Kolkata |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM ISTThe virtual collapse of seat adjustment talks between the Left Front and Congress ahead of the 2019 polls in Bengal may give an unprecedented advantage to the BJP in 12 to 14 Lok Sabha seats as it would amass a large chunk of the anti-incumbency votes in... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTSunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) mentor VVS Laxman on Friday said skipper David Warner looks in superb rhythm and is raring to go as his team prepares to take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) opener here on Sunday.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM ISTUnion minister Babul Supriyo has replied to the show cause notice slapped on him by the Election Commission for releasing the BJP's campaign song without obtaining permission from it, an official said on Friday.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 9:15:06 PM ISTSunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) mentor VVS Laxman on Friday said David Warner looks in superb rhythm and is raring to go as his team prepares to take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) opener here on Sunday.... read..
Chanchol (West Bengal) |Friday, 2019 9:45:04 PM ISTCongress President Rahul Gandhi is likely to give a big push to his party's Lok Sabha campaign when he addresses his first-ever public rally in this small census town of Malda district in West Bengal on Saturday.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM ISTFormer batting great and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) mentor VVS Laxman on Friday heaped praises on local lad Wriddhiman Saha. The SRH wicketkeeper-batsman is returning from a long injury layoff after undergoing a surgery on his right shoulder.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTTwo persons were killed on Friday after being struck by lightning in East Burdwan district of West Bengal, as rain and thunderstorms lashed Kolkata and other districts, disrupting normal life including train services, officials said.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM ISTBuoyed by their performance against England at home, a rejuvenated West Indies side will go into this summer's World Cup as a balanced unit. All-rounder Carlos Brathwaite feels that while they are not favourites to lift the cup, they are no pushovers eith... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM ISTTwo-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have the best batting line-up in the tournament, feels former Australia batsman and KKR assistant coach Simon Katich.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 4:15:04 PM ISTA group of BJP activists on Friday protested against the nomination of Nisith Pramanik, who recently switched to the saffron party from the Trinamool Congress, as a candidate from Coochbehar constituency in West Bengal.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 4:15:04 PM ISTA fire broke out in the Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express near Siliguri in West Bengal on Friday killing two passengers, who jumped out of the moving train in panic, a fire official said.... read..
Kolkata |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM ISTDiscontent is growing within the West Bengal BJP over its first list of candidates for the 2019 polls as a senior state leader on Friday resigned while a group of BJP activists protested against the nomination of former Trinamool Congress leader Nisith Pr... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 4:15:19 PM ISTIt was a riot of colours for different political leaders and a great opportunity to reach out to the people ahead of the Lok Sabha polls on Thursday as West Bengal celebrated Holi -- or "Dol Jatra" as it is called in this part of the country.... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 4:15:14 PM ISTMarking the International Day of Forests on Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that forest cover in the state has gone up by 4.29 per cent.... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTUnion Minister Babul Supriyo would fight to retain Asansol, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grand-nephew Chandra Kumar Bose is in fray from the prestigious Kolkata South, while BJP's West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh in the race from Midnapore in the fi... read..
Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 7:15:04 PM ISTWest Bengal joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the festival of Holi - or Dol Jatra as it is called in this part of the country - with colours, song and prayers, amid stepped-up security on Thursday.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTGlamorous Bengali actress Mimi Chakraborty is banking on the love showered by the people on her through the years as she now canvasses for votes in the lanes and alleys of the Jadavpur Lok Sabha constituency.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday refused to give any credit to the Modi government for the arrest of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi in London and termed it a "got-up match".... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:04 PM ISTStressing that world peace will depend on how India and China manage their relations, former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal (Retired) Arup Raha on Wednesday said both the countries ignore each other but India should focus on a "neighbours first" policy.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM ISTA 22-year-old city based cricketer fell ill during a friendly match and died here on Wednesday, hospital sources said.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTHead coach Jacques Kallis feels two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are as balanced as they can be going into the new season with more fast bowling options than last year.... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM ISTThe Election Commission on Wednesday slapped showcause notices on Trinamool Congress leaders Jitendra Kumar Tiwari and Anubrata Mondal, following the BJP's complaint against the duo and two state ministers from the ruling party for violation of the model ... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:04 PM ISTAmid the ongoing impasse over sharing of seats for the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the Congress on Wednesday decided to leave five seats for the Left Front, but said it would field candidates in the two seats won by the Left parties in the last ge... read..
Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM ISTThe upcoming cricket World Cup will be the most open till date keeping in mind the format, feels South African legend Jacques Kallis.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTThe Election Commission on Tuesday slapped a show cause notice on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Asansol MP and Union Minster Babul Supriyo for failing to seek its permission before releasing the video of campaign song for Bengal on the social media.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM ISTThe police and Election Commission officials have made a cumulative seizure of cash amount of over Rs 68 lakh and fake Indian currency notes of more than Rs 2 lakh face value across West Bengal, an official said on Tuesday.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM ISTBJP MP from Asansol Babul Supriyo sent a musical message to mark his party's rise in Bengal by releasing a video of the recording of the party's campaign song on Tuesday.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM ISTThe West Bengal Congress on Tuesday got a nod from the Election Commission (EC) to organise a public rally by the party's all-India President Rahul Gandhi on March 23 in Malda district of the state, a Congress leader said.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM ISTThe Left Front on Tuesday announced another 13 Lok Sabha candidates in West Bengal for the 2019 polls, including for Darjeeling, the Asansol industrial belt and seats in Kolkata.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM ISTProtesting against China for blocking India's bid to have Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist by the UN, traders on Tuesday set fire to Chinese goods at more than 1,500 places across the country.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM ISTIn a last ditch attempt to forge a seat adjustment formula with the Congress in West Bengal in the 2019 polls, the Left Front on Tuesday announced the second list of its Lok Sabha candidates, leaving four seats won by the Congress in the last General Elec... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM ISTKolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore on Tuesday hailed the Indian Premier League's (IPL) full schedule, terming the fact that all eight teams will be playing their seven home matches at their respective venues despite 2019 being an election year, ... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTSunil Narine, Kolkata Knight Riders' key spinner, has worked on "hiding" the ball from batsmen to keep the mystery despite the scrutiny of his action, spin bowling coach Carl Crowe said, here on Tuesday.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTCity football heavyweight Mohammedan Sporting SC in a letter to the Indian Football Association (IFA) on Tuesday expressed its interest to take part in the Super Cup, after several I-League clubs refused to play due to ill-treatment.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Tuesday announced that she would not celebrate Holi this year as a tribute to the CRPF troopers slain in the recent Pulwama terror attack.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 AM ISTPutting an end to all speculations of renewed efforts for a tie up with the Left Front (LF) in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress on Monday night put up candidates in the two seats won by the LF spearhead CPI-M in the previous general elect... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM ISTThe Election Commission on Tuesday slapped a show-cause notice on Union minster and BJP leader Babul Supriyo for not seeking permission before releasing a video of his party's campaign song for Bengal on the social media.... read..
Siliguri/Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:04 PM ISTBrewing discontent, resentment over low wages and lack of land rights for tea garden workers, whose votes are decisive in four Lok Sabha constituencies in North Bengal, could emerge as hurdles to the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress in the upcoming ... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM ISTThe streets, lanes and alleys of various pockets in West Bengal, including the eastern metropolis, are now filled with the sounds of heavy boots of the central paramilitary forces, as the troopers hold route marches, go door to door warning possible miscr... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTTaking a dig at the BJP-led central dispensation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said while they could not even construct one Ram temple, her government has spruced up the pilgrimage spots as part of its development programmes.... read..
Kolkata |Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM ISTTrinamool 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..
Kolkata |Monday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTPolice 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..
Kolkata |Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM ISTEast 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..
Kolkata |Monday, 2019 2:15:04 AM ISTDefence 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..
Kolkata |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM ISTSenior 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..
Kolkata |Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM ISTLegendary Bengali film actor Chinmoy Roy, known for his excellence in comic roles, has died after suffering a heart attack, family sources said.... read..
Kolkata |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM ISTVeteran 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..
Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 PM ISTA 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..
Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM ISTWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of her Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar who passed away at his private residence.... read..
Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM ISTOne 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..
Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM ISTThe 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..