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West Bengal politics

AA Edit | Sandeshkhali residents have reason to cheer

The dramatic arrest of the former Trinamul Congress leader highlights the challenges of tackling criminal elements

02 Mar 2024 12:00 AM

Bengali pride, sub-nationalism emerge as rallying points in WB polls

The ruling TMC has embraced it as its main poll plank to counter the rise of the BJP's Hindutva narrative in the state

23 Mar 2021 12:48 PM

West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra dies at 78 in Kolkata

Sources at the private hospital where Mitra was admitted to said he died due to heart and age-related ailments.

30 Jul 2020 3:32 PM

Post-mortem says West Bengal BJP MLA died due to hanging, denies foul play

Ray's body was found hanging from the ceiling of a verandah outside a shuttered shop near his home in Bindal village.

14 Jul 2020 1:25 PM


WB: All parties' politicians slash busy schedules to watch FIFA World Cup

Be it leaders of opposition BJP, Congress, CPI(M) or ruling TMC, politicians are changing daily schedules to watch favourite teams play.

15 Jun 2018 11:42 AM

Red Fort our next target, BJP should not eye Bengal, warns Mamata

Mamata accused the BJP of communal riots and tension, announcing rewards and jobs for those who prevented it.

05 Mar 2018 8:28 PM