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Two districts contribute most Covid cases in West Bengal

Kolkata, May 12 | In the last 8 days, more than one third of the active Covid cases in West Bengal have been reported...

Why the BJP failed to consolidate Hindu votes in West Bengal

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, May 9 | Though the BJP has increased its tally in the West Bengal Assembly from three in 2016 to 77...

2 central observers appointed to elect Bengal BJP party leader

New Delhi, May 9 | The BJP has appointed two central observers for the election of the leader of party MLAs in the West...

NE India’s 15th airport becomes operational, caters to Bengal, Bhutan

G0uwahati, May 8 | With the start of commercial operation of flights from the newly developed Rupsi Airport in western Assam...

Election saga: How BJP lost the plot in Bengal polls

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, May 7 | The defeat in Bengal Assembly polls is surely going to be a big lesson for the Bharatiya Janata...

Mamata accuses BJP of instigating violence in Bengal

Kolkata, May 6 | Hours after Union minister and senior BJP leader V. Muraleedharan alleged that his convoy was attacked by Trinamool...

Local trains suspended in Bengal, Mamata announces curbs

Kolkata, May 5 | In an effort to control the raging pandemic in the state, the West Bengal government announced to suspend movement of...

Modi congratulates Mamata after she takes oath as Bengal CM

New Delhi, May 5 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on taking oath as West Bengal Chief...

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as Bengal CM 3rd time

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, May 5 | Mamata Banerjee after taking her oath as West Bengal CM for the third consecutive time in an...

Plea in SC seeks President’s rule in Bengal amid post-poll violence

New Delhi, May 4 | A petition has been moved in the Supreme Court alleging that the constitutional machinery in West Bengal has broken...

Bengal BJP leader slams leadership for giving tickets to film, TV...

New Delhi, May 4 | Former Governor of Meghalaya and Tripura and senior West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tathagata Roy on Tuesday...

RSS’ ‘mixed feelings’ over BJP’s Bengal poll debacle

Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, May 4 | The RSS wants the BJP leadership to do a 'thorough introspection' over the landslide victory secured by the Trinamool...

MHA seeks report from Bengal govt on post-poll violence

New Delhi, May 3 | The Union Home Ministry on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the post election violence...

K’taka Cong terms Kerala, Bengal poll results ‘gamechanger’

Bengaluru, May 3 | Buoyed by the victory of the Congress and the DMK alliance in Tamil Nadu, and Trinamool Congress retaining power in...

Yediyurappa hails BJP’s good show in Bengal

Bengaluru, May 3 | Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Sunday that BJP's performance in West Bengal Assembly elections shows that people's faith...

Three of five BJP MPs bite the dust in Bengal

Kolkata, May 3 | While the Trinamool Congress is close to attaining a three-fourth majority in the Assembly elections in West Bengal, three of...

Trinamool turncoats fail to lift BJP in Bengal

Kolkata, May 2 | The Trinamool Congress is poised to retain power in West Bengal for a third straight term, especially after the chances...

Maharashtra leaders hail Mamata’s victory, say ‘Bengal rocks’

Mumbai, May 2 | Top political leaders in Maharashtra hailed the impending victory of the ruling Trinamool Congress in the West Bengal Assembly elections,...

‘West Bengal results show people rejected BJP’s politics of polarization’

New Delhi, May 2 | The West Bengal Assembly poll results show that people of the state have rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party's attempt...

Early trends show TMC edge over BJP in Bengal

Kolkata, May 2 | The early trends in the West Bengal assembly polls show that though chief minister Mamata Banerjee is trailing behind BJP's...

Bengal announces partial lockdown amid Covid surge

Kolkata, April 30 | Considering the uncontrolled rise in the number of Covid cases in the state, the West Bengal government on Friday decided...

BJP confident of forming govt in Bengal by winning 200+ seats

New Delhi, April 30 | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has claimed that the party would form the next government in West Bengal by...

BJP to grab Trinamool, Left strongholds in Bengal

New Delhi, April 29 | The BJP led-NDA is set grab the strongholds of Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress and the Left in West Bengal...

BJP gaining votes across Bengal, shows exit poll

New Delhi, April 29 | The BJP may not form the government in West Bengal, but the party has made its presence felt by...

