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