Centre approves West Bengal anti-chit fund bill

The Centre has approved an anti-chit fund bill passed by West Bengal Assembly in 2013, state Finance Minister Amit Mitra said on Tuesday.

Congress stages walkout in West Bengal Assembly

Opposition Congress staged a walkout in West Bengal Assembly on Monday demanding a statement from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on threats received by party councillors in Kharagpur town.

Row in West Bengal Assembly over anti-chit fund bill

The Opposition Left Front Thursday created ruckus in the West Bengal Assembly demanding tabling of an anti-chit fund bill in the House.

West Bengal Assembly defers discussion on chit fund to next session

The non-official discussion on chit funds in the West Bengal Assembly, which was to take place tomorrow on the last day of the budget session, has been deferred to the next session.

Trinamool suspends lawmaker for protesting against party

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Wednesday suspended legislator Swapan Kanti Ghosh on disciplinary grounds after he staged a protest outside the state assembly accusing his party of misappropriation of funds.

Furore in West Bengal Assembly over East-West Metro

Opposition Left members Tuesday created an uproar inside the West Bengal Assembly when Speaker Biman Banerjee refused to admit an adjournment motion moved by Forward Bloc MLA Paresh Adhikary on the ongoing East-West Metro project in the city.

Left Front stages walkout from West Bengal Assembly

Opposition Left Front legislators on Friday walked out of the West Bengal Assembly protesting against non-inclusion of their questions related to the Home Department which prompted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to say the Left didn't have the guts to face her.

JIS University Bill passed in WB Assembly amid LF walkout

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.

Congress, LF strength in Assembly erodes further

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trinamool to bring resolution on Aadhaar cards in Assembly

The ruling Trinamool Congress would table a resolution on linking of Aadhaar cards with direct benefit transfer in the West Bengal Assembly during its Winter Session which began on Monday.

Congress leader reprimanded, detained in WB House

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

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

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.