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Bengal Cong Finalises 11 Candidates, Arrangement with Left in Strain

Kolkata: Putting the possibility of an electoral understanding with the Left Front under strain, Bengal Congress on Monday evening finalised the candidates for 11...

Maoist Leader Clears Lecturership Test from Jail

Kolkata: A top-ranking Maoist insurgent, lodged in jail in Bengal since 2012, has created history by clearing the State Eligibility Test (SET) in History. SET...

Left Front Releases Second List of Lok Sabha Candidates

Kolkata: The Left Front on Friday released its second list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls in Bengal and said that it will release...

Poll Administration To Act Against Social Media Trolling of Nusrat Jahan

Kolkata: The election administration in the state has taken suo-motu cognisance of a lewd photograph of film actress and Trinamool Lok Sabha polls candidate...

Trinamool Bahubali MLA Joins BJP, More in Queue

Kolkata: Trinamool has suffered a major blow in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections with its sitting MLA and political strongman Arjun...

Bengal Lags Behind Rest of India in Quitting Tobacco, Gutka Stays Main Concern

Kolkata: Notwithstanding nearly 1.5-lakh people in Bengal dying every year due to tobacco-related ailments, the number of people quitting tobacco consumption in the state...

Plea Misses Didi as Fasting SSC Candidates Lie on Pavement for 13 Days &...

By Bappaditya Paul  On Tuesday the sun blazed over Kolkata skyline, giving the city the first feel of the summer this season. The maximum temperature...

In Unprecedented Move, Central Forces Arriving in Bengal a Month Before LS Polls

Kolkata: In an unprecedented move, Election Commission of India (EC) has dispatched a batch of Central forces for deployment in Bengal for election duty...

Trinamool Drops 10 Sitting MPs from Candidate List for “Challenging” LS Polls

Kolkata: Trinamool has not given tickets to ten of its sitting MPs to contest this Lok Sabha polls. Of them, one MP had recently...

As Bengal Govt Keeps Mum, SSC Teacher Aspirants Now On Fast-Unto-Death

Kolkata: The wait-listed teacher aspirants, who are on a relay hunger strike in Kolkata since 28 February demanding early recruitment, have now decided to...

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