West Bengal

CBI had received secret information in this regard on Thursday. Based on that, the team searched the premises of two chartered accountants in Kolkata in connection with the case.

In a fillip to the West Bengal unit of the BJP ahead of the 2021 assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to the state from November 5 to take stock of the party's organisational matters, sources said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Durga Puja pandal with the people of West Bengal on Thursday. PM Modi joined the event virtually through video conferencing.

 A low pressure area, the third in a month, formed over the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday and it is expected to bring heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal in the next three days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

A BJP worker in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district was allegedly attacked by ruling Trinamool Congress activists and he succumbed to his injuries, leaders of the saffron party said on Tuesday.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday took out a rally in the city in protest against the Hathras gang rape case in Uttar Pradesh.

 Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday raised the issue of West Bengal's financial dues from the Centre during a video conference on the pandemic and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that the Centre issues guidelines on "which vaccine (medicine) to be procured and used to fight the COVID-19 pandemic".

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked the Centre to clear all financial dues of the state to help it fight the COVID-19 pandemic effectively.