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Will defeat Mamata or else quit politics: Suvendu

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she will contest the upcoming Assembly election from Nandigram, its MLA and newly joined BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari hit back at Mamata saying that he will defeat the Trinamoo... read..
 

Bengal: Left, Cong leaders hold talks; to finalise candidates by Jan end

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Top leaders of the CPI(M)-led Left Front and the Congress conducted a meeting here on Sunday to discuss the seat-sharing and other election-related strategies, leaders of both the parties said, adding that their candidates would be finalised by the end of... read..
 

Mamata to contest from Suvendu's 'home turf' Nandigram

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
In an open challenge to her once confidante and ex-minister Suvendu Adhikari, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she will contest the upcoming state Assembly elections from the Nandigram seat.... read..
 

Will quit politics if we do not defeat Mamata Banerjee by 50,000 votes in Nandigram: Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 18, 2021 11:13:11 PM IST
Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she will contest the upcoming election from Nandigram, BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari accepted her challenge and said he will quit politics if the party does not defeat her by 50,000 votes.... read..
 

Congress leader meets Bengal Governor, demands free and fair polls

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 18, 2021 6:13:22 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said the Opposition Leader in the Assembly and senior Congress legislator Abdul Mannan had met him to emphasise the need for free and fair elections.... read..
 

Inspired by Asamoah Gyan, Gokulam's Antwi hopes to shine in I-League

Kolkata |Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Around 11 years ago, a certain striker from Ghana named Asamoah Gyan missed a crucial penalty in the 2010 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal against Uruguay, but still went on to make history by being the highest international goal-scorer from his country.... read..
 

TMC appoints Satabdi Roy as vice-president of party's West Bengal unit

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 17, 2021 3:13:13 PM IST
A day after she dismissed speculations about joining BJP, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Satabdi Roy was appointed as the vice-president of the party's West Bengal unit.... read..
 

No misunderstanding between Cong, Left, will contest Bengal Assembly polls together: Biman Bose

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 17, 2021 1:43:04 PM IST
Left Front Chairperson Biman Bose on Sunday said that there is no misunderstanding between us Congress and the Left Front and asserted that both of them will contest the 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls together.... read..
 

TMC indulging in disaster management: Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 17, 2021 11:42:58 PM IST
Announcing Union Home Minister Amit Shah's upcoming West Bengal tour in January-end, Bharatiya Janata Party state president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said the Trinamool Congress (TMC) is indulging in "disaster management" to save the party.... read..
 

T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Parag shines in Assam win (Round-up)

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Assam's talented Riyan Parag put up a fine all-round show to guide his team to a 13-run win over Bengal in an Elite B match of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Eden Gardens here on Saturday. Parag first played a captain's knock of 54-ball 77 not out and... read..
 

WB reports 14 adverse events among Covid vaccine recipients

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 17, 2021 3:12:58 AM IST
Fourteen cases of adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) were reported in West Bengal on the first day of the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday.... read..
 

India has done excellent work in vaccine research: WB Governor Dhankhar

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 16, 2021 12:42:55 AM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar while attending the foundation day of the Asiatic Society in Kolkata on Friday said that the country has done excellent work in the field of vaccine research.... read..
 

Vaccination drive begins in Bengal, doc gets 1st shot

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The Covid-19 vaccination drive began in West Bengal on Saturday with a doctor of a private hospital receiving the first shot, while Minister of State for Labour Nirmal Maji was administered the Covishield vaccine at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospita... read..
 

Will continue performing my duties as a TMC soldier: Satabdi Roy

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 16, 2021 11:43:06 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician and Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Satabdi Roy dismissed speculations about joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) through a social media post on Saturday and also appealed to party workers not to give "undue advantage" to opponents... read..
 

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Assam ride on Pritam-Parag show to beat Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 16, 2021 5:13:17 PM IST
Pritam Das stole the show with ball bagging three wickets while skipper Riyan Parag flourished with an all-round performance as Assam defeated Bengal by 13 runs in the penultimate group tie of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Eden Gardens on Saturday.... read..
 

I-League: Real Kashmir beat Chennai City 2-0

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Goals from Dipanda Dicka and Lalrindika Ralte helped Real Kashmir beat Chennai City 2-0 in the I-League at the Mohun Bagan Ground on Friday. Chennai dominated possession throughout the game but were unable to break through the Kashmir defence.... read..
 

I-League: Inspired by Asamoah Gyan, Gokulam's comeback king Antwi hopes to shine

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 16, 2021 2:13:10 PM IST
Around 11 years ago, a striker from Ghana named Asamoah Gyan missed a crucial penalty in the 2010 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal against Uruguay, but still went on to make history by being the highest international goalscorer from his country.... read..
 

CBI arrests Rose Valley Group chief Gautam Kundu's wife

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 15, 2021 6:13:11 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Subhra Kundu, wife of Rose Valley Group promoter Gautam Kundu on Friday in connection with the multicrore ponzi scam. She will be taken to Bhubaneswar tomorrow, according to CBI sources.... read..
 

I will remain with TMC, those having problems should raise them: MP Satabdi Roy

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 15, 2021 10:43:08 PM IST
Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy, who had raised her grievances against the party through a Facebook post, on Friday said she was in TMC and will remain in the party and was not going to Delhi on Saturday.... read..
 

I-League: Chennai hoping to keep up momentum against Real Kashmir

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
Chennai City FC will be looking to build on the 2-1 win registered in their first match against Gokulam Kerala when they face Real Kashmir in the I-League at the Mohun Bagan Ground here on Friday.... read..
 

