Rajasthan bypolls: Mamata Banerjee congratulates Sonia Gandhi on Congress victory, says BJP downfall has begun
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for the Congress's victory in the Rajasthan bypolls
West Bengal bus accident: 32 killed, 7 injured in Murshidabad, Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation
At least 32 persons were killed and seven others injured in West Bengal when a bus plunged into the Ghogra Canal after breaking the railing of a bridge in Murshidabad district
Gorkhaland agitation: Amid Mamata Banerjee and Bimal Gurung's political battle, Darjeeling gears up for tourism, business festival
The wintry air is crisp in the Hills of West Bengal’s Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts but the haze of uncertainty is yet to clear from the political landscape. And it is in such surroundings that the local ruling dispensation, prodded on by the West Bengal government that has set it up, is taking recourse to staging a tourism festival as well as a first-time business meet there, both of which will not only be showcasing the region’s potentials as a destination for holiday-makers and investors alike but also, perhaps more critically, its claims of success in restoring normality after months of political turmoil sparked by a 104-day-long lock down to press for a separate “Gorkhaland” state.
Trinamool Congress MP and Chief Minister's Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee filed a criminal defamation suit against BJP leader Mukul Roy at a city court for commenting that 'Biswa Bangla' is not a government entity but a company owned by him.
Gorkhaland agitation: Expelled GJM leader Binay Tamang urges West Bengal governor KN Tripathi to hold tripartite talks
Binay Tamang also apprised the governor of recovery of a large cache of arms and ammunition on Friday.
Last rites of West Bengal cop killed in Darjeeling by suspected GJM supporters performed with full state honours
The last rites of sub-inspector Amitabha Malik, who was killed when alleged supporters of GJM chief Bimal Gurung fired at a police team on Friday, was performed on Saturday.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) took to the streets on Saturday blaming the BJP for stirring up fresh trouble in the Darjeeling hills
Banerjee had earlier called the GST roll-out as another "epic blunder" of the Centre after the demonetisation.
Darjeeling unrest: GJM rejects administrative panel after Mamata appoints rebel leader Binay Tamang as its head
West Bengal government announced constitution of panel headed by a rebel GJM leader to oversee the administration of Darjeeling hills, in ferment over the demand for Gorkhaland
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated Gopalkrishna Gandhi on being selected as a candidate for the post of Vice President by all opposition parties.
West Bengal communal riots: Guv Tripathi writes to Pranab, says he never 'humiliated' or 'threatened' Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata: West Bengal governor KN Tripathi wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee giving details about the phone conversation between him and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in context of the communal riots in Baduria in North 24 Parganas district.
Darjeeling unrest: Hundreds of GJM supporters parade coffins of two men allegedly killed in police clashes
Hundreds of protesters paraded with coffins with bodies of two men GJM claimed were killed in clashes with Indian security forces in Darjeeling.
Sporadic incidents of violence marked the early hours of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's (GJM) indefinite strike in Darjeeling on Monday.
After removal of the Darjeeling SP, Inspectors of Kalimpong and Kurseong were shifted in connection with the clashes between activists of GJM and the police
Taking strong exception to BJP president Amit Shah's comment on Mahatma Gandhi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee demanded that he withdraw it and apologise.
Congress, TMC should join hands to counter Narendra Modi at the national level: Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Congress said there could be a consensus with the TMC at the national level , but it would continue to oppose the Mamata Banerjee-led party in West Bengal.
With the GST regime is set to kick in from 1 July, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said her government would not support the new tax system in its present form.
The Centre's recent decision to make Hindi compulsory up to Class 10 in CBSE schools and in state-run Kendriya Vidyalayas combined with President Pranab Mukherjee accepting the recommendation of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language (CPOL) that all dignitaries including the president and ministers, especially those who can read and speak Hindi, may be requested to give their speech/statement in Hindi only, seems to have caused a stir in the North East.
Virtually ruling out a water sharing deal over the Teesta, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said India and Bangladesh will study the possibility of tapping into other rivers for a water sharing deal with the neighbour.
Jaitley was scheduled to attend the event, but he was believed to have been asked by the party high command to stay away, according to sources.