Voting for the presidential election was underway at the West Bengal Assembly with several legislators casting their votes.
The opposition Congress and the Left Front decided to boycott the ongoing West Bengal Assembly session after no-confidence motion is disallowed
The West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to regulate functioning of private health facilities, providing for up to three year jail terms and trials under the IPC for offenders and fines up to Rs 50 lakh in case of death of patients due to medical negligence.
Leader of opposition and Congress MLA Abdul Mannan was admitted to hospital after being injured in a ruckus over Property Damage bill in the West Bengal Assembly. The ruckus started in the state Assembly after the opposition demanded more amendments in the bill.
Apparently stung by TMC MLA Tapas Roy's attack on the Left Front-Congress alliance in West Bengal, both the parties walked out of the House separately in protest against Roy's words.
West Bengal will have a woman chief minister for the second consecutive term, but the new 294-member state assembly will have only 40 women MLAs
With the dismal performance, it is CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury who is clearly in the line of fire.
The West Bengal Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution on the issue of "intolerance".
The demand for strengthening security around the camp office of NIA in Kolkata probing the Burdwan blast was raised in West Bengal assembly.
The Congress on Tuesday walked out of the West Bengal assembly demanding action against Trinamool MP Tapas Pal over his rape remark.
The decision of the Centre would put the common people into tremendous hardship, according to the resolution passed by the West Bengal Assembly.
After the Speaker denied a adjournment motion by the CPM, the party's MLAs stormed into the well of the House that resulted in a free for all among the legislators.
A motion brought in by the ruling Trinamool Congress to protest FDI in multi-brand retail and hike in prices of diesel and fertiliser was today passed in the West Bengal Assembly amidst walkout by the opposition Left Front.