Sunday, Feb 01, 2015



Medical varsity V-C daughter to sit for MD admission test, docs hint at bias, manipulation
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

For first time, admission test for MD course has been open to students from medical colleges in other states.

Subash Ghising: The leader who spearheaded the dream of Gorkhaland dies at 78
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

In 1968, Ghising set up a political outfit, Nilo Jhanda, to espouse the cause of the hill people.

Didi’s Urdu shayaris hit market, Oppn raise ‘plagiarism’ doubts
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Mamata’s brother, Ajit, says he doesn’t know when she had she learnt the language.

Benegal set to make biopic on Mother Teresa
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

Pahlaj Nihalani will produce the untitled film and the music will be given by Ravindra Jain.

Nominations to close on January 27, Congress yet to decide on candidate
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Along with Bongaon, Krishnagunj Assembly seat in Hooghly will also see a bypoll the same day.

Bongaon bypoll: Nominations to close on January 27, Congress yet to decide on candidate
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

It is only after the state Congress decides on a name that it will be sent to the AICC for a final nod.

Questioned by CBI, R-Day commentator of 28 yrs axed
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Roy, 71, commentated for 28 parades in the 29 calendar years from 1986 to 2014.

Indian Museum director quits
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

A few months ago, Venugopal was questioned by the West Bengal CID on the disappearance of Upadhyay.

‘Controversial’ Indian Museum director quits
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

B Venugopal was questioned by the West Bengal CID on the mysterious disappearance of Sunil Upadhyay.

Congress slams ‘greedy, backstabbing’ Sibal
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Sibal, a senior counsel of the Supreme Court, had met Mukul Roy, a Trinamool Congress leader last week.

Saradha scam: I am not involved in any immoral act in my life, says Mukul Roy
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

He was addressing party workers ahead of the February 13 bypoll in Bongaon Lok Sabha constituency.

BJP plotting to assassinate Mamata, says TMC minister
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

The minister also predicted that in 2019 the BJP would lose the general elections under PM Narendra Modi.

Mother disowns ‘defector’ Manjul, says will support TMC candidate for Bongaon
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

Ex-minister’s sister-in-law Mamatabala Thakur is TMC nominee

Dogfight in Guwahati raises hackles of Bengal human rights chief
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

He writes a letter to Director General, CISF, Arvind Rajan, complaining about violation of dogs rights.

Mamata minister Manjul Krishna Thakur quits TMC, joins BJP
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

He joined the BJP along with his son Subrata, saying the TMC was functioning in a “whimsical” way.

Bengal’s political drama, now playing in Calcutta University
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

Once unbeatable, CPM’s student body SFI fields no candidate; ABVP steps in to fill the void.

More resignations from Natya Swajan — Bratya, Arpita quit
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

Debesh Chatterjee and Manish Mitra had also resigned from TMC's major cultural wing.

Bengal gets investment proposals worth Rs 2.43 lakh cr
Fri, Jan 09, 2015

Mamata says ‘no’ to SEZ status for projects to protect interest of farmers.

Day 1: Investment pledge worth Rs 93,600 crore
Thu, Jan 08, 2015

On Tuesday evening, Mamata had hosted a dinner for the delegates.

Mukul Roy breaks silence on Saradha, keeps mum on being marginalised
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

"Neither I nor my party took any money. People are spreading all sorts of canards," says Roy.

In Bengal, Bodo refugees ‘paying the price of crimes committed by our own’
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

Away from terror in Assam, adivasis, Bodos, share space in relief camps.

Not taken a single paisa from Saradha: Roy
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

Roy also brushed aside the speculation that he may quit Trinamool to either form a new party or join Congress or BJP.

Mamata Banerjee’s nephew slapped at public meeting in Midnapore
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

Abhishek Banerjee was allegedly slapped by an unknown person during a TMC rally in Midnapore on Sunday.

Guns stolen from Balapara forest beat office, cops baffled
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Thieves have stolen loaded guns from the beat office, a day before Mamata's visit.

‘I fled with father 18 yrs ago, now with my son. Nothing changes’
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Most of those taking shelter in Bengal’s camps are survivors of earlier violence.

Mamata meets Assam refugees, assures all help
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Mamata Banerjee also handed out blankets and food items to the 1208-odd tribals.

Ruckus mars JU convocation: After gold medallist refuses award, Governor says ‘You get out’
Thu, Dec 25, 2014

Gold medallist refuses to accept award with V-C on dais, teachers take part in stir.

RSS claims it’s registered rapid growth in recent years
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

RSS has now 43,000 shakhas all over the country with 14 lakh swayamsevaks and 3,000 pracharaks.

Cautious Mamata Banerjee picks Partha Chatterjee over Mukul Roy for rally in Chennai
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

TMC on Monday will hold a demonstration in front of Parliament against Arun Jaitley’s remarks.

Roy ‘loses out’ to Derek in Delhi, Partha in Kolkata as party voice
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Speculation about Roy being ‘sidelined’ is also doing the rounds in the power corridors of Kolkata.

Nadia district closer to PM’s dream: All households may get toilets by Jan 30
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

To achieve his target Salim raised funds from various sources, including NREGS and NRLM.

Trinamool Congress goes to Governor against CBI, find little solace
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

If the court finds the evidence inconsequential & finds the minister innocent, they'll release him," said the Gov.

Saradha scam: TMC Minister Madan Mitra’s arrest conspiracy to destroy democracy, illegal, says Mamata Banerjee
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

The TMC alleged that the arrest is politically motivated and the BJP is doing politics of vindictiveness.

Land acquisition too tedious, Bengal govt asks depts to buy land from farmers
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

The state government has considered the immediate need of land for such projects,” says the circular.

Explained: Ananda Magra, a controversial road
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Anandamurti was arrested on December 29, 1971 for allegedly ordering the killing of one of his disciples.

TMC MP’s attack on Siddharth Nath Singh draws Opposition ire
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Bandopadhyay’s remarks evoked widesperad criticism not only from the BJP but other opposition parties too.