West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Sitalkuchi profile: TMC's Hiten Barman had won constituency in 2016
The Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency of Sitalkuchi is located in the Cooch Behar district of West Bengal
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
West Bengal govt mulls building dining halls in minority-dominated schools, BJP says TMC causing 'communal divide'
A row erupted over West Bengal government's directive for construction of dining rooms for mid-day meals in state-run schools having more than 70 per cent minority students.
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.
Mamata Banerjee no 'saviour of democracy'; browbeating of filmmakers, poll violence serve to debunk claim
Mamata Banerjee frequently claims that she is “fighting to save democracy.” However, the situation in the state run by her tells a different story.
East states election 2019 voting LIVE updates: EVM failure rate under 1 percent, says Odisha CEC; no untoward incidents in state
East states Lok Sabha election voting LIVE updates: A BJP delegation led by Jay Prakash Majumdar Vice-President and Sishir Bajoria, Member, Election Committee shall meet the West Bengal CEO at 2:30 pm today. The Meeting is to lodge a complaint against massive rigging and discrepancies in voting at the Alipurduar and Coochbehar Lok Sabha constituencies.
Residents of former enclaves in West Bengal irked by lack of access to government schemes and jobs crunch
Residents of former enclaves in West Bengal are still fighting for land allotment, basic infrastructure, and access to benefits from government schemes like Kanyashree Prakalpa.
Daily Bulletin: Modi, Amit Shah to hold rallies across India; EC bans ads around polling days; Imran Khan slams BJP; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Narendra Modi will campaign for the Lok Sabha election in Manipur, West Bengal and Tripura; EC bans ads around days of polling, and more
Rath Yatra standoff in West Bengal updates: No SC relief for BJP; plea seeking permission for rally to be heard after winter break
The BJP's petition reportedly says that the dissatisfaction against the state government can be seen from how "34 percent of seats in panchayat elections went uncontested.”
West Bengal: Two teachers injured in shooting inside Cooch Behar school; assailants fired indiscriminately inside campus
Two teachers were injured after some unidentified assailants allegedly opened fire inside a private school in Cooch Behar on Wednesday
BJP files writ petition in Calcutta HC challenging Mamata Banerjee's decision to not allow Rath Yatra
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday filed a writ petition in West Bengal High Court challenging the order of Mamata Banerjee government, which denied the permission to the party to hold Ratha Yatra in the state. The court will hear the plea on Tuesday.
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.
West Bengal BJP to wait till Saturday for state govt permission for 'rath yatra'; Calcutta HC had told state to decide on rally by 14 Dec
The West Bengal BJP will "wait and watch" till Saturday for permission from the state government for the party's rath yatra campaign in the state, top leaders of the saffron party said Friday.
BJP rath yatra: Amit Shah calls West Bengal government 'undemocratic', says Mamata Banerjee is scared of saffron party
BJP president Amit Shah on Friday attacked the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal over their refusal to let BJP conduct a Rath Yatra in the state, calling her undemocratic.
West Bengal govt denies permission for Amit Shah’s rath yatra from Cooch Behar claiming possibility of communal tension
The West Bengal government has denied permission to BJP president Amit Shah's proposed 'rath yatra' from Cooch Behar on grounds that it might cause communal tension, the state's advocate general informed the Calcutta High Court on Thursday.
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh blames TMC for attack on his vehicle in Cooch Behar during Rath Yatra
Dilip Ghosh was in the district to take part in the BJP's Rath Yatra. He was attacked when he was on his way to Mathabhanga in the Cooch Behar district.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government would provide all support to Gorkha Territorial Administration(GTA) and other development boards for the development of Darjeeling.
West Bengal's count of bovine-related killings has risen to five persons this year, making it the deadliest state for bovine-related violence in 2017 till date
West Bengal floods: CPM MP asks Narendra Modi for special economic package, more NDRF units in state
A CPM MP urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a special economic package for West Bengal where the flood situation was "worsening" everyday.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday visited Malda district where flood fury continued amid over 50 deaths in the state since 21 July.