13 Jul 2020
After MLA found hanging in Bengal, BJP sniffs murder plot
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 serious allegations from the saffron party that he has been murdered.
02 Jul 2020
RS Prasad calls ban on Chinese apps as "digital strike"
Endorsing what the government's supporters have been saying after 59 Chinese apps were banned this week, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India conducted a "digital strike" with the surprise move.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
13 Jan 2020
Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip
Congress has convened a key meeting this afternoon to fine-tune a strategy against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR).
11 Jan 2020
Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi
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.
10 Dec 2019
Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha
After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
29 Nov 2019
BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?
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?
14 Nov 2019
Chandrayaan-2 captures Moon's surface in 3D: Details here
Despite the failure of Vikram Lander, the Orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, India's second Moon mission, is doing its job to perfection.
22 Oct 2019
Ayushmann turns investor, picks up stakes in The Man Company
After celebrities like Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, actor Ayushmann Khurrana has joined the list of investors from B-town.
28 Aug 2019
BJP Bengal chief booked for 'beat cops, TMC members' statement
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.
24 Aug 2019
Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.
11 Aug 2019
Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives
The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.
29 Jul 2019
#DidiKeBolo: WB CM Mamata Banerjee launches TMC's massive outreach program
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
Mamata Banerjee to launch poll campaign at Martyrs' Day rally
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
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.
29 Jun 2019
Deoband clerics issue fatwa against MP Nusrat Jahan over sindoor
Actor-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan Ruhi Jain, a newly-elected Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament (MP) who faced sharp criticism for her outfits in the Lok Sabha, seems to have offended Deoband clerics.
28 May 2019
WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony
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.
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.
27 May 2019
West Bengal: BJP worker shot dead, two detained
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.
19 May 2019
Final phase of elections: Violence takes over West Bengal, again
The 2019 general elections were held in West Bengal in all seven phases. During all the phases, the state was in news for rampant violence.
16 May 2019
'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban
After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.
15 May 2019
#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah
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.
15 May 2019
Election Commission to hold meeting over West Bengal poll violence
The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday will hold a review meeting on Wednesday with West Bengal observers over the issue of poll violence in the state.
13 May 2019
26-year-old girl, arrested for sharing Mamata Banerjee's meme, moves SC
When governments fail citizens, they turn towards the courts. And Priyanka Sharma is following the same path.
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.
11 May 2019
#DidiRaj: BJP worker arrested for posting meme on Mamata Banerjee
There's tolerance and then there's Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee's version of tolerance. According to her definition, one can't crack jokes or make memes on her.
06 May 2019
Years after Tata agitation, Mamata Banerjee faces battle in Singur
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.
18 Apr 2019
West Bengal: BJP worker's body found hanging from tree
The body of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was found hanging from a tree in Senabona village of West Bengal's Purulia district.
10 Apr 2019
Who will vote for Congress?
If there is one theme surrounding 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it has to be - Why Modi, or Why not Modi? Everything else is secondary - Opposition parties, narrative, Vikas, Vivek (Oberoi), Chacha Nehru, Rahul Gandhi and his janeu.
03 Apr 2019
"Vote for Trinamool" written in Chinese appears on Kolkata's walls
This election season, political leaders are taking different routes to please voters. Moving away from a television channel and promise of the minimum wage, Trinamool turned towards the Chinese language.
30 Mar 2019
After tickets, Railways withdraws 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' tea cups
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).
26 Mar 2019
After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture
After Air India, GoAir has decided to discontinue their boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani.
25 Mar 2019
Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture
Air India has decided to withdraw the boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani, after former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant's tweet sparked a controversy.
23 Mar 2019
"Congress" dropped from Mamata Banerjee's party logo, it's "Trinamool" now
Mamata Banerjee's party will be known as Trinamool, henceforth, after the party dropped "Congress" from its logo.
12 Mar 2019
Puri or Varanasi: Where will PM Modi contest elections from?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, just like the last Lok Sabha elections, NDTV reports.
11 Mar 2019
Elections during Ramzan would be problematic: TMC-leader's statement sparks row
On Monday, Kolkata Mayor and TMC leader Firhad Hakim expressed displeasure at the general election dates announced by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, as it clashes with Ramzan.
08 Mar 2019
Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage
The presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a billboard titled 'Famous Bengali Legends' has sparked outrage.
04 Mar 2019
Facing ire for wearing military uniform, Manoj Tiwari defends himself
BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari drew Opposition's ire for addressing a rally wearing military fatigues but he felt there was nothing wrong in it.
13 Feb 2019
Leprosy would no longer be considered ground for divorce
Parliament today passed a Bill removing leprosy as a ground for divorce under five personal laws including the Hindu Marriage Act.
13 Feb 2019
Mahagathbandhan 2.0: At AAP's rally, Chandrababu Naidu to unite opposition
Almost a month after various opposition parties came together in Kolkata, West Bengal, to attend a mega rally organized by Trinamool Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party is all set to host another political event in Delhi on Wednesday.