Somnath said, “Yechury will be truly a cementing factor in the party. People in general will find in him a vastly acceptable leader.'
Insiders said a large number of central committee members threw their weight behind Yechury against S R Pillai.
Within the party, Yechuri will need to win over the confidence of the dominant faction, which wanted S Ramachandran Pillai as the new secretary.
Chatterjee showered praises saying, “Yechury was far more acceptable to all quarters than anyone else."
So far growing, BJP grapples with infighting, clashes among members, limited campaign ahead of Bengal civic polls.
The last Trinamool manifesto had talked about a model basti in each ward, but work on only one has begun.
Kartick Banerjee spoke for nearly 45 minutes on Friday to a crowd of several hundred people.
The other house on which surveillance was kept is 1, Woodburn Park. It now houses the Centre for Asian Studies.
"There is also no evidence to suggest that it was ordered by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru," said Bose.
Roy has written an article for a magazine, “Udar Akash” (Open Sky), meant for Urdu readership in West Bengal.
Akhtar was treated for head injuries after a mob beat him with iron rods.
Singh told a rally in Cooch Behar that the enclave issue between India and Bangladesh would be solved very soon.
The charge sheet was submitted on the 177th day – just three days ahead of the mandatory 180 days.
The NIA chargesheet throws light on the Bodo extremists being one of the end users of the bombs that were manufactured in Burdwan.
Some members of the gang are believed to have escaped to Bangladesh.
The letters threatened school authorities with arson unless it is closed down,
On Mar 14, when a school was vandalised and an elderly nun ‘raped’, something snapped in Ranaghat, a Bengal town.
Feelers were sent for negotiating a deal but the school said it was not interested in selling the land.
Church and missionary sources said the Order to which the nun belonged is contemplating to take her out of West Bengal to some other state.
Top govt officials said that heads are likely to roll in police department for its failure to crack rape case.
The match was cancelled after maulvis of Chandipur village in Harishchandrapur Block-I issued a fatwa against it.
Why did Biman Bose step down?
23 new faces in 85-member committee, 19 between ages 30-50.
Mishra’s manners, his sartorial preferences speak of sophistication but he smokes “bidis”.
The formal announcement regarding leadership changes is to be made Friday evening.
Top TMC leaders talk of partymen having to stand up before Abhishek in a show of respect at rallies. Shielded by Mamata men, he is inaccessible to the media.
The BJP’s latest gains, therefore, can only have come at the expense of the CPM.
Bongaon, Krishnaganj: BJP gains not quite enough, Trinamool weathers Saradha
Banerjee will skip the meeting as a mark of protest against the NDA government dismantling the Planning Commission.
Biswas joined the Trinamool Congress in 2011 and became the minister for Backward Communities Development in Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet.
Mukul Roy said he will appear before the CBI when he will go to Kolkata.
In his speech, Finance Minister Jaitley responded quite robustly to the Bengal chief minister’s call for federal cooperation.
Mamata said Bengal is leading the MSME investment scenario and has an abundance of electrical power and skilled manpower.
He was speaking at 49th foundation day celebration of Ganashakti — the party’s daily newspaper.
In a worst-case scenario, it even may trigger splits and a re-organisation of the existing political order.
There are challenges to meet at the elections in the coming year. Parties have plans to implement.