Amid opposition parties' allegations of terror and violence by the ruling Trinamool Congress, around 60 per cent voters on Saturday cast their ballots in the election to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation, billed as the "semifinal" before next year's Assembly poll.
Trinamool Congress on Monday slammed CBI, which has resent a notice to the party seeking its income and expense details, saying the investigation agency is working at the behest of a "particular party".
Hitting out at estranged party MP Mukul Roy for his critical comments concerning the affairs of the party and the government, Trinamool Congress (TMC) Secretary General Partha Chatterjee on Monday said TMC had its "own discipline" which every worker must follow, including Roy.
In an apparent swipe at sidelined Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, party secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Monday said anyone opposing his own party is akin to one who has "lost his mental balance".
Amid speculation of a rift between TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee and party leader Mukul Roy, Shilbhadra Dutta, a party MLA close to Roy, was on Wednesday removed from the post of parliamentary secretary.
The estate officer and admission committee chairperson of Kalyani University were assaulted on Tuesday allegedly by students and employees agitating to press their demand for resignation of the Vice-Chancellor.
The Trinamool Congress on Monday dismissed speculation of any internal feud fuelled by a minister's resignation and an MP's grouse about lack of space in the party, saying those who want to leave are free to do so.
The Trinamool Congress on Thursday ruled out any adverse impact on the party because of the exit of its minister Manjul Krishna Thakur, who joined the BJP alleging that the TMC was functioning in a "whimsical" way.
Chennai: MDMK chief Vaiko Saturday said Trinamool Congress Secretary-General and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee will participate in a demonstration organised by his party here next week, demanding release of files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
The JIS University Bill-2014 was on Thursday passed in the West Bengal Assembly, even as the Opposition Left Front walked out of the House protesting that the Bill was laid before submission of a search committee report on it.
In a stern message to a section of party workers and leaders, Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee today said party would not spare those who are involved in violent incidents in West Bengal.
Cold shouldering the demand for NIA investigation into the Burdwan blast, West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee on Thursday expressed confidence in the ongoing CID probe and charged the Opposition with trying to break the administration's morale by showing lack of confidence in it.