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Delhi extends lockdown to curb Covid spread by another week | Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Covid facility of govt hospital at late night | Congress MP Rajeev Satav dies of Covid-19 | India records 3.29 fresh Covid cases, 4,077 deaths in last 24 hours | Veteran journalist Sunil Jain passes away, PM Modi condoles

Bengal: Two BJP MLAs Nisith Pramanik, Jagannath Sarkar resign to continue as Lok Sabha MPs

Kolkata/IBNS: Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA-elects, Nisith Pramanik and Jagannath Sarkar, resigned on Wednesday in order to continue as Lok Sabha MPs, following the order of the party.

Covid-19: TMC wants virtual parliamentary committee meetings, Congress backs

New Delhi/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s appeal to the central government to hold virtual parliamentary committee meetings in the wake of Covid-19 spike was on Monday backed by several Congress leaders.

Bengal: BJP leader Mukul Roy rubbishes rumour of his return to TMC

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukul Roy on Saturday rubbished the rumour of his possible joining in his former party Trinamool Congress (TMC), a day after he met a ruling party member in the state assembly.

BJP unable to accept people's mandate: Mamata Banerjee in Bengal assembly

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her adversary Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was still unable to accept people's mandate, a week after the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was voted back to power with a thumping majority.

Accept people's mandate: Mamata Banerjee to BJP amid post-poll violence

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to "accept people's mandate" amid the post-poll violence that has kept the eastern state disturbed in some areas.

Covid, law and order: Mamata Banerjee sets priority taking oath as Bengal CM for third term

Kolkata/IBNS: Sixty-six year old popular Indian politician Mamata Banerjee has cleared her initial aim would be to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and stop the post-poll violence, taking oath as the West Bengal Chief Minister for the third term in a row on Wednesday.

Mamata Banerjee swears in as West Bengal Chief Minister for third term

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee took oath as the West Bengal Chief Minister for the third consecutive term here on Wednesday.

Large-scale post-poll violence in Bengal claims lives as Oppn alleges 2011 re-run

Kolkata: Even as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed for calm, West Bengal is roiled by large-scale post poll violence claiming at least a dozen lives so far while the opposition parties' leaders and workers are being attacked and their property looted, according to media reports and the opposition parties.

PM Modi dials Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over post-poll violence

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dialled West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expressing "anguish" and "concern" over the prevailing post-poll violence in the state.

Didn't want to see them as zero: Mamata Banerjee on Left's performance in Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: After making a landslide victory in the West Bengal elections and sealing her return as the chief minister of the state for the third time, Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed sympathy for her arch-rival -the Left front-who had been completely decimated with no representation in the state assembly for the first time since independence.

Home Ministry asks Bengal government for report on post-election violence

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Home Ministry on Monday asked the West Bengal government for a report on the post-assembly election violence in the state.

First Covid, then politics: Mamata Banerjee on roadmap for 2024 General Elections

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee, who has emerged as a face of Opposition to take on the mighty Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Monday said she would prioritise the tackling of Covid-19 crisis at the present moment and not politics.

Mamata Banerjee to meet newly elected TMC MLAs in Kolkata today

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee will on Monday meet all her elected MLAs a day after her party registered a landslide victory in the West Bengal polls.

Mamata storms back to power for third term in Bengal derailing Modi-Shah juggernaut

Kolkata/IBNS: Brushing under the carpet her personal defeat in the Nandigram battle, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee stormed back to power for the third consecutive time, decimating the mighty challenge from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by the duo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Suvendhu Adhikari wins Nandigram by 1736 votes, Mamata accepts verdict but might challenge counting process

Kolkata: BJP leader and former Mamata strongman Suvendu Adhikari has won the Nandigram seat, according to official confirmation after it was reported widely that Mamata Banerjee had won the prestige seat.