West Bengal Politics

Buddha and what’s left of the citadel

The 77-year-old former West Bengal CM’s failing health especially respiratory trouble in this Covid season has kept him away from the public stage.

published on : 10th April 2021

Bengal will never bow down before outsiders: TMC's Abhishek Banerjee attacks BJP

The TMC, which has made 'Bengali pride' its core poll plank, has tagged the BJP as a "party of outsiders", as its top leaders hail from outside the state.

published on : 14th March 2021

Deeply hurt by personal attacks, had to quit cabinet: Trinamool Congress' Rajib Banerjee

Banerjee said that he was 'deeply hurt' by the personal attacks aimed at him for airing grievances against a section of party leaders.

published on : 22nd January 2021

West Bengal: Good riddance barb draws two goodbyes

Diamond Harbour legislator Dipak Haldar is likely to switch to BJP during a rally at Baruipur in South 24-Parganas on Thursday.

published on : 21st January 2021

Tension in south Kolkata after stones hurled at BJP activists during roadshow

An officer said that infuriated over the attack, BJP workers chased the miscreants, who by then had fled to nearby bylanes and the saffron camp activists then ransacked a few motorcycles and shops.

published on : 18th January 2021

Miffed Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy named state unit vice-president

Expressing happiness over the news, Roy told reporters, she will work as a dedicated worker of the party and ensure defeat of the BJP in the coming assembly polls.

published on : 17th January 2021

Parleys yield fruit, Satabdi Roy stays with TMC

The statement came after she held a meeting with chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee.

published on : 16th January 2021

Sakshi Maharaj says Owaisi’s AIMIM will help BJP in UP, West Bengal

Owaisi had been on a day-long  trip to eastern UP districts including Varanasi, Mau, Jaunpur and Azamgarh on Tuesday to strengthen his party’s base ahead of the 2022 Assembly polls.

published on : 14th January 2021

Mamata Banerjee plays CAA card to win back Matua support

Mamata taps into the discontent over BJP’s silence on deadline for Act’s implementation 

published on : 12th January 2021

Suvendu Adhikari's office in Nandigram vandalised by TMC, alleges BJP

Adhikari, a former minister in the TMC government was among several leaders who joined BJP last year ahead of the 2021 Assembly polls.

published on : 10th January 2021

Joining Mamata’s Singur movement was wrong: Mukul Roy

Friday’s rally was organised under the leadership of former TMC strongman Suvendu Adhikari, who was elected from Nandigram as an MLA.

published on : 9th January 2021

Asaduddin Owaisi’s alliance with Abbas Siddiqui upsets imams 

The ruling Trinamool Congress enjoys the support of the state’s Muslim community, which forms more than 30 per cent of the total electorates. T

published on : 7th January 2021

If Union minister is outsider, who is insider in Bengal: Anurag Thakur

Maintaining that West Bengal is an important part of the country, Thakur wondered whether it is a crime for a Union minister to visit the state.Maintaining that West Bengal is an important part of the country, Thakur wondered whether it is a crime for a Union minister to visit the state.

published on : 4th January 2021

AIMIM to highlight political empowerment of weaker sections in West Bengal: Owaisi

Owaisi, who was here to hold a meeting with Muslim cleric Abbasuddin Sidiqqui, rejected TMC's claims that his party was a "B-team of the BJP", and would eat into anti- saffron camp votes.

published on : 3rd January 2021

AIMIM nothing but BJP's proxy, says TMC as Owaisi visits West Bengal

Earlier, Owaisi had decided to hold a virtual meeting with Siddiqui, but he changed his mind at the eleventh hour and flew down to Bengal to pay him a visit.

published on : 3rd January 2021
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