West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: Defeat CPI(M)-Congress unholy alliance, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: Defeat CPI(M)-Congress unholy alliance, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday termed the alliance between the CPI(M) and Congress in the state as "unholy" and asked people to defeat it in the upcoming Assembly election as it has no "ideology".

Mar 27, 2016, 16:38 PM IST

Mamata cautions people against voting for CPI(M)

Mamata Banerjee claimed since Trinamool government came, there had been an all round development while Left Wing Extremism had also been contained.

Mar 26, 2016, 17:53 PM IST

Committed 'mistakes' during Lalgarh stir: Maoists

The banned CPI (Maoist) has said it committed "mistakes" during the Lalgarh movement by killing people and removing their bodies covertly and said that it had wrongly believed that Trinamool Congress would withdraw joint forces from Jangalmahal after coming to power in the state.

Aug 20, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

Maoist leader Kishenji "killed" by Mamata govt: Congress MP Abhishek

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee has sparked a fresh controversy after he claimed that dreaded Maoist leader Kishenji had been "killed" by the government headed by his aunt Mamata Banerjee in 2011, evoking strong reaction from parties and rights activists.

Jul 18, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

Elaborate security arrangement by EC for polls in Jangalmahal

Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangement for the Jangalmahal area during the fourth phase of polls on May 7 in West Bengal with deployment of central forces, helicopters, Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad and anti-landmine device, officials said today.

May 05, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee vows not to let terror revisit Jangalmahal

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused CPI(M) and Congress of trying to bring back Maoist violence in Jangalmahal region and vowed she will not allow the Naxals to return to the area.

Apr 08, 2014, 21:12 PM IST

Maoists regrouping in Jangalmahal

Maoists are regrouping in tribal Jangalmahal area of Bankura ahead of the Lok Sabha polls to disrupt elections, Bankura superintendent of police Mukesh Kumar said Thursday.

Apr 03, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

Bengal taking steps following Maoist regrouping alert

West Bengal government has initiated stringent steps to forestall any threat of Maoist ultras.

Jun 18, 2013, 23:50 PM IST

Six more companies of central forces for Jangalmahal

In view of the renewed Maoist activity in Bihar, the Centre has decided to send six additional companies of central forces for deployment in Jangalmahal.

Jun 14, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Maoists may attack political leaders in Bengal

There is a "high probability" of political leaders coming under a Chhattisgarh-type attack during their panchayat poll campaign in Maoist-hit Jangalmahal in West Bengal, intelligence sources have indicated.

Jun 07, 2013, 20:21 PM IST

Maoists regrouping in Jangalmahal

Maoists are regrouping in West Bengal`s Jangalmahal area, where peace prevailed for more than a year.

Feb 01, 2013, 11:51 AM IST

West Bengal governor lauds Mamata on R-Day

Days after he rapped Mamata Banerjee`s government for political clashes, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan praised it for bringing changes in state`s law and order situation alongside development.

Jan 26, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

Tight security arrangements on Kishenji`s death anniversary

Security forces were on alert at West Bengal`s Jhargram and elsewhere one year after death of Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias `Kishenji` in encounter at Jangalmahal area of West Midnapore with CRPF.

Nov 24, 2012, 22:13 PM IST

TMC worker killed in Jangalmahal

In the first incident of killing in Maoist-hit Jangalmahal this year, one Trinamool Congress worker was hacked to death by some miscreants.

May 26, 2012, 21:52 PM IST

Mamata govt`s success claims are "blatant lies"

Mamata Banerjee may have claimed that her govt has broken new ground in development initiatives, but Leader of the Opposition in WB Assembly Suryakanta Mishra said the claims were just "blatant lies".

May 20, 2012, 19:46 PM IST

Kishenji`s death a ‘great blow’, admit Maoists

The Maoists have for the first time admitted that Kishenji`s death has dealt a heavy blow to their organisation.

Jan 19, 2012, 00:15 AM IST

Ramesh-Mamata to visit Naxal-hit Jangalmahal

Pushing for development in Naxal
strongholds, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh will be visiting
Jangalmahal along with West Bengal CM Mamata

Nov 09, 2011, 21:52 PM IST

`WB to drive out Maoists from Jangalmahal`

West Bengal is determined to drive out armed men from Maoist-infested areas in Jangalmahal and bring back peace, TC MP Subhendu Adhikari said.

Nov 01, 2011, 19:05 PM IST

Naxals conducting civic action to gain support

Fearing alienation, Naxals have begun holding classes and distributing medicines in their bastions in West Bengal.

Sep 20, 2011, 22:38 PM IST