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Bengal Assembly will pass resolution against CAA: Mamata Banerjee

Bengal is doing the job of unifying the country: Mamata Banerjee

January 17, 2020 4:34:20 am

On Tuesday, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh had said that the state had become a “hub of anti-nationals” and alleged the state government was sheilding the infiltrators for its “vote-bank” politics.

Ant-CAA protest: ABVP members allegedly attack SFI students at Visva Bharati University

Anti-CAA protest: ABVP members attacked us at Visva Bharati University, allege SFI activists

January 16, 2020 6:47:50 pm

The two students who were attacked had taken part in a protest against BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta on January 8. The ABVP has, however, denied its involvement and said the activists are not a part of the organisation.

40 lakh mark Makar Sankranti with a holy dip in Gangasagar

40 lakh mark Makar Sankranti with a holy dip in Gangasagar

January 16, 2020 6:06:06 am

A district official of South 24 Parganas said, “This year, we were expecting 40 lakh pilgrims during Makar Sankranti. However, the number crossed the 40-lakh mark. Everything took place in a very peaceful manner.”

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Dhankhar stands by Arjuna arrow remark: I subscribe to Indian history and culture

January 16, 2020 6:04:16 am

Meanwhile, the Governor once again lambasted the state university vice-chancellors for not not attending his meeting and forming a council without taking him into confidence.

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Movement dubbed as ‘second freedom struggle’ Call from Park Circus Maidan: We have no other country

January 16, 2020 5:54:40 am

The choice of the ground is significant as a part of it is called the National Congress Park, for the various meetings the Congress held here during the Independence struggle.

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Dilip Ghosh repeats: Will shoot protesters

January 16, 2020 5:54:05 am

On Tuesday, a complaint was filed at Habra police station in North 24 Parganas district, which the police said was being treated as an FIR. The second complaint has been filed by a TMC leader in Ranaghat area of Nadia.

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Case against 150 unidentified people after Left students ‘gherao’ Mamata

January 15, 2020 12:48:34 pm

Banerjee faced protests by Left students for meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and allegedly "diluting the fight against the CAA".

Bengal Governor invites CM, Opposition party leaders to ‘discuss’ two pending Bills

Bengal Governor invites CM, Opposition party leaders to ‘discuss’ two pending Bills

January 14, 2020 6:04:29 am

Raj Bhawan and the state government have been at loggerheads over the pending bills.

Brothers from UP ‘beaten to death’ in Surat

West Bengal: Man killed in firing by forest officials, probe ordered

January 14, 2020 5:52:16 am

According to sources, the Forest Department personnel were on routine patrolling when they found some suspicious movements and opened fire, during which Bimal Rabha, a resident of Uttar Mendabari area, was hit by a bullet.

Ganga Sagar Mela starts today amid tight security

Ganga Sagar Mela starts today amid tight security

January 14, 2020 5:44:12 am

According to the local administration, people have already started visiting Ganga Sagar for a holy dip in the confluence of river Ganga and Bay of Bengal on Poush Sankranti (January 14 and 15).

West Bengal: Oppn hits out at PM for making ‘political speech’ at Belur Math

January 13, 2020 1:52:05 pm

Claiming the countrywide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) have cornered the Centre, the TMC, CPI(M) and the Congress said the Prime Minister should have “spared the holy land of Belur Math from his divisive politics”.

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Oppn Slams Move: ‘Modi name changer, could have launched new projects instead’

January 13, 2020 4:49:24 am

Both the ruling and opposition parties in the state, however, agreed that instead of renaming the KoPT, he could have announced new initiatives, generating jobs, which would have been “the perfect gift” for youngsters on National Youth Day.

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Kolkata: Air Asia flight makes emergency landing after passenger makes bomb threat

January 13, 2020 6:57:20 am

The call to make an emergency landing was made after the passenger informed the cabin crew that she is laden with explosives, which she threatened to detonate. 

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PM Modi renames Kolkata Port Trust after Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Mamata skips ceremony

January 12, 2020 2:25:40 pm

Taking a swipe at Mamata Banerjee, who participated in the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act after meeting him on Saturday, Modi said the state government was not keen on implementing central schemes as it does not benefit "syndicates".

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Introduce chapters on Constitution in schools, colleges: SFI to Mamata

January 12, 2020 3:15:43 am

The letter, sent on Friday, states that the history of India is that of communal harmony and pluralism. But recently Hindutva forces using the government education system and are trying to spread the ‘poison’ of communal division in the country.

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Kolkata: Security stepped up ahead of Modi visit

January 11, 2020 11:17:21 am

According to a state government officer, the roadmap was planned considering the fact that the PM is scheduled to arrive at a time when the light will not be favourable to fly him to the city in a helicopter from the airport.

Kolkata: After HC nod, BJP takes out rally against ‘worsening law and order, rise in rape cases’

Kolkata: After HC nod, BJP takes out rally against ‘worsening law and order, rise in rape cases’

January 11, 2020 5:11:29 am

The rally was led by West Bengal BJP Mahila Morcha president and party MP Locket Chatterjee.

Kolkata: Day after Naihati cracker blast, Home Department seeks report

Kolkata: Day after Naihati cracker blast, Home Department seeks report

January 11, 2020 5:06:23 am

Police sources said the Barrackpore commissionerate is likely to give a report on Sunday.

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Kolkata: 3 buses torched after speeding bus runs over biker in Khidderpore, 5 arrested

January 11, 2020 11:03:03 am

According to South Port police sources, the local residents claimed three buses were racing against each other when one of them hit Anil Verma who was riding a motorcycle.

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PM Modi to dedicate 4 heritage buildings, launch light-and-sound show at Howrah bridge

January 11, 2020 11:10:16 am

Union Minister of State for Shipping with independent charge Mansukh L Mandaviya on Friday said the PM will hand over a cheque of Rs 501 crore towards the final installment to meet the deficit in the pension funds of retired and existing employees of the Kolkata Port Trust during an event at Netaji Indoor Stadium on Sunday.