New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday summoned seven senior IPS officials with the Bengal cadre in connection with its ongoing probe into a busted illegal coal mining and smuggling scam, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar once again indulged in a war of words on Wednesday over the latter's plans to visit Cooch Behar district to meet people affected by post-poll violence.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a continuation of the post-poll violence, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader V Muralidharan was attacked in West Bengal on Thursday.
New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday rushed a four-member probe committee to West Bengal to assess the ground realities amid the post-poll violence, a source in the government said here.
New Delhi/IBNS: As the eight-phased assembly election concluded in Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee government on Friday announced a partial lockdown in the state amid a massive spike in the Covid-19 cases.
Malda/West Bengal/IBNS: BJP candidate in Malda assembly seat, Gopal Chandra Saha, was shot at by unidentified miscreants in Old Malda's Sahapur area on Sunday late evening, reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Friday took over a probe into the Sitalkuchi firing case in Cooch Behar that left four people dead on Apr 10, officials said.
Kolkata/UNI: Ahead of the 3rd phase of polling on April 6, the Election Commission has removed three senior police officers (IPS), including one from Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas with immediate effect and they have been barred from doing any poll related duty.
Kolkata/IBNS: Days before the third phase of West Bengal assembly polls, BJP candidate in Diamond Harbour, Deepak Haldar, was allegedly attacked and assaulted by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers during an election campaign in Parulia's Haridevpur area on Friday morning, reports said.
Bishnupur/UNI: The turnout in the first of the eight-phase West Bengal Assembly election indicates that 'poriborton' (change) is imminent, said veteran Bollywood actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal on Saturday witnessed the first phase poll to 30 seats in five Jangalmahal districts - Medinipur East and West, Purulia, Jhargram and Purulia where nearly 55 per cent polled was recorded upto 1 pm.
Kolkata/UNI: Amidst sporadic violence, an estimated 70.17 per cent electorate cast their votes in Bengal till 1600 hours on Saturday, an Election Commission (EC) official here said.
Kanthi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "falsely accusing" people of Nandigram of conspiring an attack on her in the Midnapore district.
Gosaba/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said Mamata Banerjee cannot stop BJP from embarking on development in Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Nandigram candidate Suvendu Adhikari's father, Sisir Adhikari, on Sunday joined the saffron camp in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.