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Calcutta HC questions exigency of Bhabanipur bypoll
Kolkata | Friday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The bypoll to the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency took a critical turn after acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, Rajesh Bindal, on Friday questioned the exigency of the by-election, besides asking who will take the financial responsibility of th ... read..


 
West Bengal: BJP writes to West Bengal Chief Election Officer demanding removal of DCP South from election duty
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 11:46:04 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday wrote to the Chief Election Officer of West Bengal demanding removal of DCP South, Akash Magharia, alleging that he molested BJP's Bhabhanipur candidate Priyanka Tibrewal and three other Members of Parliament (MP). ... read..


 
Bengal government to develop four permanent helipads
Kolkata | Friday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Considering the recent natural calamities and the state government's problem to reach out to the affected areas, the state government has decided to develop four permanent helipads in South 24 parganas so that the administration can expedite the evacuatio ... read..


 
Coal smuggling case: ED questions Bengal ADG Gyanwant Singh
Kolkata | Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
A West Bengal IPS officer posted as ADG in the state Criminal Investigation Department, Gyanwant Singh was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in a multi-crore coal smuggling case at the agency's New Delhi office on Friday. ... read..


 
Durand Cup: Bengaluru eye final four berth against Army Green in QF
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 5:46:00 PM IST
Going into the quarter-final clash against Army Green, Bengaluru FC coach Naushad Moosa has said his side is focused on tackling each game at a time. The quarter-final clash is set to take place at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Satu ... read..


 
TMC's goal is to separate West Bengal, make 'Greater Bangladesh': WB BJP chief
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 5:16:13 PM IST
Slamming the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sukanta Majumdar on Friday said the ultimate goal of the TMC is to separate the state and make a 'Greater Bangladesh'. ... read..


 
ISL: Former Real Madrid coach Angel Garcia becomes East Bengal assistant coach
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 5:16:10 PM IST
Former Real Madrid coach Angel Puebla Garcia will be deputy to SC East Bengal head coach Manuel 'Manolo' Diaz, also fulfilling the responsibilities of a strength and fitness coach, it was announced on Friday. ... read..


 
Kolkata police register suo moto case after ruckus over BJP leader's body
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 4:16:27 PM IST
Kolkata Police filed suo moto case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal president Sukanta Majumder at Kalighat Police station on Friday after the party took out a procession with the body of a BJP leader and clashed with police when stopped. ... read..


 
Electrocution deaths: A cause of worry for Bengal
Kolkata | Friday, 2021 10:45:05 AM IST
The death of two minor girls -- 13-year-old Anushka Nandi from Bandhab Nagar Colony and 12-year-old Sneha Banik from the Motijheel area -- who were electrocuted after coming in contact with an electric pole, a portion of which was submerged in a waterlogg ... read..


 
Suvendu Adhikari lashes out at Abhishek Banerjee, says no one can control BJP's vote back
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 4:46:02 AM IST
Reacting to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee's claim that BJP will collapse if TMC keeps its door open, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday said that no one can control BJP's vote bank. ... read..


 
Bengal Speaker might summon ED, CBI officers again
Kolkata | Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The ongoing tussle between the central probe agencies and West Bengal Speaker Biman Banerjee on the issue of filing chargesheet in the Narada sting operation case without the latter's permission is far from over. ... read..


 
Major reshuffle in Bengal BJP likely after Durga puja
Kolkata | Thursday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
There are strong indications that a major reshuffle is likely to take place in the West Bengal BJP hierarchy just after the Durga puja where new and young leaders will be roped in and more representation from North Bengal will get a preference. ... read..


 
Durand Cup: Mohammedan Sporting knock out defending champions Gokulam Kerala to reach semis
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 6:16:15 PM IST
Local favourites Mohammedan Sporting Club have reached the 130th Durand Cup semi-finals, winning 1-0 to knock out the defending champions Gokulam Kerala in front of a limited capacity home crowd at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). ... read..


