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I-League: TRAU look to stay in top six with win over Sudeva

Kalyani (West Bengal) |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) will look to end the first stage of the I-League on a high and secure a place amongst the top-six when they face Sudeva Delhi FC on Sunday at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium.... read..
 

WB polls: 3,064 booths designated for 9 assembly seats across West Bardhaman district

Asansol (West Bengal) | February 28, 2021 11:43:26 AM IST
As many as 3,064 booths have been designated for nine assembly seats in West Bardhaman district for the upcoming West Bengal polls, 618 more than the last assembly elections, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.... read..
 

BJP can't threaten me by sending ED, CBI ahead of assembly polls: Abhishek Banerjee

West Midnapur (West Bengal) | February 28, 2021 4:13:24 AM IST
Ahead of Assembly polls, Trinamool Congress leader and a Member of Parliament, Abhishek Banerjee has slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and alleged that BJP can't threaten him by sending Directorate of Enforcement (ED) and Central Bureau of Investig... read..
 

I-League: Aizawl chasing win and luck in match vs Chennai

Kalyani (West Bengal) |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Aizawl FC will need a win against Chennai City at the Kalyani Municipal stadium on Sunday to finish the first phase of the I-League within the top six.... read..
 

BJP worker alleges TMC workers of brutally attacking him, mother in Bengal's North Dumdum

North 24 Paraganas (West Bengal) | February 28, 2021 6:13:20 PM IST
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker in Nimta has accused Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers of breaking into his house and brutally attacking him and his octogenarian mother on Saturday morning.... read..
 

I-League: Mohammedans face unbeaten Real Kashmir

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
With their place in the I-League's top-six on the line, Mohammedan Sporting will face a tough challenge against an unbeaten Real Kashmir at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) on Sunday.... read..
 

Left-Cong to hold mega rally at Kolkata's brigade ground tomorrow

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front, Congress and Pirzada Abbas Siddiqui's Indian Secular Front (ISF) will organise a mega rally in Kolkata's iconic brigade parade ground on Sunday.... read..
 

BJP office vandalised in West Bengal, party alleges TMC for it

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 27, 2021 1:13:19 PM IST
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in the Baranagar area of North 24 Parganas district was vandalised on Friday night.... read..
 

Mamata questions EC's 8-phase poll schedule for Bengal

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 2:15:07 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has questioned the eight-phase schedule for West Bengal Assembly elections that was announced by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday.... read..
 

TMC's Sougata Roy flays EC for eight-phased West Bengal Assembly polls

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2021 1:13:25 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sougata Roy has said the Election Commission has been unfair to West Bengal by scheduling the state's Assembly elections in eight-phases.... read..
 

West Bengal Assembly elections: Polling stations in Darjeeling increased in view of COVID-19

By Tarak Sarkar

Siliguri (West Bengal) | February 27, 2021 7:13:40 PM IST
District Election Officer of Darjeeling and District Magistrate Shashank Sethi has increased the polling stations in five Assembly constituencies in the district for the upcoming polls in the view of ongoing pandemic.... read..
 

Cong-Left alliance, ISF to discuss seat sharing at 4:30 pm today

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2021 3:13:35 PM IST
The Congress-Left alliance and Indian Secular Front (ISF) will meet for a discussion regarding seat sharing at 4:30 pm on Saturday.... read..
 

TMC sets up drop boxes for candidature, donation at party office for commoners

By Joymala Bagchi

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2021 4:43:36 PM IST
Keeping in view the upcoming Assembly elections in the state, Trinamool Congress (TMC) has set up four boxes for commoners at its party office in Kolkata's Topsia so that individuals can walk-in with their bio-data and drop their candidature in the bio-da... read..
 

West Bengal key battle for democracy in India, says Prashant Kishor

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2021 1:13:22 PM IST
Saying that 'West Bengal will choose its own daughter', Prashant Kishor, the election strategist for the Trinamool Congress and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday described the upcoming polls as a key battle for democracy in India.'... read..
 

Kolkata based businessman summoned by CBI in coal scam case

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2021 10:43:21 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday summoned Kolkata based businessman Randhir Barnwal in connection with the coal scam case.... read..
 

BJP's counter slogan: Bengal wants its daughter, not aunt

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
A day after the Election Commission (EC) announced poll schedule for West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday launched a counter campaign targeting its arch rival and state's ruling Trinamool Congress' slogan "Bangla Nijer Meyeke Chai (Bengal... read..
 

