Mamata Banerjee
Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Freedom of expression is crucial to democracy

Laws are pivotal to society. They are necessary instruments to establish order and authority. But in the hands of authoritarian governments, legislations are often misused to deny people their rights....
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 23.12.18

KCR, Naveen discuss regional parties’ unity

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Monday moved a step towards forging an alliance of regional parties for a “qualitative change” in the national politics.Telanga...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 22.12.18

KCR to meet Naveen today

Telangana chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will meet his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik on Sunday in what political circles here believe is a bid to drum up support for a non-Congress and non-BJ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.18

‘Polarisation’ on lips of Archbishop

The Archbishop of Calcutta, Rev. Thomas D’Souza, said on Friday evening that any type of hatred or polarisation should disappear in the atmosphere of peace, love, respect and joy that Chri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.18

Site-change plan for Kanyashree varsity

The proposed Kanyashree University is likely to come up in the heart of Krishnagar in Nadia after state education minister Partha Chatterjee zeroed in on a 12.5-acre plot near the Krishnagar Governmen...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.18

Calcutta High Court clears BJP yatra

Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed the state BJP’s 41-day state-wide yatra, originally scheduled from December 7, for which the state government had refused permission citing fears of “commun...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.18

Trinamul clinches Purulia rural body

Trinamul on Thursday secured a majority in the Balarampur panchayat samiti in Purulia after eight BJP members joined the ruling party in the presence of Trinamul MP Abhishek Banerjee.The formation of ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.18

Mamata cabinet to get 4 new members today

The Mamata Banerjee cabinet will be expanded on Thursday with the induction of four new members as ministers of state, two of whom will have independent charge.The expansion will take the total number...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.18

No place for old flyover in ‘new’ Sealdah

The Sealdah flyover should be pulled down and a taller one built in its place for traffic to be able to move through one of the city’s most congested areas once the East-West Metro hub there becomes...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.18

Bengal tribal body sore over funds delay

A board for tribal development in Bengal has expressed disappointment over alleged delay in sanctioning funds and approving projects by the state government. “The board was constituted in 2017 but w...
By Our Correspondent in


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