Hours after New Town makes it to Smart City list, TMC factions clash in Kolkata

Hours after New Town makes it to Smart City list, TMC factions clash in Kolkata

Earlier this month, another clash had left seven police officers injured while a number of police vehicles were torched.

Alliance to continue, say Surjya Kanta Mishra, Adhir Chowdhury at Raj Bhavan

Alliance to continue, say Surjya Kanta Mishra, Adhir Chowdhury at Raj Bhavan

State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury and CPM state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra on Monday led a joint delegation of both parties to Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi

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It has also drawn up an ‘action plan’ to inspect all the buildings in the vicinity.

On April 24, ozone levels hit 75 parts per billion or 150 µg/m³, the first sharp rise seen during the scheme, from around 62 parts per billion or 124 µg/m³ the preceding day.

Nitin said he had put together the project with a shoebox he got from a neighbour and a roll of cotton his brother got for him.

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Hours after New Town makes it to Smart City list, TMC factions clash in Kolkata
Hours after New Town makes it to Smart City list, TMC factions clash in Kolkata

Earlier this month, another clash had left seven police officers injured while a number of police vehicles were torched.

West Bengal: As Oppn corners it on ‘crimes’, TMC banks on its schemes to woo women
West Bengal: As Oppn corners it on ‘crimes’, TMC banks on its schemes to woo women

The Opposition’s charges against Trinamool have centred around cases of rape and molestation such as the Park Street gangrape in 2012, Kamduni rape in 2013 and another in Madhyamgram in 2013.

West Bengal: Boat capsize toll rises to 20, Centre seeks report
West Bengal: Boat capsize toll rises to 20, Centre seeks report

Twenty people, including six children and nine women, have so far been fished out from the river.

West Bengal: No crop, one tube well, muddy ponds — Purulia’s summer saga
West Bengal: No crop, one tube well, muddy ponds — Purulia’s summer saga

Similar to Birbhum, but unlike other districts in West Bengal, Purulia is largely a monocrop region, planting and harvesting paddy.

West Bengal: Drought-affected Bankura doesn’t know whom to blame
West Bengal: Drought-affected Bankura doesn’t know whom to blame

Bankura has historically remained one of the most drought-prone districts of West Bengal.

A tale of two ‘erstwhile’ Left bastions: As Malayalis leave Kolkata, Bengalis find a home in Kerala
A tale of two ‘erstwhile’ Left bastions: As Malayalis leave Kolkata, Bengalis find a home in Kerala

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West Bengal elections: Congress to seek Deputy CM post if alliance wins
West Bengal elections: Congress to seek Deputy CM post if alliance wins

Sources close to state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and former state party chief Manas Bhunia maintain that their leaders should be considered for the post if the Left-Congress alliance comes to power.

Bengal boat capsize: 19 bodies fished out, search on
Bengal boat capsize: 19 bodies fished out, search on

“Till now, bodies of 19 people have been found, including the one recovered Sunday night. Of these, 17 have been identified as residents of Shantipur,” said Nadia’s District Magistrate Vijay Bharti on Monday.

Kolkata: Wife didn’t bring dowry, man pours boiling water on her
Kolkata: Wife didn’t bring dowry, man pours boiling water on her

Doctors treating Rehana Biwi said she has suffered around 70 per cent burns and that her condition was critical.

West Bengal: Businessman killed after being robbed of Rs 15,000
West Bengal: Businessman killed after being robbed of Rs 15,000

A businessman was beaten to death after being robbed of Rs 15,000 at Beldanga area in Murshidabad district. The incident took place at around 9 pm Wednesday night when Hafizul Sheikh, a fruit seller, was returning home on his cycle after the day’s work when he was confronted by a group of 5-6 persons. They […]

Our preemptive action helped to tackle drought-like situation: West Bengal Govt
Our preemptive action helped to tackle drought-like situation: West Bengal Govt

Meanwhile, distressed farmers of the state have written to the state government expressing their worry on the prevailing crisis and demanded restructuring of loans.

24-yr-old former model arrested in Kolkata for red sanders smuggling
24-yr-old former model arrested in Kolkata for red sanders smuggling

The 25-year-old resides in Kolkata and has properties in Netaji Nagar.

Eye on ethics panel and polls, TMC toes govt line in House
Eye on ethics panel and polls, TMC toes govt line in House

A senior party MP has reportedly been entrusted with the task of ensuring that the panel takes a favourable view.

‘Morphed’ photo of Rajnath, Karat: BJP threatens to move court against O’Brien
‘Morphed’ photo of Rajnath, Karat: BJP threatens to move court against O’Brien

Rajnath was offering a laddoo to Karat in the photo. O’Brien had later apologies

ITI student murder: Haridanga simmers after mob attacks homes of accused
ITI student murder: Haridanga simmers after mob attacks homes of accused

Tension prevails in the village and heavy police force has been deployed to prevent any untoward incidents.

Kolkata: As ‘TMC syndicates clash’ in Lake Town, 7 cops hurt in ‘sudden ambush’
Kolkata: As ‘TMC syndicates clash’ in Lake Town, 7 cops hurt in ‘sudden ambush’

The two syndicates in question are allegedly backed by Trinamool MLA from Dum Dum Sujeet Bose, and party MLA from Rajarhat in Bidhannagar, Sabyasachi Dutta.

Kolkata: ITI student dies after being thrashed by mob, one held
Kolkata: ITI student dies after being thrashed by mob, one held

He was confronted by some locals who mistook him to be part of a gang involved in smuggling of cattle.

Fire crackers accidentally explode in Purulia house, tenants absconding
Fire crackers accidentally explode in Purulia house, tenants absconding

Purulia Superintendent of Police Roopesh Kumar said while no one has been injured in the incident, a police team has rushed to the spot and cordoned off the house.

Kolkata: Couple found dead in lodge
Kolkata: Couple found dead in lodge

“It appears that the two had an argument and the man stabbed her with a knife. He appears to have later jumped off the second floor from the balcony in the room,” said the officer.

West Bengal elections over, threats and violence continue
West Bengal elections over, threats and violence continue

One of the photographs showed Mamata Banerjee with state Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim and Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee — both named in the sting operation.