Shahnawaz Akhtar

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Big loss of face for BJP, party’s national vice-president joins TMC

Kolkata: Former Railway Minister of India, Mukul Roy, who was among the first to join Bharatiya Janata Party in 2017, following which around 40 legislators of Trinamool Congress had defected, has returned back to the...

With a clean image and vast experience Mamata forges ahead of her contemporaries, all set for national role 

Kolkata: After taking oath as chief minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee has become the second woman to hold the high office for the third consecutive time.  The only other woman to have broken this glass ceiling...

Why Bengal election mandate is bigger than the personal win or loss of Mamata

Kolkata: When the campaigning of Bengal Elections 2021 was taking place, this correspondent went to Nandigram twice. First when Kisan Andolan leaders like Rakesh Tikait, Medha Patekar and others conducted a rally there and next...

Indian Postal Service officer gets admission in Harvard, Oxford, LSE for her migrant related proposal 

Delhi/Kolkata: The second wave of Covid-19 is now in India, and it is again forcing lockdowns in many parts of the country. Again migrants are out to return to their native places. When it had...

Second wave of Covid-19: As CPM restrains from big rallies, will PM-HM and EC listen now

Kolkata: On April 14, India recorded almost two lakh new Covid-19 cases. Earlier in the day a political party in India, the West Bengal unit of Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPIM), sensing the seriousness...

Why every sane person should worry about what happened at Sitalkunchi and thereafter

Kolkata: When central forces gunned down four persons at Sitalkunchi, Cooch Behar, as a reporter for almost two decades and observer from outside Bengal, I was shocked to the core. I have reported from Naxal...

A week ahead of polls, neither election nor fear of Covid is on the minds of the Matua community

Thakurnagar: When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was invited by the Bangladesh government to attend its 50th Foundation Day function on March 26, the Matua community was clearly on the mind of the PM. He made...

Is the propaganda of minority appeasement falling apart in Bengal?

Kolkata: When the Furfura Sharif (a venerated place for Bengali Muslims in particular) cleric Abbas Siddiqui formed the Indian Secular Front (ISF), questions were raised whether the cleric was secular or not. Some also shared...

Abbas Siddiqui is vocal about the Constitution and raising issues that are affecting the people of Bengal– Dr Fuad Halim

Kolkata: Dr Fuad Halim, the Sanyukta Morcha candidate from Ballygunge constituency in West Bengal assembly polls, is again contesting against one of the heavyweights of Bengal politics, Subrata Mukharjee. Dr Fuad, known as the Good...

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Lightening kill four cricket lover kids

The field was only 200 feet away from their homes, but thinking to resume their game again, once it stopped raining, they took refuge under a jackfruit tree, when lightening struck.

Feeling unhappy? Don’t despair, you are not alone

Once I was afflicted with extreme sadness. I was young, just out of my juvenile years. I felt as if I were the unhappiest...

With No Yogi Campaigning, Dev steals the show for TMC in Uluberia bypoll

Uluberia/Kolkata: As election campaign came to an end on Saturday for the Uluberia Lok Sabha constituency bypoll, political observers feel that Trinamool Congress (TMC),...

कॉर्पोरेट के नजरिए से बंगाल चुनाव का विश्लेषण

आपने कभी ध्यान से सोचा कि आखिरकार पश्चिम बंगाल में ऐसा क्या खास है जो पिछले कई सालों से भाजपा अपनी पूरी ताकत लगा...

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)...