New Delhi/IBNS: Congress and Trinamool Congress, the two largest opposition parties in the country, on Wednesday attempted to corner the Narendra Modi government over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in Parliament's upper house, Rajya Sabha.
Kolkata/IBNS: A taxi driver was arrested here on Tuesday for allegedly harassing and making lewd comments at actress-parliamentarian Mimi Chakraborty while she was travelling in her car.
Kolkata/IBNS: Reacting to the arrest of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid in connection with the Delhi riots, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said all proceedings must be in accordance with law but no one should be victimised.
New Delhi/IBNS: BJP has demanded an unconditional apology from All India Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy who made a personal comment in Parliament during the monsoon session which began today.
Kolkata/IBNS: With a few months to go for the state polls, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday appointed its veteran leader Dinesh Trivedi as the chairman of its West Bengal unit's Hindi cell.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has been leading the protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government's move to cancel the Question Hour in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, is set to practice the same in its own-ruled state West Bengal.
New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after a huge cry by the Oppositions over the scrapping of 'Question Hour' in the Parliament, the government has said it would allow "unstarred questions" which means written questions can be made that will receive written responses.
New Delhi/IBNS: Several opposition parties have slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre after the ruling dispensation decided to cancel the "Question Hour" in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament amid Covid-19.
Kolkata/UNI: The Trinamool Congress today announced the joining of two heavyweight Opposition leaders, Shankar Narayan Singh Deo and Chanchal Maitra, in Purulia District.
Kolkata/IBNS: In another setback for the saffron party ahead of the 2021 assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from West Bengal's Bishnupur, Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya, returned to his former party Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday.
Kolkata/UNI: With speculations rife over former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee's comeback to his former party Trinamool Congress (TMC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national leader Arvind Menon called on him late last night and held a closed door meeting for hours.
Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has served notices to five leaders of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and suspended IPS officer SMH Mirza in connection with its ongoing probe into Narada sting operation asking them to furnish details of their accounts as well as of the family members, sources in the Central economic intelligence agency said on Monday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Two opposition party MPs on Tuesday engaged themselves into a heated war of words with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey over the talks to summon social networking site Facebook for allegedly ignoring hate speeches posted by the ruling saffron outfit.
Kolkata/IBNS: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was found murdered at Khanakul Natipur-2, Doulatchak village in West Bengal on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day on Saturday.
Kolkata/UNI: Social activist Chandrasekhar Kundu joined the Trinamool Congress in the presence of West Bengal Higher Education Minister and party Secretary-general Partha Chatterjee at Trinamool Bhavan today.