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Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise

Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise

In Parliament, Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar rejected the allegations levelled by TMC that state government was not informed about it.

BJP slams Mamata Banerjee for politicising Army's mock drill

BJP slams Mamata Banerjee for politicising Army's mock drill

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the Central government of "deploying the Army" along highway toll plazas.

Bengal Governor bats for compulsory voting

Bengal Governor bats for compulsory voting

The governor stressed that compulsory voting should become the "responsibility of every voter instead of right".

Ranji Trophy: 1st day called off at Kotla, Karnail due to pollution​

Ranji Trophy: 1st day called off at Kotla, Karnail due to pollution​

Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary said the players felt that they could not play amid such a dense smog even before the start of the game.

TMC gets control of Jalpaiguri Zilla Parishad

ADM (Zilla Parishad) Amlan Jyoti Saha said it has been officially intimated to him that six LF members have joined the TMC, thus making the party minority in the Zilla Parishad.

12-year-old die of dengue fever in Howrah, toll rises to seven in West Bengal

The dengue toll has risen to seven in West Bengal amid experts cautioning against a viral strain triggering hyper-active immune response, an official said on Wednesday.

West Bengal to be renamed: Bengal is fine but no Bongo please, says Babul Supriyo

West Bengal to be renamed: Bengal is fine but no Bongo please, says Babul Supriyo

The West Bengal Cabinet has decided to rename the state as `Bangla` or `Bongo` in Bengali and `Bengal` in English.

West Bengal to be renamed `Bengal` in English and 'Bango' or `Bangla` in Bengali

West Bengal to be renamed `Bengal` in English and 'Bango' or `Bangla` in Bengali

A special session of the West Bengal Assembly will be convened from August 26 to discuss and pass a resolution to give effect to the new name.

Mamata ​Banerjee wants West Bengal to be called ‘Bangla’: Report

Mamata ​Banerjee wants West Bengal to be called ‘Bangla’: Report

Mamata Banerjee wants WB to be renamed as either Bengal or Bangla.

School teacher abducted in Kolkata

A 52-year-old teacher was today allegedly abducted in front of the school in the southern part of the city.

Almost a year after infamous 'psycho skeleton case', woman found living with father's corpse in Kolkata

Almost a year after infamous 'psycho skeleton case', woman found living with father's corpse in Kolkata

A tribal woman has been found living with the decomposed body of her father in Burdwan district of West Bengal, police said on Sunday.

BJP top brass in huddle ahead of assembly polls results

BJP top brass in huddle ahead of assembly polls results

 With the results for Assam, Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry assembly elections all set to come out on Thursday, a high-level meeting at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s official residence here on Wednesday to cognisance of various issues.

Voting for 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly poll ends: As it happened

Kolkata: Voting in 53 constituencies for the fifth phase of gigantic West Bengal Assembly Election is underway on Saturday.

14 balls, six wickets, no runs: INCREDIBLE! Bengal all-rounder delivers magical spell in club match

14 balls, six wickets, no runs: INCREDIBLE! Bengal all-rounder delivers magical spell in club match

Chatterjee picked up three wickets in his first over and went on to grab another three with his next eight balls.

Mamata Banerjee hits out at Amit Shah for 'bombs in Bengal' remark

Mamata Banerjee hits out at Amit Shah for 'bombs in Bengal' remark

Reacting sharply to BJP chief Amit Shah's comment that the sound of Rabindra Sangeet was getting drowned out by bomb blasts in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said there will be no "bigger enemy" than her for anybody who insulted the state.

Blow to BJP ahead of West Bengal polls: Party's minority chief quits, says no seat allotted to Muslims

Blow to BJP ahead of West Bengal polls: Party's minority chief quits, says no seat allotted to Muslims

As the political parties are preparing ground to contest the upcoming gigantic elections in West Bengal, the BJP suffers a major blow as the party's minority wing president Shakeel Ansari has resigned, stating the party has not fielded any Muslim candidate in the 52 seats which it has announced.

Bengal Elections 2016: IB predicts massive victory for Mamata Banerjee's TMC?

Bengal Elections 2016: IB predicts massive victory for Mamata Banerjee's TMC?

Even as political parties are preparing a ground to fight election for West Bengal Assembly to be held in April-May, Intelligence Bureau's preliminary report to Union Home Ministry has already predicted Trinamool Congress victorious.

ICC World Twenty20: Spinner Pragyan Ojha opts out of Bengal's warm-up match against Pakistan

ICC World Twenty20: Spinner Pragyan Ojha opts out of Bengal's warm-up match against Pakistan

The game will be of big importance for Bengal given the size of experience and the opposition.

Congress Working Committee meets in Delhi, may decide on alliance with Left in Bengal

Congress Working Committee meets in Delhi, may decide on alliance with Left in Bengal

Sitaram Yechury had said the Left will seek support and co-operation from "all democratic forces" to dethrone the Mamata Banerjee.

Jaitley rules out poll alliance with major parties in Bengal

Exhorting the state BJP leadership to focus on twin issues ahead of the assembly polls, Jaitley said they would have to now pinpoint the issues - where the party has clarity of vision and also issues where unrest brewed ammong people at the grassroot level.