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Kuldeep knows when to play & when to rest: Chawla

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Senior spinner Piyush Chawla on Monday said his Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) teammate and India leggie Kuldeep Yadav knows how to manage his workload during the Indian Premier League (IPL) keeping in mind the World Cup.... read..
 

Left refused 'open-alliance': Bengal Congress

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Veteran Congress leader Abdul Mannan on Monday said seat adjustment talks with the Left Front in West Bengal have collapsed due to the Left parties' refusal to hold an "open alliance" with them.... read..
 

Modi did what Manmohan Singh didn't: Sitharaman

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 2:15:04 AM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi played the role of "perfect chowkidar" by giving Pakistan a befitting reply after the Pulwama terror attack, something his predecessor Manmohan Singh could not do in the wake ... read..
 

East Bengal ready to take part in Super Cup, ISL

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
East Bengal's executive committee said here on Monday it will request Quess Corp chairman Ajit Issac to ensure the club's participation in the Super Cup and the Indian Super League (ISL).... read..
 

CEO office is Bengal seizes over Rs 54 lakh

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Police and Election Commission officials have seized an amount of over Rs 54 lakh from four individuals in West Bengal's Alipurduar district, an official said on Monday.... read..
 

Legendary Bengali comedian Chinmoy Roy dead

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Legendary Bengali film actor Chinmoy Roy, known for his excellence in comic roles, has died after suffering a heart attack, family sources said.... read..
 

2019 polls a battle between Modi and Mamata: TMC MP

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee on Monday termed the 2019 Lok Sabha polls "a duel between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee" and urged the voters in the state to put all their force behind her.... read..
 

JU Potterheads to host Harry Potter-themed event

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
One can re-live the dream of getting a letter from Hogwarts as Potterheads of Jadavpur University have come together to create magic by hosting a Harry Potter-themed event at the campus next week.... read..
 

Explosives-laden truck seized in Bengal (Lead)

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) have seized an explosive-laden truck and arrested its owner from the Bankura district, a senior officer said on Sunday.... read..
 

Mamata condoles Parrikar's death

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of her Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar who passed away at his private residence.... read..
 

Are you with India, Sitharaman asks Mamata

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
In an all-out attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for seeking proof of Indian air strikes in Pakistan's Balakot, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday asked the Trinamool supremo and her party whether they stood with India or "wer... read..
 

Chinese man held for flying drone over Victoria Memorial

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
A Chinese national has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly flying a camera-fitted drone over the Victoria Memorial and clicking aerial photographs of the iconic monument, the Kolkata Police said on Sunday.... read..
 

Mamata violated model code of conduct: Left to EC

Kolkata |Saturday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
The Left Front has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against the Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by announcing "her party's programme from the state ... read..
 

Appoint chief observer from outside Bengal: BJP

Kolkata |Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Demanding 'free and fair' elections in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Saturday urged the Election Commission to appoint chief state observer from outside the "sensitive" West Bengal to oversee the poll process, including the functioni... read..
 

Trinamool was suffocating, BJP is better: Arjun Singh

Kolkata |Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Returning here to a tumultuous welcome from his followers after joining the BJP, former Trinamool Congress strongman Arjun Singh on Saturday said he was confident of victory if his new party nominated him as its Lok Sabha poll candidate from Barrackpore.... read..
 

GJM's Gurung may be in Darjeeling before LS poll: BJP

Kolkata |Saturday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Fugitive Gorkha Janamukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung might come back to the Darjeeling hills before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls if he gets bail and emerge as a key factor in the coming elections, BJP's West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh said on Saturday.... read..
 

2 held for obscene posts about Trinamool candidate

Kolkata |Saturday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Two persons, including a BJP worker, were arrested in West Bengal on Saturday for allegedly posting obscene messages on social media about Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha candidate Nusrat Jahan, police said.... read..
 

