West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

'Won't let India become Pakistan'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted that she will not allow the country to turn into Pakistan or the Taliban. Alleging that the saffron party has claimed the Bhabanipur co...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

People  /  Published 16.09.21

The 80-something’s guide to feeling like Columbus at high sea

Fatehpuria met the then-president of BRC in a cultural club, and the latter insisted on him joining BRC and in 1985, he became a member for Rs 22,000. “There was a Number 9 red double-decker bus...
By Vedant Karia

Sports  /  Published 16.09.21

All about Indian superfans league

The fan clubs of the respective ISL franchises — West Coast Brigade (Mumbai FC), Manjappada (Kerala Blasters), The Juggernauts (Odisha FC), FC Goa Fan Club, ATK Mohun Bagan Fan Club and East Ben...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Leaders raise pitch for panchayat polls in hills

Hill leaders are raising the pitch for panchayat elections in the region, a demand which could smoothen the path for the state government to hold the rural polls for the first time in two decades. An...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Dooars parks open, not forests

The state government’s decision to keep tourists away from reserve forests have put tourism stakeholders of the Dooars in a fix at a time booking enquiries for the Puja holidays have flooded hot...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

2 more kids die of fever in Jalpaiguri

Another child and an infant died at Jalpaiguri district hospital on Wednesday with the suspected viral fever sweeping north Bengal districts. The exact illness has not been detected.  The decea...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Bengal: Learning survey bares twin blow

Around 28 per cent of pupils in government-run primary schools in Bengal have got almost disconnected from academic activities, and a balanced diet has become a distant dream for a significant proport...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Bengal worker’s plight at ‘transit camp’ in Assam

Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his home in Bengal on Wednesday from a detention camp in Assam, carrying with him a harrowing sneak preview of the probable fate that awaits countless people when citize...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati, Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

5 die as rain flattens homes

Five persons were killed in West Midnapore on Tuesday night amid heavy showers triggered by a low-pressure formation over the Bay of Bengal. While many parts of Bengal were lashed by rain, coastal ar...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

CM visits gurdwara, backs farmers

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday went to a gurdwara under the Bhowanipore Assembly segment, where she is a candidate for the September 30 bypoll, and pledged her support to farmers’ movement against...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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