Category: West Bengal

July 23, 2021
Mamata Banerjee elected Trinamool Parliamentary Party chairperson

West Bengal 23: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was unanimously chosen as the chairperson of its Parliamentary Party placing her in a pivotal position to coordinate with the other opposition parties. After TMC’s victory in West Bengal Assembly elections in May this year, the party has been positioning itself as unifier for all opposition parties, a […]

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June 12, 2021
Bengal: BJP National VP Mukul Roy Returns to TMC

Ending weeks of speculation, BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy, along with his son and former MLA Subhrangshu, returned to the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) fold on Friday. Earlier in the day, Roy arrived at the Trinamool Bhawan along with his son, where he held a meeting with Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, MP Abhishek Banerjee, and […]

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May 23, 2021
Five Cases So Far: Black fungus claims life, West Bengal govt issues advisory

The West Bengal government on Saturday issued an advisory on mucormycosis — commonly known as black fungus — after a Covid patient died from the fungal infection in Kolkata. According to the health officials, the state till now has reported five cases of black fungus infection. Besides constituting an expert committee to deal with black fungus cases, the state […]

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May 17, 2021
How to apply for an e-pass in Kolkata during Covid-19 lockdown

Kolkata Police is issuing e-pass to the people associated with emergency services and online delivery services. West Bengal government has imposed a stricter lockdown from May 16, 2021, in an attempt to curb the rapidly rising Covid-19 cases in the state. Unnecessary vehicular movement has been curbed in this lockdown. However, the essential and emergency […]

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May 1, 2021
West Bengal Assembly polls | State gears up for counting across 108 centres

The Election Commission of India has made elaborate arrangements for counting of votes for West Bengal Assembly election on Sunday. There are 108 counting centres across the State where counting will start at 8 a.m. Across these centres, counting will be carried out in over 700 halls. The Election Commission has specified seven tables for […]

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April 30, 2021
Mamata expresses grief over death of Soli Sorabjee

Kolkata, Apr 30  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday expressed grief over the demise of former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee. Extending her condolences to Sorabjee's family and colleagues, Banerjee paid homage to the noted jurist, who passed away on Friday morning after getting infected with COVID-19. "Saddened at the passing of one […]

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April 25, 2021
COVID-positive TMC candidate dies at Kolkata hospital

Kolkata, Apr 25 (PTI) TMC candidate from Khardah assembly constituency Kajal Sinha, who had tested positive for COVID-19, died at a hospital here on Sunday morning, an official of the state health department said. Sinha (59) was found to have contracted the viral disease two days ago, following which he was admitted to Beliaghata ID […]

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April 22, 2021
Mamata slams BJP govt over vaccine price disparity

Kolkata, Apr 22  Hitting out at the BJP-led Centre over the disparity in the price of vaccines being supplied to the Union government, states and private hospitals, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said rates should be the same for every buyer. Mocking the BJP over its slogan of 'One nation, one party, […]

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April 11, 2021
EC trying to suppress facts by barring entry of politicians in Cooch Behar: Mamata

Siliguri, Apr 11  Describing the incident of firing in Cooch Behar as a "genocide", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the Election Commission has restricted the entry of politicians in the district for 72 hours as it seeks to "suppress facts". The TMC supremo, while addressing a press meet here, claimed that […]

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April 6, 2021
Bengal polls: 205 candidates will fight it out at 31 seats in third phase

Swapan Dasgupta, the BJP’s Rajya Sabha member who resigned from the Parliament to contest the local elections, is contesting against the TMC’s Ramendu Singha at the Tarakeshwar seat in Hooghly district. In more than 20 of the 31 assembly seats that go to the polls in the third phase in West Bengal on Tuesday, the […]

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