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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

‘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

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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

Yuvraj Singh regrets his decision of not settling with any IPL team

The swashbuckling allrounder, who retired after a glittering career last month, represented six different franchises in IPL.

09 Jul 2019 3:58 PM

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Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra resigns, party turns down

Gaurav Gogoi refused to accept Mitra's resignation and requested him to continue in the post, they said.

09 Jul 2019 2:02 PM

He should stick to his subject: Meghalaya Guv after Sen's remarks on ‘Jai Shri Ram’

The noted economist had also said that he has never heard of the festival Ram Navami being celebrated in Bengal before.

08 Jul 2019 12:48 PM

WB: 112 live bombs recovered, 399 arrested in simultaneous raids

There has been a hie in the number of violent crimes involving arms and explosives in the region.

07 Jul 2019 3:48 PM

Parents kill 16-year-old daughter in Bengal, dumps her body in Ganga; held

The incident, a suspected case of honour killing, occurred on Friday in Mahendratola village, they said.

07 Jul 2019 10:34 AM

Tea industry seeks exemption of TDS on cash withdrawal

The tea body said that the wages paid to the tea garden workers were both in cash and in kind.

06 Jul 2019 2:56 PM

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Two BJP workers injured in clashes with TMC in WB's Burdwan

Soon after the incident, both were rushed to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, where they received medical aid.

06 Jul 2019 1:59 PM

Amartya Sen not aware of Bengali culture: BJP on ‘Jai Sri Ram’ remark

He also said that he has never heard of Ram Navami being celebrated in the state before, asserting that it has now gained popularity.

06 Jul 2019 9:16 AM

Mamata accuses Centre of placing misleading reports in Parliament

Instead of the report given by the state on the matter, the Centre placed a 'report of its own in Parliament', the Chief Minister said.

05 Jul 2019 3:13 PM

Mamata, TMC leaders attend Nusrat Jahan-Nikhil Jain's wedding reception

The event was a star-studded bash and had prominent personalities from the film industry, politics and business world in attendance.

05 Jul 2019 8:56 AM

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

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