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West Bengal Municipality Poll Results: As it happened

West Bengal Municipality Poll Results: As it happened

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress registered a landslide victory in all seven urban local bodies, where elections were held on August 13.

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's statue partly damaged, smeared with coal tar in Birbhum

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's statue partly damaged, smeared with coal tar in Birbhum

The Netaji statue was to be installed in the Panchra village panchayat office compound.

West Bengal: Villagers clash in Birbhum village, seven people arrested

Two groups of villagers on Tuesday clashed at Kukudihi, on the outskirt of Suri town, leading to the arrest of seven persons.

Death toll rises to nine in Bengal violence, six arrested

With two more persons succumbing to their injuries since the late hours on Friday, the toll in the crude bomb explosion in West Bengal`s Birbhum district has risen to nine, police said on Saturday.

After Ram Navami standoff in Kolkata, police lathi-charge 'illegal' Hanuman Jayanti procession in Birbhum

After Ram Navami standoff in Kolkata, police lathi-charge 'illegal' Hanuman Jayanti procession in Birbhum

Last week, the Calcutta HC had to step in to ensure that a group of residents in Kolkata was given permission to perform Ram Navami puja.

This Hindu-dominated village in West Bengal is not allowed to organise Durga Puja as Muslims don't want it

This Hindu-dominated village in West Bengal is not allowed to organise Durga Puja as Muslims don't want it

For the past three years, a Hindu-dominated village in West Bengal is not allowed to organise Durga Puja.

Shocking! Dark-skinned wife roasted alive to pave way for fair bride in Birbhum

Shocking! Dark-skinned wife roasted alive to pave way for fair bride in Birbhum

In yet another shocking case of cruelty against women, a young mother in Birbhum was burnt alive allegedly because she was dark-skinned and her husband and in-laws wanted a new bride with a fairer complexion.

West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: EC to file FIR against BJP leader Locket Chatterjee

The Election Commission will file a police case against actor-turned-BJP leader Locket Chatterjee for threatening the presiding officer of a booth in West Bengal's Birbhum district.

West Bengal Assembly polls 2016: Mamata fighting EC, not political parties, says PM Narendra Modi

West Bengal Assembly polls 2016: Mamata fighting EC, not political parties, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi on Sunday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee is fighting the battle with the Election Commission and not with other political parties.

WB assembly polls phase II: 3 injured in clash in Birbhum district between party workers

West Bengal Phase II polls records 21.64 % turnout, violence hit polling in this phase too. Watch complete news to get detailed updates.

Watch: Brazen Trinamool leader threatens voters, says will take back BPL, disability benefits

Watch: Brazen Trinamool leader threatens voters, says will take back BPL, disability benefits

A brazen Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abdul Mannan has threatened the electorate in West Bengal's Birbhum district, saying his party and he won't tolerate people not voting for them in the ongoing assembly elections.

Election Commission to review poll preparedness in West Bengal today

Election Commission to review poll preparedness in West Bengal today

Ahead of the second phase of polling in West Bengal, a full bench of the Election Commission will come to the city on Thursday.

140 crude bombs recovered in West Bengal

Acting on a tip off, police on Saturday recovered at least 140 crude bombs from Nanoor town in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

Election Commission seizes Rs 1 crore in poll-bound West Bengal

Election Commission seizes Rs 1 crore in poll-bound West Bengal

The Election Commission on Saturday said Rs 1 crore has been seized across districts of poll-bound West Bengal in the last 18 days.

Blow to BJP ahead of West Bengal polls: Party's minority chief quits, says no seat allotted to Muslims

Blow to BJP ahead of West Bengal polls: Party's minority chief quits, says no seat allotted to Muslims

As the political parties are preparing ground to contest the upcoming gigantic elections in West Bengal, the BJP suffers a major blow as the party's minority wing president Shakeel Ansari has resigned, stating the party has not fielded any Muslim candidate in the 52 seats which it has announced.

One killed, two injured in crude bomb explosion in West Bengal

At least one person was killed and two others injured after a crude bomb exploded in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

Two dead while making crude bombs in Birbhum, West Bengal

Two dead while making crude bombs in Birbhum, West Bengal

Over the past one year, West Bengal has been under the scanner of security agencies.

Ex-CPI(M) MP injured in attack in West Bengal

The attack, in which Dome sustained injuries on his hands, came a day after CPI-M state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra was heckled by people.

This is also 'secular' India: Hindus not allowed to hold Durga Puja in Bengal village

This is also 'secular' India: Hindus not allowed to hold Durga Puja in Bengal village

Hindus in a village in West Bengal are not allowed to organise Durga Puja festivities!