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‘As long as earth exists, there will be rape’

Describing rape a social malady, he said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alone cannot do anything to prevent it.

Cong welcomes TMC MP Somen Mitra’s resignation

Mitra left the party to form his own outfit in 2007, but merged with the Trinamool Congress in 2008 and contested from Diamond Harbour on a TMC ticket.


Somen Mitra to resign from Lok Sabha in Jan

Mitra has already informed the Congress that he will join the party in January.

Congress confirms Somen’s return

There is speculation that Mitra may be given the Kolkata North seat,currently held by TMC’s Sudip Bandopadhyay.

Rebel ranks swelling,3 TMC MPs take aim at Mamata

Roy,who was present at the gathering along with Krishnanagar Lok Sabha MP Tapas Paul,said she was proud of Sikha Mitra.

Rebel ranks swelling,3 TMC MPs take aim at Mamata

Several Trinamool Congress MPs joined veteran politician Somen Mitra at a blood donation camp in the city on Friday,where they criticised the party openly,triggering speculation of a split before the Lok Sabha elections. Mitra,a Congress old-timer who is now the Trinamool MP from Diamond Harbour,has for long kept a distance from his party leadership. Asked […]


SEC notifies civic polls on Sept 21

Notification for elections in 12 municipalities was issued by the State Election Commission (SEC) Friday,for which the commission may seek the assistance of central forces

Cops protest rigorous poll duty

Around 50 policemen of Kolkata Police Tuesday staged protests against poor lodging arrangements during election duty in various districts

One arrested for allegedly raping a married woman

A person was arrested for allegedly raping a married woman at Diamond Harbour in South 24-Parganas district,a police official said.

A ‘rare’ passion

Rabi Halder has been collecting and preserving rare archaeological specimens,about 1500 now,since he left school in class V.