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...

In the poll-bound states of Assam and West Bengal, the high-decibel electioneering campaign for the second phase of assembly elections reached peak before its conclusion on Tuesday. Most of the leaders focussed on trials of strength through...

The friction between Trinamool Congress and BJP in Nandigram escalated into violence last week, leaving several party functionaries on both sides injured and prompting the administration to rush additional security forces to potential flashpoints...

Yashwant Sinha, former Union Finance Minister under Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, joined the Trinamool Congress weeks ahead of the West Bengal Assembly election. The 83-year-old had quit his earlier party, the BJP, in 2018. 



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