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 »

Vasundhara Goswami , daughter of late Khisti Goswami’s opinion piece create stir after Ajanta Biswas opinion piece at Jago Bangla newspaper

KOLKATA 3 AUG: After Ajanta Biswas, daughter of late CPI(M) leader Anil Biswas, has been reprimanded by the CPI(M) party for her opinion piece at Jago Bangla newspaper, an... Read more »

CPI(M) says to oust BJP working with TMC at national level is no problem 

KOLKATA 27 JULY: In a bid to, presumably, keep themselves relevant in state politics, the CPI(M) has declared that they were not opposed to an alliance with TMC, so... Read more »