As TMC goes for the kill, BJP faces tough challenge in retaining two seats vacated by sitting Lok Sabha MPs
Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.
Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.
The Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata modelled on the pattern of world tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’ drew crowds towards it, sparking Covid-19 fears.
The BJP list of campaigners includes names of Union minister Smriti Irani and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma as heavyweights from outside the state.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee emerged victorious in the recently concluded by-polls in the state.
This decision to lift the night curfew is not merely to address West Bengal’s pandal-hoppers but also directed at the Bengalis of Tripura, political observers felt.
The polling for by-polls is underway in West Bengal’s three constituencies, including Bhawanipur from where the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.
Passing the order, the bench said there is a need to have a defined policy to guide on all issues so that there is no arbitrary exercise of power.
The BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly assaulted by TMC workers, during Bhabanipur bypoll campaign.
The officials in the state administration said lateral entry would be done for the posts including special secretary and joint secretaries.
By-elections on the Bhabanipur assembly seat in West Bengal was challenged in the Calcutta High Court but it was dismissed on Tuesday. TMC's Mamata Banerjee is set to go against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal in the elections there.
The BJP’s national vice president Dilip Ghosh alleged he was pushed by TMC workers, while he was campaigning for the party’s candidate in Bhabanipur.
West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee minced no words in criticising BJP, a day after it wasn’t allowed to attend the Global Peace Meet in Rome.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with renowned world leaders and religious heads was invited to Global Peace Conference in Rome.
The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.
The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.PTI Photo
A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.PTI Photo
Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.PTI Photo
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...PTI Photo
A woman buys bangles on the eve of 'Karva Chauth' festival in Patiala.PTI Photo
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