Opinion  /  Published 20.09.21

Letters to the editor: Bhowanipore bypolls and religious sentiments

Crucial fight Sir — Strange spectacles are on display on the campaign trail for the Bhowanipore by-election. While the chief minister and Trinamul Congress candidate, Mamata Banerjee, is rushin...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Didi: Bengal will fight till end

“Nowadays, our development here is being appropriated elsewhere. Actually, in the name of development, they have nothing to show for themselves. That’s why my work is being passed off...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

BJP plea: Central forces in booths

The BJP has written to Bengal’s chief electoral officer demanding the deployment of central forces in all the booths of the three constituencies — Bhowanipore, Samsherganj and Jangipur &md...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

CBI quizzes Partha in his office

CBI officers probing the I-Core deposit mobilisation scam questioned Bengal industries minister Partha Chatterjee in Calcutta on Monday. The two-hour-long questioning was held in the minister’s...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Bypoll hearing in HC set for next week

Calcutta High Court rejected a plea to hear on Monday itself a petition seeking judicial intervention in alleged irregularities on the part of the Election Commission of India in declaring bypoll only...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

Dilip: None in BJP ready to fight CM in bypoll

The AICC has decided to not contest the Bhowanipore bypoll, state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Tuesday. “We don’t want to help the BJP by contesting against Mamata Banerje...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

EC calls Bhowanipore bypoll on September 30

The Election Commission issued a slew of guidelines for the bypolls in view of the pandemic. ⚫ No processions before and after filing nominations and counting ⚫ Only three vehicles of the candid...
By Pheroze L. Vincent, Our Calcutta Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Fan boy BJP now vexed at EC

BJP Bengal leaders couldn’t seem to hide their anger on Saturday over the Election Commission of India’s decision to hold the bypoll to the Bhowanipore Assembly constituency on September 3...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.08.21

A forehand fit for world champs

The first time Samir Chatterjee played table tennis was at a friend’s place, just after the Matriculation examination. “It was March, 1939,” says Chatterjee. They had placed a net on...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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