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ICC RCGC Open Golf: Kshitij Kaul carries one-shot lead into final round

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Delhi's Kshitij Naveed Kaul (69-65-70) carried a slender one-shot lead into the final round, following his dogged two-under 70, in the ICC RCGC Open Golf Championship 2021 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) here on Saturday.... read..
 

West Bengal reports 701 new COVID-19 cases

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 28, 2021 6:47:44 AM IST
West Bengal reported 701 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours, as per the health bulletin issued by the state government on Saturday.... read..
 

CM Mamta Banerjee expresses grief over Nadia mishap

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 28, 2021 1:28:52 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee expressed her condolences over the death of 18 people in the Nadia road accident.... read..
 

ICC RCC Open Golf: Kshitij Kaul climbs to the top with 65

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Delhi's Kshitij Naveed Kaul climbed to the top with a sublime seven-under 65 in the second round of the Rs. 40 lakh ICC RCGC Open Golf Championship 2021 Powered by Urbana being played at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC).... read..
 

Sougata Roy's remarks on poll violence trigger row

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Senior Trinamool Congress leader and MP Sougata Roy's comment -- the party will not support the use of violence or muscle power during the coming civic poll or any other local body election -- has triggered a political controversy.... read..
 

SSC moves Calcutta HC against 'no salary' order passed by single bench

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
The West Bengal Central School Service Commission (WBSSC) on Friday moved the division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging the single bench order to withhold the salaries of 542 Group D employees, who were allegedly recruited after the cancellation o... read..
 

PIL in Calcutta HC against extension of BSF's jurisdiction

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
A day after West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital and urged the latter to withdrew the decision to extend the territorial jurisdiction of BSF in her state, a PIL was filed at the Calcutta High ... read..
 

Governor questions claims of Mamata government on BGBS

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The battle between the state government and the governor continued as he questioned the claims of investment in the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) made by the Mamata Banerjee government in the last five years.... read..
 

Kolkata Police to have interpreters for physically challenged victims

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
In an effort to facilitate the process of lodging complaints by the physically challenged (deaf and mute) complainants, the Kolkata Police have decided to depute one interpreter in each of its nine divisions.... read..
 

If Hardik is not bowling how can he be called an all-rounder, asks Kapil

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
After some flamboyant outings in international cricket, Hardik Pandya was being touted as the next big thing, with some experts comparing him to the legendary Kapil Dev. But the 1983 World Cup-winning captain questioned Hardik's bowling ability, saying if... read..
 

Calcutta HC stays CBI probe into SSC appointments

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
In a major relief to the West Bengal government, a division bench of the Calcutta High Court granted interim stay on the CBI inquiry ordered by a single bench into the alleged irregularities in the appointment of Group-D workers by the School Service Comm... read..
 

Oxford Bookstore supports Emile Guimet Prize for Asian Literature 2021

New Delhi/Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Two Indians - Deepa Anappara and Geetanjali Shree - are among five nominees for this years 5,000 euro Emile Guimet Prize for Asian Literature for works translated into French, an award that is supported by the Oxford Book Store.... read..
 

Mamata urges Modi to withdraw extension of BSF's jurisdiction in Bengal

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Wednesday, and urged the latter to withdrew the decision to extend the territorial jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Bengal.... read..
 

Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls on Dec 19

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 25, 2021 11:47:22 AM IST
The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections will be held on December 19, a notification issued by the State Election Commission (SEC) on Thursday said.... read..
 

Confusion prevails over notification for municipal polls in Kolkata

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
With the Calcutta High Court set to hear a plea moved by the BJP to conduct elections to all the municipalities in West Bengal together, the confusion over issuing the notification for polls to the municipal corporations of Kolkata and Howrah continued on... read..
 

Indian economy has returned to high growth path, says foreign secy at Indian Chamber of Commerce meet

Kolkata | November 24, 2021 5:17:37 PM IST
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday highlighted that the Indian economy has returned to the high growth path and India's GDP grew by over 20% in the first quarter of 2021-22.... read..
 

