Kolkata/IBNS: Tollywood actors Koushani Mukherjee and Piya Sengupta joined the Trinamool Congress on Sunday at the party headquarters Trinamool Bhawan ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election.
Kolkata/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport on a day-long visit to Kolkata but there has been a change in his itinerary. Now, he will first vist Netaji Bhawan, which is also a research center and archives devoted to the life and work of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi on Saturday landed in Kolkata where he will inaugurate a permanent museum dedicated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 124th birth anniversary.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said Kolkata should be revived as the capital of the country, peddling the sentiment of provincialism on the occasion of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary.
Kolkata/IBNS: Actor Saurav Das on Friday joined the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, at a time several ruling party members are switching their sides.
Kolkata/IBNS: In another jolt to Mamata Banerjee, rebel Trinamool Congress leader Rajib Banerjee on Friday resigned as the West Bengal Minister.
Kolkata/Jalpaiguri/IBNS: At least 14 people were killed and 16 others were seriously injured as a stone-laden truck reportedly overturned on two cars after hitting another vehicle at Dhupguri in the Jalpaiguri district of northern West Bengal on Tuesday night.
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.
New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: In order to assess the preparedness in connection with the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, the full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI), led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora, will be arriving in Kolkata on Wednesday (Jan 20) on a three-day visit, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Several BJP workers were injured in a clash with Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists at Khejuri in East Medinipur district of West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, hours before TMC-turned-BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally, reports said.
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.