In 2012, a by-election was necessitated in the Bankura Assembly seat by the death of sitting Trinamool Congress MLA Kashinath Misra
West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Sayantika Banerjee profile: TMC fields Tollywood actor from Bankura seat
In 2016, the Bankura seat went to Congress candidate Daripa Shampa. Later the Congress MLA switched over to the ruling party in the state
At least 2,752 held in Bengal for flouting shutdown norms; lockdown extended in containment zones till September-end
The West Bengal government has announced total shutdown on 7, 11 and 12 September. Public and private transport will not ply during complete lockdown
Coronavirus Outbreak: FIR lodged against BJP MP Subhash Sarkar for spreading rumours on social media over cremation of two bodies
Sources in the police said the FIR was registered against the Bankura lawmaker after a complaint was lodged against him with the Bankura Sadar police station by Jaydeep Chattopadhyay, a leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress.
The origin of terracotta in India can be traced back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Terracotta came into existence in Bengal due to the unavailability of stones and large endowments of alluvial soil left by the main rivers in the Bankura district: Damodar, Dwarakeshwar and the Kangsabati.
CPM, Congress stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly over 'cut money scam', demand inquiry into case
The MLAs of Congress and CPM staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing 'cut money scam' and demanded an inquiry into the incident.
BJP claims two party workers were injured in firing by West Bengal Police for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' at TMC meeting in Bankura
On 13 June, over five people had sustained injuries in Bengal after violence erupted between student wings of TMC and BJP at Arambagh Kalikapur Netaji Mahavidyalaya in Hooghly allegedly over chanting of Jai Shri Ram slogan.
Mamata Banerjee revamps TMC organisational structure after BJP's gains in Bengal, strips nephew Abhishek of districts
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also indicated that she will deal strictly with government officers who neglected the projects of the people.
Master sculptor Ramkinkar Baij was mentored in Shantiniketan by Nandalal Bose and Rabindranath Tagore. Born on 26 May, 1906 in Bengal's Bankura district, Ramkinkar's art was fearless, unapologetic.
EC removes Bankura District Magistrate after poll violence in West Bengal during 6th phase of Lok Sabha election
In the aftermath of violence marred polls in West Bengal, the Election Commission of India on Sunday removed Uma Shankar from the post of Bankura (West Bengal) District Magistrate.
Denied permission to land chopper, Yogi Adityanath heads to Purulia rally venue on road; suspected TMC workers block route to event
In a bid to hamper Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's rally in West Bengal's Purulia, Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Tuesday blocked the road to the district and raised slogans against him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
West Bengal BJP cancels Yogi Adityanath’s Bankura rally in absence of permission for chopper landing
BJP cancelled a Yogi Adityanath’s public rally in Bankura claiming that the administration was dilly-dallying on giving a nod for his helicopter’s landing
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's car attacked by unidentified miscreants at Khatra in Bankura district
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh's car was attacked by unidentified miscreants at Khatra in Bankura district, the police said.
Narendra Modi in Midnapore: PM slams Mamata Banerjee, says if nature cannot bend crowd's will, your oppression won't either
A tragedy marred Narendra Modi's Kisan Kalyan rally in Midnapore but the mishap also brought to the fore a few reasons behind the PM's popularity.
Amit Shah eyes 22 seats from West Bengal in 2019, but BJP must consider TMC threat, seek realistic target
Given that the party had won just two seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and two in the 2016 Legislative Assembly elections, this target hardly appears to be a serious point of departure.
Ten people were killed in West Bengal as twin storms accompanied by rains lashed through the city.
Icy winds walloped most areas in West Bengal intensifying the prevailing cold conditions even as the MeT office on Monday forecast similar conditions for the next few days
Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the people of the state should not fall prey to the BJP, who she claimed, was trying to capture power with "mischievous attempts
'Hell is Here': Picture of elephant calf set on fire by mob in West Bengal wins top photography award
A photograph showing an elephant and its calf fleeing an angry mob has won the wildlife photography award for 2017 instituted by the Sanctuary Asia wildlife magazine
Heavy rains today lashed the southern and western districts of West Bengal swelling several rivers, but the authorities ruled out any immediate flood threat