Left Front
West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.22

Opposition slams Mamata Banerjee govt

The massacre of eight persons, including five women and a child, at Bogtui village in Birbhum district has handed a new weapon to the Opposition to slam the Mamata Banerjee government with the BJP dem...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Left beats BJP in vote share

Results of Sunday’s elections to the 107 civic bodies showed on Wednesday that the Left dislodged the BJP to emerge second in terms of poll percentage, something that was visible since the Calcu...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.22

Taherpur: Only seat in CPM’s basket

Taherpur municipality in Nadia stood out on a day marked by Trinamul sweep as the 13-member strong civic body turned out to be one of the two places in the state where the ruling party had to taste de...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.22

Iron hand

With the national focus on the five assembly elections — particularly in the all-important state of Uttar Pradesh — it is understandable that the recent round of elections to municipalitie...
By Swapan Dasgupta

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 10.02.22

Funds for SMC projects unsent

He said that after he assumed the mayor’s office in 2015, the SMC was supposed to receive Rs 26 crore under the state finance commission in the first fiscal (2015-16), but the civic body receive...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.22

Left can’t deliver in Siliguri: Hakim

“Asok Bhattacharya studies a lot about urban development but when it comes to implementation of projects, he could not execute them successfully. In Calcutta, he met me a number of times and I a...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.22

Fresh test for ‘Siliguri model’

The “Siliguri model” is back ahead of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) polls which will be held on February 12, and this time in a more “formal’ manner. For the first ...
By Avijit Sinha, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

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


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