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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.

Mamata Banerjee meeting PM Narendra Modi to save her party from CBI: CPM
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

CPM leaders Sunday slammed both West Bengal and the Central governments at a rally at Kolkata’s Brigade Parade grounds.

Ahead of state meet, Left tears into Mamata, Modi
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

'This misrule cannot go on. It is an uncivilised, dishonest government.'

Congress leaders mount pressure on chief Adhir: ‘Not doing enough’
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Adhir’s lack of preparation would leave the party “struggling to get candidates.

Amid signs of defection, Adhir a common factor: ‘Difficult to work with him’
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Trinamool ‘promises’ top posts to defectors, state Cong chief ready to ‘let them go’.

Minorities body holds protest against RSS chief
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

The protest was against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s recent remarks against Mother Teresa.

‘My replacements more competent, future will tell decision right or not’
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Adhir sends signal: If anyone from TMC feels suffocated, he may defect to Congress.

My dream made in india: Dayamoy Chatterjee
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Dayamoy Chatterjee , 35 A resident of Ukhra village in Asansol, constituency of MoS, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Babul Supriyo Qualification Class XII Skill Vocational training in mining New salary expectation Rs: 20,000 ASPIRATION Dayamoy read once that Shah Rukh Khan’s father didn’t have a house of his own and so the actor had […]

Missionaries of Charity hits back at Mohan Bhagwat for controversial remarks on Mother Teresa
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

A close confidant of Mother for many years, Sunita Kumar said the RSS leader was 'misinformed'.

90% of those who stay in our homes are non-Christians: Missionaries of Charity
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The Archbishop of Kolkata, Thomas D’Souza, said he was in talks with several organisations so that a protest rally can be held soon against Bhagwat’s remarks.

‘If Panja fails to cooperate, will have to get arrest warrant’
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Delhi Police team had detained Panja shortly after he arrived at the Kolkata airport from Bangladesh.

Religious leader meets para teachers on hunger strike, arranges meet with Partha
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Demanding training and regularisation of pay, the teachers reiterated their stand.

Congress leaders meet Sonia, seek tie-up with Left
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The team of five - Abdul Mannan, Pradeep Bhattacharya, Deepa Dasmunshi, Somen Mitra and Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury - met Sonia in the morning.

Along with BJP, will become a decisive force in Bengal in a few years: ABVP
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

'BJP has to play the right role as an alternative.'

College may seek legal help to save accused students
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

A special team of the homicide department probing the case has named 12 persons.

‘I will not go to court against state govt’
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

New State Election Commissioner Susanta Ranjan Upadhyay speaks to Express reporter Arshad Ali.

Need to protect Sunderbans, eco-tourism hub can wait, say environmentalists
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

To stop the degradation of Sunderbans, green crusader Subhas Datta has submitted a report to the National Green Tribunal.

Campaigning ends for Feb 13 bypolls
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Ajay Singh Gangvaar, a general observer, said webcasting will be held in every booth where connectivity isn’t a problem.

State not same as Delhi, warns BJP
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Singer and BJP MP from Asansol, Babul Supriyo, said people were looking for an alternative.

Sunderbans set for Rs 185-crore fillip
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Despite being a World Heritage Site, Sunderbans has never been popular among tourists due to the lack of hotels.

Didi inaugurates free Wi-Fi service along Park Street
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Says whole city will be Wi-Fi-enabled by April, service provider not so sure.

25-year-old youth beaten up for protesting against eveteasing dies
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

After spending five days in coma, Arup succumbed to his injuries on Monday morning.

Paralysed gymnast rues govt apathy, thanks Jayalalithaa
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

AIADMK leaders hand over Rs 5 lakh cheque from Jayalalithaa.

Membership drive of BJP hits minority hurdle in state
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

‘Muslim leaders tell members to join any party except BJP’