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  • newAssam: Total curfew now only in two districts

    Assam: Total curfew now only in two districts

    The number of districts under round-the-clock curfew has been brought down to two with an improvement in the Covid-19 situation. However, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) in its SOP issued on Tuesday, said the ban on inter-district travel would continue.
    - 4 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 3:59am -
  • new'Panel probing post-poll violence is baised'

    'Panel probing post-poll violence is baised'

    The TMC government in West Bengal has alleged in an affidavit filed before the Calcutta High Court that the NHRC committee which probed incidents of post-poll violence in the state "was fraught with bias against the ruling dispensation".
    - 9 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 11:39pm -
  • newBorder clash: 3-day state mourning in Assam

    Border clash: 3-day state mourning in Assam

    In view of the death of six people in the border clash with neighbouring Mizoram, the Assam government on Tuesday declared state mourning for three days.
    - 10 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 10:20pm -
  • newBengal BJP youth wing leader dies of cardiac arrest

    Bengal BJP youth wing leader dies of cardiac arrest

    The Bharatiya Janata Party's West Bengal Yuva Morcha vice-president Raju Sarkar died on Monday evening following a cardiac arrest.
    - 16 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 4:17pm -
  • newGhar-wapsi buzz as East Burdwan MP meets Mukul Roy

    Ghar-wapsi buzz as East Burdwan MP meets Mukul Roy

    East Burdwan MP Sunil Mondal on Monday triggered ‘ghar-wapsi’ speculations after he called on Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy in New Delhi. Trinamool sources indicated that Mondal’s possible return had received the go-ahead from the party leadership.
    - 21 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 11:40am -
  • newMamata to meet PM today, raise vaccine issue & funds

    Mamata to meet PM today, raise vaccine issue & funds

    Around two months after their brief meeting in Kalaikunda snowballed into a Centre-state stand-off, chief minister Mamata Banerjee will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Delhi residence at 4 pm on Tuesday. Before that, Mamata will meet Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Anand Sharma and later in the day, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who is also incidentally a Rajya Sabha MP from Bengal.
    - 21 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 11:30am -
  • newWB sets up two-judge panel to probe snoopware charges

    WB sets up two-judge panel to probe snoopware charges

    The Bengal cabinet on Monday set up a two-member commission, comprising retired Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur and former Calcutta high court Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya, to probe the allegations of snooping in Bengal arising out of the Pegasus issue.
    - 21 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 11:30am -
  • newKolkata cop nabs bike thief after 8-minute chase

    Kolkata cop nabs bike thief after 8-minute chase

    It looked like a scene right out of a crime thriller, when a bike thief was caught by a sergeant after an approximately eight-minute chase through one of north Kolkata’s most crowded stretches on Monday afternoon.
    - 22 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 10:28am -
  • newMan in West Bengal poses as CBI officer, dupes couple

    Man in West Bengal poses as CBI officer, dupes couple

    A Baguiati man was arrested on Monday for allegedly posing as a CBI officer and duping a lawyer couple of Baranagar of Rs 40 lakh on the pretext of giving them jobs in the agency.
    - 22 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 10:24am -
  • newWest Bengal trains 32 cops in crime scene management

    West Bengal trains 32 cops in crime scene management

    Thirty-two police officers — inspectors and sub-inspectors from nine police divisions — have started receiving special training from this week to carry out basic forensic evidence collection at a crime spot.
    - 23 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 9:56am -
  • newPoor nutritional status increases Covid mortality rate

    Poor nutritional status increases Covid mortality rate

    The nutritional status of Covid-19 patients is linked with the outcome of treatment as well as mortality, according to a study conducted at a city hospital. The yet-to-be-peer-reviewed study found poorer the nutritional status, the worse was the clinical outcome. The study also showed more deaths among patients who had bad nutritional status. It has recommended evaluation of nutritional status of Covid-19 infected patients who need hospital care so that this aspect could also be taken into consi…
    - 23 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 9:52am -
  • newCase backlog soars in West Bengal's consumer court

    Case backlog soars in West Bengal's consumer court

    Continued uncertainty over the resumption of work at the West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission — or consumer court — that has remained shut since May 15 has left several thousands of litigants and lawyers apprehensive. The closure of the apex consumer court in the state has also led to a ripple effect in district-level courts.
    - 23 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 9:51am -
  • newBJP leader Raju Sarkar dies after row at West Bengal HQ

    BJP leader Raju Sarkar dies after row at West Bengal HQ

    A BJP Yuva Morcha’s Bengal unit vice-president was declared dead at a private hospital off Bypass on Monday evening after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest. Raju Sarkar, 42, among the party’s six Yuva Morcha vice-presidents had an altercation with some Morcha members in the party’s Hastings office where he suddenly complained of chest pain. He was first taken to SSKM hospital and was then being shifted to the private hospital. Police said no formal complaint has been made till late nigh…
    - 23 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 9:31am -
  • newVenice Film Festival: Film on City of Joy only Indian movie

    Venice Film Festival: Film on City of Joy only Indian movie

    Twenty-one years after Buddhadeb Dasgupta’s ‘Uttara’ won the special director’s award at the Venice Film Festival, National Award winner Aditya Vikram Sengupta’s Bengali film, ‘Once Upon A Time In Calcutta’ (OUATIC), is in competition at the coveted festival. It will be competing in the Orizzonti section and is the only Indian film at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Sengupta’s film, starring Sreelekha Mitra and Bratya Basu, among others, will have its world premiere…
    - 23 hours ago 27 Jul 21, 9:30am -
  • Man held for raping mentally challenged minor

    Man held for raping mentally challenged minor

    A 43-year-old man has been arrested in Assam's Karimganj district for allegedly raping a mentally challenged minor girl, police said on Monday. The man had allegedly raped his 17-year-old neighbour on Saturday, officer-in-charge of Badarpur Police Station Dipak Saikia said.
    - 1 day ago 27 Jul 21, 12:46am -
  • Puri: 'Drink from tap' project rolled out

    Puri: 'Drink from tap' project rolled out


    - 1 day ago 27 Jul 21, 12:06am -
  • No corpus for salary arrears of NINL staff

    No corpus for salary arrears of NINL staff

    The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) under the aegis of ministry of finance will not create a corpus to pay salary arrears and other statutory dues of employees of the Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) in Jajpur. Minister of state for finance Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad said this in a reply to Lok Sabha on Monday.
    - 1 day ago 26 Jul 21, 11:53pm -
  • Will maintain status quo, peace: Assam CM

    Will maintain status quo, peace: Assam CM


    - 1 day ago 26 Jul 21, 10:50pm -
  • 'Once Upon A Time...' to compete in Venice

    'Once Upon A Time...' to compete in Venice


    - 1 day ago 26 Jul 21, 9:45pm -
  • Bengal: 3,000 booked for flouting night restrictions

    Bengal: 3,000 booked for flouting night restrictions

    Around 3,000 motorists were booked over the weekend for violating night restrictions in Kolkata and Bidhannagar areas.
    - 2 days ago 26 Jul 21, 9:45am -

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