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Burdwan blast case: NIA to submit the chargesheet in today
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

The NIA chargesheet throws light on the Bodo extremists being one of the end users of the bombs that were manufactured in Burdwan.

Two ‘Bangladeshi nationals’ held, one in Mumbai, for West Bengal nun’s rape
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Some members of the gang are believed to have escaped to Bangladesh.

West Bengal: Jalpaiguri missionary school gets threat letters
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The letters threatened school authorities with arson unless it is closed down,

The Big Picture: When the bells tolled
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

On Mar 14, when a school was vandalised and an elderly nun ‘raped’, something snapped in Ranaghat, a Bengal town.

Bengal nun rape: Police look at link to local real estate players
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Feelers were sent for negotiating a deal but the school said it was not interested in selling the land.

Ranaghat Rape: Nun likely to be moved out of Bengal
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Church and missionary sources said the Order to which the nun belonged is contemplating to take her out of West Bengal to some other state.

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.

West Bengal: Mamata’s officials stop women’s football match after maulvis object to players’ clothes
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

The match was cancelled after maulvis of Chandipur village in Harishchandrapur Block-I issued a fatwa against it.

Explained: Change @24
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Why did Biman Bose step down?

Biman makes way, Mishra is chief of new, ‘younger’ West Bengal CPM
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

23 new faces in 85-member committee, 19 between ages 30-50.

Mishra has his task cut out: ‘Trinamool Cong, BJP hatao’
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Mishra’s manners, his sartorial preferences speak of sophistication but he smokes “bidis”.

Veteran Biman Bose may make way for young blood
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The formal announcement regarding leadership changes is to be made Friday evening.

The Sunday Story: The rise of the nephew
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Top TMC leaders talk of partymen having to stand up before Abhishek in a show of respect at rallies. Shielded by Mamata men, he is inaccessible to the media.

From red to saffron, swing relentless even when TMC holds on
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

The BJP’s latest gains, therefore, can only have come at the expense of the CPM.

In bypolls true to form, Didi cheers loudest
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Bongaon, Krishnaganj: BJP gains not quite enough, Trinamool weathers Saradha

Mamata may skip first NITI Aayog meet
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Banerjee will skip the meeting as a mark of protest against the NDA government dismantling the Planning Commission.

Saradha scam: Ex-CBI Joint director Upen Biswas advises accused to tell truth
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Biswas joined the Trinamool Congress in 2011 and became the minister for Backward Communities Development in Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet.

Saradha scam: CBI summons Mamata Banerjee’s key aide Mukul Roy
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

Mukul Roy said he will appear before the CBI when he will go to Kolkata.

Economics breaks the political ice: Mamata, Jaitley talk of cooperation
Thu, Jan 08, 2015

In his speech, Finance Minister Jaitley responded quite robustly to the Bengal chief minister’s call for federal cooperation.

Political differences will not stall development in West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Mamata said Bengal is leading the MSME investment scenario and has an abundance of electrical power and skilled manpower.

In Bengal, red & saffron clash imminent: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

He was speaking at 49th foundation day celebration of Ganashakti — the party’s daily newspaper.

Tracking Transition in 2015: Saradha scam will cut deep
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

In a worst-case scenario, it even may trigger splits and a re-organisation of the existing political order.

Tracking Transition in 2015: Election in Delhi
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

There are challenges to meet at the elections in the coming year. Parties have plans to implement.

He knew the Quran by heart, often gave us lessons: Parents
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

In the past 12 hours, the world of Dr Biswas and his wife Mumtaz Biswas has been turned upside down, perhaps forever.

His pro-Islamic State Twitter handle traced, man in Bangalore says he fears police
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Kolkata engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas speaks to The Indian Express.

Burdwan blast probe: Bank accounts but no Bangla link, a Nano & a new madrasa
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

What NIA and other agencies have so far unearthed on the Burdwan ‘terror funding’.

CM Mamata takes on Amit Shah with ‘bamboo on the backside’ jibe, says some people talked a bit too much
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Amit Shah had spoken about link between Saradha scam money and the Burdwan blast on November 30 at a rally in Kolkata.

No gun, not a grain of explosive found at Simulia ‘jihadi training ground’
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

The villagers, mostly Muslim, say they saw no sign of such activities.

Nazrul pens 2 books, takes on Didi
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Apart from taking to writing, Nazrul has also moved the court on several issues against the state government and its bureaucracy.

West Bengal: Former IPS officer pens books, takes on Mamata
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Nazrul Islam retired from service on February 28, 2014, after a running battle with Mamata Banerjee.

CM Mamata Banerjee accuses Modi govt of political vendetta for CBI arrests
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

‘Victimised’ Accuses Centre of indulging in ‘political vendetta’, dares Modi to arrest her, impose Prez Rule

Mamata Banerjee dares Narendra Modi: Arrest me, impose President’s rule
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

She told party workers not to 'fear the BJP', asking them to unite against the conspiracies of the saffron party.

Arms haul in Assam points to new Gorkha militant outfit
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The two were allegedly carrying the consignment in a Tata Safari with West Bengal registration.

With Babul Supriyo, BJP plans to compose Bengal victory song
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

In recent times, the state has seen a surge in support for the BJP with many leaders in rural pockets crossing over to the party from Trinamool.

Curfew in parts of Malda as murders trigger communal tension
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Two more missing, large contingents of security forces rushed to area

Mamata targets BJP on Burdwan: I fear riots
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

She said a crime should not be attributed to people judging by their religion.