05 Mar 2021
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
Bengali actress Paayel Sarkar, who shot to stardom in the Hindi television industry with the serial Love Story, on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the intense West Bengal polls.
12 Feb 2021
Trinamool Congress (TMC), already hit by a spate of resignations, was jolted again on Friday when Rajya Sabha member Dinesh Trivedi quit on the floor of the House, saying he felt suffocated and helpless over rampant violence in his state West Bengal.
02 Feb 2021
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
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
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
Several people were injured and many vehicles vandalized as BJP and Trinamool Congress supporters clashed in West Bengal's Howrah district on Saturday.
22 Jan 2021
In yet another setback to CM Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal Government, the state's Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee has announced his resignation from the position on Friday.
21 Jan 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 70, would be getting the coronavirus vaccine shot in the second phase of the drive launched last week, reports said on Thursday.
18 Jan 2021
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.
23 Dec 2020
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.
07 Dec 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India cannot build the next century with old laws.
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.
28 Nov 2020
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday launched a massive search operation, reportedly raiding around 40 sites across three states in connection with a coal mafia case.
27 Nov 2020
Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.
22 Sep 2020
The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.
22 Sep 2020
Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.
21 Sep 2020
Actor and Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Nusrat Jahan has accused a video dating app of using her picture without permission.
20 Sep 2020
The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the controversial farm bills amid protests by the Opposition. The Upper House has now been adjourned until 9 am on Monday.
Farmers fear the legislation would keep them from availing a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Intense protests have been staged, particularly in the states of Punjab and Haryana, in opposition to the bill.
20 Sep 2020
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.
19 Sep 2020
The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.
30 Jun 2020
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the state government will provide the poor with free ration till next year.
20 Mar 2020
Indian football legend PK Banerjee died on Friday after battling a prolonged illness.
11 Jan 2020
Since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed last month, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the "unconstitutional" law.
29 Nov 2019
After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?
01 Oct 2019
During his first visit to West Bengal since Modi 2.0, BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state while addressing a rally in Kolkata on Tuesday.
24 Aug 2019
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.
02 Aug 2019
West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee, has unveiled a new online campaign for netizens, "Amar Gorbo Mamata (Mamata My Pride)", to share why they are proud of her achievements.
29 Jul 2019
West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, unveiled a massive outreach program called "Didi Ke Bolo (Tell Didi)" in Kolkata on Monday.
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.
13 Jul 2019
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.
29 Jun 2019
Mamata Banerjee has found herself in the middle of a huge controversy, courtesy a circular which was issued earlier this week.
16 Jun 2019
Ahead of the first session of the newly-elected Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi held the first all-party meeting at the Parliament after reclaiming power at the Center.
09 Jun 2019
At least three were killed as workers of Trinamool Congress and BJP clashed in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday evening.
30 May 2019
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
28 May 2019
Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, has reportedly agreed to attend PM Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30 May.
15 May 2019
BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress were responsible for the violence, arson, and vandalism at his roadshow held in Kolkata on Tuesday.
30 Mar 2019
After about a week of discontinuing tickets with PM Narendra Modi's picture, Indian Railways has withdrawn their tea cups printed with BJP's campaign line, 'Mai Bhi Chowkidar' (I am also a watchman).