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Veteran TMC leader Tapas Roy quits party ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Kolkata/IBNS: In a jolt to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, veteran Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Tapas Roy quit the ruling party just weeks ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

Bengal: Veteran TMC leader Tapas Roy set to quit party, says 'hurt' by Mamata's silence on ED raids

Kolkata/IBNS: In what could be a jolt to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Tapas Roy is on Monday set to quit his party as well as the MLA post ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

Entire country is sad and angry: PM Modi slams Mamata govt on Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: In an unsparing attack on the Mamata Banerjee government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the entire country is "sad" and "angry" over the Sandeshkhali case where arrested and now suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan is charged with land grabbing and sexual abuse of women.

Sandeshkhali: Sheikh Shahajahan's fiefdom grabs India's political spotlight ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Just months ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, West Bengal's Sandeshkhali turned out to be a heated political battleground after the state's ruling party Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s now expelled leader Sheikh Shahjahan faced charges of land grabbing and sexual abuse from women of the area, which falls in North 24 Parganas.

Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi quits party

Kolkata/IBNS: Advocate and Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi Wednesday resigned from the party with immediate effect and announced he would start a new political innings in two to three days.

ISF holds protest rally over arrest of party's lone MLA Naushad Siddique

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Indian Secular Front (ISF) supporters Tuesday took out a rally in the city and its outskirts to protest against the arrest of the party Chairman and lone legislator Pirzada Mohammad Naushad Siddique on his way to conflict-hit Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas, official sources said.

Sandeshkhali incident: Governor CV Ananda Bose writes to Mamata Banerjee seeking Sheikh Shahjahan's arrest

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Tuesday wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking the arrest of absconding Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan, who has been accused of land grabbing and sexual abuse by local women from Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas, media reports said.

BJP's performance can be outstanding in West Bengal in Lok Sabha polls: Prashant Kishor amid Sandeshkhali protests

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the ongoing protests against the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Sandeshkhali, former political strategist Prashant Kishor has claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can deliver an outstanding performance in West Bengal in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Alliance talks on: Congress hopeful to strike a deal with Mamata in Bengal despite TMC's reluctance

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday exuded optimism in joining hands with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to fight Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) despite Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s renewed declaration that it will go solo in the state in Lok Sabha elections 2024.

As Lok Sabha polls approaches, PM Modi to visit Bengal for three days in March

Kolkata/IBNS: In a run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be spending three days in West Bengal in the first week of March. 

Talks on seat-sharing with Mamata Banerjee still on: Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi/UNI: Averring that a decision on seat sharing with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be finalised in a day or two for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday said talks with Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are still on.

Mamata Banerjee's TMC resumes seat-sharing talks with Congress for Lok Sabha polls: Reports

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: In a U-turn from its previous stance, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) has resumed seat-sharing talks with Congress for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, media reports said.

National Union of Journalists to protest against arrest of Republic TV journalist in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali

New Delhi/UNI: The National Union of Journalists (NUJI) on Tuesday said that it will hold a protest march on Wednesday against the arrest of Republic Bangla reporter Santu Pan in Bengal's Sandeshkhali.

Mamata Banerjee slams BJP for allegedly calling police officer Khalistani in Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after the opposition party's workers allegedly called a Sikh police officer "Khalistani" during a confrontation in violence-hit Sandeshkhali.

Mamata slams Centre for 'deactivating Aadhaar cards' ahead of Lok Sabha polls, BJP responds

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for allegedly deactivating Aadhaar cards targeting people belonging to specific communities, media reports said.