• Top 9 News: TMC plans big pandals for Saraswati Puja in West Bengal

    News | Feb 16, 2021, 09:37 AM IST

    Trinamool Congress plans big pandals in different districts for Saraswati Puja in West Bengal.

  • Battleground Bengal: Hooghly in focus as elections approach

    News | Feb 15, 2021, 11:27 PM IST

    West Bengal has turned into a political battleground with assembly elections due in April-May.

  • TMC accepted defeat, can't win if it fights alone: BJP leaders on Tapas Roy's remark

    News | Feb 14, 2021, 09:25 PM IST

    While speaking to ANI in West Medinipur district on February 14, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh spoke on TMC MP Tapas Roy's remark 'Onda TMC MLA will join Congress and Left procession'. Ghosh said, "TMC has understood that it can't win against BJP if it fights alone.

  • New front threatens to divide Muslim votes in Bengal

    News | Feb 13, 2021, 10:29 PM IST

    While the previous Bengal elections have seen a shift of Muslim votes from one party or coalition to another, the upcoming election in Bengal is unique in the sense that it seems prime for an unprecedented rush for Muslim votes.

  • Trinamool MP Dinesh Trivedi resigns from Rajya Sabha, says 'Feeling stifled'

    News | Feb 12, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

    Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi on Thursday resigned from Rajya Sabha. Trivedi, considered a close confidant of Mamata Banerjee, had served as the Minister of Railways in the UPA II government.

  • Fear and democracy cannot co-exist: WB Governor's fresh attack on Mamata govt

    News | Feb 10, 2021, 08:08 PM IST

    There is so much fear in Bengal that mediapersons cannot even speak about it, said West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on February 10, while adding that he said fear and democracy cannot co-exist.

  • Haqikat Kya Hai : Amit Shah rejects Congress' claim that he sat on Rabindranath Tagore's chair

    Hakikat Kya Hai | Feb 09, 2021, 09:47 PM IST

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday rejected the claim by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury that he sat on Rabindranath Tagore's chair during his visit to Visva Bharati. He said the vice-chancellor of Visva Bharati has also clarified that no such incident took place. "I have a letter from Visva Bharati vice-chancellor where I have sought clarification from him and tell me after analyzing the photos and videos whether I sat there or not. He has very clearly stated that nothing of this sort has happened. The reference to the place I sat is a window and anyone can sit there," Shah said in the Lok Sabha.

  • PM Modi expresses concern over Uttarakhand glacier break; slams Mamata during rally in Bengal

    News | Feb 07, 2021, 05:17 PM IST

    Uttarakhand is facing a disaster. I am in touch with State CM Trivendra Rawat ji, Union Home Minister and NDRF officers. The rescue operations are underway: PM Modi in Haldia, West Bengal

  • PM Modi to lay foundation stone for projects in poll-bound Bengal today

    News | Feb 07, 2021, 07:21 AM IST

    During his visit to Assam and West Bengal on Sunday, PM Narendra Modi will kick off a number of development projects, including a second Catalytic-Isodewaxing unit at Indian Oil Corporation's Haldia Refinery.

  • West Bengal: BJP chief JP Nadda addresses rally ahead of 'Parivartan Yatra' at Nabadwip

    Politics | Feb 06, 2021, 05:03 PM IST

    TMC govt has betrayed people of West Bengal: BJP chief J P Nadda while launching 'Parivartan Yatra' at Nabadwip.

  • West Bengal: BJP Chief JP Nadda launches 'Parivartan Yatra' at Nabadwi

    Politics | Feb 06, 2021, 05:00 PM IST

    Administration politicised, police criminalised and corruption institutionalised in West Bengal under Mamata Banerjee: BJP chief J P Nadda addresses a public rally at Nabadwi, Nadia in Bengal

  • BJP chief JP Nadda holds roadshow in West Bengal's Malda, to kickstart parivartan rally

    Politics | Feb 06, 2021, 03:42 PM IST

    BJP national president JP Nadda, who arrived in West Bengal on Friday night, inaugurated 'Poribartan Yatra' at Nadia to mobilise public support ahead of the assembly elections. He was received at the airport by party national vice-president Mukul Roy and national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya. Nadda kicked off the 'Parivartan Yatra' on Saturday from Nabadwip in Nadia district, the birthplace of 15th-century saint Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Nadda first visited Malda in the morning to take part in a roadshow and two other programmes in the district.

  • West Bengal: BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda holds roadshow in Malda

    News | Feb 06, 2021, 01:58 PM IST

    Nadda first visited Malda in the morning to take part in a roadshow and two other programmes in the district. Several senior BJP leaders are scheduled to arrive in West Bengal during the month-long campaign, set to start from Nadia on Saturday.

  • West Bengal: BJP President JP Nadda addresses rally in Malda

    News | Feb 06, 2021, 01:29 PM IST

    Mamata Didi has done injustice to the farmers here. She in her stubbornness, ego & pride, did not roll out PM's Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana in West Bengal. This has kept over 70 lakh farmers deprived of its benefit: BJP National President JP Nadda in Malda

  • BJP to launch 'parivartan yatra' in Bengal today

    News | Feb 06, 2021, 08:29 AM IST

    BJP national president JP Nadda, who arrived in the city on Friday night, is set to launch the party's 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal to mobilise public support ahead of the assembly elections. He was received at the airport by party national vice-president Mukul Roy and national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya. According to sources in the saffron camp, Nadda is scheduled to kick off the 'Parivartan Yatra' on Saturday from Nabadwip in Nadia district, the birthplace of 15th-century saint Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

  • West Bengal Budget Session held without Governor, BJP state president raises question

    Politics | Feb 05, 2021, 09:10 PM IST

    BJP state president for West Bengal Dilip Ghosh reacted on his party's MLAs create ruckus in state assembly over the state government not inviting Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to the Assembly on the first day of the session. He raised question on holding the Budget Session without the Governor's speech and said that it's not allowed in the democracy to remain in power from back door. "West Bengal Budget Session is being held without the Governor's Speech. How is it being done? It's not allowed in our democracy to remain in power from back door," he said.

  • Super 100: Bengal won’t forgive Mamata Banerjee, says Amit Shah

    News | Jan 31, 2021, 04:46 PM IST

    Union ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani hit out at Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress while speaking at a rally in Howrah on Sunday and said that a party that supports infighting and insults ‘Jai Shree Ram’ cannot retain any of its members.

  • Rajib Banerjee, Other Disgruntled TMC Leaders Join BJP In Delhi

    News | Jan 30, 2021, 10:08 PM IST

    After quitting Trinamool Congress on Friday, former West Bengal forest minister Rajib Banerjee joined the BJP in the national capital on Saturday along with a few other leaders of the state's ruling party after meeting senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

  • West Bengal: Mamata Didi loses cool after people chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

    Lifestyle | Jan 24, 2021, 08:03 AM IST

    Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was present at Victoria Memorial along with PM Modi to pay homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary, lost her cool after 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans were raised when she was invited to address the event. Lashing out after hearing 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans, Mamata Banerjee said, "I think govt's program should have dignity. This is not a political program... it doesn't suit you to insult someone after inviting them. As a protest, I won't speak anything," she said after 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans were raised.

  • PM Modi pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata

    News | Jan 23, 2021, 11:24 PM IST

    PM Modi arrived in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to take part in the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.