Asansol: News

15 Dec 2022

West Bengal

Bengal: Stampede kills 3 at Suvendu Adhikari's blanket distribution event

Two women and a 12-year-old girl died in a stampede at an event organized by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) local unit where the leader of Opposition in the state, Suvendu Adhikari, was the chief guest in West Burdwan district's Asansol, West Bengal, on Wednesday evening.

14 Feb 2022

West Bengal

TMC registers victory in 4 municipal corporations in West Bengal

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday crushed the Opposition in the civic polls held in four towns in West Bengal.

19 Oct 2021

Lok Sabha

Babul Supriyo resigns as MP month after joining TMC

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Babul Supriyo today formally resigned as a Member of Parliament (MP), a month after he had quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

18 Sep 2021

West Bengal

Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo joins Trinamool Congress

Former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Babul Supriyo has joined the Trinamool Congress party (TMC), news agency ANI reported.

30 Dec 2019


#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements

Do you remember the last time our politicians were decent in public fora? Yeah, we neither! And this year, insanity and absurdness on public platforms touched new lows, courtesy the general elections.

03 Jun 2019


BJP mixing religion and politics with 'Jai Shri Ram': Mamata

The slogan 'Jai Shri Ram' has taken center stage in West Bengal politics. In the last couple of days, workers of BJP mouthed the words in front of several Trinamool leaders, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

30 Apr 2019

West Bengal

Asansol: After 'bed-tea' excuse, Sen says 'little violence happens'

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen, who is contesting from West Bengal's Asansol, found nothing unusual in the poll violence and said, "Thoda toh hoga hi, har jagah hota hai."

29 Apr 2019

West Bengal

Late bed-tea, Sen on why she wasn't aware of Asansol-violence

As violence mired polling in West Bengal's Asansol on Monday, Trinamool candidate Moon Moon Sen said she didn't know about it as she got her bed-tea "late".

19 Sep 2018

Babul Supriyo

Deserve benefit of doubt: Supriyo on 'break your leg' controversy

Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who is at the center of a controversy for saying he will break a man's leg, said on Wednesday that he deserved the benefit of doubt.