished all party positions. On Wednesday, the former TMC leader had..
IndiaTimes - Published

Exclusive: BJP forms 'Special-7' for upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections

For a total of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, seven central leaders have been deployed who will directly look into their six Lok Sabha seats.
DNA - Published

Blow to TMC, rebel leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns from West Bengal Legislative Assembly

Adhikari is likely to join the BJP during Union Home Minister Amit Shah's proposed visit to Bengal this week, sources close to him said.
DNA - Published

Disgruntled Trinamool leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns as MLA; BJP welcomes his decision

Disgruntled TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari, who had quit the Mamata Banerjee cabinet last month, on Wednesday resigned from the membership of West Bengal legislative assembly.
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Assembly Polls 2021: JP Nadda to visit Diamond Harbour today; know schedule

BJP Chief Nadda is on a two-day visit to West Bengal as part of his 120-day nationwide tour.
DNA - Published

WB Assembly polls 2021: AIMIM Chief Owaisi proposes pre-poll pact to Mamata Banerjee's TMC

After winning five seats in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly elections, US-educated lawyer and four-term MP from Hyderabad, Owaisi has announced his party will contest the upcoming Bengal Assembly..
DNA - Published

Ahead of the WB Assembly polls, BJP-TMC eye the Matua and refugee votes, offer sops to woo them

WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has granted land rights to 25,000 refugee families living in the state. Banerjee also allotted 10 crore rupees and 5 crore rupees grant for the Matua Development Board..
DNA - Published

2021 West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in presence of central forces: Dilip Ghosh


IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Assembly elections: Trinamool Congress reconstitutes Hindi Cell on Hindi Diwas

The Trinamool Congress appointed senior leader Dinesh Trivedi as the Chairman and Vivek Gupta as the President of the West Bengal Trinamool Congress Hindi Cell.
DNA - Published

Bengal speaker says no Question Hour during assembly session; BJP accuses TMC of 'double standards'

There will be no Question Hour during the upcoming two-day monsoon session of the West Bengal Assembly due to "paucity of time and the COVID-19 situation", Speaker Biman Banerjee said on Friday.
IndiaTimes - Published

Mamata's 'feminist' card: TMC aiming for two crore female voters ahead of 2021 West Bengal polls

In attempting to sweep the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) party in the state has revealed a new campaign strategy. This time, the Mamata..
DNA - Published

Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy expresses desire to return to active politics in Bengal

With just a few months left for the West Bengal Assembly elections, Meghalaya Governor and former BJP leader Tathagata Roy has expressed desire to return to active politics in his home state once his..
IndiaTimes - Published

To oppose CAA, Bengal calls special House meet on January 27

The Mamata Banerjee government will table a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) during a special session of the Bengal Assembly on January 27.
IndiaTimes - Published

TMC to table resolution against CAA in WB Assembly on Jan 27


IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Assembly by-election results live updates: TMC wins all three seats

As of 1:30 PM, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidates Tapan Deb Singha has won the Kaliaganj seat and the party is leading in the rest two seats.
DNA - Published

Constitutional head of West Bengal has been compromised: Governor targets CM Mamata Banerjee

While governor Jagdeep Dhankar stated that under the Mamata-led government, "constitutional head of the state has been compromised", the chief minister hit back saying "no one behaves the way he did"...
IndiaTimes - Published

Ruckus in Bengal Assembly as Minister and Cong MLA come to blows, Mamata forced to intervene

Question-answer session witnesses hostility.
DNA - Published

No proposal to amend Constitution to change name of West Bengal to Bangla, says Centre

On July 26 last year, the West Bengal Assembly had passed a unanimous resolution to change the name of the state to 'Bangla' in the three most-spoken languages -- Bengali, Hindi and English -- and had..
DNA - Published