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Bengal T20 Challenge: Kalighat beat East Bengal
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Sudip Chatterjee continued his superb run as the Kalighat batsman smashed an unbeaten 60 off just 38 deliveries to guide his team to a two-wicket victory over East Bengal in Bengal T20 Challenge at Eden Gardens on Sunday. ... read..


 
Bengal T20 Challenge: Town Club beat Tapan Memorial
Kolkata | Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Purab Joshi smashed maiden fifty of the tournament while bowlers Md Kaif and Aritra Chatterjee bagged three wickets each as Town Club defeated Tapan Memorial by 28 runs in the recent match of the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge being played at the Eden Garde ... read..


 
Bagan beat East Bengal by one run, a day after loss to Tapan
Kolkata | Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST
A day after suffering a defeat at the hands of Tapan Memorial Club, Mohun Bagan defeated East Bengal by a solitary run in a thrilling derby in the Bengal T20 Challenge at Eden Gardens here on Saturday evening. ... read..


 
BJP workers allegedly ransack Trinamool offices in Khejuri
Kolkata | Sunday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
A day after Trinamool Congress heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigned from the state cabinet, violence erupted in West Bengal's East Midnapore district where Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists allegedly ransacked six Trinamool party offices. ... read..


 
Coal racket: CBI raids 30 places in Bengal
Kolkata | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation's anti-corruption branch on Saturday conducted marathon raids in as many as 30 different locations in West Bengal in connection with a coal-smuggling racket. ... read..


 
Bengal T20 Challenge: Manoj Tiwary ruled out due to knee injury
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 28, 2020 6:42:48 PM IST
Mohun Bagan AC batsman Manoj Tiwary was on Saturday ruled out from the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge. The batsman had undergone an MRI on his left knee, and after the reports came in, Tiwary has been ruled out from the tournament. ... read..


 
CBI searches in W Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, UP in coal mafia scam
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 28, 2020 2:12:39 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted searches at several places in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar in connection with cases related to coal mafia, officials said. ... read..


 
Trinamool MLA from Cooch Behar joins BJP
Kolkata | Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
In another jolt to the Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress MLA from Cooch Behar (south) Assembly constituency, Mihir Goswami, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi on Friday. ... read..


 
Emergency meeting at Mamata's residence after Suvendu resigns as minister
Kolkata | Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
After West Bengal Irrigation and Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari stepped down as minister, Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee called an emergency meeting at her residence here on Friday evening. ... read..


 
Mamata Banerjee to keep Transport Ministry portfolio with her office following Adhikari's resignation
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 28, 2020 2:12:54 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will keep the portfolio of Transport Ministry with her office after minister Suvendu Adhikari's resignation from the post. ... read..


 
Dissident minister Suvendu Adhikari quits Mamata cabinet
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
A day after West Bengal Irrigation and Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari was replaced from the post of Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC), the Trinamool Congress heavyweight from East Midnapore on Friday tendered his resignation as minister from ... read..


 
TMC's Suvendu Adhikari resigns from Mamata Cabinet
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 27, 2020 2:42:42 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and Minister in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet, Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned from his ministerial post. ... read..


 
Bengal T20 Challenger: Town Club beat East Bengal by 14 runs
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Town Club bowlers put on a dominant show along with Gitimoy Basu's blistering knock to defeat East Bengal by 14 runs in the Bengal T20 Challenger at the Eden Gardens on Thursday to register their second win on the trot. ... read..


 
Guv acting 'unconstitutionally': Trinamool MP
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee on Thursday alleged that Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was acting 'unconstitutional manner' and speaking on behalf of the accused and obstructing the investigation. ... read..


 
WB govt replaces disgruntled leader Subhendu Adhikari from key post
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Amid speculations of possible defection, West Bengal irrigation and transport minister Suvendu Adhikari was removed from the post of Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC) chairman on Thursday. ... read..


 
Abhishek, Chitrangda's pics from Bob Biswas set in Kolkata go viral
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Actor Abhishek Bachchan is currently shooting for his upcoming Bollywood film Bob Biswas in the city, and on-location photos of the actor in action went viral on Thursday. ... read..


 
Bengal T20 Challenge: Players, officials pay homage to Maradona
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
A one-minute silence was observed before the start of the Bengal T20 Challenge match between Tapan Memorial and Calcutta Customs on Thursday following the passing away of football icon Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart atta ... read..


 
Diego Maradona: Kolkata remembers 'God of Football'
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
A shockwave rippled through the neighbourhoods of Kolkata, known to be the Mecca of Indian football, following the demise of legendary footballer Diego Armando Maradona. ... read..


 
WB Governor acting unconstitutionally, he should be removed from post: TMC MP
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 26, 2020 6:12:49 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is acting unconstitutionally and he should be removed from the post, said Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee on Thursday. ... read..


 
Bengal T20 Challenge: Sudip shines as Kalighat beat Mohun Bagan
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Kalighat Club registered their first victory in the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge by beating Mohun Bagan by six wickets, thanks to Sudip Chatterjee's patient unbeaten half-century. ... read..


