West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.20

BJP MPs stopped, hold dharna in protest

Two BJP MPs who had gone out of homes were intercepted at different places by police who said they had no permission for travel during the lockdown. While Jalpaiguri MP Jayanta Roy was detained outsid...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 24.03.20

Shaheen Bagh cleared with earthmovers

Police on Tuesday morning cleared Shaheen Bagh and other sites of protest against the new citizenship matrix in the capital in view of the coronavirus outbreak.Nine persons, including six women, who r...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.03.20

Shaheen Bagh eviction plea in Supreme Court

A petition was filed on Thursday seeking the removal of the thousands of Shaheen Bagh protesters on the ground that their continuing sit-in posed the risk of a further spread of the novel coronavirus....
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.19

CM to protest civic ‘capture’

Mamata Banerjee has lined up a dharna outside the Naihati Municipality on Thursday to highlight its “capture” by the BJP in the aftermath of the Lok Sabha polls in which the saffron party bagged 1...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.03.20

Women told to halt dharna

The Aligarh administration on Thursday served a notice on the women on dharna at the Shah Jamal Idgah ground, asking them to vacate the place for 10 days keeping in mind the coronavirus threat or face...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Behind Mamata Banerjee's high drama

Among the attributes of the West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, that have stood her in good stead is her indefatigability. The unwillingness to be cowed down or even admit the possibility of ...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 05.02.19

Jaitley shoots ‘Kleptocrat Club’ barb

Arun Jaitley on Tuesday accused Mamata Banerjee of “assaulting federalism” and claimed that the real motive of her “disproportionate reaction” to the CBI action in Bengal was to project hersel...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.19

Political cup for Didi, legal battle on

The Supreme Court has said the CBI has not yet produced documents that suggest Calcutta police commissioner Rajeev Kumar was destroying electronic evidence in the Saradha case — the purported reason...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.20

Panel slams UP cop action on women

A panel set up by some social workers and lawyers in Uttar Pradesh to look into alleged police atrocities on protesters against the new citizenship triad has slammed the law enforcers for their “bar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Firhad Hakim takes swipe at BJP over Durga Puja tax

Trinamul leader Firhad Hakim on Tuesday alleged that the Narendra Modi government had sent income tax notices to Durga Puja committees as the BJP had failed to make it to the panels organising the fes...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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