News  /  Published 08.06.22

Presidency University students want entry tests back

Presidency University has yet to decide whether it would admit undergraduate aspirants through admission tests or on the basis of Plus-II marks, officials of the institution said. The education depar...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.22

Nepal’s ‘walking stick’ reaches Darjeeling

The “walking stick” election symbol has travelled from Nepal to Darjeeling ahead of GTA Sabha polls. Sources said Independents in 18 of 45 GTA constituencies chose the “walking stic...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 07.05.22

Students seek revival of Presidency University entry tests

Representatives of students’ bodies at Presidency University met the authorities on Friday and demanded the institution revive admission tests for undergraduate courses. Ahan Karmakar, convener...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.04.22

‘New form’ of freedom, says former Jamia student Aamir Aziz

A former student of Jamia Millia Islamia who has been a strong voice on the freedom of speech since the time the Centre pushed through amended citizenship regime, today said the freedom was at its ful...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.22

TMC ploy to ‘win’ hung verdicts

Trinamul leaders in three out of four municipalities that reported hung verdicts on Wednesday decided to form the board with help of the Independents who won the elections by defeating the party&rsquo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Winners with a twist

As the results of 107 civic bodies were announced on Wednesday, it was found that a number of candidates who had contested from political parties or as Independents were unusual victors.  Some w...
By Our Bureau

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 21.02.22

No room for rebels who win: TMC

Trinamul on Sunday warned its rebel leaders contesting as Independents for the February 27 civic polls against the assumption that the party would take them back if they win. Partha Chatterjee, appoi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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