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Indian Coast Guard alerts fishermen about low-pressure area formed in Bay of Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 25, 2021 12:46:04 AM IST
Indian Coast Guards on Friday alerted the local fishermen of West Bengal by broadcasting weather warnings on Very High Frequency (VHF) radio against low-pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal.... read..
 

Durand Cup: Bengaluru register comeback win against Army Green, to face FC Goa in semis

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 25, 2021 6:46:08 PM IST
Bengaluru FC came from behind yet again to defeat Army Green 3-2 in their Durand Cup quarter-final at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Saturday.... read..
 

Coal smuggling case: ED questions Bengal ADG Gyanwant Singh

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
A West Bengal IPS officer posted as ADG in the state Criminal Investigation Department, Gyanwant Singh was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in a multi-crore coal smuggling case at the agency's New Delhi office on Friday.... read..
 

Kolkata police register suo moto case after ruckus over BJP leader's body

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 4:16:27 PM IST
Kolkata Police filed suo moto case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal president Sukanta Majumder at Kalighat Police station on Friday after the party took out a procession with the body of a BJP leader and clashed with police when stopped.... read..
 

ISL: Former Real Madrid coach Angel Garcia becomes East Bengal assistant coach

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 5:16:10 PM IST
Former Real Madrid coach Angel Puebla Garcia will be deputy to SC East Bengal head coach Manuel 'Manolo' Diaz, also fulfilling the responsibilities of a strength and fitness coach, it was announced on Friday.... read..
 

TMC's goal is to separate West Bengal, make 'Greater Bangladesh': WB BJP chief

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 5:16:13 PM IST
Slamming the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sukanta Majumdar on Friday said the ultimate goal of the TMC is to separate the state and make a 'Greater Bangladesh'.... read..
 

Bengal government to develop four permanent helipads

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Considering the recent natural calamities and the state government's problem to reach out to the affected areas, the state government has decided to develop four permanent helipads in South 24 parganas so that the administration can expedite the evacuatio... read..
 

West Bengal: BJP writes to West Bengal Chief Election Officer demanding removal of DCP South from election duty

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 11:46:04 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday wrote to the Chief Election Officer of West Bengal demanding removal of DCP South, Akash Magharia, alleging that he molested BJP's Bhabhanipur candidate Priyanka Tibrewal and three other Members of Parliament (MP).... read..
 

Calcutta HC questions exigency of Bhabanipur bypoll

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The bypoll to the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency took a critical turn after acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, Rajesh Bindal, on Friday questioned the exigency of the by-election, besides asking who will take the financial responsibility of th... read..
 

Durand Cup: Bengaluru eye final four berth against Army Green in QF

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 5:46:00 PM IST
Going into the quarter-final clash against Army Green, Bengaluru FC coach Naushad Moosa has said his side is focused on tackling each game at a time. The quarter-final clash is set to take place at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Satu... read..
 

Durand Cup: FC Goa thrash Delhi FC 5-1 to storm into semis

Kalyani (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 6:16:26 PM IST
FC Goa continued their brilliant run and played a dominant brand of football throughout the 90 minutes to defeat Delhi FC 5-1 in the 130th Durand Cup quarter-finals at the Kalyani Stadium on Friday.... read..
 

Suvendu Adhikari lashes out at Abhishek Banerjee, says no one can control BJP's vote back

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 4:46:02 AM IST
Reacting to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee's claim that BJP will collapse if TMC keeps its door open, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday said that no one can control BJP's vote bank.... read..
 

Electrocution deaths: A cause of worry for Bengal

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 10:45:05 AM IST
The death of two minor girls -- 13-year-old Anushka Nandi from Bandhab Nagar Colony and 12-year-old Sneha Banik from the Motijheel area -- who were electrocuted after coming in contact with an electric pole, a portion of which was submerged in a waterlogg... read..
 

Durand Cup: Mohammedan Sporting knock out defending champions Gokulam Kerala to reach semis

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 6:16:15 PM IST
Local favourites Mohammedan Sporting Club have reached the 130th Durand Cup semi-finals, winning 1-0 to knock out the defending champions Gokulam Kerala in front of a limited capacity home crowd at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK).... read..
 

Major reshuffle in Bengal BJP likely after Durga puja

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
There are strong indications that a major reshuffle is likely to take place in the West Bengal BJP hierarchy just after the Durga puja where new and young leaders will be roped in and more representation from North Bengal will get a preference.... read..
 

Bhabanipur bypolls: Mamata is nervous, says Hardeep Singh Puri in Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 2:16:24 PM IST
Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is nervous ahead of Bhabanipur bypolls.... read..
 

