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Rupa Ganguly attacks Mamata Banerjee, says bloodbath and civil war already on in West Bengal

Rupa Ganguly attacks Mamata Banerjee, says bloodbath and civil war already on in West Bengal

Rupa Ganguly's reaction came two days after Mamata Banerjee had launched a scathing attack and alleged that the NRC exercise in Assam was done with a 'political motive' to divide people and warned

Aug 01, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
A CM should not provoke for civil war: Assam Congress leader on Mamata's remark​

A CM should not provoke for civil war: Assam Congress leader on Mamata's remark​

Assam Congress chief on Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying that the latter should not provoke for a civil war. Condemning Banerjee's remark, Ripun Bora said that

Aug 01, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Assam NRC: BJP youth wing activist files FIR against Mamata Banerjee over 'civil war', 'bloodbath' remarks

Assam NRC: BJP youth wing activist files FIR against Mamata Banerjee over 'civil war', 'bloodbath' remarks

The Trinamool Congress also dared the BJP to try implementing NRC in West Bengal and said it can never come to power in the state.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Religious group followers stage 'rail roko andolan' in West Bengal, protest against Assam's NRC list

Religious group followers stage 'rail roko andolan' in West Bengal, protest against Assam's NRC list

Assam has come under fire following the release of the final draft of Assam's NRC which excluded more than 40 lakh people, terming them as 'illegal immigrants'.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee to visit Delhi today, seeks appointment with Rajnath Singh to discuss Assam NRC issue

Mamata Banerjee to visit Delhi today, seeks appointment with Rajnath Singh to discuss Assam NRC issue

Lashing out at the Centre over Assam citizens' list, she called it an attempt to isolate Bengalis, Biharis and Hindus out of the state.

Jul 31, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee likely to meet Sonia Gandhi, invite her to federal front rally in Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet Sonia Gandhi, invite her to federal front rally in Kolkata

The West Bengal chief minister, who would be visiting the Central Hall of Parliament, is expected to personally invite opposition party leaders for her rally of "federal forces" in Kolkata on Janury 

Jul 31, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
Amid BJP call for West Bengal NRC, TMC to send delegation to Assam for assessing ground reality

Amid BJP call for West Bengal NRC, TMC to send delegation to Assam for assessing ground reality

Names of 40.07 lakh applicants did not find a place in Assam NRC released on Monday. 

Jul 31, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
Will publish West Bengal NRC if voted to power: State BJP chief

Will publish West Bengal NRC if voted to power: State BJP chief

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Monday said the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be published, on the lines of the one in Assam, if the saffron party was voted to power in the state.

Jul 31, 2018, 06:23 AM IST
Assam NRC deliberate attempt to target Bengalis, Biharis and Hindus: Mamata Banerjee

Assam NRC deliberate attempt to target Bengalis, Biharis and Hindus: Mamata Banerjee

Names of 40.07 lakh applicants did not find a place in the Assam NRC, touted to be a proof of Assamese identity.

Jul 30, 2018, 13:24 PM IST
Tumours weighing 35 kg successfully removed from woman’s body in West Bengal

Tumours weighing 35 kg successfully removed from woman’s body in West Bengal

The woman, Arti Adhikary, had the huge tumour in her ovaries and was operated upon by doctors, who said that it was the first such case they experienced.

Jul 29, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
2 TMC members arrested over alleged murder of BJP leader in West Bengal

2 TMC members arrested over alleged murder of BJP leader in West Bengal

Two booth presidents of TMC have been arrested in connection with the murder of Shaktipada Sardar, BJP's Mandal Committee Secretary.

Jul 28, 2018, 20:55 PM IST
Local BJP leader in West Bengal hacked to death by miscreants

Local BJP leader in West Bengal hacked to death by miscreants

Shaktipada Sardar, a member of BJP's Mandal Committee, was reportedly attacked and left bleeding on the road before being spotted by locals who rushed him to a hospital.

Jul 28, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
West Bengal could soon be known as 'Bangla'; state Assembly passes bill to change name

West Bengal could soon be known as 'Bangla'; state Assembly passes bill to change name

If things go right, West Bengal could soon be known as 'Bangla'. 

Jul 26, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
West Bengal: 4 women beaten up, disrobed by mob on suspicion of being child-lifters

West Bengal: 4 women beaten up, disrobed by mob on suspicion of being child-lifters

This is the fourth incident of mob attack in the district in a month, and the second one in the same block within a week.

Jul 24, 2018, 07:30 AM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visits tent collapse victims at Midnapore hospital

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visits tent collapse victims at Midnapore hospital

A portion of a makeshift tent collapsed during a rally which was being addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 16.  

Jul 20, 2018, 00:45 AM IST
TMC prepares for Martyrs' Day, extra caution being taken after accident at PM Modi's rally

TMC prepares for Martyrs' Day, extra caution being taken after accident at PM Modi's rally

For the last 14 years, TMC has been using iron section to build the stage and this year about 400 iron sections are being used. 

Jul 18, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Chandan Mitra quits BJP, set to join Trinamool on Saturday

Chandan Mitra quits BJP, set to join Trinamool on Saturday

Senior journalist and two-time Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra has quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will join the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party on Saturday.

Jul 18, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
2 killed, 4 injured in blast during bomb making in West Bengal

2 killed, 4 injured in blast during bomb making in West Bengal

One died on the spot and the other on way to hospital, police said.

Jul 18, 2018, 00:48 AM IST
West Bengal BJP forms 5-member committee to probe tent collapse; Amit Shah seeks report

West Bengal BJP forms 5-member committee to probe tent collapse; Amit Shah seeks report

Section 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide) has been slapped against the decorators and organisers who had set up the tent.

Jul 17, 2018, 19:22 PM IST
Sand mafia, illegal immigrants make Mahananda river in West Bengal a hotbed of controversies

Sand mafia, illegal immigrants make Mahananda river in West Bengal a hotbed of controversies

Zee News' Kamalika Sengupta reports on how encroachment on the riverbed is not just an environmental crisis but consequent influx of illegal immigrants could possibly become a threat to national

Jul 17, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

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