India  /  Published 12.03.22

Security: Modi slams rivals

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lamented that hardly any reforms were carried in the security apparatus of the country post-Independence despite the need for it. He said that common ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gandhinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.21

Bengal Assembly Elections 2021: Cop injured, finger at BJP road show

The inspector in charge of Raghunathpur police station here had to be hospitalised after some BJP workers allegedly manhandled him when the police stopped the party’s road show on Thursday. Pol...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

Stone pelting disrupts BJP roadshow in Calcutta

  Tension prevailed in south Calcutta on Monday evening after unidentified miscreants, carrying TMC flags, hurled bricks and stones at BJP activists when they were conducting a mega roadshow nea...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 14.11.18

Quartet take audience by comedy storm at Club Boudair

A comedy show in Boudair, with plush couches and mirrors all around. If that wasn’t kinky enough, comedians from down under sure made up for it.Handjobs, potty jokes, face twitch, spit take... they ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Stand-up, Aussie style

A bunch of 10-year-old boys came up to Aussie Daniel Connell and asked him to play a game of cricket with them. “Yes, I’d play. ‘Are you a fast bowler’, they asked me. And I said yes. ‘Nah, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 17.05.19

Erosion of faith in EC is a matter of concern

This electoral season has been unprecedented in terms of political acrimony in Bengal. The Election Commission’s decision — an equally unprecedented step — to snip the campaign time by 19 hours ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.05.19

Lined up for PM Modi: Visits to Varanasi and Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold a thanksgiving procession in his constituency of Varanasi on May 28, local BJP sources said.A state home department official confirmed the programme but ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

BJP, TMC workers clash during Shah’s Calcutta road show

When the cavalcade reached Vidyasagar College around 6.50pm, stones were allegedly thrown at Shah’s vehicle from inside the campus.Trinamul and BJP activists suffered injuries, mostly on their heads...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Cops under EC, questions on road show drill

The College Street flare-up during BJP president Amit Shah’s road show could have been averted had there been proper planning on the part of police, a former Calcutta police commissioner has said. T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.19

In Jharkhand, Congress sniffs slowdown in BJP’s double-engine charge

A handful of partymen are crunching numbers in the Congress war room in the Jharkhand capital. Some of them have one eye on the television that is screening Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s roadshow, ...
By Shantanu Datta


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