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IPL 2023: Somewhere I was missing this emotion, says KKR's Nitish Rana on return to Eden Gardens

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
With IPL 2023 returning to its original home-and-away format, Kolkata Knight Riders middle-order batter Nitish Rana said he was missing the emotion of playing at the home ground, which is Eden Gardens for him.... read..
 

Kolkata Knight Riders unveil new jersey for IPL 2023

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 26, 2023 11:06:41 AM IST
Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) revealed their jersey for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday.... read..
 

DA crisis: Bengal govt slaps show-cause notice on 766 teachers for taking part in strike

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 1:15:11 AM IST
The Education Department of West Bengal government has slapped show-case notice on 766 teachers from different state-run schools for reportedly participating in a day-long strike on March 10, which was called by the joint forum of state government employe... read..
 

Anubrata Mondal moves court seeking return to Asansol jail

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
Trinamool Congress strongman and the party's Birbhum district President Anubrata Mondal on Saturday filed a petition before the Rouse Avenue Courts in Delhi seeking permission to return to the Asansol Special Correction Home in West Bengal from his presen... read..
 

WBSSC recruitment: CBI gets details about number of OMR sheets tampered with

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
With the arrest of a top official of an OMR sheet manufacturing entity, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths have got the details about the number of OMR sheets that were allegedly tampered with in different examinations for recruitment of te... read..
 

Bengal forest dept to grow crops for tuskers to avoid human-elephant conflict

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
The Forest Department of West Bengal government is planning to grow crops that are favourites of elephants on vested lands adjacent to jungles that connect the forests with the nearby villages.... read..
 

MoS External Affairs stresses India's Millet diplomacy to solve food crisis among BIMSTEC member nations

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 26, 2023 6:07:35 AM IST
Union Minister of State for External Affairs Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Saturday said that the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) has been transformed into a distinct "international legal personality", a... read..
 

Bangladesh demanding UN to declare March 25 as World Genocide Day: Deputy Envoy Andalib Elias

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 26, 2023 8:07:50 AM IST
Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner Andalib Elias on Saturday said Bangladesh has been demanding the United Nations to declare March 25 as World Genocide Day.... read..
 

Indian Navy flags off 7,000-km car expedition at NSNIS

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 26, 2023 11:06:39 AM IST
The Indian Navy on Sunday flagged off a 7,000-km maritime awareness 'Sham no Varuna' motor car expedition at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports under Eastern Naval Command.... read..
 

Teachers' scam: CBI arrests official of OMR sheet manufacturing entity

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a top official of an OMR sheet manufacturing entity in the course of its probe in connection with the multi-crore teachers' recruitment scam in West Bengal, an official said on Friday.... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee to campaign for JDS in Karnataka polls, says Kumaraswamy

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 25, 2023 4:36:25 AM IST
Janata Dal Secular (JDS) leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Friday.... read..
 

CBI arrests two people in WBCSSC illegal appointment case

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 25, 2023 4:04:36 AM IST
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested the former Advisor of West Bengal Central School Service Commission (WBCSSC) in an alleged case of illegal appointment of an assistant teacher for Class XI-XII.... read..
 

'Silent' meeting between Mamata, Kumaraswamy in Kolkata sparks political speculations

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
On the day Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from the membership of Lok Sabha, a "silent" meeting between the Janata Dal-Secular leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the ... read..
 

Teachers' scam: Almost nearing the end of investigation, says ED counsel

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 1:45:16 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday told a special court here that it is almost at the end of their investigation on the multi-crore scam in recruitment of teaching and non-teaching staff in West Bengal government schools.... read..
 

In Mondal's absence, CM, two ministers to oversee Trinamool affairs in Birbhum

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
Three heavyweight West Bengal ministers, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, will now oversee the organisational affairs of Trinamool Congress in Birbhum district in absence of the current district President Anubrata Mondal, who is currently in judi... read..
 

Not being aware of the scam in education sector our failure: Bengal minister

Kolkata |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
At a time when West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress is facing an all-round attack on the issues of recruitment scam, a statement that sounded like self-introspection from a heavyweight member of the state cabinet has come as a surprise for all.... read..
 

CPI-M leader's wife got college teacher's job without clearing exam: Trinamool

Kolkata |Friday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
A senior Trinamool Congress leader on Thursday made an explosive allegation claiming that the wife of a senior CPI-M leader in West Bengal secured a non-teaching job in a reported Kolkata college without appearing or qualifying for the examination on this... read..
 

