West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
Opinion  /  Published 10.12.20

An older root: Traditions for BJP in Bengal

Historians researching contemporary events have traditionally banked on newspapers and magazines as primary sources. Those delving into developments after the first decade of this century will probabl...
By Swapan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.20

4 arrests after TMC-BJP clash

The police on Sunday have arrested four persons in connection with Saturday’s clash between the BJP and Trinamul following the saffron camp's rally in West Burdwan’s Barabani on Saturd...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.20

TMC bid to get Buddhists on board

Some leaders of a fledgling apolitical umbrella organisation of Buddhists said in the presence of senior Trinamul leaders on Saturday that they would stand by Mamata Banerjee in the state polls. ...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Thapa to govt: Don’t play foul

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Binay Tamang faction), an ally of Trinamul since 2017, on Tuesday said the state government should not “play foul” with them, the assertion coming in the wake o...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.20

TMC keeps tabs on truants as ‘possible defectors’

The Trinamul leadership in Alipurduar hinted on Monday that it would act tough against leaders and workers staying away from party events and are “possibly in touch with other parties”. T...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.20

Bengal: camps for schemes

The Mamata Banerjee dispensation will set up over 13,000 camps across Bengal under its two-month old programme called “Duware Sarkar (government at doorsteps)” where people can apply for t...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.20

TMC starts survey of districts

Trinamul on Saturday started a survey within the party’s district units across Bengal to identify those who owe allegiance to the 49-year-old political heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari, the exercise...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.20

TMC backs off land talks for highway

Trinamul leaders in Jalpaiguri have decided to back-track from their plan of convincing people to part with their land for the largest highway project taken up by Centre in north Bengal.  The pa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.20

Mamata breaks silence on rebels

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday sent out a message to rebels in the Trinamul Congress without naming them that she had been watching every move and there would be consequences. The chief minister mainta...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

AIMIM face joins TMC to ‘foil’ Bihar poll rerun

Anwar Pasha, a prominent face of the Bengal unit of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, along with several colleagues, joined the Trinamul Congress on Monday, asserting that they did not want ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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