West Bengal

BJP rath halts a day earlier in Malda

Wheels of the “rath” or the tableaux taken out by the BJP for its Parivartan Yatra in north Bengal...

Cong claims 92-seat deal with Left Front

The Congress on Monday said it had reached a deal with the Left Front and would field candidates in 92 Assembl...

Connecting voters via road and rail

The road and rail connectivity has emerged as a major topic of election campaign in north Bengal with the cent...

Glitches in app hit vaccination drive

Thousands of senior citizens across Bengal on Monday had to wait for hours or left without a jab from the hosp...

Actress Srabanti Chatterjee joins BJP

Tollywood actress Srabanti Chatterjee, who was seen close to the Trinamul Congress, joined the BJP on Monday. ...

Bride ties nuptial knot to books, families agree

Moyna Khatun, 24, a resident of Murshidabad’s Suti and an arts graduate from D.N. College in Kalyani Uni...

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.21

To Brigade, with a lesson learnt

Somnath Majumdar, 22, from Nadia’s Santipur and a staunch BJP supporter till the pandemic hit the country last March, will be in the Brigade Parade Grounds on Sunday to demand a “bikolpo (...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Bengal: Left-Cong rally on Sunday

The Left-Congress-ISF alliance will kick-off its campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections in Bengal with a mega rally at the Brigade Parade Grounds in Calcutta on Sunday. The CPI(M)-led Left Fron...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Coal pilferage: Calcutta businessman questioned by CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday interrogated a Calcutta-based businessman in connection with its probe into the multi-crore coal pilferage scam, an official said. Randhir Kumar Barnwa...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Businessman hacked to death

An elderly businessman was hacked to death by unidentified assailants while he was parking his two-wheeler on the premises of his residence at Gaighata in North 24-Parganas on Thursday night. Bidhan ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Gaighata

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Binay camp hauls up BJP over ‘lies’

The Binay Tamang camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha lashed out at the BJP for failing to fulfil the promises made to the Gorkhas with the model code of conduct kicking in following the announcement of...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Bengal active cases fall to 3,343

Central paramilitary personnel deployed in North Dinajpur ahead of Bengal elections on Friday wore masks other than the “Joy Bangla” ones that had created political ripples on Thursday.&nb...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Wife dead, murder finger at husband

A 30-year-old homemaker of a villager in Englishbazar police station was found dead on Friday morning, her family members alleging her husband killed her for giving birth to three daughters. Police h...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Showcause bares poll faux pas

The head of Trinamul-run Malda Zilla Parishad received a showcause notice from the district election department for not turning up for pre-election training that he had been asked to take up in his ca...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Our borders are safe, says Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday referred to the Indian Air Force’s strike at militant launch pads at Balakot in Pakistan and the army’s stand-off with China in Ladakh as he sought...
By Avijit Sinha, Kousik Sen in Raiganj, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.21

Dhaka train prods tourism demands

The first international passenger train service to start between New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and Dhaka next month has prompted stakeholders of the tourism industry to raise a series of demands, which include...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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