Babul Supriyo
West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.22

Tough fight for Babul

Supriyo has been facing a campaign of innuendos where he has been called a `turncoat' for switching from the BJP to Trinamool, and an Imams organisation had early in the campaign held meetings aga...
By Supratik Sengupta & Amitava Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.22

26 arrested at rally against Supriyo

Calcutta police on Friday arrested 26 people who had gathered at Park Circus to take out a rally to urge people not to vote for Babul Supriyo, Trinamul candidate for the April 12 Ballygunge bypoll. S...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.22

Intimidate BJP workers: TMC MLA

Intimidate "committed" BJP workers to ensure that they refrain from casting their votes, TMC MLA Narendranath Chakraborty was heard as telling party supporters in a purported video, which ha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

CPI-ML leader slams Babul candidature

CPI-ML (Liberation) national general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya, who had backed Mamata Banerjee ahead of the 2021 Assembly polls to prevent the BJP’s ascent to power, has urged the voters o...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.22

Babul: Trinamul alienating friends

Mamata Banerjee’s open-door policy for leaders from other parties eager to step into the Trinamul fold may have cost her a few friends who had backed the Trinamul Congress almost unconditio...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta


Entertainment  /  Published 20.03.22

Shatrughan Sinha’s new shot

In Anything But Khamosh, his authorised biography published six years ago, Shatrughan Sinha had rued that he’d begun his political career with the misstep of standing for a by-election. A by-ele...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.22

Babul Supriyo slams BJP

  TMC candidate for Ballygunge assembly by-poll, Babul Supriyo, who switched over to the Mamata Banerjee-led party from the BJP last September, on Friday said his decision to quit the saffron pa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.03.22

HS exam dates may be revised due to by-elections

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hinted at rescheduling Higher Secondary examinations in the state due to by-elections in the Asansol Lok Sabha seat and Ballygunge assembly constitue...

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.22

Letters to the Editor: The latest Batman has the most ominous portrayal of the caped crusader

The dark knight Sir — The character of Batman has undergone a sea change since his first appearance in 1939 in comic books. While he has always been a vigilante, he has not always been brutal a...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.22

Shatru, Babul for bypolls

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee sprang a Sunday surprise by fielding Trinamul candidates Shatrughan Sinha from the Asansol Lok Sabha constituency and Babul Supriyo from the Ballygunge Assembly constitu...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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