• 120th Birth Anniversary of Nat’l Poet: Three-day celebration begins today 24 May 2019 19:53 Marking the 120th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, a three-day national level programme will begin at Darirampur in Mymensingh’s Trishal, the place imbued with Nazrul’s memory, today. The celebration at Darirampur Nazrul Mancha, …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • View: The mood in this West Bengal village seems to be against Mamata Banerjee 16 May 2019 18:10 Five years to the day since the 2014 election results were annouced, Narendra Modi attended a rally at Sultanpur village near Mathurapur in South 24 Paragnas on Thursday. A few hours before his chopper landed at 4.45 pm, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata …
  • “Without Antibiotics, I Cannot Treat”: Examining Antibiotic Resistance Drivers in India 08 May 2019 07:30 An interview with Mohit Nair, discussing the issue of antibiotic resistance in India and the work that Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) (Doctors Without Borders) is carrying out to improve awareness and reduce the misuse of antibiotics. What are the main …
  • Examining Antibiotic Resistance Drivers in India 08 May 2019 07:19 An interview with Mohit Nair, discussing the issue of antibiotic resistance in India and the work that Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) (Doctors Without Borders) is carrying out to improve awareness and reduce the misuse of antibiotics. What are the main …
  • EC transfers seven Bengal police officers 22 Apr 2019 11:36 Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday ordered immediate transfer of seven police officers in West Bengal with clear instructions they should not be involved in election duties. “The officers being transferred are not to be involved by …
  • Stop rallies and pay the price, BJP tells Trinamool 12 Apr 2019 19:52 Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The BJP’s West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh on Friday warned the state administration not to obstruct the scheduled Ram Navmi rallies here and said the ruling Trinamool Congress would face the consequence in the elections if …
  • Hindu radicals attack Christians in West Bengal, badly beating pastor 21 Mar 2019 18:24 The incident occurred in a private home in the village of Panch Gachia. Rev Anand Hari is now in hospital. The “members of others religions have no restrictions on meeting,” says prominent Christian, whilst “Christians instead are not allowed to worship …
  • EC notice, police complaint against Supriyo over campaign song (2nd Lead) 19 Mar 2019 18:57 Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday slapped a show-cause notice on Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo for not seeking permission before releasing a video of his party’s campaign song for Bengal on the social media. “This …
  • EC serves notice to Babul Supriyo for ‘derogatory’ song against TMC 19 Mar 2019 14:25 An FIR has been lodged against Babul Supriyo in Asansol South police station. (File) The Election Commission has sent a notice to BJP MP Babul Supriyo for singing a song against which TMC has submitted a complaint. As per sources, the commission has …
  • Central forces to hit Kolkata streets from Sat 15 Mar 2019 12:48 KOLKATA: The first company of BSF which is likely to reach Kolkata on Friday evening will hit the streets the very next morning. Police said they expect to split the BSF company in 8 to 10 platoons to patrol several Kolkata zones like Shahid Nagar area …
  • Central forces to hit Kolkata streets from Saturday 15 Mar 2019 03:16 Saibal Gupta & Dwaipayan Ghosh Kolkata The first company of BSF which is likely to reach Kolkata on Friday evening will hit the streets the very next morning. Police said they expect to split the BSF company in 8 to 10 platoons to patrol several …
  • Trade unions strike evokes mixed response on Day 1 08 Jan 2019 16:17 NEW DELHI: The strike by 10 central trade unions evoked a mixed response on Tuesday as five states, including Kerala, Odisha and Assam, witnessed complete bandh while sporadic incidents of violence were reported in West Bengal and Rajasthan. Central trade …
  • Trade unions strike evokes mixed response on Day 1, complete bandh in Kerala 08 Jan 2019 14:23 New Delhi, Jan 8 () The strike by 10 central trade unions evoked a mixed response on Tuesday as five states, including Kerala, Odisha and Assam, witnessed complete bandh while sporadic incidents of violence were reported in West Bengal and Rajasthan. …
  • 48-hour strike: Sporadic incidents reported in West Bengal 08 Jan 2019 07:12 KOLKATA: Sporadic incidents of vandalism have been reported from parts of West Bengal on Tuesday during the 48-hour-long nationwide general strike called by central trade unions protesting against the "anti-people" policies of the Centre. Stones …
