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West Bengal panchayat candidate held after stealing cop’s mobile, sending selfie to police officer’s wife

An independent candidate for the upcoming West Bengal panchayat election was arrested after he allegedly stole a police officer’s cell phone and sent his selfie to the officer’s wife.

published on : 20th April 2018

West Bengal teacher sentenced to death for rape, murder of minor domestic help

A 39-year-old Biology teacher was awarded capital punishment on Thursday for raping and killing a minor domestic help at his residence in Tamluk.

published on : 20th April 2018

West Bengal Panchayat polls: Calcutta High Court asks SEC to announce fresh dates for nomination

Justice Subrata Talukdar held the April 10 notification of the SEC which was issued withdrawing the notification a day earlier extending the time by a day for filling nominations was illegal.

published on : 20th April 2018

West Bengal: Rail blockade at Chengail railway station on Kathua rape case 

A large number of people today blocked Chengail railway station, about 30 km from here, demanding justice to the victim of the Kathua rape case.

published on : 20th April 2018

Association for Democratic Reforms: 33 per cent MPs, MLAs have criminal cases

33 per cent of MPs and MLAs throughout the country have declared criminal cases their affidavits.

published on : 20th April 2018

Dearth of comrades worries the CPI (M) party

The CPI (M) seems to be losing its appeal among masses as party membership fell to the lowest since 2014 with the highest drop of nearly 6 per cent in membership reported in 2017.

published on : 20th April 2018

Veteran Marxists still energise CP (M)

Party’s nonagenarian leadership has not given up hope and feel there is a continuous struggle and soon CPI (M) will overcome all shortcomings to proceed on a new journey.

published on : 19th April 2018

National Commission for Women condemns TMC government, says ‘Emergency-like’ situation in Darjeeling

Narrating her experiences of meeting women victims of the agitation and political prisoners, she said ‘democracy has died in Darjeeling’.

published on : 18th April 2018

Opposition calls West Bengal State Election Commission ‘TMC’s broker’

Bhattacharya demanded that the State Election Commissioner Amarendra Kumar Singh be removed and argued that the High Court has every right to intervene in the election process. 

published on : 18th April 2018

Death toll in Kolkata tempest rise to 18; ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh announced

Gusty winds of 98 kmph, which swept the city from for 40 minutes on Tuesday evening, has caused massive damages.

published on : 18th April 2018

West Bengal storm: 15 killed, 50 injured; rail, road, air traffic disrupted

Ten persons were killed and rail, road and air traffic was disrupted in West Bengal as twin storms accompanied by rains lashed through the city on Tuesday night felling trees.

published on : 18th April 2018

West Bengal Panchayat poll case sent back to Calcutta High Court's single bench

The single bench is scheduled to hear the petitions by the opposition parties as well as by the State Election Commission and ruling Trinamool Congress tomorrow.

published on : 16th April 2018

Calcutta High Court extends by a day stay on West Bengal panchayat polls process

A single-judge bench of Justice Subrata Talukdar extended the stay till 2 p.m. on Tuesday in view of an appeal filed before a Division Bench of the High Court against the stay. 

published on : 16th April 2018

Press Council of India seeks report from West Bengal government over alleged attack on journalists

The Media and Journalist's Welfare Association (India) had alleged that many scribes were attacked while covering the nomination filing process on April 9 at Alipur.

published on : 14th April 2018

Panchayat polls stay: Calcutta High Court asks SEC, TMC to file appeals; hearing on Monday

The court also sought from the SEC a comprehensive status report on the poll process by Monday, detailing the number of nominations filed and the percentage of nominations rejected.

published on : 13th April 2018
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