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Cyclone 'Mora' to cause heavy rains in West Bengal

Cyclone ‘Mora’ that has formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to hit the Bangladesh coast near Chittagong on Tuesday afternoon.

Published on 29th May 2017

Mamata Banerjee calls cattle slaughter ban unconstitutional

After Kerala chief minister Pinyari Vijayan, his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee slammed Centre’s decision to ban cattle sale for slaughter.

Published on 29th May 2017

West Bengal PWD minister Arup Biswas uses red beacon, says ‘not bound by Centre’s orders’

Seeking to end the VIP culture, the Union Cabinet last month had decided that beacon lights will be removed from all vehicles from May 1, except emergency vehicles, like ambulances and fire brigade.

Published on 29th May 2017

Hindutva flags rising in Bengal's Naxal womb Naxalbari

From being the womb of extreme Left politics, the region bordering Nepal is now slowly making way for Hindutva politics, which is worrying the present-day Naxals.

Published on 25th May 2017

5 CPM MLAs held; 2 leaders, cadres hurt as cops stop march to West Bengal Secretariat

The protesters violently clashed with Kolkata police personnel in at least five different parts of the city.

Published on 22nd May 2017

3 die after boat capsizes in Ganga river in West Bengal

The boat was carrying 12 persons of which eight of them swam to safety while four were missing after it capsized.

Published on 18th May 2017

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal calls on West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee

Both Kejriwal and Mamata have time and again accused Modi of indulging in political vendetta against their state governments.

Published on 18th May 2017

Workers on strike at Aditya Birla Nuvo textile division in West Bengal

The workmen of Jaya Shree Textiles at Rishra, Hoogly, have gone on illegal strike from May 16, Aditya Birla Nuvo said in a BSE filing.

Published on 17th May 2017

TMC breaks into opposition bastions; wins 4 of 7 Bengal civic bodies

All India Trinamool Congress is leading in all seven municipal corporations where civic polls were held in West Bengal.

Published on 17th May 2017

West Bengal govt makes Bengali mandatory till Class 10 in all schools

The decision was not welcomed in the hills of the north, where Mamata’s rival Gorkha Janmukti Morcha termed the move as linguistic hegemony.

Published on 16th May 2017

WB government to accept Aadhaar as proof of residence for caste certificates

The West Bengal Government will allow the use of Aadhaar card as proof of identity as well as residence for issuing caste certificates.

Published on 16th May 2017

Violence, 74 percent turnout define West Bengal civic polls

Violence in three municipalities of the plains and an average turnout in four municipalities of the hills defined the Bengal civic polls.

Published on 14th May 2017

Violence mars West Bengal civic polls

Bombs were hurled at polling booth in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas's Pujali and North Dinajpur’s Raiganj districts; an EVM reportedly damaged. 

Published on 14th May 2017

West Bengal: Local body polls begin for 7 municipal bodies

The seats going to the polls are Darjeeling Kaliompong, Mirik and Kurseong in the hills and Domkol, Raygong and Poojani. 

Published on 14th May 2017

TMC wages big battle for little town in the hills

Despite having only nine wards and 2,000 voters, the municipality of Mirik has become ground zero of the current civic poll battle in Darjeeling.

Published on 13th May 2017

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