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IPL 2015: Kolkata Knight Riders eclipse Sunrisers

Gautam Gambhir’s 31 gave KKR a sound start. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

Kolkata Knight Riders crushed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 35 runs in their IPL-8 encounter here on Monday night.

Speculation over Mukul Roy joining BJP

Is Trinamul Congress MP Mukul Roy finally joining the BJP? The political grapevine in West Bengal was abuzz with the speculation on Monday.

Abandoned truck with 17 corpses found in Bengal

An abandoned vehicle loaded with more than a dozen human bodies triggered tension in Barasat of North 24 Parganas. On Monday morning, the residents of Kanapukur in ward no.

Trinamul’s tryst with success

The clashes within the Trinamul Congress indicate that there is volatility within. This uncertainty is what makes the charge of rigging and the need for authenticity in the election process so crucial for the Trinamul Congress.

BSNL slashes roaming tariff by up to 40 per cent

Local and national SMS tariff has been reduced by 75 per cent (Representational Image)

Roaming tariff for incoming calls has been cut by 40 per cent, STD by 23 per cent and 20 per cent for local calls

Mixed response to Bengal bandh


The Howrah Bridge wears a near-deserted look after the BJP and the Left parties called a “Bangla bandh” to protest against the Trinamul Congress government in Kolkata on Thursday. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

IPL8: Hogg, Uthappa sink Chennai Super Kings

Brad Hogg picked up four wickets while Uthappa scored half century to guide KKR to victory over CSK

A blistering, unbeaten 112-run partnership for the fourth wicket between opener Robin Uthappa (80) and all-rounder Andre Russel (55) carried defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders to a comfortable

TMC goes all out to oppose CPM-BJP bandh today

Determined to ensure that normal life is not disrupted on Thursday by the 12-hour strike called by the Left Front and the BJP, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday adopted a two-pro

Mamata lashes out at ‘communal’ BJP

Buoyed by her party’s stupendous triumph in the civic polls, chief minister and Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday again targeted Narendra Modi government at the Centre and the BJP par

Landslide TMC win in Kolkata civic polls

TMC supporters jubilate after their win in Kolkata Municipal Corporation election, in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

The Trinamul Congress Tuesday swept civic elections in West Bengal, winning nearly 69 district municipalities as well as the prestigious Kolkata Municipal Corporation, out of 92 civic bodies that went

We are now in the final stages of this general election. On Thursday, May 7, voters will elect a new Parliament. So far the campaign has been curiously lacklustre and timid.

An unquestionably authentic verdict is fundamental as much for democracy as it is for political parties that win with spectacular success.