 
WB: Opposition holds demonstration against Centre's labour policies, blocks railway tracks
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 26, 2020 12:13:00 PM IST
Members of Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, CPI(M) and Congress blocked railway track in Jadavpur as trade unions observe nationwide strike against new labour policies introduced by the Centre. ... read..


 
WB: Opposition holds demonstration against Centre's farm laws, blocks railway tracks
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 26, 2020 11:12:45 AM IST
Members of Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, CPI(M) and Congress blocked railway track in Jadavpur as trade unions observe nationwide strike against new labour policies introduced by the Centre. ... read..


 
Bengal T20 Challenge: Das, Prasad power Tapan to win over EB
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
An all-round show by Tapan Memorial saw them beat East Bengal by six wickets in the Bengal T20 Challenge at Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Bengal's Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan tests Covid positive
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly, Abdul Mannan, has tested Covid-19 positive and was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Bengal is second Kashmir: Dilip Ghosh
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:09 PM IST
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday triggered a fresh controversy by calling Bengal "the second Kashmir". ... read..


 
Will ensure Trinamool's win even if I am in jail: Mamata
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:09 PM IST
Launching a scathing attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday threw a challenge at her arch-rival saying she will ensure Trinamool Congress wins even if she is sent to jail. ... read..


 
Bengal T20 Challenge: Kaif steals win for Town against Kalighat
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
An all-round show from Md. Kaif saw Town Club snatch a thrilling three-wicket win against Kalighat Club in the second match of the inaugural Bengal T20 Challenge. ... read..


 
Suvendu Adhikari holds rally under apolitical banner, Trinamool claims he is in'
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
With high-voltage West Bengal elections barely a few months away, West Bengal Irrigation and Transport minister Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday took out a massive rally in East Midnapore's Khejuri under an apolitical banner. ... read..


 
Ready to work with Centre for speedy vaccination: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 24, 2020 7:42:41 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state government was ready to work with the central government to ensure speedy vaccination for everyone. ... read..


 
India will play five T20Is against England, says Ganguly
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 24, 2020 5:12:42 PM IST
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has revealed that India will play five T20Is against England when the visitors tour the country early next year. ... read..


 
Cricket back at Eden Gardens after 8 months with Bengal T20 Challenge
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Competitive cricket returns to revered Eden Gardens here on Tuesday after more than eight months, due to Covid-induced lockdown, with a Mohun Bagan-Calcutta Customs Club encounter of the first Bengal T20 Challenge. ... read..


 
Love and jihad don't go together: Trinamool MP Nusrat Jahan
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress MP from Basirhat Nusrat Jahan slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for using religion as a political tool to consolidate their support base ahead of the state assembly elections. ... read..


 
Abhishek Bachchan off to Kolkata for 'Bob Biswas' shoot
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 1:45:07 AM IST
Actor Abhishek Bachchan is on his way to Kolkata to resume shooting for his upcoming film, Bob Biswas. ... read..


 
Bengal Guv criticises amassing of wealth by public servants
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The arrest of Govind Agarwal by Kolkata Police's detective department for cheating sparked off a fresh debate on Monday as West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took to Twitter to criticise corruption and amassing of wealth by public servants. ... read..


 
Eden Gardens gears up for cricketing action with Bengal T20 Challenge
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2020 8:12:43 PM IST
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is all set to roll out the maiden edition of Bengal T20 Challenge as six of the top club teams gear up to vie for the trophy at Eden Gardens from Tuesday. ... read..


 
Love and jihad don't go hand in hand, says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2020 7:12:46 PM IST
Amid the uproar over 'love jihad', Trinamool Congress (TMC) Member of Parliament (MP) Nusrat Jahan on Monday said that love and jihad don't go hand in hand and people come up with certain topics like this just before elections. ... read..


 
AIMIM's Anwar Pasha, other workers join TMC
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2020 6:12:41 PM IST
AIMIM's West Bengal unit leader Anwar Pasha along with several other party workers joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday. ... read..


 
Covid, players' illnesses hit Bengal T20 Challenge cricket
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST
Three of the six teams in the Bengal T20 Challenge have called in replacements in their squad after players have been forced out following positive results for Covid tests and on other medical grounds. ... read..


 
BJP leaders frustrated by internal discord, few MPs trying to join TMC, says Kunal Ghosh
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2020 1:42:56 AM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Kunal Ghosh on Sunday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were annoyed by their internal discord that a few of their MPs were trying to join the TMC. ... read..


 
By promoting mixopathy, govt is putting lives of 130 cr Indians at stake: former IMA president
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2020 1:42:50 AM IST
By whimsically promoting 'mixopathy', the government is putting the lives of over 130 crore Indians at stake, said Santanu Sen, former Indian Medical Association (IMA) national president and Trinamool Congress MP on Sunday. ... read..


 
We don't need to prove we are patriotic, says Awadh's royal descendant (IANS Special)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
The royal descendant of Awadh, who got settled in Kolkata, recounts the patriotic lineage and participation of his family in the First War of Indias Independence in an attempt to take on the rhetoric of debate over his family's contribution in the fight a ... read..


 
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