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Anit Thapa resurrects Gorkhaland statehood demand soon after winning GTA polls
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress on Thursday evening received a major political jolt from its close associate in the Darjeeling hills, Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) floated by Anit Thapa, as the latter resurrected the demand for separate Gorkhaland st ... read..


 
Dhankhar seeks details of criminal cases withdrawn against MPs, MLAs
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday sought detailed information on the criminal cases which the state government has withdrawn against the elected parliamentarians and legislators in the state since May 1, 2021, when the Trinamool Congress c ... read..


 
Metro Dairy disinvestment: Adhir Chowdhury to approach SC for CBI probe
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Congress' West Bengal chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday said that he would approach the Supreme Court against the Calcutta High Court order, ruling out a CBI probe into the state government's disinvestment of its stake in erstwhile joint venture Me ... read..


 
Dilip Ghosh kept out of key BJP panel for Bengal panchayat polls
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
West Bengal unit of the BJP has announced its new steering committee for the state panchayat polls of 2023 keeping out the party's former state president and the current vice-president Dilip Ghosh out of it. Actress turned-politician and the party MP from ... read..


 
Belur Math fumes as Trinamool MLA terms Mamata as Maa Sarada's incarnation
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Belur Math, the headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, on Thursday issued a strong note of objection against a recent comment by a Trinamool Congress MLA describing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the incarnation of Maa Sarada, the wi ... read..


 
West Bengal Governor asks Mamata Banerjee to withdraw 'Jihad against BJP' remark
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 30, 2022 12:55:36 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to withdraw her "most unconstitutional declaration" remark on "jihad against the BJP." ... read..


 
Anis Khan's family approaches Calcutta HC demanding CBI probe
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
The family members of Anis Khan, the student leader who died under mysterious circumstances at Amta in Howrah district of West Bengal on February 19, approached a division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday against the earlier decision by a sin ... read..


 
Calcutta HC stays FIR against CBI sleuth probing coal scam
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
A single-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court, on Wednesday, stayed the FIR by West Bengal police against Umesh Kumar, the key Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer involved in the probe in coal smuggling case in West Bengal. ... read..


 
'Centre wants to give jobs to BJP workers': Mamata on Agnipath Scheme
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 29, 2022 12:55:36 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that she has received a letter from the Central government on the Agnipath recruitment scheme asking her to provide jobs to BJP workers. ... read..


 
Yet another 'BJP' MLA chosen for PAC chair in Bengal, triggers controversy
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
A fresh controversy over the chair of West Bengal assembly's public accounts committee (PAC) erupted on Tuesday as Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee reportedly chose yet another turncoat legislator for the post. ... read..


 
Political heat to peak in Bengal next month over packed schedules of Trinamool, BJP
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
West Bengal is all set to witness scorching political heat in July over packed schedules of both the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP. ... read..


 
WBSSC Scam: Mamata blames petitioners & their counsel for stalling recruitment process
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
A fresh controversy erupted on Tuesday over the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held the petitioners, in particular their counsel, responsible for putting the teachers recruitment process ... read..


 
India, B'desh discuss ways to curb silver jewellery smuggling across porous border
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
A section of jewellers in Bangladesh are making a killing by smuggling in silver jewellery from India. According to a Customs official in Bangladesh, over 2,000 kg of silver ornaments are smuggled into the country from India every year, affecting the econ ... read..


 
Calcutta HC appoints judicial committee for compensation to chit fund victims
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Monday appointed a judicial committee to ensure that the victims in West Bengal who have lost their hard-earned money after investing in different chit fund companies are duly compensated. ... read..


 
Prophet row violence: Calcutta HC seeks report on losses in Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:16 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Monday sought detailed report on the total loss incurred in West Bengal due to the violence over the controversial comments by now suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma about Prophet Muhammad. ... read..


 
Mukul Roy resigns as Chairman of Bengal Assembly's PAC
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Mukul Roy, who is officially still an elected BJP legislator, on Monday tendered his resignation from the post of Chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the West Bengal assembly. ... read..


