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Mamata Banerjee says 'very much part of INDIA...it was my brainchild'. ' I don't trust her,' responds Adhir

A day after Mamata Banerjee announced support for the INDIA bloc from outside to form a government at the Centre, the Bengal Chief Minister Thursday said she is very much a part of the alliance, which was 'her brainchild' and that she was the one to give it a name.

Bengal: Stones thrown at Dilip Ghosh's car in Burdwan as sporadic incidents of violence mark 4th phase of LS polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Multiple incidents of violence were reported in West Bengal, where people in eight constituencies voted on Monday in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls.

Mamata Banerjee attacks PM Modi, Bengal Guv over sexual harassment charges by Raj Bhavan staff

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday hit out at Narendra Modi and said that while he had a lot to say during the Sandeshkhali issue, the Prime Minister kept quiet over the sexual harassment charges levelled against Governor CV Ananda Bose despite being in the state when the allegations were made.  

Kolkata Raj Bhavan female staff alleges molestation by Governor CV Ananda Bose, files FIR

Kolkata/IBNS: A female staff working with Kolkata's Raj Bhavan has levelled serious allegations of molestation against West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Thursday, media reports said.

Mamata Banerjee questions EC's revised poll figures, says 'How did this go up?'

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday flagged a discrepancy in voting figures issued by the Election Commission on Tuesday evening, four days after the Phase 2 pollings.

Trinamool Congress removes Kunal Ghosh from party's state general secretary post

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress removed its former Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh from the post of state general secretary on Wednesday hours after he shared the dais with North Kolkata Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Tapas Roy at an event and praised his role as an MLA during his stint with the TMC earlier. 

After PM Modi's high-octane rally in Bengal, Trinamool Congress 'fact-checks' his charges

New Delhi: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high-octane election rally in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress has published a list of comments the Prime Minister made and "fact-checked" them.

Viral video of BJP's Khagen Murmu shows him kissing a woman during campaign trail, sparks row

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Khagen Murmu is caught in a controversy after a video of him from his campaign trail in Bengal showed him kissing a woman on her cheeks. 

West Bengal govt 100% responsible: Calcutta High Court slams ruling TMC over alleged Sandeshkhali violence cases

Kolkata: Calcutta High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the Bengal government while hearing a string of petitions filed on the Sandeshkhali violence, media reports said.

ED arrests suspended TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan in Sandeskhali land-grabbing case

Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested suspended Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan in connection with a land grabbing case in West Bengal’s Sandeshkhali.  

CBI files FIR against ex-Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra in cash-for-query case

New Delhi/IBNS: Based on the directions from the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday registered an FIR against former Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra in the cash-for-query case, media reports said.

TMC snubs Congress, announces 42 Lok Sabha candidates for upcoming polls

Snubbing INDIA bloc partner Congress, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Sunday announced 42 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, ensuring it is fighting a single-handed battle against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.

Mamata Banerjee to announce candidates' list for upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Brigade rally

Kolkata/IBNS: In a surprise move, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to declare Trinamool Congress' candidates' names for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election from her mega rally at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata.

CBI gets custody of suspended Sandeshkhali strongman Sheikh Shahjahan after court reprimand

Kolkata/IBNS: After the tug of war between the West Bengal Police and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the federal agency Wednesday evening finally got the custody of Sandeshkhali strongman and suspended TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan following a Calcutta High Court order for the second time.

Mamata begins sit-in-dharna demanding payment of MGNREGA dues from Centre

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday began a sit-in-dharna here, demanding payment of dues in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) fund to the state.