Sunday, May 03, 2015



If polls were fair, results would have been different, says, BJP leader Rupa Ganguly
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

BJP leader Rupa Ganguly on the future course of action for the saffron party in the state.

West Bengal municipal polls disrupted after earthquake hit the state
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Polls for 90 municipalities were disrupted after panic broke because of the massive earthquake.

EC seeks report into ‘code violation’ by Congress MP
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury has been sent a showcause notice and we have asked for a report from RO Nandini Saraswati.

BJP’s April 18 lesson: tells workers to ‘capture TMC terror on cameras’
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

BJP Monday declared it has decided to equip its workers with cameras for the April 25 election on 91 municipalities across the state.

Final figure: 68.56% voted in KMC elections
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

A boroughwise breakdown of the city showed while borough III recorded maximum polling at 74.63 per cent, borough V witnessed the lowest turnout at 56.82 per cent.

VHP, RSS activists set Pak flag on fire, BJP says don’t approve
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

They demanded that a strong message be sent to those who live in India and those support Pakistan and it cause.

6 TMC workers held for firing at S-I
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Condition of injured S-I Jagannath Mondal is out of danger but would be kept under observation for another 48 hours.

Kolkata: Amid clashes, firing, govt & police say civic polls ‘peaceful’
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

58 arrests made; S-I shot at in clash between TMC, Congress.

West Bengal: Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections end, record around 60% polling
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Polling for the 144-seat Kolkata Municipal Corporation is underway amid tight security arrangements.

KMC elections today, central forces, drones to keep watch
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

This will be the first time that the SEC will use a drone for ariel surveillance.

#PadsAgainstSexism: Women association supports JU protest
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

JU Pro V-C Ashish Swarup Verma said: “I haven’t seen the letter so can’t comment on it.”

From media to Trinamool, this candidate has travelled far
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Sudarshana Mukherjee's fate will be decided by voters on April 18.

West Bengal: No NOTA option for civic polls
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Members of Association for Protection of Democratic Rights alleged it was a violation of human rights.

West Bengal: NGT stays SEC order of using loudspeakers during Boards
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

The NGT said in its order that the use of loudspeakers will be guided by the Noise Pollution (Rules) 2000.

Centre rejects Bengal government’s request for central forces
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

The Centre told the state government that it was unable to provide necessary force as they have been deployed at other sensitive areas.

Those against mosque demolition illegally occupying its property, says mosque committee
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

He added that the mosque previously stood on six cottahs or 4,324 square feet. Now, a new one is being built across 25 cottahs on the adjacent property to the mosque.

West Bengal: Jadavpur University website hacked
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

This is the second time the website had been hacked in quick successions.

Belur explosion cause: ‘Chocolate bombs used in celebrations’
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

A minor explosion occurred on Friday evening near the shoe stand of Belur Math.

West Bengal: Belur math blast caused by ‘chocolate bombs’, say police
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

Security has been beefed up in and around Belur Math.

#PadsAgainstSexism campaign enters second phase today in JU
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

The protest is against the taboo tag given to topics like menstruation and periods.

Expelled BJP leader says will join TMC soon
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Refused a ticket for the April 18 KMC polls, Ali had protested in front of the BJP headquarters on March 23.

Robbers attack resort in Sunderbans, Mamata ministers calculate effect — ‘on tourism sector, of Bangladeshi criminals’
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The incident took place at Piyali Island Tourist lodge around 1.45 am when the gang scaled the boundary wall.

From Jamia, ‘sanitary pad’ campaign reaches Jadavpur
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Jadavpur University has had a reputation for being a bastion of free thought and liberalism.

After breakthrough, a setback: Centre rejects CBI probe in nun ‘rape’ case
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The state CID have arrested two persons, both Bangladeshi nationals, in connection with the case.

Civic Body Polls: As BJP cracks whip on dissent, Sinha gheraoed, factional war outside office
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The workers arrived when the dissidents were preparing to organise a sit-in demonstration outside the party headquarter.

Will link Aadhaar number to voter ID cards to ensure no duplicacy: CEC H S Brahma
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

HS Brahma said the EC was planning to revoke registration of political parties, which have never contested any election in the last 10 years.

Talks on for alternative party for minorities
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Ousted CPM leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah, too, expressed similar views.

Pakistan envoy invites Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for a visit
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Abdul Basit says India, Pak share ‘saas-bahu’ relationship, apologises.

Abdul Basit calls on Mamata Banerjee, hopes Pak-Bengal relation would flourish
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Abdul Basit says India, Pakistan share ‘saas-bahu’ relationship, apologises later.

West Bengal Congress head’s wife likely to join TMC
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Sources at the TMC said that senior leaders had been in touch with Arpita and she would not only be inducted into the party within a week.

For failing to ride Modi wave, BJP central leadership pulls up state leaders
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Party is preparing the list of 144 candidates out of the 1,800 applications for Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls.

West Bengal: Outrage over nun ‘rape’; protesters block CM Mamata Banerjee’s convoy
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Top govt officials said that heads are likely to roll in police department for its failure to crack rape case.

No arrests in Bengal nun ‘rape’, church attack, local Christians nervous
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Nadia SP Arnab Ghosh said they had detained eight persons and were interrogating them.

Nun gangrape: Eight persons detained, demand for ‘extreme punishment’
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Aggrieved guardians of students began blocking the arterial NH 34 and Sealdah-Ranaghat rail tracks from 12 noon.

‘Nahukda Masjid Imam lied, spoke under influence’
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The Bangiyo Sakhyalaghu Buddhijibi Mancha on Thursday claimed that Mohammed Shafique Qasmi had lied.

Imam hits out: Little truth in claims that over 90% work for minorities completed
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Qasmi, known for his proximity to Mamata, also sent a note of warning for the Trinamool government.