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

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.19

‘Pundits’ and peace on Aparna’s lips

Noted filmmaker Aparna Sen on Wednesday called the reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir “undemocratic”, the comment reiterating the actor-turned-social activist’s anti-Narendra Modi government st...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.08.19

Mamata silent on J&K Reorganisation Bill

Trinamul MPs opposed the government’s twin strikes on Jammu and Kashmir in both Houses of Parliament but their walkout before the Rajya Sabha voted on the reorganisation bill raised questions.Earlie...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Calcutta airport parking firm blocked

The Calcutta airport authorities sought police help on Thursday after a Trinamul Congress-backed union allegedly prevented a Delhi-based agency from taking over parking operations.Airport officials sa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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