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TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

27 Nov 2020

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.

Coronavirus is over, says BJP leader. Meanwhile, India breaches 45L-mark

11 Sep 2020

Coronavirus is over, says BJP leader. Meanwhile, India breaches 45L-mark

On a day when India added a record 96,551 new coronavirus cases and the total tally breached the 45 lakh mark, BJP Bengal President Dilip Ghosh declared that the health crisis is over and that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was imposing lockdowns to block the saffron party's rallies.

West Bengal seventh state with over 1 lakh coronavirus cases

12 Aug 2020

West Bengal seventh state with over 1 lakh coronavirus cases

West Bengal reported 2,931 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, taking the total case count in the state to 101,390.

Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' co-star Swastika gets rape threats; two arrested

18 Jul 2020

Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' co-star Swastika gets rape threats; two arrested

One person has been arrested by Kolkata Police for his alleged involvement in posting rape and acid attack threats to actor Swastika Mukherjee on social media.

Bengal: Bureaucrat (38) leading fight against coronavirus, succumbs to disease

14 Jul 2020

Bengal: Bureaucrat (38) leading fight against coronavirus, succumbs to disease

A bureaucrat of West Bengal, who earned lauds for her handling of the coronavirus pandemic, died of COVID-19 on Monday, evoking a heart-rendering reaction from many, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

19 May 2020

Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

At a press briefing, called to shed light on the preparedness about the impending Cyclone Amphan, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that it is the most intense cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1999.

Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

18 May 2020

Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.

NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

17 May 2020

NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.

Abhishek's special gesture for Aishwarya's birthday is all about love

01 Nov 2018

Abhishek's special gesture for Aishwarya's birthday is all about love

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turned 45 today. Although she wanted her birthday celebrations to be a low-key affair, her doting husband Abhishek Bachchan made sure her day turned out to be a special one.

West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy

01 Jun 2018

West Bengal: 5 incidents when TMC made mockery of democracy

The recent murders of 12 people in West Bengal's civic polls is nothing less than the murder of democracy itself.