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  • Mamata’s security officer removed hrs before poll

    Mamata’s security officer removed hrs before poll

    Hours before polls, the EC removed chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s security officer Ashok Chakraborty, presently officer on special duty (OSD) in an ex-cadre post in the rank of SP in the state’s directorate of security with “immediate effect”.

    April 10, 2021
  • Ritual and reality of imposing Hindi

    Ritual and reality of imposing Hindi

    IACS is the oldest scientific research institute of the country that was established in 1876 by Dr. Mahendralal Sarkar, a renowned physician of his time who propagated all his life the importance of fundamental research in basic sciences.

    April 3, 2021
  • TMC will win all seats in 24 Pgs (S): Abhishek

    TMC will win all seats in 24 Pgs (S): Abhishek

    Abhishek accused the Election Commission of holding a two-phase election at the behest of BJP in Diamond Harbour and added that since TMC won all 31 seats in South 24 Parganas, elections are held in three phase to ebb their chances of winning, but he exuded confidence that his party will win the seats this time too.

    March 27, 2021
  • Ph 1: 659 CAPF companies for 30 seats

    Ph 1: 659 CAPF companies for 30 seats

    In Bankura, the first phase of polls will be held in four constituencies for which 83 companies have been deployed.

    March 27, 2021
  • Veteran Kolkata journalist releases 1971 Photo Book ahead of PM’s Dhaka visit

    Veteran Kolkata journalist releases 1971 Photo Book ahead of PM’s Dhaka visit

    The spirit seen at birth remains unchanged 50 years later as Bangladesh celebrates the Golden Jubilee of its Independence with Indian PM Narendra Modi as guest of honour in what is obviously an expression of deep gratitude for India's role in Bangladesh's liberation.

    March 25, 2021
  • Trinamul manifesto ‘ultimate bluff’: Left

    Trinamul manifesto ‘ultimate bluff’: Left

    CPI-M leader Surya Kanta Mishra shared a message where CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury stressed that Bengal needs an alternate narrative which is both secular and democratic seeking to restore constitutional order.

    March 19, 2021
  • PM arrives in Bengal today to soothe ruffled feathers?

    PM arrives in Bengal today to soothe ruffled feathers?

    The BJP may release their party's election manifesto on 21 March, party sources said today. The party will highlight industry, employment generation, tourism industry in their manifesto.

    March 18, 2021
  • Tickets to turncoats: Bengal BJP leaders to meet Shah in Delhi

    Tickets to turncoats: Bengal BJP leaders to meet Shah in Delhi

    Today, BJP supporters also continued and intensified protest against turncoats who became candidates. Protesters threatened self-immolation if their grievances were not addressed.

    March 17, 2021
  • Wheelchair-bound Mamata Banerjee says ‘won’t bow down’ during Kolkata rally

    Wheelchair-bound Mamata Banerjee says ‘won’t bow down’ during Kolkata rally

    Paying homage to the 14 villagers of Nandigram who died in police firing on March 14, 2007, Mamata Banerjee declared that nothing will keep her from protecting the democratic rights of the people.

    March 14, 2021
  • Land acquisition through agreement: Left draft manifesto

    Land acquisition through agreement: Left draft manifesto

    Bengal has been witnessing a series of protest rallies on various grounds among which education sector has grabbed the limelight, especially after a year of Covid lockdown.

    March 13, 2021
  • Truckers accuse cops of extortion

    Truckers accuse cops of extortion

    Earlier, the truck operators under the Federation of West Bengal Truck Operators’ Association have alleged atrocities by a section of police.

    March 13, 2021
  • Schools can’t expel students without court’s nod: HC

    Schools can’t expel students without court’s nod: HC

    The matter will be heard by the Supreme Court on 5 April and adjourning it till 16 April, the Division Bench directed that the schools be served with copies of the petition.

    March 13, 2021
  • Ray’s characters feature in Left digital campaign

    Ray’s characters feature in Left digital campaign

    The maestro of parallel cinema Ray’s political satire of 1980, ‘Hirak Rajar Deshe’ (In the land of the Diamond King) has once again drawn the attention with CPI-M using it for their digital campaign against the binary force of Trinamul Congress and the BJP.

    March 11, 2021
  • Pamela case: Two more held

    Pamela case: Two more held

    Around 10 gm of cocaine was seized from one person who was picked up from Entally, and another was arrested from the KIT building in the Poddar Court area on Tuesday night, a senior officer said.

    March 11, 2021
  • Koilaghat fire: SIT seeks mock drills details, building plan

    Koilaghat fire: SIT seeks mock drills details, building plan

    A devastating fire broke out on the 13th floor of the sprawling building housing the server room, a lab and a computerised ticket booking centre on its ground floor.

    March 11, 2021
  • Ticket turn: TMC MLA, minister Hansda join BJP

    Ticket turn: TMC MLA, minister Hansda join BJP

    He is a two-time MLA from the Tapan seat in the Dakshin Dinajpur district.

    March 11, 2021
  • Nine killed as massive fire breaks out in Kolkata high-rise

    Nine killed as massive fire breaks out in Kolkata high-rise

    The fire broke out in a multi-storeyed building at New Koilaghat on Strand Road.

    March 9, 2021