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Published on Feb 25, 2024 08:54 PM IST
The forest department has named the month-old nestling F1. Its parents, N3 and P6, successfully built a nest in the wild in November 2023
Sandeshkhali has been on the boil since early this month following allegations of land grabbing and sexual abuse of women by TMC strongman Sheikh Shahjahan.
A team comprising state irrigation minister Partha Bhowmick and fire and emergency services minister Sujit Bose visited some of the trouble-torn areas of Sandeshkhali on Saturday
Bengal BJP’s Samik Bhattacharya said Sabyasachi Ghosh has been relieved of his responsibilities for the time being. “BJP will not shield him if he is found guilty by the court”
Police said that the parents of the children staged an agitation at the school and locked up the teacher inside the building till police arrived
Enforcement Directorate files fresh case against TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan for land-grabbing, conducts raids in Kolkata and Howrah. He has been on the run since Jan 5.
Trivedi in a press conference targeted the chief minister, saying that the state under Mamata Banerjee’s rule has become inhuman and insensitive
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 05:13 PM IST
Residents in Sandeshkhali have been demanding the arrest of Shahjahan and his aides Uttam Sardar and Shibaprasad Hazra for land grabbing
The Sikh community also staged a demonstration outside the Bengal BJP headquarters in Kolkata hours after the IPS officer lost his cool on being called a Khalistani, allegedly by Adhikari, when the latter was stopped from going to the trouble-torn Sandeshkhali area in North 24 Parganas district
“The turban that adorns a Punjabi symbolises a unique gravitas and is sacred as sacred can be,” the West Bengal governor said in his statement on Thursday
The court was hearing a plea by Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) over their objection to the naming of a lioness as Sita.
The village has been on the boil since February 8 after several women levelled serious allegations of sexual assault by TMC strongman Sheikh Shajahan and his aides
Fresh reports of Aadhaar card deactivation in West Bengal districts despite UIDAI denial. Political row ensues, Mamata Banerjee accuses BJP of targeting Dalit Matua community.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that the child was hit with a blunt object on the back of his head and forehead
Justice Apurba Sinha Ray took suo motu cognisance of the unrest in Sandeshkhali in Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Feb 13
Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Jaspreet Singh told journalists that he was called Khalistani because he is wearing a turban
NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma visited Sandeshkhali and spoke to some of the women who have accused local Trinamool Congress leaders of sexual assault
Locket Chatterjee said that there is only one woman chief minister in the country, and it is in her state that women are most unsafe
Published on Feb 19, 2024 02:53 PM IST
TMC minister Sujit Bose said that they were in Sandeshkhali to listen to the grievances of people and to meet the party’s local leaders
Officials suspect that a specific gang was working behind this and were just using the students. Specific WhatsApp groups were created by the gangs
In a writ petition filed before the Calcutta high court’s circuit bench at Jalpaiguri on Saturday, VHP said that naming of an animal after a religious deity is “sacrilegious and blasphemous, violating the religious beliefs of Hindus”
On the unrest in Sandeshkhali, Mithun Chakraborty said political parties need to set aside their differences in addressing such atrocities.
TMC's Hazra was arrested late on Saturday night from Nazat area in North 24 Parganas, police said. He will be produced before the Basirhat court on Sunday
Police said that the kid’s mother works at a local restaurant in Hooghly and his father works in a shop in Kolkata. The incident took place when both were away for work
Jyotipriya Mallick is the second senior cabinet minister to be removed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee from the government following probe by federal agencies
RSS is engaged in social work and has nothing to do with politics, said RSS spokesperson Ajay Kumar Nandi in his rebuttal to Mamata Banerjee
Bose, who visited the restive area and spoke with the agitators on Monday, said in the report that the local people want constitution of a Special Task Force.
Published on Feb 15, 2024 12:04 AM IST