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Congress, LF strength in Assembly erodes further

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:06

The strength of Opposition Congress and Left Front dwindled further in the West Bengal Assembly with the desertion of three Congress MLAs and a CPI(M) MLA in favour of the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.

GJM MLAs to sit in Opposition bench in WB Assembly

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 23:24

The three MLAs of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, which is demanding separate Gorkhaland state in Darjeeling hills, have decided to sit in the Opposition bench in West Bengal Assembly, party sources said on Sunday.

Congress stages walk-out in West Bengal Assembly

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 14:13

Congress members on Thursday staged a walk out from the West Bengal Assembly over the issue of construction of a railway over-bridge near Baharampur railway station in Murshidabad district.

Left Front members stage walkout in Assembly

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:04

The opposition Left Front on Wednesday staged a walkout in the state Assembly when the Speaker did not allow an adjournment motion moved by the Leader of Opposition seeking discussion on law and order situation in West Bengal.

LF stages walk-out, Congress boycott continues in West Bengal Assembly

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 14:25

Left Front staged a walk out from the West Bengal Assembly today when Speaker Biman Banerjee refused a Forward Bloc member to read out an adjournment motion on the attack on senior party member Naren De and former MLA Ajit Patra.

Arrogance and ignorance forced Assembly boycott: Cong

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 19:46

Hitting back at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for accusing it of showing discourtesy, the Opposition on Wednesday said it boycotted the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Assembly because of "arrogance and ignorance" of the state government.

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.

Opposition may boycott WB Assembly platinum jubilee celebration

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 19:44

While the Lok Sabha Speaker would attend the inaugural programme tomorrow, the President would address the valedictory session on December 6.

Left Front to boycott Assembly Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 17:44

Charging the ruling Trinamool Congress of misbehaving with opposition MLAs on the floor of the House and destroying democratic set up in the state, the Left Front is all set to boycott the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Assembly.

Congress leader reprimanded, detained in WB House

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 21:44

Congress leader Arunava Ghosh was on Tuesday summoned to the bar of the West Bengal Assembly for breach of privilege and was penalised with detention till the House rose for the day.

City Civil Court (Amendment) Bill 2013 passed in WB

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 20:55

The City Civil Court (Amendment) Bill, 2013 providing for the enhancement of the pecuniary jurisdiction of the City Civil Court, Kolkata, from Rs 10 Lakh to Rs one crore was passed in the West Bengal Assembly on Monday.

Gorkhaland: GJM says agitation not a bandh, MLAs not to attend Assembly

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 21:22

The indefinite agitation by GJM in Darjeeling demanding Gorkhaland continued for the third day on Friday even as the party claimed it should not be construed as a bandh but an expression of free will.