Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

The battle for Bengal may get murkier

Mamata Banerjee began the 2019 general election in the grand hope that with a clutch of nearly 40 Lok Sabha seats, she would be ideally placed to become the first Bengali prime minister of India — a...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Home ministry blames Bengal government

The Union home ministry has accused the Bengal law-enforcement machinery of “failure to maintain the rule of law” and sought action against “delinquent” officials, sources in New Delhi said.Bu...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Trinamul-BJP turf war draws blood in Bengal

Four people were feared killed on Saturday evening as Trinamul and BJP supporters allegedly clashed with guns in Sandeshkhali, around 60km from Calcutta, in North 24-Parganas.Although police didn’t ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sandeshkhali

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Wounded tiger versus cat-and-mouse Delhi

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said “a wounded tiger is more lethal than a dead tiger”, warning the BJP against toppling her government on a day New Delhi played a cat-and-mouse game that suggested it ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Governor Tripathi in Delhi, appeals for peace after post-poll violence

Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has appealed to all concerned to ensure that violence does not recur and peace prevails in the state.“Governor Tripathi is very sad at the unfortunate loss of l...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.06.19

The Bengal government is in a tricky situation

By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.19

Probe hints at trigger for BJP-TMC clash

A preliminary report by police has said the June 8 violence at Sandeshkhali was triggered by the murder of a Trinamul functionary Kayum Mollah when he and other party supporters tried to remove BJP fl...
By Kinsuk Basu in Sandeshkhali


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