Former union minister Babul Supriyo joins team Mamata

Kolkata: Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joined Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, two months after he was asked to resign as junior minister in the Environment Ministry and a month after saying he won't join any...

BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal to take on Mamata in Bhowanipore

Kolkata: The BJP has fielded high court lawyer Priyanka Tibrewal against chief minister Mamata Banerjee in the Bhowanipore assembly by-poll. Tibrewal’s claim to prominence is her consistent legal role to bring to book culprits of post-poll violence...

Cyclone 'Yaas', packing winds of up to 130-145 kmph, battered India's eastern coasts on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain, damaging houses and farmlands, and leaving at least four persons dead - three in Odisha and one in Bengal - officials said

Amid charges and counter-charge, a four-member team of the Union home ministry visited Bengal last week to assess the situation in the state amid allegations of post-poll violence. The visit came three days after a home ministry letter to the...



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