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Mamata wins bypoll on Bhabanipur seat by massive margin

With a turnout of around 57%, it was the lowest showing at poll in Bhawanipore in 10 years, according to ECI.
Mamata Banerjee and TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee after TMC's thumping victory in Bhabanipur by-election.(PTI)
Mamata Banerjee and TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee after TMC's thumping victory in Bhabanipur by-election.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 01:48 AM IST
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ByTanmay Chatterjee, Hindustan Times, Kolkata

TMC leader Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay to fight for Khardaha bypoll on October 30

  • Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay had won from Bhabanipur seat when the West Bengal Assembly polls were announced on May 2, but decided to vacate it later for TMC chief Mamata Banerjee to contest.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) won in all the three constituencies of Bhabanipur, Samserganj, and Jangipur in West Bengal on Sunday.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) won in all the three constituencies of Bhabanipur, Samserganj, and Jangipur in West Bengal on Sunday.
Published on Oct 03, 2021 09:08 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Watch: BJP leader's reaction to losing to Mamata in Bhabanipur bypoll 

PRIYANKA'S ‘MAN OF THE MATCH' JIBE AT MAMATA
PRIYANKA'S ‘MAN OF THE MATCH' JIBE AT MAMATA
Published on Oct 03, 2021 08:24 PM IST
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Mamata Banerjee beats BJP, wins Bhabanipur bypoll to retain Bengal CM seat

MAMATA AVENGES NANDIGRAM LOSS, TMC CELEBRATES 
MAMATA AVENGES NANDIGRAM LOSS, TMC CELEBRATES 
Published on Oct 03, 2021 06:50 PM IST
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Khela Holo: Bhabanipur votes Didi back to power, helps her retain CM's post

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee smashes her previous records to win the assembly bypolls in Bhabanipur by more than 58,000 votes.
A Trinamool Congress supporter flashes victory sign wearing a face shield with a photo of party supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee outside her residence in Kolkata's Kalighat, on Sunday. (PTI)
A Trinamool Congress supporter flashes victory sign wearing a face shield with a photo of party supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee outside her residence in Kolkata's Kalighat, on Sunday. (PTI)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 05:01 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi

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Published on Oct 03, 2021 04:57 PM IST
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No victory celebrations after counting of votes: EC tells Bengal govt

  • The EC order comes as counting of votes for the by-polls in Bhabanipur, Jangipur and Samserganj assembly constituencies in West Bengal is underway amid tight security.
TMC supporters jubilate outside party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence at Kalighat, during counting of votes for the Bhawanipur Assembly by-polls, in Kolkata.(PTI)
TMC supporters jubilate outside party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence at Kalighat, during counting of votes for the Bhawanipur Assembly by-polls, in Kolkata.(PTI)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 01:27 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray

It's game on in Bhabanipur: Didi widens winning gap in final round of counting

The bypoll result at Bhabanipur assembly constituency is crucial for both the Trinamool Congress and the BJP, and would decide if Mamata Banerjee would be able to retain her chief ministerial chair. 
Bhabanipur assembly constituency has been a bastion of TrinamooL Congress lef by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI photo)
Bhabanipur assembly constituency has been a bastion of TrinamooL Congress lef by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 01:42 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi

Bhabanipur by-poll: BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal writes to HC over fear of violence

Priyanka Tibrewal from the BJP and Srijib Biswas of the CPI(M) are in the fray in the Bhabanipur by-election to the traditional seat of Mamata Banerjee.
BJP candidate for Bhabanipur Priyanka Tibrewal has said peace must prevail. (ANI File Photo)
BJP candidate for Bhabanipur Priyanka Tibrewal has said peace must prevail. (ANI File Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 08:17 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Bhabanipur bypolls: Mamata leads by 42,292 votes after 16th round of counting

The Bhabanipur constituency witnessed a meager 57.09 per cent voter turnout despite a high-voltage campaign by both the ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP.
Trinamool Congress supporters celebrate near CM Mamata Banerjee's residence in Kolkata on Sunday. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Trinamool Congress supporters celebrate near CM Mamata Banerjee's residence in Kolkata on Sunday. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 01:30 PM IST
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Bypolls results: BJD retains Pipili assembly constituency in Odisha

All eyes are on Bhabanipur in West Bengal from where CM Mamata Banerjee needs to win to retain her chair.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo/ANI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo/ANI)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 09:52 PM IST
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Will Mamata retain her CM chair? Counting of votes to Bhabanipur by-poll today

