West Bengal panchayat polls to be held in single phase on July 8
Kolkata/IBNS: The three-tier panchayat election in West Bengal will be held in a single phase on July 8, newly appointed State Election Commissioner Rajiva Sinha announced Thursday.
Amit Shah's mega rally in Bengal tomorrow, Trinamool's welcome note with questions
Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top leader Amit Shah will be addressing a mega rally in West Bengal's Siuri on Saturday ahead of the upcoming high-pitched panchayat elections in the state.
Mamata calls DA protesters 'thieves', says they received jobs 'unethically' during Left era
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called the state government employees, who are protesting with demands for a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for over 60 days, "thieves".
Mamata Banerjee in dharna against Centre, Opposition too on streets in Kolkata
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday began her 30-hour sit-in protest or dharna against the central government near BR Ambedkar's Statue at Red Road in Kolkata.
Parliament: Opposition meets at Congress chief Kharge's office, Trinamool, AAP attend
New Delhi/UNI: A meeting of opposition parties was held here on Monday to chalk out strategy amid the ongoing Budget session of the Parliament.
Mamata Banerjee to meet Naveen Patnaik in Odisha today amid third front talks
Bhubaneswar/Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Thursday hold a "courtesy meeting" with her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik here amid the former's renewed push for a third front in national politics.
Trinamool Congress needs to introspect: Saayoni Ghosh after apologising to Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee held a closed door meeting with her party members on Friday in a bid to course correct in the backdrop of the Sagardighi bypoll setback and ahead of the panchayat elections.
West Bengal: DA protesters go on digital strike mounting pressure on Mamata govt
Kolkata/IBNS: In an escalation of the protests against the Trinamool Congress government, state employees who have been demanding a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) went on a digital strike on Saturday.
Bengal SSC scam: 'Done no wrong,' says actor Bonny Sengupta after fresh ED quizzing
Kolkata/IBNS: "I have done no wrong," said Bengali actor Bonny Sengupta after he was summoned for the second day by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the West Bengal teacher recruitment scam on Tuesday.
Bengal SSC scam: Actor Bonny Sengupta appears before ED
Kolkata/IBNS: As per the directive from the probe agency, Tollywood actor Bonny Sengupta reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Kolkata on Tuesday for quizzing in connection with the West Bengal teacher recruitment scam.
Bengal SSC scam: Will actor Bonny Sengupta meet ED officials today?
Kolkata/IBNS: Tollywood actor Bonny Sengupta has been asked by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials to appear before them on Tuesday in connection with the alleged irregularities in the teacher recruitment process of West Bengal.
Despite state's warning, Bengal govt employees associations observe strike over DA
Kolkata/IBNS: Despite the state administration's warning, members of various West Bengal government employee associations came together to observe a strike demanding an increase in the Dearness Allowance (DA) on Friday.
Congress' Koustav Bagchi, arrested for remark on Mamata Banerjee, gets bail; Opposition united in slamming CM
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi, who was arrested on Saturday morning for his controversial remark on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has been granted bail by a city court.
Bengal: ISF MLA Naushad Siddique steps out of jail 42 days after arrest
Kolkata/IBNS: Forty-two days after he was arrested in connection with a clash, Indian Secular Front (ISF) MLA Naushad Siddique on Saturday stepped out of the Presidency Jail in Kolkata on bail amidst loud cheers from his supporters.
Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi arrested over his controversial remark on Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi was on Saturday morning arrested by the Kolkata Police over his controversial remark on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.