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24 Mar 2021

West Bengal

BJP's Bengal chief asks Mamata to ditch sarees, wear bermudas

West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh has invited criticism for his controversial comment on state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

20 Mar 2021

Trinamool Congress

Banerjee running smear campaign against Shah: BJP tells EC

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is fighting tooth and nail to defeat Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, on Friday urged the Election Commission to take legal action against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for claiming that the apex poll body was being run by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

18 Mar 2021

West Bengal

PM Modi takes a dig at TMC's 'Khela Hobe' slogan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress party's election slogan - "Khela Hobe" (Let's play).

16 Mar 2021

West Bengal

Amit Shah hatching conspiracy to harass us, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Union Home Minister Amit Shah of hatching a conspiracy to attack her party's leaders ahead of the state Assembly elections, due to start later this month.

15 Mar 2021

Trinamool Congress

'People's pain bigger': Wheelchair-bound Mamata Banerjee addresses poll rally

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday addressed a campaign rally in the state's Purulia district, days after suffering injuries in an alleged attack.

EC suspends senior cops over Nandigram incident, involving Mamata Banerjee

The Election Commission on Sunday suspended IPS Vivek Sahay from the post of Director Security after he failed to provide security to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram last week.

14 Mar 2021


West Bengal election: Mamata Banerjee's wheelchair roadshow in Kolkata today

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was hospitalized after an alleged attack, will lead a roadshow in the state capital Kolkata in a wheelchair.

13 Mar 2021

West Bengal Elections

Mamata offered to be exchanged for Kandahar hostages: Yashwant Sinha

In 1999, Mamata Banerjee, a Union Cabinet Minister back then, had offered herself as a hostage in exchange for the passengers of the hijacked Indian Airlines plane to Kandahar, former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha said on Saturday.

13 Mar 2021

West Bengal

Car door injured Mamata Banerjee: Bengal's Chief Secretary in report

West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay has submitted a report to the Election Commission in connection to Wednesday's Nandigram incident, which left Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee injured.

12 Mar 2021

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee injury: Election Commission slams Trinamool Congress' allegations

The Election Commission has responded sharply to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress' allegations against it over the alleged attack on her in Nandigram on Wednesday.

11 Mar 2021

West Bengal Elections

Mamata releases video from hospital; urges supporters to stay calm

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was allegedly attacked on Wednesday, urged her supporters to maintain calm in a video message from the hospital.

11 Mar 2021

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee hospitalized with injuries, eyewitnesses say 'she wasn't pushed'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who alleged she was attacked by four-five people in Nandigram, has been admitted to the SSKM Hospital.

10 Mar 2021

West Bengal Elections

'Pushed by 4-5 people'; Mamata injured while campaigning in Nandigram

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reportedly sustained injuries on her leg after she was allegedly pushed in Nandigram on Wednesday.

09 Mar 2021


Kolkata: Nine, including firemen, killed in fire; CM visits spot

A massive fire in a high-rise building, that houses the offices of Eastern Railways, in Kolkata's Strand Road claimed the lives of nine people, including four fire department personnel.

07 Mar 2021

Narendra Modi

Kolkata rally: Modi takes dig at Mamata; promises 'Sonar Bangla'

Launching the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election campaign in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Kolkata on Sunday.

07 Mar 2021

West Bengal Elections

Mamata has no connect; I'm Nandigram's bhumiputra: Suvendu Adhikari

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the upcoming polls in the state.

05 Mar 2021

Trinamool Congress

TMC releases first candidates' list; Mamata to contest from Nandigram

The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) party in West Bengal on Friday released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.

25 Feb 2021

Fuel Price Hike

Mamata Banerjee rides electric scooter to protest fuel price hike

In a unique protest against fuel price hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode pillion on an electric scooter to state secretariat Nabanna.

18 Feb 2021

West Bengal

Attacked Minister was being pressured to join others, says Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that "some people" were pressuring Labour Minister Jakir Hossain to join their party.

16 Feb 2021

Assembly Election

West Bengal: Scheme to provide meals at Rs. 5 launched

Ahead of the assembly elections in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday virtually launched the "Maa" scheme under which her government would provide a meal at a nominal cost of Rs. 5 mainly to poor people.

07 Feb 2021

West Bengal

Mamata to skip Modi's Haldia event after last month's 'humiliation'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit West Bengal on Sunday to launch key infrastructure projects, however, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to attend the event.

02 Feb 2021

West Bengal

Not allowed to work: Two-time MLA quits Trinamool Congress

Just ahead of the high-voltage polls in West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is losing one MLA after another. The latest one to join the list is Dipak Haldar, a two-time MLA from Diamond Harbour, that falls under the Lok Sabha constituency of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, Abhishek Banerjee.

25 Jan 2021

West Bengal

Nobody should feel pain while chanting 'Jai Shri Ram': Raut

Days after Mamata Banerjee declined to speak at an event where Jai Shri Ram slogans were raised, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said, "Nobody should feel pain while chanting the slogan. I'm sure Mamata Banerjee also has faith in Lord Ram."

23 Jan 2021

West Bengal

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to take part in the Parakram Diwas celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

23 Jan 2021

West Bengal

PM Modi arrives in Assam, next stop is West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Assam a short while ago, after which he is slated to visit neighboring West Bengal.

20 Jan 2021

West Bengal

Bengal: Fourteen people killed in a road accident

Fourteen members, including four children, of a marriage party, died and ten others were injured due to a collision between a stone-laden truck and their three vehicles in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.

18 Jan 2021

West Bengal

West Bengal polls: CM Mamata Banerjee will contest from Nandigram

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she will be contesting the upcoming Assembly polls from Nandigram, the same place from where her party's turncoat Suvendhu Adhikari won in 2016.

07 Jan 2021

West Bengal

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

The ongoing coronavirus health crisis has put a halt to almost everything, with top film festivals and various cultural activities facing the brunt of the pandemic.

03 Jan 2021


Woodlands Hospital CEO gives update on Sourav Ganguly's health

Woodlands Hospital CEO Rupali Basu, on Sunday, assured that BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's recovery is on track.

23 Dec 2020

Calcutta High Court

No interference in marriage as per choice: Calcutta HC

Hearing a petition by a father claiming his daughter has been unduly influenced to marry a man of a different religion, the Calcutta High Court observed that there can be no interference if an adult marries as per her choice and decides to convert.

23 Dec 2020

West Bengal

Four skip Mamata Banerjee's cabinet meeting, spark speculations of resignations

Four cabinet ministers skipped the meeting convened by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday, triggering speculations that more resignations could hit Trinamool Congress.

21 Dec 2020

West Bengal

Bengal: BJP MP to divorce wife as she joined Trinamool

Furious that his wife, Sujata Mondal Khan, joined rival party Trinamool Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Saumitra Khan said he would send her a divorce notice.

19 Dec 2020

West Bengal

WB: TMC's Suvendu Adhikari joins BJP at Shah's mega rally

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday welcomed former Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader, Suvendu Adhikari, to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a mega rally in West Bengal's Midnapore.

18 Dec 2020

West Bengal

Major fire in north Bengal market, 150 shops gutted

A major fire broke out at a market in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district in the early hours of Friday, gutting at least 150 shops. The flames were spotted around 3 am at the Dhupguri market by a shopkeeper, officials said.

07 Dec 2020

West Bengal

Siliguri rally: BJP worker dies amid clash with Bengal cops

A senior worker of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) died on Monday during the party's rally in Siliguri, West Bengal.

19 Oct 2020


Coronavirus: Months into pandemic, Centre admits to "limited" community transmission

After saying for months that coronavirus "community transmission" is merely a term and that it would be premature to declare the same for India, considering the large population, the Centre admitted on Sunday that the deadly virus has entered the third stage of transmission in the country, although it is limited to certain districts.

16 Oct 2020

West Bengal

Why Rs. 50,000 grant for puja organizers, Bengal government asked

As Durga Puja fast approaches, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the West Bengal government, led by Trinamool matriarch Mamata Banerjee, why Rs. 50,000 was given to each committee across the state.

11 Sep 2020

West Bengal

Coronavirus is over, says BJP leader. Meanwhile, India breaches 45L-mark

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.

28 Aug 2020

West Bengal

Sonu Sood offers to help students reach JEE, NEET centers

Actor Sonu Sood, who is being the Good Samaritan in these difficult times, has donned that hat again.

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.

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