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Rahul Gandhi visits Nepal embassy, pays tribute to quake victims

May 01, 2015

Rahul Gandhi visits Nepal embassy, pays tribute to quake victims

Expressing solidarity with the people of quake-hit Nepal, Rahul Gandhi on Friday visited its embassy in New Delhi to pay tributes to the victims and voiced hope that the country's unconquerable spirit will rise above the present despair and inspire the world. #India #Congress #Rahul Gandhi #West Bengal #Nepal #bIhar #Nepal earthquake
BJP now boasts of over 10 cr members but WB poll drubbing, petrol hike dampen spirits

May 01, 2015

BJP now boasts of over 10 cr members but WB poll drubbing, petrol hike dampen spirits

Its six month long membership drive came to a close on April 30. These numbers have been attained just when the Modi government is about to complete its first year in office. These numbers should have ideally brought about a sense of pride and jubilation among the partys rank and file but the cheers were predictably missing. There are three reasons for this lack of enthusiasm. #BJP #Narendra Modi #West Bengal #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Telangana #Samajwadi
Today Bengal, tomorrow Bihar? PM Modi's electoral hopes have dimmed within a year

May 01, 2015

Today Bengal, tomorrow Bihar? PM Modi's electoral hopes have dimmed within a year

After BJPs defeat in the West Bengal polls, is may seem that PM Modis juggernaut might be coming to a halt, unless he delivers on his promised range of reforms. #Elections #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #Punjab #Narendra Modi #Delhi #InMyOpinion #West Bengal #TMC #PM Modi
Despite state-wide West Bengal bandh, goods for Nepal earthquake relief dispatched

Apr 30, 2015

Despite state-wide West Bengal bandh, goods for Nepal earthquake relief dispatched

A truck carrying around 18 tonnes of relief material collected from donors in Kolkata for Nepal quake-victims will be dispatched from Kolkata on Thursday, the Nepal consulate said. #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Nepal #Relief #Nepal earthquake #West Bengal bandh
Bengal civic poll victory an answer to rival forces: Mamata Banerjee

Apr 28, 2015

Bengal civic poll victory an answer to rival forces: Mamata Banerjee

Refuting allegations of violence and malpractice in the recently-held West Bengal civic polls, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the TMC's massive victory was a befitting reply to the rival forces who carried out a "malicious" campaign against her and her party. #Politics #India #BJP #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #CPI(M) #Left #Kolkata Municipal Corporation
TMC scores landslide win in West Bengal civic polls; big blow to BJP, Left

Apr 28, 2015

TMC scores landslide win in West Bengal civic polls; big blow to BJP, Left

Ruling Trinamool Congress today inflicted a crushing defeat on BJP and the Left scoring a a landslide victory in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), clinching 114 of the 144 wards and also winning 69 of the 91 civic bodies in districts across West Bengal. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #CPI(M) #Kolkata Municipal Corporation
Will not allow a bandh in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Apr 28, 2015

Will not allow a bandh in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today opposed the bandh called by Left parties and BJP on April 30 and warned that the administration will take strong action against those participating in the shutdown. #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #CPI(M)
India death toll rises to 72, as West Bengal jolted by fresh tremors

Apr 27, 2015

India death toll rises to 72, as West Bengal jolted by fresh tremors

A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from Saturday's powerful earthquake in Nepal rose to 72. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Darjeeling #Siliguri #Jalpaiguri #North Dinajpur #Nepal earthquake #South Dinajpur
Fresh aftershock measuring 5.1 on Richter Scale hits West Bengal

Apr 27, 2015

Fresh aftershock measuring 5.1 on Richter Scale hits West Bengal

A fresh tremblor measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale was felt in Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and some other districts across West Bengal on Monday evening. #India #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Darjeeling #Jalpaiguri #Nepal earthquake