 
Low voter turnout in GTA polls at 57%
Kolkata | Monday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The polls for the formation of the new board of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) witnessed lack of public response on Sunday with the polling percentage being recorded just around 57 per cent. ... read..


 
ATK Mohun Bagan's Florentin Pogba 'happy' to be part of India's biggest club
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 26, 2022 2:55:26 PM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan grabbed the headlines on Friday with the signing of Guinea international defender Florentin Pogba on a two-year deal. ... read..


 
Man who jumped off 8th floor of Kolkata hospital dies (Ld)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Sujit Adhikari, a man suffering from depression who jumped off the eighth floor of the Institute of Neurosciences in Kolkata on Saturday morning, succumbed to his injuries at around 8 pm here. ... read..


 
Babita Sarkar to use her compensation money for charity
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Babita Sarkar who will be appointed as a higher secondary political science teacher in place of the daughter of a state minister, will donate the compensation money that she will receive for charitable work. ... read..


 
Saradha chit fund promoter accuses Suvendu Adhikari of extortion
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Sudipta Sen, the promoter of chit fund entity Saradha Group that embezzled multiple crores of rupees through its multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes, alleged in a court on Friday that he was extorted a number of times by the current leader of opposition i ... read..


 
Rujira Banerjee facing ED grilling with son in lap left probe officials perplexed
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Rujira Narula Banerjee coming to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office on Thursday with her son in lap to face questioning in connection with the coal smuggling scam has taken the agency officials by surprise. ... read..


 
WBSSC Scam: Deprived petitioner to replace terminated daughter of minister
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed that a deprived petitioner in the case related to the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam be appointed in place of the daughter of a state minister, whose service was recently terminate ... read..


 
BJP trying to oust Uddhav ever since he took over as Maha CM: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 24, 2022 7:25:03 PM IST
With the crisis in Maharashtra politics constantly deepening, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday alleged that the BJP, in its attempt to make India "Opposition-free", is using "all resources and muscle power" to "oust" Uddhav Thackeray from ... read..


 
ISL: Australian defender Brendan Hamill joins ATK Mohun Bagan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 24, 2022 9:55:16 AM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan have signed Australian A-League star defender Brendan Hamill ahead of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 season. ... read..


 
ATK Mohun Bagan sign Australian defender Brendan Hamill
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan have signed Australian A-League star defender Brendan Hamill ahead of the upcoming Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 season, the club announced on Thursday. ... read..


 
Teachers' recruitment scam: Bengal Secondary Exam Board chief removed
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) President, Dr Kalyanmoy Gangopadhyay, whose name has figured in the recent West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam, was removed from his post on Thursday. ... read..


 
Rujira Narula with son in lap faces ED grilling for 5 hrs
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Rujira Narula Banerjee, the wife of Trinamool Congress' national general secretary, Abhishek Banerjee, on Thursday faced a marathon six hour questioning by Enforcement Directorate (ED) sleuths holding her two-and-a-half year-old son Ayansh. ... read..


 
Bangladeshi woman with 18 years' savings nabbed along IB
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
They slip in through the porous Indo-Bangladesh border along West Bengal and then spread across the country, working as maids, rickshaw pullers, labourers, rag pickers and even bar dancers and sex workers. For many, luck runs out when they attempt to get ... read..


 
Nupur Sharma gets another summon from Kolkata Police
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Another police station in Kolkata on Thursday issued notice to the suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma in connection with her controversial comments about Prophet Muhammad, which created nationwide protest and violence. ... read..


 
Mamata Banerjee says send Maharashtra MLAs to Bengal, will extend them good hospitality
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 23, 2022 7:55:10 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the BJP, accusing the party of attempting to topple the Maha Vikas Aghadi government and said that instead of sending Maharashtra MLAs to flood-hit Assam, they should be sent to her state. ... read..


 
Videography must for police in narcotics seizure case: Calcutta HC
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed that in case of seizure of narcotics, it will be mandatory for the police to conduct videography of the entire process. ... read..


