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West Bengal: 2 teachers shot at in Cooch Behar's school, probe on

West Bengal: 2 teachers shot at in Cooch Behar's school, probe on

The incident took place at a private primary school in Gitaldaha.

Dec 19, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Give 3 tentative dates for 'Rath Yatra': Calcutta High Court to BJP

Give 3 tentative dates for 'Rath Yatra': Calcutta High Court to BJP

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked the state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to provide three tentative dates for the 'Rath Yatra'.  The court also asked the Advocate General of the state

Dec 18, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
Denied permission for rath yatra, BJP to hold pad yatras in all districts of West Bengal

Denied permission for rath yatra, BJP to hold pad yatras in all districts of West Bengal

Earlier this month, the Calcutta High Court had denied permission to the BJP for the rath yatra, scheduling the next date of hearing on January 9, 2019.

Dec 18, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway starts evening toy train service between Siliguri and Rongtong junctions

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway starts evening toy train service between Siliguri and Rongtong junctions

The navy blue coloured train, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway or lovingly known as 'Toy Train' is a romantic approach to mysterious region of the Himalayas.

Dec 16, 2018, 19:30 PM IST
BJP to move higher court against West Bengal government's decision on 'rath yatra

BJP to move higher court against West Bengal government's decision on 'rath yatra

BJP state president Dilip Ghosh said party leaders held a meeting with other functionaries and national general secretary Bhupender Yadav on Sunday to discuss their next course of action.

Dec 16, 2018, 19:05 PM IST
West Bengal government denies permission to BJP to hold 'Rath Yatra' in state

West Bengal government denies permission to BJP to hold 'Rath Yatra' in state

The state government in its letter has blamed that the other right-wing organisations such as the RSS, VHP and the Bajrang Dal may join the 'Yatra' and disrupt peace.

Dec 15, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
West Bengal board Class X question papers to be opened before students

West Bengal board Class X question papers to be opened before students

In a departure from the norm, the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) on Tuesday announced that question paper packets will henceforth be opened in front of Class 10 candidates, shortly

Dec 13, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
TMC, BJP to hold meeting on 'rath yatra' on Thursday

TMC, BJP to hold meeting on 'rath yatra' on Thursday

The TMC informed the BJP on the date and venue of the meeting that will be held on Thursday at Lalbazar conference room in Kolkata.

Dec 12, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Row over Rath Yatra: Mamata Banerjee is scared of BJP, says Amit Shah

Row over Rath Yatra: Mamata Banerjee is scared of BJP, says Amit Shah

In a scathing attack on the West Bengal government under Mamata, the BJP national chief said that the administration of being a roadblock.

Dec 07, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
BJP moves Calcutta HC after being denied permission for Rath Yatra in Bengal

BJP moves Calcutta HC after being denied permission for Rath Yatra in Bengal

The matter will be heard by a bench comprising Justices B Somadder and A Mukherjee after noon on Friday.

Dec 07, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle attacked, protests erupt

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle attacked, protests erupt

Dilip Ghosh's vehicle was attacked when he was on his way to Mathabhanga in the district.

Dec 06, 2018, 20:15 PM IST
Calcutta HC denies permission for BJP chief Amit Shah’s Rath Yatra in West Bengal

Calcutta HC denies permission for BJP chief Amit Shah’s Rath Yatra in West Bengal

Denying the permission for the Rath Yatra, the Calcutta High Court scheduled the next hearing in the case on January 9, 2019.

Dec 06, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
Eden Gardens to be differently-abled friendly

Eden Gardens to be differently-abled friendly

The CAB has also incorporated a Differently Abled Cricket Committee while amending its constitution.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:22 AM IST
Hakim elected Kolkata Mayor, pledges to make city pollution-free

Hakim elected Kolkata Mayor, pledges to make city pollution-free

The post of the mayor had fallen vacant after Sovan Chatterjee resigned following instructions from Mamata Banerjee.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
Father kills 6-month-old girl child over domestic fight

Father kills 6-month-old girl child over domestic fight

A father in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district killed his 6-month-old girl child over a domestic fight, police said on Monday.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:05 AM IST
Man drowns son with birth defect, kills self in West Bengal

Man drowns son with birth defect, kills self in West Bengal

Police said the two bodies were sent for post-mortem examination. 

Dec 03, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
TMC candidate Firhad Hakim defeats BJP's Meena Devi Purohit in Kolkata mayoral polls

TMC candidate Firhad Hakim defeats BJP's Meena Devi Purohit in Kolkata mayoral polls

The Trinamool Congress has a huge majority in the KMC with 122 seats out of a total 144. The Left Front has 14, BJP 5 and the Congress 2 seats, while one seat is vacant.

Dec 03, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
BJP to demand ban on liquor sale in West Bengal on the lines of Bihar, Gujarat

BJP to demand ban on liquor sale in West Bengal on the lines of Bihar, Gujarat

Zee News' Anjan Roy reports that BJP leader Mukul Roy has said his party is ready to start a movement demanding a ban.

Dec 03, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
On National Pollution Prevention Day, Mamata Banerjee urges people to 'save green and stay clean'

On National Pollution Prevention Day, Mamata Banerjee urges people to 'save green and stay clean'

National Pollution Prevention Day is observed annually on December 2 in memory of people who lost their lives in Bhopal gas tragedy in 1984.

Dec 02, 2018, 13:16 PM IST
BJP not thinking of Ram Mandir ordinance as of now: Kailash Vijayvargiya

BJP not thinking of Ram Mandir ordinance as of now: Kailash Vijayvargiya

Vijayvargiya said that the Ram temple issue has done "more harm than good" to the BJP. 

Dec 02, 2018, 12:42 PM IST