In the wake of party MLAs, leaders and workers regularly deserting the party, state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Tuesday said the trend is due to the party's performance in the Lok Sabha Elections.
Slamming Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s official visit to Singapore, state finance minister Amit Mitra on Sunday said that the former was doing "politics" and criticised him for making comments without knowing the developmental process in the state.
Alleging that West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress was in regular touch with the union home ministry, the Left Front wondered if the CBI, probing the Saradha scam, will be able to reveal the truth behind the scandal.
West Bengal Textiles minister Shyamapada Mukherjee and actor Aparna Sen were questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering probe in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam case.
With the stakes high for parties in the September 13 by-poll to Bashirhat South and Chowringhee assembly seats, Trinamool Congress(TMC) on Sunday expressed confidence to stop the saffron surge and win both the seats.
Accusing the opposition of creating anarchy using taxis as a weapon, West Bengal government on Tuesday warned of stern action against errant drivers who force others from plying their vehicles creating great inconvenience for the people.
West Bengal, At least 10 persons were injured and seven houses were set on fire after a clash broke out between workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP at a village here on Monday, police said.