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Kolkata sees worst January AQI in 5 years

This January was the most polluted January the city has seen in at least five years, with a sharp increase in the number of days with 'poor' and 'very poor' air quality index (AQI), experts attributing this to the absence of even a drop of winter rain.

The Times of India 8 Feb 2023 6:11 am

HC sends man on bail to jail 51 yrs after crime

Saying justice can be delayed but not denied, the Calcutta High Court on Monday asked a person to serve out the remainder of his five-year-old prison sentence for a crime committed 51 years ago - on February 6, 1972. The HC asked the convict, now on bail, to surrender on February 23 and serve out his remaining prison term.

The Times of India 8 Feb 2023 5:59 am

Kol boy scores 100 percentile in JEE Mains

Soham Das, a Class XII student at DPS Ruby Park, is among 20 students from across the country who have got 100 percentile in JEE-Main's January edition.

The Times of India 8 Feb 2023 5:42 am

Kol: New Garia-Ruby Metro gets safety nod

The New Garia-Ruby section of the New Garia-Airport corridor, which got the nod on Tuesday from the Commission of Railway Safety (CRS) for commercial services, is all set to start running by the month-end, said Metro Railway general manager Arun Arora.

The Times of India 8 Feb 2023 5:36 am

BJP failed to fulfil promises, CPIM B-team of Congress: Mamata in Tripura

Agartala: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday lashed the ruling BJP government for allegedly failing in fulfilling the promises that the party gave in 2018 in Tripura. Banerjee who arrived here yesterday along with general secretary Abhishek Banerjee has participated in a massive rally in Agartala and later address a mass gathering. She [] The post BJP failed to fulfil promises, CPIM B-team of Congress: Mamata in Tripura appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

NorthEast Now 7 Feb 2023 10:59 pm

Mamata Banerjee claims Trinamool Congress is only alternative to BJP

She urged people of poll-bound Tripura to break myth of a double-engine government and vote only for her party, to introduce Bengal model of governance

The Hindu 7 Feb 2023 10:32 pm

TMC election campaign in Agartala

Agartala: West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee being greeted by supporters during an election campaign rally for the upcoming Tripura Legislative Assembly elections, in Agartala, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee is also seen.(PTI Photo) Agartala: West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee with her nephew and TMC Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 7 Feb 2023 8:16 pm

Trinamool Can Oust Double-Engine Government: Mamata Banerjee In Tripura

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asserted that hers is the only party that can oust the double engine government of the BJP, and provide the people of the country with an alternative to the BJP.

NDTV 7 Feb 2023 8:11 pm

Sebi to auction assets of MPS Group, 5 others to recover investors' money

Sebi on Tuesday said it will auction 22 properties belonging to companies of MPS Group, Tower Infotech and four others on March 3 for a reserve price totalling Rs 91 crore in a bid to recover investors' money. Apart from MPS Group and Tower Infotech, the regulator has put on block properties of Vibgyor Group, Prayag Group, Multipurpose BIOS India Group and Waris Finance International Group. These companies had raised funds from investors without complying with regulatory norms. The 22 properties to be auctioned include land parcels, storied buildings, flats and a commercial space, situated across West Bengal, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a notice. Inviting bids, Sebi said auction of the properties will be conducted through online mode on March 3 during 11 am to 1 pm. Of the 22 properties to go under the hammer, 11 belong to MPS Group of companies; 3 each relate to Multipurpose BIOS India Group and Vibgyor Group of companies; two each are of Prayag Grou

Business Standard 7 Feb 2023 6:49 pm

Land for power lines: HC asks rights body to serve PIL copy to Adani firm

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked APDR to serve a copy of its public interest litigation (PIL) to Adani Power Ltd, where the rights body alleged that power transmission towers of the company in West Bengals Farakka were constructed without paying due compensation for land. The lawyer for Adani Power, who was present Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 7 Feb 2023 5:39 pm

Suspended Congress MLA Questioned By Probe Agency In Jharkhand Cash Scam

Suspended Jharkhand Congress MLA Rajesh Kachchap today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the central agency's probe into the seizure of Rs 49 lakh in cash in West Bengal from him and two other party legislators

NDTV 7 Feb 2023 5:37 pm

Congress Is B Team Of BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee At Tripura Rally

Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress ahead of the Tripura Assembly polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said Congress is BJP's 'team B'.

NDTV 7 Feb 2023 5:31 pm

Congress Is B Team Of BJP: Mamata Banerjee At Tripura Rally

Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress ahead of the Tripura Assembly polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said Congress is BJP's 'team B'.

