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Kin of victims of Bengal political violence invited to Modi’s swearing-in

Besides leaders from BIMSTEC countries and a host of celebrities and politicians, 54 special guests would be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers on Thursday. The Prime Minister has specially invited family members of BJP workers who were killed in incidents of political violence in West Bengal

EC transfer orders in Bengal can again spark row

EC transfer orders:The Election Commission’s decision to shunt out senior officers ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, can spark a clash with the Trinamool Congress going by the way Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee went all guns blazing against the panel after it cracked similar whips during the previous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the

10 time legislator – Gyan Singh Sohanpal ‘chacha’ passes away

Gyan Singh Sohanpal chacha passes away. Former West Bengal Minister, freedom fighter and ten-time legislator Gyan Singh Sohanpal, one of the most respected politicians in the state, died at the state-run SSKM hospital on Tuesday following old-age problems. Gyan Singh Sohanpal chacha passes away was 92. Fondly called ‘Chacha’ (uncle) by all, Sohanpal began his long

West Bengals Baduria riots situation control section 144 imposed

West Bengals : Baduria riots but situation under control

West Bengals Baduria riots situation control section 144 imposed. Calcutta: In West Bengal’s 24 Parganas district Baduria, there have been scuffle on the objectionable Facebook post about religion. Police has overtaken the incident’s notice. Police have deployed police force in the area at a high level of Section 144. Police have appealed the people to


College Students Suspended for Writing Songs and Shayari in the Answer Sheets.

Sometimes  in front  of  the  exam cell friends  are asked to each other if I don’t get the answer of any question  I will write any songs. Here comes a case in reality  of  writing love songs, Shayari and abusive words in the answer sheets of semester exams .West Bengal’s University have suspended   10 student

Congress not likely to field candidates in Bengal by-polls

Kolkata: Hinting at an unofficial alliance between his party and the CPI(M) in the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly by-polls in West Bengal, state Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury today said his party was yet to decide whether to contest the polls but would ensure that the division of the anti-TMC and anti-BJP votes did not

Durga Puja keeps West Bengal CM Mamata busy

Kolkata: From flagging-off celebrations at marquees to penning theme songs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has immersed herself in the Durga Puja celebrations much before the festival began on Friday. The Trinamool Congress supremo started off inaugurations of celebrations organised by her key ministers Subrata Mukherjee, Partha Chatterjee, Arup Biswas among others, at least a

President on Bengal visit from Friday

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal for five days from Friday during which he will open the Berhampore military station and pray to Durga in his village in Birbhum district. According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement, the Berhampore military station will be inaugurated in Murshidabad district on Saturday. On the same day,

LPG facility to cover 85% Bengal households by 2019: Minister

Kolkata: Over Rs 3,000 crore would be spent to extend the LPG supply to 85 per cent of West Bengal’s 2.15 crore households by adding at least 60 lakh new connections by 2019, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said here on Sunday. “We aim to extend the LPG cover to 85 per cent

Two of missing Bengal fishermen feared dead

Kolkata: At least two of the 60 odd fishermen who went missing in the Bay of Bengal after their trawlers were caught in a storm are feared dead, a West Bengal minister said on Thursday. Minister of Fisheries Chandranath Sinha said: “While all the trawlers that had gone missing have been rescued and most of the

Suspected IS man sent to Bengal police custody

Kolkata: A West Bengal court on Wednesday remanded Mohammad Masiuddin, arrested on suspicion of having links with the Islamic State (IS), in 14-day police custody. Masiuddin alias Musa, 25, was detained at Burdwan railway station on Monday and subsequently arrested on Tuesday by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) after his interrogation allegedly revealed links with

Trinamool leader caught on camera threatening polling officer in Bengal

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress candidate Rabindra Nath Ghosh was on Thursday allegedly caught on camera while threatening a polling officer inside a booth during the sixth and final phase of the West Bengal assembly elections. Taking cognizance of the media report, the Election Commission has sought a report from the district administration. In a video broadcast