West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021
West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.20

Mamata: target not named

Mamata Banerjee put the pedal to the metal on Friday and used the occasion of the birth anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri to attack the BJP, albeit she did not name the party. I...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.20

Bengal: BJP on backfoot on CAA

The BJP is forced to press a pause button on its strategy of using the coming festive season to build its divisive narrative using the Citizenship Amendment Act and plan a slew of programmes over the ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Land survey held in hill tea garden

The Darjeeling district administration has conducted a land survey in the Pandam tea garden, the move seen by many as a preparatory step towards meeting the long-standing demand of granting land right...
By Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Four district chief cops transferred

Four district police chiefs were transferred in Bengal on Monday amid buzz that it was done keeping 2021 Assembly elections in mind. District superintendents of police Darjeeling, Hooghly (rural), Co...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Trinamul and hill ally on induction spree

The Trinamul Congress and the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha have been poaching each other’s members with the induction sprees by the allies in the Darjeeling hills coming as...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

BJP leader’s address brims with Left virtues

Some of the newly-appointed state committee members of the BJP were in for a shock on Thursday evening when Arvind Menon, the co-in charge of the party’s affairs in Bengal, dwelt extensively on ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Binay camp takes on BJP with wish list

Kiran B.K., president, Gorkhaland Sanyukta Sangharsh Samiti (GSSS) , a group advocating the demand for Gorkhaland, was arrested from Chowrasta, Darjeeling while organising a blood donation camp to obs...
By Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.20

TMC: on youth induction spree

At least 10,000 youths purportedly joined the Trinamul Congress in 14 Bengal districts on Sunday as a grand plan of poll consultant Prashant Kishor to boost the party's organisational strength and...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.20

BJP: murmurs on seat scan

A section of Bengal BJP functionaries has started raising questions on the ongoing assessment of the party’s position in 154 Assembly seats as they think the state leadership, aided by district ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.20

Get Set: Free ration to win Bengal?

The possibility of free rations is alluring. According to the speech of the chief minister of West Bengal on July 21, that is what the people of the state should look forward to, together with, perhap...
By The Editorial Board


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