CPI(M) worker killed in clash with TMC supporters in West Bengal

A CPI(M) worker was killed in a clash between the Communist Party of India(Marxist) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers in Sidhopur Baghdiha village under Jamuria police station in Asansol.

Three TMC workers injured in factional fight

Three Trinamool Congress workers were on Sunday injured when a clash broke between two groups of the party at Jamuria during which bombs were hurled, police said.

More development awaits for Asansol-Durgapur region: Mamata

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said that Asansol-Durgapur belt and its adjacent areas would see witness many more development programmes after the inauguration of long awaited IISCO modernisation.

PM Narendra Modi's West Bengal visit: As it happened
PM Narendra Modi's West Bengal visit: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Rs 16,000 crore steel plant at Burnpur on the second day of his visit to West Bengal on Sunday.

Industry rebuffs strike call in West Bengal

Industrial units in West Bengal on Thursday remained functional despite the general strike called by the Opposition Left parties and the BJP to protest against the alleged violence perpetrated by the ruling Trinamool Congress in the just-concluded civic polls.

West Bengal minister slams Centre for ignoring consumer protection

Slamming the Centre for ignoring consumer rights' protection, West Bengal Consumer Affairs Minister Sadhan Pande on Tuesday said it needs to allocate more funds to the states.

TMC labour wing protests in Asansol against assault on Abhishek Banerjee

The labour wing of the Trinamool Congress , the Indian National Trinamool Trade Union Congress (INTTUC), staged a protest here on Monday against the assault on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, Abhishek Banerjee.

Babul Supriyo likely to be inducted in Union ministry

 West Bengal BJP President Rahul Sinha on Saturday indicated that BJP MP from Asansol constituency Babul Supriyo is likely to be inducted in the Union ministry during its expansion tomorrow.

Train services disrupted due to protests in West Bengal

Train services were disrupted on the Asansol-Jhajha section of Eastern Railways on Monday after a group of around 4,000 supporters of Melar Adim Janajati Sangram Morcha (MAJSM) obstructed train movement between Kaseetar and Jamtara stations demanding inclusion in Scheduled Tribe category.

West Bengal sex workers' request to celebrate Durga Puja rejected

At a time when mainstreaming initiatives are gathering momentum, sex workers in three key regions of West Bengal have been denied the permission to celebrate their own Durga Puja, the biggest festival in the state.

Gas leak: Two women dead as poisonous gas leaks in West Bengal's Asansol

Two women were killed and 50 others affected, 12 of them seriously, when gas leaked from a cyclinder in a welding workshop in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Tuesday.

Babul Supriyo meet Shyam SEL Power officials in Burdwan

BJP MP from Asansol Babul Supriyo on Sunday visited Shyam SEL Power Ltd in Burdwan district, whose management had complained of receiving ransom and threat calls from Trinamool Congress activists.

Buoyed by LS poll performance, BJP anticipates larger role

A backbencher in West Bengal politics, the BJP has signalled its arrival in a big way by displaying a stellar performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, seeking to change the political equations in the state.

No victory rallies in Burdwan after counting: DM

A proposal by the Burdwan district administration that victory procession will not be taken out after counting for the Lok Sabha elections on May 16 has been agreed to by political parties.

Eight phase of Lok Sabha polls: List of constituencies and key candidates

Amethi, Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, kaushambi, Phulpur, Allahabad, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Kaiserganj, Shrawasti, Gonda, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Bhadohi

West Bengal Lok Sabha polls: Fourth phase tomorrow

Security has been stepped up for the penultimate fourth phase Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal on Wednesday as four of the six seats going to the poll fall in Jangalmahal where the Maoists ruled till recently.

Narendra Modi`s attack on EC under scanner

A video tape of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s address at a rally in West Bengal, where he took on the Election Commission, has been sent to the poll panel in Delhi, an official said Monday.

Seven trapped miners rescued from coal field in Burdwan district

Several persons who were trapped inside an abandoned mine that caved in at Jamuria in Asansol-Raniganj coal belt in Burdwan district were rescued on Saturday, reports said.

Asansol: Two débutantes aim to topple CPI-M veteran

As two-time CPI(M) MP Bangsagopal Chowdhury eyes a hat-trick of wins from this Left citadel known for its collieries and industries, he is being challenged among others by two débutantes -TMC`s Dola Sen and singer Babul Supriyo of BJP.