Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Madhuparna Das

Principal Correspondent

TMC MLA, MP ‘welcome’ order against Tapas Paul
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

The observation comes even as the state government prepares to contest Justice Dutta’s order against Paul.

Tapas Paul case: Govt to appeal against HC order
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Incidentally, Paul’s counsel Rajdeep Majumdar has reportedly said they would file an appeal against the order.

8-year-old girl found hanging from tree; villagers allege gangrape, lynch man
Fri, Jul 25, 2014

A local tantrik, who was suspected to be behind the crime, was thrashed by the villagers.

An MBA, lawyer and now a doctor, Partha secures his doctorate
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

He submitted his 237-page research work to North Bengal University’s Department of Economics.

BJP will be reduced to zero in Bengal: Didi
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Speaking at the rally organised on the occasion of Martyrs’ Day, Banerjee invited “real Leftists” to join TMC.

Skewed representation of Muslims in police behind trust deficit: Islam
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Ex-ADG stresses need to change perception that a Muslim FICN courier is a terrorist.

Handed over, Bengal’s land waits and waits for industry
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

In an email response, The land allotments Mukherjee cited were slightly at variance.

Bengal remains anti-SEZ as Centre works on its revival
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

State government has in last two years stalled setting up of 18 SEZs planned during the Left Front regime.

Arun Jaitley bridges regulatory gap to prevent Saradha repeat
Fri, Jul 11, 2014

The Finance Ministry has decided to bring in stronger regulatory authorities for ‘early detection’ of ponzi schemes.

Budget by a govt of FDI, by FDI, for FDI: Mamata
Fri, Jul 11, 2014

After rail budget, Bengal and several other states have been deprived in the Union Budget too, said Mamata.

Visionless Budget, says Mamata
Fri, Jul 11, 2014

The BJP government must remember that people of Bengal will not starve.

Loan sharks, job worries now haunt those back from Iraq
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

A group of 25 construction workers have returned from Iraq.

Youth who took on liquor mafia killed in Bengal, body chopped into pieces
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

Pradip Chakraborty, an eyewitness, told the police that he saw Sourav being murdered after he was tortured.

ED probes funding of IPL team by Rose Valley
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

Investigators are reportedly trying to track the source of money that went into sponsoring the IPL team.

Tapas Paul’s rape threat an old political tool in Bengal
Thu, Jul 03, 2014

The legacy of the Left is being carried forward by the Trinamool Congress.

Farmer’s son who blew the whistle now wants safety for kin
Wed, Jul 02, 2014

The 24-year-old handed over the video clip of the “fiery speech” that his screen idol had delivered.

Illegal jute import fuelled labour unrest at Northbrook
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

The labour unrest alleged that the mill was importing jute bags from Bangladesh.

CBI arrests NJMC board member taking Rs 10,000 bribe
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

Sources said, CBI had earlier received some complaints against Garg and he was under the agency’s observation.

NJMC board member caught taking bribe
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The CBI sleuths also seiz-ed several documents from his office.

‘Slabs, bricks, iron rods used to attack Northbrook jute mill CEO’
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

Mayank, when contacted, said: “I pray that my father rests in peace. And he would rest in peace if justice is done.”

Disease that kills kids reaches Bengal
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

Affected children are largely from around a litchi plantation in Malda.

Disease that kills kids reaches Bengal
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

Affected children are largely from around a litchi plantation in Malda

ED to question Mithun over Saradha money trail
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

The ED would now be sending summons to Mithun to appear in front of the investigating agency next week.

After BJP’s gains, Mamata’s purge in govt and party
Fri, Jun 06, 2014

West Bengal CM ousts or downgrades five ministers, removes presidents of seven district units, shows signs of thaw in relations with Left Front.

ED probes Rs 5,000 cr education scam with roots in Sikkim pvt univ
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Sikkim police registers two cases against EIILM university; ED probes money laundering.

‘TMC to keep an eye on Modi government, play constructive opposition’
Sun, Jun 01, 2014

Mamata Banerjee also urged her party workers to always be prepared for elections.

SIT wish list: 5,000 sq ft office space, 10 SUVs, laptops…
Fri, May 30, 2014

At present, the SIT is functioning from an office at Purta Vaban in Salt Lake.

Chit fund SIT wish list: 5,000 sqft office, 10 SUVs
Fri, May 30, 2014

The team also demanded at least 100 inspectors who worked on Saradha related cases. But the demand was rejected.

ED traces Rs 500 cr, some ‘laundered to political parties’
Wed, May 28, 2014

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation had issued licenses to 43 companies owned by the Saradha group from this single premise.

West Bengal’s biggest winner put under party’s leash
Fri, May 23, 2014

‘Doctor Didi’ Uma Soren, first Santhal woman MP, told not to take any decision or travel to any troubled site without Trinamool approval.

Even Moon Moon shines in Left eclipse
Sat, May 17, 2014

A depressed Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is learnt to have not spoken a word at the Secretariat meeting.

West Bengal: Too close for comfort for Selim
Sat, May 17, 2014

According to EC records, CPM got 3,17,515 votes, while Congress got 3,15,881 votes.

Adhir worries, not so much about result as about post-poll violence
Thu, May 15, 2014

Chowdhury gives ‘6+’ seats to Congress in Bengal. However, he is not sure about the ‘post-poll equation’ with TMC.

Mamata SOS for Muslim support
Tue, May 13, 2014

Maulana Barkati added he held several meetings in the districts ‘advising’ people to vote for ‘secular TMC’ in Bengal.

After the punishment, Trivedi wins Didi’s reward
Mon, May 12, 2014

Barrackpore has urban, semi-urban and rural areas and Amdanga segment, a Left citadel for three decades with a sizeable minority population.

Nandigram’s Lakshman is Trinamool campaigner
Mon, May 12, 2014

Sisir Adhikari’s son Subhendu Adhikari is contesting from Tamluk. Sisir is the Kanthi candidate