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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.

TMC orders internal probe into Narada sting operation

The inquiry would also look into whether leaders of other political parties had helped in conducting this sting operation, party general secretary Partha Chatterjee said.

Political colour not to influence flood relief: Partha Chatterjee

Political affiliations will not come in the way of distributing flood relief in the state, Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee said even as disgruntled locals today stopped his convoy in Nadia district to vent their ire on a local party MLA.

Calcutta University assault: JNU teachers condemn West Bengal government

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Tuesday condemned the West Bengal government for "perpetrating violence" on peacefully agitating teachers of the state.

Opposition dubs KMC poll 'farce', TMC says it is peaceful, free

Amid opposition parties' allegations of terror and violence by the ruling Trinamool Congress, around 60 per cent voters on Saturday cast their ballots in the election to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation, billed as the "semifinal" before next year's Assembly poll.

There is no opposition to Trinamool in civic poll: Partha Chatterjee

 The ruling Trinamool Congress, predicted to sweep the forthcoming civic poll in West Bengal, on Thursday admitted that it was not facing any opposition worth the name in the election.

TMC slams CBI for sending notice seeking financial details

Trinamool Congress on Monday slammed CBI, which has resent a notice to the party seeking its income and expense details, saying the investigation agency is working at the behest of a "particular party".

Mukul Roy must follow TMC discipline: Partha Chatterjee

Hitting out at estranged party MP Mukul Roy for his critical comments concerning the affairs of the party and the government, Trinamool Congress (TMC) Secretary General Partha Chatterjee on Monday said TMC had its "own discipline" which every worker must follow, including Roy.

Trinamool secretary general takes swipe at Mukul Roy

In an apparent swipe at sidelined Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, party secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Monday said anyone opposing his own party is akin to one who has "lost his mental balance".

West Bengal Assembly to discuss chit fund issue on Wednesday

The West Bengal Assembly will discuss the chit fund issue and its fallout on the last day of its ongoing Budget Session on Wednesday.

Partha Chatterjee asks party workers to strengthen hands of Mamata

 Trinamool Congress secretary- general Partha Chatterjee on Sunday asked party workers to strengthen the hands of party chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

TMC MLA removed from Parliamentary secretary post

Amid speculation of a rift between TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee and party leader Mukul Roy, Shilbhadra Dutta, a party MLA close to Roy, was on Wednesday removed from the post of parliamentary secretary.

'State govt trying to develop Bengal as higher education hub'

West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday said that the state government is trying to develop Bengal as a higher education hub and emphasising on more centres of excellence.

Kalyani University officials assaulted

The estate officer and admission committee chairperson of Kalyani University were assaulted on Tuesday allegedly by students and employees agitating to press their demand for resignation of the Vice-Chancellor.

Those who want to, can leave the party: TMC

The Trinamool Congress on Monday dismissed speculation of any internal feud fuelled by a minister's resignation and an MP's grouse about lack of space in the party, saying those who want to leave are free to do so.

CPIM takes dig at TMC as its minister joins BJP

Taking a dig at the Trinamool Congress, the CPI(M) on Thursday said the party has no other way but to align with the BJP in order to save itself from the Saradha scam.

TMC rules out adverse impact after Manjul's exit

The Trinamool Congress on Thursday ruled out any adverse impact on the party because of the exit of its minister Manjul Krishna Thakur, who joined the BJP alleging that the TMC was functioning in a "whimsical" way.

Netaji files: WB minister to participate in MDMK protest

Chennai: MDMK chief Vaiko Saturday said Trinamool Congress Secretary-General and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee will participate in a demonstration organised by his party here next week, demanding release of files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

Bengal Cabinet okays six smart cities in the state

 The West Bengal Government will develop six smart cities in the state on the basis of importance of those areas in trade, industry and technical education.

TMC to launch programme to counter BJP charges

Smarting from BJP's blistering attack over different issues, ruling Trinamool Congress on Saturday decided to launch a series of programmes from tomorrow to counter the charges.