Bengal government sounds alert over intel on Maoists

The West Bengal government has sounded high alert in the Jungle Mahal region following intelligence reports that Maoists are planning a major attack in the coming days.

21 Apr 2022

More leave Bengal BJP in aftermath of bypoll setbacks

Poor show in the bypolls is having an impact on the West Bengal unit of BJP. In the last 24 hours, as many as 14 district-level functionaries have tendered their resignation.

19 Apr 2022

Trinamool rides on star power to win Bengal LS, Assembly seats 

For the first time, TMC has won Asansol LS seat that was a BJP bastion; Babul Supriyo retains Ballygunge for the party but with diminished victory margin

17 Apr 2022

Trinamool MP Saugata Roy speaks out on crimes against women in Bengal, party colleagues hit back at him

Part state general secretary and spokesperson Kunal Ghosh asserted that women are safe and secure in West Bengal under Mamata Banerjee's leadership.

15 Apr 2022

Trinamool eyes BJP’s Matua vote bank via national meet of Scheduled Castes

The All India Scheduled Caste Development Council (SCDC) is likely to hold a national conference in May at Kalyani, Nadia district.

12 Apr 2022

Kolkata Diary

Jadavpur University has assured to organise accommodation for fourth-year students so they can write their final exams offline – however, only a few students have taken the offer.

12 Apr 2022

Babul Supriyo’s saffron baggage makes Trinamool sing a conciliatory tune in Bengal bypoll

The reason is the saffron baggage of its candidate Babul Supriyo, who switched over from the BJP a few months ago.

10 Apr 2022

Actor vs designer in Bengal coal belt face-off

Eying a first victory in this constituency, Trinamool Congress has fielded Shatrughan Sinha.

09 Apr 2022

Investigating multiple cases, Central agencies roam in Trinamool backyard

The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal is facing the heat of Central agencies probing multiple cases in the state.

08 Apr 2022

Kolkata Diary: All that is happenign in the 'City of Joy'

Close to 98 per cent students of IIT Kharagpur, most of whom are present on the campus, have now expressed desire to write the end-semester exams online, said an official.

30 Mar 2022

Cops had rejected Birbhum victim’s plea

Slain panchayat deputy chief had sought protection in vain; carnage could have been averted if police had acted

28 Mar 2022

Bengal cleric says no to identifying son’s killers

Rashid, with folded hands and teas rolling down his face, had become the face of peace during the communal discord that broke out during Ram Navami.

27 Mar 2022

Bengal horror: Husband throws acid on minor 'wife' for writing Class-X exam

The minor girl, who dreamed of having higher education, is now admitted to a state-run hospital with severe burn injuries on face and upper portion of her body.

17 Mar 2022

Muslim man offers kidney to save Hindu ex-colleague in Bengal

The health department forwarded the application to the local police to investigate whether the applicant is donating his kidney or is doing in exchange of money, which is illegal.

17 Mar 2022

Kolkata Diary

The book, edited by Bibek Guha highlights Biswas’s participation in building up healthy relationship between the administration, and the students and their unions.

15 Mar 2022