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News  /  Published 24.06.22

College nudge brings back to fore English debate

The West Bengal higher education department has asked the principals of government and government-aided colleges to take suitable steps towards enhancement of students’ “communication...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.22

Bidhannagar win raises hackles

The Trinamul Congress registered a landslide victory at the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation by bagging 39 out of 41 seats. The scale of the victory — the Congress and an Independent won one s...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.22

Landowners back project

As many as 1,312 landowners have given their written consent to part with their land for the proposed Deocha-Panchami coal mine project in Birbhum, giving the state government hope that the Rs 10,000 ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.01.22

Troll army attacks poet who queried K-Rail

A Malayalam poet has been subjected to a vicious cyber attack over his poem that gave a literary voice to widespread public concern about the Left government’s pet project of a semi-high-speed r...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.22

A puzzle called Indian elections

Like alchemy, which was an obsessive concern for the medieval world, modern democracies are forever preoccupied with unearthing the secrets of winning elections. In the not-so-distant past, striking t...
By Swapan Dasgupta


West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

TMC puts ex-BJP face at helm of a north outfit

A number of Trinamul leaders of Alipurduar district, including a former BJP face and a former MLA of its own party, have been nominated as office-bearers and members of two prominent development bodie...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.21

Harmony at peril: Buddha

Former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Monday issued a statement, listing the alleged ills of 10 years of Trinamul Congress rule and urging the electorate of Bengal to vote for the candidate...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

Mamata at the crossroads of hope

On February 25, 2011, Mamata Banerjee presented her last budget as the railway minister — that was largely billed as a Bengal budget — with the hope of unseating the Left Front government ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Kerala raid anger at CM adviser

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has a new headache to handle with rumblings from a section of the ruling Left Democratic Front over undue powers being exercised by some police officers. While ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.20

An icon who stood by Left till the end

In an industry where stardom is worn on the sleeves, Soumitra Chatterjee, considered second only to Uttam Kumar, never shied away from voicing his Marxist leanings till his last days. In a signed art...
By Joyjit Ghosh in Calcutta


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