Saradha chit fund scam accused Kunal Ghosh's condition deteriorates
Saradha chit fund scam accused Kunal Ghosh's condition deteriorates

The health condition of Kunal Ghosh, suspended Trinamool Congress MP who is an accused in Saradha chit fund scam, deteriorated on Friday night on the 29th day of his hunger strike following which he was admitted to the jail hospital.

Repolling underway in 11 booths in West Bengal civic polls

Repolling was underway on Friday in 11 booths -- nine in Bidhannagar and two in the Asansol civic bodies -- in West Bengal amid heavy police presence.

West Bengal poll panel chief resigns, opposition slams Trinamool

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi confirmed on Tuesday that state Election Commissioner SR Upadhyay has tendered his resignation.

West Bengal civic polls marred by violence, over 70 percent cast votes
West Bengal civic polls marred by violence, over 70 percent cast votes

Local body polls in four pockets of West Bengal on Saturday saw a turnout of about 70 percent, but were marred by violence, allegations of booth capturing and assault on media persons that left 15 of them bloodied and injured.

Stage set for West Bengal municipal battle royale

The ruling Trinamool Congress and its arch rival Left Front are once again pitted against each other in next Saturday's election to two municipalities, which is deemed as the last great fight before next year's Assembly Election.

Ex-MLA, veteran TMC leader dead

Veteran Trinamool Congress leader and former MLA Anupam Sen died here late Monday night.

West Bengal: Arrested student's union leader alleges harassment in custody

The arrested Chhatra Parishad General Secretary of a West Midnapore college on Monday alleged before a court here of mental and physical torture on him and his family by police.

War of words between CITU and Trinamool before September 2 strike

Trade union CITU on Sunday warned the West Bengal government against attempts by the administration to thwart the nation-wide strike on September 2 even as senior Trinamool Congress leader Subrata Mukherjee said the state government will help people "foil" the strike.

FTII protest: BJP put a question mark on TMC delegation's intention

BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Sunday put a question mark on the intention of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has formed a three-member delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs to visit Pune, where the students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) are protesting.

Trinamool MPs to visit FTII to show solidarity with students

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be sending three party MPs to FTII Pune to express solidarity with students protesting for nearly three months against Gajendra Chauhan`s appointment as the institute`s chairman, the Trinamool Congress said on Saturday.

Two arrested for Trinamool Congress factional clash

Kolkata: Two prime accused in connection with a clash between two factions of the ruling Trinamool Congress at Tangra area of the city were arrested, and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, the police said on Friday.

Mamata acts tough against Congress' Bengal shutdown

Taking a firm stand against the Congress call for a 12-hour shutdown in West Bengal on Tuesday, the Mamata Banerjee government on Monday issued a circular mandating all state government officials to report to duty.

Land Bill to now come in Winter Session

 The controversial Land Acquisition Bill will now be brought in the Winter Session of Parliament after Bihar polls with opposition digging its heels on certain key provisions and the ruling side wanting to avoid a vote in the joint panel examining the contentious measure.

Missing West Bengal journalist found, says he left home because of "family problems"

After missing for five days, the scribe of a Bengali daily who was found in neighbouring Cooch Behar district, on Saturday told the CID that "he had left his home in Alipurduar district due to family problems."

Student beaten to death in Bengal college, five arrested

A college student was allegedly lynched to death during a clash between student unions of Congress and Trinamool Congress over felicitation of West Bengal minister Soumen Kumar Mahapatra at a college at Sabang in West Midnapore district on Friday.

BJP to restructure organisation with West Bengal Assembly poll in mind

The BJP in West Bengal is planning to revamp its organisation keeping in mind next year's Assembly poll and the party will stay away from announcing any chief ministerial candidate for the election, according to a senior BJP central leader.

West Bengal flood toll 97, Mamata Banerjee faces opposition heat

With 12 more deaths, the toll in West Bengal flood shot up to 97 as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee came under heavy attack from the opposition for playing politics over the calamity.

Bengal flood toll 85; Mamata calls all-party meet

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called for an all-party meeting on Saturday to discuss the present flood situation in the state, which has claimed 85 lives so far.

Mamata Banerjee declares 12 West Bengal districts flood-hit, demands central funds
Mamata Banerjee declares 12 West Bengal districts flood-hit, demands central funds

 Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday declared 12 districts in West Bengal as flood-hit and demanded adequate funds from the Centre for post-flood work, even as the death toll in it mounted to 83.

Trinamool MP Shatabdi Roy sends representative to ED

Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Shatabdi Roy on Wednesday sent a representative to the office of the Enforcement Directorate here as she could not appear owing to the ongoing Parliament session.