March 01, 2021 6:44 pm
Emerging from a meeting with Banerjee at the state secretariat, Yadav said that the first priority of his party was to stop the BJP's progress in West Bengal.
March 01, 2021 4:57 pm
A TMC leader said the move is based both on Banerjee’s popularity among women and their anticipation of what the BJP campaign will be.
February 28, 2021 10:12 pm
Terming the ongoing political tussle between the TMC and the BJP as a "mock fight", CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury alleged that the saffron party is using money from the PM CARES fund, set up to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, to "buy" leaders during the time of elections.
February 28, 2021 3:48 am
The decision comes amid TMC's apprehension that Siddiqui's newly floated Indian Secular Front (ISF) may undercut its support base among the minority community, which comprises 30 per cent of the state population.
February 27, 2021 9:49 pm
The shuffle came hours after a BJP delegation, which included MPs Swapan Dasgupta and Arjun Singh, met CEO Ariz Aftab and urged him to remove "biased" police officers from election duty.
February 27, 2021 4:19 pm
In December last year, Kishor had claimed that the BJP will not cross double digits in the West Bengal assembly polls.
March 01, 2021 10:41 am
Polling in West Bengal will be held on March 27, April 1, April 6, April 10, April 17, April 22, April 26 and April 29.
February 27, 2021 8:22 am
West Bengal Assembly elections: Irrespective of the outcome, what is certain is that this will be a polarising electoral campaign, the likes of which Bengal, a Communist bastion for long, has never witnessed.
February 27, 2021 3:15 am
The Trinamool Congress chief asked if the Assembly polls can be conducted in three phases in Assam and in one phase in Tamil Nadu why the schedule for Bengal was spread over eight phases.
February 26, 2021 11:30 pm
The West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief asked the EC that if Assam polls can be conducted in three phases and Tamil Nadu in one then why Bengal polls were being bifurcated into eight phases.
February 25, 2021 6:34 pm
With a placard protesting against the petrol price hike hanging around her neck, helmet-clad Banerjee waved at people on both sides of the road during the five-km-long journey from Hazra More to the state secretariat.
December 29, 2020 7:34 pm
Mamata Banerjee, during a rally in Bolpur, branded Visva-Bharati VC Bidyut Chakrabarty as a "BJP man", and said that he plans to destroy the rich heritage of the hallowed institution by "importing divisive and communal politics inside its campus".
August 31, 2020 5:15 pm
Normal life was affected across West Bengal on Monday, the last day of the month, with most people preferring to remain indoors and vehicles staying off the roads, as a total lockdown was enforced across the state.
January 12, 2020 5:28 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his second day in Kolkata, paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary at the Belur Math, the headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission.
January 11, 2020 11:24 pm
Modi on his arrival was greeted at the NSC Bose International Airport by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, city Mayor and state Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh and other senior BJP leaders.
November 22, 2019 10:26 pm
Hasina and Banerjee share a very cordial relation and have mutual respect for each other, sources at the Bangladesh Prime Minister’s Office said.
July 14, 2019 6:41 am
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday walked in a rally to spread awareness on water wastage among public.
July 04, 2019 6:47 pm
Mamata Banerjee pulled the chariot of Lord Jagannath at the rath yatra, where Nusrat Jahan was a special invitee.
February 06, 2019 9:47 am
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is holding an indefinite protest following the CBI's attempt to interrogate Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar
July 21, 2018 1:38 pm
In Photos: The Martyrs’ Day rally is organised by the party every year on July 21 in the memory of 13 Youth Congress activists killed in police firing in 1993 during the Left Front regime in West Bengal.
June 22, 2020 6:03 pm
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is holding an indefinite protest following the CBI's attempt to interrogate the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar.
June 22, 2020 6:10 pm
Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".
June 22, 2020 6:12 pm
Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from
June 22, 2020 6:16 pm
Over 60 firefighters were pressed into service even as the fire at Kolkata's Bagree market continued to spread. Congested lanes and lack of firefighting mechanism made the task for firefighters extremely difficult. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
June 22, 2020 6:17 pm
At least one person was killed and 25 others injured in south Kolkata after a portion of the Majherhat bridge collapsed on Tuesday. The rescuers did not find anyone trapped in the debris overnight, but a police officer said clearance operations was
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm
With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm
Sugata Bose, TMC MP from West Bengal and a prominent historian has been critical of the government in the Parliament. At Idea Exchange, he expresses concern over the ‘poison of religious hatred’ being spread and discusses many pressing issues.
June 22, 2020 6:56 pm
June 22, 2020 7:07 pm