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West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.21

BJP holds back names

The BJP on Friday shied away from announcing its candidates for either of the first two phases of the Bengal Assembly elections, a move attributed to two contradicting theories. A section of BJP lead...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta, Panskura

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.21

Jain’s actions and rules match: EC

The Election Commission on Friday threw its weight firmly behind deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain and took ownership of his decisions during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The Trinamul Congress ha...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pheroze L. Vincent in Calcutta, New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Bengal’s political pitch is a turner

For political parties in West Bengal, a rally at the Brigade Parade Ground on the Calcutta Maidan has a special significance. For the Left, the significance has assumed the status of a special pilgrim...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

Business  /  Published 02.03.21

Bengal: Mitra junks jobless claims

The Trinamul Congress has countered BJP’s claim that Bengal suffers from a lack of industrialisation and joblessness by touting numbers thrown up from bank lending to small- and medium-scale ind...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.21

Left: youth share limelight at rally

Veteran Left leaders stepped back to push the younger generation on the big stage and youths made up a bulk of the crowd at Brigade Parade Grounds, both these features standing out at the Left-Congres...
By Joyjit Ghosh in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.21

Bengal minister not target of blast: CID

West Bengal minister Jakir Hossain, who was seriously injured in an explosion last week in Murshidabad district, might not be the target of the perpetrators and the bomb seemed to have gone off accide...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Challenge: saving Bengal’s liberal legacy

1960: Bhattacharya is born in Guwahati, the son of a  railway employee Does schooling from Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur 1979: Comes first in the West Bengal higher secondary exams J...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Blast witness talks about ‘bulky white bag’

Trinamul Congress supporter Ejaz Hossain, 24, was with junior labour minister and Suti MLA Jakir Hossain when a bomb exploded at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad district around 10pm on Wednesda...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.21

CID to probe bomb attack on Bengal minister

The Bengal government on Thursday handed over the investigation into the attack on state minister Jakir Hossain, who was seriously injured in a bomb blast, to the Criminal Investigation Department (CI...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.21

Political connotations of symbols

There are many controversies that have a habit of periodically resurfacing. One of the more interminable disputes from history that acquire contemporary political connotations is the one centred on Ba...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


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