Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM ISTThe hints were clear when despite two invitations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to come for the inauguration of Kolkata's iconic Durga Puja organised by the Naktala Udayan Sangha whose principal mentor and patron was Partha Chatterje... read..
Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 5:15:11 AM ISTFor the 2,500 odd prisoners at Presidency Central Correctional Home in south Kolkata, the coming four days from October 2 to October 5 will be somewhat different from the four days of Durga Puja festival.... read..
By Syeda Shabana ParveenKolkata (West Bengal) | October 1, 2022 10:59:27 PM ISTShowcasing brotherhood while also setting an example of humanity, people from the Muslim community organised the Durga Puja celebration in their locality here.... read..
Siliguri (West Bengal) | October 1, 2022 4:27:20 AM ISTThe fervour of Durga Puja remains incomplete without the maddening beats of dhak, the large drum-like instrument that men hang around their necks and play with two thin sticks to infuse the frenzied rhythm enhancing the festive aura.... read..
Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM ISTThe Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the mobile gaming app E-Nuggets in a fraud case, on Friday said that its sleuths have frozen additional crypto currencies worth Rs 47.74 lakh in the matter.... read..
Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM ISTContradictory views taken by the Calcutta High Court and West Bengal government with regard to fresh recruitments in the wake of the multi-crore teacher recruitment scam involving the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) has created confusion in ... read..
Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTA single-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday upheld the rights of agitators for peaceful protests during the forthcoming Durga Puja against the multi-crore teacher's recruitment scam.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM ISTJustice Abhijit Gangopadhyay of the Calcutta High Court, known for his consecutive strong observations and judgement in the multi-crore teachers' recruitment scam, has now received a message of solidarity from another judge in the same court.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM ISTThe Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the multi-crore West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) scam will summon Kalyanmoy Bhattacharya, the son-in-law of prime accused and former Education Minister Partha Chatterjee, again after the Durga Puja fes... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM ISTWest Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress heaved a sigh of relief before the forthcoming Durga Puja festival as the Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the Calcutta High Court order directing Enforcement Directorate (ED) to be a party in a public interest lit... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 30, 2022 5:59:40 PM ISTWest Bengal Leader of Opposition and BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari on Friday requested Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to probe the alleged irregularities and illegal diversion of central government funds from the Wage and Means head of the consolidated... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 30, 2022 6:59:12 PM ISTKolkata residents come up with unique and innovative themes for Durga Puja pandals every year. This year, the theme of an innovative pandal set up by the Dumdum Tarun Dal, Puja Committee, is 'City of Joy, Calcutta.' It attempts to reflect the transformati... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM ISTA fake Twitter handle @GenAnilChouhan was created soon after Lt. Gen. Anil Chauhan was appointed India's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) on Wednesday. Veterans, including Lt. Gen. K.J.S. Dhillon (retd) has warned against following this handle. "It is likely ... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 29, 2022 7:28:13 AM ISTThe Hazra Park Durgotsab Puja Committee in Kolkata is in its 80 years. This year, the theme of the Durga puja celebrations is 'Tandav'.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 29, 2022 5:28:39 AM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee played dhak, a traditional drum-like instrument at the inauguration of the community Durga Puja in Kolkata on Wednesday.... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM ISTIndia's leading human rights group, Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR), on Wednesday, demanded the withdrawal of the ban for five years imposed on Popular Front of India (PFI) and its affiliate organisations, by the Union Home Ministry... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 3:15:10 AM ISTThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the multi-crore West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam on Wednesday submitted its progress reports in the matter to the Calcutta High Court.... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 2:45:11 AM ISTA special ED court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of former West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee and his close associate Arpita Mukherjee till October 31.... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM ISTFacing criticism over the status of the University of North Bengal, the West Bengal Education Department on Wednesday announced veteran educationist Om Prakash Mishra as its new Vice Chancellor.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTThe Calcutta High Court on Tuesday cautioned West Bengal's Additional Chief Secretary, Home, B.P. Gopalika of contempt of court proceedings in case the process of recruitment for 10 posts in the state forensic science laboratory is not started before the ... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 28, 2022 3:27:27 AM ISTThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested then Deputy Registrar of Companies, Kolkata and three others in a case related to chit fund.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTA division bench of Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the West Bengal government to refrain from further unnecessary arrests and harassments of any individual in connection with the BJP's march to the state secretariat of Nabanna against corruption ... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:11 AM ISTThe police on Tuesday arrested a YouTuber for creating memes targeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 28, 2022 11:58:17 AM ISTWest Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar made huge revelations against the Mamata Banerjee-led government and claimed that the TMC supremo may be arrested soon.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 28, 2022 7:28:40 PM ISTCalcutta High Court on Wednesday declared the West Bengal government's "Duare Ration" scheme as illegal and against the National Food Security Act.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 28, 2022 3:29:06 PM ISTThe devotion during Durga Puja and craze for 'Prince of Kolkata' and former skipper Sourav Ganguly are two of many things that define and unite the state of West Bengal, especially Kolkata.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 28, 2022 5:29:52 AM ISTThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly inaugurated a Durga puja pandal in Kolkata on Tuesday.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 27, 2022 11:58:13 AM ISTFurthering a tradition of presenting new themes during the Durga Puja in Kolkata, pandals and idols depicting the lives of sex workers under the 'Parichai' (identity) theme have been created for the celebrations during this year's festival.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:10 AM ISTKalyanmoy Bhattacharya, the son-in-law of former West Bengal Education Minister and Trinamool Congress Secretary General Partha Chatterjee, is being questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) since Monday afternoon in connection with the multi-crore W... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM ISTEven as four days still left for Durga Puja to commence, crowds have started pouring in thousands to have a glimpse of the Puja pandal of Sreebhumi Sporting Club in the northern outskirts of Kolkata which is themed on the St. Peter's Basilica church in Va... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 26, 2022 7:29:48 AM ISTAs the most awaited festival of Durga Puja is around the corner and preparations for the festival are in full swing in Kolkata, which is known for the yearly event.... read..
Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 3:45:10 AM ISTA lower court in Kolkata on Saturday remanded Amir Khan, the prime accused in the mobile gaming app fraud case, to 14-day police custody.... read..
Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 2:15:10 AM ISTAs CPI-M's student wing -- Students' Federation of India (SFI) -- is slated to organise its national conference in Hyderabad from December 13 to 16, there are possibilities of some reshuffle in the top leadership faces in its central committee.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 25, 2022 4:59:48 AM ISTActor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty on Saturday claimed that nearly 21 Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs are in touch with him.... read..
Siliguri (West Bengal) | September 25, 2022 3:30:50 PM ISTIn a joint operation of the Detective Department and New Jalpaiguri Police, two persons were arrested for illegal possession of ten thousand yaba tablets worth Rs 30 lakhs in Siliguri, police said.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 25, 2022 6:01:09 PM ISTUNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) and Royal Enfield, the world's oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production since 1901, flagged off 'The Great Himalayan Exploration' ride from the iconic Victoria Memorial in K... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 25, 2022 8:28:06 PM ISTDurga Puja is here again and like most people, it's not easy to keep calm! Because wherever you go, you either find yourself drooling over gorgeous pandals, or savouring traditional delicacies at your favourite places, and let's not forget, wearing our be... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 25, 2022 1:01:30 PM ISTA large number of people on Sunday converged on the banks of the Hooghly River to take a holy dip and offer prayers to their ancestors on the last day of Pitru Paksha, also known as Sarvapitari Amavasya.... read..
Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 1:45:10 AM ISTTrinamool Congress legislator and former president of West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE), Manik Bhattacharya, on Friday approached the Supreme Court challenging an order of the Calcutta High Court upholding an earlier order passed by the same ... read..
Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 1:45:10 AM ISTUnion Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday directed the BJP leadership in West Bengal to concentrate on strengthening its booth-level organisations in the state.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2022 5:00:14 AM ISTAs Durga Puja is about to start, one can almost smell the Kans grass in the meadows, which heralds the goddess Durga's entry to the plains from her heavenly dwelling in Kailash.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM ISTStudents who are keen to take admission in post-graduation courses in two premier state-tun universities in West Bengal -- University of Calcutta and University of North Bengal -- are facing immense uncertainties.... read..
Malda (West Bengal) | September 23, 2022 11:29:33 AM ISTMousumi Das, district Vice President of Mahila Morcha Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) was allegedly attacked by "Trinamool Congress-backed" goons at her residence in the Malatipur area of Malda.... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2022 6:28:52 PM ISTThe Hazra Park Durgotsab here has come up with a unique thought for preparing a Durga Puja pandal for the people who cannot visit here because of their loss of vision.... read..
By Tarak SarkarDarjeeling (West Bengal) | September 22, 2022 4:59:08 PM ISTAt a time when the Aadhaar authority accepts transgender cards as valid documents, but quite a few people discriminate against the transgender community, a Durga puja organiser in Siliguri is setting up a pandal to highlight the struggles of the community... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 2:15:11 AM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the BJP-led Union government, without taking any name, of making deliberate attempts to distort the history of the country.... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM ISTA special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday remanded former West Bengal education minister and Trinamool Congress secretary general, Partha Chatterjee to judicial custody till October 5 for his alleged involvement in the mult... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2022 11:58:27 PM ISTBCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday confirmed that the most anticipated Women's Indian Premier League will take place next year in February.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:10 AM ISTIndian football team coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday said that Vietnam are clear favourites but India have the potential to win the Hung Thinh Championship.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM ISTThe Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing the multi- crore coal smuggling scam in West Bengal, has summoned two key Indian Police Service (IPS) from the state to the agency's headquarter at New Delhi this month for questioning.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTA special CBI court on Tuesday sent arrested University of North Bengal Vice Chancellor and West Bengal School Service Commission's (WBSSC) former Chairman Subiresh Bhattacharya to the central agency's custody till September 26.... read..