West Bengal,

Four killed in West Bengal as boat capsizes during Durga idol immersion

Four killed in West Bengal as boat capsizes during Durga idol immersion

Four people were killed after a boat capsized in a water body during immersion of Durga idol here in Murshidabad on Monday, police said.A...Read More

Covid-19 dampens Navratri, Durga Puja celebrations

Covid-19 dampens Navratri, Durga Puja celebrations

A survey conducted on the Public app reveals that 32 percent of Indians are not willing to attend a physical Durga Puja or Dussehra celeb...Read More

Maa Durga slays China's Xi Jinping in Berhampore; netizens dazed by artist's unique spin on mythos

Maa Durga slays China's Xi Jinping in Berhampore; netizens dazed by artist's unique spin on mythos

The theme has been earning praises from people after going viral on social media.

India bites the bullet: 
Quad is getting teeth

India bites the bullet: Quad is getting teeth

The Chinese belligerence alone can explain why at long last, India has decided to bite the bullet and invite Australia to join the Malaba...Read More

Calcutta HC orders all Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal be declared no-entry zones

Calcutta HC orders all Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal be declared no-entry zones

HC declares pandals containment zones; only listed organisers will be allowed

West Bengal: Gun-wielding Sikh BJP protester Balwinder Singh granted bail

Sikh man, whose turban came off during scuffle with police at Bengal BJP rally, gets bail

Balwinder Singh who was arrested for allegedly carrying a firearm at a BJP rally on October 8, was granted bail by a court in Howrah on M...Read More

Durga Puja 2020: Pandals no-entry zone for pandal hoppers in Bengal - All you need to know

Durga Puja 2020: Pandals no-entry zone for pandal hoppers in Bengal - All you need to know

Three days before West Bengal is set to usher the festival of Durga Puja amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Calcutta High court on Monday ...Read More

Saree, sweets, and flowers: Durga Puja gifts for Mamata from Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Saree, sweets, and flowers: Durga Puja gifts for Mamata from Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Durga Puja festivities cut across geography and religion, uniting the Bengali community across borders in spirit.

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

FPJ Fact Check: Did BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya really meet COVID-positive Dilip Ghosh without a mask?

FPJ Fact Check: Did BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya really meet COVID-positive Dilip Ghosh without a mask?

An anonymous account shared an image, clicked two years back, of BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya meeting the party's West Bengal unit chi...Read More

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh tests positive for COVID-19; admitted to Kolkata hospital

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh tests positive for COVID-19; admitted to Kolkata hospital

West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh tested positive for COVID-19 late on Friday night, sources said. He was ad...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

Veteran Bengali artiste Pradip Ghosh dies at 78, due to COVID-19

Veteran Bengali artiste Pradip Ghosh dies at 78, due to COVID-19

Ghosh was suffering from mild fever for the past few days but did not have major Corona symptoms.

There are only 2 Guvs in India, one in Maharashtra and another in West Bengal: Sanjay Raut

There are only 2 Guvs in India, one in Maharashtra and another in West Bengal: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that a governor is a political agent of the President of India and the central government and...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: Complaint against Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar to Women Commission over 'sexually coloured remark' on Mamata

West Bengal: Complaint against Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar to Women Commission over 'sexually coloured remark' on Mamata

67 women signatories on Wednesday wrote to West Bengal Commission of Women against West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. The letter stat...Read More

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

Calcutta High Court directs 20% fee concession to private schools in West Bengal amid pandemic

Calcutta High Court directs 20% fee concession to private schools in West Bengal amid pandemic

In a relief for several families that have struggled economically during the COVID-19 and lockdown, the Calcutta High court on Tuesday or...Read More

West Bengal governor asks Mamata Banerjee to withdraw case against Balvinder Singh

West Bengal governor asks Mamata Banerjee to withdraw case against Balvinder Singh

Asserting that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee needs to send human rights and Rule of Law friendly signals, Governor Jagdeep D...Read More

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