West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

Phase 3 voting more violent, says EC

Deaths, attacks on candidates and complaints of electoral malpractices on Tuesday marked the third phase of the Bengal polls in which 31 Assembly segments spread across three districts voted. In the ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.21

Do not allow Bengal’s division, says Mamata

By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.21

Nadda flags 39 closed mills, insiders demur

BJP’s national chief J.P. Nadda said at a poll rally in Hooghly’s Dhanekhali on Wednesday that 39 of the 60 jute mills in Bengal were not operating, but sources in the industry said the fi...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.21

BJP workers erupt in rage

Old-timers of the party from constituencies such as Panchla, Udaynarayanpur, Raidighi and Diamond Harbour gathered in front of the BJP’s election office in Calcutta’s Hastings on Monday. M...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.21

Trinamul leaders in Hooghly plant saplings

Trinamul leaders and supporters in Hooghly’s Sahagunje plant saplings on the grounds of the closed Dunlop tyre factory on Tuesday. The leaders said that they did so as a few trees had allegedly...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly


West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.21

Modi flays Mamata 'appeasement'

By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.21

Rivals seek to puncture Modi’s Dunlop ride

The non-BJP opposition parties in Bengal have begun tossing up uncomfortable questions for Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his much-hyped Monday rally at the Dunlop ground in Hooghly from where ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

Business  /  Published 11.02.21

Twin Ambuja projects at Batanagar

Ambuja Neotia Group has taken up a 20 acre- land inside the Batanagar township to develop two projects spread over 4 million square feet, signalling further consolidation in the city’s real esta...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.02.21

2 jump from Setu, finger at social media urge

Two city youths jumped into the Hooghly from Vidyasagar Setu on Sunday afternoon and the plunge was captured on video by some friends standing on the bridge, which police believe was an effort to beco...
By Our Special Correspondent in Hastings

Calcutta  /  Published 28.01.21

Library sets sail on the Hooghly

“The books will include several genres to cater to the interests of all age groups, particularly children.” One launch can accommodate around 20 passengers on each trip. “This init...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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