West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.21

Vaccine shortage triggers uproar

Protests at several vaccination centres erupted in both south and north Bengal on Monday as jabs fell short of demand. At least five persons, including a woman, received minor injuries when around 2,...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Alipurduar, Santipur, Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.21

BJP men gherao Dilip for removal of leaders

 Around a dozen BJP workers surrounded state party president Dilip Ghosh at the district office in Hooghly’s Chinsurah on Friday, demanding the removal of district president Goutam Chatterj...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.21

Singur rues lost time

After 15 years of the anti-land acquisition movement and sensing the mood of the people in Singur, Mamata has also changed her stand and spoken of building industry in the region. “We will set ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Singur

India  /  Published 07.04.21

Singur: Shah holds roadshow

Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a colourful road show here on Wednesday, once a hot spot of the anti-land acquisition movement, and promised rapid industrialisation of the area if BJP is voted to p...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Singur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.21

Yechury: truth on Nandi firing out

Days after Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused her then confidant and present rival Suvendu Adhikari of being involved in the 2007 violence in Nandigram, the CPI(M) on Thursday said the rema...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.21

Singur’s CPM face lands a friend

Rabin Sahana, 54, a “retired” farmer on Friday accompanied Srijan Bhattacharya, the CPM’s “youthful bet” for Singur seat when he filed his nomination on Friday at the Cha...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.21

CPM’s Singur face revisits past

Srijan Bhattacharya, the CPM’s young bet for the Singur Assembly constituency, has reached out to Manoranjan Malik, the father of Tapasi Malik whose murder was one of the factors that changed th...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.02.21

Track set for vroom fest

Four-wheelers, two-wheelers, some with four-wheel drive gear boxes, some with just two-wheel drive gear boxes, will kick up some dust on the dirt track of Shyam Business Park in Singur this weekend. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

People  /  Published 27.12.20

Frontline Corona Soldiers

In March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted everyone to think of the untiring efforts of all healthcare workers — doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, pathologists, hospital administration st...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

TMC busy keeping flock united

The ruling party is trying to keep its flock together in Nandigram and Singur, two of the most emotive and politically significant landmarks of Mamata Banerjee’s political career. Although trou...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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