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Bengal: 8 people found positive for UK, South Africa Covid strains
Tue, Mar 23, 2021

All the cases were reported between March 8 and March 13, said the state health department.

Violence ahead of Bengal polls: Boy killed in Bardhaman blast; TMC man dead in Jhargram
Tue, Mar 23, 2021

The victims in the Bardhaman incident were identified as Sheikh Afroz (7) and Sheikh Ibrahim (9). A preliminary report was sent to the Election Commission after it sought a report from the chief secretary, said sources.

EC bars political picks in Bengal civic bodies from work
Sun, Mar 21, 2021

Out of 41 board administrators named in the ECI order, 35 are from TMC, five from CPI(M), one from the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP).

Masks up, more Covid tests as uptick alarms health department
Sat, Mar 20, 2021

The daily spike rose from 283 cases on Sunday to 323 cases on Thursday before settling to 290 on Friday. At least 13 people have succumbed to the virus this week.

Clashes in Nandigram; TMC, BJP blame each other, complain to EC
Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Nandigram is witnessing the biggest political battle of this poll season where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting against protege-turned-rival Adhikari.

In tit-for-tat, TMC seeks cancellation of Suvendu Adhikari’s nomination from Nandigram
Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Trinamool’s letter to the EC comes on the heels of Adhikari moving the poll panel against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, accusing her of suppressing ‘facts’ in her nomination papers. Adhikari filed his nomination on March 12.

Our slogan shows which way wind is blowing in Bengal: TMC’s Debangshu Bhattacharya who wrote ‘Khela hobe’
Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Bhattacharya’s love for Trinamool goes way back to 2008 when he was a student of Class VIII. “The IPL had started then and my friends had huge posters of cricketers in their rooms. But I only collected photos of Mamata Banerjee,” he says.

Mamata injured in Nandigram: Election Commission removes officer in-charge of her security, East Midnapore DM, SP
Sun, Mar 14, 2021

Earlier on Sunday, the Election Commission’s Observers in West Bengal had reported back to the poll panel saying there is no evidence of a “premeditated” attempt on Mamata Banerjee’s life, as has been alleged by the Trinamool Congress.

55 police observers and 209 general observers would be deployed in West Bengal
Sun, Mar 14, 2021

Nine expenditure observers each had been appointed for the first phase, second phase (April 1) and third phase (April 6), and 10 observers for the fourth phase (April 10), said an EC official.

Mamata Banerjee discharged, two days after ‘attack’ in Nandigram
Fri, Mar 12, 2021

The Chief Minister emerged in a wheelchair from the hospital, waved at her supporters and headed straight to her Kalighat house in the city.

West Bengal elections: Mamata hopes to be back on campaign trail — in wheelchair
Fri, Mar 12, 2021

In a video message from SSKM Hospital in Kolkata where she is admitted, Banerjee urged her party cadres to remain calm and not to do anything that could trouble the common people.

Mamata Banerjee injured, says ‘4-5 people pushed me’; poll panel seeks report
Thu, Mar 11, 2021

However, local BJP leaders have rubbished the conspiracy angle. BJP leader Arjun Singh said, "She is lying for sympathy. Who will attack her? Police clears road for one kilometre wherever she goes."

9 Killed in Eastern Railway Headquarters Fire: ‘Both Railways and state govt are at fault… Will my son come back?’
Wed, Mar 10, 2021

“We are all mourning Amit's untimely demise. We are by the side of the late colleague's family, and will be by all means,” Kolkata Police said.

Strand Road fire: Goyal counters Mamata, claims Railways gave all possible help to state
Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Hours after the TMC chief's comments, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter to counter her accusations. “All possible assistance has been provided by the Railways to the state government during this unfortunate fire accident."

Kolkata Police file FIR, form SIT to probe Eastern Rly HQ fire
Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Power overload and electricity malfunction may have caused blaze.

Kolkata: FIR lodged after 9 killed in Eastern Railway HQ fire
Tue, Mar 09, 2021

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has set up a high-level committee to ascertain the cause of the fire

Bengal elections: Fresh wave of defections in TMC: 5 dropped MLAs, 1 nominee join BJP
Tue, Mar 09, 2021

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh, BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy, and senior leader Suvendu Adhikari handed over party flags to the five at the BJP’s Hastings office here.

Kolkata: 7 killed in Eastern Railway HQ fire
Tue, Mar 09, 2021

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the spot at night and confirmed the deaths. She also announced Rs 10-lakh compensation for the next of kin of the deceased.

West Bengal elections: Denied ticket, five TMC MLAs join BJP
Mon, Mar 08, 2021

TMC’s candidate from Malda’s Habibpur Sarala Murmu, too, joined the saffron party.

Bengal Assembly polls: Two former IPS officers to contest against each other from Debra
Sat, Mar 06, 2021

While it will be a political debut for Humayun Kabir, Bharati Ghosh had contested from Ghatal in the Lok Sabha elections. 

Star-struck TMC bets big on celebrities from Manoj to June
Sat, Mar 06, 2021

According to a party insider, the decision to field celebrities is an effort by the party to encourage young and energetic leaders to take up active politics and ensure victory.

Farmers well looked after by Mamata Banerjee govt, says West Bengal minister Shashi Panja
Fri, Mar 05, 2021

The minister said the Bengal government provides Rs 6,000 per acre to farmers as against Rs 1,214 per acre given by the Centre.

West Bengal: With political ‘sandesh’, sweet shops dish up tasty messages
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

The 'khela hobe' slogan is depicted on white-green sweets and 'Jai shri Ram' on orange sweets. According to Mullick, the demand of green and orange 'rosogullas' have also shot up.

Bitter electoral slugfest in West Bengal gets a sweet makeover!
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

While some sweets have political slogans embossed on them, there are others with carvings of the ruling Trinamool Congress supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the BJP’s poll mascot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kolkata: Four labourers trapped in manhole die
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

According to the police, the incident happened around 12.30 pm during the construction of an underground drainage system at Purba Putiary Pump house near Aikyatan club.