Arshad Ali


World robotic olympiad 2016: 245 student teams present ideas on managing, recycling waste with robots
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

he championship has been jointly organised by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) and India STEM Foundation.

Land regained, Mamata Banerjee hands over 103 acres to 298 farmers in Singur
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Farming set to resume after a decade, land handover deadline November 10

At ground zero: Mamata recites poem, ministers and leaders sing
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

After a round of speeches from Mamata and other ministers, a cultural programme began with the recitation of ‘Mati’ — a poem penned by Mamata herself.

VHP ‘likely’ to burn Chinese products ahead of Diwali in Kolkata
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

The boycott of Chinese products comes in wake of China’s support for Pakistan post the Uri terror attack which killed 19 soldiers.

West Bengal a peace-loving state, not expecting trouble with Ae Dil Hai Mushkil release: Film distributors
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Less than a week ago, West Bengal VHP leaders had said that they would protest against the release of the film.

Communal Clashes: Trinamool, BJP playing fixed match, says Congress
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

State unit chief Adhir Chowdhury claimed that Bengal had always remained peaceful and blamed the two parties for the communal clashes being reported from different parts of the state.

West Bengal: Ex-CPM leader Lakshman Seth wants to join BJP, party divided
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Party insiders said the state BJP leadership was divided on Seth’s induction.

VHP to protest against Aamir, Fawad Khan films
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

“The VHP is a part of the Sangh ‘parivar’ so if they are protesting against something, which is anti-national and are asking for our support, we might lend it,” a senior RSS leader told The Indian Express.

Dilip Ghosh felicitates Roopa Ganguly, his predecessor not invited to event
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Sources said Rahul was reportedly unhappy with Ganguly being nominated to the Rajya Sabha, as he thought “there were other senior leaders from Bengal who were far more politically qualified for the post”.

Government nominates Roopa Ganguly to Rajya Sabha
Wed, Oct 05, 2016

Speaking to The Indian Express, Ganguly, said, “I take it as more of a responsibility than a feather in my cap.”

Kolkata: Deshapriya Park puja to be more ‘crowd-friendly’ than last year
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Organisers say they learnt a lesson from last year’s stampede-like situation; engage 120 volunteers to streamline vehicular and crowd movement

Congress vs Trinamool Congress: What next for Dr Manas Bhunia?
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Dr Bhunia, on being asked if he had officially joined the TMC or if he had resigned from the Congress party, restricted his response saying he had come under the umbrella of the TMC which he thought was the 'Real Congress'.

Manas Bhunia joins TMC, dubs it as ‘real Congress’
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Along with Bhunia, several others too joined Trinamool.

Year after plan given to PWD, Writers Building’s repairs yet to begin
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

The work had been assigned to the department of architecture at Jadavpur University.

Trinamool set to take over Berhampore Municipality today; 15 expected to jump ship
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

AT least 15 Congress councillors from Berhampore Municipality in Murshidabad are set to join Trinamool Congress on Saturday, helping the ruling party take control of the civic body.

Congress, CPM hint at contesting college elections together in Kolkata
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

In JNU, the SFI-AISA alliance beat the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), BJP’s student wing, by a comfortable margin.

Top government officials skip meet on PMAY in Kolkata
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

West Bengal way behind other states in implementing central housing scheme, points out NHB.

Mother Teresa canonised as Saint
Mon, Sep 05, 2016

At Mother House in Kolkata, nuns cheer, ring bells, throw open doors to visitors all day

Canonisation in Vatican, Kolkata comes alive for Mother Teresa
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

Gautam Lewis, who was rescued by Mother Teresa after being abandoned as a child suffering from polio, is set to release a song, ‘Mora Gaang’, dedicated to her.

Trade union strike today: Once a ‘street fighter’, Mamata Banerjee now plans to bring law against bandhs
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

“There will be no bandh in Bengal” and warned of strong action against those who disrupt public life, said Mamata Banerjee on Thursday.

Left-backed Trade union strike to clash with ‘Singur Divas’
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

“It is up to the people. The administration should only ensure that no one is forced to go for or against the bandh,” said CPM leader Rabin Deb

Singur cheers one victory, another fight goes on
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

“It is a big win, thanks to our relentless struggle for the last 10 years led by Mamata Banerjee," said Tapasi Malik's father, Manoranjan Malik.

Land acquisition verdict: Singur cheers one victory, another fight goes on
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

The wound of my daughter’s death has remained fresh as I have had to narrate it thousands of times, says Tapasi Malik’s father.

Islam is misinterpreted to youngsters who are brainwashed into terror activities, says Acharya Gopal Chandra Khatri
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Khatri also alleged that politicians were using this opportunity to create communal divide for their own interest.

Another dengue death in Kolkata, toll rises to 23
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Private hospitals have been asked to keep the state health department updated on the number of patients they are receiving.

Defection in Murshidabad Zila Parishad: Adhir Chowdhury calls for joint control of Cong bastion
Thu, Aug 18, 2016

In the four-hour meeting on Wednesday, which was attended by 41 elected members of the zila parishad, it was unanimously decided that both parties would jointly control the Murshidabad zila parishad.

Alipore jail women inmates to run coffee outlet
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

While the showroom will display items like textiles, utensils, garments, showpieces and food items, there will be bread, biscuits and other confectionary items at the coffee shop.

Who is our PM? It’s Mamata Banerjee: state Finance Minister Amit Mitra tells school students
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

Sources said Mamata Banerjee was unwell and thus did not attend the meet.

Narada tapes: Forensic report gives Opposition ammo to target ‘tainted’ in Trinamool
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Congress MLA and leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan said the party was waiting for the Calcutta High Court order, and was sure that justice would prevail and the offenders would be punished.

Man arrested for trying to export beef worth Rs 1.2 crore
Mon, Aug 08, 2016

Ankit Kapoor, owner of Global Foods International, which exports frozen meat and seafood, was arrested in the second week of July.

Malda tech institute: 3 agitating students fall ill, classes suspended
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

The notice comes after three students, who had been on a hunger strike demanding affiliation to computer science and civil engineering courses, fell sick and had to be hospitalised during the last three days.

Mamata Banerjee government drops ‘West’ from Bengal, to pick from Bangla & Banga
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Assembly to pass resolution, which will have to be approved by Parliament

West Bengal may be renamed as ‘Bengal’
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Earlier, the state government had sent a proposal to the Centre for renaming West Bengal as "Paschim Bango", but that never got the green signal.

One year after Indo-Bangla enclaves exchange, dwellers complain about state govt’s apathy
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

There were 14,856 residents of Bangladesh enclaves in India and the 921 Indians who have come over from across the borders.

PAC chairman Manas Bhunia meets Rahul Gandhi, C P Joshi to defend himself
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Congress sources said that senior AICC leaders had decided to convene a meeting in New Delhi to resolve the logjam.

Congress, CPM mull legal action against their MLAs who joined Trinamool
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

The Opposition leaders said they were consulting legal experts on how to cancel the memberships of the two MLAs, as well as conduct a repoll at their constituencies.