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Three dead in TMC-BJP clashes in West Bengal's Basirhat

Three dead in TMC-BJP clashes in West Bengal's Basirhat

It is reported that one TMC worker and two BJP workers were killed in clashes.

Jun 09, 2019, 07:25 AM IST
TMC worker dies after two factions of Mamata Banerjee's party clash in Bengal's Hooghly, area tense

TMC worker dies after two factions of Mamata Banerjee's party clash in Bengal's Hooghly, area tense

The incident took place in the Arambagh sub-division of the Hooghly district.

Jun 08, 2019, 23:34 PM IST
Clashes in Bengal's North Dinajpur after police stops BJP rally, several injured

Clashes in Bengal's North Dinajpur after police stops BJP rally, several injured

Clashes broke out after the police stopped the victory rally of BJP in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district on Saturday.

Jun 08, 2019, 19:49 PM IST
Chaos at Dilip Ghosh's victory rally in South Dinajpur, policemen and BJP workers injured

Chaos at Dilip Ghosh's victory rally in South Dinajpur, policemen and BJP workers injured

Chaos erupted at Dilip Ghosh's victory rally at Gangarampur in West Bengal's South Dinajpur on Saturday after police raised barricades to halt the procession.

Jun 08, 2019, 15:22 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee to skip NITI Aayog meeting, says 'fruitless' to attend it

Mamata Banerjee to skip NITI Aayog meeting, says 'fruitless' to attend it

NITI Aayog Governing Council's first meet, after the Modi government's return to power, will be held on June 15.

Jun 07, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
Team Trinamool signs on Prashant Kishor to chart out poll strategy ahead of 2021 West Bengal Assembly election

Team Trinamool signs on Prashant Kishor to chart out poll strategy ahead of 2021 West Bengal Assembly election

Kishor's team will sit down with TMC's core team to work out the poll strategy.

Jun 06, 2019, 23:48 PM IST
Prashant Kishor meets West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, may work with Trinamool ahead of 2021 Assembly poll

Prashant Kishor meets West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, may work with Trinamool ahead of 2021 Assembly poll

Kishor is likely to begin working with Trinamool within a month, sources added.  

Jun 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST
West Bengal: Personal rivalry likely behind TMC worker’s killing in Dinhata

West Bengal: Personal rivalry likely behind TMC worker’s killing in Dinhata

Deceased Ajijur Ali’s son was forcibly married to prime accused Azhar’s daughter Pinky and the alliance had ended after a legal battle.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
One dead in clashes between Trinamool and BJP workers in West Bengal's Dinhata

One dead in clashes between Trinamool and BJP workers in West Bengal's Dinhata

Clashes erupted between Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party cadres in Dinhata in West Bengal's Coochbehar district on Wednesday. 

Jun 05, 2019, 22:46 PM IST
Bangladeshi actor Anju Ghosh joins BJP, stays mum on her citizenship

Bangladeshi actor Anju Ghosh joins BJP, stays mum on her citizenship

Ghosh refused to answer all questions on her current citizenship, whether she has been given Indian citizenship or continues to be a Bangladeshi national.

Jun 05, 2019, 20:29 PM IST
West Bengal: Posters threatening to behead political workers surface in New Town and Nimta

West Bengal: Posters threatening to behead political workers surface in New Town and Nimta

Several handwritten posters threatening to behead political party supporters have surfaced in two areas in West Bengal's in North 24 Parganas – New Town and Nimta – both near Kolkata.

Jun 05, 2019, 19:52 PM IST
Two detained in TMC leader Nirmal Kundu's murder in Kolkata

Two detained in TMC leader Nirmal Kundu's murder in Kolkata

TMC ward secretary Nirmal Kundu was shot dead by three bike-borne assailants in North Kolkata`s Dum Dum area on Tuesday night.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
New low for TMC: Mamata Banerjee's nephew compares chants for Ram, Kali to TRPs

New low for TMC: Mamata Banerjee's nephew compares chants for Ram, Kali to TRPs

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee says BJP wants to introduce Jai Maa Kali slogan because 'Ram's TRP is dipping.'

Jun 05, 2019, 10:34 AM IST
Trinamool leader Nirmal Kundu shot dead by unidentified miscreants

Trinamool leader Nirmal Kundu shot dead by unidentified miscreants

Local Trinamool Congress leader Nirmal Kundu was shot at by unidentified miscreants in Nimta in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday evening. 

Jun 04, 2019, 20:26 PM IST
Attack EVMs, hold door-to-door campaigns: Mamata Banerjee's strategy after Lok Sabha election

Attack EVMs, hold door-to-door campaigns: Mamata Banerjee's strategy after Lok Sabha election

Mamata Banerjee refuses to believe BJP won 18 seats in West Bengal by fair means and has said that TMC will hold door-to-door campaigns to save democracy.

Jun 03, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Post polls, politics of 'capturing offices' begins between TMC, BJP in West Bengal

Post polls, politics of 'capturing offices' begins between TMC, BJP in West Bengal

On May 30, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Naihati area of North 24 Parganas district and `recaptured` an office.

Jun 03, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Union Minister Babul Supriyo slams Mamata Banerjee, says something is not well with her

Union Minister Babul Supriyo slams Mamata Banerjee, says something is not well with her

BJP MP Babul Supriyo said that West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee should take a break for a few days.

Jun 03, 2019, 08:16 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee, TMC leaders change Twitter DP to Jay Hind, Jay Bangla amid 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan row

Mamata Banerjee, TMC leaders change Twitter DP to Jay Hind, Jay Bangla amid 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan row

Banerjee today hit out at the BJP and accused it of using the 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan for political gains.

Jun 02, 2019, 23:21 PM IST
BJP mixing religion with politics by using 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

BJP mixing religion with politics by using 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Mamata wrote a post on Facebook and criticised BJP for using the Jai Sri Ram slogan for political mileage.

Jun 02, 2019, 19:58 PM IST
After Tamil Nadu, West Bengal academicians, writers warn Centre against imposition of Hindi

After Tamil Nadu, West Bengal academicians, writers warn Centre against imposition of Hindi

Responding to the row over Hindi, the Centre had on Saturday said that there was no intention to impose any language on anyone.

Jun 02, 2019, 17:44 PM IST