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PM Modi launches multi-developmental projects in West Bengal

Krishnanagar (West Bengal) | March 2, 2024 12:56:51 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth Rs 15,000 crore in Krishnanagar city in West Bengal's Nadia District on Saturday.... read..
 

"She is running everywhere to save party, its leaders": BJP MP Dilip Ghosh on Modi-Mamata meeting

Kharagpur (West Bengal) | March 2, 2024 12:56:42 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's West Bengal MP Dilip Ghosh has questioned the motive for chief minister Mamata Banerjee's meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the latter did so as part of efforts to "save" her Trinamool Congress party followin... read..
 

"Railways part of glorious history of Bengal, but..." PM Modi

Krishnanagar (West Bengal) | March 2, 2024 12:56:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indian railways are a part of the glorious history of West Bengal, and the historical progress that it had achieved could not be properly maintained after independence.... read..
 

ISL: Mohun Bagan beat Jamshedpur FC 3-0, move to second spot

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 2, 2024 9:57:02 AM IST
Mohun Bagan Super Giant breezed past Jamshedpur FC by 3-0 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Friday to jump to the second spot in the standings.... read..
 

"Crime & corruption flourished under TMC's rule": PM Modi slams Mamata Banerjee

Krishananagar (West Bengal) | March 2, 2024 1:57:24 PM IST
In a sharp attack on the ruling Trinamool Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged that "crime and corruption have flourished under the Trinamool Congress' misrule" in West Bengal.... read..
 

Country is seeing what TMC has done with sisters of Sandeshkhali: PM Modi

Hooghly (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 7:56:01 PM IST
Taking on the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal over the Sandeshkhali issue ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the country is enraged over the treatment of the women in Sandeshkhali by the TMC government.... read..
 

"We're best friends": Danish envoy Svane highlights India-Denmark robust partnership

South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 7:54:43 AM IST
In a testament to the robust partnership between Denmark and India, Danish Ambassador Freddy Svane expressed the strength of their relationship, emphasising shared values and a commitment to global sustainability.... read..
 

"We'll need to stay alert in all situations": Jamshedpur head coach Khalid Jamil ahead of Mohun Bagan SG clash

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 8:54:08 AM IST
Jamshedpur FC head coach Khalid Jamil has urged his players to be adept at handling various situations as they prepare to take on Mohun Bagan SG in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata.... read..
 

"If BJP win again, gas price can be increased up to Rs 1,500-2,000": WB CM Mamata Banerjee

Jhargram (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 9:55:30 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) might increase the cost of cooking gas cylinders up to Rs 1,500-2,000 if it returned to power at the Centre in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

"TMC government big hurdle in empowerment of poor...": PM Modi in West Bengal

Hooghly (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 5:56:21 PM IST
Launching the Bharatiya Janata Party's poll campaign in Mamata Banerjee's turf for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the TMC government is a big hurdle in the empowerment of poor, farmers, youth and women.... read..
 

WB BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar takes stock of preparations ahead of PM Modi's visit in Hooghly

Hooghly (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 6:54:29 AM IST
West Bengal BJP President Sukanta Majumdar took stock of the preparations ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting in Arambagh, Hoogly, on Friday.... read..
 

West Bengal CM meets PM Modi at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata, says 'protocol meeting not a political meeting'

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 9:55:49 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Friday met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on Friday evening.... read..
 

CID officials will lose their lives if they question Shahjahan Sheikh: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Murshidabad (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 9:56:50 PM IST
Amid reports that Sandeshkhali prime accused Sheikh Shahjahan is not cooperating with the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID), state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said that officers from the CID will lose their lives if they questi... read..
 

TMC considers Modi as its enemy number one: PM takes jibe at Mamata govt

Hooghly (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 9:57:03 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal regards him as its 'enemy no. 1' because "Modi does not allow them to pursue their own whims, and that's why TMC considers Modi their primary adversary."... read..
 

"Despite PM's presence, Arambagh ground remained half empty": TMC

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 11:55:43 PM IST
Trinamool Congress has claimed that the ground in Hooghly's Arambagh remained half empty where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting on Friday.... read..
 

Trinamool Congress attacks Centre ahead of PM Modi visit to West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 11:55:26 AM IST
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to West Bengal today, All India Trinamool Congress attacked the Centre and asked when will you listen to Man Ki Baat of West Bengal deprived MGNREGA beneficiaries.... read..
 

Shahjahan's arrest in ED officers assault case, complaint not pertain to 354: Police

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 10:55:03 AM IST
West Bengal police said on Thursday that Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan's arrest was in connection with an assault on officers of the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) during a raid in January this year.... read..
 

Request Suvendu to share Shajahan's whereabouts with ED, CBI: TMC's Kunal Ghosh

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 3:56:33 AM IST
As Sandeshkhali prime accused Shahjahan Sheikh continues to be at large, Trinamool Congress (TMC) national spokesperson Kunal Ghosh suggested that West Bengal Leader of Opposition should reveal Shahjahan's whereabouts to the central investigative agencies... read..
 

