Sweety Kumari

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Martyrs’ Day rally: 5,000 cops on road, traffic restrictions in Kolkata today

Top officials, including Commissioner of Police Anuj Sharma and Joint Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) Jawed Shamim, visited the venue to oversee the preparedness on Saturday.

Kolkata: SpiceJet technician killed after getting stuck in aircraft’s landing door; DGCA, police begin probe

The body was so badly stuck that fire brigade had to cut it out from the landing gear of the aircraft to remove it. The body has been sent for post mortem.

Two days after he was beaten up, Nadia man dies; BJP MP blames ‘TMC goons’

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh demanded the immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from the post of Home Minister as she has "completely failed to perform her duties in maintaining the law and order situation in the state".

Kolkata: Jump in petrol, diesel prices fuels anger among transporters; protest brews

The West Bengal Petroleum Dealers’ Association will meet CM Mamata Banerjee and share their grievances with her. West Bengal Truck Operators’ Association too criticised the Budget saying it will add extra burden on loss-making transporters.

‘Cut money’ fallout: CM Mamata Banerjee sacks Hooghly district unit chief Tapan Dasgupta

Dasgupta, who represents Saptagram Assembly constituency, has been accused of misappropriating funds meant for public schemes and taking kickbacks from people for adding them as beneficiaries in government schemes.

Bengal: TMC worker found dead in West Medinipur, party points finger at BJP

Last week, nearly 50 people were injured in a clash between two groups, allegedly supporters of BJP and TMC, in Keshpur area West Medinipur. Political violence continues to rock Bengal since the Lok Sabha polls result.

The colour of money

A stipend for priests, after one for imams. In divided West Bengal, all eyes on the other side of the coin.

West Bengal: Woman cop accuses BJP men of molesting her during protest

Bharati Ghosh has denied all allegations and accused the same woman of physically assaulting her.

Kolkata Police arrests four Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen militants

According to police, the four accused were propagating their agenda through social media and digital documents and audio files were also recovered from their possession.

Class X girl found dead in washroom of Kolkata school

According to the police, a group of students found her lying inside the washroom around 2 pm after which she was taken to a hospital in Jodhpur Park where she was declared dead on arrival.

Two killed in fresh Bengal violence, TMC and BJP blame each other

The violence broke out hours before DGP Virendra Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate a new police station in the area, which was set up in view of the prevailing law and order situation.

West Bengal: Bhatpara on edge as fresh clashes leave two dead, three injured; section 144 imposed

Section 144 has been imposed in the area and senior police officials have rushed to the spot, with shops, market places and business establishments seen downing shutters following the unrest.

Kolkata: Doctors refuse to meet Mamata Banerjee as strike enters fifth day

Expressing concerns about the suffering of common people, the junior doctors sought an urgent solution to the crisis by ensuring proper security and safety at hospitals.

West Bengal: Doctor-patient, public-govt, lines drawn hard in the ward

This is the state’s showpiece hospital — it houses the Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER), has a sanctioned bed strength of 1775, several departments, OPDs, special clinics, organ transplant facilities.

Mamata Banerjee calls for talks after Calcutta HC push, doctor protests go national

The standoff snowballed with doctors in several states starting protests in a show of solidarity and the Indian Medical Association calling a nationwide strike on June 17.

Bengal protests: Acted swiftly, 5 held so far for assaulting doctors, say cops

As the medical fraternity from across the country began to rally behind their Bengal colleagues, the agitating doctors Friday set six conditions, including documentary evidence and details of action taken against those who had attacked the junior medicos, to the administration for withdrawal of their strike.

Bengal protests: Doctors defy Mamata’s deadline, continue stir

11 senior doctors resign citing insecurity, delegation of junior medicos meets Governor

Resume work or face action: Mamata sets deadline for protesting doctors

"I saw people waiting for treatment outside the hospital today, some of them were really critical. This is shameful and I condemn the unlawful protest," Banerjee said.

West Bengal political pot simmers as hospital protests spread

On Wednesday, the “cease-work” agitation by junior doctors and interns snowballed from NRS hospital to all 13 medical college hospitals and at least six district hospitals.

Kolkata doctors’ strike hits patients: ‘Where will I go if something happens to my brother’

Like Haque, thousands of other patients across the state were left in the lurch following a strike called by junior doctors to protest the assault of two of their colleagues at the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRS) on Tuesday.