The Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata is yet to receive any official communication in this regard.
Goenka, whose family had migrated to Kolkata in the 1820s from Rajasthan, will be the first industrialist to receive the award in Mamata’s regime.
Tathagata Roy studied civil engineering , worked in Indian Railways and Metro, and taught at Jadavpur University before joining BJP; he also has a law degree from Calcutta University and has authored books.
On Sunday, the two leaders will meet again at a revival programme of the Burnpur IISCO steel plant - a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).
TMC bags 70 of 92 civic bodies including coveted Kolkata; big blow to BJP, Left.
The scale of the Trinamool Congress victory is overwhelming. At the same time, the different dimensions of the outcome make the CPM-BJP allegations of “state sponsored terror” hard to substantiate.
This is the first major municipal poll in Bengal in which the Trinamool Congress has fought alone in all the 92 civic bodies.
A part-time lecturer with a reputed college in Kolkata was arrested on Sunday for allegedly firing pellets and wounding at least seven of his neighbours in over three years in acts of “revenge”. In all these years, he was never identified as the attacker. A team from Parnashree police station on the southern outskirts of […]
According to preliminary reports, soon after the voting began this morning at about 7 am bombs were hurled outside several polling booths in Katwa.
The Bangladesh Border Guards pumped 34 bullets into the tusker and it died instantly on Monday afternoon.
Somnath said, “Yechury will be truly a cementing factor in the party. People in general will find in him a vastly acceptable leader.'
Insiders said a large number of central committee members threw their weight behind Yechury against S R Pillai.
Within the party, Yechuri will need to win over the confidence of the dominant faction, which wanted S Ramachandran Pillai as the new secretary.
Chatterjee showered praises saying, “Yechury was far more acceptable to all quarters than anyone else."
So far growing, BJP grapples with infighting, clashes among members, limited campaign ahead of Bengal civic polls.
The last Trinamool manifesto had talked about a model basti in each ward, but work on only one has begun.
Kartick Banerjee spoke for nearly 45 minutes on Friday to a crowd of several hundred people.
The other house on which surveillance was kept is 1, Woodburn Park. It now houses the Centre for Asian Studies.
"There is also no evidence to suggest that it was ordered by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru," said Bose.
Roy has written an article for a magazine, “Udar Akash” (Open Sky), meant for Urdu readership in West Bengal.
Akhtar was treated for head injuries after a mob beat him with iron rods.
Singh told a rally in Cooch Behar that the enclave issue between India and Bangladesh would be solved very soon.
The charge sheet was submitted on the 177th day – just three days ahead of the mandatory 180 days.
The NIA chargesheet throws light on the Bodo extremists being one of the end users of the bombs that were manufactured in Burdwan.
Some members of the gang are believed to have escaped to Bangladesh.
The letters threatened school authorities with arson unless it is closed down,
On Mar 14, when a school was vandalised and an elderly nun ‘raped’, something snapped in Ranaghat, a Bengal town.
Feelers were sent for negotiating a deal but the school said it was not interested in selling the land.
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.
Top govt officials said that heads are likely to roll in police department for its failure to crack rape case.
The match was cancelled after maulvis of Chandipur village in Harishchandrapur Block-I issued a fatwa against it.
Why did Biman Bose step down?
23 new faces in 85-member committee, 19 between ages 30-50.
Mishra’s manners, his sartorial preferences speak of sophistication but he smokes “bidis”.
The formal announcement regarding leadership changes is to be made Friday evening.
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.