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Hindus in Bengal paying 'Jijia' under Mamata rule: VHP

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

Joint General Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad Surendra Jain on Tuesday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for terming the alleged imposition of tax on Durga Puja committees as 'Puja

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Centre's next step should be to unite 'enslaved Kashmir': VHP

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Joint General Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad Surendra Jain on Wednesday said abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution should have happened "a long time ago" and claimed that the next step of

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BSF South Bengal struggles with seized livestock

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

The South Bengal Frontier of the Border Security Force is struggling with the management of nearly 19,489 seized cattle at the West Bengal-Bangladesh border, an official said on Wednesday.

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Sovan's joining will boost BJP in Bengal: Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh here on Thursday welcomed former Kolkata Mayor and Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Sovan Chatterjee's decision to join the BJP, but refused to s

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After Nigeria Open high, paddler Ghosh eyes India comeback

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

On a comeback trail after being embroiled in a case of domestic violence, former national table tennis champion Soumyajit Ghosh reached the semifinal of the ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open, his first

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Mamata unfurls Tricolour as Bengal celebrates I-Day (Lead)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unfurled the Tricolour and observed a vibrant parade as West Bengal joined the rest of the nation to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday.

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Tutor molests class-3 student in Kolkata, arrested

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

A 45-year-old home tutor has been arrested for allegedly molesting a class three school student at her residence while teaching the child in Kolkata's Baguiati area, police said on Tuesday.

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Mob attacks Kolkata police station, 2 held & 4 detained

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Two persons have been arrested and four others are being questioned in the case of a mob attack at the Tollygunj police station in South Kolkata.

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Arrest warrant against Tharoor over 'Hindu Pakistan' remark

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

A Kolkata court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor in a case filed over his remark last year that BJP's victory in the 2019 general el

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Trinamool stages protest over notice to Durga Puja committees

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

West Bengal's revered Durga Puja is caught up in a political tug-of-war as the state's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday held a sit-in here, protesting against Income Tax Department's notice issued

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West Bengal celebrates Eid with gaiety

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

People of West Bengal on Monday joined the nation in celebrating Eid al-Adha with gaiety amid heavy security arrangements.

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Met predicts heavy rainfall in West Bengal

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Amidst spells of moderate rain and thundershower, the Meteorological Department officials here on Monday predicted heavy rainfall in almost 6 districts of Gangetic West Bengal over next two days.

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