Debendra Nath Ray (File Photo: Twitter)

MLA’s death: BJP calls for shutdown in north Bengal

Kolkata: The West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown in eight north Bengal districts on Tuesday, protesting against the unnatural death of its legislator from North Dinajpur’s Hemtabad Debendra Nath Ray. “We call for a 12-hour shutdown in eight north Bengal districts tomorrow. Our party workers will also stage protests […]

Communal tension in Bengal’s Hooghly, internet snapped

Kolkata: Internet services were suspended in a large part of Kolkata’s adjoining Hooghly district following the communal clashes there. Internet services were disrupted in areas like Bhadreshwar, Chandannagar, Haripal, Singur, Tarkeshwar, Sreerampur, Jangipara, Uttarpara, Dankuni, Chanditala and Rishra. The clash took place at Telenipara in Bhadreshwar area with members of two groups pelting bricks and […]

Prime Minister's Fifth Video Conference With Chief Ministers (Photo: PIBIndia/Twitter)

Telangana, Maharashtra, Punjab, Bengal among those wanting lockdown extension

New Delhi: At the Prime Minister’s fifth video conference with Chief Ministers of different states and Union Territories, at least five states advocated an extension of the current lockdown. However they were outnumbered by many states and UTs who asked for more relaxation in terms of opening up the economy while keeping certain restrictions. Sources […]