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West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.21

BJP holds list to cash in on TMC discontent

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

Business  /  Published 06.03.21

Centre feels the heat

The Modi government is coming under increasing pressure to cut duties after Opec and allies decided to play hardball on output cuts. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday admitted there was...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.21

Unmistakable effect of identity politics

Sources aware of the strategising in Trinamul on candidate list said though Team PK got the inputs from the ground level and the first draft of candidates was drawn up based on these feedback, Mamata ...
By Devadeep Purohit, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Bolpur(Birbhum)

Sports  /  Published 06.03.21

Game of politics, leader to captain

When Bidesh Bose and Manoj Tiwary — who will contest in the upcoming Assembly elections under the Trinamul Congress (TMC) banner — describe chief minister and party chief Mamata Banerjee a...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Word games: 'creative' mantra for the govt

One of the greatest talents of the politicians in power at the Centre is their ability to infuse old words with new meanings. ‘Freedom’, for example, seems to mean something other than wha...
By The Editorial Board in

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West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Mamata to contest from Nandigram, vows to win 'smiley election'

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday confirmed her candidature from Nandigram seat as she released the list of Trinamool Congress candidates for the upcoming assembly polls for 291 seats with ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.03.21

Rs 50,000cr: a plan for Odisha

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel (AM/NS) India has reached an understanding with the Odisha government to set up a 12-million tonne plant in the state at an investment of Rs 50,000 crore, as the world&rsquo...
By Sambit Saha, Subhasish Mohanty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

TMC asks EC to remove deputy commissioner

The Trinamul Congress on Thursday questioned the impartiality of deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain and asked the Election Commission to divest him of the responsibility to handle the Bengal Ass...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pheroze L. Vincent in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Pre-poll violence in north Bengal

Incidents of arson and attacks on political workers and leaders were reported from a number of locations of poll-bound north Bengal on Wednesday, prompting both the Trinamul Congress and the BJP to po...
By Our Bureau in Raiganj, Siliguri, Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 05.03.21

Colour-code fuel in media control fire

The Congress on Thursday referred to a purported report that suggested the Narendra Modi government had during the pandemic peak last year planned to curb media freedom, claiming that such sinister pr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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