Army unleashes armed thugs on pro-Democracy protesters in Myanmar

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST
Armed thugs, apparently allowed a free run by soldiers, have attacked protesters pitching for democracy in Yangon, Myanmar largest city, residents said on Thursday.... read..
 

Mamata showers sops hours before poll date announcement

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Hours before the Election Commission announced the schedule for Assembly polls in five states, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee showered sops for the people of Bengal in a bid to garner their support.... read..
 

CBI searches Kolkata businessman's house in coal racket case

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
Three days after questioning West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira Banerjee, the CBI on Friday carried out searches at locations linked to Kolkata-based businessman Randhir Kumar... read..
 

ED searches 15 locations in poll-bound Bengal

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Multiple teams of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday carried out searches at 15 locations in poll-bound West Bengal in connection with the coal smuggling money laundering case.... read..
 

West Bengal: Forest department personnel rescues elephant in Midnapore city

Midnapore (West Bengal) | February 26, 2021 6:13:16 AM IST
A good news pours in as forest department personnel on Thursday rescues an elephant who entered Midnapore city.... read..
 

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Chandigarh's 3rd straight win (Roundup)

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Chandigarh won their third consecutive match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday, beating Services by five runs. Spinner Gaurav Gambhir starred with both bat and ball as he scored 44 first and then took four wickets as Chandigarh dismissed Services for... read..
 

ED raids multiple locations in West Bengal in connection with coal scam, cattle smuggling

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 26, 2021 12:43:25 PM IST
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has conducted raids in various location of West Bengal on Friday including Kolkata's Princep Street and adjacent areas in connection with its ongoing probe into an illegal coal mining case, according to sources.... read..
 

Coal scam case: CBI conducts raids at multiple properties of businessman in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 26, 2021 1:13:31 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has conducted raids at multiple properties of a businessman in Kolkata in connection with the coal scam case, said sources.... read..
 

Nadda kicks-off 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' campaign in Bengal

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) all India president J.P. Nadda on Thursday launched the party's 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' (Target Golden Bengal) campaign to unseat the Mamata Banerjee-led West ruling Trinamool Congress government from power in West Bengal.... read..
 

AIMIM alleges Kolkata administration misusing power by denying permission to Owaisi's first rally

By Joymala Bagchi

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 9:13:29 AM IST
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen's (AIMIM) Kolkata wing on Thursday accused the Kolkata administration of "misusing power" for denying permission to party supremo Asaduddin Owaisi's first rally in the poll-bound state.... read..
 

I-League: TRAU FC return to top six after victory over Indian Arrows

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 8:43:27 AM IST
Tiddim Road Union Athletic (TRAU) on Wednesday defeated Indian Arrows 5-1 to go fifth on the I-League table with 13 points.... read..
 

WB polls: Owaisi's first rally in Kolkata cancelled after police refuse permission

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 8:13:24 AM IST
All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi's Kolkata scheduled rally on Thursday to kickstart the party's campaign ahead of Bengal Assembly elections has been cancelled after the police refused permission, party leader Zameerul... read..
 

West Bengal election: Sex workers in Sonagachi express discontent, say no political party ever helped them

By Joymala Bagchi

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 3:13:31 PM IST
As the entire state is gearing up to brace for 2021 Assembly elections very soon, the sex workers residing in dingy lanes of Sonagachi -- Asia's oldest and largest red-light area -- are not very hopeful for some tectonic shift in their lives.... read..
 

Siliguri-Dhaka train service to start on Independence Day of Bangladesh

By Tarak Sarkar

Siliguri (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 4:13:24 AM IST
On the Independence day of Bangladesh, the Indian and Bangladesh governments decided to introduce a passenger train service from March 26 between New Jalpaiguri in Siliguri, India to Dhaka in Bangladesh. This will be the third passenger train after Maitre... read..
 

Mamata writes to Modi seeking help to buy vaccines for everybody

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
With high-voltage state Assembly polls round the corner, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the Centre to support in purchasing the required number of Covid-19 vaccines "on top priority... read..
 

At least four killed, seven injured in road accident in Burdwan

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
In a tragic accident, a speeding truck mowed down as many as 11 people, killing at least four in the spot, in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Wednesday.... read..
 

