All regional parties join hands to defeat BJP in 2019: Mamata

Kolkata :  Urging all regional parties to join hands to defeat the BJP in the 2019 general elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday warned the saffron brigade that for them alarm bells have already started ringing. “All regional parties should join hands to defeat the BJP in 2019 (Lok Sabha poll),” Banerjee […]

Syama Prasad Mukherjee’s statue vandalized, 7 held

Kolkata :  Seven members of a Left student group were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly damaging a bust of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee at the Keoratola crematorium here, police said. Six males and a female aged 22-29 years who tried to deface the bust of Mookerjee have been arrested and strong legal […]

Over 2,000 kg cannabis seized in Meghalaya, 1 held

Kolkata :  In one of the biggest recoveries in the past couple of years, 2,058 kg of cannabis (ganja) was seized in Meghalaya and one person was arrested, an official said here on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) intercepted a truck at Diengpasoh near Shillong and recovered 2,058 kg […]

100 women drivers take part in off-road event ahead of Women’s Day

Kolkata :  Close to 100 women motorsports enthusiasts from the city participated in a four-wheeler off-road event which concluded at the Eco Park here on Tuesday. The event was conducted keeping in mind the International Women’s Day to be celebrated on Thursday. The two-day programme saw Urmi Mazumdar emerge victorious on Day 1 with Ratna […]

Minor raped in bus by cleaner

Kolkata : A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a bus cleaner inside a parked bus on Monday night in the northern part of the city, police said. The incident took place at Canal (West) Road, and the accused, 45-year-old Sheikh Munna, has been arrested. The girl is being treated at the R G Kar […]

Mamata cries ‘Delhi Chalo’, says target Red Fort

Kolkata :  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday gave out slogan “Delhi Chalo” and vowed to imprint her party’s footsteps in the national capital, but claimed that they would not look for any benefits other than betterment of the country. She also accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh […]