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'Shocking': Nusrat Jahan attacks Yogi Adityanath over women's safety in UP as he campaigns for Bengal polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress MP and Bengali film actress Nusrat Jahan on Tuesday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the increasing number of violent crimes against women in his state.

Massive fire breaks out in Kolkata's Bagbazar, firefighting ops underway

Kolkata/IBNS: A massive fire erupted in a slum in north Kolkata's Bagbazar area following a suspected LPG cylinder explosion on Wednesday late evening, reports said. 

More trouble for Mamata as Trinamool's Jitendra Tiwari accuses Bengal govt of denying Centre's project to Asansol

Kolkata/IBNS: In a fresh trouble for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the chairman of Asansol Municipal Corporation (AMC)'s board of administrators, Jitendra Tiwari, on Monday accused the state government, run by his own party, of denying the Centre's Smart City Project to the populous city.

Kolkata: Firhad Hakim gets vaccinated in Covaxin's phase 3 trial

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC)'s chairman of board of administrators and West Bengal Minister, Firhad Hakim, on Wednesday got vaccinated in the third phase of trial of India's indigenous vaccine candidate against Covid-19, Covaxin.

Cyclone Amphan sparks TMC squabble, Sadhan Pandey accuses Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim of failure

Kolkata/IBNS: Triggering an internal clash in the wake of the super Cyclone Amphan's devastation, West Bengal’s Consumer Affairs Minister and Trinamool Congress MLA Sadhan Pandey slammed Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) administrator Firhad Hakim for not being able to restore power and water supply to several parts of the city till now.

Citizenship Act Protest: West Bengal is witnessing another day of violence

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is witnessing another day of violence over the new citizenship law on Saturday even as Chief Minsiter Mamata Banerjee warned of strict action against the miscreants.

Mamata Banerjee gives personal Rs. 1 lakh to Kolkata Press Club on Platinum Jubilee celebration

Kolkata, July 23 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday gifted her personal Rs. 1 lakh and one rupee to the Kolkata Press Club which has completed its 75 years of existence.

TMC leaders Partha, Firhad seek sternest action against Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta

Kolkata, Jul 8 (UNI) West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday made it clear that nobody is above party and said Bidhannagar Municipality Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta has been tarnishing the Trinamool image.

Hakim says Trinamool deserters lack ideology

Kolkata, May 28 (UNI): Furrows deepened on the Trinamool Congress forehead with the steady desertion of political heavyweights, which is not only leaving the party in a shambles, but was also creating a deep organisational vacuum, even as party veteran and Kolkata Municipal Corporation mayor Firhad Hakim said those who left the TMC to join the BJP lacked ideology.

West Bengal Minister and Kolkata Mayor Firad Hakim wins KMC ward by-poll

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IBNS): West Bengal minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim clinched a  KMC ward by-election as results of it was declared on Wednesday.

Mamata Banerjee names Firhad Hakim as new Kolkata Mayor

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday named state minister Firhad Hakim as the new Mayor-elect of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC).

Ready to resign from MLA and councillor seats: Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IBNS): Hours after resigning from Kolkata Mayor's post, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee on Thursday said he is also ready to give up his Assembly and councillor seats.

BJP indulges in communalism by changing names: West Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim

Guwahati, Nov 13 (IBNS): Criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s name changing spree, West Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim on Monday said the saffron party has indulged in communalism which will weaken the country.

Narada sting: Bengal minister Firhad Hakim appears before CBI for interrogation

Kolkata, Sep 18 (IBNS): West Bengal Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Bobby Hakim on Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for interrogation in connection with Narada sting operation, officials said.