 
ISL: East Bengal snap up Croatia forward Perosevic
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 4:46:04 PM IST
SC East Bengal on Thursday added teeth to their attack by acquiring the services of Croatia forward Antonio Perosevic on a one-year deal that will keep him at the club till the end of the Indian Super League 2021-22 season. ... read..


 
Bhabanipur bypolls: Mamata is nervous, says Hardeep Singh Puri in Bengal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 2:16:24 PM IST
Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is nervous ahead of Bhabanipur bypolls. ... read..


 
Two depressions may lead to more rains for Kolkata
Kolkata | Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
With portions of Kolkata still under knee-deep water following incessant rains for the last three days, the met office on Wednesday predicted more woes for the city as well as south Bengal, with likely formation of two more depressions in the Bay of Benga ... read..


 
ED, CBI refuse to appear before Bengal Speaker
Kolkata | Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), agencies probing the Narada bribery case, have come in direct conflict with the Speaker of West Bengal Assembly, Biman Banerjee, by refusing to appear before him on Wednesday ... read..


 
If I don't win, someone else will become CM: Mamata
Kolkata | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
In a significant statement, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said during her election campaign for the bypoll in Bhabanipur on Wednesday that if she doesn't win the by-election, someone else will become the Chief Minister. ... read..


 
CBI registers 2 more cases of violence, other offences in West Bengal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 8:46:09 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two more cases on the orders of the Calcutta High Court related to violence and other offences in West Bengal, as per a press release by the investigative agency. ... read..


 
Won't let Centre make India like Taliban, says Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 7:46:03 PM IST
Terming BJP a 'Jumla party', West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday targeted the Central government and said that she won't let it "divide the country" and "make India like Taliban". ... read..


 
Narada case: Chapter isn't closed, no one is above law, says WB Assembly Speaker
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 6:46:04 PM IST
After the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials reached the State Assembly on Wednesday and left after submitting a letter, West Bengal Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee on Wednesday said that the chapter is still not closed and that law is abo ... read..


 
I shall try to bring back people who left BJP: Sukanta Majumdar
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The new state president of BJP Sukanta Majumdar said the party will adopt the 'stick and the carrot' method when it comes to the organisation of the party. ... read..


 
Bhabanipur bypolls: Union Minister Hardeep Puri campaigns for BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 4:45:56 PM IST
Union Minister and BJP leader Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday undertook a door-to-door campaign for the party's candidate Priyanka Tibrewal, who is pitted against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Bhabanipur bypolls. ... read..


 
STF Kolkata arrests one for illegal telecom installation at his residence
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 9:46:11 AM IST
Special Task Force (STF) Kolkata on Tuesday arrested one person for illegal telecom installation at his residence at Swinhoe lane of Kasba Police Station area, said a press release by Special Task Force. ... read..


 
Taliban has become BJP's shorthand expression to create discord: TMC spokesperson
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 5:46:05 AM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Om Prakash Mishra on Tuesday said that the Taliban has become a shorthand expression being repeatedly used by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to create discord. ... read..


 
Durand Cup: Bengaluru, Delhi FC in quarters with contrasting wins
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Former Indian Super League (ISL) winner Bengaluru FC came back from two goals down for a 5-3 win while Delhi FC held on to a lone-goal victory against Kerala Blasters as both made it to the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup here on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Mother, paramour sentenced to death for killing child
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
After a trial lasting five years the Purulia district and session court awarded the death sentence to Mangala, the mother of a three-and a half-year girl, and her paramour Sanatan Thakur for killing the child by piercing her body with seven needles. Termi ... read..


 
Congress veteran Moinul quits party, likely to join Trinamool
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
In a major setback for Congress, senior West Bengal leader and five time MLA, Moinul Haque has sent his resignation to the party high command, and is likely to join the ruling Trinamool Congress soon. ... read..


 
New BJP chief Sukanta accuses Mamata of 'running taliban govt' in Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Sukanta Majumdar launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday, just a day after his appointment as the state BJP president. He not only raised questions on corruption and 'autocracy' rampant in t ... read..