NDTV 7 Feb 2023 5:31 pm

Congress is BJP's 'team B', says Mamata Banerjee

TRIPURA : In an attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress ahead of the Tripura Assembly elections, Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of West Bengal and leader of the Trinamool Congress (TMC), said on Tuesday that the BJP's team B is the Congress. TMC workers and supporters marched in Agartala on Tuesday in support of Mamata Banerjee, who is eager to increase her party's presence in other states ahead of the February 16 Tripura Assembly elections. Voter tallies will be tallied on March 2. In her remarks to the public gathering, Mamata said, We have worked for Bengal's growth. Swasthya Sathi cards are what we offer for health insurance. The Ayushman Bharat card issued by the national government lacks trust. She claimed that discussions about the Bengal model are taking place on a global scale. Under the double-engine government, unemployment has soared by 40% across the nation. Have they stayed true to their promises? Has the $15 million arrived in your account? She inquired. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate are sent to the homes of the Opposition leaders because, according to her, the BJP is unable to engage in political combat. Has black money returned since demonetization? Will we receive our money back if Life Insurance Corporation of India and State Bank of India fail? In the midst of the Adani controversy, Mamata remarked, If you people think that with the help of ED and CBI, we will be wiped away, that is not easy. Mamata criticised the BJP-led Centre, claiming that it is withholding the payment due for 100 days of work. She said that the federal government is also collecting state taxes. We have created jobs in the educational sector. However, legal action is being pursued against them because there might be some errors. Has something similar occurred in other states? CM of West Bengal, he stated. In connection with the alleged unauthorised appointment of assistant teachers through the West Bengal Central School Service Commission (WBSSC), the CBI had already issued a chargesheet against 12 people, including Subiresh Bhattachary, the former chairman of the WBCSSC. The CBI also named a former assistant secretary of the WBCSSC, an ex-advisor, two former programme officers of the commission and six others in the chargesheet submitted before an Alipore special judge. Santi Prasad Sinha, Ashok Kr Saha, Kalyanmoy Ganguly, Parna Bose, Samarjit Acharya, Prasanna Kumar Roy, Pradip Singh, Jnui Das, Md Azad Ali Mirza, Imam Momin, and Rohit Kumar Jha were the accused listed in the chargesheet. The TMC leader attacked the Congress, calling it the BJP's team B. This Congress is not that I was once affiliated with, she said. If it was, I would have stayed at that party all night. This Congress is the BJP's B team. ISF joining hands with 'infidels' to defeat Mamata Banerjee: TMC MP Tripura Assembly Poll: BJP announces candidates for 48 seats

News Track 7 Feb 2023 4:48 pm

Tripura assembly polls: TMC chief Mamata Banerjee holds padyatra in Agartala

West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee held a roadshow in Agartala ahead of the assembly elections in Tripura. TMC is contesting 28 of the 60 assembly seats going to polls on February 16. Earlier, talking to media, CM Banerjee said that Tripura is her second home. TMC National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee and other party workers also participated in the roadshow.

The Times of India 7 Feb 2023 3:27 pm

Santosh Trophy final round in Bhubaneswar Kerala, Goa to play opening match

Odisha: The 76th National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy Final eound will begin on Friday, February 10, 2023 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Three games from Group A will be played on the first day of competition, according to a press statement from the All India Football Federation (AIFF). At 9 AM, the Capital Football Arena will host the opening game between Goa and the defending champions Kerala. At the 7th Battalion Ground, eight-time champions Punjab square off against Karnataka after Odisha, hosting the event for the first time since May 2012, plays Maharashtra. Both games are scheduled to begin at 3 PM. Six teams will compete in Group B the following day, including straight final round participants Railways and Services. In their opening matches, they compete against Manipur and Meghalaya, respectively. West Bengal, who finished second the previous year, will face Delhi to open their final-round campaign. Three locationsCapital Football Arena, 7th Battalion Ground, and Kalinga Stadiumwill host the games. Depending on the rankings following the penultimate round of games, the last round of group matches may be played simultaneously across the three stadiums. The top two teams from each group advance to the Saudi Arabian semifinal and championship games, which serve as the knockout rounds. The schedule is as follows: Group A: Kerala, Punjab, Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Odisha February 10: Goa vs Kerala, 9 am IST, Capital Football Arena.February 10: Maharashtra Versus Odisha, 3 pm, Capital Football Arena.February 10: Punjab Versus Karnataka, 3 pm, OFA 7th Battalion.February 12: Kerala Versus Karnataka, 9 am, OFA 7th Battalion.February 12: Punjab Versus Maharashtra, 3 pm, OFA 7th Battalion.February 12: Goa Versus Odisha, 3 pm, Kalinga Stadium.February 14: Karnataka Versus Goa, 9 am Capital Football Arena.February 14: Odisha Versus Punjab, 3 pm Capital Football Arena.February 14: Kerala Versus Maharashtra, 7.30 pm, Kalinga Stadium.February 17: Maharashtra Versus Karnataka, 9 am, OFA 7th Battalion.February 17: Punjab Versus Goa, 3 pm, OFA 7th Battalion.February 17: Odisha Versus Kerala, 3 pm, Kalinga Stadium.February 19: Karnataka Versus Odisha, Time & Venue TBD.February 19: Goa Versus Maharashtra, Time & Venue TBD.February 19: Kerala Versus Punjab, Time & Venue TBD. Group B: West Bengal, Meghalaya, Delhi, Manipur, Services, Railways. February 11: Delhi Versus West Bengal, 9 am , OFA 7th Battalion.February 11: Manipur Versus Railways, 3 pm, OFA 7th Battalion.February 11: Meghalaya Versus Services, 3 pm, Capital Football Arena.February 13: West Bengal Versus Services, 9 am, Capital Football Arena.February 13: Meghalaya Versus Manipur, 3 pm, Capital Football Arena.February 13: Delhi Versus Railways, 3 pm, Kalinga Stadium.February 15: Services Versus Delhi, 9 am, OFA 7th Battalion.February 15: Railways Versus Meghalaya, 3 pm, OFA 7th Battalion.February 15: West Bengal Versus Manipur, 7.30 pm, Kalinga Stadium.February 18: Manipur Versus Services, 9 am, OFA 7th Battalion.February 18: Railways Versus West Bengal, 3 pm, OFA 7th Battalion.February 18: Meghalaya Versus Delhi, 3 pm, Capital Football Arena.February 20: Services Versus Railways, Time & Venue TBD.February 20: Delhi Versus Manipur, Time & Venue TBD.February 20: West Bengal Versus Meghalaya, Time & Venue TBD. Khelo India football Events: Karnataka, Meghalaya in semis Paris Hilton reportedly rejected Cristiano Ronaldo because 'He was not masculine enough! Messi regrets over his actions in 2023 WC QFs against Netherlands

News Track 7 Feb 2023 3:20 pm

Bengal Governor Compares Mamata Banerjee To Vajpayee, BJP Fumes

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose's high praise for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a recent event has led to uneasiness in the state BJP, which is already upset over their bonhomie.

