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120 players picked in Bengal T20 Challenge draft

September 04, 2021 10:30 pm

Bengal T20 Challenge witnessed 120 players from different age groups being picked by in the players' draft pick on Saturday.

Those with long hair will need to pay a visit to saloons: Bengal U23 coach Shukla

July 26, 2021 4:03 pm

Bengal U23 coach Laxmi Ratan Shukla put in place some strict rules for his wards that included "staying away from social media and cutting long hairs".

Nisith Pramanik, who won WB Assembly seat but didn't take oath as MLA, gets Cabinet berth

July 08, 2021 10:46 am

The 35-year-old, who was born in Jalpaiguri in north Bengal, has a BCA degree and was an assistant teacher in a primary school.

Former Bengal cricketer Rabi Banerjee passes away

June 09, 2021 7:21 pm

Rabi Banerjee had recently recovered from COVID-19, but was again admitted to the hospital with heart problems.

PM-Kisan: Decks cleared for first payment to Bengal farmers

May 08, 2021 8:36 am

The beneficiaries in the state are likely to get their first installment of Rs 2,000 each in their bank accounts on May 14.

Bengal malls & eateries closed; home centres for Class 12 exam

May 01, 2021 11:03 am

A senior government official clarified to PTI that vehicular movement would not be affected, adding, “The administration will review the situation every day, and further steps will be taken depending on the evolving circumstances.”

‘Will have to sacrifice 15 days of labour but don’t want to waste my vote’

April 22, 2021 5:36 am

“I do not want to waste my vote though it cost me dear. I have to sacrifice 15 days of labour as I will be back by May 5 after the results,” he said.

Mamata to Election Commission: BJP caused Covid surge in Bengal, ban outsiders

April 17, 2021 2:39 am

At a meeting at Jagatdal in North 24 Parganas, the TMC chief said Covid tests of those entering the state, decorators and workers should be made mandatory.

Police officer from Bihar beaten to death in Bengal, three held

April 11, 2021 7:20 am

On Saturday, a police team found a stolen motorcycle near the residence of one Firoz Alam, following which the SHO began questioning some residents. Soon, a crowd gathered in the area and attacked the cops.

Yogi blames TMC for ‘anarchy’ in Bengal

April 04, 2021 5:52 am

The UP chief minister claimed that the TMC had tried to ban the Durga Puja in the state two years ago.


How Bengal, Odisha look after cyclone landfall

May 20, 2020 8:37 pm

Cyclone Amphan, which has now weakened from Super Cyclone to an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm is the second super cyclone to have had formed over the Bay of Bengal in two decades.


People naming me should present facts: Gulam Rasool

January 12, 2016 7:35 am

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader Gulam Rasool Balyawi on Tuesday said that he was being falsely accused and his name was being dragged into the Malda incident and such an act was condemnable. He stressed that since elections were coming up in Bengal, the issue is being brought to the forefront. He added that the people accusing him should come up with facts.

TMC creates ruckus when in power: CPI (M)

January 06, 2016 9:14 am

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Communist Party of India (M) Hannan Mollah on Wednesday said that Bengal is being ruled by hooligans who are creating ruckus. He said the party in power has given many hate speeches to create tension in the society. He said such a commotion erupts during the tenure of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee only. He further said that anyone who tried to stand up against them was threatened.