Teens ‘elope’ from Jharkhand village, caught at Surat railway station
September 25, 2018 5:59:47 am

Members of the Bharat Jakat Majhi Marwa squatted on railway tracks at Balichak, Nekusini, Salboni, Chattna and Khamasuli affecting train movement, an SER spokesperson said.

September 25, 2018 5:53:45 am

The organ, which was flown in from Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh on a chartered plane late on Sunday, was brought to Fortis hospital on EM Bypass through a green corridor at midnight, a senior officer of Kolkata Traffic Police said.

Partha Chatterjee on Islampur deaths: Violence at Darivit school handiwork of outsiders
September 25, 2018 5:29:53 am

State education minister Partha Chatterjee asks district inspectors to inform magistrates and education officer about recommendation regarding teacher recruitment.

Accused Pune school principal was put under house arrest for 3 yrs by ‘religious authority’: Pune cops
September 25, 2018 5:23:02 am

The CID had got a tip-off that some candidates were likely to use an improvised wireless device and an earphone to cheat during the exam.

West Bengal: Bridge collapses in Kakdwip
September 25, 2018 5:13:09 am

This is the third such incident in September. Three weeks ago, part of the Majherhat Bridge gave way in Kolkata, leaving three dead and many injured.

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September 24, 2018 2:54:05 am

CPM workers demanded that there be an impartial probe into the death of the students and punishment should be meted out to the guilty. They also said that both the ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP were indulging in politics over the issue.

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September 24, 2018 2:55:09 am

Meanwhile, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said all government offices and various modes of transportation will function normally Wednesday.

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September 24, 2018 6:52:51 am

Two men had died of bullet injuries on the grounds of Daribhit high school after a clash between police and local residents on September 20 over the appointment of teachers.

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September 24, 2018 2:24:34 am

Since the lookout notice has already been issued, it will not be possible for them to escape via rail or air route. “The only way they can escape is via road, and that’s why we have kept everyone on alert,” an official said.

NGT, ban on use of hot mix plant fro road construction, ban on burning fossil fuel for road construction, Air pollution, West bengal, kolkata, indian express
September 23, 2018 4:19:54 am

The bans, however, do not feature as a recommendation by an expert committees that had been formed to look into the question of dealing with air pollution. Meanwhile, the green court reprimanded the state government for citing lack of funds for its non-compliance in these recommendations.

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September 23, 2018 4:10:12 am

Acting on specific intelligence, DRI, Siliguri officers recovered 27 kg of gold bars of foreign origin, valued at Rs 8.62 crore.

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September 23, 2018 4:09:46 am

The officers were acting on a tip-off that exotic birds were being smuggled into India from Bangladesh through the border near North 24 Parganas, a DRI officer said.

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September 23, 2018 3:56:06 am

DYFI student leader Sayandip Mitra said education institutions across the state were suffering from a paucity of teachers.

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September 23, 2018 3:48:38 am

Trouble had erupted in the high school over the appointment of Urdu and Sanskrit teachers, as the students and locals had demanded teachers for science and literature.

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September 23, 2018 3:59:04 am

“We have called for a 12-hour bandh on September 26 to protest against the inhumane killing of two students in Islampur by the police. When students ask for teachers, trigger-happy police fired on them, killing two. We want justice to prevail,” said Dilip Ghosh, state BJP president.

Kolkata: Gandhi Bhavan to get ‘heritage structure’ tag on October 2
September 22, 2018 10:41:06 am

This is the place where Mahatma Gandhi spent Independence eve to single-handedly broker peace between Hindus and Muslims during the riots following Direct Action Day.

Won’t observe surgical strike day: Bengal education minister Partha Chaterjee
September 22, 2018 10:41:57 am

The state education minister also slammed the central government for trying to malign the image of the Indian Army.

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September 21, 2018 5:44:40 am

Speaking at a press conference in Press Club, Kolkata, Ishrat said the ordinance approved by the Centre criminalising instant triple talaq is a victory.

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September 21, 2018 5:37:27 am

The issue of criminalising the practice of instant triple talaq will be one of the key topics in the upcoming BJP minority conference to be held at Kolkata’s Maheshwari Bhawan on September 25 and 26.

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September 22, 2018 7:32:55 am

A number of Muslim organisations in the state are planning to protest the ordinance, with many minority leaders saying they would not tolerate any interference in religious affairs.