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Opposition demands Central forces for fair LS polls

The Congress too backed the demand and said the ECI should ensure that all voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines work properly.

01 Feb 2019 2:16 AM

Mamata Banerjee terms Amit Shah ‘half-literate’

Mamata announced that her party issued a defamation notice within few hours of Mr Shah’s high voltage allegations.

31 Jan 2019 6:43 AM

Mamata has dug her own grave, says Biplab Kumar Deb

Deb reasoned that whenever a coalition government came to power at the Centre, it did not last long.

30 Jan 2019 2:39 AM

Calcutta HC lens on teachers’ recruitment

In August of 2018, Monica Roy alongwith others, who appeared for the teachers’ recruitment examination, filed the case at the high court.

29 Jan 2019 1:41 AM

CM Mamata Banerjee terms NRC poll gimmick, says won’t allow it in Bengal

Banerjee also complained that the clubs have stopped receiving sponsors in fear of getting hounded by the central agencies for details.

29 Jan 2019 1:39 AM


90 per cent people in Bengal getting rice at Rs 2 per kg: Mamata Banerjee

Around 50 lakh more would get the same at half the market price.

28 Jan 2019 6:23 AM

Pak-based hawala racket busted in city, 2 arrested

The CID traced the racket following the arrest of Umar, a key accused in a bank-fraud case, from in New Delhi, according to sources.

28 Jan 2019 6:21 AM

5 arrested for killing, looting elderly person

The incident took place in the Gokul Nagar area where the accused persons looted Pradip Jaiswal, in the wee hours of Saturday.

28 Jan 2019 1:59 AM

Presidency students continue sit-in outside V-C office

Another agitator Ujan demanded immediate withdrawal of suspension notice or sharing contents of the enquiry committee report with the students.

25 Jan 2019 12:53 AM

Modi gave more money to Bengal than UPA govt: Smriti Irani

Irani said the UPA government gave Rs 1 lakh crore to the state, while the Modi government gave Rs 2.80 lakh crore under the 14th Finance Commission.

25 Jan 2019 12:53 AM


Opposition leaders united out of fear of Modi: Smriti Irani

Rahul Sinha accused the district authorities of hatching a conspiracy so that Ms Irani is unable to attend the rally at Suri in Birbhum.

24 Jan 2019 1:17 AM

Shah’s Malda speech shows BJP’s nervousness: TMC

Saffron party heading for a ‘big zero’, says Derek O’Brien.

23 Jan 2019 1:20 AM

Amit Shah to begin BJP’s LS poll mission with rally in Malda

State BJP leaders feel Mr Shah’s rallies will help the party give a “befitting reply” to the Trinamul Congress’ January 19 mega show.

22 Jan 2019 6:33 AM

Fire in Gariahat market destroys several shops

No casualty reported but properties worth crores gutted.

21 Jan 2019 1:24 AM

Clarify on Rafale or people will say ‘chowkidar chor hai’: Shatrughan

BJP’s national spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy said he was in the party to enjoy the perks of being an MP.

20 Jan 2019 5:31 AM


Mamata Banerjee puts up spirited claim to PM post

Congress confident of emerging as single largest party in Opposition block.

20 Jan 2019 5:15 AM

2019 will restore faith in democracy, says Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi and her son, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, decided to give the rally a miss.

20 Jan 2019 5:08 AM

TMC trying to win a battle with defeated soldiers: Ghosh

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh has called chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s mega rally at the Brigade Parade Grounds on Saturday a “circus.”

19 Jan 2019 1:55 AM

Galaxy of Opposition leaders to address TMC mega rally

The Trinamul Congress also said it will break all records in terms of people attending the rally at the Brigade Parade grounds.

18 Jan 2019 6:00 AM

Amit Shah plans 5 rallies in Bengal after jolt on yatra

The alternative plan was discussed at a meeting attended by senior BJP leaders at the West Bengal BJP office in central Kolkata on Wednesday.

17 Jan 2019 5:38 AM