18 Dec 2020
After Suvendu Adhikari, Jitendra Tiwari, another TMC MLA quits party
Trinamool Congress MLA Shilbhadra Dutta tendered his resignation from the party on Friday morning in what has been the third such exit for the ruling party in West Bengal.
26 Sep 2020
In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.
13 Jul 2019
West Bengal: 107 TMC, Congress, CPM MLAs to join BJP
In a significant political development, BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday made sensational claims that 107 MLAs from West Bengal are set to join the saffron party.
10 Jun 2019
Trinamool v/s BJP: What is happening in Bengal
During 2019 Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal (sort of) redefined violence, with clashes between Trinamool and Bharatiya Janata Party workers being reported in all seven phases.
28 May 2019
Days after results, 2 Trinamool MLAs, 50+ councilors join BJP
In a major setback to Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee, two MLAs of her party and over 50 councilors joined BJP on Tuesday.
25 May 2019
Stung by BJP's rise, Bengal CM Banerjee calls emergency meeting
The Bharatiya Janata Party pulled off the impossible these Lok Sabha elections. Not only did the party trump its 2014 tally in Lok Sabha, but it also made inroads in West Bengal, making dents in Mamata Banerjee's citadel.
12 May 2019
BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool
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.
20 Apr 2019
Bengal CID grills IPS officer-turned-BJP candidate after she files nomination
A day after former IPS officer turned politician Bharati Ghosh filed her Lok Sabha nomination from Ghatal constituency as BJP candidate, she was questioned by West Bengal CID for eight hours.
10 Feb 2019
WB: BJP leader Mukul Roy booked for TMC MLA's murder
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.
10 Feb 2019
CBI begins day-2 of questioning Rajeev Kumar: Details here
After a gruelling eight hour-long questioning session on Saturday, the CBI, on Sunday, commenced questioning Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar again in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.
10 Dec 2018
BJP mocks all-party-meet, asks Opposition to reveal PM candidate's name
BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has mocked the scheduled meeting of Opposition parties in New Delhi today and said they should first declare a prime ministerial candidate before thinking of ousting the Narendra Modi government.
06 May 2018
BJP leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law arrested for duping railway job-seekers
West Bengal Police has arrested BJP leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law Srijan Roy from New Delhi airport late last night for allegedly taking money from several people on the pretext of providing them jobs in railways, an official said.
25 Mar 2018
Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami
The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the opposition BJP organized rallies and colorful processions to celebrate Ram Navami in the state on Sunday.
19 Feb 2018
Jaya Bachchan returns to Bangla roots: Could be Mamata's RS-nominee
With Rajya Sabha's upcoming biennial elections, 58 MPs will retire in little over a month. Among them will be Bollywood actor Jaya Bachchan, presently an RS member nominated by SP.
01 Feb 2018
Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal
It seems Congress's fortunes are changing. In Rajasthan, in a semi-final election of sorts before the state assembly polls, Congress won the LS constituency seats of Alwar and Ajmer and the Mandalgarh Assembly seat.
29 Jan 2018
Rajasthan, Bengal bypolls: Litmus test for Mamata and Raje
India's two women CMs from rival parties, WB CM Mamata Banerjee and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, face an acid test on their respective home turfs before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
03 Nov 2017
Former TMC leader Mukul Roy joins BJP
Over two months after Mukul Roy was ousted from the Trinamool Congress, the senior leader has now joined the BJP.
11 May 2017
Narada investigation- Can the Left come back in West Bengal?
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is still reeling from the after effects of the Narada sting case.