 
Speculations rife over former Mayor's return to Trinamool Congress
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Speculations over former Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Mayor Sovan Chatterjee's return to Trinamool Congress gained momentum on Wednesday after he, accompanied by his girlfriend Baisakhi Bandopadhyay, held an hour-long meeting with Chief Minister Ma ... read..


 
'Kabuliwalas' of Kolkata rocked by Khost earthquake, seek global intervention
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The earthquake in Afghanistan that has claimed over 1,000 lives has shaken up the 'Kabuliwalas' in Kolkata. ... read..


 
Will decide on 'Chancellor' bills only after studying them: Dhankhar
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday gave clear indications that the bills to replace the Governor with the Chief Minister as Chancellor of different state universities, will not get an easy nod from his end, even after their passage by the As ... read..


 
Calcutta HC slams Bengal govt for not maintaining 'victim compensation' fund
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
A single-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court has taken strong objection against West Bengal government not maintaining enough funds for 'victim compensation', which is mandatory under Section 357 (A) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), 1973. ... read..


 
Nagaland Killings: Army won't hand over troops for civil trial
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Army will try the Special Forces (SF) personnel allegedly involved in the killing of 13 villagers in Nagaland's Mon district on December 4, 2021 as per the report of its own Court of Inquiry (CoI), a source revealed. ... read..


 
ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan sign Ashish Rai, Ashique Kuruniyan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 21, 2022 3:25:13 PM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan have signed full-back Asish Rai and winger Ashique Kuruniyan ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 season. ... read..


 
Prez Poll: Yashwant Sinha's name might surface in Tuesday's Oppn meeting
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
With three names proposed by the opposition parties as candidates for the forthcoming Presidential poll rejecting the offer, Trinamool Congress, with support from a couple of other political parties, might project someone from within the party in the oppo ... read..


 
Now, Bengal CM will also replace Governor as Aliah University Chancellor
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
The West Bengal cabinet, on Monday, approved a proposal to replace the Governor with the Chief Minister as the Chancellor of Aliah University, which is under the jurisdiction of the state Minority Affairs and Madrasa Education Department. ... read..


 
HC orders removal of top official in Bengal primary teacher recruitment scam
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
In yet another embarrassment for the Trinamool Congress government, the Calcutta High Court on Monday ordered the immediate removal of West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE) President, Dr Manik Bhattacharya, from his post in connection with the re ... read..


 
Mamata might skip Pawar's meeting on Prez polls, depute Abhishek
Kolkata | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The differences between West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee and other opposition parties over selection of a unanimous opposition candidate for the Presidential polls, seem to be widening, as she, in all probability, ... read..


 
Eastern Railways general manager terms violence against Agnipath Scheme as unfortunate, says 'youth are being misled'
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 19, 2022 9:26:40 PM IST
Following the violence against the Centre's Agnipath scheme in various parts of the country, Eastern Railways General Manager (GM) Arun Arora termed it "unfortunate" and said the youth are being misled. ... read..


 
Juan Ferrando to scout young players for ATK Mohun Bagan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 19, 2022 9:25:34 AM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) outfit ATK Mohun Bagan have handed their head coach Juan Ferrando an additional responsibility of scouting for three age groups - under-18, under-15, and under-13. ... read..


 
Bengal BJP starts organisational streamlining, nominates 15 cell conveners
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Eyeing the West Bengal panchayat polls next year and Lok Sabha polls in 2024, the BJP's state unit has started streamlining its organisational network by announcing the names of conveners of 15 party cells. ... read..


 
Larsen & Toubro Infotech opens satellite centre in Kolkata
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 18, 2022 4:25:45 PM IST
Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI), a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, has expanded its operations in the Eastern region of the country by setting up a new facility in Kolkata. ... read..


 
Agnipath row: Bengal govt cautions against agitations turning violent
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
The West Bengal government on Friday cautioned all the district administrations to remain on guard so that the agitations against 'Agnipath', the proposed scheme for short-term recruitment in the armed forces, do not take a violent turn as it happened dur ... read..