More than 16 lakh cases of duplication of voters in West Bengal, claims Suvendu

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 3:56:42 AM IST
West Bengal Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari submitted a list of 16,91,132 cases from all the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state, where documents of voters showed discrepencies and evidence of double entry, to the CEO of the District Election C... read..
 

Sandeshkhali: TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan arrested in 'land grab, exual assault' cases

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 8:54:39 AM IST
Amid tension in Sandeshkhali, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan was arrested by West Bengal police on Thursday morning in connection with allegations of 'sexual assault and land grab,' officials said.... read..
 

Sheikh Shahjahan in "safe custody of Mamata police": Suvendu Adhikari's on TMC leader's arrest

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 9:54:51 AM IST
West Bengal Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday claimed that Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan is in the "safe custody of Mamata Police" as part of a 'deal'.... read..
 

"Our govt follows 'Rajdharma'": TMC's Santanu Sen on Shahjahan's arrest

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 1:55:52 PM IST
After the West Bengal police arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan, the party MP said the action proved that the state government follows 'Rajdharma' in an administrative manner.... read..
 

"It is a mutual adjustment...:" LoP Suvendu Adhikari on arrest of TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 1:56:11 PM IST
West Bengal's Leader of Opposition (LoP), Suvendu Adhikari, has raised eyebrows over the arrest of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan, stating, "This is not an arrest; this is a mutual adjustment."... read..
 

West Bengal: TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan remanded to 10-day police custody

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 1:56:22 PM IST
West Bengal's Basirhat Court remanded Trinamool Congress' (TMC) Sheikh Shahjahan to 10-day police custody on Thursday.... read..
 

"Sheikh Shahjhan suspended from party for six years": TMC's Derek O'Brien

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 5:55:15 PM IST
In a big announcement after his arrest, Trinamool Congress on Thursday suspended Sheikh Shahjahan from the party for six years.... read..
 

"TMC never takes any step to shield any offender": Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya on arrest of Sheikh Shahjahan

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 10:55:20 PM IST
After the arrest of absconding TMC strongman Sheikh Shahjahan, who was on the run for 55 days, West Bengal Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said that the TMC has never taken any step to shield any offender.... read..
 

ISL: Mohun Bagan SG, Jamshedpur FC eye for 3 points in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 10:55:12 PM IST
Kolkata's Mohun Bagan Super Giant will host Jamshedpur FC at the Salt Lake Stadium in the Indian Super League (ISL) as the Mariners eye a direct shot at the top spot in the points table on Friday.... read..
 

Calcutta High Court allows six-member independent fact-finding team to visit Sandeshkhali

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 28, 2024 9:25:20 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday allowed the six-member, independent fact-finding team of the Centre, led by a former judge of the Patna High Court, to go to battleground Sandeshkhali on Friday.... read..
 

Abhishek Banerjee is lying about legal troubles in Sheikh Shahjahan's arrest: Kiren Rijiju

South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 11:55:37 PM IST
In response to Trinamool Congress General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee's allegations on Sunday that the state police is not able to arrest Sandeshkhali prime accused, Sheikh Shahjahan due to legal complications, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said that Banerj... read..
 

TMC leader shot dead in West Bengal

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 11:55:43 AM IST
A Trinamool leader from Ashoknagar was allegedly shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Monday.... read..
 

Police detain ISF MLA Naushad Siddiqui in Kolkata, stop march to Sandeshkhali

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 12:55:54 PM IST
Indian Secular Front (ISF) MLA Naushad Siddiqui was detained by police in Kolkata on Tuesday as he was preparing to visit Sandeshkhali.... read..
 

ISL 2023-24: Chennaiyin FC lose to East Bengal 0-1

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 10:56:21 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC put up a spirited show but suffered a narrow 0-1 defeat against East Bengal FC in an away match of the Indian Super League 2023-24 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata on Monday.... read..
 

"My body shakes when I talk about Sandeshkhali...": Nirmala Sitharaman slams West Bengal govt

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 11:56:09 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday highlighted a number of economic indicators to mark the "decline" of West Bengal, and touched upon the recent unrest at Sandeshkhali saying it is the "sheer audacity" of the state government not to arre... read..
 

Sandeshkhali violence: "No further arrests were made today", says Basirhat SP

North 24 Paraganas (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 11:56:15 PM IST
Amid tensions over the Sandeshkhali incident, the Superintendent of Police, Basirhat, Hossain Mehedi Rehman, said on Tuesday that the situation in the Sandeshkhali village of West Bengal was peaceful, adding that no further arrests were made.... read..
 

Calcutta High Court grants interim bail to former CPIM MLA Nirapada Sardar arrested in Sandeshkhali case

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 11:56:18 PM IST
Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) MLA Nirapada Sardar, one of those who were arrested by the West Bengal Police in the Sandeshkhali incident, was granted interim bail by the division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Thursday.... read..
 

