West Bengal Assembly
West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.22

Reports filed in HC on violence probe

The CBI and a special investigation team constituted by Calcutta High Court to probe cases related to violent incidents following the publication of Assembly poll results last year, filed two separate...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.22

R-Day tableaux

Politeness is hardly the Centre’s strong point. Expert committees may sit and earnest discussions be undertaken to select and reject tableaux for the Republic Day parade, but that does not mean ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

CM rewards voters of 2 districts

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday laid foundation stones of and inaugurated projects worth over Rs 1,300 crore for Malda and Mushidabad, two districts that were once known as Congress bastions. The loosen...
By Alamgir Hossain, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Murshidabad

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

Howrah Municipal Corporation bifurcated

The West Bengal assembly on Wednesday amended the Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) Act to separate Bally Municipality which was a part of the corporation since 2015. A Bill in this regard was table...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.21

Resolution against BSF jurisdiction

The West Bengal Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF's jurisdiction, amid opposition by BJP legislators. West Bengal, which is governed by the T...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.21

CPM didn't see BJP threat in Bengal

The Left, primarily the CPM, is passing through an ideological and practical crisis. Can it overcome this crisis and add to the strength of a united Opposition challenging the BJP? Political scientist...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Sabyasachi Dutta rejoins TMC

BJP state secretary and the former mayor of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Sabyasachi Dutta, who had quit the TMC to join the saffron camp two years ago, returned to the Mamata Banerjee-led ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Mamata sworn in to state Assembly

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was on Thursday administered the oath as a member of the state assembly by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. Mamata, who won the Bhowanipore by-poll by a margin of 58,8...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.09.21

Bengal: CBI arrests 7 in post-poll violence case

The CBI has arrested seven persons on Sunday in connection with a murder case in Cooch Behar linked to post-poll violence in West Bengal, officials said. The family of the victim, Hardhan Roy, had al...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Bhowanipore bypoll: CM files papers

Mamata Banerjee on Friday left her 30B Harish Chatterjee Street residence in Calcutta at 1.54pm, reached Survey Building at Alipore at 1.58pm and began filing her nomination as the Trinamul Congress c...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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