 
WBJEE results: Namesakes capture top two spots in Bengal
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The results of the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) for medical and engineering courses were announced on Friday wherein two students having the same name ranked first and second. ... read..


 
CBI submits to Calcutta HC names of SIT members to probe teachers' recruitment scams
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday afternoon submitted to the Calcutta High Court the names of members of its Special Investigation Team (SIT) which would conduct parallel probes regarding irregularities in teachers' recruitment in both t ... read..


 
Trinamool, Left call for scrapping 'Agnipath' scheme
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Agitations against "Agneepath", the proposed short-term entry scheme to the Indian armed forces, are yet to be seen in West Bengal. However, the state's ruling and opposition parties, except the BJP, have called for immediate scrapping of the scheme and a ... read..


 
Recruitment Scam in Bengal: Role of WBBSE chief under CBI lens
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The role of Kalyanmoy Gangopadhyay, the President of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) that conducts secondary exams in the state, is now under the scanner of CBI sleuths probing the alleged irregularities in recruitment by the West Bengal ... read..


 
Viscera report rules out foul play in BJP leader Chaurasia's death
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
After the preliminary post-mortem report, now the viscera report has also ruled out any foul play behind the death of BJP youth leader, Arjun Chaurasia in Kolkata last month. ... read..


 
'Happy for players': India coach Stimac after win over Hong Kong
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 16, 2022 8:54:41 AM IST
Indian men's football team head coach Igor Stimac was pleased with his team's performance as India finished their AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers campaign with a 4-0 victory over Hong Kong at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Bengal: Bill passed to make CM chancellor of animal husbandry & fisheries varsities
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The West Bengal Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to replace the Governor with the Chief Minister as the chancellor of the universities under the jurisdiction of the state animal husbandry and fisheries sciences department. ... read..


 
Polio virus detected in gutter water of Kolkata
Kolkata | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Eight years after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared India as polio-free country, germs of the polio virus have been detected from the gutter waters in a pocket in Kolkata. However, so far there has been no report of any child being affected by ... read..


 
After earning Asian Cup qualification, Indian team insists 'real work begins now'
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 15, 2022 7:25:15 PM IST
After earning their fifth overall, second-consecutive appearance in the AFC Asian Cup, the Indian national team camp were all smiles but are not willing to bask in the glory of their achievement, insisting that the 'real work begins now'. ... read..


 
Am hitting my peak, believes Sunil Chhetri who is set to play in 3rd Asian Cup
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 15, 2022 1:28:00 PM IST
A near-capacity crowd at the iconic Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata witnessed the Indian national football team qualify for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in style, beating Hong Kong 4-0 on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Sunil Chhetri becomes joint 5th highest goalscorer in international football history
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 15, 2022 12:55:49 PM IST
Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chhetri became the joint fifth highest goalscorer in international football history. ... read..


 
AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India thrash Hong Kong to finish on top in Group D
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 15, 2022 10:25:57 AM IST
India completed their AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2023 campaign in style at the VYBK Stadium in Kolkata as they bagged a massive 4-0 win over Hong Kong in the final game of Group D. Anwar Ali, Sunil Chhetri, Manvir Singh and Ishan Pandita were the goalscorer ... read..


 
Coal smuggling case: Absconding CA's name surfaces repeatedly as CBI grills Rujira Narula
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A team of eight CBI sleuths, including women officers, grilled Rujira Narula Banerjee, the wife of Trinamool Congress national General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee, for nearly seven hours on Tuesday in connection with the agency's probe into the coals smug ... read..


 
Bengal passes bill to replace guv with minister as visitor of pvt varsities
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
A Bill to replace the state governor with the Education Minister as the Visitor of private universities was passed on the floor of the West Bengal assembly on Tuesday afternoon. ... read..


