Trinamool postpones its FTII solidarity visit

 The Trinamool Congress on Monday said it has postponed its delegation`s visit to FTII Pune to express solidarity with the agitating students.

Trinamool's 'balm' for FTII students criticised

The CPI-M and the BJP on Sunday ridiculed West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress for sending three of its MPs to Pune to express solidarity with FTII students protesting against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute`s chairman.

Political differences not to hamper WB's development: Jaitley

Calling for more economic activity in eastern states, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said political differences between the BJP and the Trinamool Congress will not come in way of development of West Bengal as he lamented "obsolete policies" of past.

Mamata Banerjee to send three-member delegation to FTII

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will send a three-member delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs to express solidarity with the students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

TMC MPs to visit Pune to express solidarity with FTII students

Trinamool Congress is sending a delegation of three MPs to Pune on Monday to express its solidarity with the agitating students of FTII.

West Bengal's debt at Rs 82,000 crore: Minister

The cumulative borrowings of West Bengal stand at Rs 82,000 crore since the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress came to power in May 2011, state Finance Minister Amit Mitra said here on Friday.

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.

Congress MP hints at alliance with CPI-M in West Bengal

Asserting that defeat of the ruling Trinamool Congress was imperative for the welfare of West Bengal, Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday hinted at a possible alliance with the CPI-M for the 2016 Assembly polls.

Aiyar lambastes Mamata for 'ditching' Muslims

Asserting that there is a need for unity of secular forces to counter the alliance between Narendra Modi and Mamata Banerjee, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Wednesday lashed out at TMC chief for "ditching Muslims" by going along with Modi at the Centre.

CPI(M) worker killed in clash with TMC supporters in West Bengal

A CPI(M) worker was killed in a clash between the Communist Party of India(Marxist) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers in Sidhopur Baghdiha village under Jamuria police station in Asansol.

CPI(M) flays 'attack' on its WB leader

CPI(M) Friday condemned the alleged attack on its West Bengal unit secretary and opposition leader in the state assembly, Surjyakant Mishra, by ruling Trinamool Congress.

TMC MP Anupam Hazra not holding office of profit, says Parliamentary panel

 A parliamentary committee has held that Trinamool Congress MP Anupam Hazra cannot be disqualified under the office of profit rules as he is not holding such an office by being an assistant professor of Visva Bharati University.

Wonderful meeting 'Mamata Di', says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday described as "wonderful" his meeting with West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee here.

TMC in favour of GST roll-out, up to BJP, Cong to sort issues: O'Brien

Opposition Trinamool Congress on Wednesday said it is in favour of the GST's roll out and that it is now up to the BJP and Congress to sort out the matter and do the needful.

Arvind Kejriwal meets Mamata Banerjee over dinner in Delhi

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee here on Tuesday, informed sources said.

Three held in Bengal for lynching student, police says no proof

Three people have been arrested for beating a student to death inside a college in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said on Saturday. However, the district police chief said none of the three were seen with any weapon in the CCTV footage.

Journalists, camerapersons roughed up in Kolkata

 Two journalists and two camerapersons of a Bengali news channel were injured after they were allegedly physically assaulted in two separate incidents on Saturday in and around the city.

West Bengal: College student beaten to death; BJP leader says TMC youth wing has jihadi mentality
West Bengal: College student beaten to death; BJP leader says TMC youth wing has jihadi mentality

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Trinamool Congress, after a college student was allegedly lynched to death during a clash between student unions of Congress and the ruling party over felicitation of West Bengal Minister Soumen Kumar Mahapatra at a college at Sabang in West Midnapore district on Friday.

HC rejects Madan Mitra's bail plea in Saradha scam case

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday rejected bail plea of West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with the Saradha chitfund scam.

Opposition boycott of Lok Sabha continues for 3rd day in a row

Opposition parties including SP, RJD, NCP and the Left, on Thursday walked out of Lok Sabha as members of the Congress, TMC and other parties continued boycotting the House for the third consecutive day to protest the suspension of 25 Congress members.