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.
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).
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.
14 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
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.
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.
28 Aug 2016
Kolkata (WB): Chairman of Multi-Disciplinary Expert Group of state and former West Bengal minister Chandrima Bhattacharya tonight said the fire at Murshidabad Medical College Hospital was a conspiracy.
20 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal unit of Congress was left red faced after a controversial comment made by Rajiv Gandhi following 1984 anti-Sikh riots was posted from its the official twitter handle on the former Prime Minister's birth anniversary, but the party claimed its account was hacked.
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.
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.