While the BJP accused the Trinamool Congress of attacking the rally at Minakha, TMC denied the charge and alleged that BJP workers ransacked its party office in the area
Cyclone Bulbul: Seven killed after heavy rains lash Bengal; Mamata Banerjee cancels visit to northern parts of state to survey affected areas
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about the situation arising out of the cyclone Bulbul and assured the state of all assistance to deal with the calamity
West Bengal violence: BJP worker shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Basirhat, party blames TMC for crime
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. The BJP has claimed that Das, a housewife, was killed by 'TMC goons'.
BJP leader Mukul Roy claims Mamata Banerjee's speeches fuelled clashes in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, blames her for police inaction
BJP leader Mukul Roy Tuesday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the violence in Sandeshkhali that claimed three lives, saying her speeches "fuelled" the attacks on supporters of the saffron party.
West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to apprise them of situation in state
West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. The meeting lasted for more than thirty minutes as Tripathi briefed the prime minister about the prevailing situation in the state. Earlier, he also met Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him as well.
Clashes reported in Bengal's Basirhat after police attempt to stop BJP procession carrying slain workers; situation under control, says state govt
Meanwhile, the BJP's workers were seen staging protests by writing ‘Jai Shri Ram’ on posters in Howrah.
'Not a place for TikTok': TMC MPs Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan trolled for clicking pictures outside Parliament
The act of the two TMC MPs did not seem to go down well with a section of netizens, as a number of messages trolling the two actors appeared on social media.
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Final Phase of voting: West Bengal witnesses minor clashes, records close to 65% turnout till 5 pm
Voting in West Bengal came to an end on Sunday with the last of the seven phases of the 2019 Lok Sabha election drawing to a close
Lok Sabha Election 2019, phase 7: West Bengal records 63.57 percent voter turnout in 9 Lok Sabha seats till 3 pm
In the Kolkata South constituency of West Bengal, TMC candidate Mala Roy alleged that she was stopped from entering polling booths.
West Bengal election: Protests at polling booths in Basirhat, Jadavpur; BJP, voters claim TMC workers not letting people vote
Voters in Basirhat and Jadavpur have alleged that TMC workers are disrupting the election process by not allowing them to vote.
Lok Sabha polls: In West Bengal, 'gloves-off' campaigns by BJP, TMC give way to polling in crucial nine seats in seventh phase
An electorate of 1,49,63,064 will decide the fate of 111 candidates in West Bengal's nine seats, Kolkata North and Kolkata South, Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jadavpur, Diamond Harbour, Jaynagar (SC) and Mathurapur (SC). Eight seats, barring Jadavpur, will witness a four-cornered contest between the Trinamool Congress, the BJP, the Congress and the Left Front.
Bengal Votes: In Basirhat, TMC banks on novice Nusrat Jahan, a Muslim without hardcore communal baggage, but lacks real connect with voters
In reality, Nusrat is every inch a star. She knows Basirhat but as a place where she's done stage shows. She knows how to wave to the crowds like a princess. She refers to them rather regally as 'my people'.
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: Mamata planning protest on EC's Bengal campaigning ban, asks other parties to join, claims report
Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: At a press conference, Mamata attacked the BJP and the Election Commission over the poll panel's crackdown following Kolkata violence. "This is an emergency situation arisen because of the EC decision... It's not a EC decision, it's a BJP decision. Modi is afraid of me and afraid of the people of Bengal," she said.
Trinamool Congress woos Matuas, Biharis in West Bengal as BJP steps up efforts with Rath Yatra and NRC clamour
As things stand the ruling party in West Bengal is well on top of the situation, notwithstanding the Congress state unit’s declared intention to fly solo.
Basirhat: Media's overblown reports belie deep Hindu-Muslim amity in violence-torn West Bengal region
An act of violence in West Bengal was overblown by the media and Firstpost contributor found out that in this area, runs a deep Hindu-Muslim friendship.
Mamata Banerjee calls for halt to infiltration, asks districts to monitor 'sensitive' border situation
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday termed the state's districts bordering Bangladesh as "sensitive" and asked the district administrations concerned to monitor the border situation to stop infiltration.
West Bengal government will foil attempts to divide people, says Mamata Banerjee as Durga puja begins
Inaugurating a Durga puja in Kolkata, she said Bengal is not a place for conflicts.
BJP president Amit Shah accused TMC on Tuesday of unleashing violence against BJP workers and urged human rights organisations to speak against it
West Bengal communal riots: Situation in Basirhat under control and normal, says Mamata Banerjee govt
The West Bengal government on Friday filed a report before the Calcutta High Court stating that the situation in communal strife-hit Basirhat was under control and that a strong presence of force was being maintained to ensure normalcy.
CID summons Roopa Ganguly, other BJP leaders in connection with child trafficking case in Jalpaiguri
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly, party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and two other leaders were Thursday summoned by the CID for questioning in connection with the Jalpaiguri child trafficking case