Adhir Ranjan invites Mamata Banerjee to join Congress to defeat BJP in West Bengal polls

By Ujjwal Roy

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 15, 2021 4:43:14 PM IST
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday suggested that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should join Congress and fight against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the upcoming West Bengal Assembly election.... read..
 

I-League: Antwi brace in Gokulam's comeback 4-3 win over Punjab

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
A second half brace from Dennis Antwi helped Gokulam Kerala come from 3-1 down against RoundGlass Punjab and secure a 4-3 win in the I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium on Thursday.... read..
 

Major fire breaks out at north Kolkata slum

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
A major fire broke out in Kolkata's Bagbazar area on Wednesday evening, West Bengal fire services officials said.... read..
 

CBI conducts raids in Bengal in illegal coal trade case, summons TMC youth wing leader brother (Ld)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
The CBI on Wednesday carried out raids at 10 locations in West Bengal's Asansol, Durgapur and Raniganj areas in connection with a case of illegal coal mining and theft from Eastern Coalfield Limited (ECL) and also summoned TMC youth wing leader Vinay Mis... read..
 

I-League: Punjab looking to build on 1st win against Gokulam

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
RoundGlass Punjab will be looking to build on the winning start they got to the 2020/21 I-League last week when they face Gokulam Kerala at the Salt Lake Stadium on Thursday. Gokulam, meanwhile, are searching for their first win of the season after a 2-1 ... read..
 

I-League: Sudeva aim for first win as they face Indian Arrows

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Sudeva Delhi will be aiming for their first I-League win of the season when they face the young Indian Arrows at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium here on Thursday.... read..
 

Cal HC asks govt to facilitate 'E-snan' at Ganga Sagar Mela

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday advised all the pilgrims to go for 'E-snan' (E-bathe) during the holy Ganga Sagar Mela in West Bengal this year.... read..
 

Suvendu's father removed as Trinamool district president

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Barely a month after ex-West Bengal Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari jumped ship from the Trinamool Congress to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his father and veteran Lok Sabha member of Trinamool, Sisir Adhikari, was removed as East Midnapore distri... read..
 

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Virat's unbeaten ton fires Jharkhand to win over Assam

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 14, 2021 6:13:08 PM IST
Jharkhand registered its first victory of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on the back of Virat Singh's unbeaten century here at Jadavpur University second campus ground on Thursday.... read..
 

CAB to start season from second week of February

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 14, 2021 10:13:02 PM IST
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Thursday announced that the season will start with the JC Mukherjee Memorial Trophy tournament and NC Chatterjee Memorial Trophy tournament from the second week of February.... read..
 

TMC MP takes potshot at SC-appointed committee on farmers' issues

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Trinamool Congress' Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra on Tuesday criticised the formation of a four-member committee by the Supreme Court in the backdrop of the ongoing farmers' protest.... read..
 

Owaisi not a 'Godfather', don't cast vote based on religion: Bengal Imam Association Head

By Syeda Shabana Parveen

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 13, 2021 1:13:10 AM IST
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi is not a "Godfather" and people should not cast votes based on religion, the head of West Bengal Imam Association, Mohammad Yahya said on Tuesday.... read..
 

CBI conducts raids in Bengal in illegal coal trade case

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The CBI on Wednesday carried out raids at 10 locations in West Bengal's Asansol, Durgapur and Raniganj areas in connection with a case of illegal coal mining and theft from Eastern Coalfield Limited (ECL).... read..
 

I-League: Indian Arrows aim to trump Sudeva Delhi FC in an all-Indian clash

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 13, 2021 11:13:16 PM IST
The Indian Arrows will lock horns against Sudeva Delhi FC in the ongoing I-League in an all-Indian clash at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Thursday.... read..
 

BJP has no right to observe Swami Vivekananda anniversary: Abhishek Banerjee

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has no right to observe the occasion of Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary.... read..
 

Bengal gets Covishield, vaccines despatched to districts

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
With India gearing up for the launch of its nationwide inoculation drive against the coronavirus outbreak on January 16, West Bengal received its first consignment of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield on Tuesday.... read..
 

TMC's Sougata Roy asks Left Front, Congress to support Mamata Banerjee to fight against BJP in Assembly polls

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 13, 2021 7:43:02 PM IST
Slamming the Left Front and the Congress party on Wednesday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sougata Roy asked both the parties to support West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee in her fight against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) if they a... read..
 

WB, Bihar receive first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine

Kolkata/Patna (West Bengal/Bihar) | January 12, 2021 4:43:13 PM IST
The first consignment of Covishield vaccine by Serum Institute of India (SII), arrived at Kolkata airport in West Bengal and Patna airport in Bihar on Tuesday.... read..
 

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Vivek hits maiden ton as Bengal defeat Jharkhand

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 12, 2021 5:43:04 PM IST
Vivek Singh scored his maiden century in the shortest format of the game to power Bengal to a 16-run win over Jharkhand in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.... read..
 

TMC's Sisir Adhikari removed as Digha Board chairman

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 12, 2021 2:13:08 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and Lok Sabha MP Sishir Adhikari has been removed from the chairman post of the Digha Sankarpur Development Authority (DSDA) Board. He will be replaced by TMC leader Akhil Giri.... read..
 

Trinamool removes Suvendu's father Sisir Adhikari from key administrative role

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
After Suvendu Adhikari and his younger brother Soumendu, Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday removed veteran party Lok Sabha MP and ex-union minister Sisir Adhikari from a key administrative position.... read..
 

We don't need to prove we are patriotic, says Awadh's royal descendant (IANS Special)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
The royal descendant of Awadh, who got settled in Kolkata, recounts the patriotic lineage and participation of his family in the First War of Indias Independence in an attempt to take on the rhetoric of debate over his family's contribution in the fight a... read..
 
 
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