West Bengal

Jail custody for Subrata, Hakim

A special CBI court here granted interim bail to Bengal ministers and two others in the Narada case, but withi...

Left, Cong question shield for BJP duo

The recent Assembly polls could not bring non-BJP parties in Bengal on the same page, but the CBI’s arre...

Cabinet nod for upper House

The Bengal cabinet on Monday cleared a proposal to set up a Bidhan Parishad in the state, upper House of the A...

Fall in Covid cases for 2nd day on trot

Bengal on Monday recorded a drop in total active Covid-19 cases — by 245 to 1,31,560 — for the sec...

Arrest shadow on govt’s Covid combat

The first weekday after the state government imposed stricter restrictions to combat Covid-19 was lost on Mond...

Nocturnal legal blow to TMC’s day of fight

The Trinamul Congress came out firing on all cylinders on Monday, sustaining pressure and building momentum th...

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.21

Cabinet nod for upper House

The Bengal cabinet on Monday cleared a proposal to set up a Bidhan Parishad in the state, upper House of the Assembly, which the chief minister had proposed ahead of the polls. “A proposal to s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.21

A sting that smoulders even after five years

The Narada sting operation, inseparable from Bengal’s political discourse and popular imagination since the summer of 2016, has been one of the two major “scams” — the other be...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.21

Former serviceman lynched by neighbours

An ex-serviceman was lynched allegedly by his neighbours after he protested against their goats eating up his jute saplings at Swaruppur village in Murshidabad’s Hariharpara on Monday afternoon....
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.21

Leopard attacks 2 in Siliguri

A wild leopard mauled two persons after it sneaked into a residential area in Siliguri located in the northern end of Siliguri on Monday morning was rescued by foresters after a couple of hours. In r...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.21

CID team visits spot of CISF firing

A four-member team of the Criminal Investigation Department reached Jorpatki village in the Sitalkuchi Assembly segment of Cooch Behar district on Monday to probe into the firing that had claimed four...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

TMC holds rallies across Bengal

The party's spokesperson, Kunal Ghosh, taking a dig at the BJP, said that "the daily passengers to Bengal, who were summarily rejected by the people of the state during elections, have hatche...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

CBI arrests two Trinamul ministers, MLA in 2016 Narada bribery case

The Calcutta High Court had ordered a CBI inquiry into the scam in March 2017. Charge sheets were filed against 13 leaders and other functionaries of the Trinamul Congress. For th...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

Bengal: CBI picks up two Trinamul ministers, MLA in Monday morning swoop

After the Narada tapes were made public during the run up to the 2016 Assembly polls chief minister Mamata Banerjee had said she would not have given tickets to any of the accused ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

First day of lockdown: fearful city complies

Liquor leeway Sale of liquor from retail counters has been suspended till May 30. Liquor stores across the city saw mad rush and long queues on Saturday evening, during the 5pm-7pm window. But online...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu , Snehal Sengupta in Hastings

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

BJP leaders ‘beaten’ at headquarter

Two BJP leaders were manhandled by their colleagues inside the state headquarters of the party here on May 10, multiple sources in the BJP have told The Telegraph. A senior state BJP functionary said...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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