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Congress removes West Bengal party president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for anti-Mamata stand

Congress removes West Bengal party president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for anti-Mamata stand

Political analysts feel that Chowdhury has been removed for his anti-Mamata stand.

Sep 21, 2018, 21:48 PM IST
Massive clashes between students & police in West Bengal leaves two dead, BJP observes bandh

Massive clashes between students & police in West Bengal leaves two dead, BJP observes bandh

The students were agitating over the demand for recruitment of teachers for subjects like English, Bengali, History and Science after two teachers were appointed to teach Urdu.

Sep 21, 2018, 16:24 PM IST
No politics, only patriotism: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on UGC circular on Surgical Strike Day

No politics, only patriotism: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on UGC circular on Surgical Strike Day

Javadekar said that many institutes had approached the HRD ministry with a demand to commemorate the second anniversary of the surgical strike. 

Sep 21, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
Amid row over UGC order on Surgical Strike Day, Centre says celebrations not mandatory

Amid row over UGC order on Surgical Strike Day, Centre says celebrations not mandatory

Opposition parties have been attacking the Central government over the decision to celebrate September 29 as Surgical Strike Day. 

Sep 21, 2018, 13:35 PM IST
UGC directs varsities to celebrate Surgical Strike Day on September 29; West Bengal refuses

UGC directs varsities to celebrate Surgical Strike Day on September 29; West Bengal refuses

On September 29 in 2016, the Indian Army carried out "surgical strikes" on seven terrorist launchpads across the LoC as a response to an attack on its base in Uri earlier that month. 

Sep 21, 2018, 11:55 AM IST
West Bengal: 1 killed, 14 injured after clashes between students, police in North Dinajpur school

West Bengal: 1 killed, 14 injured after clashes between students, police in North Dinajpur school

The students the Darivit High School in Islampur were agitating against the newly recruited teacher for Urdu subject, demanding teachers’ recruitment for other subjects. 

Sep 20, 2018, 21:31 PM IST
Complaint lodged against Babul Supriyo for threatening to break man's leg at event for differently abled

Complaint lodged against Babul Supriyo for threatening to break man's leg at event for differently abled

The complaint has been lodged in Asansol (South) police station.

 

Sep 20, 2018, 00:16 AM IST
Babul Supriyo shown black flags in Asansol

Babul Supriyo shown black flags in Asansol

Supriyo was on his way to Kumarpur level crossing in Asansol area to participate in the foundation stone-laying ceremony for the railway overbridge when he was shown black flags.

Sep 19, 2018, 23:47 PM IST
BJP’s Babul Supriyo threatens to break man’s leg at event for differently-abled people

BJP’s Babul Supriyo threatens to break man’s leg at event for differently-abled people

Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Babul Supriyo triggered a row on Tuesday as he threatened to break the leg of a man. The singer-turned-politician was addressing an event of differently-abled persons in Asansol in West Bengal when he threatened the man disrupting his speech.

Sep 19, 2018, 07:31 AM IST
Bengal BJP worker shares morphed picture of Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik, arrested

Bengal BJP worker shares morphed picture of Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik, arrested

Identified as Babuya Ghosh, the man shared the picture on his Facebook wall. Also, he made derogatory remarks about Mamata Banerjee.

Sep 18, 2018, 21:39 PM IST
West Bengal Fire Department files FIR against CEO, owner of Kolkata's Bagri market

West Bengal Fire Department files FIR against CEO, owner of Kolkata's Bagri market

A major fire broke out in the wee hours on Sunday at Kolkata's Bagri Market in Canning Street.

Sep 18, 2018, 19:49 PM IST
Watch: West Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against attack on party state chief Dilip Ghosh, detained

Watch: West Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against attack on party state chief Dilip Ghosh, detained

The BJP leader was quoted by media reports as saying that he was going for a public meet when attacked.

Sep 17, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh attacked, car vandalised

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh attacked, car vandalised

Dilip Ghosh accused Trinamool Congress leader Dwivendu Adhikari, a member of Parliament from Kanthi, of organising the attack.

Sep 17, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
'Arrogant' BJP failed on all counts, will not cross 200-mark in 2019 polls: Mamata Banerjee

'Arrogant' BJP failed on all counts, will not cross 200-mark in 2019 polls: Mamata Banerjee

TMC chief has expressed confidence that the BJP will be ousted from power in 2019 polls.

Sep 14, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
Honour killing: Father, brother strangulate woman in West Bengal, arrested

Honour killing: Father, brother strangulate woman in West Bengal, arrested

The girl's family were residents of a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur when the 19-year-old girl Jahana Khatoon fell in love with the boy and the duo tried to ran away twice but were brought back home both the times.  

Sep 13, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 28 crore grant for 28,000 Durga Puja committees across West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 28 crore grant for 28,000 Durga Puja committees across West Bengal

The endeavour will cost the exchequer Rs 28 crore, the Chief Minister said.

Sep 10, 2018, 23:25 PM IST
Asian Games Heptathlete Swapna Barman may undergo back surgery

Asian Games Heptathlete Swapna Barman may undergo back surgery

Swapna Barman, who won India's first-ever heptathlete gold medal at Asian Games, may need to undergo a back surgery. 

Sep 08, 2018, 21:22 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: Goods vehicles with 20 or more wheels to be banned in Kolkata Port area

Majerhat bridge collapse: Goods vehicles with 20 or more wheels to be banned in Kolkata Port area

A section of a 50-year-old Majerhat bridge on the arterial Diamond Harbour Road in south Kolkata collapsed Tuesday evening.

Sep 08, 2018, 10:59 AM IST
In fresh attack on Narendra Modi Govt, Mamata Banerjee alleges discrimination against Biharis, Bengalis in Assam NRC

In fresh attack on Narendra Modi Govt, Mamata Banerjee alleges discrimination against Biharis, Bengalis in Assam NRC

TMC leader alleged that nearly two lakh Biharis were left out of the final draft of the NRC in Assam.

Sep 07, 2018, 22:41 PM IST
West Bengal: Canal bridge collapse in Darjeeling; at least 1 injured

West Bengal: Canal bridge collapse in Darjeeling; at least 1 injured

The incident comes within a week after the bridge collapse at Majerhat in Kolkata where at least three people lost their lives and 25 were injured

Sep 07, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

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