Saturday, Dec 20, 2014



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.

India, Bangladesh officials join hands to probe enclave murder
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

The residents of these enclaves have no voting or citizenship rights. Also, police from either country had no access to each other’s enclaves.

Burdwan blast case handed over to NIA
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh made the decision following consistent demands from the state unit of the BJP.

Clamour for NIA probe grows
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Burdwan blast - Officials divided over handing over probe to central agency

Sweetener from Bengal: BJP enters Assembly
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had come first in 21 assembly seats and second in nearly 40 assembly segments.

Saffron the new red in Bengal? 10-fold jump in TMC-BJP clashes this year
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

The clashes between TMC and the BJP has risen to as many as 196 in 2014 from 13 in 2012.

Industry high on agenda of Mamata’s maiden foreign visit as Chief Minister
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Mamata will be meeting Singapore’s Prime Minister and foreign minister.

Mamata’s Eid announcement: Wait for my book of Urdu shayari
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Head covered with a white chhadar, Mamata wished the massive gathering after the prayers.

London toasts Bengal for helping girls study rather than marry
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

Kanyashreee Prakalpa, launched last year, has already enrolled 1.4 million girls in the 13-18 group.

In TMC TRAI volte-face, signals of a Didi-BJP thaw
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee issued specific orders the Bill should not be opposed, sources said.

A day after jute CEO’s murder, Mamata meets industry leaders at island retreat
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Mamata assures them govt does not approve of militant trade unionism.

No fresh order, PF irregularities: Jute mills stand exposed
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Incidentally, the company was one of the 55 mills that defaulted in provident fund deposits.

No fresh order, irregularities in PF: Northbrook CEO’s murder exposes jute mills
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

The mill management paid a much less amount to these workers as they did not have permanent status and Northbrook was no exception, Dutta added.

Central plans: Didi to support some, oppose some
Sat, Jun 14, 2014

The CM also criticised the withdrawal of 13 CRPF companies from the state unilaterally.

Riding high on vote surge, BJP gets Muslims to sign up across rural Bengal
Sun, Jun 08, 2014

Party holding ‘Yogdaan’ camps, Muslims turn up saying Left is missing, they want to be with ‘rising force’

Why Mamata did not flash the victory sign after the results
Sat, May 17, 2014

With two seats, the BJP equaled its tally of 1999 when Tapan Sikdar and Satyabrata Mukherjee won.

West Bengal: For Didi, worry is BJP vote share
Fri, May 16, 2014

Exit polls put the Trinamool tally at around 25, far short of the sweep Mamata had been projecting before the polls.

Didi puts up a brave face, says onus of returning money on CBI
Sat, May 10, 2014

The opposition has alleged that Trinamool Congress had close links with Sudipta Sen, chairman of the now bust Saradha Group.

Nephew pitches Didi for Delhi
Thu, May 08, 2014

Making his debut from the Diamond Harbour seat, Abhisekh, 26, is the youngest Trinamool candidate.

Between Didi and dream, upbeat BJP, upset Muslims
Wed, May 07, 2014

The target of 30 out of 42 seats that seemed a possibility even a month ago looks a hard task for the TMC.

Most ferocious tiger is in Bengal, Mamata tells Modi
Wed, Apr 30, 2014

Addressing a rally in Burrabazar area of Kolkata, Mamata said a person “who pursued divisive politics” could not lead the country.

BJP, Bengal’s 4th dimension
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

In 2009, the BJP’s Jaswant Singh won by 2.68 lakh votes.

First time, Narendra Modi slams Mamata Banerjee, calls her change ‘nakli’
Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Modi's address was in contrast to his earlier speech when he had even asked the people to elect Didi in Bengal and BJP in Delhi.

Chandan Mitra is BJP’s LS candidate from Hooghly
Sun, Mar 09, 2014

Mitra will be pitted against Dr Ratna De Nag of TMC - a sitting MP. The Congress is yet to announce its candidate for Hooghly.