July 09, 2020 18:54 (IST)
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TMC lady councillor shot at in party office near Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: A Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillor was shot at by unknown miscreants in party office near Kolkata on Saturday.

Mamata Banerjee's last Martyr's Day Rally before 2021 polls to go digital amid Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: The last Martyr's Day rally of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal before the 2021 state polls will go digital owing to the Covid-19 situation.

West Bengal: Bloody clashes leave two dead, several wounded in South 24 Parganas dist

Kolkata/UNI: Bloody political clashes between the rival groups left two people dead and several wounded, while two houses were set on fire in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district.

Covid-19 claims TMC MLA Tamonash Ghosh's life in Bengal as Mamata calls all-party meeting on contagion

Kolkata/IBNS: The pandemic Novel Coronavirus on Wednesday claimed the life of ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Tamonash Ghosh in West Bengal on a day Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called an all-party meeting on the contagion. He was 60.

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee questions West Bengal’s omission from Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan

Kolkata/UNI:  Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee today questioned West Bengal’s omission from the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan.

Mamata not on speakers' list in Covid VC with Modi, likely to skip meeting

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to skip the video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Covid-19 on Wednesday as she has not been named on the list of speakers, reports said.

People of Bengal will make Mamata political refugee in 2021: Amit Shah

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday sounded a poll bugle for West Bengal rebooting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s political activity by relaunching the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act issue to target Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who, according to the saffron leader, will turn into a "political refugee" after the voting in the eastern state next year.

West Bengal: Amit Shah to resume BJP's political activity with virtual rally today

Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the scare of Novel Coronavirus, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will resume Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s political activity in West Bengal by holding a virtual rally on Tuesday, eyeing on the assembly polls due to be held next year.

Eyes on 2021 polls, Bengal BJP brings major reshuffle in state unit

Kolkata/IBNS: Targetting the 2021 state polls scheduled to be held within a year if not postponed due to Covid-19 spread, the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday brought a major reshuffle in its unit.

West Bengal Minister and TMC leader Sujit Bose tests Covid-19 positive

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Fire Minister and senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sujit Bose, who was working on ground for migrant workers returning to the state, has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19, media reports said.

BJP-TMC faceoff as Dilip Ghosh en-route to his constituency stopped by police

Kolkata/IBNS: A new faceoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal occurred on Sunday after the saffron party chief Dilip Ghosh, who was on his way to Medinipur Lok Sabha constituency to assess the cyclone Amphan-affected areas, was stopped by police.

Bengal's Covid politics prevails as Amit Shah, Mamata govt wage war over care for 'migrant workers'

Kolkata/IBNS: People of the country's one of the most populous state West Bengal woke up on Saturday to the prevailing politics amid the Covid-19 crisis as Union Home Minister Amit Shah sent a letter to the state government accusing it of not allowing trains to help migrant workers to return to their homes, receiving a counter-attack from the Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Is Mamata Banerjee going for an image makeover over Covid-19 flak?

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the state's chief secretary Rajiva Sinha, who were at the forefront in handling the Covid-19 situation since day one, are missing from daily bulletins now, prompting political observers to infer that the under-attack Trinamool Congress (TMC) government is going for an image makeover.

Guv Dhankhar fires fresh salvo at Mamata after TMC MP Mohua Moitra calls out NRI docs' concern over Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: In another round of clash between the West Bengal government and Raj Bhavan over Covid-19, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday slammed the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s response to the Bengali diaspora's concern over the handling of the contagion in the state.

Prashant Kishor checks in to manage Mamata's Covid-19 crisis as Oppn mounts attack on her

Kolkata/IBNS: Whether he flew a cargo plane or not, Prashant Kishor has landed in Kolkata. The political strategy whizkid whom Mamata Banerjee had signed up after last year's General Elections debacle is here to be a crisis manager of the West Bengal Chief Minister wilting under the attack from New Delhi over the COVID-19 management.