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WB: Trinamool Congress wins Sabang Assembly Constituency by-poll

Kolkata, Dec 24 (IBNS): The ruling Trinamool Congress party (TMC) won the the Sabang Assembly Constituency by-poll in West Bengal by a massive margin of 64,192 votes.

Mukul Roy returns to Kolkata after joining BJP, calls Dilip Ghosh as his captain in West Bengal

Kolkata, Nov 6 (IBNS): Days after joining the BJP in New Delhi, former Railway Minister Mukul Roy on Monday visited Kolkata.

Mamata urges all to change Twitter DP to black as protest against demonetisation

Kolkata, Nov 6 (IBNS): West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged all Twitter users to change their display pictures to black on Nov. 8, the day when the Modi government will celebrate the one year completion of noteban, as a mark of protest.

West Bengal government moves Supreme Court against Aadhaar linkage

Kolkata, Oct 28 (IBNS): Challenging the central government's directive for linking Aadhaar, a 12-digit unique identification number, to all social welfare schemes, the West Bengal government has moved the Supreme Court, media reports said.

BJP Bengal President Dilip Ghosh allegedly assaulted in Darjeeling

Kolkata, Oct 5 (IBNS): West Bengal President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dilip Ghosh claimed that he and few of his companions were beaten up by Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists and the followers of expelled Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binoy Tamang in Darjeeling hills on Thursday.

TMC leader Mukul Roy quits party working committee

Kolkata, Sep 25 (IBNS): In a big jolt for West Bengal's ruling party,Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy has resigned from the party and announced to quit his Rajya Sabha membership, reports said.

TMC sweeps civic polls in West Bengal, BJP distant second

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS): Continuing the winning streak in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) swept all seven civic polls with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging a distant second, media reports said on Thursday.

Darjeeling violence: District SP, local ICs fired, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha calls for indefinite strike

Kolkata/Darjeeling, Jun 10 (IBNS): Nearly 48 hours after West Bengal's "queen of hills" Darjeeling was turned into a war zone due to a political violence, superintendent of Darjeeling district police, Amit Javalgi, has been sent on a compulsory waiting, officials said.

Mamata Banerjee, Congress condemn Afghanistan attack

Kabul, May 31 (IBNS): The Congress and West Bengal Chief Minister Mmaata Banerjee condemned the militant attack in Afghanistan which has claimed 80 lives on Wednesday.

Presidential election: Mamata flies off to New Delhi to meet Sonia Gandhi

Kolkata/New Delhi, May 15 (IBNS): Amidst the political hue and cry between the Trinamool Congress and Congress in the state, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee flew off to the national capital to meet the Congress national president Sonia Gandhi, to discuss about the upcoming presidential election, according to media reports on Monday.

US Killings: Mamata Banerjee writes to Sushma Swaraj

Kolkata, Mar 6 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she wrote to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over the recent attacks on Indians in the US.

If BJP starts violence, Mamata Banerjee can't move across the country: BJP National GS Kailash Vijayvargiya

Kolkata, Jan 4 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday condemned the alleged TMC attack at party's West Bengal headquarter in Kolkata following Trinamool's Parliamentary leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay's arrest.

2017 will mark the year of Demoditization: Mamata

Kolkata, Dec 31 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his cash ban move and said 2017 will mark 'DeModitization' and the 'financial emergency' will continue in the nation in the name of black money cleanup.

Demonetisation: Mamata Banerjee visits RBI, Canning Street-Burrabazar

Kolkata, Nov 19 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday visited the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Kolkata office and met its regional director, Rekha Wadia, to know the current stocks of cash in the bank.

People with us on currency ban: PM Modi to BJP MPs

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured his party members that his government has the support of the people even as the oppositions have launched an united attack to on the Centre's decision to discontinue the old Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes.