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Congress walks out of WB House demanding discussion on law & order

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:25

The opposition Congress Thursday staged a walkout from the West Bengal Assembly demanding discussion on law and order in the state following the death of a hotel owner in Howrah town allegedly due to a threat call by a local gangster.

West Bengal district Congress committees disbanded

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 18:54

Several district and block committees of Congress in West Bengal have been disbanded by PCC chief Adhir Chowdhury following dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, sparking protests by party leaders.

West Bengal Congress slams EC special observer

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 20:12

West Bengal Congress today accused Election Commission`s Special Observer for the state Sudhir Kumar Rakesh of helping the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Allegations, counter-allegations mark poll eve in West Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 23:46

On the eve of the crucial last phase of Lok Sabha election in West Bengal, opposition political parties alleged violence by the Trinamool Congress and accused the Election Commission of not acting over complaints, while TMC chief Mamata Banerjee claimed that opposition parties were indulging in false propaganda.

EC to step up security in case of violence in West Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 23:43

With incidents of violence in several places a day ahead of the May 7 polls in West Bengal, the Election Commission`s special observer for the state Sunday said security will be beefed up Monday in case of recurring incidents in certain Lok Sabha constituencies.

Bengal Congress demands withdrawal of EC`s special observer

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 21:07

West Bengal Congress on Friday demanded withdrawal of a senior Election Commission`s official for the state, saying it was difficult to hold free, fair and peaceful poll under him.

Congress wants Priyanka Gandhi to campaign more: Singhvi

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 18:59

The Congress was "keen and eager" to see party chief Sonia Gandhi`s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra play a bigger role in the election campaign, its national spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said Saturday.

Campaign ends for first phase of polls in West Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:15

Campaign for four seats in the first phase of five-phase Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal ended on Tuesday.

Senior Congress leaders shy away from fighting LS polls

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 11:50

Even as ticket-seekers are making a beeline before offices of political parties, some very senior Congress leaders in West Bengal are shying away from fighting the coming Lok Sabha election despite a nudge by Rahul Gandhi.

Congress, BJP running government in syndicate: Mamata

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 21:09

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today accused Congress and BJP of running a government `in syndicate` and gave a call for `parivartan` (change) in the Congress-ruled Assam.

Opposition boycott WB Assembly platinum jubilee closing ceremony

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 15:28

Congress and Left parties boycotted the closing ceremony of the platinum jubilee of West Bengal Assembly on Wednesday which led Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to slam the Opposition and decry the incident as against courtesy and democracy.

Congress MLA says he received threat to join TMC

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 22:53

Congress MLA Rabindranath Chattopadhyay today alleged that he was threatened over phone that he would be murdered if he did not join the ruling Trinamool Congress.