Mamata to meet Modi today

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a four-day visit to the national capital, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.... read..
 

Governor-SEC meeting inconclusive, Kolkata civic polls in jeopardy

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's meeting with State Election Commissioner Sourav Das on the civic polls remained inconclusive on Tuesday. The governor wanted to hold the polls in all the municipalities together against the SEC's decision to go for the Kolkata ... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi today

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 24, 2021 6:47:56 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.... read..
 

Calcutta HC asks CBI to probe recruitment misappropriation

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Four days after pulling the School Service Commission for faulty recruitment of Group D staff in West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBSSE), the Calcutta High Court on Monday handed over the inquiry into the alleged misappropriation to the Central B... read..
 

Trinamool leader shot dead in Howrah

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
The Howrah minority cell leader of Trinamool Congress Wahzul Khan succumbed to gunshot injuries on Tuesday.... read..
 

Bengal govt challenges HC's CBI probe order on recruitment issue

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Challenging the Calcutta High Court single bench order for a CBI inquiry into the alleged gross misappropriation regarding the recruitment of SSC Group D staff by School Service Commission (SSC), the West Bengal government on Tuesday moved the division of... read..
 

Mamata questions utility of rights body before leaving for Delhi

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Raising questions on the utility and importance of the Human Rights Commission before going to Delhi on Monday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made it obvious that she would raise the recent incidents of violence in Tripura in her meet... read..
 

3rd T20I: Rohit's fifty, lower-order's late charge power India to 184/7 against NZ

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
A fantastic fifty by captain Rohit Sharma (56 off 31) and some late charge by lower-order powered India to a competitive 184-7 against New Zealand in the third and final T20I of the three-match series at iconic Eden Gardens, here on Sunday.... read..
 

3rd T20: India thrash New Zealand by 73 runs, complete 3-0 clean sweep

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
India produced a clinical all-round performance to thrash New Zealand by 73 runs in the third and final T20I and complete a 3-0 clean sweep in the three-match series at the iconic Eden Gardens, here on Sunday.... read..
 

IND v NZ: Bowling was our biggest plus in the series, says Rohit Sharma

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
India T20I captain Rohit Sharma has pointed out bowling as the biggest plus of the series for the hosts. He was also in praise of off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, terming him as an attacking option for a team, especially in the middle overs.... read..
 

Means a lot to me, says Ashwin after India complete clean sweep against NZ

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 22, 2021 2:18:01 PM IST
Seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin expressed gratitude towards the fans following India's series win over New Zealand. India defeated New Zealand in the third T20I on Sunday to clean sweep the Kiwis 3-0.... read..
 

Ind vs NZ: Ashwin is attacking option for a captain, says Rohit Sharma

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 22, 2021 8:47:54 AM IST
India skipper Rohit Sharma said seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has proved himself over the years and is now a key cog in the bowling wheel of the side in the shortest format.... read..
 

Harshal overcame dew challenge and bowled really well with wet ball, says Sanjay Bangar

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 22, 2021 1:47:50 PM IST
Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar, while analysing the side's performance in the T20I series against New Zealand, said Harshal Patel's variations with the wet ball were a big plus for the team.... read..
 

Will make sure players have no excess baggage, says Rohit Sharma

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 22, 2021 11:47:11 AM IST
Rohit Sharma, the newly-appointed India's T20I skipper, said the camp will back each and every player, who tries to do something for the side, despite the efforts going in vain.... read..
 

Always challenging coming to India and playing a really good side: Santner

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner, who captained the team in the third T20I against India on Sunday, admitted that it is always a challenge to play against an Indian team in their home conditions. He added that New Zealand couldn't step up to the chall... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Modi, discuss BSF, development issues

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 22, 2021 4:17:53 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to discuss issues pertaining to the Border Security Force (BSF) and development of the state during her visit to Delhi.... read..
 

