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West Bengal

516 fishermen, 32 indian boats repatriated by coast guard from Bangladesh

The boats alongwith the fishermen are being escorted up to Kakdwip harbour where they will be handed over to state fisheries authorities.

16 Jul 2019 8:50 PM

Man arrested for harassing Bengali actress on social media

The accused had opened a fake account in the name of Mukesh Mayukh, the officer said.

16 Jul 2019 12:22 PM

West Bengal: Trinamool leader's house attacked after cut money allegations

The incident took place in the Kankinara area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

15 Jul 2019 6:11 PM

'Gorkhaland was never promised by us,' says West Bengal BJP chief

Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of the state had witnessed a 104-day strike in 2017 seeking creation of separate Gorkhaland state.

14 Jul 2019 9:11 PM

'Many MLAs are in my touch too,' claims Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

Gosh said the list of these MLAs who would join the BJP has been prepared and the legislators are in touch with the state BJP leadership.

14 Jul 2019 7:38 PM

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KKR part ways with Kallis, Katich after below-par IPL 2019

Kallis joined the side in 2011 as a player before replacing Trevor Bayliss as head coach in October 2015.

14 Jul 2019 5:12 PM

Incessant rainfall hits normal life in parts of West Bengal

The schools, colleges, and Anganwadi centres in some places have been shut by the local authorities due to waterlogging.

14 Jul 2019 1:26 PM

Those involved in Sarada, Narada scams will go to jail: BJP leader Rahul Sinha

'The Modi Government will not spare those who looted public money,' BJP leader said.

14 Jul 2019 9:47 AM

107 West Bengal MLAs to join BJP: Mukul Roy

Mamata Banerjee’s nephew calls him ‘Chanakya made in China’.

14 Jul 2019 7:20 AM

107 MLAs from TMC, Cong, CPM to join BJP in West Bengal: Mukul Roy

He said the list of these MLAs who would be joining the BJP has been prepared and the legislators are in contact with the state BJP.

13 Jul 2019 7:39 PM

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WB: '10 TMC councillors rejoin party,' says Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek

He also accused the BJP of threatening and forcing the councilors to join it.

13 Jul 2019 7:14 PM

Water-logging hits normal life in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

Knee deep water has been flowing inside the 15 wards of Cooch Behar Municipality.

13 Jul 2019 6:57 PM

TMC leader Sofiul Hasan shot dead in WB, party blames BJP

The assailants opened fire when Sofiul Hasan was travelling in a car on his way towards Hariharpara in West Bengal.

12 Jul 2019 9:29 PM

Posters of Amartya Sen's 'Jai Shri Ram' comment surface in Kolkata

The 'Jai Shri Ram' chant had become the centre of political controversy with BJP and TMC sparring over it during LS elections.

12 Jul 2019 5:30 PM

Looking for acquisitions, to foray into new FMCG categories: ITC's Sanjiv Puri

The company is seeking to be an engine of growth for Indian economy through a vibrant portfolio of future-ready businesses.

12 Jul 2019 1:09 PM

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‘Why so greedy?’ Mamata Banerjee hits out at BJP over Karnataka crisis

She alleged that mediapersons were not allowed where Congress lawmakers are locked up and some agencies were helping ruling party at Centre.

11 Jul 2019 8:56 AM

Kolkata actor thrown out of Uber cab, abused; driver arrested

'I was harassed and I am still in shock, this has never happened to me before,' she said.

11 Jul 2019 8:37 AM

SpiceJet technician dies after getting stuck in aircraft's landing gear door

The incident took place in the morning at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata.

10 Jul 2019 10:49 AM

TMC councillors sign no-confidence document against Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta

The Chairman will now pass it on to the Commissioner following which a board meeting will be held next week.

09 Jul 2019 9:33 PM

Atrai drying because of Bangladesh dam construction: Mamata Banerjee

The nearly 400 km long river is a source of livelihood to thousands of fishermen and farmers, who use its water for irrigation.

09 Jul 2019 5:07 PM

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