NDTV 7 Feb 2023 1:25 pm

Bengal Governor Seeks State Level System To Audit Panchayat Funds

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose urged Fifth State Finance Commission Chairman Abhirup Sarkar to consider having a state-level system to audit Panchayati Raj Institution (PRI) funds, informed Raj Bhavan today.

NDTV 7 Feb 2023 11:48 am

Political Action in Poll-bound Tripura: Rajnath, Yogi to Address Rallies Today, Mamata to Hold Road Show

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee will also hold a road show in the northeastern state where elections to the 60-member assembly will be held on February 16.

News18 7 Feb 2023 10:32 am

Rajnath, Yogi to hold rallies, Mamata to join road show in Tripura today

Senior BJP leaders Rajnath Singh and Yogi Adityanath will address two election rallies each in Tripura on Tuesday. West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee will also hold a road show in the northeastern state where elections to the 60-member assembly will be held on February 16. During the day, Singh, the country's defence minister, will address two rallies of the ruling BJP at Kailashahar in Unakoti district and at Badarghat in West Tripura. Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, will also hold two rallies at Bagabassa in North Tripura district and at Kalyanpur in Khowai. Banerjee's roadshow is scheduled to begin at noon in the state capital Agartala. Security arrangements have been tightened in the northeastern state in view of the scheduled visit of the political leaders. Notably, Union Home Minister and Senior BJP leader Amit Shah had on Monday held two rallies and a road show in the poll-bound Tripura. Shah had alleged that Tipra Motha has a sec

Business Standard 7 Feb 2023 10:30 am

Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityantah to hold rallies, Mamata Banerjee to participate in road show in poll-bound Tripura

Senior BJP leaders Rajnath Singh and Yogi Adityanath will address two election rallies each in Tripura on Tuesday. West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee will also hold a road show in the northeastern state where elections to the 60-member assembly will be held on February 16. Security arrangements have been tightened in the state in view of the scheduled visit of the political leaders.

The Times of India 7 Feb 2023 10:27 am

Travel Tips: 9 scary railway stations of India, people shy away from going here after sunset

India is a vast country where the railway network is very vast, which is connected by several thousand railway stations. Lakhs of railway passengers travel through these stations. Some railway stations in the country are known for their grandeur and some for their passenger load. But today in this episode, the railway stations we are going to tell you about are known for their haunted atmosphere. Today we are going to tell you about some such scary and haunted railway stations where paranormal activities can be felt. Many railway stations have been declared haunted. Although science does not accept these things, there are many fears about them in the minds of the people. Come let's know about these scary railway stations... Barog Railway Station, Himachal Pradesh Barog railway station located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh is one of the scary stations. This station passing through the Kalka-Shimla rail route is full of natural beauty. While the view here will win your heart during the daytime, ghosts are seen here during the nighttime. It is said that the Barog tunnel was built by Colonel Barog, a British engineer. Since the engineer committed suicide while walking along the side of the tunnel, residents believe that the spirit of Colonel Barog still resides in the tunnel. Naini Junction, Prayagraj Many Indians were tortured by the British in the Naini Jail built near the Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh, due to which they died. The railway station of Naini has situated a short distance from this jail. Although no untoward incident happened here, still people have made strange assumptions about it. Some people believe that some spirits keep wandering around the station and crying and screaming sounds are heard here at night as if someone is being tortured. Beguncodor Railway Station, West Bengal The Beguncodor Railway, located in the Purulia district of West Bengal, was closed for 42 years due to ghost stories. Opened in the year 1960, people are still afraid to go to this station after dusk. Local people say that the station master here saw the shadow of a girl in the middle of the tracks one night. A few days later the station master and his family were killed. After this incident, this station was closed and then opened in the year 2009. Rabindra Sarovar Metro Station, Kolkata The main reason for considering this metro station haunted is that many people have committed suicide here. Now if there is such a place then it will already be declared a haunted place. This metro station of Kolkata is also known as the 'paradise of suicide'. People claim that shadows can be seen here late at night and many people have also heard screams. Now think for yourself how deserted this metro station must have become at night. Chittoor Station, Andhra Pradesh The residents around the Chittoor railway station in Andhra Pradesh believed that the station is haunted due to its stories. A CRPF officer named Hari Singh got down at Chittoor railway station. Where he was attacked by RPF personnel and TTE, in which he died. Since then it is believed that the soul of this officer is in search of justice. Ludhiana Station, Punjab Regarding a counter at Ludhiana station, people say that they have felt paranormal activities there. It is claimed that a person named Subhash used to sit at the reservation counter here. He loved work very much. For this reason, whoever went to work in that room after his death had to face many problems. Dombivli Railway Station, Mumbai Dombivli Railway Station, one of the most crowded stations in Mumbai, is also famous for being haunted by a spirit. There are many places to visit in Mumbai, but this train station has gained fame because it is the busiest station in Mumbai. People claim that a lady has been seen here at night waiting for her train. A story is famous here. A man was going to catch his train at night and saw a woman there who was crying. The man went to the woman and asked why she was crying, she replied that she wanted to catch the train to go home, but could not catch it. That man was getting late so he left. The next day he again saw the woman sitting at the same place but his friend could not see the woman. Patalpani Railway Station, Madhya Pradesh This railway station located near Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh is also considered to be haunted. It is said that the freedom fighter Tantya Mama Bhil was killed and thrown away by the British. Even today, if a train passes through here, the train is stopped near his tomb and a salute is given to him and only after that the train moves ahead. Local people tell that if the train does not stop and salute, then it crashes. Dwarka Sector 9 Metro Station, Delhi It is believed that the spirit of an angry woman roams around this station. At night, that soul runs after many vehicles around it and also knocks on the windows of many vehicles. It is also said that this spirit has killed a child.

