14 May 2011
The sea change in the political scenario of West Bengal was not only predicted by the exit polls results, but even the cyber world had corroborated the success of Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress (TMC).
02 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday proposed to rename West Bengal as "Bengal", dropping "West" from its name, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee said.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: There is a famous saying in Bengali,'Baroh Mashe Teroh Parbon', which means ‘In Kolkata there are 13 festivals in 12 months’, replicating the joyous nature of every Kolkatan. Known as the 'City of Joy', Kolkata has witnessed, and endured different phases of metamorphosis in keeping up with the times, but never losing its authenticity, culture, and tradition. But, one cannot explain Kolkata without defining the inclination of Kolkatans towards politics.
25 Dec 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal's political scene experienced a paradigm shift in 2014 with BJP, powered by a good show in the Lok Sabha polls and capitalising on the Saradha chit fund scam and Burdwan blast, emerging as a strong force and putting ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on the backfoot.
19 May 2016
Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee, the stormy petrel of West Bengal politics, once again proved a master strategist decimating the new Left-Congress combination and the BJP all of whom sought to checkmate her return to power.
12 Jan 2016
Kolkata: With an eye on assembly polls, BJP West Bengal unit has thoroughly revamped its party organisation inducting new faces for the top posts to place itself as a credible opposition.
29 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of West Bengal to Bangla in Bengali, Bengal in English and Bangal in Hindi.
12 May 2016
Kolkata: The CPI(M) leadership in Kerala is confident that the alliance between the Left party and the Congress in West Bengal will not have any impact on the party's prospects in Kerala simply because the state's political equations are different.
04 May 2016
Kolkata: A day before West Bengal goes to the sixth and last phase of Assembly elections, the main contenders - Trinamool Congress and Left-Congress alliance - today sounded confident of forming the next government.
30 May 2016
Kolkata: Facing flak over his controversial remarks against TMC workers, West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh today said he had made the comments to lift the morale of his party cadres who were being allegedly attacked by ruling party activists.