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Mamata Banerjee asks party leaders to be prepared for "any situation"
Mamata Banerjee asks party leaders to be prepared for "any situation"

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked her party leaders and elected representatives to be prepared for "any situation" in the days to come.

Rose Valley Group chit fund scam: Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay granted bail by Odisha HC
Rose Valley Group chit fund scam: Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay granted bail by Odisha HC

The Odisha High Court on Friday granted bail to Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, who was arrested for his alleged link with the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam.

West Bengal Congress feels bonhomie with All India Trinamool Congress at nat level

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Mamta Banerjee met up in Delhi for discussing the strategy for upcoming presidential polls.

West Bengal: Doctor denied bail in child trafficking case

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday turned down the bail plea of a doctor, arrested by the state CID in November 2016 for his alleged complicity in a child trafficking and adoption racket.

Three die after boat capsizes in Ganga in West Bengal's Malda

Three persons travelling in a boat died while one is missing after it capsized in Ganga river in Simultala area here, officials said today.

President Pranab Mukherjee to begin 2-day visit to West Bengal

The President will inaugurate the Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive Sciences at Sonarpur,

Presidential polls: After meeting Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee meets Arvind Kejriwal, says AAP, Trinamool will act together
Presidential polls: After meeting Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee meets Arvind Kejriwal, says AAP, Trinamool will act together

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal at the national capital and is learnt to have discussed the upcoming presidential election in which the opposition parties are seeking to put up a consensus candidate.

 Trinamool Congress sweeps civic polls in Bengal, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha wins three bodies
Trinamool Congress sweeps civic polls in Bengal, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha wins three bodies

TMC on Wednesday swept the municipal polls in Bengal, capturing four of seven civic bodies.

Controversial cleric Barkati refuses to quit as Shahi Imam, says nobody has right to remove him
Controversial cleric Barkati refuses to quit as Shahi Imam, says nobody has right to remove him

Kolkata cleric Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, who was earlier sacked from his position as Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan mosque by the trustee board, stirred another controversy when he refused to go with the order saying he has the backing of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. 

Gone, red beacon as well as Shahi Imam post - Tipu Sultan Mosque authorities sack Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati
Gone, red beacon as well as Shahi Imam post - Tipu Sultan Mosque authorities sack Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati

Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati had recently threatened 'jihad' and refused to take off red beacon from his vehicle.

Fire breaks out at cemical godown in Burrabazar

A fire broke out at a godown located in an old building of Burrabazar area of central Kolkata on Wednesday, the police said.

West Bengal Civic Poll Results 2017: TMC wins 4 municipality wards, GJM 3
West Bengal Civic Poll Results 2017: TMC wins 4 municipality wards, GJM 3

The counting for the seven municipalities in West Bengal that went to polls on May 14 began on Wednesday.

Tipu Sultan Mosque Imam, who threatened 'jihad', likely to be terminated today
Tipu Sultan Mosque Imam, who threatened 'jihad', likely to be terminated today

Tipu Sultan Mosque Shahi Imam Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, considered close to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, is known for his repeated controversial comments.

 Mamata Banerjee accepts Lalu Prasad's invitation for mega rally
Mamata Banerjee accepts Lalu Prasad's invitation for mega rally

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday came out in support of RJD chief Lalu Prasad after the Income Tax Department conducted raids at 22 places in and around Delhi in connection with an alleged `Benami` property case involving him and his family.

Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi to discuss presidential polls
Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi to discuss presidential polls

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reached 10, Janpath in New Delhi to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the upcoming presidential elections and said a consensus candidate will prove to be beneficial for the nation.

West Bengal to make Bengali compulsory upto class X

West Bengal will make it mandatory for students to learn Bengali in schools, including those affiliated to ICSE and CBSE, state Education minister has said.

West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017 declared; check  wbresults.nic.in
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017 declared; check wbresults.nic.in

Check wbresults.nic.in to access the West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017.

wbresults.nic.in - West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017 to be declared shortly
wbresults.nic.in - West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017 to be declared shortly

The West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017 will be declared on Tuesday.

Mamata Banerjee to meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi; formation of anti-BJP coalition for 2019 polls on the agenda
Mamata Banerjee to meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi; formation of anti-BJP coalition for 2019 polls on the agenda

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is due to meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in the national capital on Tuesday.

Anger rising against Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, process on to sack him as Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque over anti-India rants
Anger rising against Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, process on to sack him as Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque over anti-India rants

Controversial cleric Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, may be sacked from his post for making highly objectionable and inflammatory remarks against the country.

WBCHSE 12th Class Result 2017, West Bengal HS Result 2017, West Bengal Board Class 12th WBCHSE results 2017 expected to be declared today
WBCHSE 12th Class Result 2017, West Bengal HS Result 2017, West Bengal Board Class 12th WBCHSE results 2017 expected to be declared today

The West Bengal HS Result 2017, WBCHSE Class 12th Results, WBCHSE Class XII Exam Result 2017, WBCHSE Class 12th Results 2017 expected to be released on Tuesday.

Congress, Left to bring adjournment motion against violence in West Bengal

The Opposition Congress and the Left Front on Monday decided to move an adjournment motion in the Assembly during its forthcoming session against alleged violence in the municipal poll.

Mamata Banerjee expands Cabinet, inducts two new ministers
Mamata Banerjee expands Cabinet, inducts two new ministers

The Mamata Banerjee ministry in West Bengal was expanded on Monday with the induction of two ministers.

West Bengal power utility comes under WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack
West Bengal power utility comes under WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack

WannaCry is without doubt the biggest ransomware attack the world has ever seen and has so far affected over 100-150 countries, including India. 

Seven Bengal civic bodies go to the hustings, angry Opposition cries foul

Moderate to brisk polling for seven civic bodies in West Bengal was reported on Sunday, as the principal opposition parties, the Left Front, Congress and BJP, demanded scrapping of the "farcical" elections amid alleged violence and booth capturing in three municipalities.

Polling on for seven Bengal civic bodies; opposition cries foul

A CPI-M leader claimed that at least four party workers were injured in poll violence.

Opposition parties allege violence, demand countermanding of polls

"We want the elections to be countermanded as the ruling party has unleashed terror at all the places where elections are being held," CPI(M) state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra told reporters here.

West Bengal: Local body polls begin for seven municipal bodies
West Bengal: Local body polls begin for seven municipal bodies

 In West Bengal, local body polls are being held for seven municipal bodies on Sunday.

West Bengal civic body elections begin for seven municipal bodies
West Bengal civic body elections begin for seven municipal bodies

In West Bengal, local body polls are being held for seven municipal bodies today.

Minister, who questioned Shahi Imam Bakati over red beacon use, caught using 'lal batti'
Minister, who questioned Shahi Imam Bakati over red beacon use, caught using 'lal batti'

West Bengal Minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury, who had questioned the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, over the use of the red beacon, was himself using it atop his vehicle.