Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.19

Maoist bomb kills 1, injures 1

A villager died and another suffered injuries after an improvised explosive device (IED) allegedly planted by Maoists exploded in Bulbul forest, around 50km from the district headquarters under Peshra...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

Storm over Bulbul ‘aid’ from Centre

The Bengal government has contested the BJP’s claims that the Centre released Rs 414.90 crore for rehabilitation and restoration work in areas hit by Cyclone Bulbul.BJP leaders have cited a release ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.11.19

Firing a cannon to kill a mosquito

The Mosquito NetThere is a saying in Bengali, which in translation means — firing a cannon to kill a mosquito. One day last week, some parts of Calcutta witnessed traffic snarls, baton wielding and ...
By Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Tax share ache for Bengal

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said Bengal was suffering in the aftermath of cyclone Bulbul as the Union government could not release Rs 640 crore from central taxes in the current fiscal ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.19

Mamata Banerjee warns against bias in cyclone aid

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday warned against “politics in distribution of relief material and rehabilitation programmes” for people affected by Cyclone Bulbul.Addressing a meeting at...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.19

Bulbul fells 45 trees in city, Salt Lake

At least 40 trees were uprooted in Calcutta and branches fell at around 40 other places on Saturday and Sunday under the impact of Cyclone Bulbul, which made landfall on Saturday evening around 150km ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.19

Bulbul triggers heavy rain alert

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

Land offer for refugees on central plots

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced regularisation of 237 refugee colonies on central government land across Bengal even as questions arose on whether the state could give freehold rights to people se...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.19

Circus tent gutted

A circus tent in Howrah’s Domjur was gutted early on Monday, hours before it was to open for the season’s first show.“A few residents of the area told us sky lanterns were being released till l...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.19

US mass shootings are not even a surprise any more

Sir — Mass shootings in the United States of America have become so common that when a gunman open fired in a high school in Santa Clarita, California last week, very few were surprised. In 46 weeks...
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