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Bengal assures cooperation to Centre's COVID-19 teams sent for assessment

22 Apr 2020

Bengal assures cooperation to Centre's COVID-19 teams sent for assessment

Earlier, the coronavirus pandemic fueled tensions between Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and the Centre, ruled by BJP. But, the Bengal government assured on Tuesday that the visiting teams would be given full cooperation in the state.

Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

10 Nov 2019

Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.

West Bengal: BJP worker's body found hanging from tree

18 Apr 2019

West Bengal: BJP worker's body found hanging from tree

The body of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was found hanging from a tree in Senabona village of West Bengal's Purulia district.

Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

03 Apr 2019

Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

Not being the one to back down from an election battleground, Trinamool matriarch and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee changed her schedule to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her state on Wednesday.

Congress workers interrupt screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

12 Jan 2019

Congress workers interrupt screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

In Kolkata, a bunch of Congress workers disrupted the screening of Anupam Kher's latest movie The Accidental Prime Minister on Friday saying it insults senior members of the old party.

Tragic! International-level West Bengal woman footballer now runs a tea-stall

30 Oct 2018

Tragic! International-level West Bengal woman footballer now runs a tea-stall

In another story of how life gets in the way of one's dreams, a woman footballer, who represented the country 10 years ago, is now running a roadside tea stall in Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal.

#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

09 Oct 2018

#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

With an eye on the next Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal BJP unit would take out three rath yatras covering all the 42 Parliamentary Constituencies of the State.

West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas

24 Sep 2018

West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas

An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district today.

Another bridge collapses in West Bengal, truck driver injured

07 Sep 2018

Another bridge collapses in West Bengal, truck driver injured

An old bridge collapsed near Siliguri, West Bengal today, leaving a truck driver injured.

Telly actor found hanging in hotel room in West Bengal

06 Sep 2018

Telly actor found hanging in hotel room in West Bengal

Television actor Payal Chakraborty has been found hanging in a hotel room in Siliguri, North Bengal, under mysterious circumstances, police said.

2019 battle: WB BJP exceeds Shah's expectations, targets 26 seats

24 Jun 2018

2019 battle: WB BJP exceeds Shah's expectations, targets 26 seats

Buoyed by its performance in rural polls, the West Bengal BJP unit is set to submit its Lok Sabha blueprint, targeting 26 seats, to party president Amit Shah during his two-day visit to the state from June 27.