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Former football skipper Bhutia backs MS Dhoni's batting approach in World Cup

The Indian football team's second-highest scorer urged the International Cricket Council to undertake "serious efforts" to spread the game.

04 Jul 2019 7:05 PM

Eminent author Sankar takes over as new Sheriff of Kolkata

Sankar’s first book around Law Court began shortly after Barwell’s demise in 1953 following a heart attack in Madras while arguing a case.

04 Jul 2019 5:11 PM

Biker flees after hitting pedestrian, drags cop for 100 metres

Tapan Orang, who suffered serious injuries on his hands and legs in the incident, is currently recuperating at a police hospital.

03 Jul 2019 1:47 PM

Saradha scam: HC extends interim bail of IPS officer Rajeev Kumar

Kumar headed the Special Investigation Team that investigated the Saradha scam before the Central Bureau of Investigation took charge.

02 Jul 2019 7:13 PM

ISKCON sends Rathayatra invitatioUnfazed with trolls, Nusrat Jahan accepts ISKCON temple's Rathyatra invitationn to TMC MP Nusrat Jahan

Thanking the actor for accepting the invitation, an ISKCON official said,a she was 'really showing the road forward'.

02 Jul 2019 1:35 PM


Social media must not be used to spread fake news: Mamata Banerjee

On world Social Media Day, Banerjee also said that social media should not be used to spread fake news and misinformation.

30 Jun 2019 1:14 PM

Another conspiracy: BJP slams WB govt over school dining rooms with ‘70 pc Muslims'

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh questioned whether there was any 'malafide motive' behind the 'segregation'.

28 Jun 2019 3:25 PM

Mamata urges Cong, left in WB to fight against BJP; Oppn deny

The Trinamool Congress supremo said all the 23 opposition parties should unitedly fight against malfunctioning of EVMs.

27 Jun 2019 12:21 PM

Mamata Banerjee seeks help of CPM, Congress

The West Bengal chief minister made the offer to the CPI(M) and the Congress while speaking in the state Assembly on Wednesday.

27 Jun 2019 2:07 AM

TMC delegates to visit Bhatpara on June 28 to take stock of post-violence situation

On June 20, clashes broke out between two groups suspected to be affiliated to the ruling TMC and the BJP in Bhatpara.

26 Jun 2019 8:46 PM


Class 10 girl in Kolkata tries to slit wrist inside school washroom

Vice Principal Sudeshna Banerjee said that the girl when questioned told she is undergoing psychiatric treatment and was under medication.

26 Jun 2019 8:16 PM

WB CM to give Rs 50,000 compensation to men who were pushed off moving train

The men were attacked and pushed off for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

26 Jun 2019 8:08 PM

'BJP ran parallel administration in WB during LS polls,' says Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee went on to add that '2019 election was not a real election'.

26 Jun 2019 6:19 PM

Kolkata IT employees plan to form trade union

FITE has already applied for registration as proposed trade union for IT, ITeS, BPO and KPO industries operating in West Bengal.

26 Jun 2019 3:46 PM

Gem and jewellery industry seeks lower customs duty on gold

The council has also urged the government to allow EMI purchases of jewellery, which the RBI currently does not allow.

24 Jun 2019 6:02 PM


Emami promoters further divests stake to pare debt

The total promoter stake in Emami Limited subsequent to the stake sale, stands at a controlling majority of 52.74 per cent.

24 Jun 2019 5:05 PM

SUCI in Kolkata protests over deaths of children in Muzaffarpur

Police has detained SUCI members who were protesting outside Raj Bhavan over deaths of children in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.

24 Jun 2019 2:36 PM

BJP acts like a terrorist organisation; imports goons: TMC

The TMC said that the BJP was spreading communal violence in the state as it was in a great hurry to capture power.

24 Jun 2019 9:31 AM

BJP delegation visits Bengal's Bhatpara, claims police firing killed 2

The BJP leadership had also demanded a CBI probe into the incident.

22 Jun 2019 8:56 PM

Priority is to ensure law and order, action will be taken when required: WB police

Local authorities in Bhatpara and Jagatdal imposed Section 144 after one man died and four others were injured in clashes.

22 Jun 2019 2:40 PM