TMC mocks speculation of Congress-CPI(M) alliance in West Bengal

Mocking speculations on an alliance between Congress and CPI(M) in the upcoming Assembly Elections in West Bengal, senior TMC leader Subrata Mukherjee on Saturday said the party is not bothered about it since they are confident of retaining power for another term.

Opposition unites against move to strip AMU, JMI of minority status

Eight Opposition parties, including Congress, Trinamool Congress and Left on Friday joined hands to corner the government over its alleged "sinister" move to "strip" Aligarh Muslim University and Jamila Millia Islamia University of their minority status and slammed Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi on the issue.

Kolkata hit-and-run: Sambia Sohrab in police custody, had hit another soldier

Kolkata hit-and-run: Sambia Sohrab in police custody, had hit another soldier

Sambia Sohrab, who was sent to 14 days in police custody on Sunday for allegedly mowing down an Indian Air Force officer, is also said to have hit and injured another soldier with his speeding sports utility vehicle.

With eye on Assembly polls, BJP effects changes in West Bengal

With an eye on Assembly polls, BJP West Bengal unit has thoroughly revamped its party organisation inducting new faces for the top posts to place itself as a credible opposition.

PM Narendra Modi has links with terrorists: Trinamool MP Idris Ali

PM Narendra Modi has links with terrorists: Trinamool MP Idris Ali

Why did the Pathankot attack happen right after PM Narendra Modi's visit to Pakistan, asks Trinamool MP Idris Ali.

Why the delay in appointing CIC, TMC MP asks govt

The government was on Thursday questioned in Rajya Sabha over the delay in appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) for more than a year,

After BSP, JD(U) extends support to GST

Trinamool Congress member Derek O'Brien accused Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of indulging in "cowboy Constitutionalism" on the issue of obstructions in Parliament.

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.