The whys of Trinamool list: A peek into didi's mind (Dangal 2019)

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 5:45:20 PM IST
From deputing seasoned campaigners to fight the tough battles in far-off districts, to nominating turncoats in their areas of influence for eroding the vote banks of their former parties - Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has adopted multiple tact... read..
 

'BJP won't mind if I have coffee with Moon Moon'

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
BJP's MP from Asansol Babul Supriyo on Friday said that his party would not mind if he goes for a cup of coffee with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate from his constituency, actor Moon Moon Sen.... read..
 

Allahabad Bank to raise Rs 500-600 cr next fiscal

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
State-run Allahabad Bank is looking to raise around Rs 500-600 crore capital in the next fiscal through dilution in stake of its joint venture insurance company and also by selling non-core assets, an official said on Friday.... read..
 

Bengal CID increases vigil to curb arms' movement

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 5:45:15 PM IST
The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Friday said that it has increased its vigil across the state to curb the movement of arms, explosives and cash ahead of the coming Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Zamal wins inaugural Bengal Open Golf Championship

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
It turned out to be an unbelievable week for Bangladeshs Md Zamal Hossain Mollah who stole the show on the final day of the inaugural Bengal Open Golf Championship 2019, winning the title by just one shot at the Tollygunge Club here on Friday.... read..
 

TMC protests over 'super sensitive' tag to Bengal

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Protesting against the BJP for urging the Election Commission (EC) to declare Bengal a super sensitive state during the 2019 elections, Trinamool Congress women activists launched a 48-hour sit-in protest on Friday.... read..
 

Left Front announces candidates in 25 Bengal seats

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Left Front on Friday announced its candidates for 25 of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha seats, including the two seats won by the CPI-M in 2014.... read..
 

Bengal Left Front announces names for 25 seats (Lead)

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Left Front on Friday announced its candidates for 25 of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha seats, including the two seats won by the CPI-M in 2014.... read..
 

Consumers may get GST benefit through grammage increase

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
With a view to passing the benefits of tax rate reduction or input tax credit to consumers in the GST regime, consumers may get volume benefit in lieu of only price reduction as the National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) is allowing 'grammage increase... read..
 

Trinamool could be vulnerable in over half of Bengal seats

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Up against a strong challenge from the BJP and facing pockets of resistance from the Congress and the Left, the seatwise vulnerability index of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress has gone up ahead of the coming Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Traders body calls for boycott of Chinese goods

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 4:45:09 PM IST
Protesting against China blocking India's bid to have Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations (UN), the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Thursday called its members to boy... read..
 

Series win will boost Australia for World Cup: Katich

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) coach Simon Katich believes that winning the just concluded One-Day International (ODI) series in India will give the Australian players a lot of confidence going into the World Cup later this year.... read..
 

Kolkata man arrested with 30 lakh cash

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A 46-year-old man was arrested here for carrying Rs 30 lakh in cash illegally, police said on Thursday.... read..
 

Kolkata Police file formal charges against Shami

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
The Kolkata Police have filed a formal charge-sheet in the case of domestic violence and sexual harassment against Indian pacer Mohammed Shami.... read..
 

Bengal Open golf: Baisoya extends lead on Day 3

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Delhis Honey Baisoya may not have matched his score of 64 from the first two rounds but the 22-year-old, in his own words, came up with his most satisfying effort of the week on day three, a five-under-65 that helped him extend his lead at the inaugural B... read..
 

Cricketer Shami charged with sexual harassment (Lead)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami was on Thursday charged with domestic violence and sexual harassment by the police here on the basis of his wife's complaint.... read..
 

Celeb TMC candidate Nusrat Jahan takes on trolls

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) celebrity candidate Nusrat Jahan on Thursday hit back at social media trolls for targeting her, describing these as "uncultured".... read..
 

Huge cache of explosives seized in West Bengal

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The West Bengal CID has seized huge cache of explosives, including electric detonators and gelatin sticks, in West Bengal's Bankura district, a senior officer said on Thursday.... read..
 

