Kolkata/IBNS: Former cricket administrator Biswarup Dey on Wednesday joined the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, days after ex-cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigned as the state minister.
Kolkata/IBNS: Almost catching the Opposition off-guard on Monday afternoon, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took the reign of her party Trinamool Congress' fight against one of her former trusted soldiers Suvendu Adhikari, who is now a saffron leader, in Nandigram, setting the tone of the 2021 summer West Bengal polls.
Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Monday said he would defeat Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram by 50,000 votes or quit politics, hours after the West Bengal Chief Minister surprised all by announcing her candidature for the 2021 assembly polls.
Kolkata/IBNS: In what could lead to a face-to-face fight with the Adhikari family, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced she would contest from the Nandigram constituency, which is still relevant in the state politics.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a bizarre scene in the politically-charged state West Bengal, several ruling Trinamool Congress members were found getting inoculated with Covid-19 vaccines which were meant solely for the health workers.
Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari will hold a roadshow in the backyard of his former party's chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's backyard, south Kolkata.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Monday hold a rally in Nandigram, for the first time since the exit of her former lieutenant Suvendu Adhikari from the ruling Trinamool Congress.
Kolkata/IBNS: A day after venting anger against her own outfit, rebel Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy on Friday said she was still in the party fold following a meeting with the top brass.
Kolkata/IBNS: Veteran Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sisir Adhikari was removed as the party president in district Purba Medinipur, after a tectonic political shift occurred in the Adhikari family late last year.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested former Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP and ex CMD of the Alchemist Group, K. D. Singh, from Delhi in connection with an alleged money laundering case, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (AITC)-turned-BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari's father and TMC MP from Kanthi (Contai) Lok Sabha constituency, Sisir Adhikari, on Monday removed as the Chairman of the Digha Sankarpur Development Authority (DSDA), reports said on Tuesday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Lashing out at her prime challenger Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday equated the saffron brigade with outgoing US President President Donald Trump who had refused to concede defeat for a long time.
Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Saturday cornered the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal stating corruption has been institutionalised in the state.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a setback for the AIMIM which is set to contest the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections, the party's acting president in the state, Sheikh Abdul Kalam, on Saturday joined the ruling Trinamool Congress.
Kolkata/IBNS: After invoking the "Bangla-Bangali sentiment" last week, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday unveiled an elaborate plan to celebrate India's freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary, amid reports of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely visit to the poll-bound state.