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Soumitra Nandi

‘Minority funds from Centre on the wane’

The Centre was to allocate Rs 975 crore in 2015-16, but gave Rs 219 crore.

24 Jul 2017 5:18 AM

Mamata Banerjee calls for ‘oust BJP’ movement

Mamata also announced that the Trinamul Congress would launch “BJP Bharat Charo” (BJP Quit India ) programme from August 9 to August 30

22 Jul 2017 5:20 AM

Sops for HIV+ kids in West Bengal

Students to be included as ‘child belonging to disadvantaged group’.

22 Jul 2017 3:36 AM

Violence erupts in Darjeeling, 1 killed

The GJM alleged that one of its supporters, Asish Tamang, was killed and another person injured in the clash as the police opened fire in Mirik.

19 Jul 2017 4:37 AM

Ganga pollution-check kicks off

Beautification will also cover 7 tributaries of the river.

17 Jul 2017 6:17 AM


Darjeeling simmers again

Minister’s convoy attacked, railway station, govt offices set on fire.

14 Jul 2017 12:52 AM

Mute ‘cow’, ‘Gujarat’ in Amartya Sen film, says CBFC

Sen, who is presently at his hometown in Santiniketan, in Birbhum, refused to be dragged into the controversy.

13 Jul 2017 2:33 AM

Five years of work needed to be eligible for transfers

The power department has already finalised a uniform transfer policy for the department, which will be made effective by this month.

11 Jul 2017 2:23 AM

West Bengal: Highway posters to be taxed soon

The local urban bodies or the panchayet allow such advertisements by charging a small amount from the agencies that put them up. 

10 Jul 2017 4:56 AM

Councillors asked to put up Kanyashree posters

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will put up 25 hoardings about Kanyashree’s win in the UN in each of its 144 wards.

09 Jul 2017 4:31 AM


Darjeeling crisis: Army called as violence rises

The ruling Trinamul Congress has accused the BJP of instigating violence in both Darjeeling and Basirhat. 

09 Jul 2017 1:24 AM

Passengers waiting at bus stops can now check timings on screen

The transport department will fit a TV-like display in some selected bus stops for providing information.

02 Jul 2017 7:11 AM

EC joins Facebook to enrol voters

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is tying up with Facebook for a special drive to enrol left-out electors from July 1.

30 Jun 2017 1:37 AM

West Bengal: Government’s new tech to mark off land

The state government has initiated a pilot project in DGPS at Haringhata in Nadia district.

27 Jun 2017 4:52 AM

Government to curb construction pollution

PWD issues set of rules to be followed at construction sites.

26 Jun 2017 4:24 AM


With Hills’ trouble, tourism booms in N-E

Trekkers who go for adventures at Sandakphu in large numbers during the Pujas have also cancelled bookings of their huts.

24 Jun 2017 4:39 AM

E-scooters to deliver fish to your home

The advantage of these three wheelers is that women can also be roped in for the delivery of fishes.

18 Jun 2017 5:43 AM

KMC to build ATMs beside toilets

An official pointed out that banks have to pay rent for setting up ATMs to a land owner.

17 Jun 2017 5:31 AM

Kolkata: Youth to train in caring for elderly

The training programme will start from the month of July.

16 Jun 2017 4:29 AM

West Bengal government tries to foil Hills strike, GJM defiant

The state said it will try its best to foil the bandh while the GJM will try to enforce it.

12 Jun 2017 1:18 AM