Kalam Times 7 Feb 2023 10:20 am

Assam, Odisha among states clocking high rural inflation than urban in FY23

Assam, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Odisha, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, and Delhi experienced higher rural inflation than urban inflation

Business Standard 7 Feb 2023 9:15 am

Three West Bengal tourists injured in Kaziranga jumbo confrontation

Three women tourists from West Bengal's Hooghly district were injured after falling off an elephant they were riding inside Kaziranga National Park on Monday.

The Times of India 7 Feb 2023 8:15 am

Khelo India football Events: Karnataka, Meghalaya in semis

In the Khelo India football events, the first match of Group B was played between Karnataka and Meghalaya 18 being played at Emerald Heights School on Monday. Karnatakas Abhisheik scored the goal in 4th minute of the game to put his team ahead 1-0. After this goal Karnataka team was playing defensive while Meghalaya team continued to attack Karnataka with their traditional small passes. A brilliant attack by the Karnataka defender brought down Meghalayas forward player in the penalty area, whereby Meghalaya got a penalty gift, which Meghalayas Kanison Kharneyor scored in the 40th minute to give his team a 1-1 draw.After the interval, both teams attacked each other with brilliant passes, but in the 67th minute of the match, Balananshigeng Khangsden scored a brilliant goal by tricking 3 players to give his team a 2-1 victory. The second match of Group B was played between West Bengal and Orissa. West Bengal beat Orissa 3-2 in a thrilling encounter. Sirimanta (59th minute and 80th minute) and Pritam Biswas (8th minute) scored for West Bengal, B Sibba (2nd) and Sunil Khilla (93rd) scored for Odisha. Till the end, the score was 3-2 in the name of West Bengal. From Pool A, Punjab and Kerala and from Pool B, Meghalaya and Karnataka entered the semi-finals by topping their respective pools. On February 8, the first semi-final match will be played between Punjab and Karnataka at 10 am and the second semi-final match will be played between Meghalaya and Kerala at 2:30 pm Khelo India: Mansi-Pradyumna won gold, Pradyuman and Mansi win gold in canoe slalom Khelo India: Shauryajit Khaire gunning for gold in Mallakhamb Khelo India: Hosts MP win 4 more golds even as Maharashtra nose ahead

News Track 7 Feb 2023 7:15 am

Blaze at Kol tyre shop, 8 rescued from fumes

roke out in a ground-floor tyre shop of a three-storey building at the Exide crossing around 10.20am on Monday and within minutes, thick smoke enveloped all the floors.

The Times of India 7 Feb 2023 6:09 am

IIT death: Calcutta HC seeks cop report by Feb 20

The Calcutta HC on Monday asked police to file a final probe report in the death of IIT Kharagpur's third-year student Faizan Ahmed by February 20. Faizan's body was found in an IIT hostel on October 14.

The Times of India 7 Feb 2023 6:08 am

Kolkata set to bid adieu to winter

Even though Kolkata felt an early-morning chill on Monday, the mercury has started spiralling up, signalling an end to winter.

The Times of India 7 Feb 2023 6:08 am

Guv extols Bengal CM's pol acumen, love for arts

The chief minister-governor relationship in Bengal, at least right now, is not keeping to the usual template of acrimony that marks such relationships in many non-BJP-governed states.

The Times of India 7 Feb 2023 6:07 am

3 Dead After Ambulance Collides With Truck In West Bengal: Cop

In a tragic accident, as many as three people were killed and three seriously injured after an ambulance and truck collided near Jalpaiguri district last night.

NDTV 7 Feb 2023 1:34 am

3 West Bengal tourists injured after falling off elephant at Kaziranga National Park

Three women tourists from West Bengals Hooghly district were injured after falling off an elephant they were riding inside Kaziranga National Park on Monday.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 10:30 pm

Case Against Paresh Rawal For Speech During Gujarat Polls Quashed

The Calcutta High Court on Monday quashed an FIR filed against actor Paresh Rawal by CPI(M) West Bengal secretary Mohd Salim who claimed that the Padma Shri recipient had made derogatory comments against the Bengali community.

NDTV 6 Feb 2023 8:51 pm

Anti-Bengali comments: Relief for Paresh Rawal as Calcutta HC dismisses FIR

The case was filed against Rawal by CPI(M) politburo member and party`s state secretary in West Bengal Md Salim at Taltala Police Station in Kolkata.

Zee News 6 Feb 2023 8:25 pm

Tripura is my second home, says Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Agartala: West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday dubbed poll-bound Tripura as her second home. After arriving at MBB Airport in Agartala, Banerjee said that if West Bengal is her first home then Tripura is the second. When BJP was torturing everyone in Tripura, TMC stood by them. Vehicles of our [] The post Tripura is my second home, says Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

NorthEast Now 6 Feb 2023 8:09 pm

Indong Tea Company Ltd's Rs 13 crore public issue on BSE SME platform opens for subscription on February 9

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 6 (ANI/PNN): Public issue of Indong Tea Company Ltd - one of leading tea garden in the foothills of a Himalayan Range is scheduled to open for subscription on February 9. Company received approval to launch its public issue on BSE SME Exchange Platform. Company is planning to raise Rs. 13 crore through initial public offering to fund its expansion plans including capital expenditure towards installation of new plant and machinery for Tea processing unit at Indong Tea Estate at Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, meeting working capital requirement and general corporate purposes. Finshore Management Services Ltd is the lead manager of the issue. Public issue will close on February 13.