Bengal BJP candidate hurt in post-poll violence succumbs

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Fresh controversy erupted in West Bengal after a defeated BJP candidate from the Magrahat West Assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district -- Dhurjati Saha -- who was allegedly assaulted by Trinamool Congress workers after the announcement of elec... read..
 

ED, CBI refuse to appear before Bengal Speaker

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), agencies probing the Narada bribery case, have come in direct conflict with the Speaker of West Bengal Assembly, Biman Banerjee, by refusing to appear before him on Wednesday ... read..
 

If I don't win, someone else will become CM: Mamata

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
In a significant statement, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said during her election campaign for the bypoll in Bhabanipur on Wednesday that if she doesn't win the by-election, someone else will become the Chief Minister.... read..
 

Durand Cup: Quarter-final game between Army Red and FC Bengaluru United called off due to COVID-19

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 3:16:08 PM IST
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of 130th Durand Cup has called off the quarter-final game between Army Red and FC Bengaluru United (FCBU) scheduled for Friday at the Kalyani Stadium due to positive Covid-19 cases reported in the Army Red squad.... read..
 

West Bengal: CBI arrests ex-employee of Ishapore's rifle factory for duping company funds

North 24 Parganas (Kolkata) | September 23, 2021 6:16:08 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested the former account officer of a Rifle Factory at Ishapore in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas on charges of duping a company with several crores of rupees five years ago, the police said.... read..
 

Two depressions may lead to more rains for Kolkata

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
With portions of Kolkata still under knee-deep water following incessant rains for the last three days, the met office on Wednesday predicted more woes for the city as well as south Bengal, with likely formation of two more depressions in the Bay of Benga... read..
 

Asansol: Firearms seized, one arrested

Asansol (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 9:16:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Police in Asansol Durgapur Commissionerate on Thursday recovered 25 firearms from the Asansol-Jharkhand border.... read..
 

ISL: East Bengal snap up Croatia forward Perosevic

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 4:46:04 PM IST
SC East Bengal on Thursday added teeth to their attack by acquiring the services of Croatia forward Antonio Perosevic on a one-year deal that will keep him at the club till the end of the Indian Super League 2021-22 season.... read..
 

Bengal Speaker might summon ED, CBI officers again

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The ongoing tussle between the central probe agencies and West Bengal Speaker Biman Banerjee on the issue of filing chargesheet in the Narada sting operation case without the latter's permission is far from over.... read..
 

Taliban has become BJP's shorthand expression to create discord: TMC spokesperson

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 5:46:05 AM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Om Prakash Mishra on Tuesday said that the Taliban has become a shorthand expression being repeatedly used by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to create discord.... read..
 

Narada case: Chapter isn't closed, no one is above law, says WB Assembly Speaker

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 6:46:04 PM IST
After the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials reached the State Assembly on Wednesday and left after submitting a letter, West Bengal Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee on Wednesday said that the chapter is still not closed and that law is abo... read..
 

Won't let Centre make India like Taliban, says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 7:46:03 PM IST
Terming BJP a 'Jumla party', West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday targeted the Central government and said that she won't let it "divide the country" and "make India like Taliban".... read..
 

WB: Siliguri Police to use drones during Durga puja to monitor crowds amid COVID-19

Siliguri (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 1:46:02 AM IST
Siliguri Metropolitan Police (SMP) will use drones for aerial surveillance, amid COVID-19, to monitor the crowd gatherings during Durga puja, which is celebrated with much fervour in the state.... read..
 

Mother, paramour sentenced to death for killing child

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
After a trial lasting five years the Purulia district and session court awarded the death sentence to Mangala, the mother of a three-and a half-year girl, and her paramour Sanatan Thakur for killing the child by piercing her body with seven needles. Termi... read..
 

Durand Cup: Bengaluru, Delhi FC in quarters with contrasting wins

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Former Indian Super League (ISL) winner Bengaluru FC came back from two goals down for a 5-3 win while Delhi FC held on to a lone-goal victory against Kerala Blasters as both made it to the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup here on Tuesday.... read..
 

I shall try to bring back people who left BJP: Sukanta Majumdar

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The new state president of BJP Sukanta Majumdar said the party will adopt the 'stick and the carrot' method when it comes to the organisation of the party.... read..
 

Hardeep Puri slams Mehbooba, says no Sikh should be called 'anti-national or Khalistani'

Bhabanipur (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 11:16:13 PM IST
Hitting out at PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti over her "Sardars are Khalistani' remarks, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said that no Sikh should be called "anti-national or Khalistani".... read..
 

