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Jadavpur University students to boycott classes till VC resigns

A stalemate prevailed on Thursday in Jadavpur University as the students hardened their stand against the vice-chancellor vowing not to attend classes till he resigns, a day after 35 students were arr

BJP Bengal debut setback for TMC

 Trinamool Congress supporters celebrate their victory in the Chowringhee by-election in Kolkata on Tuesday. PTI

The lotus eventually bloomed in Bengal after 15 long years.

Enforcement Directorate quizzes football club officials

A day after questioning three East Bengal Club officials, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday quizzed three Kalighat Milan Sangha Football Club officials including its secretary Bablu Koley an

Former DGP, top cop met secretly: CBI

In a startling revelation, the CBI has learnt of a secret meeting between Saradha chit fund scam accused former director general of police Rajat Majumdar and a senior officer of the West Bengal police

Enforcement Directorate grills 3 top East Bengal club officials

Widening its investigation of the link between premier football clubs in Kolkata and chit fund company Saradha Group, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned three East Bengal club offic

Saradha: Ex-DG reveals names

Retired IPS officer Rajat Majumdar, who had declared of not cooperating with the CBI in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam probe, has started to reveal names during his marathon interrogation at C

Missing student found dead in Hooghly area

A student was found dead under mysterious circumstances on the premises of Hindmotor in Hooghly. Deceased Prince Singh, 16, was a Class 11 student of Hindmotor high school.

Bengal Opposition hails Election Commission surveillance

Barring some isolated incidents of violence, the bypolls in Chowringhee and Bashirhat South Assembly constituencies ended peacefully on Saturday after recording 63.36 per cent polling.

Sudipta Sen gets bail in Saradha case

For the first time in one of the cases, being probed by the CBI in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, six accused, including Saradha Group owner Sudipta Sen, were granted conditional bail of Rs 2

Suspended MP drags in TMC leader’s name

After dragging West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s name into the multi-crore Saradha scam, suspended Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh threw up heavyweight party functionary Partha

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.