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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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

I-League: Real Kashmir set sights on grabbing maximum points against Delhi

Kalyani (West Bengal) | January 18, 2021 7:43:06 PM IST
After beating Chennai City FC 2-0 in their previous match, Real Kashmir FC will aim to build on their winning momentum, grabbing maximum points, when they lock horns against fourth-placed Sudeva Delhi FC at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Tuesday.... read..
 

I-League: Mohammedan SC aims to go top of table with win over TRAU

Kalyani (West Bengal) | January 18, 2021 8:13:08 PM IST
After playing out a goalless draw against Churchill Brothers in their last match of the I-League, second-placed Mohammedan SC would look to go top of the table when the Kolkata outfit clashes against Imphal-based TRAU FC at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium o... 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..
 

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..
 

Mamata to contest from Nandigram in West Bengal Assembly polls

Nandigram (West Bengal) | January 18, 2021 3:13:10 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she will contest from Nandigram Assembly seat in the state election that is due in just a few months.... read..
 

West Bengal: Army commences COVID-19 vaccination drive at Military Hospital of Panagarh

Panagarh (West Bengal) | January 17, 2021 11:43:02 PM IST
Indian Army along with Brahmastra Corps commenced the COVID vaccination drive on Sunday at the Military Hospital of Panagarh, West Bengal.... read..
 

TMC, BJP level allegations, counter allegations over bombing in front of party office in Naihati

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | January 17, 2021 11:42:59 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) traded charges over an alleged bombing incident by bike-borne miscreants in front of the TMC office in Naihati in the wee hours of Sunday.... 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..
 

TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee accuses BJP of luring party leaders with money

Howrah (West Bengal) | January 17, 2021 9:43:02 PM IST
Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of luring TMC leaders with money.... 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..
 

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..
 

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 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..
 

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..
 

I-League: Imphal's NEROCA, TRAU play out 1-1 draw

Kalyani (West Bengal) |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Imphal's local rivals, North Eastern Re-Organising Cultural Association (NEROCA) FC and Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC, played out a 1-1 draw in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Friday.... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

TMC MP Satabdi Roy becomes vocal, says "facing problems but will not join BJP"

By Syeda Shabana Parveen

Birbhum (West Bengal) | January 15, 2021 5:13:18 PM IST
Ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) party leaders have become vocal against their own party. Starting from TMC Minister Rajeeb Banerjee, Baishali Dalmia and now TMC MP from Birbhum Satabdi Roy has raised her grievances against the party through her Facebook P... 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..
 

I-League: Neroca face local rivals Trau in first game of season

Kalyani (West Bengal) |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Neroca FC face local rivals Trau FC in their opening match of the 2020/21 I-League season at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium. Trau come into the match on the back of a 1-1 draw with Real Kashmir in their opening match last season.... 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-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: Mohammedans, Churchill play out 0-0 draw

Kalyani (West Bengal) |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Churchill Brothers and Mohammedan SC played out a goalless draw in a cagey I-League match at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Thursday. Much of the match was played in the midfield as the two teams split points.... read..
 

TMC MP Satabdi Roy says 'some people' do not want her in party

Birbhum (West Bengal) | January 15, 2021 2:43:07 PM IST
About a month after Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari, along with several other leaders across party lines, switched over to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), another TMC leader and Member of Parliament Satabdi Roy on Thursday indicate... 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..
 

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..
 

First consignment of Covishield vaccine reaches West Bengal's Siliguri

Siliguri (West Bengal) | January 14, 2021 1:13:59 PM IST
The first consignment of Covishield vaccine reached Siliguri in West Bengal on Wednesday night, a health official confirmed.... read..
 

Dilip Ghosh claims around 50 TMC MLAs to join BJP next month

Barrackpore (West Bengal) | January 14, 2021 12:43:01 PM IST
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

"Nonsense", Babul Supriyo on Bengal CM's "free vaccine" promise

Asansol (West Bengal) | January 13, 2021 7:13:11 AM IST
Lashing out at Mamata Banerjee for her "free vaccine" claim, BJP's Member of Parliament Babul Supriyo on Tuesday urged the West Bengal chief minister to refrain from such "nonsense."... 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..
 

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..
 

BJP slams TMC over Abhishek Banerjee's photo in procession on Vivekananda's birth anniversary

Siliguri (West Bengal) | January 13, 2021 1:13:01 AM IST
A controversy erupted over a photo of Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee in a procession here to mark the 158th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on Tuesday. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused TMC of promoting Banerjee instead of principle... 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..
 
 
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