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Ritabrata hails Didi post

A Facebook post by Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday evening about the mess in public sector banks and an immediate reaction revealed less about the "scam" she wanted to highlight than about who from the Opposition was her latest "de facto" recruit.
Meghdeep Bhattacharyya Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Poll attack slur on TMC

The opposition parties in Bengal complained to the state election commission on Tuesday about alleged attacks and intimidations by Trinamul workers to prevent filing of nominations for panchayat elections.
Our Bureau Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Congress proposes, CPM disposes

A proposal mooted by the North Dinajpur district Congress leaders for an alliance with the CPM for the panchayat elections has been rejected outright by the Left party.
KOUSIK SEN Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Parishad to support Trinamul in rural polls

Bengal leaders of the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad said on Tuesday that they would support Mamata Banerjee's party in the coming panchayat polls across the state.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Trinamul youths seek election tickets

Leaders of Jalpaiguri district Youth Trinamul have demanded that people who are workers and local leaders of party's youth wing be fielded in most of the seats in the upcoming panchayat elections.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Government to set up tourism kiosks

A tourist visiting Bengal and disembarking a train at the New Jalpaiguri station in the north or de-boarding a bus in Digha in the south will soon find a helpdesk of the state tourism department to assist him with information necessary during his tour.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Land right blow to rail tracks

The Sevoke-Rangpo railway line that was announced in 2009 is confronting a fresh challenge after forest dwellers along the proposed tracks have demanded that they get land rights and compensation as they need to shift for the project.
BIRESWAR BANERJEE Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Rose Valley head taken to hospital

Goutam Kundu, the managing director of the Rose Valley group, was found "in an extremely drowsy state inside the washroom of the Presidency correctional home hospital" on Sunday evening, said a jail official.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Rival parties fear TMC crowd

Over 3,000 Trinamul workers camped in front of the block development office in Birbhum's Labhpur on the first day of nomination filing on Monday, which the opposition alleged was a bid to create an atmosphere of intimidation by the ruling party.
SNEHAMOY CHAKRABORTY Apr 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Ex-gratia for Asansol clash victims

Asansol mayor Jitendar Kumar Tiwari on Monday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those who had died and Rs 10,000 each to those whose homes and shops had been destroyed in the recent violence linked to Ram Navami rallies.
ABHIJEET CHATTERJEE Apr 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Rural elections: Opposition caught off guard

The scene in the Bengal Opposition camp has been one of disarray since dates of panchayat polls were announced on Saturday with the BJP cancelling Amit Shah's April 8-9 visit to the state and the CPM and the Congress desperately searching for candidates to field.
Our Bureau Apr 03, 2018 00:00 IST

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