Free Press Journal
  • Leaders mourn Karuna’s death

    “His understanding of policy and emphasis on social welfare stood out. Firmly committed to democratic ideals, his strong opposition to the Emergency will always be remembered.” PM Modi.

  • Not against projecting Mamata as PM face, says Deve Gowda

    New Delhi : Pitching for a “formidable front” against the BJP, former prime minister and JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda has said he is not averse to projecting TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the Opposition’s prime ministerial face for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  • Two more FIRs registered against Mamata in Assam

    Guwahati : Two more FIRs have been registered in Assam against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and members of a TMC delegation, which went to Silchar, for allegedly creating disturbances on the basis of religion, a senior police official said on Saturday.

  • Amit Shah

    Another person found hanging in WB ; BJP alleges political murder

    “Distressed to know about yet another killing of BJP karyakarta Dulal Kumar in Balarampur, West Bengal. This continued brutality and violence in the land of West Bengal is shameful and inhuman. Mamata Banerjee’s govt has completely failed to maintain law and order in the state,” Amit Shah said in a tweet.

  • Modi meets Hasina in Bengal

     Kolkata : The Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh on Friday discussed a number of bilateral issues, including security and politics, in the sylvan surroundings of the Visva-Bharati University here founded by Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore – the composer of both countries’ national anthems.

  • Oppn tears into govt as cash crunch returns

    New Delhi/Amethi/Kolkata : Opposition parties on Tuesday slammed the government over cash crunch in ATMs and banks in several parts of the country, saying the “terror of note ban” has returned to haunt the people and dubbed the situation as a “financial emergency”.

  • Mamata blames Rahul, Left for BJP surge

    Kolkata : Accusing the Congress of total negligence in contesting the Tripura Assembly elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she had approached Congress President Rahul Gandhi for alliance but was not listened to.

  • PF interest reduction fallout of PNB scam, says Mamata

    Hemtabad : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday claimed that the fresh reduction in provident fund interest is a fallout of the  Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam and that the working class would suffer hugely due to the rate cut.

  • Now, Mamata wants Ford to set up manufacturing unit in Bengal

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is batting for rapid industrialisation in the state, on Monday requested Alfred Ford, the great grandson of Henry Ford, to consider setting up a car manufacturing factory in the state.

  • Hardik Patel attacks PM Modi

    Kolkata : Patidar quota activist Hardik Patel on Saturday said that the country would see “President’s rule” if the Narendra Modi government manage to remain in power after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

  • 36 killed as bus plunges into canal in West Bengal

    Kolkata : Thirty-six people were killed and several were missing after a bus with around 50 passengers crashed through a bridge railing and plunged into a canal in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Monday, police said.

  • Bengal decks up to welcome the world 

    Kolkata/Mumbai : The timing of Centre’s approval of new logo designed and conceptualised by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, could not get any better. While, Bengal government is trying to picturise the state as a multi-colour state through its ‘Bengal means business’ campaign for its annual Bengal Global Business Summit, this new logo adds that extra valve.

  • FIR against Mamata over NRC remarks

    Guwahati/Kolkata: The Assam Police today registered an FIR against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on complaints over her allegation that the Centre was conspiring to drive Bengalis out of Assam with the state’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) that is being updated.

  • Protection grid to be set up along India-Bangladesh border: Rajnath

    Kolkata : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh convened a high-level meeting in the city with the chief ministers and home ministers of eastern states on Thursday to discuss various Indo-Bangla border related problems.

  • Tragedy or boon? Govt, Oppn battle it out on note ban anniversary

    New Delhi : Union ministers fanned out across the country to highlight the crackdown on black money to mark the first anniversary of demonetisation on Wednesday which the BJP celebrated as “Anti Black Money Day” while the Congress-led opposition observed it as “Black Day” with street protests.

  • Demonetisation is a big scam: Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata : Launching a fresh attack on the Narendra Modi government over demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged note ban was a big scam and was announced to help vested interests convert black money into white money.