• Bengal: Can the Furfura Sharif Cleric’s New Party Erode TMC’s Support Base? 23 Jan 2021 19:54 “We believed in Mamata and supported her. But we feel deceived now, her party created a divide between Hindus and Muslims in Bengal. So, I thought let’s not depend on others this time and form our own party,” said ISF’s chief patron Siddiqui. The 34-year- …
  • Railways to restart e-catering services for passengers from this date 23 Jan 2021 06:16 Image Source : PTI File photo: Commuters travel in the Chennai-Madurai super fast special train as Southern Railway resumed services after suspension due to COVID-19 outbreak, in Chennai. (Representational image) Railways has announced that it has decided …
  • NIA files chargesheet against four for trafficking FICN from Bangladesh 23 Jan 2021 02:03 The NIA on Thursday filed a chargesheet against four persons, who were part of a terrorist gang, for their alleged involvement in smuggling into the country Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) after procuring them from Bangladesh, an official said. The …
  • TMC minister hits out at ISF, says Muslim voters will choose security 23 Jan 2021 00:54 KOLKATA: West Bengal minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury has sought to play down the new political party floated by Furfura Sharif cleric Abbas Siddiqui saying the split in Muslim votes in the upcoming Assembly elections will be "minimal". “Muslims of …
  • ECI team in Bengal: BJP demands more Central attention, TMC petitions against BSF 22 Jan 2021 12:34 NEW DELHI: From raising concerns over Burqa-clad voters to demanding Central forces be deployed in the State at least a month before the polls, the BJP in a seven-page note submitted to Election Commission officials on Thursday, has raised the pitch around …
  • Muslim vote in the state seems to be consolidating behind Trinamool 21 Jan 2021 04:00 As Bengal heads for an assembly election, there is growing speculation about the Muslim voting pattern. The dominant political sense is that the combined weight of AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and Abbas Siddiqui, the influential pirzada of Furfura Sharif …
  • 'Is Modi afraid of Mamata?': Hurt by CAA delay, Matuas weigh options before Bengal polls 19 Jan 2021 12:56 Online Desk KOLKATA: In December 2019, when India erupted in protests, a community in West Bengal celebrated the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.  But, a little over a year after the contentious law was rushed through both the houses of …
  • Dense fog and poor visibility hamper movement of trains 19 Jan 2021 06:30 PATNA: Dense fog and poor visibility on the Kanpur-Prayagraj-Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Junction-Patna mainline route hampered the movement of several special passenger trains on Monday. While the Delhi-Rajendra Nagar Terminal Rajdhani Express (02310) arrived …
  • IRCTC to resume cooked food supply to passengers in trains soon: Eastern RailwayIRCTC to resume cook 18 Jan 2021 11:12 Image Source : FILE IMAGE/PTI IRCTC to resume cooked food supply to passengers in trains soon: Eastern Railway` Cooked food supply to passengers in trains under e-catering services, which were suspended as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, …
  • IRCTC to resume cooked food supply to passengers in trains soon: Eastern Railway 17 Jan 2021 16:58 Kolkata: Cooked food supply to passengers in trains under e-catering services, which were suspended as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, will resume soon in the Eastern Railway zone, an official said here on Sunday. The e-catering services will …
  • EC should probe rise in number of voters in rolls: BJP 14 Jan 2021 17:49 The BJP on Wednesday demanded a probe by the Election Commission into the alleged rise in the number of voters in the state in the draft electoral rolls for West Bengal. Addressing mediapersons at the party’s Hastings office in the city, BJP Rajya Sabha MP …
  • BJP: Unnatural increase in voters in border districts 14 Jan 2021 08:03 Kolkata: A BJP delegation on Thursday raised concerns regarding an alleged increase in the number of voters in the state in the past four years, particularly in some border districts, and have urged the Election Commission to look into the matter. “The …
  • WBPCB Admit Card for AEE and other posts released, exam from Jan 24 13 Jan 2021 10:32 NEW DELHI: West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Department of Environment, Government of West Bengal has released the admit card for examinations to various department posts. Candidates, who have applied for the Computer Based Test (CBT), can download …
  • Matuas’ land and rights are safe under TMC: Mamata Banerjee 12 Jan 2021 03:05 KOLKATA: At a time when the BJP is going all out to woo the Matua community, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reiterated her opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act that promises to benefit the community. Speaking at Ranaghat on Monday, she said the …
  • West Bengal 2021: How Trinamool Congress has to deal with tensions between its old-timers and new entrants 12 Jan 2021 03:04 A common image for power-brokering gone wrong within a political party is of mangled plastic chairs. It conveys a tiff, but also the care that comes with a friendly fight where no one gets too badly hurt. In 2021, the danger is much more real for West …
