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Ban on news channel shows emergency-like situation: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday criticized the central government for putting a one day ban on a Hindi news channel and said...

Triple Talaq: Muslim women body accuses personal law board of playing...

The issues of triple talaq and Uniform Civil Code are being "raked up" by the BJP for gains in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly...

Many questions remain unanswered in SIMI encounter: Mamata Banerjee

Alleging "political vendetta" in the recent encounter killing of eight SIMI activists in Bhopal, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said many questions...

CM Mamata Banerjee urges people to work for peace

On the United Nation's International Day of Peace, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to work together for peace in their...

Saradha scam: Mamata Banerjee declines comment on Mitra’s release

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday declined comment on the release of Trinamool Congress heavyweight Madan Mitra who was arrested in connection...

Saradha scam: TMC leader Madan Mitra released from jail

Senior Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra, who is in jail in Saradha scam case, was released from prison early this morning. Mitra was released...

Singur verdict: Farmers will be given back their land within given...

A day after the Supreme Court's verdict on Singur, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the farmers will get back their...

TMC hails Singur judgment as “eye-opener”

Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgment on the Singur land acquisition case and said it would be an "eye-opener" for...

Resolution to change name of West Bengal to Bengal passed, BJP...

The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of the state from West Bengal to 'Bangla' in Bengali, 'Bengal'...

Mamata Banerjee to speak at Delhi assembly workshop

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accepted an invitation from the Aam Aadmi Party to speak at a workshop in Delhi Assembly. "They have...

West Bengal: Fire breaks out at government hospital in Murshidabad, 2...

Two persons were killed while some others sustained injuries when a fire broke out in Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital on Saturday. Panic prevailed in the hospital...

Special West Bengal Assembly session drops plan to discuss GST Bill

The plan to discuss the GST Constitution Amendment Bill in a special West Bengal Assembly session on 29 August has been dropped as, according to state's Parliamentary...

Modi government bulldozing federal structure, running Presidential form of government: Mamata...

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday tore into Narendra Modi, Modi government bulldozing federal structure and running a Presidential form of government, drawing...

Mamata congratulates Sakshi for winning bronze medal

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik on winning a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. "Whole of India says...

Change in Bengal’s name to appease a particular community: RSS

The RSS today alleged that the real purpose behind the Mamata Banerjee government's bid to change the name of West Bengal was to "appease...

Admirers of noted writer Mahasweta bid her tearful farewell

Thousands of people from all walks of life on Friday filed past the body of Mahasweta Devi to pay their last respects before the...

BJP’s ‘fact-finding’ team not allowed to visit Malda’s violence torn area

BJP MPs on Monday complained they were stopped by district authorities from visiting Kaliachak in Malda which was hit by violence in December. A 'fact-finding'...

Bengal gets investment offers worth Rs 2.5 lakh crore: CM Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday that the Bengal Global Business Summit has attracted investment proposals worth at least Rs.2,50,104, crore. Addressing industrialists on...

Heart attack patient made to wait for Mamata Banerjee’s convoy

Police in Kolkata reportedly made a woman, who had just suffered a heart attack and was being rushed to hospital, to wait in a...

Mamata remembers Nirbhaya gangrape on its 3rd anniversary today

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday took to the twitter to remember Nirbhaya on the third anniversary of December 16 gangrape. The TMC...