 
AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Blue Tigers eye top spot and history against Hong Kong
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 14, 2022 10:57:33 AM IST
Indian men's football have a lot to achieve as they take on Hong Kong in the final match of the third round of AFC Asian Cup qualifiers at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday. ... read..


 
Need to pick up from where we left, India captain Sunil Chhetri on clash with Hong Kong
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 14, 2022 8:54:57 AM IST
Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chhetri said that his team need to focus on the upcoming Asian Cup Qualifier clash against Hong Kong and end the tournament on a positive note. ... read..


 
We just want to put our best foot forward against Hong Kong, says India captain Sunil Chhetri
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Indian men's football ball team captain Sunil Chhetri stated that his team really wants to win and qualify for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 on Tuesday when they will be up against the table toppers Hong Kong at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. ... read..


 
Want the team to show same hunger against Hong Kong as they did against Afghanistan: Igor Stimac
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac is confident of his side's determination and hunger to win their upcoming game, as they face Hong Kong in the final group stage clash in round three of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers at the Salt Lake stadium in Ko ... read..


 
CBI's Kolkata Zone Joint Director changed
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Amid a time when the Calcutta High Court is almost every day ordering Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probes in some case or the other in West Bengal, the joint director in charge of the agency's anti-corruption wing, Pankaj Srivastava has been shif ... read..


 
West Bengal govt issues advisory for MSOs, cable operators over 'misleading, sensationalized and communal news'
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 14, 2022 2:24:41 AM IST
The West Bengal government on Monday issued an advisory for all multiple-system operators (MSOs) and cable operators in the state. ... read..


 
Prophet row: Fresh tension in Bengal's Nadia district
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
After Sunday, fresh tension broke out again in West Bengal's Nadia district on Monday evening over the controversial comments made by the BJP's Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal on the Prophet. ... read..


 
Bill to replace Guv with CM as state varsities' chancellor passed in Bengal assembly
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The bill to replace the West Bengal governor with the chief minister as chancellor of the state universities was passed in the assembly here on Monday afternoon. It was passed with 183 votes in favour and 40 against. ... read..


 
Prophet row: Now tension spreads to Bengal's Nadia district
Kolkata | Monday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
After Howrah and Murshidabad districts in West Bengal, tension and agitations over the controversial comments on Prophet Muhammad has now spread to the state's Nadia district. ... read..


 
Sunil Chhetri shares heartwarming message upon completion of 17 years as a 'Blue Tiger'
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 12, 2022 8:54:29 PM IST
Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri shared a heartwarming message on social media after completing 17 years of service as a player for his country, saying that it has been an honour to don the national side shirt all these years. ... read..


 
Job not yet done, say Indian football team, as focus shifts to match against Hong Kong
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 12, 2022 3:25:12 PM IST
In a thrilling match Indian football team posted 2-1 victory against Afghanistan at the VYBK, but the Blue Tigers weren't at all willing to take things for granted. ... read..


 
WB clashes: Bengal BJP submits memorandum to Governor, seeks armed forces deployment
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 12, 2022 9:55:02 AM IST
The West Bengal BJP submitted a memorandum to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday seeking the deployment of paramilitary forces in the state over the violent protests in Howrah and Murshidabad against the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad made b ... read..


 
AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri, Sahal Abdul Samad give India thrilling victory over Afghanistan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 12, 2022 8:25:08 AM IST
India produced a dramatic 1-2 victory against Afghanistan in their second match of Group D in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2023 at the VYBK Stadium on Saturday, with Sunil Chhetri and Sahal Abdul Samad scoring for the country in the 86th and 90+2nd minute ... read..


 
Howrah clashes: West Bengal Governor expresses concerns over worsening law and order situation in West Bengal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 11, 2022 11:24:49 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday expressed concerns over the worsening law and order situation in the state, days after protests erupted in parts of West Bengal over remarks by BJP leaders against religious minorities. ... read..


 
Mamata Banerjee calls meeting of opposition parties on June 15 ahead of presidential polls
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 11, 2022 11:24:37 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to opposition chief ministers and leaders of parties opposed to the BJP for a meeting on June 15 in view of the presidential elections and to strengthen resistance against "divisive force". ... read..


