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Cattle smuggling proceeds invested in film produced by Trinamool MP: BJP MLA

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

Actor-turned-politician and BJP MLA from Kharagpur, Hiranmoy Chatterjee, alleged on Saturday that proceeds of the cattle smuggling scam in West Bengal were invested in a recent Bengali movie produced

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Bengal panchayat polls: BJP to set up district-level committees, include ex-cops, advocates

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

In view of the forthcoming polls to the three-tier panchayat system in West Bengal scheduled this year, the state unit of BJP has decided to set up a special district-level committee in each of the 23

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Tension at Presidency varsity as power snapped during screening of BBC's Modi documentary

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

Tension mounted at the iconic Presidency University (PU) in Kolkata on Friday afternoon as power connection was disrupted within the campus while the screening of controversial BBC documentary on Prim

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Youth hacked to death in Howrah for raising voice against illegal liquor den

Kolkata |Saturday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

A youth has been hacked to death in the Najirganj area in Howrah district. The body of the victim, identified as Robi Rai, a resident of Nepali Para, was recovered on early on Friday morning from the

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WB Guv takes first lesson in Bangla, says 'I love Bengali'

Kolkata |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

Respecting the traditional belief that Saraswati Puja is the most auspicious occasion for 'Hate Khori', a ritual to mark the beginning of learning, West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose took his first

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R-Day: Security beefed up in Kolkata after arrest of 3 IS activists

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

The security arrangements in Kolkata have been beefed up ahead of the Republic Day and Saraswati Puja celebrations mainly after the recent arrest of three Islamic State (IS) activists in West Bengal w

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Padma Awards: ORS pioneer Dilip Mahalanabis finally gets recognition, though posthumously

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST

Iconic paediatrician late Dilip Mahalanabis, who pioneered the use of Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) for the treatment of diarrhoeal diseases, finally got national recognition on Wednesday, though po

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Cattle scam: CBI traces 153 more benami accounts in cooperative bank

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has traced 153 more 'benami' bank accounts in a cooperative bank at Suri in Birbhum district of West Bengal, suspected of being linked to diversion of proceed

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AISF worker nabbed for protesting against MLA's arrest with poison filled syringe

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

Abdul Basir Mistri, an All India Secular Front (AISF) worker, was nabbed by the police on Wednesday after he staged a protest against the arrest of the lone party MLA in West Bengal, Naushad Siddique,

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Cattle scam: ED hopeful as Delhi court rejects Anubrata's bail plea

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the multi-crore cattle smuggling scam in West Bengal is now hopeful of taking Trinamool Congress strongman and the party's Birbhum district president Anubrata

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Why is govt so reluctant to file timely narcotics reports, asks Calcutta HC

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST

West Bengal Home Secretary B.P. Gopalika on Tuesday faced the wrath of the Calcutta High Court over "an abnormal delay" in presentation of examination report of seized narcotics to the court though an

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Coast Guard comes to the rescue of injured mariner on tanker near Sagar (Ld)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

In a swift and co-ordinated operation, the Indian Coast Guard evacuated an injured mariner from a tanker anchored off Sagar Island in West Bengal on Monday morning.

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