07 Dec 2020
A senior worker of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) died on Monday during the party's rally in Siliguri, West Bengal.
03 Dec 2020
With its eye on the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections, the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has come up with plans to reach out to 10 million households.
27 Nov 2020
Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.
10 Oct 2020
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.
11 Sep 2020
On a day when India added a record 96,551 new coronavirus cases and the total tally breached the 45 lakh mark, BJP Bengal President Dilip Ghosh declared that the health crisis is over and that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was imposing lockdowns to block the saffron party's rallies.
24 Jul 2020
At a time when the world is scrambling to develop a vaccine against coronavirus, a Union Minister launched a "papad" claiming it develops antibodies to fight the highly contagious disease.
13 Jul 2020
In a shocking incident, an MLA of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Debendra Nath Ray, was found hanging near his home on Monday morning, sparking allegations from the saffron party that he has been murdered.
15 Apr 2020
At a time when political adversaries have kept aside their differences to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, a battle is taking shape in West Bengal, one involving Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the Trinamool government.
31 Jan 2020
In yet another controversial statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh said that the woman protestor heckled by the party's supporters should "thank her stars."
29 Jan 2020
The Bharatiya Janata Party's unhealthy obsession with the ongoing protest in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh was reflected again on Tuesday when the chief of party's West Bengal unit, Dilip Ghosh, wondered why agitating "women and children weren't dying".
20 Jan 2020
Taking the political discourse in the country to another low, a parliamentarian of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has called intellectuals, who are protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), "dogs" of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
24 Dec 2019
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has put Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the receiving end of criticism, with many saying that the ruling party didn't pay attention to India's secular nature.
07 Nov 2019
A couple of days back Bharatiya Janata Party's West Bengal chief made the appalling claim that cow's milk contains gold, and we're already witnessing its repercussions.
05 Nov 2019
Much has been said, written, and joked about BJP's obsession with cows. But has the ridicule stopped its leaders from making bizarre comments? Of course not.
28 Aug 2019
A suo motu case has been registered against Dilip Ghosh, who heads the West Bengal wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for his controversial statement in which he exhorted his party's cadre to thrash Trinamool members and the state police.
21 Jul 2019
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is likely to launch the Trinamool Congress's poll campaign for the 2021 Assembly elections in the state at its mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata on Sunday.
29 Jun 2019
Mamata Banerjee has found herself in the middle of a huge controversy, courtesy a circular which was issued earlier this week.
13 Jun 2019
As the assault on doctors at the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital on Monday escalated into a strike in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee issued an ultimatum, threatening doctors to resume work.
27 May 2019
A BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Bhatapara of North 24 Parganas district on Sunday night, forcing authorities to step up security in the area.
12 May 2019
Bharati Ghosh was once West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's trusted aide. After falling out with Trinamool Chief, the former IPS officer joined BJP and is now contesting polls from Ghatal Lok Sabha seat.
12 May 2019
The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.
06 May 2019
In 2008, Singur became the hotbed of West Bengal politics after Mamata Banerjee led an agitation against Tata Motors, which catapulted her to national politics.
14 Apr 2019
Launching a fresh salvo on BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday questioned 'armed' processions which were taken out on Ram Navami by the saffron party and VHP.
03 Apr 2019
Not being the one to back down from an election battleground, Trinamool matriarch and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee changed her schedule to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her state on Wednesday.
23 Mar 2019
Mamata Banerjee's party will be known as Trinamool, henceforth, after the party dropped "Congress" from its logo.
24 Feb 2019
A retired IPS officer Gaurav Dutt committed suicide earlier this week and blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in his note.
10 Feb 2019
BJP leader Mukul Roy is among the four people who have been booked for the murder of a Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA in West Bengal's Nadia district on Saturday night.
30 Jan 2019
On Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had a heated exchange. Singh had called her over the violence that erupted after BJP President Amit Shah addressed a rally in WB, earlier in the day.
19 Jan 2019
Mamata Banerjee's United Rally in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Saturday which is primarily a show of strength of opposition leaders will be attended by towering leaders of the country, including a former Prime Minister and several ex-Chief Ministers.
06 Jan 2019
West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh, who recently said state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could become Prime Minister, has now said there is no such possibility.
16 Dec 2018
The West Bengal government yesterday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra, citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party was planning to take out the yatra.
07 Dec 2018
West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh has said his party has full faith in the judiciary and hoped it would be able to kick-start its Rath Yatra campaign from today.
12 Oct 2018
While hearing a petition challenging the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government's decision to allot Rs. 28cr for Durga Puja celebrations, the Supreme Court refused to interfere with the government's decision.
09 Oct 2018
With an eye on the next Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal BJP unit would take out three rath yatras covering all the 42 Parliamentary Constituencies of the State.
21 Sep 2018
A college student, injured in a clash between a mob and the police in North Dinajpur's Islampur, died today, pushing the death toll to two, even as a 12-hour bandh called by BJP is underway in the West Bengal district.
17 Sep 2018
West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh's vehicle came under attack today in East Midnapore district, where he arrived in the morning with a contingent of 10-12 cars to attend a meeting, a police officer said.
11 Aug 2018
BJP President Amit Shah will be addressing a rally in West Bengal on Saturday, and ahead of the big event, anti-BJP posters have cropped up at the venue.
17 Jul 2018
A day after 90 people were injured at a tent-collapse in PM Narendra Modi's Midnapore rally, officials have flagged "multiple reasons."
24 Jun 2018
Buoyed by its performance in rural polls, the West Bengal BJP unit is set to submit its Lok Sabha blueprint, targeting 26 seats, to party president Amit Shah during his two-day visit to the state from June 27.
02 Jun 2018
Days after the body of a 21-year-old BJP worker was discovered hanging from a tree in West Bengal's Purulia district, another party member was found dead in the state.