Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath no more

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST

Famous Bengali cartoonist Narayan Debnath passed away at a South Kolkata nursing home on Tuesday morning. He was admitted to hospital several times last year and was suffering from age related ailment

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Online trial of inmates at Kolkata correctional home

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST

In an effort to keep the trials of the prisoners moving without getting them infected by the Covid virus, the state correctional home administration has decided to start online trial of inmates experi

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W.Bengal to use Netaji tableau in state Republic Day parade

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST

After the Centre rejected its tableau for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, the West Bengal government has decided to showcase the same tableau commemorating the contributions of Netaji Subhas Cha

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West Bengal sees fall in Covid cases

Kolkata |Monday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST

With strict restrictions in place, the number of Covid-19 infections has reduced significantly in West Bengal, as per the state health department.

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Theatre personality Shaoli Mitra passes away

Kolkata |Monday, 2022 7:45:07 AM IST

Shaoli Mitra, famous theatre personality and daughter of 'legendary' Sambhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra, passed away at her Kolkata residence on Sunday evening. She was 74 and was suffering from age relate

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'North-South' rift proving to be costly for West Bengal BJP

Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 2:45:07 PM IST

A tweet from controversial BJP veteran Tathagata Basu has been making the rounds in political circles here since the morning of January 11.

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Bengal: Polling in four civic bodies deferred till Feb 12

Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST

Accepting the recommendation of the Calcutta High Court to defer the election due to the rising Covid cases in West Bengal, the state election commission (SEC) has cancelled the earlier dates, and ann

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Election for 4 Bengal Municipal Corporations likely to be deferred

Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 6:45:07 PM IST

A Day after the Calcutta High Court asked the West Bengal Election Commission (SEC) to consider postponing of elections in four Municipal Corporations scheduled on January 22, the state government has

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IPL 2022: Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Bharat Arun as bowling coach

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST

Former India bowling coach Bharat Arun has been appointed to take up the same role for two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders, said the franchise on Friday ahead of the 2022 season. Arun, who pl

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Bengal train accident: Death toll reaches 9, Railway Minister visits spot

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST

The death count in the Guwahati-Bikaner Express train accident in north Bengal climbed to nine and the officials said tracks have been cleared for traffic. Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw arri

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Death toll in Bengal train mishap rises to six (2nd Ld)

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST

At least six people are feared dead while around 67 persons have been injured after 12 coaches of Guwahati-Bikaner Express derailed in Domohani area in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Thursday af

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Four killed in major train accident in north Bengal (Lead)

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST

At least four persons died and more than 40 passengers were injured when 12 coaches of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express (15633) derailed in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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