June 12, 2016 9:07 pm
According to a notification by the West Bengal government’s department of health and family welfare, the new committee has Baranagar TMC MLA Tapas Roy as its new chairman.
May 19, 2016 9:17 pm
It wasn't until late in the evening that it became clear that Mitra lost to CPI(M)'s Manash Mukherjee with a margin of 4,198 votes.
April 26, 2016 9:49 pm
Arrested by CBI in December 2014, the former state Transport and Sports Minister is contesting polls from his constituency of Kamarhati.
April 25, 2016 1:59 pm
Madan Mitra is not the first candidate in the West Bengal state assembly poll to have faced the contest from behind bars.
April 24, 2016 4:16 pm
Election Commission sources confirmed that Mitra, who is presently lodged in Alipore jail in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, will not be allowed to exercise his franchise.
March 18, 2016 3:02 am
Prominent among those in the second list is former state BJP president Rahul Sinha, who is now a national secretary. He will contest from Jorasanko in Kolkata.
March 05, 2016 12:00 am
Mitra, had fought on a TMC ticket, and won from Kamarhati Assembly constituency in 2011, receiving 57.96 % of the votes, after defeating Manas Mukhopadhyay of CPI(M) who had finished second with 38.9% of the votes.
November 24, 2015 12:21 am
Mitra is the fourth senior Trinamool leader arrested in the scam, after Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose, suspended MP Kunal Ghosh and Rajat Majumdar.
November 21, 2015 12:59 am
The Trinamool Congress leader, whose counsel’s request that he be treated as a Division-I prisoner was granted by the court, has been given some of the best blankets and linen for his stay at the central jail.
November 20, 2015 12:48 am
HC order will lay to rest rumours of ‘match-fixing ‘ with TMC, says BJP.