West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.18

Sovan Chatterjee offers his Ward 131 seat

Sovan Chatterjee, who stepped down as mayor of Calcutta on Thursday, offered to also resign as councillor of Ward 131 and said he was ready to even quit as a Trinamul MLA, if asked to do so.“I am st...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.18

Trinamul Congress seeks Priya Ranjan legacy

The Trinamul Congress on Tuesday checkmated the Congress by announcing that the Raiganj civic body run by the ruling party would install a bronze statue of Priya Ranjan Das Munshi to honour the late C...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Didi prod for help to cyclone-hit

Mamata Banerjee has asked top government officials to initiate all required measures to ensure that none of the victims of Cyclone Amphan is deprived of benefits of various schemes announced by her to...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.20

Friction in Bengal BJP over new entrants

Disquiet is brewing within the four walls of the BJP’s Bengal headquarters in Calcutta as a section of old-timers is unhappy with the inclusion of Trinamul Congress turncoats in the reconstituted st...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Abhishek goal: 1 lakh for Bengal rebuilding

The youth wing of the Trinamul Congress on Thursday launched an “apolitical” programme called Bangla’r Jubo Shokti (Bengal’s Youth Power) to get one lakh people aged between 18 and 35 on a sin...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.19

Sovan Chatterjee cries security withdrawal

Former Calcutta mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who had joined the BJP on Wednesday, claimed in a mail to Calcutta city police commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday that his security had been “suddenly withdra...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Firhad Hakim takes swipe at BJP over Durga Puja tax

Trinamul leader Firhad Hakim on Tuesday alleged that the Narendra Modi government had sent income tax notices to Durga Puja committees as the BJP had failed to make it to the panels organising the fes...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

The Kashmir challenge: Finding a non-violent way ahead

Anyone who is shocked or deeply surprised by the actions of the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah team on Kashmir either hasn’t been paying attention or is mimicking ostriches who put their heads in the sand....
By Ruchir Joshi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Footwear fury over cut money in East Midnapore’s Marishda

A Trinamul councillor’s cousin was thrashed and paraded with a garland of slippers in East Midnapore’s Marishda over allegations that he had taken over Rs 1 crore as cut money from villagers after...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Contai

India  /  Published 18.04.20

'Hungry man in BJP tweet is jatra actor'

On April 17, the official BJP Twitter handle posted a 52-second clip and said: “A heart-wrenching video of a wailing aged man who has not gotten any food for the last 2 days. This is @nusratchirps...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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