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

Cops to rescue of Bengal teen who fled confinement to appear in exam

However, the girl was not being allowed to appear in the examination as she could not bring admit card and registration certificate with her.

11 Mar 2022

Trinamool will renew contract with Prashant Kishor, clip wings of latter as advisor

The gag is said to be significant in the backdrop of recent developments ahead of the civic polls resulting in embarrassment for the ruling party.

10 Mar 2022

Rift in Bengal BJP widening as MP Locket Chatterjee meets dissident leaders

This comes two days after Chatterjee raised the issue of 'introspection' in last Saturday’s meeting, which was convened to analyse the reason behind the debacle. 

08 Mar 2022

Sunderbans has a problem of too many tigers

The Sunderbans in West Bengal has more tigers than the mangrove delta can carry, the Wildlife Institute of India has told the state forest department in its preliminary report.

06 Mar 2022

Matuas abandon BJP in civic polls

Matua leaders of the BJP, including Union minister Shantanu Thakur, had expressed discontent over the Centre not implementing the contentious CAA.

04 Mar 2022

TMC decimates oppn in civic elections

Decimating the Opposition in West Bengal civic polls, the Trinamool Congress won power in 102 civic bodies out of 108 with having no opposition in 31 municipalities.

03 Mar 2022

Kolkata Diary

“Classes will resume in the offline mode after the completion of mid-semester exams. Students will be asked to report to campus within March 21,” said an official.

02 Mar 2022

Bhowanipore bypoll: BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal gets notice for poll code violation

The poll panel’s move came after the Trinamool Congress alleged that Priyanka violated the MCC and Covid-related restrictions by gathering a mob of not less than 500 without any permission. 

16 Sep 2021

West Bengal Assembly election results: Minority insecurity results in Congress-Left Front wipeout

For the first time since Independence, there will be no Left Front or Congress representative in the West Bengal Assembly.

04 May 2021

West Bengal polls: BJP learns its lessons, fields fewer turncoats after protests

While the previous list included more than 70 TMC turncoats out of 123, Thursday’s list had only 13, including 10 MLAs.

19 Mar 2021

Kolkata diary

Swami Vagishananda, the senior most vice-president of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, passed away at Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratisthan on Friday last week.

16 Mar 2021