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West Bengal news


John Barla’s elevation shows BJP favours Bengal division: TMC

July 09, 2021 12:52 am

While John Barla refused to comment on his previous statement, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh denied the allegations and said that the party doesn't support bifurcation of the state.

One dead as BJP workers clash with police, party calls north Bengal bandh tomorrow

December 07, 2020 7:59 pm

The police used water cannons and lobbed tear gas shells to stop the BJP workers from moving past the barricades even as the protesters pelted stones. Some activists even set fire to the barricades.

Bengal govt releases obit for its 'alive and healthy' minister, left red-faced

October 01, 2020 12:57 pm

Sundarbans Development Minister Manturam Pakhira had tested positive for Covid-19 and was shifted to Beliaghata ID Hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday.

West Bengal announces new lockdown dates, flight services from Covid-19 hotspot states to resume

August 28, 2020 11:08 am

West Bengal Lockdown Guidelines: Mamata Banerjee also said flights operations would resume from six Covid-19 hotspot states but extended the closure of educational institutes till September 20.

BJP is power hungry, out to topple elected govts: Mamata Banerjee

July 22, 2020 1:31 am

At virtual rally, CM says will be back next year: Bengal will be run by Bengalis.

West Bengal: Soldier open fire in Howrah, kills colleague, injures 2 others

May 02, 2019 3:38 pm

“One person died, two have been injured and are admitted in a hospital. An FIR has been lodged and the accused jawan has been arrested”, ADG (law and order) Siddhi Nath Gupta told Indian Express.

Row over Malda incident: Son of woman who won Bengal local polls shot at

August 31, 2018 5:07 am

“BJP attacked my house and shot my innocent child since I supported TMC during formation of the board,” Putul told a TV channel. BJP claimed the Trinamool Congress was responsible, which the ruling party denied.

West Bengal: Hindu Jagran Manch protests move to rename state as Bangla

July 29, 2018 5:22 am

The Hindu Jagran Manch on Saturday protested against the decision to rename West Bengal as ‘Bangla’. This move comes after the Assembly passed a resolution to rename the state as ‘Bangla’ in three languages — Bengali, English and Hindi.

Tiger killed in Lalgarh forest: Two booked

April 15, 2018 5:09 am

“We have registered a complaint against two people who are suspected to have been present when the incident took place,” said Chief Wildlife Warden Ravi Kant Sinha.

West Bengal: Tiger dead, officials suspect it was hunted

April 14, 2018 5:39 am

“The cause of death can only be ascertained after an autopsy. Two wounds have been found on its body, it seems a sharp object has been used to attack the tiger. We will lodge an FIR in Lalgarh police station and file a complaint at Midnapore court,” said a senior forest official.