 
After fresh clashes, West Bengal govt effects changes in police dept
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 11, 2022 7:25:11 PM IST
After fresh clashes between protesters and police at Panchla Bazaar in West Bengal's Howrah on Saturday, the West Bengal government effected changes in the police department. ... read..


 
'Grim situation in Bengal': Saumitra Khan urges Amit Shah to deploy central forces
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 11, 2022 10:56:04 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and party's West Bengal vice president Saumitra Khan on Saturday wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah and urged him to deploy central forces in the state in the wake of recent developments that led to the suspension of in ... read..


 
Kolkata: Depressed policeman shoots self
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 10, 2022 11:55:26 PM IST
A policeman in West Bengal killed himself after firing at a woman biker outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata on Friday. ... read..


 
Protests against Nupur Sharma erupt in parts of West Bengal, Governor Dhankhar appeals for peace
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 10, 2022 7:24:38 PM IST
Amid the series of outrageous protests against the inflammatory statements against minorities, a huge crowd on Friday gathered at Howrah in West Bengal to protest against the controversial remarks of suspended Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nupur Sharma an ... read..


 
AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: India to go against Afghanistan in next clash
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 10, 2022 6:54:49 PM IST
Indian men's football team will be looking to move closer to an AFC Asian Cup 2023 berth when they take on wounded Afghanistan at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. ... read..


 
AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India score encouraging numbers against Cambodia
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 10, 2022 5:25:51 PM IST
Team India got off to a winning start in the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers final round against Cambodia, and the data analysis displays some interesting performances. ... read..


 
Asian Cup qualifiers: Will win the game, feels India coach ahead of Afghanistan match
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 10, 2022 5:25:39 PM IST
Team India head coach Igor Stimac has warned that Afghanistan will be coming out hard at the Blue Tigers in their Asian Cup qualifiers match as it is a do or die game for them and added that India 'will win this game'. ... read..


 
West Bengal Class 12 board results 2022 out, check here
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 10, 2022 12:25:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHE) announced the results of the Class 12th board exam results 2022 on Friday.The results of the Higher Secondary or Uccha Madhyamik final examination results have been announced at 11 am today and ... read..


 
CBI arrests Anubrata Mondal's personal bodyguard
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the cattle and coal smuggling cases in West Bengal on Thursday evening arrested an accused named Sehgal Hossain, who is also the personal bodyguard of Trinamool Congress strongman and the partys Birbhum di ... read..


 
Don't raise separate statehood issue, Nadda tells Bengal BJP leaders
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
BJP President J.P. Nadda on Thursday gave strict instructions to the party leaders in West Bengal, especially the MPs and MLAs, to refrain from raising the separate statehood issue or making statements in support of the issue in public platforms. ... read..


 
Nadda steps up attack on Mamata, says Bengal's condition similar to India's before 2014
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 10, 2022 1:54:46 AM IST
Stepping up its campaign for the 2024 General elections, Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda on Thursday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her bastion Kolkata and said that the TMC chief has turned the situation of We ... read..


 
Mamata Banerjee flays Centre for spoiling communal harmony in country
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 9, 2022 10:55:01 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday lashed out at the Centre for spoiling the communal harmony in the country and urged communities to maintain peace in the larger interest of the common people. ... read..


 
Following win against Cambodia, Indian captain, head coach express happiness at achieving clean sheet
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 9, 2022 5:55:19 PM IST
Following India's 2-0 win against Cambodia in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2023, head coach Igor Stimac and captain Sunil Chhetri have expressed happiness at getting a clean sheet, but also feel that the side could have done better. ... read..


 
Arrested YouTuber Roddur Roy brought to Kolkata from Goa
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 9, 2022 11:25:14 AM IST
YouTuber and vlogger Roddur Roy who was arrested by Kolkata Police in Goa on charges of abusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was brought to Kolkata on Wednesday evening on transit remand. ... read..


 
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