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Farmers well looked after by Mamata Banerjee govt, says West Bengal minister Shashi Panja
Fri, Mar 05, 2021

The minister said the Bengal government provides Rs 6,000 per acre to farmers as against Rs 1,214 per acre given by the Centre.

West Bengal: With political ‘sandesh’, sweet shops dish up tasty messages
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

The 'khela hobe' slogan is depicted on white-green sweets and 'Jai shri Ram' on orange sweets. According to Mullick, the demand of green and orange 'rosogullas' have also shot up.

Bitter electoral slugfest in West Bengal gets a sweet makeover!
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

While some sweets have political slogans embossed on them, there are others with carvings of the ruling Trinamool Congress supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the BJP’s poll mascot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kolkata: Four labourers trapped in manhole die
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

According to the police, the incident happened around 12.30 pm during the construction of an underground drainage system at Purba Putiary Pump house near Aikyatan club.

Cattle smuggling: CBI names TMC leader Vinay Mishra in supplementary chargesheet
Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Though CBI has been searching for Mishra, who is absconding, and has also procured an arrest warrant against him, he wasn't named in the first chargesheet by the agency.

Pamela Goswami drugs case: Bengal BJP leader Rakesh Singh arrested
Wed, Feb 24, 2021

The Kolkata Police had carried out searches at Rakesh Singh's residence for at least three hours on Tuesday. Officers alleged while Singh was not at home, two of his sons obstructed them from carrying out their duties.

CBI reaches home of Mamata’s nephew to quiz wife in coal case
Mon, Feb 22, 2021

The move marks the first time that a central agency has sought to question a close family member of the Chief Minister.

Abhishek Banerjee’s wife summoned by CBI in coal pilferage case, TMC MP says ‘not the ones to be cowed down’
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

Hitting out at the saffron camp during a rally last week, Banerjee had dared Union Minister Amit Shah to first contest against her nephew before thinking of fighting her.

Arrested with cocaine, BJP youth leader Pamela Goswami alleges plot by Kailash Vijayvargiya’s aide
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

The Kolkata Police, however, claimed that Pamela Goswami was caught based on a “tip-off” and her father had last year complained that she was consuming drugs.

The Budget connection: ‘Govt cannot bring back the dead, but can ensure that people like us survive’
Tue, Feb 02, 2021

Bhagwan Panigrahi is back to picking up pieces in life, something the small vendor has done all along – ever since he ran away from home in Odisha's Balasore and boarded a train to Kolkata as an eight-year-old.

Explained: What the CBI’s cattle smuggling probe in West Bengal has found
Fri, Jan 22, 2021

The CBI is probing cross-border cow smuggling in West Bengal, a conspiracy which now also involves political leaders. How does the racket work? Who are the accused?

As CoWIN application malfunctions, some beneficiaries miss their shots
Sun, Jan 17, 2021

Sources said that not all the 20,700 people scheduled to receive the vaccine on the first day got their shots because of the glitches in CoWIN.

Over 15,000 in Bengal get shots, target short by 25%
Sun, Jan 17, 2021

According to officials, 20,700 workers were scheduled to be inoculated by the end of the day in 207 centres, but 25 per cent of those eligible did not turn up. Health officials said they were looking into why so many health workers were absent.

20,000 in Bengal to receive the jab; CM to supervise, interact
Sat, Jan 16, 2021

According to sources, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed her party leaders to keep an eye on the vaccination drive in their respective areas.

Wife of arrested Rose Valley group chairman arrested in connection with Ponzi scam
Fri, Jan 15, 2021

It is alleged that Subhra Kundu had high-level contacts in the bureaucratic and political circles and the sleuths believe that she was running the show on behalf of her husband, Gautam Kundu who is in jail.

‘The fire left nothing… life now seems more difficult than death’
Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Rahul, a student of Bagbazar High School in Kolkata, lost his home in Wednesday night fire that engulfed the entire slum, leaving over 100 families homeless in few hours.

Major fire breaks out in Kolkata’s Bagbazar area, 25 fire tenders at spot
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

At least 25 fire tenders were pressed into service as the blaze engulfed several houses in the slum on Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue beside the Bagbazar Women's College near the Chitpore Lock Gate Bridge.

Explained: CBI’s probe into cross-border cow smuggling trade and its widening net in Bengal
Thu, Jan 07, 2021

Individuals with political links are also under CBI’s scanner as it has widened the probe. In a significant development, the central agency issued a look out notice last week against Trinamool Youth Congress leader Vinay Kumar Mishra.

CBI raids TMC youth leader’s properties in cattle smuggling case; lookout notice issued
Fri, Jan 01, 2021

This is the first time that a TMC leader has directly been named in the cattle smuggling case.

After wife joins TMC, BJP MP Saumitra Khan says will send divorce notice
Fri, Dec 25, 2020

Breaking down at a press meet, Khan, who is also Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha President, said, "I give you full freedom. This is my appeal to you to remove my surname 'Khan' from your name."

Bengal: BJP worker found dead, party blames TMC for 2nd ‘killing’ in 24 hrs
Mon, Dec 14, 2020

The state government has rejected a  move by the Union Home Ministry to summon to Delhi the three IPS officers who were responsible for providing security to the BJP chief.

Bengal governor flays Mamata over Nadda convoy attack, summons chief secy, DGP
Fri, Dec 11, 2020

The governor urged the chief minister to apologise for the incident, adding that he had summoned the chief secretary and the DGP.

Ex-Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in hospital, critical
Wed, Dec 09, 2020

The two-time former chief minister has been suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, a respiratory ailment.

Mahua Moitra defends ‘dui poisar press’ remark, says reporter intruded
Wed, Dec 09, 2020

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra on Tuesday stoked a controversy after videos appeared in which she was seen describing a reporter as “two-paisa worth”.

TMC leader’s murder case : Mukul Roy named in CID’s supplementary chargesheet
Sun, Dec 06, 2020

According to sources, Roy's name allegedly cropped up during the course of investigation. He has also been questioned by the CID earlier, following which he had secured an anticipatory bail from the high court last year.