Kolkata/IBNS: A Durga Puja pandal in south Kolkata themed after the controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) and detention camps has topped the West Bengal government's "best of the best" list, in what could lead to a political debate amid the festivity.
Kolkata/IBNS: Four days after winning in the Bhabanipur bypoll, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday took oath as an MLA in the assembly.
Kolkata/IBNS: BJP state secretary Sabyasachi Dutta, who had quit the Trinamool Congress to join the saffron camp two years ago, returned to Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Thursday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Overshadowing her Nandigram defeat, Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee Sunday recorded a landslide victory over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at her backyard Bhabanipur, where bypoll was held Sept 30, to continue her uninterrupted stint as the West Bengal Chief Minister.
Kolkata/IBNS: Almost decimating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Bhabanipur bypoll, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo, Mamata Banerjee, Sunday won the electoral contest by 58,832 votes, breaching her own 2011 record.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, is set to storm into the assembly with a massive victory in Bhabanipur bypoll as her leads continue to amplify with every round of vote counting.
Kolkata/UNI: The ruling Trinamool Congress is marching ahead in all the three Assembly constituencies of Bhabanipur, Jangipur and Samshergunj counting for which began at 8 AM this morning.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, took a comfortable lead of over 12,000 votes in initial rounds of counting of votes polled in the Bhabanipur byelection, which was held on Oct 30.
Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday embarked upon an aerial survey of the submerged areas as nearly 2.2 million people in six South Bengal districts and their neighbourhood have been severely affected following discharge of water from four dams, including DVC.
Kolkata/UNI: With the spectre of flood looming large on six south Bengal districts following heavy torrents, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) of discharging water without prior information to the state.
Kolkata/IBNS: All eyes will be on West Bengal's Bhabanipur assembly constituency, where elections will be held Thursday, as Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Mamata Banerjee will have to win the electoral battle to remain the West Bengal Chief Minister.
Kolkata: Former Goa Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro on Wednesday joined Trinamool Congress, starting a new chapter in his political career.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of the upcoming Bhabanipur byelection, where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting as a Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate to continue with her post, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced the dates for bypolls to four assembly constituencies of West Bengal.
Kolkata/UNI: The city police have filed FIRs against Bengal BJP president Sukanta Mazumder, party's Bhawanipur's by-poll candidate Priyanka Tibrewal and two MPs for leading a procession with a body of a party worker near Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee residence at Kalighat on Thursday.