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Saturday, March 28, 2020



Was given bed tea very late so not aware: TMC's Moon Moon Sen on Asansol clashes

April 29, 2019 5:12 pm

"They gave me my bed tea very late so I woke up very late. Ar ki bolbo bolo (What more can I say?) I really don't know," the actor-turned-politician told NDTV.

Asansol's 'haunted village' still waits for its people to come back

August 27, 2018 2:07 pm

Most of the houses are made of concrete, rather than mud, and signs of past prosperity are evident. So are the ghost stories real? Where did they come from anyway?

In Asansol, a godman who calls himself God, with idol, temple and a very human existence

January 02, 2019 8:34 pm

Singharoy Mahaprabhu, who will not give out his birth name, explains how he grew to become a 'god'. Born in Pakur in the Santhal Parganas in 1947, he doesn't remember his date of birth, but recalls that he left home in 1968, to find a job.

Day after section 144 was lifted: Normalcy returns to riot-hit Asansol

April 04, 2018 5:19 am

Asansol Mayor Jitendra Tiwari announced compensation for victims of the communal clashes and said a committee has been set up to conduct a survey and pinpoint houses which had been damaged.

A Mahatma In An Imam

April 03, 2018 12:33 am

Before starting for Naokhali, Gandhi wrote an aesthetically beautiful line on his perspective on the art of dying: “As it is, all die, but one has to learn by practice how to die a beautiful death. The matter will not be settled even if everybody went to Naokhali and got killed”.

BJP delegation visits violence-hit Asansol, takes stock of situation

April 01, 2018 2:47 pm

The delegation comprising BJP national vice-president and Rajya Sabha member Om Prakash Mathur, national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain, Palamu MP and former director-general of Jharkhand police Vishnu Dayal Ram and Rajya Sabha member Roopa Ganguly.

BJP delegation leaves for violence-hit Asansol in West Bengal

April 01, 2018 1:50 pm

The state government on Saturday had said that with the dates for the panchayat polls announced and the model code of conduct implemented it would not be able to provide ample security cover for the BJP delegation visiting riot-hit Asansol and Raniganj.

Why Asansol is still on edge: Hindus terrified to return home, Muslims scared to step out

March 31, 2018 9:24 am

On Friday, with police conducting patrols, no further incidents of violence were reported from Asansol, which has a large Hindi-speaking population of mostly migrants from Bihar and UP who have settled here for generations.

Asansol clashes: police probe involvement of coal mafia

March 31, 2018 3:35 am

More than 60 people have been arrested and police are going through pictures and videos taken on cellphones by people from both communities to identify miscreants.

LIVE: Fresh clashes break out between Congress, TMC workers in West Bengal

April 30, 2015 1:50 pm

The Left Front has called for a 12-hour bandh to protest against the incidents of violence during the municipal polls.