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IMD predicts rain in parts of West Bengal, including Kolkata, during Durga puja

Kolkata/IBNS: The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Kolkata Wednesday predicted rainfall in seven south Bengal districts, including the state capital, during the Bengalis' biggest festival Durga Puja next week.

Former Bengal minister Upen Biswas resigns from TMC

Kolkata/IBNS: A day before the eighth and final phase of West Bengal assembly poll, ex-CBI Additional Director and former state minister, Upendra Nath Biswas, on Wednesday resigned from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party showing 'personal reasons', reports said.

TMC will sue ECI after Bengal assembly polls to ensure fair polls in future : Mamata

Kolkata/IBNS:  The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission of India after the West Bengal assembly polls to ensure free and fair elections in the future, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said, according to media reports.

West Bengal: Major reshuffle in IPS Cadre before assembly polls, Soumen Mitra appointed new Kolkata CP

Kolkata/IBNS: In a major reshuffle, the West Bengal government on Saturday transferred 22 IPS officials, including Kolkata Police Commissioner, and two senior WBPS officers, months ahead of assembly polls in the state.

Guv Dhankhar flays Mamata Banerjee govt for being anti-constitution, lacking transparency

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday lambasted the Mamata Banerjee government for "lacking accountability and being anti-constitution and rule of law".

West Bengal's COVID-19 tally nears 50,000 mark with biggest single-day spike of 2291 cases, 39 more deaths reported

Kolkata/IBNS: With highest single-day spike of 2291 infections and 39 deaths, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in West Bengal has mounted to 49321, including 18450 active cases, 1221 deaths and 29650 discharges, state health department said on Wednesday.

Mamata should attend tomorrow's KoPT function: Dharmendra Pradhan

Kolkata/UNI: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday opined that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should take part in Sunday's sesquicentenary celebration programme of the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address the function.

Trinamool Chhatra Parishad to organise an indefinite sit-in demonstration to protest CAA-NRC-NPR

Kolkata/UNI: The Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) will organise an indefinite sit-in demonstration at Rani Rashmoni Avenue from today to protest against CAA-NRC-NPR.

BJP appeals EC to conduct re-polling in all seven seats across West Bengal: Kailash Vijayvargiya

New Delhi, May 6 (IBNS): Alleging violence and intimidation in all seven seats where polling for the Lok Sabha polls was held on Monday in West Bengal, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said his party is appealing to the Election Commission to conduct re-polling in 150 to 200 booths in the state.

West Bengal: Congress announces four more candidates for Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS): The Congress party has announced four more candidates in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha elections.

West Bengal: 3 teens hurt in Malda blast

Malda, Mar 3 (UNI): Three teenagers were injured in a blast at Malda, and roofs of two adjoining houses in Birbhum district were blown off in another explosion, police investing the double blasts said today.

West Bengal: TMC, BJP activists clash in Durgapur ahead of PM Modi's visit

Kolkata/Durgapur, Feb 2 (IBNS): Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to West Bengal's steel city Durgapur, activists of BJP and state's ruling TMC on Friday night engaged in a clash with each other over the alleged removal of Modi's cutouts, reports said.

West Bengal: 10 injured in TMC's group clash at Basanti

Kolkata, Jun 27 (IBNS): For the second time in four days, two rival groups of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) clashed with each other at Basanti area in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, leaving at least 10 persons injured, reports said.

3 killed, several go missing as jetty collapses in West Bengal, rescue ops on

Kolkata/Hooghly, Apr 26 (IBNS): At least three persons were killed and over 60 people went missing when a temporary jetty submerged in Hooghly river (Ganges) due to the high tide at Telenipara area under Bhadreswar Police Station limits on Wednesday, reports said.

President of India to visit West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar from Apr 1 to 3

New Delhi, Mar 31 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar from Apr 1 to 3, officials said.