Nur Nabi Mondal (40) of Babu Para village in Murshidabad had severe cough and body pain, typical COVID symptoms. His wife’s immediate concern was to provide him the right medical assistance, which was available at a primary healthcare centre some 10 kilometres away.
After sweeping the recent assembly elections and eliminating the possibility of a saffron surge in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress now plans to look beyond the state.
Speaking to reporters at a press conference on Monday (June 8), TMC general secretary Abhishek Banerjee said that the party plans to branch out across the country with a primar...
Mamata chaired a virtual meeting of Trinamool leaders on Saturday. It was attended by all MLAs elected to the assembly in the recently held election. Prashant Kishor, who masterminded the Trinamool’s win, was also present
Taking serious note of the breaches, Banerjee criticised two former ministerial colleagues who have now switched over to the BJP, and advised the department to go for a nature-based solution to deal with the problem
After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stole a march over the Centre on Monday (May 31) evening in the ongoing bitter row over the Chief Secretary's transfer by appointing him as her Chief Advisor, the ball dropped back into the Centre’s court.
In a sensational move, West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay retired as Chief Secretary on Monday (May 31) evening, openly defying the Centre's diktat. In what can be called a political masterstroke, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has appointed Bandyopadhyay as Chief Adviser to the West Bengal government for three years. According to reports, HK Dwivedi has taken over as the new Chief Secretary.
Mamata and Modi’s brief 15-minute meeting at the airbase was their first since the April-May assembly election in West Bengal, which Mamata’s Trinamool won. They last met face-to-face on January 23, at Kolkata’s Victoria Memorial, to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose. On that evening, a furious Mamata walked off-stage after BJP supporters interrupted her speech with chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’
Taking a cue from anomalies spotted in providing compensation in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan last year, the West Bengal government has reversed the process of relief distribution to people affected by Cyclone Yaas.
The Home Ministry has given Y-plus category security under the Central Reserve Police Force to Lok Sabha MPs Sisir Kumar Adhikari and Dibyendu Adhikari. They will be protected by a personal security officer each and 11 armed policemen, including commandos, according to the security protocol.
An MP from Kanthi Lok Sabha seat, Sisir Kumar Adhikari...
Critics have slammed the CBI action against Trinamool leaders as partisan and ill-timed; even party insiders say it reeks of vindictiveness as the party high-command smarts from the humiliating Assembly poll defeat
Kolkata: About a dozen BJP legislators have shunned the central security cover, virtually negating the assessment of the law-and-order situation in the state by their party-led government at the Centre.
They were provided the cover of the central paramilitary forces as the BJP-led government at the Centre has been trying to build a strong case of alleged...
The arrest of two senior West Bengal ministers, a sitting Trinamool Congress (TMC) legislator and a former Kolkata mayor in Narada sting operation case by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday (May 17) has snowballed into a controversy with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee insisting that she too be arrested.
The four -- Panchayat ministe...
Days after BJP leader and party candidate from Tarakeswar, Swapan Dasgupta, lodged a police complaint against political violence in West Bengal, the Centre on Monday (May 10) provided central security for all 77 newly-elected MLAs of BJP.
Banerjee, sworn in as chief minister on Wednesday, pointed to the increasing consumption of oxygen in the state and said demand had already gone up to 470 metric tonnes per day, and was expected to rise to 550 MT
The "Kailash-Dilip-Shiv-Arvind (KDSA) foursome" sitting in West Bengal BJP headquarters gave party tickets to “incoming garbage from Trinamool", he said, calling them “a substandard, uninspired, mercenary bunch of people with no political insight”
Post-poll violence in West Bengal continues unabated as Union minister V Muraleedharan on Thursday (May 6) said his convoy was attacked, allegedly by Trinamool Congress members, during a visit to the state.
Kolkata: In the end, the Trinamool Congress’ win was much easier than predicted but tougher days await Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The 66-year-old firebrand leader was sworn in as Chief Minister for the third consecutive time on Wednesday (May 5).
The biggest and immediate challenges for her government will be: tackling the deadly second wave of COVI...