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  • Left banks on Kaam Kaaj not Ram Raj in Nandigram

    Left banks on Kaam Kaaj not Ram Raj in Nandigram

    Minakshi has managed to stir a revolution in the hearts of Nandigram people with her gut-punching rhetoric against opponents.

    March 27, 2021
  • Sharad Pawar to campaign for Trinamool Congress in Bengal

    Sharad Pawar to campaign for Trinamool Congress in Bengal

    This is despite that Pawar’s party is a constituent of the Congress-Sena-NCP alliance in the Maharashtra government.

    March 25, 2021
  • TMC to focus on BJP Hill ‘failures’

    TMC to focus on BJP Hill ‘failures’

    TMC leaders today said none of the BJP MPs had worked for the development of the Hills. Taking a dig at Bista, party leaders highlighted his 'long absence' in his parliamentary constituency during the coronavirus pandemic last year.

    March 19, 2021
  • BJP candidate selection: Anger, elation in three districts

    BJP candidate selection: Anger, elation in three districts

    The BJP announced the names of candidates for seven of the nine constituencies in North Dinajpur. The candidates for Itahar and Karandighi seats are yet to be declared.

    March 19, 2021
  • Poll candidate Asok quits SMC BoA post

    Poll candidate Asok quits SMC BoA post

    Asok Bhattacharya has addressed his resignation letter to the principal secretary of the municipal affairs and urban development, government of West Bengal. Another member and the former chairman of the board, Dilip Singh, who is contesting from the DagramFulbari Assembly segment, is also likely to step down.

    March 18, 2021
  • BJP wanted to keep me indoors before poll: CM

    BJP wanted to keep me indoors before poll: CM

    The CM skipped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's virtual meeting on Covid-19 and lashed out at Modi accusing him of making false promises of free vaccines during the Bihar Assembly polls.

    March 18, 2021
  • PM arrives in Bengal today to soothe ruffled feathers?

    PM arrives in Bengal today to soothe ruffled feathers?

    The BJP may release their party's election manifesto on 21 March, party sources said today. The party will highlight industry, employment generation, tourism industry in their manifesto.

    March 18, 2021
  • As polls knock, blood banks in N Bengal go dry

    As polls knock, blood banks in N Bengal go dry

    According to the Election Commission of India guidelines, no political party can organise blood donation camps when the MCC is in place. Blood banks get maximum units of blood through voluntary collection.

    March 17, 2021
  • Malda Cong leader for backing TMC ‘if need be’

    Malda Cong leader for backing TMC ‘if need be’

    According to Khan Choudhury, who is also the district president of the Congress, the BJP is a communal force and that he would prefer to join hands with the TMC even though the alliance among the Congress, CPI-M, and the ISF called the 'Samyukta Morcha' is said to be against the TMC and the BJP both.

    March 17, 2021
  • BJP hits back at Mamata’s Amit Shah remarks

    BJP hits back at Mamata’s Amit Shah remarks

    Darjeeling's BJP MP Raju Bista alleged that the Trinamul Congress had practically made the police force and bureaucracy the party's "extended frontal organisations."

    March 17, 2021
  • Rajnath slams CM over law & order, Yogi talks of her temple visit

    Rajnath slams CM over law & order, Yogi talks of her temple visit

    Singh said while farmers in the rest of the country have got funds in their accounts under the PM Kisan Samman Yojana, those in West Bengal have not benefited since Banerjee's government has not sent the list of potential beneficiaries.

    March 17, 2021
  • Hansda may end six-day BJP stint; may go back to TMC

    Hansda may end six-day BJP stint; may go back to TMC

    Hansda was elected as the MLA two times from the Tapan seat and has worked in different government posts, including the chairman of the District Primary School Council and the ICDS.

    March 17, 2021
  • New joinings leave S Dinajpur BJP leaders dazed

    New joinings leave S Dinajpur BJP leaders dazed

    The BJP had emerged as a strong force in the district after the last panchayat and parliamentary elections. BJP candidate Dr Sukanta Majumder had won the general elections in Balurghat, while the party led in three of the six seats in South Dinajpur district then.

    March 16, 2021
  • Coal smuggling case: CBI conducts more raids in Bengal

    Coal smuggling case: CBI conducts more raids in Bengal

    The CBI raids included the premises of Amit Agarwal, a close aide of key accused Anup Majhi aka Lala in connection with the illegal coal smuggling case.

    March 16, 2021
  • BJP has assured GTA repeal: Edwards

    BJP has assured GTA repeal: Edwards

    The GNLF claim comes amid discontentment in the Hills when it comes to the BJP, which is accused of not keeping its promises even after the region helped the party win three consecutive parliamentary elections.

    March 16, 2021
  • SUCI (C) lambasts CPI-M over ISF, Congress tie-up

    SUCI (C) lambasts CPI-M over ISF, Congress tie-up

    The Left Front has come under severe criticism for its alliance with the ISF. The move has rattled party leaders under the Left Front, while senior Congress leader and a member of the party's 'G23' group of dissenters, Anand Sharma, has also recently questioned the decision to ally with the ISF.

    March 16, 2021
  • Slain BJP workers’ families in pain too: Shah flays Mamata

    Slain BJP workers’ families in pain too: Shah flays Mamata

    During the rally, Shah promised that, if voted to power, BJP government will implement the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations for state government employees.

    March 16, 2021