Teachers' scam: Becoming minister seems to be my only crime, Partha Chatterjee to court

Kolkata |Friday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Former West Bengal Education Minister and Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee on Thursday told a special CBI court that probably his accepting the chair of a minister was his only crime.... read..
 

Uncertainty looms over venue of Trinamool's mega rally on March 29

Kolkata |Friday, 2023 3:45:08 AM IST
The Eastern Command of the Indian Army in Kolkata seems to be in two minds about giving permission to a mega rally on March 29 by senior Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee on land owned by the army in the heart of the city.... read..
 

WBSSC scam: Calcutta HC declines stay on counselling for replacement of terminated staff

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 1:45:17 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday refused to grant an interim stay on the counselling process for freshly recruited non-teaching staff in state-run schools as replacement for those whose services have been terminated on charges of irregularities.... read..
 

Defamation suit filed against Trinamool bigwigs for derogatory remarks against Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
A defamation suit has been filed against a West Bengal minister and the spokesman of Trinamool Congress on charges of making derogatory remarks against the leader of the opposition in the Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari.... read..
 

Teachers' scam: Like Bhattacharya, Ayan Shil used wife, son's accounts to divert proceeds

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate (ED) sleuths probing the multi-crore teaching and non-teaching staff recruitment scam in West Bengal have zeroed in on similarities between real estate promoter Ayan Shil and Trinamool Congress legislator and West Bengal Board of P... read..
 

Kolkata man held for murdering wife, burying body after cutting it into three pieces

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
A near replication of the murder of Shraddha Walker and disposal of her body in Delhi's Mehrauli area last year surfaced on the outskirts of Kolkata on Wednesday evening, where a man was held for murdering his wife and burying her corpse near a waterbody ... read..
 

Army's 'Purvottar Bharat Parikrama' to reach out to people in NE

Kolkata/Guwahati |Thursday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
The 20-day-long pan-Northeast car rally "Purvottar Bharat Parikrama" was flagged off on Wednesday to reach out to the youth, freedom fighters, gallantry award winners besides common people in the northeastern region, an official said.... read..
 

Netaji's cell at Fort William in Kolkata continues to attract visitors

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
There may not be any official records regarding Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's incarceration within Fort William - the present headquarters of the Indian Army's Eastern Command in Kolkata - but the cell continues to attract visitors.... read..
 

WB: Police detain Congress workers protesting against conviction of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi by Surat court

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 23, 2023 7:05:15 PM IST
West Bengal Police on Thursday detained Congress workers, protesting against the conviction of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi by the Surat district court over his 'Modi surname' remark.... read..
 

Desi hull-mounted sonar for Indian Navy's ASW SWC

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The 16 Anti-Submarine Shallow Water Craft (ASW SWC) being built for the Indian Navy by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd and Cochin Shipyard Ltd (eight each) will have 'desi' hull-mounted sonar.... read..
 

Cattle scam: Anubrata to be lodged in Tihar jail, Trinamool says 'petty matter'

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
With the Rouse Avenue Courts in the national capital on Tuesday sending Trinamool Congress strongman Anubrata Mondal, the prime accused in the multi-crore cattle smuggling scam in West Bengal, to judicial custody till April 3, the once 'Tiger of Birbhum' ... read..
 

Calcutta HC tells Bengal to prepare guidelines on civic volunteers' role in police duty

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday has directed the West Bengal government to define the role of civic volunteers in assisting regular police forces in maintaining law & order problems and prepare detailed guidelines on this count.... read..
 

Coal scam: ED summons Bengal Law Minister Malay Ghatak to Delhi

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday issued fresh summons to West Bengal Law Minister Malay Ghatak for questioning in connection with the multi-crore coal scam in the state.... read..
 

West Bengal to give civic reception to President Murmu on March 27

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 22, 2023 11:34:50 PM IST
The West Bengal Government will give a civic reception to President Droupadi Murmu at Netaji Indoor Stadium during her maiden visit to the state on March 27.... read..
 

Teachers' scam: Manik Bhattacharya's judicial custody extended till May 18

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
A special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court here on Tuesday sent Trinamool Congress legislator and the West Bengal Board of Primary Education's former President Manik Bhattacharya to judicial custody till May 18 in connection with the multi-... read..
 

"Will protest against Centre's dictatorship": West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 21, 2023 5:06:01 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that she would hold a two-day protest in Kolkata from March 29 to protest the Central Government's alleged discriminative behaviour towards her State.... read..
 

