R-Day Event: Warmth Missing as Bengal Governor, CM Come Face to Face

R-Day Event: Warmth Missing as Bengal Governor, CM Come Face to Face

Dhankhar not only castigated the speaker and the chief minister but also described the political condition in West Bengal as horrible. (Image: News18) Though Banerjee greeted Dhankhar when the latter approached her after reaching the venue, the natural warmth of the Trinamool Congress supremo was clearly missing. PTI Kolkata Last Updated:January 26, 2022, 23:02 IST […]

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UP: Political Party Hoardings, Posters Being Removed as Code of Conduct Comes into Effect

Bengal BJP Suspends Leaders Ritesh Tiwari, Jaiprakash Majumdar, Feud in Party Intensifies

The ongoing feud in West Bengal BJP intensified on Monday after it suspended its senior leaders Ritesh Tiwari and Jaiprakash Majumdar, who were earlier show caused, for violating the party discipline. A statement issued by the West Bengal BJP unit said Tiwari and Majumdar have been “temporarily suspended” till the party’s disciplinary committee completes its […]

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When Will School and Colleges Reopen? Check State-Wise List

When Will School and Colleges Reopen? Check State-Wise List

With the onset of another wave of Covid-19, schools and colleges have been shut down. While some have fully closed all schools and colleges, others have closed physical classes partially. Right from Tamil Nadu to Delhi, here’s the latest status of schools and colleges reopening. Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had shut down all schools in the state for […]

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Mamata Reached Out to Sonia for Alliance in Goa, Says TMC; Cong Calls Party 'Untrustworthy Ally'

Mamata Reached Out to Sonia for Alliance in Goa, Says TMC; Cong Calls Party ‘Untrustworthy Ally’

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee had reached out to Congress president Sonia Gandhi with an offer for an alliance in the Goa Assembly poll but had failed to evoke any positive response from the grand old party, TMC national vice-president Pavan K Varma said. The Congress, which is not very keen […]

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TMC's Babul Supriyo Triggers Fresh Buzz With Acting, Sources Say 'To be Seen as Lead Actor in Upcoming Serial'

TMC’s Babul Supriyo Triggers Fresh Buzz With Acting, Sources Say ‘To be Seen as Lead Actor in Upcoming Serial’

TMC leader and popular singer Babul Supriyo triggered fresh speculations in Bengal as sources believe the singer turned politician is returning to acting. However, this time, the audience might catch up with Supriyo for the first time in a TV serial. He was first seen in Tarun Majumdar’s film ‘Chander Bari’, in a special role […]

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UP Polls: BJP's OBC Morcha Steps in to Counter Impact of Sudden Exits by Significant Non-Yadav Faces

Bengal BJP Faces Discontent Among Leaders Over Organisational Duties

Disgruntled Union Minister Shantanu Thakur has demanded the resignation of a ‘key leader’ in charge of the party’s ‘organisation’ for ‘excluding’ 90 per cent of the leaders in the reshuffled committee lists who helped BJP to increase their vote percentage from 2 per cent to 40 per cent in recent years. Many in the party […]

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Bengal Govt Likely to Propose Deferring 4 Civil Polls by 2 Weeks After Court Gives EC 48 Hours to Decide

Bengal Govt Likely to Propose Deferring 4 Civil Polls by 2 Weeks After Court Gives EC 48 Hours to Decide

The West Bengal government may propose to the State Election Commission to postpone elections to four municipal corporations in the state after the Calcutta High Court asked the poll panel to take a call within 48 hours. Sources told News18.com that the government may send a proposal to the State Election Commission to defer the […]

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Abhishek Banerjee's 'Diamond Harbour Model' Kicks off Inner Party Debate, TMC Asks Leaders Not to Air Their Views in Public

Abhishek Banerjee’s ‘Diamond Harbour Model’ Kicks off Inner Party Debate, TMC Asks Leaders Not to Air Their Views in Public

The ’Diamond Harbour model’ of TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee to contain the spread of COVID-19 in West Bengal has kicked off an inner-party debate and brought out in the open the differences between the old guard and generation next leaders. The party leadership embarassed with the war of words between the two camps, […]

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Making Way for Rebels? Bengal BJP Dissolves Departments, Cells Formed Under Dilip Ghosh in 2018

Making Way for Rebels? Bengal BJP Dissolves Departments, Cells Formed Under Dilip Ghosh in 2018

Amid growing dissent in the West Bengal BJP, state unit president Sukanta Majumdar took the bold decision of dissolving all departments and cells formed in 2018 under former president Dilip Ghosh. The move is being seen as an attempt to accommodate growing number of so-called rebels. Late on Thursday, the state BJP’s media cell issued […]

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Gangasagar Mela: Pilgrims Undergo RT-PCR Tests, Many Seen Without Masks, Flouting Covid Norms

Gangasagar Mela: Pilgrims Undergo RT-PCR Tests, Many Seen Without Masks, Flouting Covid Norms

Following the Calcutta High Court orders to ensure Covid norms are followed, pilgrims attending the Gangasagar Mela were made to take the RT-PCR test at Babu Ghat, instead of Rapid Antigen Test (RAT). However, many were still seen violating Covid protocols. Pilgrims from Bihar, Jharkhand, Odissa, Uttar Pradesh and other states have come to West […]

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