Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday interrogated former West Bengal DGP, retired IPS Surajit Kar Purayakayastha, in connection with its ongoing probe into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, officials said.
Bishnupur/UNI: West BenPRAgal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi only talks big, makes false promises like crediting Rs 15 lakh to everyone's bank accounts but LPG prices touching roof:
"Why would we vote for an outsider who did not visit us for years," asks a middle-aged woman at Reapara in Nandigram Block 2 expressing her choice in no unclear terms.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Lok Janshakti Party has declared the name of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Cornering the Trinamool Congress in poll-bound West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said corruption was taken to the next level by the ruling party.
Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress MLA from West Bengal's Raidighi, Debashree Roy, quit the ruling party on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the Trinamool Congress government took West Bengal to new lows in its two terms, in another attack on the incumbent in poll-bound state.
Kolkata/IBNS: In Indian politics, optics and emotions often play a major role. Be it the Congress' sweeping victory in 1984 General Elections post Indira Gandhi's assassination or Narendra Modi's resounding win in 2019 amid the nationalist wave after the Balakot airstrike. But simultaneously, the Indian politics is too fluid to be generalised.
Kolkata/IBNS: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and an ex-Finance Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, Yashwant Sinha, on Saturday joined the Trinamool Congress days ahead of the commencement of West Bengal elections.
New Delhi/IBNS: A six-member Trinamool Congress delegation Friday met the Election Commission of India (ECI) here and ordered a high level probe into the alleged attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal's Nandigram.
Hadia/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Suvendu Adhikari Friday filed his nomination from the Nandigram constituency, which has turned out to be the epicentre of the West Bengal elections 2021.
Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress Parliamentary delegation comprising six MPs from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will meet the Election Commission Friday over the alleged attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Birulia in Nandigram.
Kolkata/IBNS: Both the ruling Trinamool Congress and its adversary Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday moved the Election Commission (EC) after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered injuries at Birulia in Nandigram a day ago.
Haldia/IBNS: Kicking off her journey in one of the make or break electoral battles of her life, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday filed her nomination as a Trinamool Congress candidate from Nandigram, which has turned out to be the epicentre of this year's state polls.
Kolkata/Haldia/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will Wednesday file her nomination in Haldia for her electoral battle with her former lieutenant and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Suvendu Adhikari in the Nandigram constituency.