Ordnance Factories corporatisation : Decision historic, courageous, and bold, it still remains to be seen whether it would serve the purpose and achieve the objective

KOLKATA 18 OCT: By now, it is perhaps known to everybody that Government of India (GOI) has abolished the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and converted its 41 Ordnance Factories... Read more »

West Bengal: Mamata wins Bhowanipore bypolls by over 58,000 votes

KOLKATA 3 OCT: Trinamool Congress on Sunday, all three by-elections, including Bhowanipore, in which chief minister Mamata Banerjee broke her record of 2011 as she defeated BJP’s candidate Priyanka Tibrewal... Read more »

Bengal By-elections: Low voter turn out at high profile Bhowanipore constituency. Stray incidents of violence reported in three constituencies that goes to the polls

KOLKATA 30 SEPT: Amidst stray incidents of violence between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party workers and a low voter turnout at the crucial by-elections of three assembly... Read more »

Former BJP MP Babul Supriyo after ‘quitting politics’ joins Team Mamata

KOLKATA 18 SEPT: On the eve of the Bhowanipore by-election, the BJP suffered a severe jolt when former two-time Union minister Babul Supriyo joined Trinamool Congress on Saturday at... Read more »

West Bengal AG Kishore Datta quits, fourth top law officer to resign in a row

KOLKATA 14 SEPT: West Bengal Advocate General Kishore Datta resigned on Tuesday citing personal reasons. Datta sent his resignation letter to West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today and the... Read more »

Bhowanipore by-election a battle royal between BJP and TMC

KOLKATA 10 SEPT:  The Bhowanipore by-election has become a battle royal between BJP and Trinamool Congress with the saffron party, throwing all in all its might behind its candidate... Read more »

Anit Thapa of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha makes his debut in the Darjeeling hills by launching new party

KOLKATA 9 SEPT: With the formation of a new political party Bharatiya Gorkha Pradadantrik Morcha, led by Anit Thapa, a rival faction of GorkhaJanamukti Morcha (GJMM1), now two political... Read more »

ED summons Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee and wife; Mamata threatens to send proof of BJP leaders involved in coal scam to ED

KOLKATA 28 AUG: A day when ED summoned TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira Naroola, in their alleged connection with money laundering and coal scam,... Read more »

Calcutta High Court orders CBI, Court-monitored SIT to probe into Bengal post-poll violence

KOLKATA 19 AUG: In a snub to state government, today, the Calcutta High Court ordered a CBI inquiry into crimes like murder and rape mentioned in the NHRC report... Read more »

Frontier Gandhi’s great-granddaughter feels U.S. helped Taliban to seize power in Afghanistan

KOLKATA 16 AUG: Yasmin Nigar Khan, great-granddaughter of Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan, an Afghan woman, and president of All India Pakhtoon Jirga-e-Hind, an organisation that looks after the welfare... Read more »