Business Standard 6 Feb 2023 7:45 pm

Cal HC quashes FIR against actor Paresh Rawal for his speech during Gujarat polls

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Monday quashed an FIR filed against actor Paresh Rawal by CPI(M) West Bengal secretary Mohd Salim who claimed that the Padma Shri recipient had made derogatory comments against the Bengali community. The court noted that Rawal, who had moved a petition before it seeking quashing of the FIR against Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 6 Feb 2023 7:06 pm

West Bengal state budget to be tabled on Feb 15

The next session of the West Bengal Assembly will begin on Wednesday, and the budget is likely to be placed on February 15, assembly sources said. The ruling Trinamool Congress is planning to bring in a motion against the Centre for allegedly not releasing its dues for various projects of the state.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 6:49 pm

Will Fight Till Last Breath To Protect Constitution: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that she will fight till her last breath to protect the Constitution.

NDTV 6 Feb 2023 6:44 pm

Stone pelting damages Vande Bharat Express in Chhattisgarhs Dadhapara

Another Vande Bharat train has come under attack once again. This time, stones were hurled at Vande Bharat train in Chhattisgarhs Dadhapara. Lots of such instances where stones were pelted at the newly launched Vande Bharat Express were reported from states like Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal etc. In the latest episode, the Vande Bharat express from Nagpur to Bilaspur was targeted. In the incident, the glass window was damaged.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 4:26 pm

St Xavier's University confers DLitt on Mamata Banerjee

St. Xavier's University in Kolkata honored West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee with an honorary Doctor of Letters (DLitt) degree on Monday. The award was in recognition of Banerjee's contributions to social services and education sector, vice-chancellor Father Felix Raj said before handing the citation to Banerjee in presence of governor CV Ananda Bose at the varsity's fourth convocation.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 2:54 pm

Jharkhand: Suspended Cong MLA appears before ED in cash haul case

The three MLAs were arrested by the West Bengal Police after Rs 49 lakh in cash was seized from their vehicle in Howrah district in July last year.

The Economic Times 6 Feb 2023 1:07 pm

Tripura: Political campaigning intensifies in state

AMN Campaigning has got momentum in poll-bound Tripura with the arrival of star campaigners of various political parties. Union Home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah will address two election rallies in the state today while TMC Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee among other leaders are reaching Tripura to woo the Continue reading Tripura: Political campaigning intensifies in state

The Indian Awaaz 6 Feb 2023 12:28 pm

HM Amit Shah, Bengal CM Banerjee to arrive in poll-bound Tripura today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is set to arrive in Tripura on Monday to address two election rallies, and join a roadshow to boost the BJP's campaign in the poll-bound state, a party leader said. Elections to the 60-member assembly will be held on February 16. Counting will take place on March 2. During the visit, Amit Shah ji will address Vijay Sankalp' rallies in South Tripura's Santirbazar and Khowai, and attend a roadshow in Banamalipur constituency of Agartala, he said. Security arrangements have been tightened in the northeastern state in view of the Union minister's visit, a senior police officer said on Monday. Shah had participated in two Rath Yatras in Tripura last month, beginning the saffron party's campaign for the assembly polls. TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is also scheduled to arrive in the state on Monday, and attend a roadshow and address a public meeting on Tuesday. She will arrive on Monday evening and visit Udaipur to offer prayer

Business Standard 6 Feb 2023 9:58 am

Trinamool Congress Releases Tripura Manifesto With Popular Schemes From Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) unveiled its manifesto for next month's Tripura assembly elections on Sunday, ahead of her arrival in the northeastern state. The manifesto reflects Trinamool's governance model in West Bengal, with a focus on welfare and social upliftment, and includes several successful schemes from Bengal.

NDTV 6 Feb 2023 9:12 am

Mamata Banerjee, Abhishek Banerjee to lead Trinamool Congress poll campaign in Meghalaya

The Trinamool Congress has unveiled its star campaigners for the Meghalaya election with party supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, her nephew, topping the list.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 8:29 am

BJP slams TMC's Abhishek Banerjee over his remark on Bengal Panchayat polls

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee made a statement where he said, If anyone, be it from any party, has difficulty in filing a nomination for West Bengal Panchayat elections, I will process it for them

Business Standard 6 Feb 2023 6:48 am

Kol book fair: Crowd count crosses 5L on 1st Sun

The first Sunday of Kolkata International Book Fair saw footfall cross about five lakh. Book-lovers swarmed the Central Park fair ground, leaving stalls choked and the roads leading to the venue clogged for hours. Long queues formed at stalls, like Dey's Publishing, Ananda Publishers, Rupa and Deep Prakashani, with people waiting for more than 30 minutes to get inside. Sales remained brisk at most stalls across the fair.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 5:45 am

Demand for night drivers soars in Kolkata

Demand for private drivers on hire has increased manifold over the months across the city since there has been a spurt in drink-driving checks at night as well as an awareness among citizens that they should not be at the wheel while drunk.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 5:45 am

A Kolkata icon set to go the heritage route

Tram enthusiasts said the government's decision not to revive disused tram routes was atrocious and unfortunate.

