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2021 Bengal Assembly Elections
West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

CPM launches clinic for consultation at Rs 50

The CPM on Tuesday launched a public health centre in south Calcutta to offer doctor consultation at Rs 50 and plans similar clinics across the state as part of a outreach attempt ahead of t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.20

Saumitra uploads, Dilip shoots down

BJP state president Dilip Ghosh shot down a list of district presidents of the Yuva Morcha within minutes of Saumitra Khan, the state chief of the youth wing, circulating it within the party and uploa...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.20

Stumped on minimum wage query

The president of Trinamul’s trade union front Inttuc on Sunday came down heavily on rival tea trade unions here on Sunday but dodged a direct reply on fixing minimum wages for over three lakh te...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Trinamul pins hope on cops’ tribal outfit

Police in West Burdwan’s tribal-dominated areas have launched first-of-its-kind grassroots initiative for adivasi youths to address the problem of their alienation. The move stands out as local...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.20

State polls: BJP focus on north Bengal

The Bengal BJP has its eye on north Bengal, including minority-dominated Malda, ahead of the 2021 state polls. In the 2016 state election, the BJP won two Assembly seats out of 54 in the region, but ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.20

TMC bid to woo tribals

The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday celebrated Biswa Adivasi Diwas or the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, across the state, including some areas in north Bengal. The sc...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.20

‘Politics’ whiff in Delhi audit in Bengal

Bengal’s ruling establishment is livid at the Centre’s decision to send a team to audit the state’s expenditure under the 100 days job scheme, with insiders saying it looked like Del...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

Bengal: BJP rift over rosy picture

Some BJP leaders in Bengal are upset at not being invited to Delhi where the party’s polls strategy for the 2021 Assembly polls is being discussed since last Wednesday. “The sad part is t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.20

Trinamul leader visits Swapna

Trinamul leader K.K. Kalyani made a beeline for Arjuna awardee athlete Swapna Burman’s home on Saturday to express the party’s solidarity with her in the timber-purchase controversy. The ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Poll push by Binay faction

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang said on Friday that his faction had already identified candidates for Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong seats in the 2021 Bengal Assembly elections. Speaki...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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