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BJP launches membership drive in Bengal

Kolkata |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

The West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday launched a membership drive in the state to woo more number of supporters ahead of the high-voltage Assembly elections in the state schedul

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Migrant labourers falling prey to tiger attacks in Sunderban

Kolkata |Saturday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Prashanta Mondal of Chargheri village in Sunderban's Gosaba went into the dense mangrove forests on Sunday (Aug 2) to catch fish and crabs with other villagers. He was a migrant labourer working in th

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April-September tax waiver for bus, minibus in Bengal

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

The West Bengal government on Thursday implemented a waiver of taxes for non-AC public transport services across the state.

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Veteran communist leader Shyamal Chakraborty dies of Covid

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

Veteran leader of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Shyamal Chakraborty, passed away at a private hospital here on Thursday. He was tested positive for Covid and was admitted to hospital on Ju

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BJP workers clash with police in Bengal over temple celebrations

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

Even as the nation was busy celebrating bhumi pujan for the new Ram temple in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, hundreds of BJP supporters in West Bengal fought pitched battles with police in different parts

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Fitness & mental clarity will be key in this year's IPL, feels Raina

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

Veteran India and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Suresh Raina feels fitness and clarity of thought will be the key when players take the field to participate in the 13th edition of of the Indian Pr

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Police lockdown in Kharagpur on Wednesday

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

The West Bengal administration has imposed lockdown in Kharagpur on August 5. The police have said anyone stepping out of their homes on Wednesday would be arrested and stringent actions would be take

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ISL has provided financial security to players, says Jeje

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:10 PM IST

Indian footballers are being valued much more since the advent of the Indian Super League (ISL), says India striker Jeje Lalpekhlua who believes financial security as a result of playing in the league

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Banking on mental strength & fitness to do well, says Harmanpreet

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST

A long break can create doubts in your mind, but India's T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur is banking on her mental strength and physical activity during the lockdown period to fire in the Women's T20 Chal

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Goa league fiasco: AIFF & GFA not on same page over investigation (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Goa Football Association (GFA) are not on the same page regarding six matches in the Goa Professional League identified for 'suspicious betting patterns in

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Legacy of India's unity is in its diversity, must be upheld: Mamata

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

On the day when the nation is celebrating the 'bhumi pujan' ceremony of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that the nation has always upheld

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CPI-M arranges Covid test for cadres at Kolkata headquarters

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

After Mohammed Salim, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member, tested Covid-19 positive on Monday, the party leadership decided to ask all state secretariat members and party cadres,

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