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Kolkata: Praising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Union Finance Minister Yashant Sinha on Sunday said she has all the qualities to be the face of a coalition that can be formed at the Centre if the incumbent Narendra Modi-led dispensation is defeated in the coming Lok Sabha polls.
Published 10-Dec-2018 09:22 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday greeted former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on her 72nd birthday and prayed for the senior Congress leaders long life and happiness.
Published 09-Dec-2018 12:41 IST
Kolkata: Around 50 students of City College of Commerce and Business here gheraoed the principal and other faculty members for 17 hours, demanding that they be allowed to sit for first semester exams despite not meeting the required 60-per cent attendance.
Published 09-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: In a fit of rage, a middle-aged man was allegedly hacked to death by his neighbour on Saturday at the Metiabruz area of the state. Ismail Haq (45) was killed after an altercation with his neighbour.
Published 09-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: Around 66 kg of foreign-origin gold, valued at over Rs 21 crore, was seized in two different search operations and four persons were arrested, an official said on Saturday.
Published 08-Dec-2018 21:43 IST
Kolkata: An altercation over a badminton match snowballed into a clash between two groups at Muchibazar area in the city and two persons have been arrested in connection with it on Saturday, police said.
Published 08-Dec-2018 21:35 IST
Kolkata: IIT Kharagpur has won the DSCI Excellence Award 2018 for cyber security education by Data Security Council of India, an industry body on data protection set up up by NASSCOM.
Published 08-Dec-2018 17:49 IST
Kolkata: Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a decision support system to diagnose malignant and other diseased tissues in the lungs.
Published 07-Dec-2018 16:30 IST
New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah said on Friday that the party will "definitely" carry out 'yatras' in West Bengal and "nobody can stop it" from doing so.
Published 07-Dec-2018 15:28 IST
Coochbehar (WB): The BJP leadership on Friday convened an emergency meeting here to discuss the future course of action after uncertainty loomed over the party's Rath Yatra programme here.
Published 07-Dec-2018 15:23 IST
Kolkata: The BJP on Friday moved an appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court against refusal of permission for its Rath Yatra.
Published 07-Dec-2018 12:27 IST
Kolkata: A 30-year-old woman in West Bengal's Nadia district was found hanging and her husband has been arrested based on her family's complaint, police said on Thursday.
Published 07-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Digha : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the sea resort town of Digha is being developed as both a tourist destination and an industry hub to make it comparable to similar places in the country.
Published 06-Dec-2018 19:35 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government has refused permission to BJP president Amit Shah's proposed 'rath yatra' from Coochbehar on grounds that it might cause communal tension, the state's advocate general informed the Calcutta High Court on Thursday.
Published 06-Dec-2018 14:32 IST
Kolkata: Kolkata Police has rescued one minor girl from Mumbai and busted a trafficking racket from there, a senior officer of the Force said on Wednesday. The girl's abductor has been also arrested from Mumbai.
Published 06-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: With an eye on the next general elections, the BJP is all set to begin its high profile Rath Yatra from December 7, claiming that it would prove to be a "game changer" in West Bengal politics.
Published 05-Dec-2018 12:28 IST
Kolkata: The Indo-Saracenic (Indo-Gothic) revivalist style marble edifice of Victoria Memorial has remained as a jewel in the crown of Kolkata for long, bearing the testimony of British Raj. The grand structure of the Raj Bhavan or the Governor’s House, the National Library building, the Writers’More
Published 04-Dec-2018 20:01 IST
Keshiary (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the BJP will be ousted from power at the Centre like the CPI(M) was removed from the state.
Published 03-Dec-2018 21:14 IST
Kolkata: A Maoist arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and currently lodged in the Presidency Correctional Home here appeared in the State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) examination on Sunday, officials said.
Published 03-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Kandi (WB): A man allegedly killed his six-month-old daughter by throwing her to the floor of the house after a quarrel with his wife in Murshidabad district, police said on Sunday.
Published 02-Dec-2018 22:28 IST

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