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Kolkata: The Left Front on Friday announced its candidates for 25 of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha seats, including the two seats won by the CPI-M in 2014.
Published 15-Mar-2019 22:26 IST
New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Arjun Singh on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of party leader Mukul Roy and General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya in the national capital.
Published 14-Mar-2019 17:16 IST
New Delhi: Trinamool Congress strongman and Bhatpara MLA Arjun Singh is all set to join the BJP here in the presence of senior party leaders, party sources said on Thursday.
Published 14-Mar-2019 16:44 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the BJP for urging the Election Commission (EC) to declare Bengal as a super sensitive state during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and said that the saffron party leaders are insulting the state as she andMore
Published 13-Mar-2019 22:06 IST
New Delhi: The BJP Wednesday urged the Election Commission to declare West Bengal as a "super sensitive state" to ensure fair Lok Sabha polls there and demanded that central forces be deployed at all polling stations in the state.
Published 13-Mar-2019 16:54 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that the Narendra Modi government of planning another strike and indicated that the long-drawn Lok Sabha election process was intended to facilitate this.
Published 12-Mar-2019 08:12 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal chief minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced the names of Trinamool Congress candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. She also announced that the party will field 40.5% female candidates this time.
Published 12-Mar-2019 16:35 IST
Kolkata: As political parties gear up for Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, data released by the central government has shown that CPI(M) lawmaker Mohammed Salim has secured the top spot in terms of utilisation of MPLADS funds in the state, followed by TMC MPs.
Published 12-Mar-2019 13:53 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal police on Saturday held a man for vandalising the statue of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in Bidhannagar. After vandalising the statue, two of them managed to escape while the third one was caught and handed over to the police.
Published 10-Mar-2019 01:00 IST
Kolkata : Ahead of upcoming LS polls, BJP State President of West Bengal, Dilip Ghosh met the migrants of Bengali community in Noida on Sunday.While speaking to ETV Bharat, Ghosh said that BJP workers were making sincere efforts to implement the 'Save Bengal' campaign.
Published 10-Mar-2019 13:47 IST
Kolkata: Huge quantity of explosive substances were seized from a goods vehicle in Chitpur area of the city, a senior Kolkata Police officer said on Saturday.
Published 09-Mar-2019 20:49 IST
Bankura: Over the years, metalsmiths of West Bengal's Bankura district have been preserving one of the oldest forms of metal arts, known as "Dokra art". From the very outset, women have been the lifeline of this craft. The art form owes its origin to just ten artisans from five families in BankuraMore
Published 09-Mar-2019 01:00 IST
Kolkata: Marking International Women's Day, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took pride in her ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) for having 35 per cent female MPs and reservation of 50 per cent of the seats for women in the state's local bodies.
Published 08-Mar-2019 09:13 IST
Kolkata: A photograph of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alongside stalwarts of Bengal, including revolutionary hero Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Nobel laureate poet Rabindra Nath Tagore, on a giant flex at the heart of the city's information technology hub has created a stir among theMore
Published 08-Mar-2019 01:15 IST
Kolkata: Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee and his close friend Baisakhi Bandyopadhyay are likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), if sources are to be believed.
Published 07-Mar-2019 22:44 IST
Howrah (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday laid foundation stone of various developmental projects including the first Hindi University in the state in Howrah district. "This marks a significant milestone in higher education sector in Bengal. The first HindiMore
Published 06-Mar-2019 21:24 IST
Kolkata: Renewing her attack on the Narendra Modi government over the Pulwama terror strike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said they are strongly in favour of the nation and its armed forces but against Modi and the BJP.
Published 06-Mar-2019 00:15 IST
Barasat: A mob damaged two police vehicles and a government bus after a man was killed in a road mishap in Ashoknagar area of North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, police said.
Published 05-Mar-2019 19:51 IST
Kolkata: Matriarch of the Matua community, Binapani Devi, popularly known as 'Boro Ma', passed away at a state run hospital on Tuesday evening after prolonged illness, a hospital official said.
Published 05-Mar-2019 23:21 IST | Updated 02:12 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra Tuesday wrote a letter to party president Rahul Gandhi, underlining the need for "seat-sharing or alliance" with the CPI(M) to "stop the march of BJP in the state and dethrone the TMC in 2021 assembly polls".
Published 05-Mar-2019 16:28 IST
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