10 Apr 2021
Fourth-phase of Bengal polls begins; Union Minister, TMC heavyweights contesting
Voting for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls began at 7 am today. In this phase, 44 seats are up for grabs.
10 Oct 2020
Sikh man's turban pulled during BJP rally, Bengal Police clarifies
A massive controversy was ignited after a Sikh man's turban — considered holy in the religion — was purportedly pulled by a West Bengal policeman during a protest by the BJP.
07 Aug 2019
#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP leader to be cremated with full state honors
A prolific leader, a brilliant orator, and one of the most-loved politicians of India, Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night. She was 67.
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
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
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".
29 Apr 2019
#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote
The fourth phase of elections began on Monday as 72 Lok Sabha seats, spread across 9 states, went into polling. In this phase, 957 candidates are in the fray.
28 Apr 2019
Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles
The fourth phase of polls will be held on Monday, April 29. Like we have seen, the battle is not restricted to BJP and Congress, as several regional parties have shown they won't back down easily.
27 Nov 2018
Babul Supriyo takes pug on train to 'find' Vodafone network
Long train journeys in India can be pretty cumbersome, especially when your cell phone can't catch signals.
19 Sep 2018
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.
21 Jul 2018
A hug shakes Indian politics
For the BJP, it was "drama." For the Congress, it was an "unscripted" win. For the rest, it was plain amusing.
30 Jun 2018
Babul Supriyo refuses facilities provided by TMC government in protest
A day after he got into an altercation with the District Magistrate of West Bengal's Purulia while visiting the public rally of BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries, Babul Supriyo, has decided not to accept any facility provided by Mamata administration in protest.
21 Jun 2018
Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to include Yoga in school curriculum to 'create a healthy nation'.
14 May 2018
West Bengal: Locals retrieve ballot-box from pond. Safe keeping much?
In a surprising incident, a ballot box was retrieved from a pond in West Bengal's Sonadangi, earlier today. It is still not clear how the box landed in the pond.
30 Mar 2018
WB-violence: Two more killed, Babul Supriyo barred from entering Asansol
The violence that began in the aftermath of Ram Navami celebrations continues unabated in West Bengal.
22 Feb 2018
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan reacts on row over his song
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who has sung some memorable numbers in Bollywood films over the years, is currently facing protests for his song 'Ishtehaar' from the film 'Welcome To New York.'
22 Feb 2018
FIR against Diljit Dosanjh for allegedly hurting Sikh sentiments
Troubles seem to be chasing the team of 'Welcome To New York.' After a song by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan sparked a controversy for the makers, an FIR has now been filed against the lead actor of the film, Diljit Dosanjh.
19 Feb 2018
Babul Supriyo launches protest against Pakistani artists singing in Bollywood
While Pakistani actors were banned from working in Bollywood post the 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' fiasco, the singers from across the border continue to lend their voices to songs in Hindi films.
03 Oct 2017
Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror
BJP chief Amit Shah has flagged off the Janaraksha Yatra to be led by the party's state president Kummanam Rajashekhharan at Payyannur.
30 Apr 2017
Amit Shah gearing up for West Bengal
BJP chief Amit Shah visited West Bengal for 3 days to identify the road map for the BJP to make headway in the state.
30 Mar 2017
MEA denies permission to rename West Bengal to Bangla
The Ministry of External Affairs has denied West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wish to rename the state Bangla. The MEA said it created confusion over its similarity to Bangladesh.
02 Feb 2017
ED officer suspended for alleged involvement in Rose Valley
Assistant director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata, Manoj Kumar, was suspended on Wednesday after photos and videos of him with Gautum Kundu's wife went viral.
13 Jan 2017
Rose Valley scam: TMC's Sudip Bandopadhyay sent to jail
The TMC's Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandopadhyay was sent to jail by a CBI court.
03 Jan 2017
Sudip Bandyopadhyay arrested in Rose Valley scam
Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay was arrested on Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the Rs.15,000 crore Rose Valley chit fund scam.
02 Jan 2017
Tapas Pal names Babul Supriyo in Rose Valley scam
On Sunday, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal accused Babul Supriyo of dragging him into the Rose Valley scam.
30 Dec 2016
TMC MP Tapas Pal arrested in Rose Valley scam
Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal has been arrested by the CBI for links to the Rose Valley chit-fund scam; he was questioned by the CBI in the case earlier today.
23 Dec 2016
Rose Valley scam sees assets worth Rs.1,250 crore seized
The Enforcement Directorate seized assets worth Rs.1,250 crore from the money laundering and ponzi schemes run by the Rose Valley Group. The ED also obtained assets which included eight hotels and a Rolls Royce.
03 Aug 2016
West Bengal: Now just 'Bengal'
Mamata Banerjee's state cabinet passed a proposal to rechristen West Bengal to 'Bengal' in English.