  • Dematerialisation of shares: How companies race against time and investors reminisce about a bygone era 25 Nov 2018 04:40 Even when Arun Goenka, businessman and veteran stock market investor, works out of his office in the congested Mumbai suburb of Andheri East, the 61-year-old keeps recalling another, far away place — the village he grew up in, Neamathpur in Paschim …
  • Cyclone Titli enters West Bengal, kills 4 more 12 Oct 2018 19:28 IMAGE: People walk through a waterlogged residential colony following heavy rains in Bhubaneswar on Friday. Photograph: PTI Photo Cyclone Titli weakened into a deep depression and entered West Bengal on Friday, triggering incessant rainfall even as it …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Bengal CPI(M) for tie-up with Congress 01 Sep 2018 04:13 The Bengal State committee of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has decided to enter into a “seat sharing adjustment” with Congress for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The decision was taken at a recent State Committee meeting where majority of …
  • Kolkata faces sudden heat wave, discomfort rises 16 Jun 2018 13:40 Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Kolkata is reeling under a heat wave with the mercury touching 40 degree Celsius on Saturday and the rains disappearing after strong westerlies weakened the monsoon winds, a met official said here. The temperature shot up since …
  • Nazrul emerged like a comet in Bangla literature: PM 27 May 2018 06:23 ASANSOL, PASCHIM BARDHAMAN: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Kazi Nazrul Islam enriched Bangla literature immensely. The premier made the remarks at the Kazi Nazrul University in West Bengal’s Asansol during a Special Convocation on Saturday (May 26). The …
  • Upholding Nazrul's non-communal spirit 26 May 2018 21:46 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh is being developed, upholding the non-communal spirit of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. “Nazrul was motivated by the non-communal spirit. So, we're building Bangladesh with this non-communal …
  • India has progressed because of its democratic tradition: Hasina 26 May 2018 13:48 Asansol (West Bengal), May 26 (IANS) Lauding India’s democratic tradition for its progress, Bangladesh Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday sought cooperation from neighbouring nations to protect her country’s youth from the scourge of conflict, …
  • Hasina seeks quick solution to Rohingya problem 26 May 2018 12:21 Asansol (West Bengal), May 26 (IANS) A day after seeking the cooperation of the international community to ensure Myanmar took back the Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sehikh Hasina on Saturday called for a quick solution to the problem. “You …
  • Hasina conferred honorary D.Litt by Kazi Nazrul University 26 May 2018 09:59 Asansol (West Bengal), May 26 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was on Saturday conferred the honorary Doctorate of Literature degree by the Kazi Nazrul University here. University Vice Chancellor Sadhan Chakrabarti handed out the degree to …
  • Hasina receives DLitt degree at Kazi Nazrul University 26 May 2018 09:24 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today received 'Doctor of Literature (DLitt)' degree from Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol in Paschim Bardhaman district in West Bengal. Sheikh Hasina was honoured with the degree in recognition of her outstanding …
  • Sheikh Hasina to have luncheon meeting with Modi 24 May 2018 19:25 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will have a luncheon meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday following the inauguration of Bangladesh Bhavana at the Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan. Her younger sister Sheikh Rehana will also be …
  • Pre-poll violence continues in Bengal 07 Apr 2018 17:58 Violence over filing of nominations for panchyat polls in West Bengal continued for the sixth day on Saturday. Clashes between Trinamool Congress supporters and various Opposition parties took place in Birbhum, Murshidabad, Paschim Bardhaman and Uttar …
  • Rising communal tensions in West Bengal, Bihar 02 Apr 2018 04:34 — By Editorial | Apr 02, 2018 07:57 am The recent communal clashes in West Bengal and Bihar on the occasion of Ram Navami have further vitiated the atmosphere for peace and social harmony in the two States. Several days after the incidents of violence and …
