Mamata Banerjee claims attempts to 'break' TMC after rebel Suvendu Adhikari skips rally in Midnapore
Adhikari recently quit as a minister of the West Bengal govt saying that he was having difficulty in working with the TMC leadership. A series of talks by interlocutors appointed by Banerjee failed
Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra govt formation: BJP core meeting to be held today after Governor asks party to prove majority; India, Bangladesh face off in the T20I series showdown at Nagpur; and more
Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts
Operations in Kolkata airport has been suspended till 6 am Sunday while the West Bengal government said that over 1.2 lakh people have been evacuated from coastal areas as the state braces for the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul to make landfall today evening.
Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night
The very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal is likely to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by late Saturday evening or night, bringing in its wake very heavy rain and gale wind of up to 135 kilometres per hour along the coastline, the MeT department said
Cyclone Bulbul gathers intensity, likely to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts in early hours of 10 Nov
The storm might cause damage to kutcha houses, power and communication lines and roads in parts of the state, Regional Met Director GK Das said, advising people in vulnerable areas to stay indoors, it might also uproot trees, ruin crops and cause embankment erosion, he warned
CPM to hold meeting with Bengal’s Congress leadership to discuss joint movement for 25 Nov bypolls in state
According to sources in Left Front, it was decided that a meeting would be held with Congress leadership where several aspects of joint movement, a common minimum programme and modalities of joint announcement of candidates for 25 November bypolls will be held
Both the parties performed poorly with the Congress winning just two seats, while the Left Front failing to open its account
CPM, Congress stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly over 'cut money scam', demand inquiry into case
The MLAs of Congress and CPM staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing 'cut money scam' and demanded an inquiry into the incident.
Alert sounded in coastal West Bengal ahead of Cyclone Fani: Schools ordered shut in 6 districts including Kolkata; NDRF deployed
As Cyclone Fani moves closer to the east coast, the West Bengal government on Thursday sounded alert in several coastal districts and the state capital Kolkata, asking the public to leave seaside destinations and directing fishermen to not venture into the sea
TMC gets own 'force' in West Midnapore: Jai Hind Bahini to campaign for LS polls, provide security to party leaders
Dressed in military camouflage pants and white T-shirts, over 400 cadres of Jai Hind Bahini (JHB) have been working for TMC in West Midnapore managing rallies, providing security to party leaders and visiting homes and villages to campaign for the party
The 'very severe cyclonic storm' uprooted trees and electric poles and damaged hutments in Odisha's Ganjam and Gajapati districts, officials said.
Cyclone Titli updates: Cyclonic storm kills 2 in Andhra's Srikakulam, one person injured; no casualties in Odisha
Cyclone Titli LIVE updates: According to Odisha chief secretary A Padhi, the government has managed to adhere to its goal of zero casualties in the face of the natural calamity. After chairing a meeting of state officials, Padhi said that Ganjam has seen the most damage and an exact assessment can be made only after strong winds subside.
West Bengal bandh: 1,600 arrested during 12-hr BJP-led shutdown; saffron party workers clashed with TMC activists in North Dinajpur district
Scattered incidents of violence, including torching of buses and clashes were witnessed across West Bengal on Wednesday and 1,600 people were arrested during the 12-hour bandh called by the BJP to protest the death of two students in North Dinajpur district.
West Bengal: One killed, two injured in explosion at TMC party office at in Makrampur in West Midnapore
One person is reportedly dead in an explosion inside Trinamool Congress (TMC) party office at Narayangar in West Midnapore at West Bengal on Thursday morning. Five people are grievously injured, according to reports.
Two of the injured were rushed to a Kolkata hospital in serious condition, while the rest are out of danger and are being released gradually. Investigation into the incident has begun.
The West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) ordered repolling in 568 booths on Wednesday following complaints of violence during the pancahayat polls
West Bengal panchayat polls: At least 6 dead, 43 injured in widespread violence; reports say toll might be higher
At least six people were killed and 43 injured in the widespread violence that marred the panchayat polls in West Bengal on Monday, media reports said.
Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the people of the state should not fall prey to the BJP, who she claimed, was trying to capture power with "mischievous attempts
The flood situation in West Bengal improved further on Sunday as water has started to recede in majority of the rivers in the worst-hit Howrah, Hooghly and West Midnapore districts