The two senior BJP leaders will visit the state to take stock of the party organisation ahead of the elections to the 294-member Assembly due in April-May next year
Dilip Ghosh says BJP will restore democracy in West Bengal; warns TMC cadres to mend ways or ‘end up in crematorium’
Senior TMC leader Saugata Roy said BJP is trying to unleash a reign of terror and vitiate the political atmosphere ahead of the Assembly polls
Shah, along with senior BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, vice-president Mukul Roy and party state president Dilip Ghosh, will interact with booth and district-level leaders
Ghosh, when asked about former NDA ally GJM's decision to support TMC, sought to know if the state government had withdrawn all charges against its leader Bimal Gurung
Bimal Gurung's GJM breaks ties with NDA; will support TMC in 2021 Bengal Assembly polls, says Gorkha leader
Gurung, on the run since 2017 following an agitation for a separate state in Darjeeling, said he took the decision as the BJP-led dispensation "failed to find a permanent political solution" for the Hills
Controversy erupted on Thursday after state police allegedly pulled off a man's turban during a BJP rally. The police, however, claimed he was carrying a firearm and that his headgear "fell off in the scuffle"
Members of Sikh community stage protest in Kolkata, accuse cops of pulling man's turban during BJP rally
The police, however, said the Sikh man was carrying a firearm and that his headgear "had fallen off automatically during the scuffle"
BJP national reshuffle exposes Bengal fault lines; Mukul Roy, Anupam Hazra get key posts, Rahul Sinha dumped
While no reshuffle of this magnitude can possibly be uncontroversial, some decisions taken with regard to West Bengal certainly look a bit on the quixotic side.
Parliament LIVE Updates: Speaker Om Birla has extended the Lok Sabha proceedings till 10 pm today. The House is taking up the Zero Hour now
Ahead of 2021 Bengal polls, NIA arrest of suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in state puts TMC in fix; BJP likely to cash in
According to Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay, a former principal of Presidency College in Kolkata, the BJP will sharpen its campaign against the state government and the state’s ruling party will find itself in a defensive position.
In Bengal, BJP workers celebrating Ram Temple bhoomi pujan clash with police over lockdown restrictions
While BJP accused state govt of "anti-Hindu mindset", TMC MP Saugata Roy said "no harm in celebrations" but everyone must "respect and abide" by lockdown guidelines
Somen Mitra passes away at 78: West Bengal Congress chief and former Lok Sabha MP suffered cardiac arrest
Mitra was among the most firebrand Congress leaders of the 1960s and 1970s and played a crucial role in the fight against the Naxals in Kolkata
BJP's Mukul Roy says no differences with leadership, reports of joining TMC 'malicious and misleading'
Roy, addressing a press conference, scotched speculation about him returning to the Trinamool Congress.
The TMC chief on Thursday announced a new state committee with 21 members and a seven-member core panel
West Bengal will to go to polls for 294 Assembly seats next year with BJP emerging as the main challenger to the ruling TMC
Manipur political turmoil: Deputy CM, five other legislators withdraw support to N Biren Singh-led BJP govt; three MLAs from saffron party join Congress
Three BJP MLAs in Manipur resigned from the party while six legislators including deputy chief minister Y JoyKumar Singh withdrew their support from the N Biren Singh-led NDA government, putting the state government on a sticky wicket, reports said
TMC leader killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district; police suspects factional feud may have led to attack
The attack is suspected to be a result of a factional feud within the ruling TMC, police sources said.
Concerted action in wake of Cyclone Amphan, COVID-19 should focus on building strong public infrastructure in Bengal
After Cyclone Amphan battered coastal and deltaic West Bengal on 20 May, the mammoth task of picking up the pieces can justifiably be said to have just begun. It took the Centre some time to react, but after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s aerial survey on 22 May coordination seems to have been established.
Deep rot in West Bengal during COVID-19 lockdown: Mamata Banerjee has reason to be touchy over Centre's fact-finding attempts
If Mamata's defence is that her state’s numbers are too low to demand attention, it is precisely for that reason that the data coming out of Bengal should be put under severe scrutiny. Worldwide, the pandemic has established a link between number of positive cases and testing.
MHA directs West Bengal govt not to obstruct central teams assessing lockdown measures; TMC dubs visit 'adventure tourism'
Centre has directed the West Bengal government not to obstruct the work of two central teams visiting the state for an on-the-spot assessment of implementation of lockdown measures taken to fight novel coronavirus