India  /  Published 02.12.21

Pawar cautious, Didi eyes UPA space

Neither Pawar nor any other Opposition leader has so far indicated any eagerness to chart a separate course by snapping ties with the Congress.  Through the day – first during a meeting wi...
By Sanjay K. Jha, Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.21

Two TMC rebels in fray

Trinamul Congress leaders Tanima Bhattacharya and Ratan Malakar filed their nominations on Wednesday as independent candidates for Calcutta Municipal Corporation polls. While the party nominated Bhat...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.21

Farmers’ paddy set ablaze

Two farmers in North Dinajpur district have accused BJP workers of setting afire paddy which was ready for harvest in their field as the duo recently deserted the saffron party and joined the Trinamul...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.21

Plea for BJP ouster

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged the civil society to come forward and show the way, advise the political leadership of the country on the way forward, in her plea for all like-minded forces to clos...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.12.21

'Tipraland' demand gets support from Shiv Sena, TMC, AAP

The demand for a 'Greater Tipraland' is gaining momentum nowadays.  Tipraland is the name of a proposed state in India for the indigenous people in the tribal areas of Tripura. Some 1,50...
By Our Bureau


West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.21

Didi: more BJP than the BJP?

Some of her party colleagues are inclined to believe, and actually take pride in, describing Mamata Banerjee as more Left than the Left. Some, like state education minister Bratya Basu, at present tou...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.21

TMC to sweep KMC polls: Firhad

The ruling TMC will tide over the challenges that come its way during the upcoming KMC polls by using the momentum of its victory in assembly elections, said former Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim, while s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.21

Letters to the Editor: People lose sleep over sleeping time

Sleepless Sir — As if people were not stressed enough, it seems they must now lose sleep over sleeping time. A recent poll found that up to 51 per cent Indians sleep for four to six hours only....
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.21

MP seeks national law on tea land

Raju Bista, the Darjeeling BJP MP, on Tuesday demanded in the Lok Sabha a national law for granting land rights to tea and cinchona plantation workers, literally snatching a topic from pro-Trinamul Co...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.21

BJP shuns turncoat formula

Bengal BJP was finally able on Monday to announce its list of 144 candidates for the Calcutta civic polls, and the names suggested the party’s attempts at course correction following the harsh l...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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