01 Jun 2016
Raebareli/New Delhi: The Congress and BJP were yesterday engaged in a political slugfest over charges that Robert Vadra may have bought a benami property in London with his mother-in-law and Congress president Sonia Gandhi attacking the government and dismissing the charges as "false".
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.
28 May 2016
Kolkata: As a goodwill measure after taking charge as the Chief Minister today, Mamata Banerjee announced an interim relief for all state government employees on band pay, which was a long-pending demand.
27 May 2016
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was today sworn-in as West Bengal's chief minister for the second time. Forty-one others also were sworn-in as her ministers.
27 May 2016
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee, who has virtually single-handedly steered her party to a resounding victory in West Bengal, has shored up her stature as a regional satrap but faces numerous challenges on the development front in her second stint as chief minister.
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.
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.
23 May 2016
Kolkata: The BJP, which had lost some steam after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, has put up a spirited show in the West Bengal Assembly elections this time and has played spoilsport for the opposition Left Front-Congress alliance in more than 70 seats.
19 May 2016
Kolkata: With TMC set for a second term with an enhanced majority, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said coming together of CPI(M) and Congress was a "blunder" for both the parties and accused the opposition of spinning a "web of lies" to grab power.
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.