The five-judge bench castigated the government for its failure to create an atmosphere of trust to rehabilitate people displaced by the violence.
03 Jul 2021
Chandana, the wife of a daily wage earner, found it impossible to offer the four central force jawans, who were sent for her security, daily meals or make arrangements for accommodation for them.
26 May 2021
In the all-party meeting called by the Election Commission on Friday, there were no takers for the TMC’s suggestion to club the remaining phases of the polls.
17 Apr 2021
In a preliminary report, the police said Central Industrial Security Force personnel opened fire after a group of 200-odd villagers allegedly attacked them and tried to snatch their weapons.
11 Apr 2021
While Union minister and Asansol MP Babul Supriyo will contest from Tollygunge in Kolkata, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta will enter the fray from Tarakeshwar.
15 Mar 2021
Earlier in the day, the CBI issued a notice to Banerjee's wife Rujira, asking her to join the probe in the case.
21 Feb 2021
The saffron camp’s state functionaries have decided to find a venue on the bank of the Hooghly, as the district’s factories are located along the riverside and most of them are closed.
14 Feb 2021
Abhishek Banerjee exposes letter accusing Suvendu Adhikari of extorting Rs 6 cr from chit fund agency
Brandishing the two-page letter, the Diamond Harbour MP threw a challenge to Suvendu asking him to prove his allegation false.
24 Jan 2021
Battleground Bengal: War of words between TMC, BJP on BYJM activists's death; saffron party calls Bandh on Tuesday
Talking to reporters later, Vijayvargiya demanded President’s rule in the state, claiming law and order in the state has collapsed.
08 Dec 2020
Police data studied by this newspaper showed that of the 47 political killings involving BJP and TMC workers since the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 38 happened in south Bengal.
16 Nov 2020
The BJP at present has 15 MLAs in the Bengal House, including defectors. The Lok Sabha elections in 2019 threw up a surprise, as the party managed to wrest 18 seats.
25 Jul 2020
The incident took place when Dilip Ghosh was heading towards a local market to meet local people as part of his regular 'Chai Pe Charcha', an outreach drive initiated by the Bengal’s saffron camp.
01 Jul 2020
The poor labourers deposit their ration cards as guarantee for borrowing money to bear treatment expenditure or conduct weddings.
09 Apr 2020
When Monami Biswas, a postgraduate management student at the University of Edinburgh, landed at the Mumbai airport from Scotland on March 16, she had a fever.
05 Apr 2020
The tussle began shortly after Dhankar assumed office on July 30, 2019, and swung into action under his ‘constitutional authority’.
29 Dec 2019
In Bow Barrack, 70 families comprising 300-odd Anglo Indians are living here for generations.
15 Dec 2019
Many residents of the damaged buildings have assembled at Bowbazar, waiting for a nod from the police to enter their houses and pick up some more valuables before they cave in.
05 Sep 2019
The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation accepted chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s proposal to give one-time compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the families who have been evacuated.
05 Sep 2019
The doctors began their cease-work agitation on Tuesday after two of their colleagues were assaulted by a patient’s relatives.
14 Jun 2019
Osman Gani Sheikh did not think twice when he received a call from the girl’s father, a stranger to him, that he was in dire need of A-positive blood but could not find any donor.
02 Jun 2019