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West Bengal Congress chief and veteran politician Somen Mitra passes away at 78

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Congress president Somendra Nath Mitra, also known as Somen Mitra, passed away late last night, ending an era of politics in the state of West Bengal. He was 78.

Congress, Left to fight in an alliance in West Bengal by-elections

Kolkata/IBNS: After the disastrous results in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress and the Left have decided to come together to fight the upcoming West Bengal by-elections which will be held on Nov 25.

Saradha case: Former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar might get killed, says Congress' Somen Mitra

Kolkata: Amid the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)'s hunt for former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha chit fund case, West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra feared Kumar might get killed.

West Bengal Congress launches #DidiKeBolchi campaign

Kolkata, Aug 15 (IBNS): Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched #DidiKeBolo campaign, West Bengal Congress on Wednesday launched #DidiKeBolchi campaign to raise a few issues before the head of the state.

Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra hints at party rejig after Lok Sabha poll debacle

Kolkata, Jun 8 (IBNS): After conceding the opposition space to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) largely in the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, party's state president Somen Mitra on Saturday hinted at a possible rejig in the outfit.

Lok Sabha election: Cong to go solo in Bengal, fumes at Left

Kolkata, Mar 18 (IBNS): Amid rift with Left over an alliance in West Bengal for the upcoming Lok Sabha election, state Congress unit said the party will fight polls in all 42 seats in the eastern state of India.

Congress names Somen Mitra as West Bengal party chief

New Delhi/Kolkata, Sept 21 (IBNS): The Congress on Friday named senior leader Somen Mitra as the party's chief in West Bengal.