Mamata Banerjee has to be elected to the West Bengal assembly by winning the Bhabanipur by-poll before November 5 to retain the chair of the chief minister. 
The counting will be held in 21 rounds for the Bhabanipur constituency. (ANI)
The counting will be held in 21 rounds for the Bhabanipur constituency. (ANI)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 06:38 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

At 53.32%, Bhabanipur bypoll sees low voter turnout

In April when the elections were held, the voter turnout in Bhabanipur was 61.79%. Trinamool Congress (TMC)’s Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay had won the seat with 57.71% votes.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee comes out of a polling station after casting her vote during Bhabanipur bypoll on Thursday. (PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee comes out of a polling station after casting her vote during Bhabanipur bypoll on Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 01, 2021 12:14 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Kolkata

TMC, BJP workers clash in Bhabanipur during assembly bypoll

The police reached the spot to take control of the situation.
Paramilitary jawans during the Bhabanipur bypoll in Kolkata.(PTI | Representational image)
Paramilitary jawans during the Bhabanipur bypoll in Kolkata.(PTI | Representational image)
Published on Sep 30, 2021 07:24 PM IST
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Rigging complaints, bomb attack: Bypolls underway in Bhabanipur, & 2 other seats

Bypolls in West Bengal: Voting, rigging complaints
Bypolls in West Bengal: Voting, rigging complaints
Published on Sep 30, 2021 01:57 PM IST
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Bhabanipur bypoll: EC rejects BJP claim of booth rigging, cites mock poll delay

The BJP has fielded Priyanka Tibrewal against TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee and has been raising allegations of a missing level-playing field in the keenly watched constituency.
Polling underway at Mitra Institution in Bhabanipur on Thursday. (ANI)
Polling underway at Mitra Institution in Bhabanipur on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2021 09:04 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Highlights: Bhabhanipur records 53% voter turnout till 5pm

Bypolls across three assembly segments in West Bengal – Bhabanipur, Samserganj, and Jangipur; and one in Odisha – Pipili-- commenced at 7am on Thursday.
Kolkata: A paramilitary jawan checks the voter slip of a voter at a polling station during voting for Bhabanipur Assembly bypolls, in Kolkata, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. (PTI)
Kolkata: A paramilitary jawan checks the voter slip of a voter at a polling station during voting for Bhabanipur Assembly bypolls, in Kolkata, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2021 09:27 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Bypolls in Bhabanipur, Samserganj, Jangipur and Pipili to be held today

Tight security arrangements have been made for these bypolls. The most high-profile contest is in Bhabanipur from where chief minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting. Votes polled on Thursday will be counted on October 3.
Polling officials carrying voting materials leave for poll duty amid rains, on the eve of Bhabanipur by-election, in Kolkata on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Polling officials carrying voting materials leave for poll duty amid rains, on the eve of Bhabanipur by-election, in Kolkata on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2021 05:58 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times

Kolkata gears up to conduct crucial Bhabanipur bypolls today amid heavy rain

As many as 15 companies of central forces have been deployed in Bhabanipur, with Section 144 of CrPC imposed within 200m of polling centres in the south Kolkata area.
The results of the Bhabanipur bypolls, which TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee has to win to remain the chief minister of West Bengal, will be declared on October 3. (PTI Photo)
The results of the Bhabanipur bypolls, which TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee has to win to remain the chief minister of West Bengal, will be declared on October 3. (PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 29, 2021 10:18 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Bhabanipur assembly bypoll: Mamata Banerjee seeks to capture her home turf

In the 2021 assembly polls, nine candidates contested from the Bhabanipur seat out of which deposit of seven candidates were forfeited. The fight was primarily between the TMC and BJP. This time, 12 candidates, including Banerjee and BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal are contesting from the seat.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee during an election campaign for Bhabanipur bypoll, in Kolkata.(HT Photo)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee during an election campaign for Bhabanipur bypoll, in Kolkata.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 29, 2021 12:44 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Kolkata

Section 144 imposed in poll-bound Bhabanipur till voting ends on September 30

Amid reports of violence, the Election Commission has imposed Section 144 in Bhabanipur assembly constituency, prohibiting the movement of five or more people in the area.
BJP and TMC supporters clash during an election campaign in Bhabanipur, Kolkata. (ANI Photo)(Saikat Paul)
BJP and TMC supporters clash during an election campaign in Bhabanipur, Kolkata. (ANI Photo)(Saikat Paul)
Published on Sep 28, 2021 08:36 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi

