All intra-state local trains, intra-state bus services, Metro Railway and inland water transport will remain closed except for staff special trains for movement of essential services personnel.
Several other TMC turncoats, including former MLAs Sonali Guha and Dipendu Biswas, have appealed to Banerjee to take them back under her wings, following the BJP's drubbing in the Assembly elections.
Cyclone Yaas has converted into a Severe Cyclonic Storm and likely to make landfall by noon on May 26. NDRF teams are on standby for relief and rescue operations.
Mukul Roy along with his son Subhranshu Roy was welcomed back to the TMC by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other senior leaders. He had joined the BJP back in 2017.
Hitting out at the law and order situation in the state, the BJP leader claimed that the incident happened in front of the police. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar also blamed police inaction for the incident.
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) election manifesto had promised to increase the annual financial aid to farmers from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000 under the Krishak Bandhu scheme.
Several TMC turncoats including former MLAs Sonali Guha and Dipendu Biswas have come forward and expressed their willingness to rejoin the Mamata Banerjee camp.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has noted that in multi-dose vials there might be a difference between the number of doses “that can be withdrawn” and the number of doses that are stated on the label of the vial.
The saffron party could see a reverse swing in Bengal even as workers quit in droves in Gujarat and dissent brews in Uttar Pradesh.
Cyclone-battered islanders are bearing the brunt of climate change effects with loss of livelihoods
After quitting the TMC in January, Banerjee had said that he was forced to do so after facing humiliation at the hands of some in the party for airing grievances over their style of functioning.
Mamata Banerjee after being sworn in as the Chief Minister for the third time on May 5 claimed that clashes were taking place in those areas where the BJP had won the elections.
Banerjee criticised the BJP over its 'nepotism' allegation and stated that he would resign from the party if the Parliament passes a bill permitting only one person from every family to join politics.
West Bengal Opposition leader in the Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari is also scheduled to meet PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
From Punjab to Karnataka and West Bengal politicking gains steam with dissent and elections on the anvil. Here is a round-up
In a major reshuffle, the TMC on Saturday appointed MP Abhishek Banerjee as the party's national general secretary. The Diamond Harbour MP is the nephew of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mohua Maitra said the situation in West Bengal would improve if Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar returned to Delhi and found "another job" for himself.
Abhishek Banerjee, who is often referred to as the possible successor of Mamata Banerjee has been made all-India general secretary, considered as the number two position in the party.
Despite hardships, Churki Hansda is saving lives of people in the village that banished her family by delivering oxygen concentrators and cylinders.