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Feb 02, 2018
Video Volunteers: Frontline heath workers are playing a crucial role in maternal care in West BengalIn Shikarpur, West Bengal, frontline health workers are encouraging pregnant ladies to opt for delivery in hospitals as opposed to deliveries at home.
Mar 15, 2016
Trinamool struck by bribery sting, Opposition guns for MamataPoll-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.
Mar 09, 2016
West Bengal: BJP releases first list of 52 candidates, Netaji's grandnephew up against Mamata BanerjeeThe 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.
Mar 08, 2016
West Bengal: Left Front releases first list, rules out joint campaign with CongressWest Bengal's main opposition Left Front on Monday released its first list of 116 candidates that included former Asian Games gold medallist runner Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, and said talks were on "at a fast pace" for an understanding and not an alliance with the Congress, for the upcoming state assembly polls.
Feb 13, 2016
CPI-M leader, Jagmohan Dalmiya's daughter join TrinamoolWest 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.
Feb 11, 2016
'Let's forget the past': Congress, CPI-M leaders keep alliance option warm in West BengalDisplaying bonhomie, senior leaders of the CPI-M and the Congress on Wednesday pitched for an alliance in the upcoming assembly polls in West Bengal, saying both parties needed to forget the bitter rivalry of the past.
Jan 19, 2016
West Bengal: As CPM waits for Cong answer, Mamata hits back at Left bloc criticsFormer 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.
Nov 20, 2015
Madan Mitra taken to Alipore prison after surrenderSaradha chit fund scam accused and former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra was taken to the Alipore Correctional Home late on Thursday after he surrendered before the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, in compliance with a Calcutta High Court order cancelling his bail earlier in the day.
Nov 11, 2015
Now, Mamata Banerjee wants Nitish Kumar's strategist Prashant KishorAfter yet again proving his brilliance as an election strategist by shaping Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's successful campaign strategy, Prashant Kishor has received feelers from Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress for plying his trade in next year's West Bengal assembly polls.
Oct 12, 2015
Woman pushed off running train in West Bengal by GRP constableIn West Bengal a woman passenger was pushed off a running train by a GRP constable following an altercation with her husband