10 Oct 2015
Kolkata: In a major boost to the party ahead of next year's Assembly polls, the Trinamool Congress today scored a landslide victory in the newly formed Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, bagging 37 of the 41 wards and winning all the 16 wards in Bally Municipalty under Howarah district.
05 Oct 2015
Kolkata: The BJP in West Bengal today termed as a 'bold step' the State Election Commission's postponement of the counting of votes in last Saturday's violence-marred civic elections.
03 Oct 2015
Kolkata: Amid reports of violence and alleged malpractices, over 40 percent polling was recorded till afternoon for election to two municipal corporations and Siliguri Mahukuma Parishad in West Bengal as the CPI(M) called a bandh in Rajarhat-Bidhannagar area on Monday in protest.
24 Sep 2015
Malda (WB): BJP's state committee observer Kailah Vijay Bargi today said that his party would soon launch a movement in all the districts of West Bengal to highlight the 'misdeeds' by Trinamool Congress ahead of 2016 assembly elections.
23 Sep 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha today said the recent purported remark by its leader Joy Banerjee on Election Commission was a 'slip of tongue' and the party has 'full respect for democracy and democratic institutions'.
02 Sep 2015
Kolkata: The shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures today evoked partial response in West Bengal amid reports of sporadic violence.
11 Sep 2015
Kolkata: The CPI-M, which slipped into a state of disarray after repeated electoral setbacks since the 2011 Assembly election in West Bengal, appears to be on the path of recovery following its two back to back 'successful' political programmes in last one month.
01 Sep 2015
Siliguri (West Bengal): Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has been 'depriving' common people in the state from benefits of the Central schemes.
31 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has taken over the probe into the case of missing question papers of the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) in West Bengal.
22 Aug 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal PCC president Adhir Chowdhury today claimed that the party was 'ascending' in the state and slowly consolidating its position. "Congress in West Bengal is ascending. It's clear that it is slowly consolidating its position in the state politics. A new zeal can be witnessed among our party workers in recent times," he told a press conference here.