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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
Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

The e-tender, issued by PWD Alipore Division, lists out the repair work that needs to be undertaken.

Sep 05, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Political blame game starts after bridge collapse in Kolkata's Majerhat area; search operations continue

Political blame game starts after bridge collapse in Kolkata's Majerhat area; search operations continue

The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon killing at least one person and injuring over 25 others after a part of a 40-year-old bridge collapsed in Majerhat area of Kolkata in West Bengal.

Sep 05, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse 'deeply unfortunate'; my thoughts are with families of victims: PM Narendra Modi

Majerhat bridge collapse 'deeply unfortunate'; my thoughts are with families of victims: PM Narendra Modi

A bridge collapsed in Majerhat area of south Kolkata in West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon.

Sep 04, 2018, 19:26 PM IST
West Bengal: 3-year-old receives bullet injuries on head during clashes in Malda

West Bengal: 3-year-old receives bullet injuries on head during clashes in Malda

Identified as Mrinal Mondal, the boy is the son of Putul Mondal, who won the rural body election in Manikchak village on a BJP ticket.

Aug 31, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman's mother awaits daugher's golden homecoming

Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman's mother awaits daugher's golden homecoming

Indian heptathlete Swapna Barman's mother will finally get to see her daughter after her historic gold medal-winning feat at the Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday. 

Aug 29, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee congratulates Swapna Barman for winning Asiad gold

Mamata Banerjee congratulates Swapna Barman for winning Asiad gold

Swapna today created history by becoming the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold, a feat she achieved despite competing with a toothache.

Aug 29, 2018, 21:40 PM IST
Jalpaiguri circuit bench of Calcutta High Court likely to be inaugurated in September

Jalpaiguri circuit bench of Calcutta High Court likely to be inaugurated in September

The circuit bench will be temporarily housed at the Jalpaiguri zilla parishad dak bungalow, said reports.

Aug 29, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
West Bengal: Clashes in North 24 Parganas kills 3 over panchayat board formation

West Bengal: Clashes in North 24 Parganas kills 3 over panchayat board formation

Out of the three killed two of them belonged to TMC and the third person to the CPM. 

Aug 29, 2018, 10:26 AM IST
Tripura CM Biplab Deb's fresh salvo: Ducks raise Oxygen level, good for kids' health

Tripura CM Biplab Deb's fresh salvo: Ducks raise Oxygen level, good for kids' health

The Chief Minister said he wants to distribute ducks among villagers in his state because they recycle water their swimming increases Oxygen levels in water bodies.

Aug 28, 2018, 23:08 PM IST

Howrah: Car hits oil tanker on national highway, five killed

Five people were killed and one other injured when a car carrying them hit an oil tanker this morning on National Highway-6 near Deulti in Howrah, a police officer said.

Aug 28, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

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