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Oct 08, 2019
MEA denies nod to Arvind Kejriwal for visit to C-40 Climate Summit in Denmark; AAP's Sanjay Singh terms decision 'unfortunate'Arvind Kejriwal will not be able to attend the C-40 Climate Summit in Denmark as the Ministry of External Affairs refused political clearance to his visit.
Sep 24, 2019
Fear over NRC grips West Bengal; two more commit suicide, hundreds queue up outside govt offices for documentsAmidst fears that NRC could be implemented in West Bengal hundreds of people on Tuesday queued up at government and municipal offices in West Bengal.
Sep 02, 2019
TMC to hold protests opposing Assam NRC in West Bengal from 7-8 September, say party sourcesTrinamool Congress leadership on Monday decided to hold mass protests across West Bengal from this week opposing NRC in neighbouring Assam.
Aug 20, 2019
TMC leaders face 'tough time' answering uncomfortable questions during Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaignWest Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' campaign is helping the TMC reach out to people in distress, but at the same time forcing party leaders to handle uncomfortable questions.
Jul 31, 2019
Kolkata’s Durga Puja at Mohammad Ali Park shifted due to safety concerns; no public event until repairs done, says minister Sujit BoseMohammad Ali Park Durga Puja will be shifted to a nearby fire station this year due to dilapidated condition of British-era reservoir underneath park. The decision was taken by Fire and Emergency Services Minister Sujit Bose keeping in mind the safety of revellers.
Jul 13, 2019
56-year-old man dies in Kolkata after his hand gets stuck between doors of a metro trainA 56-year-old man died on Saturday after his hand got stuck between two doors of a metro train which started moving soon after, from Park Street station.
Mar 11, 2019
TMC questions need for seven-phased Lok Sabha election in Bengal; parties rake up issue of three phases falling during RamzanBesides questioning the need to hold the Lok Sabha election in West Bengal in seven phases, political parties are likely to bring up the Ramzan controversy at rallies and make BJP allegedly using the Election Commission poll panel as a puppet one of their key talking points.
Jan 12, 2019
BJP launches operation to poach TMC MPs in Bengal; dissidents find refuge from Mamata's iron fist in 'democratic' saffron partyThe BJP has targeted constituencies where TMC's base has weakened due to non-performance of sitting MPs and where it has a divided house due to internal squabbles
Jan 09, 2019
Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim defeats BJP's Jiban Sen with over 13,000 votes in local body by-electionAccording to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act, which was amended in the winter session of the Assembly, a mayor would have to get elected by voters as a councillor within six months of being appointed to the post.
Nov 23, 2018
Litterbugs in Kolkata may now have to shell out a maximum fine of Rs 1 lakh for dumping garbage on roadThe fine has been raised through an amendment to section 338 of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (second amendment) Act which was passed in the West Bengal Assembly