News  /  Published 03.01.22

South Kolkata more affected than north in latest Covid surge

“Slum dwellers make up a large percentage of the Kolkata population. They are hardly undergoing Covid tests, possibly because of the expenditure and hassles involved, and hence a large number of...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 08.11.21

Reversing car hits mother, 2 daughters in front of SSKM Hospital

A woman and her two young daughters were injured after being hit by a private car that was moving backwards on Harish Mukherjee Road, in front of SSKM Hospital, in south Kolkata on Sunday afternoon. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Harish Mukherjee Road

News  /  Published 28.10.21

Job racket busted, 7 arrested from Bhowanipore and Bowbazar

Seven persons were arrested on Wednesday from two offices in Bhowanipore and Bowbazar that were allegedly duping people by taking money against false promises of jobs abroad. Police identified one of...
By Our Special Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.21

Dhankhar administers oath to Mamata

As the Trinamul leader who led her party to a thumping victory in the Assembly polls, Mamata had taken oath as chief minister on May 5, but as she had lost the election from Nandigram, she had to win ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Governor to administer MLA oath to CM today

Mamata Banerjee will take oath as MLA at the Assembly at 2pm on Thursday. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will administer the oath to Mamata and two other newly elected MLAs, Jakir Hossain and Amirul Islam...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.21

Mamata breaks her own record

Underscoring how she broke her own record, Mamata said the victory in Bhowanipore was comprehensive, having won leads in all the eight wards — 63, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 77 and 82 — that make...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.21

Upbeat TMC eyes last district Darjeeling

Buoyed by Trinamul’s electoral victories on Sunday, party leaders have started preparing the ground in Darjeeling, the only district in Bengal where it has repeatedly drawn a blank. Trinamul ch...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.21

BJP sulks after Didi’s win with huge margin

The Bengal unit leaders of the BJP went into hiding on a day Mamata Banerjee won the Bhowanipore bypoll with a historic margin of 58,832 votes. The handful of BJP leaders seen after election results ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Letters to the editor: Secular India takes strength from Bengal bypoll results

Ignorance is not bliss Sir — Within minutes of its release, the third season of the Netflix show, Sex Education, entered the list of top 10 most watched programmes in India. This might actually...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Three cheers: Didi's victory

The outcome of the by-election in Bhowanipore in which the chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, was a contestant was a foregone conclusion. The talk within the Trinamul Congress centred on the margin of h...
By The Editorial Board


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