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Sep 02, 2019
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says 8 TMC MLAs in touch, willing to switchSince the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results, seven TMC MLAs and one Congress and CPI(M) MLA each has switched over to the BJP in West Bengal
Jun 10, 2019
West Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to apprise them of situation in stateWest Bengal TMC-BJP clashes LIVE updates: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. The meeting lasted for more than thirty minutes as Tripathi briefed the prime minister about the prevailing situation in the state. Earlier, he also met Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him as well.
May 25, 2019
Lok Sabha election result demolishes myth of BJP-proof West Bengal, but party's journey from No 2 to No 1 won't be easyThe Trinamool fortress had proved impregnable during the last Lok Sabha elections and its Modi wave. They had withstood the BJP in the 2016 Assembly elections despite the Saradha-Narada scandals
May 13, 2019
Chronic political violence in West Bengal paints democracy in blood with Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls a case in pointGoing by the current trend in West Bengal politics, it appears violence is the only solution that parties, including the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP see to establish power.
Apr 27, 2019
'Boomerang' that never came back: How the BJP rose to prominence in Bengal and pushed CPM to the fringesThe BJP, still in its nascent stage, had to cling on to the newcomers and give them the importance that these cadres never got in the CPM.
Apr 19, 2019
Neither NDA nor UPA will form govt in 2019, there's hope and scope for Federal Front: Mamata Banerjee tells News18Speaking to News18 in an exclusive interview Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at Narendra Modi's brand of divisive politics and claimed that she had excellent relations with regional leaders across India.
Mar 22, 2019
Endgame for the Left in Mamata’s West Bengal?In West Bengal, the once-mighty Left Front has been in steady decline in the cradle of the communist movement since the Singur and Nandigram fiasco, while the TMC, which replaced it, is portraying itself as the ‘true Left’
Mar 15, 2019
The Grand Mother of Bengal PoliticsBengal, which was bereft of any caste-based polarisation, for the first time, saw leaders courting the organised sect to cross the finishing line
Mar 06, 2019
TMC MLA murder case: Calcutta HC extends anticipatory bail to Mukul Roy for 8 more weeksHearing an anticipatory bail prayer by Roy, who was booked for conspiracy in the killing of Krishnaganj MLA Satyajit Biswas, the court directed that conditions imposed on Roy in the earlier order, including a ban on his entering Nadia district, would continue.
Jan 30, 2019
As BJP challenges TMC’s hegemony in West Bengal ahead of Lok Sabha polls, expect state to revisit its gory historyWhat 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