STF Kolkata arrests one for illegal telecom installation at his residence

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 9:46:11 AM IST
Special Task Force (STF) Kolkata on Tuesday arrested one person for illegal telecom installation at his residence at Swinhoe lane of Kasba Police Station area, said a press release by Special Task Force.... read..
 

CBI registers 2 more cases of violence, other offences in West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 8:46:09 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two more cases on the orders of the Calcutta High Court related to violence and other offences in West Bengal, as per a press release by the investigative agency.... read..
 

Bhabanipur bypolls: Union Minister Hardeep Puri campaigns for BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 4:45:56 PM IST
Union Minister and BJP leader Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday undertook a door-to-door campaign for the party's candidate Priyanka Tibrewal, who is pitted against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Bhabanipur bypolls.... read..
 

WB govt declares public holiday in 3 constituencies in view of elections on Sept 30

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 4:15:53 AM IST
West Bengal government on Monday issued a memorandum declaring a public holiday on September 30 in three constituencies where elections will be held.... read..
 

Five-time Congress MLA Mainul Haque resigns from party, to join TMC

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 10:16:23 PM IST
All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary and former MLA Mainul Haque on Tuesday resigned from the party.... read..
 

New BJP chief Sukanta accuses Mamata of 'running taliban govt' in Bengal

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Sukanta Majumdar launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday, just a day after his appointment as the state BJP president. He not only raised questions on corruption and 'autocracy' rampant in t... read..
 

Congress veteran Moinul quits party, likely to join Trinamool

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
In a major setback for Congress, senior West Bengal leader and five time MLA, Moinul Haque has sent his resignation to the party high command, and is likely to join the ruling Trinamool Congress soon.... read..
 

BJP will end culture of post-poll violence in West Bengal, says Sukanta Majumdar

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 12:16:16 PM IST
Newly-appointed President of West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday assured that the party would end the culture of the post-poll violence in the state. He also assured justice to people killed in the violence that followed t... read..
 

Another Bengal minister quizzed by CBI in I-Core ponzi scam

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
After Partha Chatterjee, another Bengal minister - Manas Ranjan Bhuniya was interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the I-Core multi-crore ponzi scam on Monday.... read..
 

BSF apprehends two Bangladesh nationals for crossing border illegally, hands them to Bangladesh as goodwill gesture

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 10:46:10 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) has apprehended two Bangladeshi nationals from the Border Out Post Ghojdanga in North 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal for illegally entering Indian territory.... read..
 

Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Indian Navy with quarters in sight

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Former ISL champions Bengaluru FC will lock horns with Indian Navy Football Team for a spot in the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup on Tuesday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK).... read..
 

Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar appointed Bengal BJP chief (Ld)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
In a major development, Lok Sabha MP Sukanat Majumadar has been named the new President of Bengal BJP, replacing Dilip Ghosh who has been made the national Vice President of the party.... read..
 

New Bengal BJP chief hits back at Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
A day after becoming the state BJP president, Sukanta Majumdar attacked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee on the question of corruption and 'autocracy that is continuing in the state'.... read..
 

Trains services adversely affected in parts of West Bengal after heavy rainfall

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 10:16:16 AM IST
Several trains have been short terminated or cancelled on Tuesday due to prolific rainfall and subsequent waterlogging at Kolkata station in Sealdah Division and Tikiapara yard.... read..
 

Incessant rains inundate Kolkata and South Bengal

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Incessant rains coupled with high-tide situation has inundated most parts of the city and major areas of South Bengal. Adding woes to the situation, the meteorological department has predicted more rains on Tuesday and Wednesday in Kolkata and several dis... read..
 

Abhishek Banerjee should go on nationwide Yatra to learn how to behave with Opposition: New Bengal BJP chief

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 4:46:22 PM IST
Taking a dig at Trinamool Congress general secretary Abhishek Banerjee over his Padyatra in Tripura, newly-appointed president of West Bengal BJP Sukanta Majumdar on Tuesday said Banerjee needs to walk across the country to learn how to behave with the Op... read..
 

Happy to be welcomed in TMC family, says Babul Supriyo after meeting Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2021 5:16:09 PM IST
After meeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday, former Union Minister Babul Supriyo said that he is happy to be welcomed in Trinamool Congress (TMC).... read..
 

Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Indian Navy with eye on quarter-final spot

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2021 6:46:06 PM IST
Former ISL Champions Bengaluru FC will lock horns with services team Indian Navy for a spot in the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup on Tuesday at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). With the last two games of the group stages remaining, a... read..
 
 
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