Pronab Mondal

BJP mutes Bengal party leaders on  criticism of Governor

The Bengal leadership has been asked to refrain from making comments which can tarnish the image of the governor who is known as a ‘man of ideas’ of the PM. 

03 Feb 2023

Bengal: Mamata meets Amartya Sen, backs economist in Visva Bharati land dispute

Mamata called the accusations against Sen "baseless" and announced that the Nobel laureate would be accorded 'Z+ category' security in future.

30 Jan 2023

Gorkhaland demand resurfaces in Bengal

Some hill parties brought the statehood issue back to the core of the political discourse in the hills over the last couple of weeks.

30 Jan 2023

Four die as car with marriage party falls into river in Bengal

Preliminary investigation by the police revealed the mishap probably took place because of dense fog in the Dooars area in north Bengal.

29 Jan 2023

Bengal BJP expects CAA message in Nadda's rally

The BJP leaders in Kolkata said that if Nadda delivers a message on CAA, the mercury in Bengal politics will start soaring up before the panchayat elections. 

15 Jan 2023

Security lapse: Hidden under Moitree coach, youth travels 120km, caught

During the security check at Gede station, RPF personnel spotted Ali under a coach. He was produced in a court in Ranaghat and remanded to police custody for three days.

15 Jan 2023

Bengal man, son carry woman’s body on shoulders

As the heart wrenching episode drew a flak, the district health department ordered a probe.

07 Jan 2023

Vande Bharat pelted with stones in Bihar, not Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee

Bengal's first Vande Bharat started running fast on its tracks last week but politics has also gained equal pace since the day the wheels of the train started rolling.

05 Jan 2023

TMC to raise BSF’s ‘harsh actions’ ahead of panchayat polls in Bengal

The initiative is aimed at causing a dent in the BJP’s north Bengal stronghold in the next year’s panchayat election. In north Bengal, six of eight districts share a border with Bangladesh.

26 Dec 2022

17 TMC leaders resign fearing wrath over PMAY allotments

The members of the verification team complained that the TMC satraps mounted pressure on them for keeping their names in the PMAY list.

25 Dec 2022

Cash-strapped Bengal eyes unutilised Rs 2,500 crore lying with state coffers

Under the tied category, 60 per cent of the grant is to be spent on the specific projects chalked out by the panchayats like  drinking water and sanitation schemes.

23 Dec 2022

No plan to derail TMC, BJP will come to power on its own: Suvendu

Adhkari’s rally in Kanthi was said to be a counter event of TMC’s national general secretary and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee’s rally at the same place recently.

22 Dec 2022

Rural polls: BJP MPs asked to cash in on anti-TMC sentiment

The ruling TMC is currently facing discontent in rural areas as names of thousands of ineligible TMC functionaries and relatives were found in the list of the Centre’s housing scheme for the poor.

20 Dec 2022

West Bengal: TMC supporters 'block, attack BJP karyakartas' heading to attend Suvendu Adhikari's rally

BJP general secretary Agnimitra Paul claimed that TMC supporters started spreading terror on Friday night at villages from where the BJP expected an impressive turnout of supporters for the rally.

03 Dec 2022

TMC neta in ED net in cattle smuggling case

The TMC president of Birbhum district was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the cattle-smuggling case and was in judicial custody since July 11.

18 Nov 2022