The Times of India 6 Feb 2023 5:42 am

Mamata heads TMCs star campaigner list for Meghalaya

Mamata has already sounded the poll bugle for state polls in Meghalaya, vowing to oust the MDA government headed by chief minister Conrad Sangma.

The Times of India 5 Feb 2023 9:28 pm

Jolt for BJP in Bengal as another party MLA joins Trinamool

Jolt for BJP in Bengal as another party MLA joins Trinamool Ahead the forthcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal, the BJP on Sunday received a major jolt as another party MLA shifted to the ruling Trinamool Congress. Kolkata: Ahead the forthcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal, the BJP on Sunday received a major jolt as [] The post Jolt for BJP in Bengal as another party MLA joins Trinamool appeared first on Mangalorean.com .

Mangalorean 5 Feb 2023 9:27 pm

Child marriage crackdown: 2,278 held in 3 days in Assam

The Assam Police continued with its crackdown on child marriage in the state for the third day in a row, with the number of arrests touching 2,278 on Sunday. A police statement said the arrests were made based on 4,074 FIRs across the state.

The Times of India 5 Feb 2023 6:39 pm

Tripura polls: TMC promises `Bengal model of development` in manifesto

West Bengal education minister Bratya Basu said that if the party is voted to power in the state, it will create 2 lakh jobs in five years with 50,000 new jobs in the first year itself

Mid Day 5 Feb 2023 6:36 pm

TMC releases manifesto for Tripura polls

The manifesto was launched a day ahead of party chief Mamata Banerjee's visit to the state. The TMC is fighting 28 assembly seats in the February 16 election.

The Times of India 5 Feb 2023 4:59 pm

NF Railway clocks 9 pc jump in freight unloading in FY'24

During January, 705 rakes of freight carrying trains were unloaded in Assam, followed by 116 rakes in Tripura, 22 rakes in Nagaland, 8 rakes in Arunachal Pradesh, 6 rakes in Manipur and 5 rakes in Mizoram. Moreover, 220 freight rakes in West Bengal and 219 freight rakes in Bihar were also unloaded during the month within the jurisdiction of NF Railway, De said.

The Economic Times 5 Feb 2023 12:27 pm

46 pvt bus routes stop ops in Kol: Survey

Unable to counter the twin challenges of stricter pollution-control norms and a low fare structure, private buses are fast disappearing from roads, the number having reduced to almost half that of the pre-Covid times.

The Times of India 5 Feb 2023 7:30 am

Porn racket: Guest house manager held in Salt Lake

A manager of a guest house in Salt Lake AL Block was arrested by Bidhannagar cops for allegedly running a pornography racket from there.

The Times of India 5 Feb 2023 6:04 am

1 held with bullets at Kolkata airport

A man, Mohammed Ghalib, was arrested at Kolkata airport on Friday for allegedly trying to board a flight with four live ammunition without any legal documents, the police said. He was produced before a district court on Saturday and remanded to police custody.

The Times of India 5 Feb 2023 6:02 am

Work starts to bridge 9m gap of E-W Metro tunnel

After repeated setbacks, here's finally some good news for the East-West Metro corridor.

The Times of India 5 Feb 2023 6:02 am

Attempts Underway by Centre to Malign West Bengal, Says TMC's Abhishek Banerjee

Abhishek Banerjee said the TMC leadership would never surrender before the corrupt BJP regime

News18 4 Feb 2023 11:41 pm

Smriti Irani slams West Bengal govt for failing to utilise allocated funds

Slamming the West Bengal government, the Union minister said the Mamata Banerjee government has failed to utilise the funds provided by the Centre. The West Bengal government could not utilise Rs 260 crore provided by the Ministry of Women and Child Welfare. The state has failed to utilize the money, the minister said.

The Economic Times 4 Feb 2023 9:47 pm

Congress unveils candidature for Ramgarh assembly by-polls

In an official press note, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the bye-elections in seven assembly constituencies. These constituencies include Lakshadweep PC in Lakshadweep, Lumla in Arunachal Pradesh, Ramgarh in Jharkhand, Erode in Tamil Nadu, Sagardighi in West Bengal, Kasba Peth and Chinchwad in Maharashtra

Mid Day 4 Feb 2023 9:23 pm

NEET aspirant from West Bengal falls to death from 6th floor in Kota

A 20-year-old NEET aspirant from West Bengal died after falling from the 6th floor of his hostel building in Kota's Jawahar Nagar police station area on Thursday night.

The Times of India 4 Feb 2023 8:11 am

Assam: '32 of every 100 girls in 20-24 age group were married before 18'

According to NFHS-5, West Bengal, Bihar and Tripura top the list of child marriages with more than 40% of women aged 20-24 years married below 18. F

The Times of India 4 Feb 2023 6:58 am

Cancer care on wheels set to roll out in Kol today

A mobile breast cancer screening unit on wheels will roll out from the Rajarhat campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) on Saturday. The mammography facility's flag-off coincides with the World Cancer Day. Health experts said breast cancer is the leading cancer among women and early detection is the key to good treatment outcome.

The Times of India 4 Feb 2023 5:26 am

Sextortion cuffs on college student in Kolkata

The cyber cell of Kolkata Police on Thursday arrested a 21-year-old college student from Pathuriaghata in Jorabagan for allegedly duping a Mumbai resident of Rs 6,000 on a popular dating site. Of the 22 sextortion cases that were reported last year, this was the first arrest from Kolkata so far.