 
New Bengal BJP chief hits back at Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
A day after becoming the state BJP president, Sukanta Majumdar attacked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee on the question of corruption and 'autocracy that is continuing in the state'. ... read..


 
Incessant rains inundate Kolkata and South Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Incessant rains coupled with high-tide situation has inundated most parts of the city and major areas of South Bengal. Adding woes to the situation, the meteorological department has predicted more rains on Tuesday and Wednesday in Kolkata and several dis ... read..


 
Abhishek Banerjee should go on nationwide Yatra to learn how to behave with Opposition: New Bengal BJP chief
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 4:46:22 PM IST
Taking a dig at Trinamool Congress general secretary Abhishek Banerjee over his Padyatra in Tripura, newly-appointed president of West Bengal BJP Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday said Banerjee needs to walk across the country to learn how to behave with the Op ... read..


 
Trains services adversely affected in parts of West Bengal after heavy rainfall
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 10:16:16 AM IST
Several trains have been short terminated or cancelled on Tuesday due to prolific rainfall and subsequent waterlogging at Kolkata station in Sealdah Division and Tikiapara yard. ... read..


 
Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar appointed Bengal BJP chief (Ld)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
In a major development, Lok Sabha MP Sukanat Majumadar has been named the new President of Bengal BJP, replacing Dilip Ghosh who has been made the national Vice President of the party. ... read..


 
WB govt declares public holiday in 3 constituencies in view of elections on Sept 30
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 4:15:53 AM IST
West Bengal government on Monday issued a memorandum declaring a public holiday on September 30 in three constituencies where elections will be held. ... read..


 
Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Indian Navy with quarters in sight
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Former ISL champions Bengaluru FC will lock horns with Indian Navy Football Team for a spot in the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup on Tuesday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). ... read..


 
Babul Supriyo calls on Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata | Monday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Within 48 hours after leaving the BJP and joining the Trinamool Congress, former Union minister Babul Supriyo met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna on Monday afternoon. ... read..


 
Torrential rains drown most of Kolkata, more downpour likely
Kolkata | Monday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Torrential rain for the whole Sunday night coupled with high tide drowned most parts of the city putting it out of gear on the morning of the first day of the week. Adding more woes to the situation, the meteorological department has predicted more rains ... read..


 
Happy to be welcomed in TMC family, says Babul Supriyo after meeting Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2021 5:16:09 PM IST
After meeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday, former Union Minister Babul Supriyo said that he is happy to be welcomed in Trinamool Congress (TMC). ... read..


 
BJP not to field candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll for West Bengal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2021 3:46:02 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not field any candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll for West Bengal, said Leader of Opposition in state Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Monday. ... read..


 
Kolkata, adjoining areas witness light rain
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2021 11:46:00 AM IST
In view of the movement of cyclonic circulation from North West Bay of Bengal to Gangetic West Bengal, Kolkata and its adjoining areas are witnessing heavy rainfall. ... read..


 
Mamata Banerjee among top frontrunners for PM in 2024: Babul Supriyo
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2021 9:16:11 AM IST
Former union minister Babul Supriyo, who recently joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is among the top frontrunners for the prime ministerial post in 2024. ... read..


 
Champions Gokulam Kerala and Army Red through to Durand quarters
Kolkata | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Defending Champions Gokulam Kerala FC and the Army Red Football Team advanced from Group D, reaching the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup in contrasting styles on Sunday. ... read..


 
Bengal Guv attacks Mamata over State Finance Commission
Kolkata | Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
After a silence of nearly two months, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar continued his tirade, accusing the state government of constitutional impropriety alleging that the State Finance Commission (SFC) is not only continuing even after five years but ... read..


 
I want to stay in playing 11: Babul Supriyo
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
A day after joining Trinamool Congress, Babul Supriyo, without detailing out his 'New exciting opportunity' offered by Trinamool Congress, said that he preferred to stay in 'Playing 11' indicating that he will become one of the 'frontline face' of the par ... read..


