West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.21

BJP shuns turncoat formula

Bengal BJP was finally able on Monday to announce its list of 144 candidates for the Calcutta civic polls, and the names suggested the party’s attempts at course correction following the harsh l...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.21

Bengal govt woos Deocha

The Mamata Banerjee government has initiated a set of development projects, including roads, water supply and handlooms, worth around Rs 100 crore in areas of the proposed Deocha-Pachami coal mine pro...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.21

Bengal reports 511 more Covid cases

Bengal on Monday reported 511 new Covid-19 infections, 571 recoveries and 11 deaths, with a drop for the 10th consecutive day in its active cases, this time by 71. The state now has 7,733 active case...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 30.11.21

Cluster of fixtures adds to East Bengal woes

SC East Bengal are not happy with the ISL VIII fixtures. They are playing four matches in 11 days and, according to a source, that has not gone down well with the team management. SC East Bengal host...
By Our Special Correspondent

News  /  Published 29.11.21

Celsius at season’s lowest in Kolkata but high for November

The Celsius dipped to 17.7 degrees in the city on Sunday, the lowest this season but still a notch over what is usual for the fag end of November. A Met official ruled out a dip in the night temperat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.21

Rs 7.5 lakh cannabis seized, two held

Police seized over one quintal of cannabis from a truck in Matigara here on Saturday night and arrested two persons in this connection. Police sources said the special operation group of the Siliguri...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.21

715 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Sunday reported 715 new Covid-19 infections, 719 recoveries and a dozen deaths, resulting in a drop by 16 in its total of active cases to 7,804. Sunday marked 30 days of a drop in that tota...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.21

Tripura win fails to unite BJP

The Bengal BJP, which was yet to produce its list of candidates for the Calcutta civic polls, celebrated the defeat of the Trinamul Congress in the Tripura urban body elections, prompting criticism fr...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 29.11.21

Derby stroll surprises Habas

ATK Mohun Bagan coach Antonio Lopez Habas did not expect SC East Bengal to surrender in the first 23 minutes during the ISL VIII Derby at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco on Saturday. ATK Mohun Bagan ran the...
By Angshuman Roy

Books  /  Published 29.11.21

Author Meira Chand gets candid

Jumping headlong into the debate between historians and historical novelists about the relevance of the other, Mehta asked Chand her thoughts on the significance of this debate. “Historians deal...
By Shrestha Saha


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