Santanu Chowdhury


Birbhum village head urges government to bring back ‘missing’ locals
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Rampurhat SDPO Mithun Kumar Dey confirmed the incident and said he has asked Margram police to lodge an FIR. “We are probing the matter,” said a police official.

2019 Lok Sabha polls: CPM allies ‘reluctant’ to partner with Congress
Sat, Jun 16, 2018

There has been a general proposition within CPM that there should be an alliance with Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls to defeat both TMC and BJP. However, a final decision in the regard has not yet been taken.

West Bengal: Partha Chatterjee slams Governor over Yoga Day circular
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Chatterjee also said the state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been laying emphasis on physical education in academic institutions.

‘It will affect our livelihood’: Fishermen write to Centre over coastal notification
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

According to DMF, changes in the CRZ notification issued in April this year will have adverse effect on the livelihoods of fishermen in the coastal region.

West Bengal WBCHSE HS 12th results 2018: 83.75% passed, Granthan Sengupta secures first rank
Fri, Jun 08, 2018

WBCHSE HS results 2018: Granthan Sengupta from Jalpaiguri Zilla School in Jalpaiguri district topped the exam after scoring 496 marks out of 500 (99.2 per cent). He is the first student from Arts stream to top the exam in five years.

With Maheshtala, BJP continues to be main challenger to TMC
Sat, Jun 02, 2018

After coming second in the three-tier state panchayat polls, the BJP on Thursday also came second in the Maheshtala Assembly bypoll, with its candidate Sujit Ghosh receiving 42,053 votes.

Visva Bharati water crisis: Faculty to submit memorandum to acting Vice-Chancellor
Tue, May 29, 2018

During the convocation on Friday last week, students had staged a protest over shortage in drinking water supply at the event, which led PM Modi, who was present at the ceremony as the university chancellor, to apologize to the students.

Civic volunteer’s journey to gold medal — juggling work and study
Tue, May 29, 2018

As a civic volunteer under Asansol North police station, his schedule in the last few months has been tough. He was among the 80,000 volunteers deployed for panchayat election duty.

‘We seek cooperation to resolve Rohingya influx, tackle terror’
Sun, May 27, 2018

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday thanked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for developing the birthplace of Kazi Nazrul Islam.

Must protect our youth from terror, divisive forces: Sheikh Hasina
Sun, May 27, 2018

Speaking at the special convocation ceremony in Kazi Nazrul Universit at Asansol, the Bangladeshi PM also urged attending students to rise above communalism and uphold the secular fabric of the country.

Indo-Bangla relations have entered golden phase, says PM Modi
Sat, May 26, 2018

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who was greeted by Modi in Bengali, said that India and Bangladesh have already resolved many issues.

Visva-Bharati students protest shortage of drinking water, PM Modi apologises
Sat, May 26, 2018

The prime minister urged the university and its students to bring 100 or 200 villages under its ambit by 2021 — the centenary year of the varsity.

Visva Bharati University convocation: PM Modi calls Tagore a global citizen, Hasina claims his bigger contribution in Bangladesh
Fri, May 25, 2018

Around 10,000 post-graduate and 1,000 PhD students of the Visva Bharati University — the only Central Univeersity which has the Prime Minister as its chancellor — will receive their certificates on Friday.

Sheikh Hasina to inaugurate Bangladesh Bhavan today, her minister oversees preparations
Fri, May 25, 2018

A replica of ‘Padma Boat’, which Rabindranath Tagore used during his frequent visits across undivided Bengal, would be exhibited at the bhavan’s ground floor museum.

Kolkata: Visva Bharati University breaks tradition, invites Mamata Banerjee to dais
Fri, May 25, 2018

This will be the first time a West Bengal chief minister attends the varsity’s convocation since Siddhartha Shankar Ray in the 1970s. Ray, however, was not invited to the dais at the time.

West Bengal panchayat polls — Want panchayat offices painted saffron: BJP’s winning candidates
Thu, May 24, 2018

Veteran CPM leader Rabin Deb said that BJP lacked democratic values and was just following in the footsteps of the TMC government.

‘It is a matter of pride’: Bangladeshi students in Kolkata prepare for Sheikh Hasina’s visit
Wed, May 23, 2018

Students at Visva Bharati University will sing national anthems of both countries, ashram song and one Vedic sloka to welcome Bangladesh PM.

TMC sweeps violent Bengal panchayat polls, BJP is distant second, CPM and Congress trail
Fri, May 18, 2018

West Bengal panchayat election results: According to the State Election Commission (SEC), counting of votes will continue till Thursday midnight and the results will be clear on Friday.

West Bengal Panchayat polls: Satisfied, BJP says real game is Lok Sabha polls
Fri, May 18, 2018

The BJP’s performance has been better in North Bengal and in Malda, a Muslim majority district and a Congress stronghold. The BJP came second there ahead of Congress and the Left. 

West Bengal Panchayat Election Result: TMC set for a clean sweep, BJP at second spot
Thu, May 17, 2018

A clash between workers of TMC and BJP broke out in Birbhum district after the latter won Mallarpur Gram Panchayat. Police resorted to lathicharge to bring the situation under control.