West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee to administer oath of Congress MLA Bayron Biswas

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 21, 2023 3:34:39 AM IST
West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Monday authorized the state Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee to administer the oath to the newly-elected MLA Bayron Biswas.... read..
 

Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari questions contractual recruitment in home dept

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The leader of opposition in West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari, on Monday questioned the state government's decision to appoint contractual staff to the sensitive home department, which comes under the direct control of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.... read..
 

Teachers' scam: CBI files fresh FIR against anonymous beneficiaries

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a fresh FIR in West Bengal's multi-crore recruitment scam of teaching and non-teaching staff against anonymous beneficiaries of the proceeds of the scam.... read..
 

Three killed in explosion at fireworks factory in Bengal

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
Three persons, including a minor, have been killed in a major explosion at a fireworks factory located in Maheshtala in South 24 Parganas district on Monday evening.... read..
 

Second anti-submarine warfare craft launched in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 21, 2023 8:05:27 PM IST
The second anti-submarine warfare shallow water craft (ASW SWC) named INS Androth was launched at Garden Reach Ship Builders here... read..
 

Teachers' scam: Arrested promoter Ayan Shil remanded to ED custody till April 1

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
Real estate promoter Ayan Shil, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) early on Monday morning in connection with the multi- crore teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal, was remanded to ED custody till April 1 by a special PMLA court here.... read..
 

We will defeat BJP on all 80 seats: Akhilesh Yadav on 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 20, 2023 10:04:29 AM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be "defeated" on all 80 seats in the state of Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Stimac calls Pritam Kotal, Naorem Mahesh Singh as replacements in senior national camp

Kolkata |Monday, 2023 5:15:08 AM IST
Igor Stimac, head coach of the senior India men's national football team, on Sunday announced that Pritam Kotal and Naorem Mahesh Singh have been called up to the national camp for the Tri-Nation International Tournament to be held in Imphal next week.... read..
 

AISF's Siddique assaulted at DA agitation site by Trinamool panchayat member (Lead)

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Naushad Siddique, the lone All India Secular Front member in the West Bengal Assembly, was on Saturday assaulted on the dais at the protest venue of the joint forum of state government employees staging a relay fast and a sit-in demonstration to demand pe... read..
 

WBSSC scam: Banks carefully verifying teachers' loan applications

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
The recent wave of termination of services of teaching and non-teaching staff in the state-run schools in West Bengal following subsequent orders of the Calcutta High Court has emerged as a major worry for bankers operating in the state.... read..
 

Asansol stampede: BJP leader Jitendra Tiwari arrested, brought to Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 19, 2023 6:05:33 AM IST
BJP leader Jitendra Tiwari, who was arrested from Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh by Asansol Durgapur Commissionerate, was brought to Kolkata on Saturday late evening.... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee scared of losing people's support: BJP West Bengal President

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 19, 2023 10:04:42 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal President Sukanta Majumdar said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scared that she would lose people's support.... read..
 

West Bengal: BSF foils smuggling attempt, seizes 40 gold biscuits worth Rs 2.78 cr

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 19, 2023 1:34:42 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) apprehended one Bangladeshi smuggler and seized 40 gold biscuits worth Rs 2.78 crore, which were hidden below the fish boxes in a truck.... read..
 

Congress should decide its role in 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Akhilesh Yadav

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 19, 2023 10:34:32 PM IST
As Opposition parties are deliberating to stitch an alliance to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav has issued a piece of advice for the Congress, saying that the grand old party has to "decide ... read..
 

Samajwadi Party begins two-day national executive meeting in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 18, 2023 4:35:34 PM IST
The Samajwadi Party on Saturday began its two-day national executive meeting in Kolkata during which it will discuss the party's policies and strategies for the elections in three Hindi states due later this year and the Lok Sabha polls next year.... read..
 

'Akhilesh expresses solidarity with Trinamool on Cong-less alliance'

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly expressed solidarity with Trinamool Congress' over its move to forge an Opposition alliance against BJP without having Congress in the group.... read..
 

Teachers' scam: Major part of proceeds invested in Tollywood, ED tells court

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
A major part of the proceeds of the multi-crore scam in recruitment of teaching and non-teaching staff in different state-run schools in West Bengal was invested in Tollywood film industry, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) told the special Prevention of M... read..
 

Congress is a cementing force, without it Opposition cannot function: Party MP Pradip Bhattacharya

By Syeda Shabana Parveen

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 18, 2023 7:35:25 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Congress MP Pradip Bhattacharya on Saturday said that the Congress is a cementing force and without the party, the Opposition cannot function.... read..
 
 
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