Exit poll projections for Bengal on expected lines: Salman Khurshid

New Delhi, April 29 | The exit poll findings released on Thursday dont look very exciting for the Congress, as except in Tamil Nadu,...

Mamata set to retain Bengal, DMK clear winner in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, April 29 | The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress looks poised to retain power in West Bengal, while the DMK led by M.K....

Trinamool poised to make comeback in Bengal for third time

New Delhi, April 29 | It that seems the BJP, despite putting all its resources in the high stake West Bengal Assembly polls,...

High turnout in 1st 2 hours of Bengal last phase

Kolkata, April 29 | Braving heat and Covid-19, people came out in large numbers to exercise...

Stage set for final phase of polling in Bengal

Kolkata, April 28 | The month-long eight-phase Assembly elections in West Bengal, which began on March 27, will come to an end on Thursday...

Powerful quake hits Assam, tremors across northeast and Bengal (Ld)

Guwahati, April 28 | A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Assam, other northeastern states and adjoining North Bengal while nine...

Powerful quake hits Assam, tremors across northeast, Bengal

Guwahati, April 28 | A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and other parts...

7th phase of polls end peacefully in Bengal, turnout 75.06% (Roundup)

Kolkata, April 26 | The penultimate phase of the eight-phase Assembly elections in West Bengal spanning across five districts with 11,376 polling stations...

17.95% polling recorded in first 3 hrs in Bengal

Kolkata, April 26 | Heavy polling was recorded in the first three hours in the seventh phase of Bengal Assembly...

PM appeals to Bengal voters to cast vote following Covid norms

New Delhi, April 26 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people of West Bengal to use their franchise for state assembly polls...

Bengal heads for penultimate phase of polling

Kolkata, April 25 | West Bengal is going for the last but one round of polling of the eight-phase elections on Monday where 34...

EC directs district bodies to take action for breach of Covid...

Kolkata, April 24 | The Election Commission of India has expressed concern over the lackadaisical attitude of the district administrations in implementing the Covid...

Mamata accuses Centre of diverting oxygen supply from Bengal (Ld correcting...

Kolkata, April 23 | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the Central government of diverting the oxygen supply meant for Bengal...

Phalodi betting market predicts 170 seats for BJP in Bengal

Archana SharmaJaipur, April 23 | At a time when the nation is fighting a tough battle with second wave of COVID pandemic and opposition...

Tea crop prospect looks bleak in Assam, Bengal: Industry body

Guwahati, April 22 | The crop prospect in the current season for the tea industry in Assam and West Bengal looks bleak due to...

To review Covid situation, PM cancels Bengal visit on Friday (Lead)

New Delhi, April 22 | Expressing concerned at the continuous increase in Covid cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced...

PM cancels Bengal rally, to take stock of Covid situation

New Delhi, April 22 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his rally in poll battleground West Bengal slated on Friday in view of...

70.42% polling recorded till 3 p.m. in Bengal

Kolkata, April 22 | In a relatively peaceful polling in the sixth phase when people of 43 constituencies across four districts of West Bengal...

17.19% polling recorded in first 2 hrs in Bengal

Kolkata, April 22 | In a relatively peaceful polling in the sixth phase when people of 43 constituencies across four districts of West Bengal...

West Bengal gears up for sixth phase of polls

Kolkata, April 22 | The eight-phase election in West Bengal is virtually coming to an end with 43 constituencies spread across four districts going...

Rs 100 crore up In Bengal poll air

Subir BhaumikKolkata, April 21 | West Bengal is reeling under an acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines amidst a dreary long eight-phase assembly election,...

Bengal has opportunity to speak for the country: Chidambaram

New Delhi, April 21 | Ahead of the sixth phase of polling in West Bengal, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said that...

EC to deploy 779 companies of central forces for 6th phase...

Kolkata, April 20 | The Election Commission has decided to deploy 779 companies of central forces for the sixth phase of Assembly elections in...

BJP to hold small public meeting in the remaining phase of...

New Delhi, April 19 | Concerned with the rising case of Covid, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday decided not to hold...

Business

UN report predicts stronger world economic growth

United Nations, May 12 | A UN report has revised up the world economic growth as a result of robust rebounds in China and...