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
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
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: 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
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
Kolkata: West Bengal has recorded a 14 per cent reduction in road accidents in 2018 as compared to 2017 owing to the 'Safe Drive Save Life' campaign of the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.
Published 04-Mar-2019 11:37 IST | Updated 11:40 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would be sending a letter of acknowledgement to all beneficiaries of a state-run health scheme, wishing them well, a top bureaucrat at the state secretariat said on Sunday.
Published 03-Mar-2019 15:19 IST
Kolkata: Hitting out at BJP president Amit Shah for his criticism of opposition parties which questioned airstrikes in Pakistan, the TMC Sunday said the saffron party leader should refrain from "lecturing others" on patriotism as he was a "proponent of divisive and hatred politics."
Published 03-Mar-2019 12:11 IST
Kolkata: A huge fire broke out at garment warehouse in the city on Saturday, a fire brigade official said. No injuries have been reported yet.
Published 02-Mar-2019 10:57 IST
New Delhi: BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has demanded an FIR to be lodged against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for raising "doubts" over the air strike by the Indian Air Force (IAF) at training camps of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) at Balakot in Pakistan.
Published 02-Mar-2019 08:05 IST
Kolkata: Notwithstanding the Congress' ultimatum to take a call on a tie-up within Sunday, the CPI(M) leadership in West Bengal decided on Thursday to keep the door open for seat-sharing with the Congress and urged them not to make any decision in haste.
Published 01-Mar-2019 12:19 IST

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