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West Bengal

Effusive Modi sweet-talks Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invoked Bengal’s icons, tried speaking the “sweet languag...

Modi virtual presence can’t hide rift

Even the Prime Minister’s virtual presence couldn’t hide the rifts in Bengal BJP. As Narendra Mod...
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Gurung volte-face changes equations

Bimal Gurung’s decision to join hands with Trinamul Congress, a party which opposes the demand for a sep...

Social harmony at pujas

The amity between Hindu and Muslim communities dwelling in remote pockets of North Dinajpur and Malda district...

Milind ambassador of hill marathon

Milind Soman, India’s supermodel, actor, producer and one of the most well-known fitness promoters in th...

Puja idols as frontline warriors

When a virus is the enemy of the entire human race, it is only fitting that Goddess Durga takes on the avatar ...

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West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Ichhamati rides on Dashami banned

Traditional boat rides on the Ichhamati river for the immersion of idols of goddess Durga will not be held this year on Dashami with the Taki civic administration on Thursday banning such events becau...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Puja idols as frontline warriors

The organisers said that they took every preventive measure according to the order of the Calcutta High Court and safety protocols stated by the state government to prevent crowds and ensure the safet...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Milind ambassador of hill marathon

“There are categories for police, under 45 years and above 45 years for both male and females. Registration will be done only online through www.townscript.com/in/darjeeling and the runners&rsqu...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Gurung volte-face changes equations

Bimal Gurung’s decision to join hands with Trinamul Congress, a party which opposes the demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland, may be seen as a masterstroke by Team Mamata Banerjee, but the ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

4157 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Thursday logged 4,157 new Covid-19 cases, 64 deaths and 3,608 recoveries, all the three figures highest for a 24-hour period. This is the 19th time that the highest 24-hour rise in the case...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Modi virtual presence can’t hide rift

Even the Prime Minister’s virtual presence couldn’t hide the rifts in Bengal BJP. As Narendra Modi inaugurated Bengal BJP’s Durga Puja at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Complex through ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Effusive Modi sweet-talks Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invoked Bengal’s icons, tried speaking the “sweet language”, spoke of the “sonar Bangla” dream and rolled out a long list of what...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Tourists barred from stormy sea at Digha

The East Midnapore district administration barred tourists from venturing into sea for three days from Thursday because of stormy weather triggered by a depression in the Bay of Bengal. The India Met...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.20

Social harmony at pujas

In its 14th year, Bobby is depressed that the pandemic situation robbed their Durga Puja of much of its grandeur. A resident said that down the years this Durga Puja had earned many laurels. “W...
By Kousik Sen, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Puja: stay home, stay blessed

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By Tapas Ghosh, Our Bureau in Calcutta


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