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Agitator shot dead as protest against West Bengal power project turns violent

South 24 Parganas` Bhangar is on the boil since last week over "forced" acquisition of 16 acres of farmland by the state government for Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.

Powergrid project may be shifted if needed: Mamata Banerjee

Clashes broke out between two factions of the ruling Trinamool Congress at Bhangor today over the project land and police had to intervene to keep the situation under control.

Mamata Banerjee says Akhilesh Yadav deserves 'cycle' symbol

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated her Uttar Pradesh counterpart Akhilesh Yadav, saying he "deserved" the Samajwadi Party`s cycle symbol.

BJP accuses Mamata Banerjee government of 'dirty politics' over RSS rally

BJP accuses Mamata Banerjee government of 'dirty politics' over RSS rally

BJP's West Bengal state President Dilip Ghosh on Thursday accused the state's Trinamool Congress government of doing "dirty politics" over the venue of the RSS rally in the city on January 14.

Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan mosque says Tarek Fatah's throat will be slit

Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan mosque says Tarek Fatah's throat will be slit

Syed Mohammad Nurur Rahman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan Masjid, has stoked a huge controversy by threatening Pakistan-born Canadian author Tarek Fatah.

Mamata Banerjee has become a comical figure, losing her political credibility: BJP

Mamata Banerjee has become a comical figure, losing her political credibility: BJP

BJP leader S Prakash said that Mamata Banerjee has chosen to attack on same demonetisation issue with new tamasha and new drama each passing day.

Political leaders mourn as Om Puri breathed his last

Political leaders mourn as Om Puri breathed his last

His work extended from theatre, television, Indian films to those in Britain and the US too. He was president of the Cine & TV Artistes' Association (CINTAA) and a former chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC).

Trinamool Congress has taken hooliganism to another level: Babul Supriyo

Babul Supriyo also accused West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of tampering evidence related to Saradha and Rose Valley chit-fund scam.

BJP warns West Bengal's ruling TMC of consequences for violence

A day after BJP state headquarters here was attacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress supporters, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday warned the ruling TMC to refrain from violence or be ready for consequences.

'TMC' workers set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire

'TMC' workers set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire

In a shocking incident, alleged Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Wednesday set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire.

Mamata believes in ''dandatantra'', alleges BJP

Countering the allegations levelled by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee post the arrest of Kolkata Uttar MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said it will remove `bhrashtachar-bandi` and `gunda-bandi` from the Trinamool Congress-ruled state.

PM Narendra Modi gives apt reply to furious `didi` Mamata Banerjee – Watch video here

PM Narendra Modi gives apt reply to furious `didi` Mamata Banerjee – Watch video here

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recently called nationwide protests against the Modi government after the CBI arrested Sudip Bandyopadhyay in Rose Valley Chit Fund scam.

Sonia Gandhi should clear stand on ponzi scam: BJP

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to clear her stand on the ponzi scam, and wondered why her party was rallying behind TMC on the issue as the Supreme Court has ordered a CBI inquiry into it based on an appeal by Congress leader Abdul Manan.

Will agitate against Mamata for attacking our workers: BJP

Lambasting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the attack by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on the Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) office, party national secretary Rahul Sinha has said that it will launch a state wide agitation against the ruling establishment and would apprise Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi about the incident.

EXPLAINED: West Bengal's Rose Valley ponzi scam

EXPLAINED: West Bengal's Rose Valley ponzi scam

With back-to-back arrests of two Trinamool Congress MPs in West Bengal - Tapas Pal and Sudip Bandyopadhyay, the eastern state has once again started to draw attention from the world for its connection with ponzi scams. 

No democracy in West Bengal under Mamata Banerjee: BJP

No democracy in West Bengal under Mamata Banerjee: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday accused the West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of attacking its state headquarters and said there was no democracy in Bengal under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Why only TMC is found to be involved in chit fund scams: BJP

Refuting allegations of "vendetta politics" levelled by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the arrest of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay by the CBI, BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday questioned why only TMC leaders were being found to be involved in "all the chit fund scams".

West Bengal: Man fights with wife, brutally kills six-year-old son in Burdwan

A six-year-old boy was hacked to death, allegedly by his father, who then inflicted injuries to himself at Bhatar in Burdwan district on Sunday.

TMC-Cong bonhomie leaves CPI-M, Bengal Congress clueless

TMC-Cong bonhomie leaves CPI-M, Bengal Congress clueless

Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury said the TMC could never be a "reliable ally" of the Congress in its fight against demonetisation.

Demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi  'lacks maturity', is 'trying to save corrupt', says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi 'lacks maturity', is 'trying to save corrupt', says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday that Rahul Gandhi "lacks maturity".