The Times of India 4 Feb 2023 5:22 am

Cooch Behar airport reopens on Feb 15

The Cooch Behar airport, the second airport in north Bengal after Bagdogra, is set to resume operations from February 15, with one daily flight connecting Kolkata.

The Times of India 4 Feb 2023 5:02 am

Kol gets no rain in 2 winter mnths; 'a rarity'

This winter has been an exceptionally dry one in Kolkata with the city receiving no rain in December and January, something which rarely happens, says the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC). While western disturbances usually trigger clouds and light rain across south Bengal in mid-January, this time there has been no precipitation. In January 2022, Kolkata had received more than 12mm rain over six days.

The Times of India 4 Feb 2023 4:55 am

ISFs Naushad Siddiquie working at the behest of BJP claims Trinamool

On Friday, a court at Baruipur in South 24 Parganas remanded Mr. Siddique in six days of police custody.

The Hindu 4 Feb 2023 12:42 am

Two brothers drown in West Bengal's Jhargram lake

While Soumitra was supposed to appear in class 10 board exams this year, Subrata was an undergraduate student of first year.

The Times of India 3 Feb 2023 5:27 pm

Woman assaulted with hammer & robbed in WB

Family members claimed around 80g of gold, including the chain and bangles she was wearing, 40 pieces of silver items, and Rs 78,000 in cash have gone missing from the house.

The Times of India 3 Feb 2023 7:00 am

'Visva-Bharati's 'political' attack on CM shameful'

Banerjee on Thursday did not refer to the university's statement but vowed to stand by Visva-Bharati's students and professors.

The Times of India 3 Feb 2023 6:54 am

Calcutta HC judge irked with CBI over edu probe

The judge, observing that the CBI officers were ot worthy of conducting any investigation, threatened to take steps against on-performing investigating officers. Do we now have to bank on MI5 (the UK security service)? he observed.

The Times of India 3 Feb 2023 6:47 am

UNEP-managed CITES database reveals red sanders smuggling

There is a clear discrepancy in the reporting of the trade in the endangered speciesby the exporting and importing countries, says wildlife trade monitoring organisation TRAFFIC

The Hindu 3 Feb 2023 12:25 am

CBI court rejects Partha Chatterjee's bail plea

A CBI court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, arrested in connection with the recruitment irregularities in state schools, and extended his judicial remand till February 16.

The Times of India 2 Feb 2023 6:08 pm

Dharmarajan appointed GOC Bengal Sub Area

Major General H Dharmarajan took over as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Bengal Sub Area on Wednesday.

The Times of India 2 Feb 2023 2:52 pm

BJP announces candidates for Bengal and Arunachal bypoll

The candidates for the upcoming byelections in West Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh have been announced by the BJP. Last month, the Election Commission announced the dates for six assembly seat by-elections in five states. Votes will be counted on March 2 after voting on February 27. Tsering Lhamu will run for the Lumla (ST) seat in Arunachal Pradesh, while Dilip Saha will run for the Sagardighi seat in West Bengal, according to the party's official communiqu. On February 27, by-elections will be held in two assembly districts in Maharashtra, one assembly district each in Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu. Lakshadweep's parliamentary district will have byelections on February 27. Elections in West Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh were both required due to the passing of the incumbent MLAs. Jambey Tashi, a BJP leader from Lumla, passed suddenly in November of last year following a brief illness. As a result of the passing of Trinamool Congress leader Subrata Saha, Bengal's Sagardighi seat has remained vacant. Meanwhile, Leki Norbu, a former gaon burah (village headman), was announced as the People's Party of Arunachal's candidate for the impending by-election in Lumla on Tuesday. Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP over Pathaan's success BJP leader's Thar crushes 2 youths to death, case registered Bharat Jodo Yatra counters hate spread by BJP and the RSS: Kharge

News Track 2 Feb 2023 10:23 am

Kol, Howrah to benefit from sop on old-car scrapping

The budgetary support for the scrapping of old vehicles will be beneficial to Kolkata and Howrah, the two cities with the highest vehicular population in the state. The city's first scrapping facility has been planned at the Nilgunj depot of West Bengal Transport Corporation.

The Times of India 2 Feb 2023 7:33 am

Kol cops return Rs 12.5L to cyber fraud victims

In a first in Kolkata, 25 victims of cyber fraud got back Rs 12.5 lakh of stolen money from police and banks on Wednesday. At a time when cyber crime is swiftly becoming a major threat and people are losing lakhs due to fraud calls, the cyber wing of the eastern suburban division of Kolkata Police followed the footsteps of the Bidhannagar Police in recovering more than Rs 12.5 lakh stolen in online transactions and returning the same to their rightful owners.

The Times of India 2 Feb 2023 5:52 am

Memory back after 4 yrs, Bangla man to go home

A man, who was found living on the streets of Kolkata four years ago in an unkempt condition with no recollection of his past, will be reunited with his family at Faridpur in Bangladesh later this week.

The Times of India 2 Feb 2023 5:39 am

NPP may resort to 'dirty politics': Mukul Sangma

Trinamool Congress Legislature Party leader and Meghalaya leader of opposition Mukul Sangma addressed two mega rallies in West Khasi Hills and South Garo Hills on Wednesday, with an apprehension that ruling NPP may resort to dirty politics to grab power again.

