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Mukul Roy is 'Made In China Chanakya', says TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

Mukul Roy is 'Made In China Chanakya', says TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday took a dig at BJP leader Mukul Roy and said that Roy's claim that 107 MLAs in West Bengal are going to join BJP soon is baseless. The TMC MP advised Roy to stop

Jul 14, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
How tattoo and wristwatch helped Kolkata Police nab rowdy biker

How tattoo and wristwatch helped Kolkata Police nab rowdy biker

The biker had dragged a traffic cop for several metres and despite CCTV footage of the incident, his identity could not be established from it because the footage was too dark.

Jul 14, 2019, 08:13 AM IST
Man dies in Kolkata metro station after getting dragged for several metres with hand stuck inside coach

Man dies in Kolkata metro station after getting dragged for several metres with hand stuck inside coach

At the Park Street station, the hand of the person got stuck between the gates of the metro after sensor failure.

Jul 13, 2019, 22:01 PM IST
West Bengal MLAs from CPM, Congress and TMC will join BJP, claims Mukul Roy

West Bengal MLAs from CPM, Congress and TMC will join BJP, claims Mukul Roy

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukul Roy on Saturday claimed that 107 MLAs of West Bengal belonging to Communist Party (Marxist) (CPM), Congress and Trinamool Congress (TMC) will be joining the

Jul 13, 2019, 19:27 PM IST
Prashant Kishor 'mantra'? Mamata Banerjee holds 10 TMC meet after Lok Sabha poll drubbing

Prashant Kishor 'mantra'? Mamata Banerjee holds 10 TMC meet after Lok Sabha poll drubbing

With the focus shifting on party's root-level functioning, is TMC's working style actually changing? Zee News takes a look:  

Jul 13, 2019, 09:25 AM IST
Prashant Kishor to woo 5 lakh youth to join politics in West Bengal, aims to create additional force for TMC

Prashant Kishor to woo 5 lakh youth to join politics in West Bengal, aims to create additional force for TMC

Under its 'Youth in Politics' initiative, Prashant Kishor's team is registering five thousand youngsters per day to join politics. However, the team is aiming to increase the daily count of

Jul 10, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
West Bengal: Woman BJP worker allegedly commits suicide in Midnapore, party accuses TMC of torturing her

West Bengal: Woman BJP worker allegedly commits suicide in Midnapore, party accuses TMC of torturing her

Death of the BJP Mahila Morcha activist, Kalpana Bhuiyan, has created a political furor in the area.   

Jul 10, 2019, 09:10 AM IST
Technician dies after being pulled in by SpiceJet plane's hydraulic flap

Technician dies after being pulled in by SpiceJet plane's hydraulic flap

In a statement, SpiceJet has said that Rohit Pandey got stuck when the main landing gear's hydraulic door closed inadvertently.

Jul 10, 2019, 08:30 AM IST
TMC promises action after Mamata Banerjee's photo surfaces on BJP membership card

TMC promises action after Mamata Banerjee's photo surfaces on BJP membership card

The BJP had launched its nationwide membership drive on Saturday, on the birth anniversary of Syama Prasad Mookerjee. 

Jul 09, 2019, 19:32 PM IST
Rains trigger landslides across Darjeeling, portion of Tindharia washed away

Rains trigger landslides across Darjeeling, portion of Tindharia washed away

Heavy rainfall lashed several parts of West Bengal’s Darjeeling, triggering several landslides across the district. A video from Bijanbari in Darjeeling surfaced, showing roads being completely

Jul 09, 2019, 12:47 PM IST
Four Indian fishing boats capsize in Bangladesh waters, 25 fishermen from Bengal still missing

Four Indian fishing boats capsize in Bangladesh waters, 25 fishermen from Bengal still missing

The Indian Coast Guard received a telephonic message from Assistant Director (Fisheries Department), Diamond Harbour regarding the capsizing of four fishing boats. 

Jul 08, 2019, 22:21 PM IST
 2 dead as very heavy rainfall in Darjeeling triggers several landslides

2 dead as very heavy rainfall in Darjeeling triggers several landslides

Very heavy rainfall in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district triggered several landslides leaving two dead on Monday.

Jul 08, 2019, 21:49 PM IST
Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh breaks down over party workers' killings

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh breaks down over party workers' killings

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Sunday got emotional while talking about the recent killings of his party workers in the Trinamool Congress-ruled state.

Jul 07, 2019, 22:10 PM IST
High alert sounded near Indo-Bangla border in Bengal's Malda

High alert sounded near Indo-Bangla border in Bengal's Malda

The information was exchanged between the Bangladesh Border Guard and the Border Security Force.

Jul 07, 2019, 20:59 PM IST
112 live bombs recovered in West Bengal, 399 people arrested in raids

112 live bombs recovered in West Bengal, 399 people arrested in raids

In a massive crackdown on violence involving arms and explosives in the city, West Bengal police on Saturday conducted simultaneous raids and recovered 112 pieces of live bombs, six country-made

Jul 07, 2019, 16:40 PM IST
BJP workers clash with police in North 24 Parganas; five policemen injured

BJP workers clash with police in North 24 Parganas; five policemen injured

As many as five policemen were injured in the scuffle and the police had to resort to a lathi-charge and fire tear gas shells to disperse the agitators.

Jul 06, 2019, 21:14 PM IST
No association of 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans with Bengali culture: Amartya Sen

No association of 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans with Bengali culture: Amartya Sen

 Speaking at a programme at the Jadavpur University (JU) in Kolkata, West Bengal, Sen on Friday said that the significance of Goddess Durga can't be compared with Ram Navami. 

Jul 06, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, MP Nusrat Jahan attend Rath Yatra celebrations in Kolkata

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, MP Nusrat Jahan attend Rath Yatra celebrations in Kolkata

Like every year, the TMC supremo inaugurated the Rath Yatra by offering prayers to Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Goddess Subhadra. 

Jul 04, 2019, 22:14 PM IST
Centre rejects Mamata Banerjee govt's demand to change name of West Bengal to 'Bangla'

Centre rejects Mamata Banerjee govt's demand to change name of West Bengal to 'Bangla'

The Mamata Banerjee government had last year sent a proposal to the Centre for changing the name of West Bengal to Bangla.

Jul 03, 2019, 16:59 PM IST
Brain dead patient's organs transported via green corridor to Kolkata hospital for donation

Brain dead patient's organs transported via green corridor to Kolkata hospital for donation

A resident of Rajpur village near the Joka area, 49-year-old Anjana Bhowmik's health started deteriorating on Tuesday and she started vomiting blood.

Jul 03, 2019, 11:33 AM IST