Tag: West bengal

‘Know your facts’: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury vs Anand Sharma over Cong’s West Bengal tie-up | India News

NEW DELHI: In yet another display of internal strife, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury put out a stinging response to Anand Sharma’s criticism of the...

Rally of Left-Cong-ISF’s 3rd alternative calls for ‘janhit sarkar’; cracks in alliance evident on Day 1 | India News

KOLKATA: After a decade of losing power, the Left Front, in alliance with the Congress and the newly formed Indian Secular Front (ISF) on Sunday...

West Bengal made up its mind for ‘poriborton’, says PM Modi | India News

HOOGLY: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted that poll-bound West Bengal has made up its mind for ‘poriborton’ (change). During his second visit to...

Modi’s development pitch to continue in the poll-bound States, BJP wants 20-21 rallies by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to continue with his development pitch and announce a slew of projects over the next week in the five...

GAIL puts West Bengal on India’s gas-map, hurl in greener, cheaper fuel for homes, automobiles

NEW DELHI: (India) Ltd, the nation’s biggest gas utility, has put West Bengal on the gas map of India after it completed laying a Rs...

West Bengal elections: Mamata Banerjee presents vote on account for Rs 2.99 lakh cr in House, opposition parties boycott speech

Kolkata: With state elections round the corner, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday presented a vote-on-account for Rs 2.99 lakh crore in the...

assam: PM Modi would be the first prime minister who thought of the growth and rise of the east: Pradhan

New Delhi: Ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal and Assam, Union petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

West bengal: West Bengal Polls: TMC spanner in BJP yatra plan, nod of local bodies sought

New Delhi: Ahead of the visits by home minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda to West Bengal to roll out the party’s ‘parivartan...

BJP says door shut, no more mass joinings from TMC

Kolkata: The BJP has decided to stop mass joinings from the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal amid growing resentment within the saffron party over rampant...

Poll-bound states get special focus in FM Speech; Rs 2.27 lakh crore infra projects for TN,WB, Kerala, Assam

NEW DELHI: From Rs 1.03 lakh crore highway projects for Tamil Nadu to Rs 65,000 crore works for Kerala – four poll-bound states found special...

1 lakh paramilitary troops likely for Bengal polls | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as 1 lakh Central para-military personnel may be deployed in West Bengal for the upcoming assembly poll, surpassing the nearly 75,000-80,000...

Election Commission has zero-tolerance to money and muscle power: CEC Arora | India News

KOLKATA: With political parties apprehending violence and unrest in poll-bound West Bengal, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday said the commission has zero-tolerance to...

BJP to organise ‘Paribartan Yatras’ in Bengal ahead of assembly polls | India News

KOLKATA: With an eye on the forthcoming assembly elections in West Bengal in the next few months, the BJP is set to take out ‘Paribartan...

Housing ministry supports homebuyers’ stand to repeal West Bengal HIRA

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has supported the petition of a pan-India homebuyers’ body to repeal the West Bengal Housing Regulation Act, 2017...

Time has come for ‘Brand India’ to establish itself in global agricultural markets: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that time has come for “Brand India” to establish itself in the agricultural markets of the...

Amartya Sen on Vishva-Bharati list of ‘illegal plot holders’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Visva-Bharati has written to the West Bengal government alleging that dozens of its plots have been recorded wrongly in favour of private parties...

West Bengal 2021: Will public intellectuals have an impact on the upcoming election?

If all political analyses of West Bengal in the last few years could be monetised, it could contribute significantly to the national economy. One such...

PM Modi lauds AMU for strengthening India’s relations with other countries | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday praised the Aligarh Muslim University and said it has worked to strengthen India’s relations with many countries...

TMC to morally support farmers’ strike call, not to enforce it

KOLKATA: The ruling TMC in West Bengal Monday decided to extend “moral support” to the December 8 nationwide strike called by farmers to protest against...

In West Bengal, BJP says Citizenship Amendment Act rollout by January-end

NEW DELHI: BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has said that the Citizenship Amendment Act rules will be framed in the next one month, after...

Mamata Banerjee: Mamata taking decisions in response to BJP’s demands: Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata: The BJP‘s West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday claimed that the recent decisions of the Mamata Banerjee government are actually reactions to...

Adhikari to remain in TMC, all misunderstandings cleared, says party leader | India News

KOLKATA: Senior TMC leader Saugata Roy Wednesday asserted that all misunderstandings between TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari and the party’s leadership have been cleared through dialogue,...

SC slams states, says Covid situation has gone bad to worse | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed deep disappointment with state governments for not taking concrete measures against the spread of coronavirus in the...

Trinamool record is better in West Bengal elections; task cut out for BJP

NEW DELHI: BJP‘s political graph in West Bengal has seen a significant rise since the 2014 Lok Sabha elections but the 2021 polls in the...

Dip in Covid-19 cases in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The number of new coronavirus infections reported in a day dropped below 30,000 after four months, taking India’s Covid-19 caseload to 88.74 lakh,...