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Pulwama attack: Mamata Banerjee joins candlelight march, says country stands united by its jawans

Pulwama attack: Mamata Banerjee joins candlelight march, says country stands united by its jawans

At the Gandhi statue, Banerjee and party cadres raised slogans of 'Jai Hindi' and 'Vande Mataram'.  

Feb 16, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
For Mamata Banerjee, Congress a foe in state but friend at national level to 'fight' BJP

For Mamata Banerjee, Congress a foe in state but friend at national level to 'fight' BJP

Stressing that she is not scared of any political party, Mamata expressed confidence that her party will win 42 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal.

Feb 13, 2019, 21:19 PM IST
TMC MLA murder case: Mukul Roy granted anticipatory bail by Calcutta High Court

TMC MLA murder case: Mukul Roy granted anticipatory bail by Calcutta High Court

In a major relief for senior West Bengal BJP leader Mukul Roy, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to him in connection with the murder case of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas.

Feb 13, 2019, 18:10 PM IST
CBI ends questioning of Kolkata Police chief on 5th day, will return from Shillong today

CBI ends questioning of Kolkata Police chief on 5th day, will return from Shillong today

The Police chief will be heading back to Kolkata from Shilling where the questioning in connection with Saradha chit fund scam was being held.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
Many chit fund conspirators still to face CBI probe: Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh

Many chit fund conspirators still to face CBI probe: Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh

The former TMC MP was arrested in November 2013 for his alleged involvement in the two chit fund scams.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
SC rejects BJP's plea challenging Bengal government's order on loudspeakers, says exams are important

SC rejects BJP's plea challenging Bengal government's order on loudspeakers, says exams are important

West Bengal BJP had challenged the order in SC.

Feb 11, 2019, 14:00 PM IST
BJP seeks police permission for sit-in at Mamata's dharna spot

BJP seeks police permission for sit-in at Mamata's dharna spot

The 'Save Democracy' dharna will raise demand for restoring democracy in the state: Sayantan Basu

Feb 11, 2019, 11:08 AM IST
Kolkata top cop, ex-TMC MP made to sit face to face during CBI grilling in chit fund scams

Kolkata top cop, ex-TMC MP made to sit face to face during CBI grilling in chit fund scams

Former TMC MP Kunal Ghosh too was grilled for more than 11 hours by the agency on the first day of questioning. 

Feb 10, 2019, 23:38 PM IST
Matua votes or faction fight? What led to the murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas

Matua votes or faction fight? What led to the murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas

The TMC wasted no time in blaming the BJP for the murder of its MLA Satyajit Biswas. 

Feb 10, 2019, 20:34 PM IST
Bengali language not getting respect & recognition in West Bengal: Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Bengali language not getting respect & recognition in West Bengal: Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Mukhopadhyay said Bengali is the sixth largest spoken language in the world and one of the largest spoken language in India.

Feb 10, 2019, 17:56 PM IST
Invigilators barred from carrying cellphones in Madhyamik exam

Invigilators barred from carrying cellphones in Madhyamik exam

The Madhyamik examinations will conclude on February 22.

Feb 10, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
BJP leader Mukul Roy slams West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after being booked for TMC MLA murder

BJP leader Mukul Roy slams West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after being booked for TMC MLA murder

Mukul Roy, a former TMC MP, demanded that the probe, in this case, should be done by an independent agency.

Feb 10, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
CBI grills Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar for second day, turns down top cop's request for video recording

CBI grills Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar for second day, turns down top cop's request for video recording

The questioning is being held at the CBI office in Shillong after the Supreme Court had ordered that a 'neutral' place be selected for the interrogation.

Feb 10, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
Two arrested, cop suspended in TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas murder case

Two arrested, cop suspended in TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas murder case

Satyajit Biswas, TMC MLA from Krishnaganj, was shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia on Saturday evening.

Feb 10, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
CBI to quiz Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar for second day on Sunday, top cop stresses on video recording

CBI to quiz Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar for second day on Sunday, top cop stresses on video recording

The Kolkata Police chief was grilled for nearly eight hours on Saturday by a special team of 10 officers constituted by the CBI. 

Feb 10, 2019, 06:57 AM IST
Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar insists on video recording of questioning by CBI: Report

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar insists on video recording of questioning by CBI: Report

Rajiv Kumar and ex-TMC MP Kunal Ghosh will appear for questioning at the CBI office in Shillong on Sunday.

Feb 09, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
Kolkata police chief Rajiv Kumar to be grilled again on Sunday, ex-TMC MP Kunal Ghosh summoned

Kolkata police chief Rajiv Kumar to be grilled again on Sunday, ex-TMC MP Kunal Ghosh summoned

Rajiv Kumar and ex-TMC MP Kunal Ghosh will appear for questioning at the CBI office in Shillong on Sunday.

Feb 09, 2019, 23:26 PM IST
Burdwan blast: Kolkata STF arrests JMB operative in Kolkata

Burdwan blast: Kolkata STF arrests JMB operative in Kolkata

 Manirul Islam, 42, was arrested from Kolkata’s APC Road. 

Feb 09, 2019, 23:03 PM IST
Satyajit Biswas, Trinamool Congress MLA from Krishnaganj, shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia district

Satyajit Biswas, Trinamool Congress MLA from Krishnaganj, shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia district

Satyajit Biswas was Trinamool Congress MLA from Krishnaganj.

Feb 09, 2019, 21:49 PM IST
Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's questioning ends; CBI to give vital inputs to SC

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's questioning ends; CBI to give vital inputs to SC

Five more senior CBI sleuths joined from Delhi to grill Rajeev Kumar.

Feb 09, 2019, 20:10 PM IST