West Bengal

CAA takes back seat in state BJP

The BJP is forced to press a pause button on its strategy of using the coming festive season to build its divi...

Trinamul, Left and Congress hit streets

Protests against the farm bills enacted by the Narendra Modi government brought the members of the Trinamul Co...

Twin job protests in hills

A job agitation led by Trinamul in the hills was suspended on Friday, while another led by the Gorkha Janmukti...

Minister among new patients in Bengal

Bengal’s transport and irrigation minister Suvendu Adhikari, deemed a key leader in the topmost tier of ...

Bengal worries about bill fallout on PDS source

Three farm reform bills passed by Parliament recently may play havoc with the public distribution system in Be...

Rotten gram blot on midday meal

The East Midnapore district administration this week directed the food and supplies department to replace near...

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

In-laws murdered for property

Police on Thursday morning arrested the son-in-law and a contract killer he had hired to murder the retired army man and his wife at their home at Habra’s Tunighata-Mandalpara in North 24-Pargan...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barasat

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Road rage against civic woes

Residents claim there has been no word from the administration since, although the road is ready. District officials did not respond to the protest on Thursday. Agitators were forcibly removed by pol...
By Alamgir Hossain, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat, Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Push for Vidyasagar place growth

The Bengal cabinet on Thursday decided to set up Birsingha Development Authority for carrying out several development projects at Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar’s birth place in West Midnapore distric...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Bengal austerity curbs till March

The Bengal government has decided to extend its austerity measures in the backdrop of the Covid pandemic till March 31, 2021, the decision revealing that the state’s own revenue generation has n...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

8 held for poultry theft in Malda

An interstate gang allegedly involved in stealing poultry from Malda district and sending those to the Northeast was nabbed by Englishbazar police early on Wednesday. Eight persons, seven from differ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Renewed hunt for JMB leader

The National Investigation Agency has intensified its search for Salahuddin Salehin, the alleged mastermind of the 2014 Khargargh blasts in Burdwan, after six of the nine suspected al Qaida operatives...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

CM flags off leather, solar projects

The Bengal government has taken up an initiative to impart quality management training required for the export of leather products to workers of the Bantala Leather Complex in Calcutta. The initiativ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

30 gold bars seized in Siliguri

A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 5kg gold worth around Rs 2.65 crore from an SUV here on Tuesday, and arrested two persons in the vehicle. The gold, sources said, was sm...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Pre-Puja gift for Bhadu folk singers

Artisans were also offered breakfast and lunch by the panchayat early on Wednesday. Bhadu is a recognised folk tradition in south Bengal. Roaming bands of folk singers perform across villages, the so...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Rain triggers waterlogging in Bengal

Consistent bouts of monsoon rain in the sub-Himalayan region of Bengal for the second day on Wednesday led to flooding and waterlogging at several places in the plains and triggered major landslides i...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


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