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Doctors impasse ends on amicable note, key demands to be addressed

The meeting went on for more than an hour between CM Mamata Banerjee and the doctors who had come.

17 Jun 2019 3:40 PM

While performing river trick, Kolkata magician disappears in Hooghly; fears drowned

The underwater escape act was popularised by Harry Houdini almost a century back.

17 Jun 2019 3:04 PM

Protesting docs say CM free to choose venue, but meeting should be held in open

‘We are keen to end this impasse,’ a spokesperson of the joint forum of junior doctors said.

16 Jun 2019 5:01 PM

Doctors' stir in WB enters 6th day, venue for talks with CM to be decided

As medical services in the state remained paralysed, Banerjee urged the agitators to resume work.

16 Jun 2019 8:41 AM

We accept all demands, return to work: Mamata tells doctors

'Even after five days of strike by junior doctors, we have not invoked ESMA Act', Mamata said.

15 Jun 2019 4:35 PM


India ad spend likely to be Rs 697 billion in 2019: Report

The 2019 estimate is up from January's projection of 10.6 per cent growth in ad spend, and 10.8 per cent in 2018, the report said.

14 Jun 2019 3:27 PM

PIL filed in Calcutta HC demanding steps against objection of 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans

Advocate Partha Ghosh said chanting of 'Jai Shri Ram' is the fundamental right of an individual.

14 Jun 2019 3:20 PM

'Have forgiven them for abusing me,' says Mamata to protesting doctors

Mamata Banerjee was at the state-run hospital on Thursday to take stock of the situation in the wake of disruption of medical services.

14 Jun 2019 12:29 PM

Daughter of Kolkata mayor, a doctor, slams Mamata's handling of strike

“As a TMC supporter, I am deeply ashamed at the inaction and the silence of our leader,” Shabba Hakim's post read.

14 Jun 2019 10:51 AM

‘Law and order collapse in WB,’ says BJP after party worker ‘shot dead by TMC goons’

A BJP worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

14 Jun 2019 9:18 AM


Striking doctors defy Mamata's deadline, to continue stir till demands are met

Doctors have been agitating since Tuesday after two junior doctors were attacked and seriously injured at NRS Medical College and Hospital.

13 Jun 2019 5:45 PM

If work not resumed in 4 hours, action will be taken: Mamata orders agitating doctors

Mamata Banerjee reached the state-run hospital to take stock of situation in view of disruption of regular services.

13 Jun 2019 1:27 PM

Bengal guv convenes all-party meet in wake of post-poll violence

Welcoming the move, West Bengal BJP unit president Dilip Ghosh said the state government should have taken the initiative.

12 Jun 2019 5:56 PM

Kolkata Police rout BJP workers protesting against TMC

They were marching towards Lal Bazar protesting against TMC government in West Bengal.

12 Jun 2019 2:38 PM

Bengal doctors strike enters day 2, govt hospitals on shutdown

Emergency departments in government hospitals would be running but services likely to be affected because of poor attendance of doctors.

12 Jun 2019 1:20 PM


'Bengal is being defamed': Mamata on WB Guv Tripathi meeting PM Modi

'A plan is being hatched to turn Bengal into Gujarat. Bengal is not Gujarat,' West Bengal CM said at an event earlier on Wednesday.

11 Jun 2019 3:11 PM

Mamata unveils Vidyasagar's statue in West Bengal

Banerjee, however, publically denied the proposal by asserting that her state has got enough money to make the structure.

11 Jun 2019 9:37 AM

'Centre fuming communal tension using social media' says Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee thanked her Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar for stating that he will not be forming an alliance with NDA outside Bihar

10 Jun 2019 7:27 PM

Narada tapes scam: IPS officer SMH Mirza appears before CBI

CBI sources said that Mirza could be asked about his connections with the then TMC leader Mukul Roy.

10 Jun 2019 5:10 PM

Situation 'under control', claims WB govt in letter to MHA

The statement came after MHA issued advisory to the state govt expressing concern over death of people in a clash between BJP-TMC workers.

10 Jun 2019 9:44 AM