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Bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan, Bengal on January 29

Bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan, Bengal on January 29

Notifications will be issued on January 3 for the bypolls to the Alwar and Ajmer seats in Rajasthan and the Uluberia seat in West Bengal.

Dec 28, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 3: Delhi thrash Bengal to reach finals

Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 3: Delhi thrash Bengal to reach finals

After conceding a crucial 112-run lead in the first innings, Bengal were off to a forgettable start losing their top five wickets for mere 44 runs on the board. Vice-captain Sudip Chatterjee (21), skipper Manoj Tiwary (14) and stumper Shreevats Goswami (17) managed to get the starts but failed to convert when the team needed the most even as Bengal lost their remaining five wickets within a span of 42 runs.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 2: Gautam Gambhir seizes control for Delhi vs Bengal

Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 2: Gautam Gambhir seizes control for Delhi vs Bengal

With Bengal scoring a below par 286 in their first essay, they are sure to concede the first innings lead. The only positive aspect for Bengal was the final session where Delhi scored just 51 runs losing three wickets, including that of Gambhir (127 off 216 balls) off the bowling of Mohammed Shami. Gambhir was an epitome of calmness during his 42nd first-class hundred in the company of Chandela (113 off 192 balls), who is playing only his third first-class match.

Dec 18, 2017, 19:45 PM IST
Ranji Trophy: Ankle injury rules out Ishant Sharma for Delhi's semifinal against Bengal

Ranji Trophy: Ankle injury rules out Ishant Sharma for Delhi's semifinal against Bengal

The Delhi captain reportedly sustained an ankle niggle during the final Test against Sri Lanka in the capital earlier this month and doesn't want to risk himself before the Test tour of South Africa.

Dec 15, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
Mohammed Shami, Ashok Dinda bowl with nine slip fielders in Ranji Trophy - see pic

Mohammed Shami, Ashok Dinda bowl with nine slip fielders in Ranji Trophy - see pic

In a rarest of rare sights in modern-day cricket, two Indian fast bowlers - Mohammed Shami and Ashok Dinda - operated with nine slip fielders in place in the Ranji Trophy match between Bengal and Chhattisgarh in Raipur. 

Oct 18, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
Forming govt in Bengal is BJP's ultimate goal: Shah

Forming govt in Bengal is BJP's ultimate goal: Shah

Shah said the BJP has seen a lot of growth in recent years, but has not reached its saturation point yet. 

Sep 11, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Bengal flood toll rises to 46 with 7 more deaths

According to an official at the agriculture department, out of 10,82,285 hectares of paddy seedbeds, 1,79,321 hectares were damaged.

 

Aug 01, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Bengal flood situation improves further, toll mounts to 34

Bengal flood situation improves further, toll mounts to 34

The toll, however, rose to 34 since July 21 following the death of three more persons in the state, officials said.

Jul 30, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

ABSU blames Bengal and central govts for Darjeeling crisis

"The outburst of tension in Darjeeling area is nothing but an unwarranted outcome of the autocratic rule of the Bengal government as well as the Centre's utter negligence to the problem," ABSU president Pramod Boro told reporters here.

Jun 17, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

16,000 policemen donate blood to overcome shortage in Bengal

The Chief Minister had earlier urged police personnel and her party Trinamool Congress workers to organise voluntary blood donation camps in the city and across districts to meet the shortage of blood in hospitals.

May 27, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha

Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha

Another person  on Saturday died of sunstroke in Odisha, taking the death toll this summer to five, while eight persons were killed and 14 injured when a nor'wester hit a number of south Bengal districts.

May 13, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Religion, communal polarisation main issues in Bengal by-poll

Once a cradle of anti-land acquisition movement, East Midnapore district is all set to witness religion and communal polarisation as the main issues in the coming bypolls.

Apr 07, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Bengal not spending Centre's money on health: BJP

Bengal not spending Centre's money on health: BJP

BJP today alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government was not spending the money the Centre provided to it for improving the health infrastructure of the state.

Mar 25, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
71st Santosh Trophy: Bengal set up final date with Goa

71st Santosh Trophy: Bengal set up final date with Goa

Bengal have won the tournament 31 times, while five times champions Goa thus entered the finals for the 13th times.

Mar 23, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Santosh Trophy: Goa face Kerala while Bengal take on Mizoram in semis

Santosh Trophy: Goa face Kerala while Bengal take on Mizoram in semis

A win for Kerala would put them in the final for the first time since the 2012-13 season when they lost to Services on home soil.

Mar 22, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
MS Dhoni's stolen phones from Delhi hotel recovered, confirms Police

MS Dhoni's stolen phones from Delhi hotel recovered, confirms Police

After Jharkhand's semi-final defeat to Bengal in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, a sombre looking Mahendra Singh Dhoni left the Feroz Shah Kotla separately.

Mar 19, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dhoni wins hearts but Bengal win Hazare semi-final

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dhoni wins hearts but Bengal win Hazare semi-final

The four sixes were vintage Dhoni and the 2000-odd spectators who had come to watch him in action were not disappointed. They were ecstatic when Ashoke Dinda dropped a sitter at long-off that trickled down to the boundary.

Mar 18, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
MS Dhoni shares valuable lessons with young wicketkeeper Shreevats Goswami

MS Dhoni shares valuable lessons with young wicketkeeper Shreevats Goswami

Being a keeper himself, it's rare opportunity to get a chance to speak to someone of Dhoni's stature and Shreevats did not want to miss a chance to pick his brains

Mar 17, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Vijay Hazare Trophy Semi-Final: Sourav Ganguly devises strategy for Bengal against MS Dhoni's Ranchi

Vijay Hazare Trophy Semi-Final: Sourav Ganguly devises strategy for Bengal against MS Dhoni's Ranchi

Sourav has already discussed a few plans on how to tackle the Dhoni threat with Manoj and Sairaj. No doubt Dhoni is a formidable player but it's not impossible to get him out. - Bengal Official

Mar 16, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Santosh Trophy: Chandigarh beat Meghalaya, Bengal defeat Services in respective group encounters

Santosh Trophy: Chandigarh beat Meghalaya, Bengal defeat Services in respective group encounters

Punjab, who relied more on the long balls to break the rival defence, had the best chance to take the lead in the 19th minute when Arshdeep Singh sent a cross into the box for Akash Sangwan whose left footer was put out by rival keeper.

Mar 14, 2017, 20:02 PM IST