Watch: West Bengal Politics - Why This Killer Rage?
Jul 11, 2014
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Jul 2, 2014
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
The mother of graphic designer Rizwanur Rehman, whose mysterious death in 2007 had created a political furor, Kishwar Jahan today demanded justice from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after a police officer linked to the case was given a c...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called up newly-appointed governor Kesari Nath Tripathi.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
In her first trip to a foreign country after assuming charge as the Chief Minister of West Bengal in May 2011, Mamata Banerjee would visit Singapore with a business delegation to attract investments for the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
Defending the agitation by Trinamool Congress MPs in Parliament over the Railway budget, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that they were only exercising their democratic rights to protest against 'deprivation' of Bengal.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday July 9, 2014
After the Speaker's short tutorial, Trinamool leader Kalyan Banerjee, who had questioned her impartiality, apologized for "hurting the sentiments of the chair."
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Describing the altercation between the BJP and Trinamool Congress Members (TMC) in the Lok Sabha today as 'unfortunate', Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said she was 'disgusted' at the "language used against her party's woman MPs".
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Former Railway Ministers were not on the same track as incumbent Sadananda Gowda today, calling the Rail Budget "pro-rich" and a "Modi gadget" which has nothing new to offer.
India | Agencies | Tuesday July 8, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the central government of neglecting her state in the railway budget.
Tuesday July 8, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the Centre for "depriving" the state in the Railway Budget.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 4, 2014
With the media continuing to highlight the nationwide outrage over Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament Tapas Pal's rape threat, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused her detractors of carrying out a campaign of "canards a...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 3, 2014
Amid a massive controversy over its MP Tapas Pal's threat to get rival party supporters raped, the Trinamool Congress today decided not to take any action and "accepted" his apology, saying it was in the right spirit. The party's decision to spare M...
Written by Ishita Blaggan | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Mr Pal, who received a Filmfare Award for his role in the 1980 movie Saheb, has featured in several Bengali films such as Dadar Kirti, Bhalobasa Bhalobasa, Pathbola and Khiladi.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Amid huge outrage over remarks made by its controversial MP Tapas Pal, the Trinamool Congress will take a decision on his fate today. On hazy footage aired by local TV channels, Mr Pal, a two-term MP, has been caught making shocking comments on rape.
Opinion | Subhashini Ali | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Left's Subhashini Ali on the threat to "rape and kill".
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Soon after Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal issued a letter of apology on Tuesday for his shocking comment on rape caught on camera, a second video recording was aired by Bengali news channels in which he is seen asking party supporters to slit the th...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Mamata Banerjee, reportedly "anguished" at the shocking comments on rape made by her party's MP Tapas Pal, this evening said he would have to "apologise in public", but also said, "What do you want me to do about him, kill him?
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday July 1, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today termed the insensitive comments by her party leader Tapas Pal as a "big blunder" and added that he had been cautioned by the party.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Tapas Pal, the Trinamool Congress MP whose shocking comments on rape have caused widespread outrage, has written a letter of what his party calls an "unconditional apology."
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday July 1, 2014
As a storm rages over Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul's shocking comment on rape, another leader from Mamata Banerjee's party has been caught on camera asking workers to kill intruders in their homes.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Slamming TMC MP Tapas Pal's controversial comments allegedly threatening to kill CPI(M) workers and have their women raped, the BJP today demanded that the leader be put "behind bars", saying he has "no right" to be in any political party.