Asansol Municipal Corporation
West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.22

Lucky draw decides winner

The winner of ward 31 of the Asansol Municipal Corporation was decided through a lottery after candidates of both the Trinamul Congress and the CPM were tied as they had polled the same number of vote...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Covid hits candidates, parties redraw plans

A number of candidates contesting the civic polls in Siliguri and Chandernagore have been infected by Covid-19, much to the concern of their parties and supporters who have to redraw campaign plan as ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

State police to manage civic polls

The state election commission on Wednesday decided to hold the four January 22 civic polls under the supervision of Bengal police, earning flak from the Opposition. State election commissioner Saurab...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

Rain kills 3 in south Bengal

Three persons were killed on Thursday in accidents triggered by heavy rain in West Burdwan. Police said the body of Nasim Ansari, 25, a resident of Railpar in Asansol was found floating inside his si...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.21

Caught on camera: TMC councilor giving a shot

Bengal government has been at the receiving end, since the case of fraudulent vaccination camp run by a man pretending to be an IAS officer was busted earlier this week. The central government has eve...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.20

TMC MLA needles govt on ‘denial’ of funds

“We will develop all cities and towns as smart cities,” the chief minister had announced then. Minister Hakim said in Calcutta on Monday that he had spoken to Tiwari on various issues ove...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Finger at coal mafia for cracks on homes

Around 2,500 residents of Bansra and Sishubagan, on the outskirts of Raniganj town in West Burdwan, have accused coal smugglers of carrying out blasts that have led to cracks in their homes and on the...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Raniganj

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

TMC civic cash for Pulwama column

The Trinamul-run Asansol Municipal Corporation has allocated Rs 50 lakh from its annual budget to set up a martyrs’ column in memory of the 40 CRPF troopers killed in the Pulwama terror attack.Sourc...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.19

Civic alarm bells ring for Trinamul

The saffron surge in most of Bengal’s 91 civic bodies, including the Calcutta Municipal Corporation which will go to the polls next year, has caused jitters in Trinamul as the BJP has secured a lead...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

TMC civic body cash for cows

The Trinamul-run Asansol Municipal Corporation has sanctioned Rs 20 lakh for the expansion and renovation of a cow shelter at Barakar, a known BJP stronghold dominated by Hindi speakers.Mayor Jitendra...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Barakar


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