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'Centre fuming communal tension using social media' says Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee thanked her Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar for stating that he will not be forming an alliance with NDA outside Bihar

10 Jun 2019 7:27 PM

Narada tapes scam: IPS officer SMH Mirza appears before CBI

CBI sources said that Mirza could be asked about his connections with the then TMC leader Mukul Roy.

10 Jun 2019 5:10 PM

BJP holds 12-hour state bandh over killing of party workers by TMC in clashes

Most shops and even banks in Basirhat remain closed, fearing law and order the situation, in the district during the bandh.

10 Jun 2019 1:27 PM

Situation 'under control', claims WB govt in letter to MHA

The statement came after MHA issued advisory to the state govt expressing concern over death of people in a clash between BJP-TMC workers.

10 Jun 2019 9:44 AM

BJP using MHA for 'political conspiracy': TMC's Partha Chatterjee

He maintained, 'BJP does not believe in democracy. We do not have to learn from BJP, We will tackle this.'

10 Jun 2019 9:40 AM


MHA calls for report on murder of 5 BJP workers

The saffron party will also take out a protest rally on June 12 from Wellington Square to Lal Bazar, the Kolkata police headquarters.

10 Jun 2019 6:59 AM

Bengal police stop BJP leaders from taking bodies of workers to party office

BJP MP from Hooghly, has threatened that the last rites will be done on the roads if the police don't allow them to move forward.

09 Jun 2019 7:47 PM

Shah is the principal of college where Kishor is still a student: Vijayvargiya

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said the people of Bengal have lost confidence in Banerjee.

09 Jun 2019 4:16 PM

A mistake: Mukul Roy on protest in WB that led to shift of Nano manufacturing plant

Mukul said, it neither helped the industry in the state nor did any good to the farming community.

09 Jun 2019 1:36 PM

Shah bigger strategist than Kishor: Kailash Vijayvargiya

Buoyed by its performance, BJP leaders are now claiming that their next target is to overthrow the TMC from power in the 2021 Bengal polls.

09 Jun 2019 6:15 AM


TMC leaders thrash 6-year-old, locals protest

Demanding justice, the locals started protesting outside the police station.

08 Jun 2019 1:36 PM

Chemical godown gutted in fire in Kolkata

The fire broke at around 2 am and no reports of injuries or casualties were reported so far.

08 Jun 2019 9:18 AM

Kolkata beef festival called off after organiser receives over 300 threat calls

The festival was likely to take place on June 23 at a restaurant in south Kolkata, media reports stated.

08 Jun 2019 9:08 AM

Former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar deposes before CBI

In April, the CBI had told the Supreme Court that Kumar's custodial interrogation was necessary.

07 Jun 2019 2:38 PM

Mamata Banerjee ropes in Prashant Kishor

This is the first time that the TMC has hired professional assistance for its political survival since it came to power in the state in 2011.

07 Jun 2019 2:37 AM


Political strategist Prashant Kishor to work with Mamata: Sources

Prashant Kishor met with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjeeearlier today and has agreed to work with her.

06 Jun 2019 5:43 PM

Bangladeshi actress joins BJP, remains silent when asked about citizenship

When asked by the media about her present citizenship status, Anju Ghosh refused to speak.

06 Jun 2019 10:49 AM

TMC worker killed in Cooch Behar, party leader blames BJP

Following the death of Rahaman, a local TMC leader accused a BJP leader of being complacent to the crime along with his other associates.

06 Jun 2019 8:48 AM

Kolkata: TMC leader shot dead by unidentified miscreants

Kundu was a TMC president of Ward 6 of Dum Dum Municipality area under Nimta Police Station limits.

05 Jun 2019 9:32 AM

Mamata government will fall on its own: Kailash Vijayvargiya

Vijayvargiya also dismissed reports on faults in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

05 Jun 2019 8:25 AM