Aritra Singha

Kolkata Correspondent

Stories By Aritra Singha

TMC MLA Rajib Banerjee talks to the media after resigning as West Bengal Forest Minister, outside the Raj Bhawan in Kolkata, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

West Bengal: Fresh trouble brewing for TMC as minister Rajib Banerjee quits Mamata's cabinet

Talking to the media after tendering his resignation to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Rajib said that he was being mentally harassed by few ...Read More

West Bengal: Election Commission holds review meetings with political leaders

West Bengal: Election Commission holds review meetings with political leaders

Kolkata: On the second day visit in West Bengal, the full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI) held review meetings with leade...Read More

West Bengal: Factional feud in BJP, leaders claim TMC’s ploy

West Bengal: Factional feud in BJP, leaders claim TMC’s ploy

Kolkata: In two different incidents, internal feud of the BJP was seen in Burdwan and Asansol.On one side the BJP cadres claimed that the...Read More

West Bengal: Abhishek Banerjee sends legal notice to Suvendu Adhikari seeking 'unconditional apology'

West Bengal: Abhishek Banerjee sends legal notice to Suvendu Adhikari seeking 'unconditional apology'

Kolkata: Abhishek Banerjee, TMC MP and nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Thursday sent legal notice to newly defected BJP lead...Read More

10,000 rupees, 20 lakh cycles to students; land pattas to refugees: WB CM Mamata Banerjee announces ahead of assembly polls

10,000 rupees, 20 lakh cycles to students; land pattas to refugees: WB CM Mamata Banerjee announces ahead of assembly polls

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a virtual meeting with students across the state and announced that she will give 10,000 rup...Read More

West Bengal: Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui forms new political party 'Indian Secular Front' ahead of assembly polls

West Bengal: Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui forms new political party 'Indian Secular Front' ahead of assembly polls

According to poll analysts, by the invent of this new political party especially being head by a Muslim, it will give a tough fight for t...Read More

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West Bengal: Defection from TMC continues; senior leader Arindam Bhattacharya joins BJP ahead of assembly polls

According to sources, Bhattacharya defected to the BJP as he had news that he would be replaced by his rival Ajay Dey from his constituen...Read More

West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari takes up responsibility to ensure BJP's win from Nandigram

West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari takes up responsibility to ensure BJP's win from Nandigram

Notably, addressing a rally at Nandigram, Mamata on January 18 declared that she will contest the assembly election from Nandigram.

Full bench of Central Election Commission visits Kolkata, takes stock of situation ahead of WB assembly polls

Full bench of Central Election Commission visits Kolkata, takes stock of situation ahead of WB assembly polls

On January 22, the commission will meet chief secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay, home secretary HK Dwivedi, director general of police Virend...Read More

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West Bengal: Both BJP, TMC cry foul over 'violent slogans' in respective election rallies

BJP West Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh said that the TMC is synonymous to violence and their chants echo the same.

West Bengal: Contention over national holiday on Netaji's birth anniversary — TMC, Forward Bloc want 'Desh Prem Diwas' on January 23

West Bengal: Contention over national holiday on Netaji's birth anniversary — TMC, Forward Bloc want 'Desh Prem Diwas' on January 23

BJP has marked Tuesday for the official celebration of 'Parakram Diwas'.

BJP cadres don Trinamool's disguise and spread violence: West Bengal minister

BJP cadres don Trinamool's disguise and spread violence: West Bengal minister

West Bengal Power Minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay alleged that the BJP was attacking its own rallies, just to malign the ruling TMC.

'BJP is like venomous snake': Mamata Banerjee urges people to reject the saffron camp in West Bengal Elections

'BJP is like venomous snake': Mamata Banerjee urges people to reject the saffron camp in West Bengal Elections

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that BJP is more dangerous than the Maoists and also the Left Front, Congress ...Read More

Mamata will lose by a bigger margin in Nandigram, keep 'former CM' tag ready: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari

Mamata will lose by a bigger margin in Nandigram, keep 'former CM' tag ready: BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari

Suvendu said that he would also give Mamata the award for ‘Bengal’s best liar’.

People of Nandigram will turn away from Mamata Banerjee, says former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee

People of Nandigram will turn away from Mamata Banerjee, says former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee

He claimed that the people of Nandigram will not vote for the ruling Trinamool Congress.

(L to R) State BJP Vice President Bharati Ghosh, West Bengal Minister Debosree Chowdhury, State Party President Dilip Ghosh, and BJP leader Suvendu Adhikary wave at party activists during a roadshow from Tollygunge tram depot to Rashbehari at South Kolkata, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.

West Bengal: BJP cries foul over attack on Suvendu Adhikari's rally, TMC hits back

Suvendu claimed that such untoward incidents clearly show that there is no ‘law and order in West Bengal’.

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee to contest both Nandigram and Bhawanipore constituencies in upcoming state polls

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee to contest both Nandigram and Bhawanipore constituencies in upcoming state polls

Addressing a public meeting at Nandigram, the TMC supremo without naming anyone challenged the BJP to defeat her from the constituency.

West Bengal: War of words over COVID-19 vaccine continues between BJP, TMC

West Bengal: War of words over COVID-19 vaccine continues between BJP, TMC

BJP central leader and West Bengal observer Kailash Vijayvargiya alleged that even after conducting several scams, the ruling Trinamool C...Read More

Kolkata: Left Front Chairman Biman Bose (R) with Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (L) addresses a press conference after their meeting ahead of the West Bengal Assembly elections, in Kolkata, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021.

West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021: Left Front not happy with Congress’ seat sharing proposal

Kolkata: In the run up to the upcoming assembly polls in West Bengal, the Left Front and the Congress alliance had a closed door seat sha...Read More

West Bengal: Satabdi Roy appointed TMC's state unit vice-president; Jitendra Tiwari axed from district president post of East Burdwan

West Bengal: Satabdi Roy appointed TMC's state unit vice-president; Jitendra Tiwari axed from district president post of East Burdwan

Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy on Sunday was declared as the vice-president of the party. Roy who has been showing...Read More

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