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West Bengal

'Delhi mein sarkar badal do': Mamata's war cry at opposition rally

Banerjee asserted the 'expiry date' of Modi govt is over and united opposition will win the coming general elections.

19 Jan 2019 5:10 PM

Where is PM Modi getting money to poach lawmakers, asks Kumaraswamy

HD Kumaraswamy questions the prime minister.

19 Jan 2019 3:15 PM

Banerjee’s show of unity a show of hypocrisy: BJP’s Babul Supriyo

‘The people are aware, can see that the only thing didi has given is big posters & nothing else,’ Babul Supriyo shared on social media.

19 Jan 2019 2:00 PM

Have many leaders, BJP has 1, defeat Modi: Mamata at Oppn unity meet

Rahul Gandhi has given the rally a miss but on Friday he wrote to Mamata extending his 'support'.

19 Jan 2019 12:45 PM

Opposition leaders meet Mamata hours ahead of 'anti-BJP rally'

Security has been beefed up with RPF personnel and commandos stationed near and around Brigade Parade Ground.

19 Jan 2019 9:52 AM


BJP submits details about 'Save Democracy Rally' to WB govt

BJP requested the state government to consider the programme with 'utmost expedition' under the guidelines of SC.

18 Jan 2019 8:55 AM

No more regional but prominent national leader: Shatrughan on Mamata for PM

Sinha, 72, praised Banerjee, calling her an 'iron lady' and a 'prominent national leader'.

18 Jan 2019 8:37 AM

‘BJP won’t win over 125 seats’, predicts Mamata ahead of mega Oppn rally

Mamata Banerjee said Jan 19 rally would sound 'death knell' for BJP in upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

17 Jan 2019 8:42 PM

May need more currency as GDP size increasing: RBI official

The bank will also be issuing more security features in the currency for which pre-qualification bid notice has been floated.

17 Jan 2019 3:01 PM

Amit Shah plans 5 rallies in Bengal after jolt on yatra

The alternative plan was discussed at a meeting attended by senior BJP leaders at the West Bengal BJP office in central Kolkata on Wednesday.

17 Jan 2019 5:38 AM


Kolkata professor who said ‘virgin girl is like sealed bottle’ removed

Kanak Sarkar, a professor of International Relations department, had likened virgin woman to 'sealed bottle' or 'packet' in Facebook post.

16 Jan 2019 8:44 PM

Left to skip TMC rally on Jan 19

This comes a day after the announcement that leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge will represent the party in rally.

16 Jan 2019 7:11 PM

Ex-IAF chief Arup Raha, appeals to parties to not halt procurement process

‘Air warfare is going to be very important,’ he also said, adding to his appeal to parties to sort issues and commence procurement of jets.

16 Jan 2019 6:14 PM

Eastern Army Commander rules out possible ‘fallout’ over NRC final list

‘We are alive to the threat on cyber front. To that end we are thinking of making a cyber agency,’ Lt Gen Naravane also said.

15 Jan 2019 2:48 PM

'Virgin girls like sealed bottles': Jadavpur varsity prof posts on FB, triggers row

The post, 'Virgin Bride – Why Not?' was taken down later but Sarkar continued to defend his statement.

15 Jan 2019 11:14 AM


2 women clobber 16 puppies to death in Kolkata, gruesome video surfaces later

The 25-second clip shows two women wearing gloves thrashing the puppies even as they were trying to run away.

14 Jan 2019 5:06 PM

WB govt to bring unorganised workers under social security scheme

‘Under the scheme, unorganised workers are getting financial assistance of Rs 20,000 per annum for any ailment,’ the statement said.

14 Jan 2019 3:23 PM

Talks of CPI(M)-Cong alliance for LS polls to be 'initiated at state level': Yechury

Yechury was replying to question on why CPI(M) was not initiating talks with Congress at the national level to put up an anti-BJP front.

14 Jan 2019 1:17 PM

Research scholar found hanging with face covered in Kolkata hostel room

Early investigations revealed that Sukanya, who was a part-time teacher at a nearby college, was to get married later this year.

14 Jan 2019 10:19 AM

Mamata accuses BJP of drama over ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

Describing PM Modi as ‘Gabbar Singh’ the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata bantered that he neither smiles nor can speak well.

11 Jan 2019 7:46 PM