Need to keep our feet on ground, Dravid after India's 3-0 series win over NZ

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
After India's comprehensive 3-0 series win against New Zealand, the head coach Rahul Dravid on Sunday said he is impressed with his team's performance throughout the three matches but they have to keep their feet on the ground and need to be realistic abo... read..
 

Tough to beat India in any format, hopefully NZ is ready for 1st Test, says Santner

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 22, 2021 9:47:17 AM IST
New Zealand stand-in skipper Mitchell Santner feels it is tough to beat India in their home conditions and knows that spin will play a big role in the upcoming Test series.... read..
 

Pratap Banerjee appointed BJP's Kolkata Municipal Corporation poll management panel in-charge

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 22, 2021 6:17:43 AM IST
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Sukanata Majumdar on Sunday appointed State Vice President, Pratap Banerjee as the in-charge of Kolkata Municipal Corporation Election Management Committee.... read..
 

IND v NZ: Looks like Patels are winning everything, jokes Axar in chat with Harshal

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Left-arm spinner Axar Patel joked in a video chat with Harshal Patel that it looks like 'Patels are winning everything'. The comment came after Harshal said that player of the match awards are shared between them.... read..
 

Picking lengths quickly and trusting defence the key: NZ batter Taylor

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
New Zealand batter Ross Taylor reckons that picking the lengths quickly and trusting the defence will be the key for their batting order to do well in the Indian conditions.... read..
 

Ind vs NZ, 3rd T20I: India win toss, opt to bat

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 21, 2021 7:17:21 PM IST
India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat against New Zealand in the third T20I here at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Sunday.... read..
 

Cannot complain about workload, management gave me off from NZ Tests: Pant

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 21, 2021 7:17:12 PM IST
India wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant on Sunday said that he cannot complain about his workload as the team management has given him rest from the upcoming Test series against New Zealand.... read..
 

Ind vs NZ, 3rd T20I: India might have won series but we are here to put up show, says Glenn Phillips

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 21, 2021 7:47:24 PM IST
New Zealand batter Glenn Phillips feels that the best way of going into a game is to 'stay positive'.... read..
 

You are always the underdog if you play India at home: Ross Taylor

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
New Zealand batter Ross Taylor thinks any Test side playing against India at home is always going to be an underdog, something which they are aware about.... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee likely to go to Mumbai in December

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
In an effort to attract investment, West Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to go to Mumbai for three days in the first week of December.... read..
 

BJP leader Tathagata Roy's latest tweet creates more confusion

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
The latest tweet by veteran BJP leader and former Meghalaya and Tripura governor Tathagata Roy has triggered political speculations in the state. In his twitter handle Roy wrote - adieu West Bengal BJP -- that sparked rumours whether the controversial BJP... read..
 

Trinamool Congress youth leader shot dead

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
A Trinamool Congress youth leader was shot dead by some miscreants at Canning in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas on Saturday night.... read..
 

Jagdeep Dhankhar seeks official report on Howrah Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill from Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 21, 2021 3:17:44 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday sought an official report of debates and relevant details with regard to the Howrah Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.... read..
 

RSS chalks out massive expansion plan in West Bengal

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
With the BJP's infighting and internal rifts reaching a flashpoint, the RSS apparently no longer wants to depend on its political outfit and has decided to take over the reins from the party and carry out an extensive expansion programme across the state.... read..
 

Inaugural WTC title is something no one can take away from you: Wagner

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
New Zealand pacer Neil Wagner insists being the inaugural winners of the World Test Championship (WTC) is something which no one can take away from them. He added that the main challenge for New Zealand now is to defend the title.... read..
 

Bengal to develop bio-shield to get protected from cyclonic storms

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
In an effort to create a natural defence mechanism against the recurring cyclonic storms like 'Yaas' or 'Amphan', the West Bengal government plans to construct a robust and ecologically sustainable 'bio-shield' along the state's coastline and the Sundarba... 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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