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Communists, Muslim terrorists could be behind Assam massacre, says Bengal BJP prez

Kolkata: After maintaining a studied silence for over 12-hour, Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has come up with a unique allegation as regards the...

Compensation for victims of elephant raids hiked by 60 per cent

Siliguri: The state government has increased the compensation for people killed by wild animals, including elephants, by over 60 per cent. According to state forest...

Assam killings: Trinamool takes out huge rallies; civil society demonstrates at Kolkata’s Assam Bhawan

Kolkata: Both political parties and civil society organisations have taken to the streets in Bengal against the massacre of five Bengalis in Assam by...

Trinamool social media DPs go black in protest of Assam killings, Abhishek in protest...

Kolkata: Trinamool and its top leadership have turned their social media display picture (DP) black as a symbolic protest against the killings of five...

Cratered road compels New Town elites to take to agitation

Kolkata: They live in towering high-rises. Drive swanky cars. Communicate over costly mobile phones and mostly stay aloof to the neighbourhood outside their window. But...

New mother, unattended by staff, dies falling on Kolkata hospital washroom

Kolkata: A new mother has died after she slipped in the washroom and allegedly remained unattended there for about 40 minutes at a government-run...

Close shave for passengers as tanker rams into aircraft at Kolkata airport

Kolkata: Some 103-odd passengers had a narrow escape today after a water tanker rammed into a Doha-bound aircraft at Kolkata airport. The aircraft, a Boeing...

Cancer claims youth injured in Majerhat bridge collapse

Kolkata: Two months since the Majerhat bridge collapse, one more injured person has died. With this, the death toll in the bridge collapse now...

In blow to employees, Mamata govt extends Pay Commission tenure once more

Kolkata: Even after having already waited for three years, Bengal government employees are unlikely to see a pay revision before the Lok Sabha polls...

Nigerian woman arrested in Kolkata with cocaine consignment

Kolkata: A Nigerian woman has been arrested in Kolkata after police found a consignment of cocaine in her possession. The young woman is based in...

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