  • Brown sugar worth Rs 50 lakh seized in Bengal's Malda 10 Jan 2021 16:23 By PTI ENGLISH BAZAAR: Brown sugar worth Rs 50 lakh was seized and a man arrested in West Bengal's Malda district, police said on Sunday. The seizure was made on Saturday night in the Kaliachak police station area, following a chase of the accused …
  • AIMIM's West Bengal unit chief joins TMC 09 Jan 2021 10:25 S.K Abdul Kalam, the acting West Bengal unit president of AIMIM, joined the Trinamool Congress on Saturday along with several other members of the Asaduddin Owaisi-led party, months ahead of the assembly elections. Joining the TMC at its headquarters in …
  • AIMIM's West Bengal acting president Sk Abdul Kalam joins TMC 09 Jan 2021 09:24 Kolkata: Sk Abdul Kalam, the acting West Bengal unit president of AIMIM, joined the Trinamool Congress on Saturday along with several other members of the Asaduddin Owaisi-led party, months ahead of the assembly elections. Joining the TMC at its …
  • West Bengal AIMIM Chief SK Abdul Kalam joins TMC 09 Jan 2021 09:06 Image Source : ANI West Bengal AIMIM Chief SK Abdul Kalam joins TMC West Bengal AIMIM Chief SK Abdul Kalam joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) along with several other members of the party, ahead of Assembly Elections in the state. Joining the TMC at its …
  • Letters to the Editor 1-7-2021 09 Jan 2021 06:42  Added on January 8, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta  Letters , Letters to the Editor Cartoon by Alison Chavez   Redondo ZOOMs to the polls, again Dear ER:  Rescue Our Waterfront has tirelessly fought for the revitalization of King Harbor, on behalf of Redondo Beach …
  • Teen abducted, murdered in Bengal's Malda 08 Jan 2021 12:59
  • It will not be a bipolar contest in many seats: CPM’s Mohammed Salim 07 Jan 2021 06:25 Kolkata: As the Congress and Left parties embark on seat-sharing negotiations for the West Bengal assembly polls, the CPM is working towards making the alliance strong enough to be in direct contest with the BJP or the Trinamool Congress in at least seven …
  • Guarding Indo-Bangla border is a major challenge, says BSF IG 06 Jan 2021 08:26 Picture used for representational purpose onlyKOLKATA: Guarding the nearly 913.3km international border between India and Bangladesh — from the estuarine point in the Sunderbans to Malda — is one of the toughest tasks in the world, BSF IG (South Bengal …
  • BJP leader’s death not political murder: Bengal cops to Supreme Court 06 Jan 2021 03:24 DENYING ALLEGATIONS that the death of Debendra Nath Roy, a CPM MLA who joined the BJP in 2019, was a “political murder”, the West Bengal Police has told the Supreme Court that a CID probe was conducted and there was no need to transfer the case to the CBI …
  • Cattle smuggling & illegal coal mining: Inspector among six Bengal cops called for questioning by CBI 06 Jan 2021 00:03 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned six state police officials, including a senior officer and an inspector, in connection with its probe into a cattle smuggling racket and an illegal coal mining case. Sources said the officials had been …
  • Not just MIM, my talks are on with CPM, Congress too: Abbas Siddiqui 05 Jan 2021 20:32 Furfure Sharif, Hooghly: Pirzada Abbas Siddiqui of the influential Furfura Darbar Sharif has said that he is in talks with the CPI(M), Congress, and many Dalit, ST and Matua organisations in Bengal, apart from the AIMIM, to create a strong anti-TMC, anti- …
  • BJP Leader Debendra Nath Roy’s Death Not Political Murder: West Bengal Government 05 Jan 2021 14:16 The West Bengal government has denied in the Supreme Court the allegations that death of BJP leader Debendra Nath Roy, who was found hanging in July last year, was a “political murder” and said that prompt and efficacious investigation has been conducted …
  • BJP: Our worker’s father killed, 3 men injured in TMC attacks 04 Jan 2021 23:43 The BJP has alleged that the father of one of its workers was killed and three were injured in attacks by the TMC across the state since Saturday. The ruling party has dismissed the allegations. On Saturday, a BJP worker’s father died in Patashpur in Purba …
  • BJP, Trinamool supporters face off during roadshow in Kolkata 04 Jan 2021 21:32 Supporters of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress on Monday came face to face during a roadshow organised by the former in the city. While there was a flare up as the supporters waved flags at each other and also some projectiles flew in the air, the large …
  • The aam admi sucks 04 Jan 2021 20:42 Whether the Budget has given the aam admi a slice of the action, or made a sucker of him will be debated for long. Whether the Budget has given the aam admi a slice of the action, or made a sucker of him will be debated for long. Whether the Budget has …
  • Peeved cleric joins hands with MIM, spells trouble for Mamata Banerjee 03 Jan 2021 21:31 Kolkata: In a development that could spell trouble for the Trinamool Congress, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen said the party would contest the West Bengal elections with Abbas Siddiqui, a religious leader from the popular Muslim pilgrimage site …
  • Onion prices tumble as imports from India start 02 Jan 2021 21:13 The price of onions has dropped to Tk 10-15 per kilogram as the import of the daily essentials from India started yesterday. The price of local variety of onions is Tk 35-45 per kg, while that of imported ones is Tk 25 to 35 as of yesterday, according to …