Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

West Bengal Assembly


Winter session concludes: Bengal Assembly adjourned sine die

December 01, 2022 8:19 am

Eight bills were passed during the session, including the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill and Private Fisheries Protection (Repealing) Bill.

Dummy mosquitoes in hands, Bengal BJP MLAs protest in Assembly against rise in dengue cases

November 22, 2022 5:18 pm

Walking out of the Assembly, the MLAs carried mosquito nets and dummy mosquitoes, one of which wrapped in a blue-and-white saree.

Ruckus in Assembly over Nabanna march violence

September 16, 2022 4:36 am

Violence erupted in different parts of Kolkata and Howrah as policemen tried to prevent BJP leaders and workers from reaching the state secretariat on Tuesday, leaving several Opposition leaders, workers as well as cops injured.

Privilege motion moved against Suvendu over remark against Speaker

June 18, 2022 2:42 am

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Partha Bhowmick moved the motion against Adhikari after he made the alleged disparaging remark while speaking on BJP MLA Mukul Roy's disqualification case.

Bengal Assembly pandemonium: A look at the other infamous scenes

March 29, 2022 12:47 pm

A brawl erupted in Uttar Pradesh in 1997, when one Bahujan Samaj Party MLA allegedly threw a small loudspeaker at the Speaker's chair in the course of a protest against the BJP government.

Pegasus was offered to Bengal police for Rs 25 crore: Mamata

March 18, 2022 7:19 am

Banerjee said she had turned down the offer as the spyware could have been exploited politically, targeting judges and officials which was unacceptable to her.

TMC "very serious" about contesting polls in Goa; in talks with leaders from Congress, BJP, civil society

September 25, 2021 8:50 pm

Senior leaders of the TMC including a few MPs and MLAs are expected to be stationed in Goa for about five months in the run up to the assembly polls. The party is expected to announce its plans in October.

Uproar in West Bengal Assembly over post-poll violence: Amid BJP protests, Dhankhar forced to cut short address

July 03, 2021 1:19 am

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar could speak only for 3-4 minutes as BJP MLAs carrying posters and pictures of alleged victims of the post-poll violence came to well to stage protest.

Despite multiple defections, no disqualification recorded in Bengal Assembly in past decade

June 28, 2021 2:25 pm

In the 16th Assembly alone, around 24 of the 44 Congress MLAs and eight of the 32 Left MLAs had crossed over to either the TMC or the BJP. In many cases, parties have refrained from filing disqualification pleas for "fear of losing the main opposition party status in the assembly".