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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

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
Several hours on, major fire fighting operations continue in Kolkata's Bagri market

Several hours on, major fire fighting operations continue in Kolkata's Bagri market

The fire broke out at 2:45 am. 

Sep 16, 2018, 06:31 AM IST
TMC leader's son arrested in connection with murder of BJP worker Trilochan Mahato

TMC leader's son arrested in connection with murder of BJP worker Trilochan Mahato

West Bengal CID arrested TMC leader Shristhidhar Mahato's son Sandip Mahato on Saturday in connection with the murder of BJP worker Trilochan Mahato. 

Sep 15, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
VHP distributes pamphlets against 'Love Jihad' in West Bengal

VHP distributes pamphlets against 'Love Jihad' in West Bengal

The VHP's advisory warns women to 'not be lured by Muslim youth' and advises married women to wear mangalsutra, sindoor, bangles and shakha (white bangles of conch-shell).

Sep 14, 2018, 23:34 PM 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
Congress miffed with Mamata Banerjee’s TMC for not supporting Bharat Bandh

Congress miffed with Mamata Banerjee’s TMC for not supporting Bharat Bandh

The Trinamool Congress has refused to extend its support to Bharat Bandh, called by the Congress party on Monday, September 10, over continuous rise in petrol and diesel prices.

Sep 09, 2018, 10:37 AM 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
With eye on 2019 elections, Mamata Banerjee opens Hindi wing in TMC

With eye on 2019 elections, Mamata Banerjee opens Hindi wing in TMC

Mamata Banerjee's spoken Hindi may be far from fluent but she does speak it with an admirable level of confidence.

Sep 08, 2018, 07:39 AM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: Railways had warned about weak beams, exposed reinforcements, cracks on pier

Majerhat bridge collapse: Railways had warned about weak beams, exposed reinforcements, cracks on pier

KMDA is the statutory planning and development authority for Kolkata metropolitan area and state Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim is the chairman of its board.

Sep 08, 2018, 06:07 AM 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
Boat capsizes in West Bengal's Murshidabad, 7 persons missing

Boat capsizes in West Bengal's Murshidabad, 7 persons missing

Possibly five to seven persons are missing, said District Magistrate P Ulaganathan.

Sep 06, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee constitutes bridge inspection, monitoring cells

Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee constitutes bridge inspection, monitoring cells

The death toll in Majerhat bridge collapse in south Kolkata has now risen to 3.

Sep 06, 2018, 21:12 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the person who died after a portion of Majerhat bridge in the West Bengal capital collapsed on

Sep 05, 2018, 20:12 PM IST