West Bengal

Opinion

Yogi spurs voters to keep UP from becoming Kerala; It’s time the UP CM did a reality check

Yogi cautions voters not to let UP become Kerala,  Kashmir and Bengal; Kerala CM responds

Opinion

Covid-safe Gangasagar Mela: Is that actually possible?

Going ahead with the Gangasagar Mela where thousands are expected to converge doesn’t seem to be a sensible idea

Health

India battles recent spike in Covid infections with night curfews, partial lockdown

Populous Indian states with big cities have announced partial lockdowns and night curfew to arrest the speed of Covid infections.

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Began in 1757, Kolkata Durga Puja is recognised as ‘intangible heritage’ by UNESCO

Kolkata’s Durga Puja, the second event from West Bengal to be recognised as 'intangible heritage' by UNESCO, was known as a rich man affair till the late 1700s.

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Biren Kumar Basak: The master weaver who hand weaves epics in sarees

Biren Kumar Basak re-started his career to weave epics and tell stories about the Indian tribes and backward communities in a saree in Phulia, Bengal.

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The stakes are high in October 30 bypolls – 32 seats in 14 states in the fray

As BJP and Modi are halfway through their second term, the bypolls near the central capital might have slight spillover effects.

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The green expansion continues… Krishna Kalyani becomes the fifth BJP legislator to join TMC

Krishna Kalyani touted conspiracy against him by BJP as one of the most important reasons for jumping the ship

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The story of Matangini Hazra, fondly known as ‘Gandhi Buri’

Like Mahatma Gandhi, Matangini Hazra’s fragile body could not deter her from participating in the freedom struggle.

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Bengal bypoll: Bhabanipur battle has turned out to be local issues vs state and national governance

Both TMC and BJP are leaving no stone unturned to win the Bhabanipur battle by focussing on local issues and national issues like hike in petrol prices, respect

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Kolkata Gets Its First CNG Bus To Reduce Cost And Pollution

Kolkata: In a bid to reduce pollution, West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) has launched CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) bus services in Kolkata. State Transpo

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Farmers will receive financial support of ₹10,000 for one acre or more of cultivable land: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said “I am happy to announce that GoWB is relaunching the #KrishakBandhu Scheme by doubling the annual financial support for all farmers & s

Business

Flipkart opens one of its largest warehouses in West Bengal

Flipkart has more than 10 lakh square feet of warehousing space in the state and employs over 50,000 people E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Wednesday announc

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Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM for the third consecutive term

Mamata became the CM of West Bengal for the first time in 2011 by ending the 34-year-long CPI(M) regime, one of the longest-serving elected governments in the w

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West Bengal records 79.09 pc voter turnout in Phase-VI Assembly polls

Polling for the seventh and eighth phases will be held on April 26 and 29 respectively while the counting of votes will take place on May 2 The sixth phase of W

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Rajnath Singh is sure about forming a government in West Bengal

Rajnath Singh said BJP’s performance in upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls will be like Sourav Ganguly’s batting Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly

Politics

BJP plans 5 ‘Parivartan Yatras’ across Bengal

Rath Yatra will be inaugurated by party president JP Nadda on February 6 Ahead of the upcoming West Bengal state assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party

Politics

Amit Shah’s 2-day visit to West Bengal is cancelled

Amit Shah’s two-day Kolkata visit that was scheduled to begin on January 30 has been cancelled, party’s state president Dilip Ghosh informed on Frid

Politics

Amit Shah to start a two-day visit to West Bengal from January 30 to 31

Amit Shah will embark on a two-day visit to West Bengal from January 30 to 31, Amit Shah visited the poll-bound state several times in many months Shah will sta

Politics

BJP workers attacked by unidentified persons in West Bengal

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were injured on Wednesday after they were allegedly attacked by unidentified persons in Nandigram  Several Bharatiya Janata

Politics

Amit Shah concludes his two-day visit to West Bengal

Concluding his two-day visit to West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah departed for Delhi from Durgapur here on Sunday night. Shah’s much-anticipated

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