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TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari

LoP, Other BJP Leaders Detained During Protest March To Bengal Secretariat

BJP MP Locket Chatterjee and party leader Rahul Sinha were also detained and whisked away in a prison van. They were stopped in front of police training school at the approach to the Second Hooghly Bridge near the...

13 September 2022

Bengal Civic Polls : Mamata Thanks People For Massive TMC Victory, Says Allegations Of Violence Was Media Overhype

The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday steamrolled the entire opposition in the civic election, 11 months after its landslide victory in the state poll, bagging 102 of the 108 municipalities in the state.


TMC Decimates Opposition In Bengal Civic Polls, Wins 102 Of 108 Municipalities

At least four municipalities – Beldanga in Murshidabad, Jhalda in Purulia, Champdani in Hooghly and Egra in Purba Medinipur district – are hung, with no party securing a clear majority.


Jagdeep Dhankar.

Bengal Speaker Flays Governor For “Sitting” Over Bill To Bifurcate Howrah Civic Body

"The governor is sitting over it (the bill)... people residing in the area have not been getting proper civic services," the speaker told the reporters.

26 May 2022

Left Regaining Significance In Bengal's Electoral Scenario, Claims CPI(M)

The Left Front secured Taherpur Municipality in Nadia district. More than 100 of the civic bodies were won by the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress. The BJP did not win any municipality.


West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar Addressing The Press In Raj Bhavan

Dhankar Calls Procedure For Summoning WB Assembly 'Flawed'

The chief secretary was asked to apprise the governor personally regarding the "flawed procedure" at the earliest, so that consideration of the issue is not delayed, the press release said.     

01 March 2022

Bengal Guv Summons Assembly At 2 PM On Mar 7 After Fresh Cabinet Proposal

An imbroglio over the timing started after Dhankhar had on February 24 summoned the assembly at 2 am on March 7 on the basis of a proposal by the Mamata Banerjee cabinet, which was later clarified as a typographical error.

03 March 2022

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WB Guv Sticks To Stand On Assembly Session At 2 AM

Chief Secretary H K Dwivedi had written to the governor, who convenes an Assembly session, on February 24 stating that the state cabinet's recommendation letter mentioning 2 am as the time for summoning the assembly was an...

26 February 2022

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25 February 2022
West Bengal Guv Refuses To Reschedule Summoning Of Assembly From 2 AM To 2 PM

West Bengal Guv Refuses To Reschedule Summoning Of Assembly From 2 AM To 2 PM

Saying that a history of sorts was in the making, the governor on Thursday summoned the state assembly at the unusual time of 2 am on March 7.


24 February 2022
Bengal Guv Summons Assembly Session At 2 AM On March 7

Bengal Guv Summons Assembly Session At 2 AM On March 7

West Bengal speaker commenting on the timing said the letter sent to the Governor may have had a "typographical error".


19 February 2022
Bengal Guv Returns Recommendation For Convening Assembly Session, Says Norms Not Followed

Bengal Guv Returns Recommendation For Convening Assembly Session, Says Norms Not Followed

Dhankhar took to Twitter to inform that he returned the file as the recommendation was not made by the state cabinet as was the norm.


08 February 2022
Bengal Post-Poll Violence: CBI Arrests 3 More Accused

Bengal Post-Poll Violence: CBI Arrests 3 More Accused

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that they have arrested three accused in an ongoing investigation in connection with post-poll...


29 January 2022
Hearing In Mukul Roy Disqualification Case Gets Over In Assembly

Hearing In Mukul Roy Disqualification Case Gets Over In Assembly

The submission from Roy's side has ended and his lawyers argued that he is still with the BJP, while the saffron party presented its closing arguments.


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20 January 2022
Devout Hindus In UP Will Reject Mamata: Adhikari

Devout Hindus In UP Will Reject Mamata: Adhikari

Adhikari rose rapidly through the TMC ranks and was considered close to the chief minister.


20 November 2021
West Bengal Governor Writes To Speaker Seeking Assembly Proceedings On BSF-Linked Resolution

West Bengal Governor Writes To Speaker Seeking Assembly Proceedings On BSF-Linked Resolution

The West Bengal Assembly had on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF"s jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km from the...


17 November 2021
West Bengal Assembly Moves Privilege Motion Against CBI and ED For Allegedly Lowering Dignity Of Chair

West Bengal Assembly Moves Privilege Motion Against CBI and ED For Allegedly Lowering Dignity Of Chair

TMC MLA and minister Tapas Roy said that three ruling party legislators were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) earlier this year but...


30 September 2021
Bengal By-polls: 36% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Mamata To Vote Soon

Bengal By-polls: 36% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Mamata To Vote Soon

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...


28 September 2021
Mamata Contesting Bypoll Won’t Be Cancelled: Calcutta HC

Mamata Contesting Bypoll Won’t Be Cancelled: Calcutta HC

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...


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