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Song of the Open Road

My grandfather, the wanderer and storyteller. Remembering Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, 125 years after his birth

BJP trying to grab Durga Pujas like civic bodies: TMC

The BJP retaliated by saying that on the contrary, the TMC was trying to “thwart them” from being part of Puja committees. The BJP is trying to be part of the Durga Puja in a big way throughout Bengal.


West Bengal: BJP workers, cops injured in clash during ‘law violation event’

The incident took place during a ‘law-violation programme’, organised by BJP to protest the state government’s decision to deny permission for ‘rath yatra’.

One for the road: How a 1960s musical troupe tried to soothe a riot-stricken Assam

In the aftermath of a riot, a musical troupe led by maestros Hemango Biswas and Bhupen Hazarika tried to broker peace between two communities: the Bengalis and the Assamese. Now, 58 years later, when politics have prised open old wounds again, the journey is being invoked through a song.

Day after Islampur clash in Bengal, another man dies, official suspend

The clash occurred on Thursday after students of Daribhit High School near Islampur in North Dinajpur district began protesting against newly appointed teachers visiting the school, sources said.

Now, register complaints against ‘fake docs’ in Bengal

Now you will be able to register a complaint against fake doctors on the West Bengal Medical Council website.


Party workers want alliance with CPI(M): Bengal Congress chief

The final call would be taken by the Congress High Command.

13 years too late for many in North Bengal's tea gardens

25 deaths at Bagrakote tea garden in North Bengal since April got CM Mamata Banerjee to tour the region, announce a package and take action against the owners. That's 13 years too late for many in the tea country, where hunger and deaths set in a while ago.

CM Mamata Banerjee fires fresh salvo at Centre over funding

"The Centre has slashed funds for 37 projects and 50 schemes in the last one year."

BJP unit plans meet to worship cow in heart of Kolkata

The BJP unit, which goes by the name Gau Mata Raksha Abhijan, will also distribute cow milk free during the event.

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People naming me should present facts: Gulam Rasool

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)

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.