 
Durand Cup: Defending champions Gokulam Kerala, Army Red enter quarters
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2021 8:16:00 PM IST
One did it in style, while the other upset incredible odds but both got the job done, as defending champions Gokulam Kerala FC and the Army Red football team made it out of Group D, reaching the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup. ... read..


 
Hyderabad FC knocked out of Durand Cup
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2021 8:15:52 PM IST
In spite of a valiant effort, the young Hyderabad FC side were knocked out of the Durand Cup after their 2-1 loss to services side Army Red football team at the Salt Lake Stadium on Sunday. ... read..


 
Kolkata safest city among metros: NCRB report
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
With the crime rate per one lakh population dipping down below 110 and recording the lowest number of serious crimes like rape and murder, Kolkata is considered to be the safest among the metropolitan cities in the country, as per the latest report by the ... read..


 
Have potential to win AFC Cup, ISL: says ATK Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Amrinder
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2021 2:45:53 PM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Amrinder Singh feels his team is eyeing a strong show in the tournament and has potential to win 2021 AFC Cup and 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL). ... read..


 
Babul Supriyo likely to be sent to Rajya Sabha
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The induction of Babul Supriyo into the Trinamool Congress has quelled a lot of speculation in political circles of the state. The party with its ambitious plan to have its footprint at the national level wants to utilise Supriyo effectively and so the ... read..


 
BJP calls Babul 'opportunist'; Trinamool says more to follow
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Though the Trinamool Congress has overwhelmingly accepted Babul Supriyo in the party, the BJP on Saturday accused their two-time MP from Asansol of betraying not only the party, but also the people of his constituency. ... read..


 
Babul Supriyo not politically significant, departure not a loss to BJP: Suvendu Adhikari
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 18, 2021 11:16:05 PM IST
After former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joined Trinamool Congress (TMC), Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday said Supriyo's departure did not cause any loss to the BJP since he is not politically significant. ... read..


 
Just the beginning, many more to come: Abhishek Banerjee on Babul Supriyo's joining TMC
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 18, 2021 10:46:11 PM IST
After former union minister Babul Supriyo joined Trinamool Congress (TMC), party general secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday said it is just the beginning, many more leaders to join the party. ... read..


 
Durand Cup: Army Red face litmus test against Hyderabad FC
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 18, 2021 7:16:07 PM IST
In what is expected to be a cracker of a match, ISL side Hyderabad FC will take on a confident Army Red football team in a Group D game in the 130th Durand Cup on Sunday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). ... read..


 
More leaders will join TMC as BJP is 'just a gas balloon with no ideology': Kunal Ghosh
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 18, 2021 6:45:52 PM IST
After former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joined Trinamool Congress (TMC), party spokesperson Kunal Ghosh on Saturday said more leaders will join the party in coming days as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is "just a gas balloon with no ideology". ... read..


 
ISL: ATKMB's Williams thinks Kerala Blasters FC will come hard this season
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 18, 2021 4:46:06 PM IST
Just like last season, Kerala Blasters FC and ATK Mohun Bagan will kick off the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). ... read..


 
Coming back to politics for a great opportunity to serve Bengal: Babul Supriyo on joining TMC
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 18, 2021 4:45:59 PM IST
Joining the bandwagon of Trinamool Congress (TMC), former Union Minister and sitting Asansol MP Babul Supriyo on Saturday said he is proud of changing his decision of leaving politics as he got a "great opportunity to serve Bengal". ... read..


 
Former BJP leader Babul Supriyo joins TMC
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 18, 2021 3:45:53 PM IST
Former Union Minister and ex-BJP MP Babul Supriyo on Friday formally joined Trinamool Congress (TMC). ... read..


 
I want a united India with no poverty: Bickram Ghosh
Kolkata | Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
If I am asked to trace out the biggest problem of our country then I would say that the biggest problem of our country is that we dont realise our strength and this allows our enemies and our rivals to take chances. This not only happened in the British e ... read..


 
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