Bhattacharya, a former Kolkata mayor, filed his nomination as a left front backed CPM candidate on Friday, the last date for submission of papers for the 8 August polls.
Mamata Banerjee questions CBI's silence on BJP's scams, accuses Narendra Modi govt of 'massive corruption'
In a blistering attack on the BJP, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused it of indulging in massive corruption in many states, and claimed the Central agencies were completely silent on the saffron party's scams.
Trinamool Member of Parliament Sudip Bandyopadhyay on Friday launched a blistering attack on the BJP for stifling the Opposition's voice with its "brute majority".
The Trinamool Congress has already decided not to attend the midnight programme as a mark of protest against the "unnecessary disastrous hurry" to roll out the pan-India tax regime.
Cattle slaughter ban row: Opposition, state govts, businesses, a comprehensive guide to who said what
The Union Environment Ministry on Friday modified the animal cruelty rules, making it mandatory to ensure cattle are not bought or sold for slaughtering.
In the Kanthi Dakshin Assembly constituency, TMC has opened up a huge lead over second-placed BJP and is set to better its 2016 performance, shows that Mamata has got her strategy spot on
Union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Thursday said he will file defamation suits against Trinamool Congress MPs Saugata Roy and Tapas Paul and Paul's wife Nandini for alleging his involvement in the Rose Valley chit fund scam
BJP accused the TMC government of trying to "subvert federal structure" of the country after VCs of state universities were barred from attending a video-conference by HRD minister.
With Mamata Banerjee taking up the mantle of the chief adversary, a battle royale is in the offing.
Mamata Banerjee also questioned the source of money used in the sting operation.
CPI said the Left Front's electoral tactic of "non-aggression" with Congress in West Bengal assembly polls did not help communist parties.
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK seem set to retain power on Thursday as the BJP is on the road to victory in Assam and the Left appears to be making a comeback in Kerala.
Stories about Kolkata ’s cosmopolitan heritage rarely include the Marwaris, invoking instead its vanishing Jews and its fading Armenians
Actress-turned-politician Roopa Ganguly of the BJP said her complaints regarding the fourth phase of the West Bengal assembly polls were not being addressed properly.
Observing that the Narada sting operation had impacted the people, the HC said that a proper investigation was required to unravel the truth.
As many as 107 candidates in the fray in the third and fourth phases of West Bengal assembly elections are crorepatis whereas 128 candidates have criminal cases against them.
Rahul urged Congress and CPM workers to fight TMC together on the streets and the polling booths and assured that he would stand by them in their struggle
In West Bengal’s politics, what you eat is who you are.
Modi was referring to Banerjee's 14 April outburst against the poll panel after getting a show-cause notice for violation of model code of conduct.
Frst transgenders from West Bengal to contest the assembly polls faced with "threats of dire consequences" from "Trinamool goons".