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Bengal government facilitates return of 138 migrant workers from Jammu and Kashmir

Bengal government facilitates return of 138 migrant workers from Jammu and Kashmir

The West Bengal government facilitated the return of 138 migrant workers from Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

Nov 04, 2019, 22:11 PM IST
70 labourers trapped in West Bengal's Asansol coal mines rescued after 15 hours

70 labourers trapped in West Bengal's Asansol coal mines rescued after 15 hours

The workers went inside the mines at around 11 pm and were scheduled to come out at 7 am as per there shift timings. They were not able to come out because the lift stopped working due to the low

Nov 03, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
West Bengal BJP announces its candidates name for the by-polls

West Bengal BJP announces its candidates name for the by-polls

BJP informed in a statement that, the party's central election committee has finalised the names for the by-poll assembly seat in West Bengal.

Nov 03, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee targets Centre over West Bengal labourers killed by terrorists in J&K

Mamata Banerjee targets Centre over West Bengal labourers killed by terrorists in J&K

On October 29, terrorists killed five labourers and left one wounded in Kulgam area of Jammu and Kashmir. 

Oct 31, 2019, 14:31 PM IST
Veteran CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta passes away

Veteran CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta passes away

Dasgupta was suffering from heart and kidney-related ailments and passed away at his residence in Kolkata on Thursday.

Oct 31, 2019, 09:25 AM IST
West Bengal governor expresses pain over killing of labourers in Jammu and Kashmir, slams sympathizers of terrorism

West Bengal governor expresses pain over killing of labourers in Jammu and Kashmir, slams sympathizers of terrorism

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar dubbed the attacked as cowardly and underlined that "the greatest challenge humanity across the globe faces is that there is a small section of people in the

Oct 30, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
Clash breaks out between BJP, TMC workers in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

Clash breaks out between BJP, TMC workers in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

Several instances of clashes between BJP and TMC workers have been reported from West Bengal since May 2019. Lok Sabha election in the state was marred by violence as clashes reports of clashes

Oct 23, 2019, 19:08 PM IST
Kolkata Police comes up with face recognition system to track chain snatchers, pickpockets

Kolkata Police comes up with face recognition system to track chain snatchers, pickpockets

CCTVs has been installed at 50 various crossings on the roadside or crowded areas through which the control room will monitor the entire city. These special cameras which will have face recognition

Oct 23, 2019, 13:35 PM IST
No question of setting up detention centres in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

No question of setting up detention centres in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has reiterated that the National Register of Citizens would not be implemented in the state. 

Oct 23, 2019, 07:16 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 2.89 crore of EPFO officer

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 2.89 crore of EPFO officer

The central probe agency in a release said that the attachment was made under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002.  

Oct 22, 2019, 19:00 PM IST
BJP MP from Darjeeling Raju Bista allegedly attacked by TMC supporters

BJP MP from Darjeeling Raju Bista allegedly attacked by TMC supporters

There were around 80-100 TMC supporter who were allegedly drunk and started shouting slogans as soon as they came across the MP's convoy. Raju Bista claimed the TMC supporters not only stopped the

Oct 22, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
'Shocked and humiliated': Disability rights activists allege mistreatment at Kolkata airport

'Shocked and humiliated': Disability rights activists allege mistreatment at Kolkata airport

Jeeja, born with cerebral palsy, was denied entry without escorts by GoAir staff. She alleged that the staff behaved in the most insensitive manner while Kuhu alleged she was told by the CISF lady

Oct 21, 2019, 13:13 PM IST
BJP MP Locket Chatterjee's convoy stopped by Congress workers in Hoogly, clashes erupt

BJP MP Locket Chatterjee's convoy stopped by Congress workers in Hoogly, clashes erupt

The MP from Hoogly constituency Locket Chatterjee was going to attend Gandhi Sankalp Yatra when her convoy came across Congress protestors who were demanding the release of their leader Sanmoy

Oct 20, 2019, 18:31 PM IST
British national found dead at Kolkata guest house, police says no foul play

British national found dead at Kolkata guest house, police says no foul play

Helen Maria, 69, was found in an unconscious state on the first floor of the guest house in Jodhpur Park area where she was staying along with five others of her family since October 17, the police

Oct 19, 2019, 22:53 PM IST
Bodies of 3 people trapped in coal mine in Asansol recovered by NDRF

Bodies of 3 people trapped in coal mine in Asansol recovered by NDRF

The incident occurred on October 13 when four people allegedly tried to dig the mine illegally, during which three of them got trapped inside it.

Oct 18, 2019, 09:39 AM IST
Two Bangladeshi illegal immigrants arrested by Kolkata police

Two Bangladeshi illegal immigrants arrested by Kolkata police

At least two Bangladeshi nationals were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in West Bengal's Kolkata on the suspicion that they were illegal migrants on Thursday from the front of Ladies Park

Oct 17, 2019, 19:45 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee visits residence of Nobel prize winner Abhijit Banerjee, seeks their services

Mamata Banerjee visits residence of Nobel prize winner Abhijit Banerjee, seeks their services

The Chief Minister, who had congratulated US-based Banerjee on Twitter soon after the official announcement about the coveted award on Monday, went to his seventh-floor apartment on Ballygunge

Oct 16, 2019, 20:03 PM IST
DRI seizes gold worth Rs 4.20 crores in West Bengal, six arrested

DRI seizes gold worth Rs 4.20 crores in West Bengal, six arrested

DRI conducted two operations in West Bengal's Siliguri and Kolkata. On interrogation by the authority, it was discovered that the gold seized in both the operation was handed over to the passengers

Oct 16, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
Felt insulted at Durga Puja event hosted by Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

Felt insulted at Durga Puja event hosted by Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar said that he was not given a seat on the main dias where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was sitting along with other dignitaries during an event which held on

Oct 15, 2019, 16:07 PM IST
Murshidabad triple murder case: First arrest made, accused admits to killing RSS worker, family over money matters

Murshidabad triple murder case: First arrest made, accused admits to killing RSS worker, family over money matters

As per the police, the accused had invested in an insurance company co-owned by the RSS worker. He alleged that Pal failed to return his money, a sum of Rs 24,000, and also verbally abused him. Hence

Oct 15, 2019, 11:39 AM IST