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Foreign trips helped India's might become known: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   5:58 pm
Illambazar (West Bengal) April 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday came down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for accusing him of only going on foreign trips in last five years, saying India's might has been acknowledged across the globe because of these visits. View More..

G. Ravinder Reddy's first sculptural solo in Kolkata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   5:24 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The first-ever solo exhibition of sculptures by India's eminent artist G. Ravinder Reddy will open in a Kolkata art gallery in June. View More..

Congress government cried in face of Pakistan's terrorism: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   5:06 pm
Illambazar (West Bengal), April 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused the erstwhile Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of "crying" in the face of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, and claimed that his government was the first to show the might of killing terrorists by entering their homes. View More..

Might send gifts, sweets but won't give vote: Mamata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   4:54 pm
Sreerampur (West Bengal), April 24 (IANS) In an apparent reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's revelation that Mamata Banerjee sends him kurtas and sweets every year, the West Bengal Chief Minister said, here on Wednesday, she might send gifts and sweets to people on occasions but will not give them vote. View More..

Trinamool nominee actress Nusrat shows Rs 2.9 cr assets

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   4:46 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Famed Bengali film actress and the Trinamool Congress candidate for the Basirhat Lok Sabha constituency, Nusrat Jahan Ruhi, has declared assets worth over Rs 2.90 crore. View More..

Point to prove for Karthik as KKR take on Royals (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   2:18 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Under the pump for the first time as Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) skipper, Dinesh Karthik's leadership skills and own form will be keenly observed when his team takes on Rajasthan Royals in a must-win Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter for both outfits, here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. View More..

I have no connection with any biopic, says Mamata

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   2:16 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday denied her connection with any biopic and warned people not to compel her to file a defamation suit. View More..

Political parties in Bengal wage war of words using traditional-cum-social media

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   10:24 am
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Words are being shot like arrows in West Bengal as various parties take part in the country's biggest political Game of Thrones, the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Trinamool moves EC against Central forces

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   11:30 pm
Arambag/Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Going on the offensive against the Central forces, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Tuesday moved the Election Commission, accusing the troopers of influencing the electorate to vote for the BJP during phase-3 of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal. View More..

TGBL to acquire Dhunseri's branded tea business

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   11:06 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGBL) on Tuesday said it has entered into a non-binding term sheet to acquire the branded tea business of Dhunseri Tea & Industries Limited for an aggregate consideration of up to Rs 101 crore. View More..

Central forces coverage in Bengal to be 98% in next phase

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:58 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Even as a Congress worker died outside a polling booth and reports of violence came in, West Bengal's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Aariz Aftab on Tuesday said the third-phase elections across five constituencies in the state were "peaceful". View More..

552 central paramilitary companies in Bengal's 4th phase

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:52 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) A total of 552 companies of central paramilitary forces will be deployed for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, covering eight parliamentary seats, on April 29, Central Police Observer Vivek Dubey said on Tuesday. View More..

Modi attacks Mamata, Trinamool for using Bangladeshi actors

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:44 pm
Asansol (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took potshots at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for roping in actors from neighbouring Bangladesh to campaign for her Trinamool Congress in the 2019 polls. View More..

Modi attacks Mamata, Trinamool for using Bangla actors

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:06 pm
Asansol, West Bengal, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took potshots at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for roping in actors from neighbouring Bangladesh to campaign for her party Trinamool Congress in the 2019 polls. View More..

After early calm, Bengal poll day marred by killing, clashes

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:00 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) West Bengal saw its first poll-related fatality in the ongoing general elections on Tuesday, as a Congress worker succumbed to his injury following a political clash in phase three of the Lok Sabha polls on a day marred by clashes, bombings and intimidation. View More..

1 killed in violence-marred Bengal polls (6th Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:48 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One Congress worker was killed in clashes outside a polling booth as crude bombs were hurled in a bid to intimidate voters amid EVM malfunctioning at some place for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday. View More..

Losing isn't fun, but removing DK not discussed: Kallis

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:38 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Jacques Kallis on Tuesday said he hasn't been in touch with skipper Dinesh Karthik or co-owner Shah Rukh Khan since their loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad. View More..

TGBL to acquire Dhunseri's branded tea business

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:04 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGBL) on Tuesday said it has entered into a non-binding term sheet to acquire the branded tea business of Dhunseri Tea & Industries Limited, for an aggregate consideration of up to Rs 101 crore. View More..

1 killed in violence-marred Bengal polls (5th Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   6:14 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) One Congress worker was killed in clashes outside a polling booth, and hurling of bombs, bids to intimidate voters and EVM snags marred the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday. View More..

EEPC India seeks copper scrap policy

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   6:10 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India on Tuesday said it has impressed upon the government to bring in a copper scrap policy in order to prevent import of inferior and hazardous material, raising concern over 60 per cent fall in copper and allied product exports in March, due to shutdown of Sterlile's Tuticorin plant. View More..