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Shivraj Singh Chouhan to boost BJP’s membership drive in West Bengal

Shivraj Singh Chouhan to boost BJP’s membership drive in West Bengal

Sources have told Zee News that the total number of BJP members in West Bengal has so far reached 50 lakh, following the induction of 25 lakh new members.

Jul 31, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee launches 'Didi Ko Bolo' campaign to connect with West Bengal voters

Mamata Banerjee launches 'Didi Ko Bolo' campaign to connect with West Bengal voters

Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal and Trinamool Congress supremo, on Monday launched 'Didi Ko Bolo' campaign in an attempt to connect with people and strengthen her party at the 

Jul 29, 2019, 16:57 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 strikes West Bengal

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 strikes West Bengal

An earthquake measuring 4.0 magnitudes on the Richter Scale hit the eastern state of West Bengal on Monday morning.

Jul 29, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
West Bengal: Primary school teachers call off hunger strike after pay revision

West Bengal: Primary school teachers call off hunger strike after pay revision

The grade pay of trained primary teachers was enhanced from Rs 2,600 in Pay Band-2 to Rs 3,600 in Pay Band-3 and the grade pay of untrained primary teachers was enhanced from Rs 2,300 to Rs 2,900 in

Jul 27, 2019, 12:13 PM IST
BJP alleges attack by 40 TMC workers in Kolkata

BJP alleges attack by 40 TMC workers in Kolkata

The incident took place at the Regent Park where 40 TMC workers attacked them, alleged the saffron party.

Jul 26, 2019, 00:05 AM IST
Hoogly: TMC MLA apologises to college professor, day after he was allegedly beaten by student wing of party

Hoogly: TMC MLA apologises to college professor, day after he was allegedly beaten by student wing of party

The incident occurred at Nabagram Hiralal Paul College in Konnagar near Hooghly on Wednesday when members of the TMC allegedly attacked students and teachers for not saying ‘Mamata Banerjee Zindabad

Jul 25, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
Trinamool Congress members beat up students for not saying ‘Mamata Banerjee Zindabad’

Trinamool Congress members beat up students for not saying ‘Mamata Banerjee Zindabad’

Footage aired by some television channels showed a professor being slapped by a group of people.

Jul 25, 2019, 12:12 PM IST
Barrackpore: Chaos outside BJP MP Arjun Singh's house day after bombs hurled

Barrackpore: Chaos outside BJP MP Arjun Singh's house day after bombs hurled

Massive tension has gripped the area after Trinamool Congress' four-time legislator Arjun Singh crossed over to the BJP ahead of Lok Sabha election 2019. 

Jul 25, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
BJP-led panel wins Calcutta High Court bar association elections

BJP-led panel wins Calcutta High Court bar association elections

In a major setback for the Trinamool Congress, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)-led panel won the Calcutta High Court Bar Association elections on Wednesday.

Jul 25, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
Lynch mobs turned 'Lord Ram's name into murder cry', says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan

Lynch mobs turned 'Lord Ram's name into murder cry', says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan

The TMC MP from West Bengal's Basirhat shared a post on social media expressing her support for the letter written by 49 intellectuals, including noted filmmakers Mani Ratnam and Shyam Benegal.

Jul 25, 2019, 07:27 AM IST
Bomb hurled, shots fired outside BJP MP Arjun Singh's residence in North 24 Parganas

Bomb hurled, shots fired outside BJP MP Arjun Singh's residence in North 24 Parganas

Several country-made bombs were hurled outside his residence at Mazdoor Bhawan in Barrackpore.

Jul 25, 2019, 00:07 AM IST
Alert RPF personnel saves life of passenger at Kolkata metro station

Alert RPF personnel saves life of passenger at Kolkata metro station

The hand of a man was stuck between the doors of a metro coach, more than a week after in a similar incident a man died after he was dragged on for several metres with his hand stuck in the doors of

Jul 24, 2019, 00:31 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee hits out at BJP-led Centre for bringing Durga puja committees under IT Department

Mamata Banerjee hits out at BJP-led Centre for bringing Durga puja committees under IT Department

The West Bengal Chief Minister argued that the puja committees cannot be taxed.

Jul 23, 2019, 09:29 AM IST
Bengali actress Rimjhim Mitra, two others join BJP

Bengali actress Rimjhim Mitra, two others join BJP

Actor Surojit Choudhury and model Pamela Goswami also joined the BJP alongside Rimjhim.

Jul 21, 2019, 21:08 PM IST
'Restore Democracy': Mamata Banerjee trains guns at BJP at TMC's mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata

'Restore Democracy': Mamata Banerjee trains guns at BJP at TMC's mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata

The rally is a platform from which the Trinamool Congress chief launches future programmes of the party. On Sunday, she is widely expected to announce new schemes at the rally ahead of the 2021

Jul 21, 2019, 13:23 PM IST
BJP challenges TMC's celebrity quotient by inducting 12 Bengali actors

BJP challenges TMC's celebrity quotient by inducting 12 Bengali actors

In a major boost for the BJP in West Bengal, 12 well-known Bengali actors on Thursday joined the BJP in presence of party leaders Mukul Roy and Dilip Ghosh.

Jul 18, 2019, 20:46 PM IST
BJP leader abused for wearing hijab during Hanuman Chalisa recital in West Bengal

BJP leader abused for wearing hijab during Hanuman Chalisa recital in West Bengal

Ishrat Jahan filed the complaint at Golabari police in Howrah, accusing her brother-in-law and her landlord of abusing and threatening her for reciting Hanuman Chalisa.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Mukul Roy is 'Made In China Chanakya', says TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

Mukul Roy is 'Made In China Chanakya', says TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday took a dig at BJP leader Mukul Roy and said that Roy's claim that 107 MLAs in West Bengal are going to join BJP soon is baseless. The TMC MP advised Roy to stop

Jul 14, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
How tattoo and wristwatch helped Kolkata Police nab rowdy biker

How tattoo and wristwatch helped Kolkata Police nab rowdy biker

The biker had dragged a traffic cop for several metres and despite CCTV footage of the incident, his identity could not be established from it because the footage was too dark.

Jul 14, 2019, 08:13 AM IST
Man dies in Kolkata metro station after getting dragged for several metres with hand stuck inside coach

Man dies in Kolkata metro station after getting dragged for several metres with hand stuck inside coach

At the Park Street station, the hand of the person got stuck between the gates of the metro after sensor failure.

Jul 13, 2019, 22:01 PM IST