The rainfall led to waterlogging in several areas across Kolkata while crop damage was reported from Chanchal, Gajole, Habibpur and Bamangola areas of Malda district
West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: 283 candidates in fray for phase 8; full list of constituencies going to polls today
The final phase of the West Bengal Assembly Election will be held in 11,860 polling stations spread over 11 seats each in Murshidabad and Birbhum, six in Malda and seven in Kolkata North districts amid a raging second wave of COVID-19 cases
TMC’s Satabdi Roy says not being informed of party events caused ‘mental pain’, may take ‘decision’ on Saturday
The Birbhum MP said she has been unsuccessful in reaching out to the party leadership and would not want to continue in the post if she is unable to ‘work for the masses’
Coronavirus Outbreak: Man killed in West Bengal after villagers clash over setting up quarantine centre in Birbhum
A man was killed in a clash between two groups of villagers allegedly over setting up of a quarantine centre at a village school in Birbhum district on Saturday
Surveyors held hostage in Bihar, researcher's house set ablaze in Bengal: Violent incidents multiply across India amid panic over NRC, NPR, CAA
A team of Lucknow-based researchers were held hostage by locals in Bihar’s Darbhanga on Sunday after being mistaken for NRC surveyors. Similar incidents have been reported in West Bengal, Telangana and Karnataka
Visva Bharati University willing to hold annual 'Basanta Utsav' on its usual schedule if West Bengal govt provides adequate security, says varsity officials
Earlier, Visva Bharati University officials had said the spring festival will be held on 19 February instead of 9 March, citing law and order issues
Protests over Citizenship Act reach West Bengal; agitators demanding revocation of law vandalise railway stations, block roads
Protests over the amended Citizenship Act reached the shores of West Bengal on Friday, with agitators resorting to violence and arson at railway stations and thoroughfares across the state, seeking immediate revocation of the law
West Bengal labourers, back from Kashmir after Kulgam attack, see little option but to return to Valley to make ends meet
Group hailing from West Bengal, Assam was brought back at initiative of West Bengal government after five labourers from state were gunned down in terror attack in Kulgam last month
Ahead of Independence Day, dress rehearsal held at Red Fort; Parliament decorated with dynamic lighting
India is set to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on 15 August. A full dress rehearsal of Independence Day was held at the Red Fort in New Delhi amid tight security on Tuesday.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) seized 238 packets each containing 50 kg of ammonium nitrate from an unauthorized storeroom in Rampurhat.
West Bengal police on Saturday conducted simultaneous raids and recovered 112 pieces of live bombs, six country-made weapons and arrested 399 people under specific and preventive sections
Cut money row: West Bengal Police to book 'errant' officials, legislators for breach of trust; provision carries possible life term
Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life imprisonment in the event of conviction
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.
'These opportunists will ruin our party's image,' BJP workers protest over TMC MLA's induction in party
A day after TMC MLA Biswajit Das switched over to the BJP, saffron party workers of his assembly constituency protested and demanded his removal from the party claiming that he used to torture them. Das, two-time MLA of Bangaon Uttar, is the newest MLA of the TMC to switch sides. Local BJP MP Santanu Thakur said he will look into the matter.
The rally was scheduled to go from Murudeshwar Assembly constituency till Lokpur College. When BJP's rally reached the TMC party office in the area, supporters of the latter allegedly threw a bomb at the procession.
Lok Sabha election 2019: Clashes disrupt polling in West Bengal; Babul Supriyo’s vehicle vandalised in Asansol
Violence marred the first few hours of polling in West Bengal, where the fourth phase of elections is underway in eight Lok Sabha constituencies
'Boomerang' that never came back: How the BJP rose to prominence in Bengal and pushed CPM to the fringes
The BJP, still in its nascent stage, had to cling on to the newcomers and give them the importance that these cadres never got in the CPM.
SC hits out at BJP youth wing leader Yogesh Varshney who put bounty of Rs 11 lakh on Mamata Banerjee
Varshney, a leader of the BJYM, courted controversy by announcing a bounty of Rs 11 lakh for West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's head after the State Police used batons to disperse a rally on 12 April, raising slogans in praise of Lord Rama on Hanuman Jayanti.
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says party will 'strip police of their uniforms', alleges false cases being lodged against workers
Dilip Ghosh also accused the West Bengal police of lodging "fake" cases against the BJP workers. "Above all, you are insulting us. We are keeping a record of everything," said Ghosh.
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says President's Rule 'necessary' in state after TMC govt denies nod for rath yatra
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh also accused the Mamata Banerjee government of deliberately impeding the proposed rallies and called for President's rule in state.