The Times of India 1 Feb 2023 10:46 pm

Assam-based counterfeit currency racket busted

KOLKATA: An Assam-based counterfeit currency racket has been busted in Kolkata the capital of West Bengal. Two Assam-based counterfeit currency racketeers have been arrested by the anti-FICN team of special task force (STF) in Kolkata. Huge quantities of high-quality counterfeit Indian currencies were recovered from the accused during the search. A total of 2000 [] The post Assam-based counterfeit currency racket busted appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

NorthEast Now 1 Feb 2023 8:47 am

Telangana recorded highest inflation at 8.7%, says Economic Survey

Economic Survey According to the report, Telangana has an inflation rate of 8.7% between April and December 2022 against the national average of 6.8% for the same period. IANS Telangana FM Harish Rao Telangana has the highest inflation rate in the country, revealed the Economic Survey 2022-23 tabled in the Parliament on Tuesday, January 31, by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. According to the report, Telangana has an inflation rate of 8.7 per cent between April and December 2022 against the national average of 6.8 per cent for the same period. The report also shows that the inflation in rural Telangana was 9.2 per cent while it was 8.3 per cent in the urban areas. Telangana, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Andhra Pradesh saw especially high rates of inflation in 2022-23. Fuel and clothing were the major contributors for the surge in inflation. Another contributing factor was food inflation due to high prices of tomatoes as a result of crop damage and supply disruption due to unseasonal heavy rains in states like Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh between April-December 2022. Reacting to the Economic Survey report, Telangana BJP President Bandi Sanjay Kumar blamed the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) government for the high inflation. Bandi Sanjay said that fuel is a major contributor to rise in inflation. BRS government won't reduce VAT on petrol/diesel prices even though the Centre and majority of states reduced it. KCR continued to push the burden on common man, he said. The BJP leader also slammed the BRS for boycotting President Droupadi Murmu's address to the joint session of both houses of the Parliament. It is a shame that the BRS boycotted the speech when an adivasi woman was addressing both houses of Parliament for the first time after being elected President, tweeted Bandi Sanjay, who is also a Member of Parliament. Union Minister G Kishan Reddy has also attacked BRS for boycotting the President's speech. Skipping 1st joint address of Hon'ble President shows total lack of respect for a tribal daughter of India. Time to respect India's highest office and institutions, tweeted the minister. He alleged that BRS and Chief Minister KCR's only focus is his own family. He said they have no respect for the Constitution, conventions, and common courtesies. Read: Budget 2023: Tax sops, fiscal consolidation tightrope walk for FM Nirmala Sitharaman Also Read: Indias economy to grow at 7% this fiscal: Highlights of Economic Survey 2022-23

The News Minute 1 Feb 2023 8:40 am

Netizens 'discuss' chicken biryani recipe with AI chatbot

Many netizens from the city have been sharing the screenshots of their conversations with a chatbot on their Twitter and Facebook feeds, the discourse of which ranges from the sublime to the ridiculous.

The Times of India 1 Feb 2023 7:26 am

Rs 10 lakh fake notes seized in Kolkata, 2 held

The Kolkata Police STF arrested two residents of Assam and recovered fake currency with a face value of Rs 10 lakh from them near the crossing of Dufferin Road and Mayo Road on Monday.

The Times of India 1 Feb 2023 5:36 am

ED raids properties in Kol for hawala links

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday raided 12 locations in West Bengal, including at least nine in Kolkata. The searches, sources said, were linked to recent investigations conducted by the Income Tax department.

The Times of India 1 Feb 2023 5:31 am

Measles rubella vax drive in WB schools extended till Feb 11

The state health department has extended the measles rubella (MR) vaccine campaign in schools that will continue with the immunisation campaigns at the community level till February 11.

The Times of India 1 Feb 2023 5:18 am

Kolkata STF seizes fake currency worth Rs 10 lakh, 2 arrested

KOLKATA : The Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police on Tuesday detained two people with fake notes with a face value of Rs 10 lakh. According to police sources, the STF sleuths carried out a raid on a home in South Kolkata on the basis of specific information, and while there, they detained Abdur Rezzak Khan and Saher Ali and seized a shipment of counterfeit money. They had in their possession 2,000 counterfeit notes, each with a face value of Rs 500, an officer reported. Khan and Ali are both Assamese citizens. The individuals detained have been registered under Section 102B. (criminal conspiracy). Sections 489B and 489C of the Indian Penal Code (possession of counterfeit currency). On Tuesday in Kolkata, a lower court will hear the cases of the two people who were recently detained. police sources said, the two people who were arrested are likely a part of a larger conspiracy that trades in counterfeit money. The STF sleuths are questioning them in an effort to learn more about the racket's kingpins. Within a three-week period, the STF detectives in Kolkata have successfully recovered two significant amounts of counterfeit currency. On January 8, a man named Rakumul Sheikh was taken into custody after being found in possession of fake currency with a face value of Rs. 1,50,000. Sheikh was a resident of Malda district in West Bengal. He was arrested earlier also for his involvement in the counterfeit currency racket. Asaram used to rape elder sister, son Sai molested younger Six Muslim youths beaten up by villagers for posing as saints wearing saffron Rickshaw driver gang-raped woman along with his friend, arrested

News Track 31 Jan 2023 4:17 pm

West Bengal HS/ 12th Class Exam Date 2023 Exam Time Table Released

West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) has released Exam Time Table for HS/ 12th Class 2023. The post West Bengal HS/ 12th Class Exam Date 2023 - Exam Time Table Released first appeared on FreeJobAlert.Com . Read More

FreeJobAlert 31 Jan 2023 3:51 pm

MCH students see BBC documentary after super's 'no'

Students at three institutes screened the controversial BBC documentary in Kolkata on Monday. Around 150 MBBS students of Medical College Hospital Kolkata (MCHK) sat through the screening of 'India, The Modi Question', while another 200 at Aliah University's Park Circus Campus attended the screening

The Times of India 31 Jan 2023 5:35 am