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Watch: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan performs aarti, dances, plays 'dhak' on Durga Ashtami

Watch: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan performs aarti, dances, plays 'dhak' on Durga Ashtami

Durga Puja is celebrated over four days -- sashti, saptami, ashthami and navami which this year fall from October 22 to 24.

Soumitra Chatterjee's health a cause of concern; doctor says, 'still having neurological issues'

Soumitra Chatterjee's health a cause of concern; doctor says, 'still having neurological issues'

The critically acclaimed actor, who has the rare distinction of having worked with maestros such as Satyajit Ray, was admitted after he t...Read More

Durga Puja 2020: Kolkata pandal installs  Sonu Sood's idol helping migrants

Durga Puja 2020: Kolkata pandal installs Sonu Sood's idol helping migrants

Durga Puja celebrations this year will remain a low-key affair after Calcutta High Court declared pandals as 'no entry zones'.

West Bengal: 1.6 crore cash, 8 illegal firearms seized by STF in separate raids in Kolkata

West Bengal: 1.6 crore cash, 8 illegal firearms seized by STF in separate raids in Kolkata

In raids conducted in Kolkata by the Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police along with Strand Road Police, two illegal firearms deale...Read More

Durga Puja 2020: All pandals made 'no-entry' zones; here's what's allowed, what's not

Durga Puja 2020: All pandals made 'no-entry' zones; here's what's allowed, what's not

Not more than 15-25 people will be allowed inside the pandals. Further, the Calcutta High Court has advised the government to pursue crow...Read More

75% dole used for COVID-19 equipment

75% dole used for COVID-19 equipment

The Calcutta HC on Friday ordered 75% of grants given by the West Bengal govt to Durga Puja pandals should be used on Covid-19 sanitisati...Read More

Rains may ruin Durga Puja for Bengalis this year, warns IMD

Rains may ruin Durga Puja for Bengalis this year, warns IMD

The presence of "two back-to-back weather systems originating from the Bay of Bengal" has brought with it the possibility of heavy rainfa...Read More

PIL in Calcutta High Court questions state grant to Durga Puja pandals

PIL in Calcutta High Court questions state grant to Durga Puja pandals

The petition has been filed by a Left trade wing activist from Durgapur, Sourav Dutta.

West Bengal: Cops seize 72 kg ganja worth Rs 6 lakh from car on busy Kolkata road

West Bengal: Cops seize 72 kg ganja worth Rs 6 lakh from car on busy Kolkata road

Even as the controversy over narcotics has been raging after late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, 72 kg ganja was seized from a car o...Read More

Gun-wielding Sikh BJP protester Balwinder Singh's family reaches Kolkata; says 'he fought against Pakistan, served country for 20 years'

Gun-wielding Sikh BJP protester Balwinder Singh's family reaches Kolkata; says 'he fought against Pakistan, served country for 20 years'

A week after the BJP rally in Kolkata where a Sikh protestor Balwinder Singh’s turban was pulled off by the police, his wife and son alon...Read More

Indian Railways to run 392 festival special trains from 20 Oct-30 Nov: Here's the full list of trains

Indian Railways to run 392 festival special trains from 20 Oct-30 Nov: Here's the full list of trains

Ahead of festive season, the Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it will operate 392 festival special trains between October 20 and...Read More

Congress leaders slam BJP over Kolkata shell companies issue; asks if Modi will take action against BS Yediyurappa

Congress leaders slam BJP over Kolkata shell companies issue; asks if Modi will take action against BS Yediyurappa

Several Congress leaders today slammed BJP over the Kolkata shell companies controversy which allegedly involves Karnataka CM BS Yediyura...Read More

'Mamata this is not done': Harbhajan Singh fumes over police thrashing 'gun-carrying' BJP leader

'Mamata this is not done': Harbhajan Singh fumes over police thrashing 'gun-carrying' BJP leader

On Thursday, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) West Bengal held the "Nabanna Chalo" (state secretariat) rally reportedly over corru...Read More

West Bengal: FIR against BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, Arjun Singh and others for Thursday’s rally

West Bengal: FIR against BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya, Arjun Singh and others for Thursday’s rally

After the damage to public property in Thursday’s mega rallies by BJP, proceeding towards the state secretariat Nabanna, Kolkata Police h...Read More

Mamata takes to Kolkata streets

Mamata takes to Kolkata streets

KolkataWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata hit the streets of Kolkata on Saturday to protest against the Hathras incident, a day after her ...Read More

NIA special court in Kolkata convicts 2 Bangladeshi terrorists

NIA special court in Kolkata convicts 2 Bangladeshi terrorists

A special NIA court on Tuesday sentenced two Bangladeshi nationals belonging to the Ansarullah Bangla Team terror group to seven years ri...Read More

West Bengal: TMC workers cut their hands; ink posters with blood in protest against farm bill in Kolkata

West Bengal: TMC workers cut their hands; ink posters with blood in protest against farm bill in Kolkata

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders cut their hand and wrote on posters with blood during the protests over the Farm Bill issue on Friday.Th...Read More

Fashion designer Sharbari Dutta found dead at her south Kolkata residence

Fashion designer Sharbari Dutta found dead at her south Kolkata residence

Kolkata: Ace fashion designer Sharbari Dutta was found dead inside the bathroom at her south Kolkata's Broad Street residence on the inte...Read More

TMC’s Pre-Poll Vote Bonanza: Stipend for Hindu Brahmin priests in West Bengal

TMC’s Pre-Poll Vote Bonanza: Stipend for Hindu Brahmin priests in West Bengal

It was a day of big announcements by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, with an eye on the 2021 Assembly elections. Amongst the ...Read More

Hindi Diwas 2020: In a bid to consolidate Hindu votes, TMC ramps up Hindi Cell

Hindi Diwas 2020: In a bid to consolidate Hindu votes, TMC ramps up Hindi Cell

The Trinamool Congress(TMC) on Monday appointed Dinesh Trivedi as the Chairman and Vivek Gupta as the President of the West Bengal Trinam...Read More

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