Frst transgenders from West Bengal to contest the assembly polls faced with "threats of dire consequences" from "Trinamool goons".
West Bengal polls: Domjur crusader's assymetric battle against Syndicate Raj has TMC feeling the heat
In West Bengal polls, Domjur, in Howrah district, is the battle ground against “Syndicate Raj”. Fighting it is Pratima Dutta, and TMC feeling the heat.
The present CPI(M) — Congress(I) alliance, that has made the West Bengal elections far from an one-sided affair, owes a lot to the Siliguri model and to Ashoke Bhattacharya.
The Election Commission failed to play its expected role in ensuring peaceful and fair assembly polls in some areas of West Bengal in the first phase, CPI-M state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra alleged on Monday.
Before the 2011 Assembly election, TMC had given the slogan for bringing in change and gave the people assurance that it will stop atrocities unleashed by the communists. But after five years of TMC rule, the situation remains unchanged," he told election meetings in support of BJP candidates.
In Rahul's jansabha (public meeting), more than the Congress supporters, it was the enthusiasm of the Left noticeable by their red flags with their separate symbols of their individual parties, the CPIM, CPI, FB, RSP that they use to keep their own party identity intact.
Three more bodies were recovered from under the debris of the flyover that collapsed on to vehicles and street vendors in Kolkata, taking the toll to 24 as five officials of IVRCL, that was building the structure, have been detained.
Four days before West Bengal goes to polls, the Enforcement Directorate filed its first chargesheet in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam case
The court directed Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel to provide all details of his company along with the footages of the sting in an affidavit by 5 April.
Poll-bound West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday faced an embarrassment after several of its leaders were allegedly caught on camera accepting bribes. With the opposition coming out all gun blazing, the Trinamool rubbished the claims calling the videos "doctored" and part of a "smear campaign" against it.
West Bengal Assembly Election: Netaji's grand nephew Chandra Bose begins campaign from Kolkata's Elgin Road
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grand nephew Chandra Bose, nominated by the BJP as its candidate from the Bhowanipore assembly seat launched his campaign on Thursday.
West Bengal Assembly Election 2016: Left Front jolts Congress on seat adjustment with second list of candidates
Angry at Left Front's list, West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury threatened to put up candidates on all seats.
West Bengal: BJP releases first list of 52 candidates, Netaji's grandnephew up against Mamata Banerjee
The BJP on Wednesday announced the first list of 52 candidates for the upcoming assembly election in West Bengal and pitched Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday got a shot in the arm with former state minister and one-time frontline CPI-M leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah, ex-Indian cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla and deceased cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya's daughter Vaishali Dalmiya joining its fold.
Sending out a strong message against "factionalism" within the TMC ahead of the assembly polls in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday warned of stern action against those who are trying to use party platform to serve personal interests.
Accusing the Trinamool Congress of being involved in the Saradha scam and terror activities, BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday said West Bengal has become a centre of anti-national acts.
Netaji files: Modi hijacks myth of Subhash Chandra Bose from TMC and Mamata has only herself to blame
If Mamata Banerjee hadn't declassified West Bengal's files on Netaji in 2015, the Centre may not have been able to try to appropriate Bengal's hero.
Former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee joined CPM old timers Prakash Karat and Sitaram Yechury in inviting Congress for an anti-Trinamool alliance to fight the upcoming West Bengal elections but no word from the Congress yet. Political analysts are saying the quiet stems from the contradictions of a possible tie-up here with the Left even as it staves off the same party in Kerala's election moves.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet his West Bengal counterpart and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee who arrives in the national capital on Tuesday.