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Left wins Jadavpur University students union election, SFI scores big in Arts dept, ABVP progresses in Engineering

Left wins Jadavpur University students union election, SFI scores big in Arts dept, ABVP progresses in Engineering

The final results for the Jadavpur University (JU) students union election in Kolkata, West Bengal, showed that the Left has been elected to victory once again in all four posts. The Students

Feb 20, 2020, 23:51 PM IST
Breaking news: BJP responsible for ex-TMC MP Tapas Paul's death, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Breaking news: BJP responsible for ex-TMC MP Tapas Paul's death, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday (February 19) blamed BJP-led government at the Centre for the death of veteran Bengali actor and former TMC MP Tapas Paul.

Feb 19, 2020, 13:00 PM IST
Jadavpur University elections held today after 3 years, results on Feb 20

Jadavpur University elections held today after 3 years, results on Feb 20

The Jadavpur University students' election will be closely fought between SFI and ABVP.

Feb 19, 2020, 11:02 AM IST
Veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul dies at 61

Veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul dies at 61

Paul was arrested by the CBI in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam in December 2016 and was given bail after 13 months.

Feb 18, 2020, 08:40 AM IST
Political strategist Prashant Kishor likely to get Z-category security in West Bengal

Political strategist Prashant Kishor likely to get Z-category security in West Bengal

On June 7, 2019, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) had signed on Kishor to chart out their poll strategy.

Feb 17, 2020, 19:11 PM IST
Two killed, several injured after portion of under-construction bridge collapses in West Bengal's Malda

Two killed, several injured after portion of under-construction bridge collapses in West Bengal's Malda

An under-construction bridge in West Bengal's Malda collapsed today (February 16) leaving at least two dead and five others injured. 

Feb 16, 2020, 23:02 PM IST
Tupolev aircraft arrives in Kolkata, will be installed at India’s second naval museum

Tupolev aircraft arrives in Kolkata, will be installed at India’s second naval museum

The Tupolev aircraft arrived in Kolkata on Friday (February 14) where India’s second Naval Museum is being built. The dismantled TU – 142 aircraft has arrived in Kolkata and the work to reassemble it

Feb 15, 2020, 22:50 PM IST
TMC MLA apologises to CPI(M) legislator over objectionable comment in Assembly

TMC MLA apologises to CPI(M) legislator over objectionable comment in Assembly

Participating in the motion of thanks to the governor's address to the Assembly, Begum had reacted to Jamuria MLA Jahanara Khan's comments on the rise in crimes against women and uttered words which

Feb 15, 2020, 16:13 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee not invited for Kolkata metro corridor inauguration, Trinamool Congress boycotts event

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee not invited for Kolkata metro corridor inauguration, Trinamool Congress boycotts event

The name of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is missing from the invitation of the inauguration of Phase I of East-West Metro corridor between Salt Lake Sector-V to Salt Lake Stadium on

Feb 13, 2020, 17:48 PM IST
Kolkata STF seizes drugs worth Rs 3.5 cr concealed in rear and front doors of car

Kolkata STF seizes drugs worth Rs 3.5 cr concealed in rear and front doors of car

The three people – a Manipur based drug peddler, a Bihar drug peddler and the driver of the vehicle were taken into custody for interrogation.

Feb 12, 2020, 15:45 PM IST
Day after attack on judge, court orders to hold terrorist Musa's trial through video conferencing

Day after attack on judge, court orders to hold terrorist Musa's trial through video conferencing

A day after ISIS operative Abu Musa hurled a shoe at the judge during the hearing, Kolkata's City Sessions Court on Wednesday (February 5) ordered that Musa’s trial will now be held through video

Feb 05, 2020, 18:00 PM IST
Massive fire guts 7 shops in Siliguri, investigation underway

Massive fire guts 7 shops in Siliguri, investigation underway

There is no report of any casualties, said a fire officer. 

Feb 05, 2020, 12:07 PM IST
Fire breaks out at market in West Bengal's Siliguri, 5 firetenders at spot

Fire breaks out at market in West Bengal's Siliguri, 5 firetenders at spot

No casualties have been reported so far in the incident. 

Feb 05, 2020, 07:10 AM IST
CAA, NRC, NPR like black magic, says Mamata Banerjee

CAA, NRC, NPR like black magic, says Mamata Banerjee

The Chief Minister said she was not part of any group that spews hatred and blamed the BJP for inciting the firing outside Shaheen Bagh and Jamia Millia Islamia.

Feb 04, 2020, 23:45 PM IST
Politics of untouchability in Bengal: BJP MP Dilip Ghosh

Politics of untouchability in Bengal: BJP MP Dilip Ghosh

Ghosh said despite being an MP, I and other leaders of BJP are not given time by the Superintendents of Police and the District Magistrates in West Bengal.

Feb 04, 2020, 16:42 PM IST
ISIS operative Abu Musa attacks judge during hearing in Kolkata court

ISIS operative Abu Musa attacks judge during hearing in Kolkata court

According to reports, Musa got furious during the hearing and hurled his shoe towards the judge Prasenjit Biswas. However, the shoe missed its target and instead hit a lawyer at the court. 

Feb 04, 2020, 14:48 PM IST
Tied with rope, dragged, assaulted: Teacher attacked for protesting bid to acquire land forcefully in West Bengal

Tied with rope, dragged, assaulted: Teacher attacked for protesting bid to acquire land forcefully in West Bengal

According to the victim, she was attacked as she protested a Trinamool Congress leader's bid to acquire her land forcibly for construction of a road.

Feb 03, 2020, 09:24 AM IST
West Bengal Customs recovers six smuggled antiques worth Rs 11.07 crore

West Bengal Customs recovers six smuggled antiques worth Rs 11.07 crore

The West Bengal wing of Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) recovered six smuggled antique idols worth Rs.11.09 crores

Jan 31, 2020, 21:14 PM IST
Anti-CAA protestor allegedly heckled in BJP rally, FIR against West Bengal party president Dilip Ghosh

Anti-CAA protestor allegedly heckled in BJP rally, FIR against West Bengal party president Dilip Ghosh

The students from Sanskrit University was holding a poster that read--‘No NRC, No CAA’.

Jan 31, 2020, 19:00 PM IST
West Bengal govt tables anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

West Bengal govt tables anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

Three states - Kerala, Rajasthan and Punjab - have already passed resolutions against the new citizenship law.

Jan 27, 2020, 14:49 PM IST