I-League: Zuniga strike takes Churchill Brothers back to top spot

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 1:43:20 AM IST
Churchill Brothers headed back to the summit of the I-League table after beating Neroca FC 1-0 on Wednesday.... read..
 

Poriborton Yatra cancelled in West Bengal's Barrackpore, BJP claims Mamata forced police to deny permission

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 11:43:24 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 'Poriborton Yatra' on Thursday has been cancelled after the city police denied permission for holding the rally on instructions of the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, alleged West Bengal BJP Vice President Arjun Singh.... read..
 

Suggestion boxes, digital raths to be used to collect people's recommendations: Nadda

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 12:13:22 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda on Thursday said suggestion boxes and digital raths (vehicle) will be used to collect suggestions of the people ahead of Assembly elections in the state.... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee rides e-scooter to protest petrol price hike

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Staging an unprecedented protest against the price hike of petroleum products, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode an electric scooter to reach her office in the state secretariat Nabanno building in Kolkata's adjoining Howrah dist... read..
 

Bengali film actress Payel Sarkar joins BJP

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
Star wars continue in poll-bound West Bengal as the Mamata Banerjee-led ruling Trinamool Congress and its arch rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are busy roping in film stars and actors in their respective political folds ahead of the forthcoming state A... read..
 

To protest fuel price hike, Mamata Banerjee takes electric scooter to office

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 25, 2021 3:43:56 PM IST
Protesting against fuel price hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode pillion on an electric scooter to state secretariat Nabanna from her residence at Kalighat in Kolkata.... read..
 

Kolkata narcotics case: Police arrests both sons of BJP leader Rakesh Singh from his residence

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 3:43:16 AM IST
Kolkata Police arrested both sons of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Singh from his residence on the night intervening Tuesday and Wednesday, said a police official.... read..
 

Indian Secular Front not to oppose AIMIM in West Bengal assembly polls

By Joymala Bagchi

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 3:43:19 AM IST
The newly formed Indian Secular Front (ISF) of Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui on Tuesday said his party will not oppose Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM in the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls.... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi regarding purchase of COVID-19 vaccines

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 5:43:23 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines and make the upcoming Assembly polls safe.... read..
 

Kolkata police produces BJP leader Rakesh Singh before Alipore Court

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 5:43:29 PM IST
West Bengal Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Singh on Wednesday has been produced before Alipore Court in the city in connection with a narcotics case involving youth BJP leader Pamela Goswami.... read..
 

By Subir Bhaumik

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation of 1,084 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.... read..
 

US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia's Rohingya repatriation (Ld)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation of 1,084 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.... read..
 

Yesterday once more: Skyroom is back in new avatar

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
As you walk down the main thoroughfare in Kolkata's key arterial stretch of Southern Avenue, you can find a quaint narrow alley that will lead you to a whole new world of a vintage city.... read..
 

Former Indian cricketer Ashok Dinda joins BJP

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 10:13:29 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Ashok Dinda on Wednesday joined Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in Kolkata.... read..
 

AIIMS Director hails move to expand ambit of COVID-19 vaccination

By Joymala Bagchi

Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 11:13:46 PM IST
AIIMS Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Wednesday termed the government's move to vaccinate people above 60 years and above 45 years with comorbidities "as a very good step" and the move to expand the vaccination ambit will also help in dealing with ... read..
 

BJP leader Rakesh Singh arrested in Pamela Goswami drugs case

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Kolkata Police on Tuesday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Singh from Burdwan district in connection with the Pamela Goswami drugs case.... read..
 

Former Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary joins TMC ahead of Assembly elections

Hooghly (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 2:43:23 PM IST
India cricketer Manoj Tiwary on Wednesday joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.... read..
 

'Atmanirbhar' tourism-based economy will provide employment to Eastern Himalayan youth of WB: Prahlad Patel

Darjeeling (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 4:13:29 PM IST
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel on Tuesday said that an 'Atmanirbhar' (self-reliant) tourism-based economy will provide gainful employment opportunities to the youth of the Eastern Himalayan part o... read..
 

Women not safe in BJP, alleges Mamata Banerjee

Hooghly (West Bengal) | February 24, 2021 4:13:37 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remarked that the women in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are not safe and urged people not to send their women in the party.... read..
 
 
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