  • West Bengal Governor Visits Violence Hit Asansol, Stays Away From Muslim Localities 01 Apr 2018 10:33 West Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi on Saturday visited violence-hit Asansol and Raniganj but during his four-and-a-half hour-long visit, he didn't meet a single Muslim family.  “He never asked to go” and “if he had, it would have been difficult …
  • Bengal Ram Navami violence: Clash-hit Raniganj limps back to normalcy 30 Mar 2018 18:44 Police use batons to control the situation after an armed crowd allegedly barged into a police station over Ram Navami clashes at Kandi in Murshidabad on Monday. | PTI File Photo KOLKATA: Parts of Raniganj in West Bengal's Paschim Burdwan district that …
  • Bengal violence: Clash-hit Raniganj limps back to normalcy 30 Mar 2018 15:30 Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Parts of Raniganj in West Bengal’s Paschim Burdwan district that remained tense for most of this week following clashes over Ram Navami rallies limped back to normalcy on Friday even as large number of police and para-military …
  • Asansol-Raniganj violence: Babul Supriyo barred from visiting troubled areas, FIR filed 30 Mar 2018 06:48 Asansol: Union Minister Babul Supriyo being stopped by police from entering Asansol in Burdwan district of West Bengal on Thursday. Photo:PTI Union minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal BJP leader were today stopped by police from entering the …
  • Ram Navami Clashes: FIR Filed Against Union Minister Babul Supriyo, Barred From Visiting Troubled Areas 30 Mar 2018 04:59 Union minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal BJP leader were today stopped by police from entering the Asansol-Raniganj area over clashes following a Ram Navami rally. Supriyo claimed that two FIRs were lodged against him after which he also filed …
  • Union minister Babul Supriyo barred from visiting troubled areas, FIR filed 30 Mar 2018 04:35 Union Minister Babul Supriyo being stopped by police from entering Asansol in Burdwan district of West Bengal on Thursday. PTI Photo. Union minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal BJP leader were on Thursday stopped by police from entering the …
  • Ram Navami clash: Babul Supriyo barred from visiting troubled areas 29 Mar 2018 18:34 Union minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party leader were on Thursday stopped by police from entering the Asansol-Raniganj area, where situation continued to remain tense after violence erupted over a Ram Navami procession. …
  • West Bengal: Babul Supriyo barred from entering tense Asansol-Raniganj area 29 Mar 2018 16:02 — By PTI | Mar 29, 2018 06:57 pm Kolkata: Union Minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal BJP leader were today stopped by police from entering the Asansol-Raniganj area, where the situation continued to remain tense after violence erupted over a Ram …
  • West Bengal clashes: Federal minister stopped 29 Mar 2018 15:24 Kolkata: Amid prevailing tensions over parts of Raniganj and adjoining areas in West Bengal’s Paschim Burdwan district following clashes over Ram Navami rallies, federal minister Babul Supriyo was on Thursday prevented from entering the area. Citing …
  • Babul Supriyo barred from entering tense Asansol-Raniganj area 29 Mar 2018 15:16 KOLKATA: Union minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal BJP leader were on Thursday stopped by police from entering the Asansol-Raniganj area, where the situation continued to remain tense after violence erupted over a Ram Navami procession. …
  • Babul Supriyo 29 Mar 2018 14:06 KOLKATA: Union minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal BJP leader were on Thursday stopped by police from entering the Asansol-Raniganj area, where the situation continued to remain tense after violence erupted over a Ram Navami procession. …
  • Babul Supriyo barred from entering tense Asansol-Raniganj area 29 Mar 2018 12:02 KOLKATA: Union Minister Babul Supriyo and a senior West Bengal BJP leader were today stopped by police from entering the Asansol-Raniganj area, where the situation continued to remain tense after violence erupted over a Ram Navami procession. Internet …
  • Tension in Bengal after Ram Navami violence, BJP hits out at Mamata government 28 Mar 2018 16:24 Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Tension prevailed over parts of Raniganj and adjoining areas in West Bengal’s Paschim Burdwan district on Wednesday following clashes over Ram Navami rallies, even as the state government rushed a crack police team including senior …
  • CPI-M calls for deploying army, paramilitary in Bengal’s troubled areas 28 Mar 2018 16:24 Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The CPI-M on Wednesday demanded deployment of para-military forces in the tense areas like Asansol in West Bengal and urged the Mamata Banerjee government to take the initiative for requisitioning the army’s services in view of the …
