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'Stree rog': Trinamool minister Partha Chatterjee lands in soup over sexist remark on protesting teacher

'Stree rog': Trinamool minister Partha Chatterjee lands in soup over sexist remark on protesting teacher

Bengal Education Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee landed himself in a soup over an alleged sexist remark on protesting women teachers.

Jul 26, 2019, 14:04 PM IST
AIIMS doctors call off strike, IMA delegation meets Health Minister again

AIIMS doctors call off strike, IMA delegation meets Health Minister again

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for a strike on June 17.

Jun 15, 2019, 11:33 AM IST
EC orders filing of FIR against BJP's Ghatal candidate Bharti Ghosh for entering polling station with her security guards

EC orders filing of FIR against BJP's Ghatal candidate Bharti Ghosh for entering polling station with her security guards

Bharati Ghosh is BJP's candidate from Ghatal and a former IPS officer.

May 12, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Full list of candidates going to polls in West Bengal in second phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

Full list of candidates going to polls in West Bengal in second phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the BJP are the main contenders in the three seats.

Apr 17, 2019, 22:22 PM IST
Supreme Court fines Mamata Banerjee government Rs 20 lakh for stopping Bhobishyoter Bhoot screening

Supreme Court fines Mamata Banerjee government Rs 20 lakh for stopping Bhobishyoter Bhoot screening

The court termed the action of the Trinamool Congress government a threat to the artistic freedom and a mark of intolerance.

Apr 12, 2019, 12:39 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi slams Mamata over 'Congress can't win alone' comments at Bengal rally

Rahul Gandhi slams Mamata over 'Congress can't win alone' comments at Bengal rally

Slamming Mamata for her comments that 'Congress is responsible behind BJP's massive rise', Rahul quipped that only his party is fighting tooth and nail against BJP in the country. 

Apr 10, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Kolkata Bagree Market fire continues raging; 35 tenders, 250 firefighters on spot

Kolkata Bagree Market fire continues raging; 35 tenders, 250 firefighters on spot

The blaze has now spread to other parts of the market in the congested Canning Street.

Sep 17, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee should stop dreaming about becoming next PM: Bengal BJP

Mamata Banerjee should stop dreaming about becoming next PM: Bengal BJP

The ruling Trinamool Congress, led by Banerjee, has been using terror tactics to win elections in West Bengal, alleged state BJP.

Aug 28, 2018, 21:36 PM IST
Bengal to have special Rs 100 cr fund to avoid farmers' distress sale

Bengal to have special Rs 100 cr fund to avoid farmers' distress sale

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Wednesday said the note ban move affected the agro-economy badly.

Jan 31, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
Honorary doctorate to weaver for depicting Ramayana on sari

Honorary doctorate to weaver for depicting Ramayana on sari

Little did Biren Kumar Basak of Nadia district imagine that his intricate artwork depicting seven episodes of Ramayana on a six-yard sari could get him an honorary doctorate from a UK-based

Nov 23, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

New institute to impart courses on lifestyle, education

The institute, located in Liluah in Howrah district, will also offer education, automation engineering and computer-based courses.  

Sep 02, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
JU suspends admission to engineering PG courses

JU suspends admission to engineering PG courses

The move followed allegations of irregularities in the merit list posted on varsity website on July 21 and subsequent cancellation of the merit list.

Jul 27, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Bengal BJP condemns police for attacking party headquarters

Terming the incident as "shameful", West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party Secretary Raju Banerjee charged the police with acting as cadres of the state`s ruling Trinamool Congress.

May 25, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Manas Bhuniya, Shanta Chhetri nominated by Mamata Banerjee for Rajya Sabha seats from West Bengal

Former West Bengal Congress president Manas Bhunia and ex-GNLF leader Shanta Chhetri are among the five Trinamool Congress candidates announced for Rajya Sabha seats.

May 21, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

No specific threat to West Bengal during Durga puja: DGP

West Bengal Police on Thursday said it has issued a general alert for the Durga puja celebrations in the state and sought cooperation from the people for its smooth conduct.

Oct 06, 2016, 19:15 PM IST