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BENGAL

Bengal: Angry students vandalise train over the demand of ‘special train’

Bengal: Angry students vandalise train over the demand of ‘special train’

On Sunday morning a group of students, appearing for the West Bengal government exam, wrecked a train at the New Jalpaiguri Railway (NJP) station. Aft... Read More

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Kolkata Wrap – WB boat tragedy in Ganges; teen found dead in Tiljala Park & more

A small boat capsized due to bad weather in River Ganges at Shimultala area in West Bengal. At least 4 people have been killed in the mishap. T... Read More

Karnan files mercy plea before President Pranab Mukherjee

Karnan files mercy plea before President Pranab Mukherjee

Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan, awarded six-month jail by the Supreme Court for contempt, has filed a mercy plea before President Prana... Read More

Development in Bengal only on paper, not on the ground: Ram Kripal Yadav

Development in Bengal only on paper, not on the ground: Ram Kripal Yadav

Accusing Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government of "unwillingness" to implement central schemes, Union Rural Development Minister Ram Kripal Yadav on Tue... Read More

West Bengal: Bengali now compulsory for students till Class 10

West Bengal: Bengali now compulsory for students till Class 10

West Bengal government on Monday made Bengali mandatory till Class 10 in schools across the state. Irrespective of their mother tongue and boards, stu... Read More

Mockery of democracy in Bengal civic polls, says Sitaram Yechury

Mockery of democracy in Bengal civic polls, says Sitaram Yechury

Describing the violence and "rampant irregularities" in Sunday's civic polls as a "mockery of democracy", CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on S... Read More

Insight: Army man beaten for refusing to pay ‘donation’

Insight: Army man beaten for refusing to pay ‘donation’

Army man Praveen Kumar Rajak was beaten up by TMC workers when he refused to pay a 'donation' of Rs 1 lakh to fetch water from a public tap for the co... Read More

To help curb violence against doctors, Bengal is pushing for taekwondo lessons to doctors across India

To help curb violence against doctors, Bengal is pushing for taekwondo lessons to doctors across India

Close on the heels of introducing taekwondo lessons for doctors at a state-run hospital in West Bengal, the state health department on Monday suggeste... Read More

Mamata breathes fire on Bharatiya Janata Party, dares it to jail any TMC worker

Mamata breathes fire on Bharatiya Janata Party, dares it to jail any TMC worker

In a fierce attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the party of "maligning" her state and using obscene lan... Read More

Tribal couple who hosted BJP president Amit Shah joins Trinamool Congress

Tribal couple who hosted BJP president Amit Shah joins Trinamool Congress

Days after hosting BJP President Amit Shah for lunch, a tribal couple - Raju and Geeta Mahali - joined West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Wedn... Read More