  • Six more districts in West Bengal to become ODF by March end 05 Mar 2018 19:11 By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: March 5, 2018 1:01 pm According to the official, funds from the Centre, meant for this project, were not “fully coming to the state”. (Source: Express photo by Anoop K Venu/Representatonal) Six more districts in West …
  • Epiderma exclusively launches laser hair transplant treatment for the first time in South Bengal 27 Jan 2018 20:19 (MENAFN Editorial) Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 27th Jan, 2018: Epiderma Laser Clinic, a new brand of cosmetological service provider has launched their two new world-class clinics in Durgapur and Asansol. Epiderma Laser clinic is gaining unbelievable …
  • After Rosogolla, Bengal plans GI tags for Kalonunia, Randhunipagal rice 08 Dec 2017 11:01 Close on the heels of getting GI ( geographical indication) for Rosogolla, West Bengal government is all geared up to apply for tags for Kalonunia and Randhunipagal varieties of rice. These two are indigenous varieties of aromatic fine rice available in …
  • WB Govt to sign MoUs for bringing in foreign investment in fish cultivation 21 Nov 2017 09:10 Agencies, Kolkata The West Bengal Government is signing memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with various companies to bring in investment in the sector of fish farming. The idea behind these joint ventures with the State Government is to make Bengal self- …
  • West Bengal minister's brother's body found 20 Sep 2017 13:29 Image for representational purpose only ASANOL: Divers after carrying out search operation throughout Tuesday night fished out 70-year-old Ashim Ghatak's body from the Damodar river today early morning, police said. Ashim Ghatak was the elder brother …
  • Sporadic violence marks Bengal civic polls 13 Aug 2017 19:26 Sporadic incidents of violence took place in several parts of West Bengal since polling started on Sunday morning in seven civic bodies, including five municipalities, one municipal corporation and one Notified Area that is a settlement area in transition …
  • BJP leader arrested for posting fake video, says Bengal Police 13 Jul 2017 05:54 (Image tweeted by @TarunSengupta69) Kolkata: A BJP leader was arrested on Wednesday by West Bengal police's Criminal Investigation Department for allegedly uploading a fake video on social networking site Facebook. Tarun Sengupta, the party's …
  • 3 killed as roof of coal mine falls in Asansol 17 Jun 2017 01:08 Asansol: A coal mine gallery roof collapsed, killing three, at Bhanora West Block patch open cast mine in Asansol on Friday morning. This is an Eastern Coalfield Ltd (ECL) outsourcing mine. One person allegedly went missing after the cave-in. While …
  • Next round of bidding under UDAN scheme likely in three months, says Jayant Sinha 09 May 2017 17:41 Regional connectivity will ensure there are 200 operational airports Kolkata, May 9:   Bidding for the second round of short domestic routes under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme is expected to take-off within three months, Jayant Sinha, Union …
  • 2nd round of bidding under UDAN scheme may take off within 3 months: Jayant Sinha 09 May 2017 10:06 Kolkata, May 9:   Bidding for the second round of short domestic routes under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme is expected to take off within three months, Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, said here. The UDAN or regional …
  • Take permission for religious rallies: Mamata Banerjee 08 Apr 2017 01:28 ASANSOL: After the police statewide, and in Kolkata, slapped charges against saffron leaders for brandishing swords in Ram Navami processions, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she — and her administration — aren't opposed to religious …
  • Bengal gets 23rd district: West Burdwan 07 Apr 2017 23:41 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo) West Burdwan district was carved out of Burdwan on Friday by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, making it the 23rd district. Addressing the inauguration programme of the new district, Mamata said that …
  • Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee declares West Bardhaman as 23rd district 07 Apr 2017 13:31 By: PTI | Asansol | Published:April 7, 2017 5:35 pm West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (File Photo) A new West Bardhaman district was craved out of Bardhaman district by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today making it the 23rd district …