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Pradipta Tapadar

Anti-BJP front will form govt, TMC to play kingmaker: Derek O'Brien

Brien ruled out the possibility of supporting the NDA in case it falls short of majority, saying it is a fight 'against ideologies'.

02 May 2019 1:04 PM

Triple talaq crusaders continue to fight for survival

Anti-triple talaq champions who had moved the SC to seek an end to the practice of instant divorce continue to live in abject poverty.

14 Apr 2019 1:00 PM

Call for separate Gorkhaland state not a poll issue for first time in 3 decades

Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 18, is set to witness a keenly-fought contest between warring factions

10 Apr 2019 1:24 PM

CPM MP tops chart in MPLADS fund utilisation

According to the data, Mr Salim, a CPI(M) MP from Raiganj Lok Sabha seat had ensured 115.14 percent utilisation of the released funds.

13 Mar 2019 2:56 AM

TMC seeks report on threat to MLAs

Party wants security for its legislators, workers after killing of Satyajit Biswas.

16 Feb 2019 1:58 AM


BJP fumes as Dilip Ghosh’s vehicle attacked, protest erupts

The district police administration said they are looking into the incident.

07 Dec 2018 12:33 AM

Vijayvargiya: BJP not planning of Ram Mandir ordinance as of now

If people’s aspirations keep increasing, govt will have to take a call on it: Kailash.

03 Dec 2018 12:07 AM

TMC to construct temples in Bengal’s Hindi heartland

Earlier, in March-April of this year, Asansol in West Burdwan district witnessed communal riots over Ram Navami celebrations.

28 Nov 2018 12:42 AM

Suspicious radio signals intercepted around city

Areas where these signals were received are within 25-30 km radius of Kolkata.

22 Nov 2018 12:43 AM

BJP set to field more Muslim candidates?

In the last Lok Sabha polls, the BJP had fielded only two minority candidates in the state, which has a total of 42 seats.

31 Oct 2018 12:48 AM


NDA govt walking extra mile to gain confidence of Muslims: Abdul Ansari

‘Opp. launched fear-mongering campaign among minorities’

29 Oct 2018 12:10 AM

Bengal Congress divided over alliance with Mamata's TMC

The Congress has been fighting hard under the leadership of state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to make its presence felt.

01 Jul 2018 5:37 PM

CPM-BJP join hands; saffron party calls it ‘isolated incident’

The CPI(M), with an opposite ideology to that of the BJP, never loses an opportunity to describe the saffron party as a “divisive force”.

09 May 2018 1:54 AM

Congress, Left accuse Trinamul of practising ‘soft Hindutva’

The TMC, in its defence, said that the BJP doesn’t have a copyright to Hindutva.

12 Jan 2018 2:18 AM

‘Distortion of history a terror of different nature’

Reason and debate have become the biggest casualties in the Sangh Parivar’s interpretation of history, the former professor rued.

02 Jan 2018 1:47 AM


West Bengal BJP leaders struggle to meet mass outreach target

A section of the BJP’s Central leadership believes that the party is making steady inroads into the Trinamul Congress-ruled Bengal.

26 Dec 2017 6:30 AM

Bengal in 2017: Soured by agitation, riots, scams; sweetened by rosogolla

Ms Banerjee tweeted about the good news saying her state had been granted a GI or Geographical Indication status for the spongy balls.

25 Dec 2017 12:07 AM

BJP’s Guj, HP win unsettles political equations in state

The West Bengal BJP leaders are also hopeful that the poll results would impact the Sabang assembly bypoll scheduled on December 21.

20 Dec 2017 12:08 AM

BSF uses local intel to curb Rohingya influx

Patrolling enhanced across North 24 Parganas, Murshidabad and Krishnanagar districts.

25 Sep 2017 6:46 AM

Sex workers to wear chef’s cap this Durga Puja

Samarjit Jana, an official of Durbar, told PTI that the training of the sex workers will begin from Monday.

04 Sep 2017 2:29 AM