Tag Archives: Bengal

Lack Of Testing Kits In North Bengal, North-East “Alarming”: Bhaichung Bhutia

Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to punish the people who had attacked a team of healthcare workers in Indore and also pointed out the lack of testing kits in Sikkim to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Two women doctors were injured on Wednesday when a five-member team of… Read More »

Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM Requesting Him To Stop All Flights To Bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to stop all flights to the state amid a surge in the coronavirus cases in the country. The virus has infected over 400 people in India and killed seven. Ms Banerjee’s letter comes at a time when over 80… Read More »

PM Modi Takes Charge Of BJP’s Bengal Poll Preparedness, Meeting MPs: Sources

PM Modi is also taking stock of the state government’s performance (File) New Delhi: After the BJP’s recent drubbing in Delhi polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be taking no chances as far as the party’s West Bengal campaign is concerned. Amid the parliament session, the PM is meeting BJP MPs from the state… Read More »

Mamata Banerjee Is Banglar Gorbo In Prashant Kishor’s New Strategy For Bengal Elections

Mamata Banerjee’s 75-day outreach began today (File) New Delhi: Mamata Banerjee’s new campaign in the run-up to the West Bengal election next year — besides the upcoming civic polls — pitches her as “Banglar Gorbo Mamata” (Bengal’s pride Mamata). After the “Didike bolo (tell Didi)” outreach, this projects her as the “fierce protector and guardian”… Read More »

In Bengal Campaign Launch, Amit Shah Uses CAA To Target Mamata Banerjee

BJP chief and Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a rally in Kolkata Highlights Amit Shah accused Mamata Banerjee of burning trains to oppose the CAA “Why are you hurting interests of our refugees?” he asked Mamata Banerjee Amit Shah is in Kolkata amid student protests against his presence Kolkata: Union minister Amit Shah today accused… Read More »

Union Home Minister Amit Shah To Launch West Bengal BJP Campaign Today For Big-Ticket In Municipal Elections

All eyes are on what Amit Shah might say at the rally about the Delhi violence this week over CAA Kolkata: As northeast Delhi appears to make its way back to some kind of normalcy, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit Kolkata today to kick off the BJP’s campaign for the municipal elections in… Read More »

West Bengal Man Falls Off Motorcycle While Live-Streaming On Facebook, Dies: Report

The man was live on Facebook while riding the bike, his family has said. (Representational) Kolkata: A 24-year-old man riding a motorcycle died after he lost control of his vehicle and fell while recording a live video for Facebook, in Andal town of West Burdwan district in West Bengal. Chanchal Dhibor, who sustained a head… Read More »

West Bengal Woman Teacher Tied, Dragged On Road. Trinamool Congress Leader Led Assault

The Trinamool Congress has suspended leader Amal Sarkar for the incident. Kolkata: In a horrifying video, a woman is seen tied at her knees with rope and dragged over a country road in West Bengal by a group of men led by a ruling Trinamool Congress panchayat leader. When her sister protests, she too is… Read More »

Bengal Minister Amit Mitra Says It Will Send Economy From ICU To Ventilator

Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra termed Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget as “visionless”. New Delhi: The West Bengal government responded to the BJP-led centre’s Union Budget with a withering critique today, saying that it is sure to send the Indian economy “from the ICU to ventilator support”. “Before the budget, the Indian economy was in the ICU.… Read More »