Saturday, May 23, 2015



Patch-up: Mamata Banerjee fetes Kabir Suman, he praises her
Thu, May 21, 2015

Mamata Wednesday awarded him the Banga Bibhushan, Bengal’s equivalent of the Padma Vibhushan.

Anticipate govt will not cooperate… it’s not right platform for political battles: Asok Bhattacharya
Wed, May 20, 2015

We will work towards providing people with better civic amenities with special focus on drainage and garbage disposal, said Bhattacharya.

This ISC topper is not on FB, has no cellphone
Fri, May 22, 2015

The Central Kolkata based family is still in celebration mode after Bushra scored 99 per cent in ISC exam.

Voting for Left as it is closer to forming board: Independent
Mon, May 18, 2015

Congress and BJP have four and two seats, respectively, while one seat has been won by Independent Ghosh.

Jhalmuri diplomacy won’t work with TMC, Singh warns Supriyo
Mon, May 18, 2015

'Our ideology and TMC’s ideology are different and there can be no compromise with them.'

From S-I to DSP, Kolkata cop takes giant leap
Fri, May 15, 2015

Ahmed was ranked fifth in the list of 36 deputy superintendents of police selected under Category ‘B’ service.

Modi-Mamata meet over, Opposition picks on ‘bonhomie’
Tue, May 12, 2015

‘BJP, TMC coming close for the sake of their respective political dividend’.

PM Modi asks Centre, states to work as Team India; Mamata agrees
Mon, May 11, 2015

Asserting that Prime Minister and Chief Ministers would act as a team which would take India forward, he said, "Delhi alone will not rule India.

12 killed in illegal cracker factory blast in Bengal
Fri, May 08, 2015

"So far 11 bodies were recovered. Four others were injured and hospitalised," District Superintendent of Police Bharati Ghosh.

Illegal factory employed minors, including 8-yr-olds
Fri, May 08, 2015

Factory owned by Trinamool leader, family who ran unit died in blast.

Another Mukul Roy no-show as Mamata meets TMC councillors
Thu, May 07, 2015

As leaders sing paeans to Didi, former aide offers ‘no reaction’ from Delhi.

Destruction is beyond repair: Nepal Consul General
Wed, May 06, 2015

Chandra Kumar Ghimire, Consul General of Nepal, speaks about Bengal’s role in relief and rescue operations in the Himalayan country.

Hold door-to-door campaigns, else will lose new members: BJP
Wed, May 06, 2015

BJP national joint general secretary (organisation), Shiv Prakash said the party should make use of technology to reach out to the people.

BJP says Amit Shah against Mukul joining party, Roy too denies move
Tue, May 05, 2015

State BJP chief Rahul Sinha brushed aside such reports as rumours and blamed media for spreading false information.

‘Gautam Deb has lost his mental balance after defeat’
Mon, May 04, 2015

"I apprehend that the TMC government would get all the 23 winning councillors of CPM arrested on false charges," said Ashok Bhattacharya.

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.