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Role reversal in Tripura, watch now how BJP will defend itself from an aggressive TMC

Kolkata: With All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) announcing the formation of Tripura Trinamool Congress state steering committee and the state youth committee recently, there is a fresh buzz in the hill state. Regular joining-ins in the...

Man convicted under POCSO makes Durga Idol for Correctional Home

Kolkata: West Bengal is known for hosting out-of-the-world Puja Pandal themes, but there are some sensitive pandal stories too. One puja pandal is the one organised at Balurghat Central Correctional Home. The Durga idol has...

Is Babul Supriyo more keen on getting a ministerial berth in Mamata cabinet than being a Rajya Sabha member?

Kolkata: Two days after joining the ruling party in Bengal, the freshly-minted Trinamool Congress leader, Babul Supriyo, met with the party chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat on Monday. Since...

We will not let the people of Bengal be slaves: Mamata Banerjee on dividing Bengal

Kolkata: Since the mandate of Bengal assembly polls was delivered in May, Bharatiya Janata Party, who has been drubbed in the election raised several issues, from communalizing post poll violence to going to the High...

Is Delhi creating another power center in Bengal BJP?

Kolkata: The dynamics in the West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are changing fast. After its loss, another big setback had been the defection of the party’s national vice-president Mukul Roy to...

With rising black fungus cases in Bengal, doctors call for early detection to avoid fatalities

Kolkata: Because of the increasing number of mucormycosis cases, commonly known as black fungus in West Bengal, doctors are already sounding alarm bells. Till June 4, the state had almost confirmed 30 cases, and the...

Bengal chief secretary retires leaving speculation to rest, Mamata appoints him chief adviser

Kolkata: Moments before his retirement, chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay received a show-cause letter from the Centre asking him why he did not join work at 10 am in New Delhi as directed. The letter was...

CM Yogi should resign: Md Salim

Kolkata: The Left and the Congress jointly organised a mega rally in Kolkata on Tuesday against the gang rape of a dalit woman in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, by upper-caste men. Both have also held state-wide protests...

Experts question why scrapping of handloom and craft boards when center has no alternate to offer

Kolkata: After the handloom, handicrafts and later, powerloom boards got scrapped one after another, many in the sector expected the Government of India (GoI) to announce some alternate measures on Independence Day. But with no...

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Versatility thy name is Ranveer Singh

Kolkata: Bittoo Sharma is now Jayeshbhai! If you are confused, here we go – it’s tracing Bollywood star Ranveer Singh’s transformation or to be...

Slimy side of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh

On September 20, the Rajya Sabha witnessed uproarious scenes as the opposition members created a bedlam demanding a division on farm bills. They were...

Kolkata school hikes fees, continues to ask for bimonthly payment

Kolkata: A CBSE-affiliated school in south Kolkata has hiked its fees for the academic session 2020-21. DAV Public School in Taratala has hiked admission fees...

Kolkata’s Eid message– Know your neighbour and do not hurt sentiment

Kolkata: Not to let miscreants take advantage of communal flare up, a week-long door to door campaign has been initiated by an imam and...

Impact of the pandemic on students and a need for Mental Health intervention

The United Nations estimates that at least 1 billion learners have been affected globally by the closure of schools due to the pandemic. With...