Accessibility observers to help PwD voters in Bengal

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Based on Election Commission's instructions, six accessibility observers will oversee the work related to PwD (persons with disabilities) voters in Bengal, an official said, here on Thursday.... read..
 

Series win a WC boost for Australia: Katich (Lead)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) coach Simon Katich believes winning the just concluded One-Day International (ODI) series in India will give the Australian players a lot of confidence going into the World Cup later this year.... read..
 

Nusrat, Mimi the social media rage after LS nominations (Repeating For All Needing)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
They might have won many a heart through their acting skills and well-choreographed dance moves for years, but Bengali actress-duo Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan have created a virtual storm in social media after their nomination as candidates of West ... read..
 

Seat-sharing talks with LF on: Cong (Dangal 2019)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The seat adjustment talks between the Left front and the Congress in West Bengal are continuing in search of a mutually favourable agreement, a senior Congress leader said here on Thursday.... read..
 

Declare all Bengal vote booths sensitive: Congress

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Congress leadership here on Wednesday urged the Election Commission to declare all 77,000 Lok Sabha polling booths in the state "sensitive" and deploy adequate number of central force personnel there.... read..
 

KKR hopeful of playing most home games at Eden: CEO

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore said, here on Wednesday, he was hopeful that it would be able to play most of their home games at the Eden Gardens, despite seven-phase polling in West Bengal during the general elections.... read..
 

EC films to motivate North Kolkata voters to vote

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
To encourage voters in North Kolkata to go out and vote on May 19, the Election Commission plans to produce a dozen short films highlighting the traditional markers of the city, an official said here on Wednesday.... read..
 

BJP's 'super sensitive' remark an insult: Mamata (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the BJP for urging the Election Commission (EC) to declare Bengal a "super sensitive" state during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Bengal Open golf: Rashid's 64 lifts him to tied 2nd

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Delhis Honey Baisoya recovered well after a slow start to fire a second straight six-under-64 that gave him the halfway lead at the inaugural Bengal Open Golf Championship at the Tollygunge Club, here on Wednesday.... read..
 

Mamata calls BJP's 'super sensitive' remark an insult

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:09 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the BJP for urging the Election Commission (EC) to declare Bengal as a super sensitive state during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and said that the saffron party leaders ... read..
 

Nusrat, Mimi the social media rage after LS nominations

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
They might have won many a heart through their acting skills and well-choreographed dance moves for years, but Bengali actress-duo Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan have created a virtual storm in the social media after their nomination as candidates of W... read..
 

Purulia - problem seat in Bengal Congress-LF talks

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The Purulia Lok Sabha seat has now emerged as the bone of contention in the seat adjustment talks between the Left Front and the Congress for the upcoming polls in West Bengal, though a senior Congress leader on Wednesday hoped the LF-spearheaded CPI-M wo... read..
 

Red sanders worth Rs 3.4 crore seized

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 6,790 kg of red sanders logs worth Rs 3.4 crore in the city and arrested two persons for trying to illegally export them, an official said on Wednesday.... read..
 

Indian Arrows ready to take on the best: Pinto

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
The development at the grassroots level must be strong for any footballing nation to rise through the ranks and that is exactly what India aims at as it takes baby steps in the soccer world.... read..
 

Purulia - problem seat in WB Congress-LF talks (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
The Purulia Lok Sabha seat has now emerged as the bone of contention in the seat adjustment talks between the Left Front and the Congress for the upcoming polls in West Bengal, though a senior Congress leader on Wednesday hoped the LF spearhead CPI-M woul... read..
 

Mamata dares Modi to contest from Bengal in 2019

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Throwing the gauntlet at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday dared him to contest from as many seats as possible in Bengal in the 2019 elections and claimed that he "will fail like the demonetisation move"... read..
 
 
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