Mamata's bypoll battle on as Calcutta HC refuses to stay Bhabanipur contest

A bench, led by active chief justice Rajesh Bindal, dismissed a petition questioning the EC's contention of a "constitutional exigency" for holding the bypolls to Bhabanipur assembly seat.
A view of Calcutta high court. (HT archive)
A view of Calcutta high court. (HT archive)
Updated on Sep 28, 2021 12:05 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Clashes mark the last day of Bhabanipur campaign

  • The TMC was quick to highlight images of the pistols being waved around by the bodyguards as another instance of the BJP trying to provoke people into creating an incident.
BJP National vice president Dilip Ghosh during an election campaign in favour of BJP candidate for Bhabanipur Priyanka Tibrewal as TMC and BJP supporters clash with each other, in Kolkata. (ANI Photo)(Saikat Paul)
BJP National vice president Dilip Ghosh during an election campaign in favour of BJP candidate for Bhabanipur Priyanka Tibrewal as TMC and BJP supporters clash with each other, in Kolkata. (ANI Photo)(Saikat Paul)
Published on Sep 28, 2021 04:14 AM IST
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‘Drama to get attention’: TMC MP on Dilip Ghosh 'heckled' and ‘abused’

TMC MP Saugata Roy said that BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh went to an area in Kolkata where there is resentment for him, and thus the protest was a spontaneous aftermath.
Updated on Sep 28, 2021 12:18 AM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'Focussing on Uttarakhand': BJP MP junks TMC leader's ‘return’ greeting

Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh remarked that BJP MP Locket Chatterjee stayed away from campaigning against Mamata Banerjee ahead of Bhabanipur assembly bypolls because she the Bengal chief minister to win.
BJP MP Locket Chatterjee hit back at Trinamool Congress to say Mamata Banerjee's chance at winning the bypolls at Bhabanipur looks uncertain. (File photo)
BJP MP Locket Chatterjee hit back at Trinamool Congress to say Mamata Banerjee's chance at winning the bypolls at Bhabanipur looks uncertain. (File photo)
Published on Sep 27, 2021 07:10 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

On BJP's post-poll violence claim, Mamata cites NRC deaths in Assam

Calling the BJP an insanely violent party, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee said hers was not a party of goons and its workers would feel embarrassed to even touch workers affiliated with the former.
West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election campaign in Kolkata. (PTI)
West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses an election campaign in Kolkata. (PTI)
Published on Sep 24, 2021 06:46 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

‘Complete lie’: BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal to EC on notice on Covid norm violation

Priyanka Tibrewal claimed that TMC chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee made the complaint to harass her as she had challenged the latter’s nomination for Bhabanipur bypolls.
Bhabanipur bypoll BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal said that it doesn't matter that the Election Commission sent her a notice over Covid-19 norms violation because she didn't do anything. (PTI Photo)
Bhabanipur bypoll BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal said that it doesn't matter that the Election Commission sent her a notice over Covid-19 norms violation because she didn't do anything. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 12:13 AM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Bhabanipur bypolls: BJP’s Priyanka Tibrewal objects to Mamata’s nomination

A letter by Priyanka Tibrewal’s election agent to the Bhabanipur assembly constituency returning officer mentioned several news reports carrying details of the pending criminal cases against Mamata Banerjee.
BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal said that her fight in the Bhabanipur bypolls against TMC chief Mamata Banerjee will be against “injustice” and for the people of West Bengal. (ANI Photo)
BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal said that her fight in the Bhabanipur bypolls against TMC chief Mamata Banerjee will be against “injustice” and for the people of West Bengal. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 14, 2021 04:16 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal files nomination for Bhabanipur by-polls

Tibrewal, who will contest against West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, requested voters to ‘come forward and make history.’
BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal files nomination papers from Bhabanipur (ANI)
BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal files nomination papers from Bhabanipur (ANI)
Updated on Sep 13, 2021 01:34 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Bhabanipur by-polls: BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal to file her nomination papers today

  • Tibrewal kickstarted her campaign on Sunday by painting the BJP’s symbol of lotus on a wall in Bhabanipur.
BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal flashes the victory sign after the announcement of her name as the party candidate for Bhawanipore Assembly constituency at the state BJP headquarters in Kolkata. (PTI PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)
BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal flashes the victory sign after the announcement of her name as the party candidate for Bhawanipore Assembly constituency at the state BJP headquarters in Kolkata. (PTI PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Sep 13, 2021 06:02 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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