CBI summons Bankura SP in illegal coal smuggling case

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Bankura Superintendent of Police Koteswara Rao N on April 12 for questioning in connection with alleged illegal coal smuggling case, sources said

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EC gives clean chit to CISF, says it opened fire in 'self-defence' in Cooch Behar

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday gave a clean chit to the CISF for opening fire in Sitalkurchi Assembly constituency in Cooch Behar district during the fourth phase of Assembly elect

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West Bengal gears for fourth phase of Assembly polls

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 12:15:06 PM IST

44 assembly constituencies of five districts in West Bengal will go for the fourth phase of the polls on Saturday. Considering the incidents of violence during the third phase of polling, the Election

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Five killed in poll related violence in Bengal

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

Violence erupted in the fourth phase of elections in Bengal in which five people were killed in two separate incidents. Four persons were killed when central forces opened fire on an unruly mob in Sit

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CBI grills Anup Majhi for 5th time in coal smuggling case

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST

Anup Majhi a.k.a. Lala, the alleged kingpin of the illegal coal smuggling case is once again being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday in connection with the case.

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Amid violence, high voter turnout in 4th phase polling

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

Despite violence and bloodbath in the fourth phase of the assembly polls after five people including four in the firing by the central forces died at Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district, a high voter t

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Covid ruins job-seekers but placement agencies do roaring business

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST

Scores of desperate job-seekers are falling prey to mushrooming 'placement' agencies and loosing money in Covid-hit Indian cities.

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BJP shares audio chat of Prashant Kishor praising Modi

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

A political controversy erupted in West Bengal during the fourth phase of the elections when BJP's IT cell released an audio tape of Trinamool' election strategist Prashant Kishor where he was heard s

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Vernacular campaigns heat up social media wars during Bengal polls

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

Amid Covid protocol and restrictions imposed on political rallies and campaigns the political parties particularly the BJP and the Trinamool Congress have extended their fight into the digital spectru

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15.85% polling recorded till 9 a.m. in Bengal

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST

Brisk polling is being recorded in the fourth phase of elections for 44 assembly constituencies when 1,15,94,950 electorates spread across five districts namely South 24 Parganas, Hooghly, Howrah, Ali

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EC issues another show cause notice to Mamata

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The Election Commission (EC) has again issued a show cause notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, seeking a written explanation for her "attempt to berate and vilify the central forces

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NIA court sentences Bangladesh terrorist to 7 yrs jail

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

A special NIA court on Thursday sentenced Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) terrorist Rizual Islam aka Riyaz aka Sumon to seven-year rigorous imprisonment in a 2017 case related to planning to commit terro

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