Teams sent by central government trying to stoke up communal tensions in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Purulia (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 11:55:41 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee warned that central teams sent by the Union government are trying to stoke communal tension in the state.... read..
 

"If Mamata is unable to arrest him, they should seek Centre's help": Nisith Pramanik on Sheikh Shahjahan

Nadia (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 7:25:34 AM IST
Hitting out at the West Bengal government and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over Sandeshkhali incident, Union Minister of State (MoS) Nisith Pramanik said that if Mamata is unable to arrest Sheikh Shahjahan, they should seek the help of Central governmen... read..
 

"Shows that PM is committed to fulfilling his promises": Union MoS Subhas Sarkar on AIIMS Kalyani

Nadia (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 7:25:25 AM IST
Union Minister of State (MoS) for Education, Subhas Sarkar has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inaugurating the AIIMS in West Bengal's Kalyani and said it shows that the PM is committed to fulfilling his promises.... read..
 

"What will police do if High Court ties their hands?": TMC's Abhishek Banerjee on Sheikh Shahjahan

South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 7:25:36 AM IST
Amid tensions over the Sandeshkhali incident, party national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday said that his party is not defending absconding leader Sheikh Shahjahan, but the High Court has tied the hands of the state police.... read..
 

West Bengal: Sandeshkhali police arrest TMC leader Ajit Maity

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 2:27:33 PM IST
West Bengal's Sandeshkhali police arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Ajit Maity on Monday in the troubled region.... read..
 

Will intervene if elected government does not act: West Bengal Governor on Sandeshkhali issue

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 6:27:38 PM IST
Amid tensions over the Sandeshkhali incident, West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Monday said that the Governor's job is to see when the elected government takes action within the rule of law. If that is not done, then the governor will intervene.... read..
 

Sheikh Shahjahan will be arrested within seven days: TMC's Kunal Ghosh

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 8:24:44 PM IST
Hours after Calcutta High Court clarified that there is "no stay order" on the arrest of Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan and West Bengal Police is free to arrest TMC leader, the party said that the prime accused in the Sandeshkhali case, who ha... read..
 

"Those lecturing Bengal should see what is happening in BJP ruled states": TMC's Sagarika Ghose

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 9:25:23 PM IST
Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP-elect Sagarika Ghose said on Monday that the prime suspect in the Sandeshkhali incident, Shahjahan Sheikh, will be arrested by the state police soon adding that those lecturing Bengal must take note of what is happening i... read..
 

FIR has been filed against TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan, says Basirhat SP

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 11:25:47 PM IST
Basirhat Superintendent of Police HM Rehman confirmed on Monday that an FIR has been filed against absconding TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan.... read..
 

Calcutta HC orders to add Shahjahan Sheikh to Sandeshkhali case, says "no reason not to arrest him"

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 26, 2024 6:26:46 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court Chief Justice on Monday ordered to add Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan to the Sandeshkhali case.... read..
 

Adhir Chowdhury welcomes deployment of Central forces ahead of LS polls, says "People have lost faith in Bengal Police"

Murshidabad (West Bengal) | February 25, 2024 6:56:01 PM IST
Congress leader and MP Baharampur Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Sunday that the people of West Bengal have lost complete faith in the Bengal Police, and feel threatened as the police work on the directions given by the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government.... read..
 

"Landmark...": West Bengal Governor heaps praise on PM Modi for inauguration of AIIMS Kalyani

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2024 11:55:28 PM IST
West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inaugurating the AIIMS Branch in West Bengals's Kalyani and termed it a "landmark".... read..
 

Fact-finding committee members arrested en route to Sandeshkhali in West Bengal

South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 25, 2024 2:54:51 PM IST
Six members of an independent fact-finding committee, on their way to Sandeshkhali, were arrested at Bhojerhat in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Sunday afternoon.... read..
 

"Govt, police doing their job": WB minister plays down Sandeshkhali uprising, Oppn protests

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 25, 2024 7:55:28 PM IST
Playing down the spontaneous uprising among the women of Sandeshkhali against alleged atrocities by absconding TMC strongman Sheikh Shahjahan and his henchmen, and Opposition protests, state Fire Services Minister Sujit Bose on Sunday said the BJP was in ... read..
 

"Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury should clear whether he is against...": TMC MP Santanu Sen

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2024 10:55:49 PM IST
Reacting to West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's statement that Trinamool Congress is in a dilemma over the alliance, TMC MP Santanu Sen said that Adhir Chowdhury should first clear his stand whether he is against BJP or engage in giving ox... read..
 

PM Modi to lay foundation stone for 28 stations over Eastern Railway under Rs 704 crore scheme on Feb 26

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2024 6:55:07 PM IST
General Manager Eastern Railway Milind K Deouskar on Saturday at Eastern Railway Headquarters here briefed media people about the ongoing development work of Eastern Railway in particular and about the redevelopment of stations and construction of Road Ov... read..
 
 
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