India  /  Published 16.07.22

Yashwant cancels Mumbai visit

The Opposition's candidate for the next week's Presidential election, Yashwant Sinha, has cancelled his visit to Mumbai scheduled on Saturday in the wake of the Shiv Sena announcing support fo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 22.06.22

Yashwant holds first strategy meeting

The opposition candidate in the July 18 presidential polls, Yashwant Sinha, held his first campaign strategy meeting on Wednesday at the NCP office here and said a "rubber-stamp president" w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.22

Docs needed but seats vacant

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre and the Medical Counselling Committee for failing to fill 1,456 postgraduate medical seats under the all-India quota, saying they were “playin...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.22

Dropouts offer free rides to students

Two e-rickshaw drivers in West Burdwan’s Andal have come forward to ferry Madhyamik candidates from their homes to examination centres and back for free because many of them are too poor to affo...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Independents take second spot, spring a surprise

The results of the civic polls to 107 municipalities held on February 27 — the official number was 108, but Trinamul won Dinhata uncontested — on Wednesday produced a rare outcome in Benga...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.22

Hakim gives rebels last chance to exit poll fray

Bengal minister and Trinamul Congress leader Firhad Hakim on Wednesday said party dissidents contesting elections to two municipalities in the district could still evade disciplinary action if they ex...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 14.02.22

Written pledge from sarpanch nominees

Residents of a village in the tribal-dominated Odisha’s Sundergarh district have taken written undertakings from the candidates contesting for the post of sarpanch in the ensuing three-tier panc...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.22

TMC rivals scramble to quit poll fray

Withdrawal of nominations by Opposition candidates for municipalities for the February 27 civic polls continued on Saturday with the “cornered” Opposition going to the extent of sending se...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.22

TMC warns rebel candidates

Disregard of Mamata Banerjee’s instructions regarding lists of candidates in some civic bodies in South 24-Parganas, such as Diamond Harbour and Budge Budge, on Wednesday prompted a stern warnin...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.22

Uproar over TMC list

Protests in varying degrees were reported on Saturday from at least 19 of Bengal’s 23 districts over the lists of Trinamul candidates for civic elections (except Darjeeling) that were released a...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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