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April 25, 20154:03 pm
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Polls for 90 municipalities were disrupted after panic broke because of the massive earthquake.

April 25, 20153:00 pm
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At 11.30 am Kolkata felt earthquake tremors that lasted for two minutes and was recorded 7.4 on Richter scale.

April 25, 20153:49 pm

According to preliminary reports, soon after the voting began this morning at about 7 am bombs were hurled outside several polling booths in Katwa.

April 25, 20158:47 am

The civic polls in Bengal will be a test for the BJP, which aims to become a major political force.

April 16, 20155:43 pm
Karat, who is the party's in-charge for Jharkhand, also opposed the Centre's sanction to raise the height of Sardar Sarovar Dam. (Source: Express Archive)

Karat said the poor record of the Manmohan Singh-led govt had paved way for the advent of Modi in centre.

April 9, 20158:47 pm
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The CBI had sent a notice to the TMC on April 6 seeking the details of the party’s accounts since 2010.

April 8, 20158:39 pm

The body of Bhabatosh Sarkar (48), missing for the past three days, was recovered from the forest last evening.

March 27, 201511:29 am
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The NIA chargesheet throws light on the Bodo extremists being one of the end users of the bombs that were manufactured in Burdwan.

March 20, 201512:51 am

Notice issued to him under the provisions of the PMLA as he "failed to submit relevant documents" which the probe team had sought from him.

March 17, 20154:36 am

Top govt officials said that heads are likely to roll in police department for its failure to crack rape case.

March 16, 20157:34 pm
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"We have sent our team for investigation with all necessary equipment and will catch the culprits soon," she said.

March 15, 20154:48 pm
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The nun was allegedly raped and two other nuns were assaulted when a gang of about 12 armed men raided a school.

February 28, 20157:03 pm
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Now Trinamool Congress has 11 MPs in Rajya Sabha and 34 MPs in Lok Sabha.

February 22, 20156:43 pm
Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee.

"I could have put you in jail also, but I did not do that out of goodwill," irked Mamata dared media persons.

February 19, 20152:01 pm

Police arrested four persons on Wednesday in connection with Tuesday's incident.

February 19, 20151:56 pm

"Whatever is happening at Kalyani is unfortunate. Everybody should maintain discipline," said Tripathi.

February 16, 20158:08 pm

"In 2016, it will be 'Bhaag BJP Bhaag'," party secretary-general and state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said.

February 16, 20158:03 pm

By-elections are being held to the Krishnaganj Assembly seat and the Bongaon Lok Sabha seat.

February 15, 20158:46 pm

He also mocked TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for "not standing" beside Roy in his time of crisis.

February 15, 20152:46 pm
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The comments came a day after Roy was left out in the cold by Banerjee in its organisational shake-up.

February 5, 20157:22 pm

The SC turned down the West Bengal govt and the Trinamool Congress's plea for its monitoring of the CBI probe.

January 28, 20156:12 pm

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reiterated that her government would not forcibly acquire land for industries.

January 22, 20159:31 pm
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Roy was earlier asked to appear before CBI for interrogation by January 21.

January 22, 20159:19 pm

The BJP leader wondered why senior TMC leader Mukul Roy was not facing CBI.

January 20, 201512:40 pm
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Sibal, a senior counsel of the Supreme Court, had met Mukul Roy, a Trinamool Congress leader last week.

January 19, 201512:30 pm

He was addressing party workers ahead of the February 13 bypoll in Bongaon Lok Sabha constituency.

January 16, 20154:31 pm
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A petition seeking removal of Transport Minister Madan Mitra was filed in the Calcutta High Court today.

January 16, 201512:49 pm

Trinamool minister Manjul Krishna Thakur left party to join the BJP on Thursday.

January 13, 20151:59 am

The protesting students, including those who had been on hunger strike, welcomed the announcement.

January 5, 201512:52 am

Abhishek Banerjee was allegedly slapped by an unknown person during a TMC rally in Midnapore on Sunday.

January 2, 20154:40 pm

Biman Bose said that from January 5 they would hit the streets across the state protesting against the act.

January 1, 20155:13 pm

Mamata created her Twitter account on the first day of the new year and soon got over two thousand followers.

December 30, 20143:37 am

75 rounds of bullets were fired by the police in the incident, killing 13 persons causing nationwide uproar.

December 28, 201410:35 am

Madan Mitra, arrested by CBI in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam, was discharged from SSKM Hospital.

December 24, 20148:23 pm

India is a country where unity is our strength. Divided we fall,'' Mamata Banerjee said.

December 12, 201410:13 pm

"Mamata Banerjee should now make herself prepared for CBI interrogation," Bose told reporters at Malda Town station.

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