West Bengal violence: Huge police deployment in Bhatpara as clashes between TMC, BJP 'supporters' leave two dead, 11 injured
A TMC citadel for long, Bhatpara has been witnessing frequent violence between the rival parties in the recent past. The fight has intensified ever since Lok Sabha member from Barrackpore, Arjun Singh, crossed over to the BJP from the TMC.
Lok Sabha Election: 60.21% turnout recorded till 6 pm, says EC; violence reported in Bengal's Bhatpara Assembly constituency
The Election Commission announced at a press conference on Sunday evening that polling has concluded in 542 Lok Sabha constituencies.
Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?
From Rahul Gandhi to Omar Abdullah, from Arvind Kejriwal to Sharad Pawar, the length and breadth of India's regional political forces seem to have latched on to the lucrative pre-poll situation presented by Mamata's protests following a CBI team's visit to question the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for his alleged involvement in a chit fund scam.
As BJP challenges TMC’s hegemony in West Bengal ahead of Lok Sabha polls, expect state to revisit its gory history
What happened in Kanthi on Tuesday is just a prevue of political violence that may increasingly rock West Bengal as BJP gears up to challenge TMC’s hegemony in West Bengal
TMC organises rallies against NRC across West Bengal, says BJP deliberately omitted names of Bengalis from list
Trinamool Congress (TMC) rallied against the NRC on Sunday in various parts of West Bengal. The party alleged that BJP deliberately omitted the names of many Bengalis from the list
25 years since Babri Masjid demolition: Religion cannot be the agenda of a govt, says Mamata Banerjee
Targeting the BJP on the anniversary of Babri mosque demolition, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said divisive politics that began 25 years ago is still continuing and religion cannot be an election issue or the agenda of a government.
Trinamool Congress MP Aparupa Poddar on Tuesday moved the Calcutta High Court seeking to quash a CBI FIR against her in the Narada sting case.
Narada Sting: CBI books Trinamool Congress' who's who in scam, Mamata Banerjee calls it a political game
The CBI booked 12 TMC leaders in connection with the Narada sting operation case, drawing a sharp reaction from the party chief Mamata Banerjee, who called it a "political game".
The Alipore Sessions Court had, on 9 September, granted bail to Mitra, after he spent over 21 months in prison in connection with the chit fund scam
The special crime branch of the CBI investigating the Saradha scam would move the High Court seeking cancellation of bail granted to TMC leader Madan Mitra on Friday.
Former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra on Thursday said he lost the 2016 assembly election because a section of the police was "hyperactive" during the polls.
As Mamata Banerjee begins on her second term in West Bengal, here are the major challenges that the TMC supremo is expected to face in the days to come.
Under Mamata's new leadership, Bengal should start reliving the old maxim "What Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow".
Corruption in West Bengal becomes a major issue only when there are no redeeming features to offset these charges
Over 42 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections on Monday.
The amalgamation of charges into one coherent whole of corruption posed a serious challenge to Mamata who initially tried to brazen it out, but later realized that the strategy isn't working.
For the people in Kamarhatty, West Bengal, there is only one factor which decides their vote: Madan Mitra.
With part two of Phase-I elections drawing close, West Bengal assembly polls this year will test the Trinamool Congress's stronghold in the state; not just the TMC, but elections 2016 will also see if BJP can gain momentum in a historically communist state.
West Bengal poll: Sting loses sting as Mamata Banerjee's freebie politics propels TMC to trample toothless Opposition
People here no longer worry their confused heads over questions of ideology or principles or even policy that used to permeate the very air of Bengal once.
Mamata Banerjee declares list of candidates, says TMC will go it alone in West Bengal Assembly polls
Trinamool Congress will go it alone in next month's Assembly election in West Bengal, its supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday said and declared the list of TMC candidates soon after Election Commission announced the poll schedule.