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Sushant Singh case: Probe ordered after Bengali women face online abuse
Wed, Aug 05, 2020

This comes after actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father filed a case against actor Rhea Chakraborty and five others, accusing them of abetment of suicide.

Fruit and vegetable exports down by 90% in lockdown, say Bengal traders
Mon, Aug 03, 2020

Bulk of vegetables and fruits are exported from the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport. They are exported to mostly Dubai, Qatar, Singapore, France, Italy and other European countries.

FIRs against Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh over ‘shot protesters like dogs’ remark
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

As the remarks drew all-round condemnation, the BJP distanced itself with Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo saying Dilip Ghosh’s remarks were against the stand of the party and a “figment of his imagination”.

How West Bengal govt has curbed food prices while providing better returns to farmers
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

The Sufal Bangla scheme, which was started in 2014, has rescued consumers in times of high inflation.

Bengal: Girl’s charred body found, family alleges gangrape, murder
Wed, Jan 08, 2020

A police officials said "we cannot confirm rape till we get the postmortem report. However, a case of gangrape has been registered on the basis of her family's complaint and the accused have been arrested."

NRC next, says BJP’s Bengali booklet on CAA
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

On the last page of the 23-page booklet, a question reads: “Will it be NRC after this? How much it is needed? And if there is NRC, will Hindus have to go to detention centres like in Assam?” The answer reads: “Yes, after this NRC will be implemented.

Bengal: Portion of Bardhaman Railway station building collapses, two injured
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

Bardhaman station collapse: Sources claimed one is critical after receiving head injuries. Work is on to remove the debris and look for people who might be trapped under it.

Kolkata Police cracks down on harassment, unruly bikers; 74 held
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Kolkata Police is also planning to launch a special team of women officers, who will be on duty 24x7 to ensure women safety, specially for those travelling late in the night.

With electric buses, West Bengal makes an ambitious push for curbing city pollution
Mon, Dec 02, 2019

The government also plans to increase the number of charging stations in and around the city. If things go as per plan, the transport department would convert its entire bus fleet to electric models in a few years from now.

Bengal bypolls: BJP loses political ground, NRC fear now grips party
Fri, Nov 29, 2019

According to party insiders, most of the BJP state leaders felt that the TMC had highlighted the issue of National Register of Citizens (NRC) to create panic among people, and that affected the BJP adversely.

A tearjerker: Onion @100 per kg in West Bengal
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Households take chicken and fish curries off plate; many wedding hosts revise menu.

Two lynched in West Bengal over suspicion of cow theft
Fri, Nov 22, 2019

The accused have been arrested on charges of murder, and more charges are likely to be added, the officer said.

BJP state chief attacks Mamata for ‘silence’ on Ayodhya judgment, Trinamool cites cyclone work
Sun, Nov 10, 2019

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is yet to respond to the Ayodhya verdict.

Kulgam killings: West Bengal to bring home 131 workers from Kashmir
Sat, Nov 02, 2019

“A total of 131 workers who had gone to Kashmir are being brought back to West Bengal with the help of the state government. They are from Murshidabad, Dinajpur and Malda,” Banerjee told reporters.

J&K: Five workers from Bengal killed in south Kashmir terror attack
Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Tuesday’s attack is the sixth in a string of incidents targeting non-residents in south Kashmir, and the second in 24 hours, taking the death toll to 11.

Safe Drive, Save Life: How Kolkata made its roads less accident prone
Mon, Oct 28, 2019

A 2016 campaign by Kolkata Traffic Police has reduced the road accidents and fatalities by almost a third.

India-Bangladesh border — BGB action unprovoked, did not fire a single bullet: BSF
Sat, Oct 19, 2019

Thursday’s incident took place along the riverine India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district.

Family of 3 killed in Bengal: BJP hits out at govt, police say no political link
Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Opposition BJP hit out at the ruling Trinamool Congress government in the state, claiming that the 40-year-old teacher, Bandhuprakash Pal, was an RSS functionary.

Murshidabad murders take political turn as BJP targets TMC over law and order situation
Thu, Oct 10, 2019

However, police sources stated that preliminary investigation has ruled out the political angle behind the murder, adding that they are looking at various angles including a property dispute. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case.

Kolkata: In the festival of homecoming, a pandal talks of a refugee’s thikana
Sat, Oct 05, 2019

This year, the theme of Rajdanga Naba Uday Sangha Puja Committee is migration and refugee and is titled, “Thikana” or the “address”. Spread over 28,000 sqft, the puja pandal is decorated with 1.50 lakh badminton shuttlecocks and 30 gigantic shuttlecocks, depicting “refugees”.

Saradha chit fund scam: Calcutta HC grants anticipatory bail to Rajeev Kumar
Tue, Oct 01, 2019

The agency has given multiple notices to Kumar, who is currently the Additional Director General in the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID), to appear before it for questioning as a witness in the multi-crore scam. 

Kolkata: Arsalan owner, 13 others arrested in poker raid
Sun, Sep 29, 2019

Akhtar Parvez, the restaurant chain owner, was one of the accused who was caught red-handed playing poker during a raid conducted at Friends Club in Camac Street and Leo Club at AJC Bose road. Huge amounts of cash were seized as board money.

Md Ali Park Pandal: Change in venue will not affect celebration, claim organisers
Sun, Sep 29, 2019

The iconic pandal, first set-up in 1969, had been shifted to a nearby fire station after the retaining wall of a British-era reservoir in the park collapsed. Lakhs of devotees visit the pandal every year.

Narada case: Mukul Roy fails to appear before CBI, summoned again today
Sat, Sep 28, 2019

According to sources, CBI officials wanted to speak to Roy before the five-day custody of IPS officer S M H Mirza, who was arrested on Thursday, ends on September 30.

Narada sting operation case: IPS officer held, CBI summons Mukul Roy
Fri, Sep 27, 2019

As per records, Mirza was taped accepting money from Narada news portal editor Mathew Samuel during a sting operation. During interrogation by the ED, which is probing the money trail into the case, Mirza accepted that he took cash from Samuel but as "donation" to an orphanage.