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35 injured in bus mishap in West bengal

35 injured in bus mishap in West bengal

The passengers were treated and discharged later.

Jan 20, 2019, 07:14 AM IST
Darjeeling zoo to become first zoological park in India to welcome Mishmi Takin

Darjeeling zoo to become first zoological park in India to welcome Mishmi Takin

Mishmi takins are native to northeastern part of India, Myanmar and China. However, their exact number in India is not known.

Jan 19, 2019, 16:59 PM IST
Narendra Modi government past its expiry date, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at Kolkata rally

Narendra Modi government past its expiry date, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at Kolkata rally

CM Banerjee accused BJP of not following the courtesy in politics and further added that those who are not with the BJP are called thieves. 

Jan 19, 2019, 16:46 PM IST
BJP MP Rudy slams Shatrughan Sinha for attending United India Rally in Kolkata

BJP MP Rudy slams Shatrughan Sinha for attending United India Rally in Kolkata

Taking a dig at Sinha, Rudy labeled the Patna Sahib MP as an opporutnist who is unwilling to quit BJP because he wants to enjoy his perks of being a BJP MP.

Jan 19, 2019, 14:05 PM IST
Mamata-led TMC rally in Kolkata: Here's what to expect

Mamata-led TMC rally in Kolkata: Here's what to expect

The day-long rally, which begins at noon, will be conducted on five stages or elevated platform.

Jan 19, 2019, 10:43 AM IST
TMC's mega Opposition rally, with 20 national leaders, raising united pitch begins today

TMC's mega Opposition rally, with 20 national leaders, raising united pitch begins today

A thick security blanket has been thrown on the sprawling Brigade Parade Ground -- the venue for the mega rally -- to prevent any untoward incident.

Jan 19, 2019, 06:26 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address three rallies in West Bengal: State BJP chief

PM Narendra Modi to address three rallies in West Bengal: State BJP chief

PM Modi is also set to hold a Brigade rally on February 8.

Jan 18, 2019, 22:10 PM IST
Stage set, top leaders arrive in Kolkata for West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's grand Opposition rally

Stage set, top leaders arrive in Kolkata for West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's grand Opposition rally

With Bharatiya Janata Party's recent defeats in the Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Banerjee has raised the pitch to be united against the saffron party in the

Jan 18, 2019, 21:50 PM IST
BJP submits details about 'Save Democracy Rally' to WB govt

BJP submits details about 'Save Democracy Rally' to WB govt

The Bharatiya Janata Party requested the state government to consider the programme with "utmost expedition" under the guidelines of the Supreme Court.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:42 PM IST
BJP will not get more than 125 seats: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

BJP will not get more than 125 seats: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

“The end of BJP has already begun. Congress, I do not know, but BJP will not get more than 125 seats,” Banerjee said.

Jan 17, 2019, 20:28 PM IST
In absence of Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath likely to lead BJP pad yatra in West Bengal

In absence of Amit Shah, UP CM Yogi Adityanath likely to lead BJP pad yatra in West Bengal

Shah was diagnosed with swine flu and is currently admitted in AIIMS Delhi.

Jan 17, 2019, 14:42 PM IST
West Bengal BJP to seek permission for 10 to 12-day long Rath Yatras: Party leader

West Bengal BJP to seek permission for 10 to 12-day long Rath Yatras: Party leader

A fresh itinerary of the 'Rath Yatras', in accordance with the directives of the Supreme Court, will be submitted to the government.

Jan 16, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
Jadavpur University Professor Kanak Sarkar divested of duties after controversial remark

Jadavpur University Professor Kanak Sarkar divested of duties after controversial remark

In a Facebook post on Sunday, Sarkar, a professor of International Relations department, had likened a virgin woman to a "sealed bottle" or "packet" triggering an outrage.

Jan 16, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
After being denied permission for rath yatras, BJP plans padyatra across West Bengal

After being denied permission for rath yatras, BJP plans padyatra across West Bengal

The strategy for the padyatras is currently being planned and may begin from the first week of January.

Jan 16, 2019, 13:01 PM IST
Supreme Court verdict on 'rath yatras' in West Bengal not a setback: BJP

Supreme Court verdict on 'rath yatras' in West Bengal not a setback: BJP

BJP's state unit chief Dilip Ghosh said that nothing can halt the rise of saffron party in the state.

Jan 15, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
On Makar Sankranti, over three million take holy dip in Bengal's Gangasagar Mela

On Makar Sankranti, over three million take holy dip in Bengal's Gangasagar Mela

The Gangasagar Mela is rated as the second largest assembly of people after the quadrennial Kumbh Mela. 

Jan 15, 2019, 10:29 AM IST
Kolkata Police arrest 8 with improvised firearms and fake currency

Kolkata Police arrest 8 with improvised firearms and fake currency

Acting on a tip-off, the anti-FICN team from STF intercepted eight persons at Kolkata's Narkeldanga area. 

Jan 13, 2019, 16:33 PM IST
After vandalism, Kolkata theatres cancel screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

After vandalism, Kolkata theatres cancel screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

The film, released on Friday, is based on a book with the same title written by Sanjaya Baru, former Prime Minister Singh`s media advisor.

Jan 12, 2019, 22:27 PM IST
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti 2019: Inspirational quotes by the revered spiritual leader

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti 2019: Inspirational quotes by the revered spiritual leader

Swami Vivekananda took formal vows of sannyasa in 1887 and decided to renounce the worldly pleasures forever.

Jan 12, 2019, 08:27 AM IST
Kolkata: Congress supporters storm into malls amidst TAPM screening, tear apart the screen

Kolkata: Congress supporters storm into malls amidst TAPM screening, tear apart the screen

It is learnt Congress supporters in huge numbers rushed into the screening hall, tore apart the screen and asked everyone to leave. 

Jan 12, 2019, 07:52 AM IST