October 5, 2015 9:26 pm

The attack on media persons during Saturday's Bidhanangar Municipal elections in West Bengal was condemned by several journalist associations in the district today.

September 25, 2015 3:07 am

A highly-placed Kolkata police officer said various teams, consisting of members of STF and its anti-bank fraud section, helped the tax department sleuths conduct the raids at five places in Kolkata.

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September 22, 2015 1:19 am

The GJM had earlier announced that its three MLAs would resign from the Assembly to protest against the alleged non-cooperation of the state government with the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

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September 22, 2015 1:10 am

The Netaji files talkj about problems like collecting funds for INA and the eventual decline in people’s interest for the army, while reiterating that the matter was of utmost importance.

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September 22, 2015 12:55 am

"Once I have enough money and opportunity, we will start paying madrasa teachers,” said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.

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September 21, 2015 8:18 am

“In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, there was rampant rigging by the TMC. We have control over the Election Commission now and there will be military assistance, ” Joy Banerjee said.

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September 16, 2015 12:04 am

Police said the email sent to Lalbazar was written in broken English, and had claimed that bombs had been planted at the heritage building.

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September 13, 2015 4:22 am

TMC camp is also abuzz with Mamata government’s offer to the Tatas to return land to farmers and end the Singur stalemate

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September 16, 2015 10:54 am

"From next Friday (September 18) the documents will be open for the public, they will be kept at the city police archive," said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

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August 28, 2015 12:29 am

CPM politburo member Biman Bose was seriously injured during a clash between Left Front supporters and policemen during a rally called by Krisha Sabha, the agricultural front of the CPM, in central Kolkata on Thursday afternoon.

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August 23, 2015 6:44 pm

"Political differences will continue. But for the development of the state, that will not matter," Jaitley said as he repeated the Prime Minister's call for increased economic activity in the eastern states.

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August 19, 2015 8:04 pm

Chowdhury was booked under non-bailable sections (307, 333) and other bailable charges of allegedly vandalising govt property, damaging public transport and beating up police personnel.

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August 12, 2015 6:45 pm

“Growth and development is not visible in Bengal,” said Shah. "Where will development come from if so much money is pumped into Saradha investments,” Shah said hitting out at the Mamata Banerjee government.

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August 11, 2015 12:14 am

Party insiders said district officials had requested that the bandh be rescheduled since several programmes to observe Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary were lined up on August 20.

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August 11, 2015 12:00 am

"I will ask for a waiver of loans for farmers, who have lost their crops and ensure they can go for alternative cultivation,” Mamata said before leaving for Delhi.

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August 5, 2015 12:39 am

Following implementation of LBA, Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner Zokey Ahad speaks to The Indian Express

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July 22, 2015 2:32 am

Attacking the BJP government at the Centre without naming it, she said the politics of danga that the rulers in Delhi are indulging in will not go too far.

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July 21, 2015 1:03 am

BJP leaders, who had put up a sit-in demonstration at Magrahat which had ran into its fifth day, claimed all the credit to themselves for the girl's return.

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July 15, 2015 7:29 pm

Guests were given lavish culinary delights ahead of the event in Burdwan

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July 10, 2015 5:15 pm

The robbers reportedly failed to take away anything except moving out the tabernacle that preserved the statue of Jesus.

July 5, 2015 4:28 am

Sugata Margit if currently the Director and Reserve Bank of India Professor of Industrial Economics at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.

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July 5, 2015 1:52 am

The official invitation from the Jyoti Basu birth centenary celebration committee has already reached Somnath Chatterjee and he has accepted the invitation.

July 4, 2015 7:59 pm

Top forest officials confirmed that this is the seventh case of rhino poaching in the Wildlife sanctuary in the past one and half years.

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July 2, 2015 4:09 pm

Rescue operations taken up jointly by Sahastra Sena Bal (SSB) and the state police officials have been affected due to the heavy downpour.

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July 1, 2015 12:00 am

The members of Scottish Church College Students' Union put up a demonstration in front of the college and stalled the admission procedure.

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June 27, 2015 1:23 pm

The venom was was stored in containers inside schoolbags which the accused were carrying.

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June 23, 2015 11:03 am

The mutilated carcass of the leopard was hung from a tree for public display with its four claws chopped off on Saturday.

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June 17, 2015 8:44 pm

The government counsel submitted that the press had misquoted the court's observation, and prayed that a notice be issued to the concerned media houses.

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June 17, 2015 12:25 pm

TMCP block president Soumitra Bandopadhyay allegedly threatened the police over phone

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June 7, 2015 10:16 pm

Buddheswar Pal got agitated after a quarrel with the hawker and beheaded him with a sharp weapon in full public view this afternoon, a senior police offer said.

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June 3, 2015 4:56 am

Congress MLAs further alleged that bomb attacks have been carried out in the houses of Congress councillors in Kharagpur.

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June 2, 2015 4:12 am

These departments will prepare a future roadmap and submit it with the party’s state unit by June 10.

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June 2, 2015 4:07 am

State Law Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya refused to comment on the order, saying that the government will have to go through its details first.

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June 2, 2015 3:51 am

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee targetted almost every official and minister with her scathing.

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June 2, 2015 5:29 am

Mamata, who was speaking at the seminar, outlined the initiatives taken by her government to facilitate faster business growth.

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May 27, 2015 12:40 pm

Manabi Bandopadhyay will take charge of Krishnanagar Women’s college next month.