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Nusrat Jahan controversy snowballs into political potboiler

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

The now controversial marriage of Trinamool Congress MP and city-based businessman Nikhil Jain has taken a political hue as the BJP has jumped into the squabble alleging that the film actress has chea

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Suvendu Adhikari is BJP's response to 'Pishi-Bhaipo'

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The BJP high command are looking to build up Suvendu Adhikari as the party's answer to the "Pishi-Bhaipo' (aunt-nephew) leadership in West Bengal, top party sources said.

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Sudipta Chakraborty: Hope someone again weaves poetry on celluloid like Buddhadeb Dasgupta did (FIRST PERSON)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST

"I worked with Buddhadeb Dasgupta long back, in his two films � 'Kaalpurush' and 'Mondo Meyer Upakhyan'. One was shot in 2000-'01 and the other probably around 2004-'05. He was a genius and I was

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Won't be remembered as a woman who can keep her mouth shut: Nusrat

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Bengali film actress and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan took to social media on Wednesday to write a cryptic post, saying she does not want to be remembered as someone who can keep her mouth shut.

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Two wanted Punjab gangsters gunned down in Kolkata shootout

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Personnel of Kolkata Police's Special Task Force ( STF) on Wednesday gunned down two Punjab gangsters believed to be involved in gun running and responsible for killing two policemen. The deceased duo

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National Award-winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta passes away at 77

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

Multiple National Award-winning Bengali filmmaker and renowned poet Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday around 6 a.m. at his South Kolkata residence. He was 77.

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Mango varieties from Bengal, Bihar to be showcased in Bahrain

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

For the first time, 4,000 kg kilogram mangoes, spanning 16 varieties from West Bengal and Bihar, will be exported to Bahrain and will be displayed in different stalls there for eight days.

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Marriage to Nikhil Jain not legal, separated long back: Nusrat Jahan

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST

In a surprise development, Trinamool Congress MP and actress Nusrat Jahan claimed on Wednesday that her marriage to Nikhil Jain was not valid in India and it was only a live-in relationship, adding th

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Trinamool turncoats giving tough time to saffron camp

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

On a day when BJPs leader of the opposition in the West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari, met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party President J.P. Nadda in the national capital, and the partys stat

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ULFA denies extortion allegations, says won't talk under pressure

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has denied media reports sourced to security officials saying its cadres continued to engage in massive extortion despite an unilateral declaration of ceasef

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Fire breaks out at Madan Mitra's Kolkata house

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST

Former minister and Trinamool Congress MLA Madan Mitra suffered from breathing problems after a fire broke out at the ground floor of his Bhawanipur residence on Tuesday morning.

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Unique 'agreement' to control tension over Manipur civilian killing

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

The Assam Rifles has worked out an unique agreement with the Kuki civil society organisations and the Manipur police to control tension in Twilang area in Manipur's Kangpokpi district where an unarmed

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