Outreach is Bengal BJP’s new strategy

Busy criticising TMC after last year’s cyclone and losing elections, saffron party on mission to help following Yaas

27 May 2021

Cyclone Yaas rages through coastal Bengal, affects 1 crore people, says CM Mamata Banerjee

East Midnapore was the most affected district as it is closest to the point in Odisha where the cyclone made landfall. 

26 May 2021

Mamata unhappy with Centre's cyclone aid, says Bengal facing repeated discrimination

She said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah had promised to extend full cooperation, but when it came to announcing advance funds for the states, Bengal got less.

25 May 2021

Lodge complaints against Bengal Guv, can be prosecuted and sent to jail after his term: TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee

Banerjee also described the constitutional head of the state as a "bloodsucker" and "butcher of Constituency".

23 May 2021

BJP’s Bengal MLAs say ‘no’ to central security cover 

The saffron party had decided to upgrade their security in light of post-poll violence.

23 May 2021

Calcutta HC orders house arrest of four leaders held in Narada case

The judges of the division bench directed that the leaders, placed under judicial remand so far, will remain in house confinement for now.

22 May 2021

Mamata attacks Centre over CBI arrests

The TMC supremo also said that she has full faith in the country's judiciary, and was absolutely certain that justice will be served in the case.

21 May 2021

Kolkata diary

Bengal’s secondary and higher secondary examinations, which were due in June, will not be held, said an official of the state education department.

19 May 2021

BJP’s West Bengal leaders fear backlash over arrest of TMC ministers

Sources in the saffron camp said they fear the state law enforcement agencies may swing into action against them after Monday’s arrests by the Central agency.

18 May 2021

Bengal saw 25X surge in daily cases between 1st and 8th poll phases

During the one month it took to hold the elections, which began on March 27 and concluded on April 29, the state witnessed an unprecedented 25 times surge in daily Covid-19 positive cases.

17 May 2021

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar breaks down before media during Nandigram visit 

Dhankhar visited the areas where the BJP says the TMC workers unleashed violence. “We can’t sleep over such a great challenge to our state."

16 May 2021

Will prosecute those who spread panic during, says Mamata as she urges press to take pro-people stand

Mamata asserted that strict measures have been taken to control the spread of Covid-19 in the state. She ruled out a total lockdown in the state. 

11 May 2021

Trinamool workers help cremate BJP leader as saffron camp looks away 

Sixty-year-old Anup Banerjee, who was the BJP’s booth president, died on Friday. His wife Reena stood guard beside his body overnight.

10 May 2021

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee begins Assembly session with attacks on Centre, poll panel

Claims the BJP would not have won even 30 seats had it not been for support from the EC

09 May 2021

Mamata Banerjee steps up pressure on PM Modi with third letter 

Mamata’s non-stop letter-bomb targeting the BJP-led Centre is said to be part of her efforts to counter the saffron camp’s attack on the ruling TMC government.

08 May 2021