West Bengal

Mamata invokes soccer, Netaji in Germany

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday referred to Bengal's love for soccer and Subhas Chandra Bose's ties with Germany in an attempt to endear German business to her state.
Sambit Saha Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Babul's wheelchair threat to BJP worker

Union minister of state for heavy industries and public enterprises Babul Supriyo apparently lost his temper on Tuesday and threatened a BJP worker standing in front of him with breaking his legs and giving him a wheelchair.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

In Frankfurt, with '24-hour office'

When the cat is away, the mice will play.
Devadeep Purohit Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Classes resume

Academic functioning resumed at Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya in Nadia's Mohanpur on Tuesday with teachers and students attending classes after five days.

Hill drama queens take it easy at last

The hills have hardly any tourist in the ongoing lean season with Chowrastha being empty and eateries half-filled.
Vivek Chhetri Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Pakyong readies for take-off

In less than a week, a number of new records would be set in Sikkim as the Pakyong airport would be formally inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 23.
RAJEEV RAVIDAS Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

TMC starts dharna for Asok resignation

Trinamul councillors at the Siliguri Municipal Corporation started a two-day sit-in demonstration against the Left Front board on Tuesday, alleging corruption and demanding immediate resignation of mayor Asok Bhattacharya.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Doctor takes a puff in hospital, gets videoed

A video has gone viral in the social media, showing a doctor of a super-specialty hospital here smoking in the corridor of a ward on Monday evening.
KOUSIK SEN Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Leopard 'scare' in tea estate

Tea workers stayed away from work after some of them apparently spotted pugmarks of a leopard in the Mahapraphu tea estate on Tuesday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Carpenter killed in brawl

An elderly carpenter was beaten to death allegedly by his neighbours following an altercation during Biswakarma Puja celebations here on Monday.
KOUSIK SEN Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Sole poll agenda: 'No to BJP'

Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that regional parties would come together to form the government after the 2019 general election which she said would be fought only on one agenda: "'No' to the BJP and 'Yes' to the country".
Sambit Saha Sep 18, 2018 00:00 IST


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