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"He has chosen to resign on the floor of Rajya Sabha. Whether it is a correct process or not, the party functionaries of All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) have taken up the issue and they will see to it that if it. If it is not done in accordance with the law then we will say it is not done in accordance with the law," he added.(HT file)

Partha Chatterjee slams Dinesh Trivedi for leaving TMC

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 04:50 PM IST
"How come (Trivedi) stayed so long if (he) was feeling suffocated? Even swimmers also fail to do so," said Chatterjee while addressing a press conference here.
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Representative photo of handcuffs(Shutterstock)
Representative photo of handcuffs(Shutterstock)

72-year-old Assam woman, others nabbed in Kolkata with drugs worth 17.5 cr

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 04:50 PM IST
  • Five alleged drug dealers, three of whom are based in Assam and Manipur, were arrested during the operation.
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In this file photo from 2017, people seen walking along a path at the high altitude Happy Valley Tea garden, in Darjeeling. (AFP/For Representative Purposes Only)
In this file photo from 2017, people seen walking along a path at the high altitude Happy Valley Tea garden, in Darjeeling. (AFP/For Representative Purposes Only)

Bengal tea garden workers want connecting road, say won't vote if demand not met

PTI, Jalpaiguri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 06:14 AM IST
New Glencoe tea garden falls within the jurisdiction of Rangamati gram panchayat.
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Para-teachers scuffle with police personnel during a protest over payscale and other issues, in Kolkata in this file picture from Feb 5. (PTI Photo)
Para-teachers scuffle with police personnel during a protest over payscale and other issues, in Kolkata in this file picture from Feb 5. (PTI Photo)

Para teachers continue hunger strike in Kolkata, demand equal pay

ANI, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 05:45 AM IST
Para teachers have been sitting on a demonstration outside Bikash Bhawan in Kolkata since December 8 last year.
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File photo: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)
File photo: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)

TMC to counter BJP’s Rath Yatras with ‘Didir Doot’ tableaus in poll-bound Bengal

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 11:09 PM IST
  • TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, who happens to be the nephew of chief minister Mamata Banerjee, flagged off the first 'Didir Doot' tableau on Saturday.
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Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan.(HT Photo)
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan.(HT Photo)

Chirag Paswan's LJP to contest all seats in crucial Bengal polls

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2021 07:03 PM IST
  • Other regional parties like the JMM, JD(U), the RJD, among others have also decided to contest the polls either in alliance or on their own.
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Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI file)
Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI file)

BJP MLA who met CM Banerjee accuses MP of pressuring Shah on CAA

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 09:19 PM IST
  • Shah has announced that the Centre will enforce the citizenship law once Covid-19 vaccination is over and the pandemic ends.
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File photo: Police stop BJP activists during a rally in Murshidabad district on February 8.(PTI)
File photo: Police stop BJP activists during a rally in Murshidabad district on February 8.(PTI)

BJP rath yatra stopped for 3rd time in Bengal’s Murshidabad

By HT Correspondent, Berhampore
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 06:34 PM IST
  • The BJP planned five roadshows in the run-up to the assembly polls due in April-May.
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Left Front leaders said that the bandh was called after discussing with the Left Front constituents and the Congress party. (PTI PHOTO).
Left Front leaders said that the bandh was called after discussing with the Left Front constituents and the Congress party. (PTI PHOTO).

Left calls 12-hour bandh in West Bengal. All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 10:10 AM IST
Traffic disruptions were reported as Left workers blocked roads at severe places in the state.
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Kolkata Police use water cannons against the SFI and DYFI supporters during a protest rally against the state government, in Kolkata on Thursday. (ANI)
Kolkata Police use water cannons against the SFI and DYFI supporters during a protest rally against the state government, in Kolkata on Thursday. (ANI)

West Bengal: Left parties call for 12-hour statewide bandh today

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 09:23 AM IST
Dozens of Congress and Left activists were injured following a clash with the police in central Kolkata on Thursday. The activists were marching towards the state secretariat at Nabanna with a set of demands
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As the activists tried to head further by breaking the heavy metal barricades, police used water cannons. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)(PTI02_11_2021_000205A)(PTI)
As the activists tried to head further by breaking the heavy metal barricades, police used water cannons. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)(PTI02_11_2021_000205A)(PTI)

Left-Cong activists clash with police during march over jobs

PTI, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 09:28 PM IST
Condemning the brutal attacks on students and young men and women by the "police force of the Trinamool Congress government", Left Front Chairman Biman Bose announced a 12- hour West Bengal bandh by the Left and associate parties from 6 am on Friday in protest.
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ITBP personnel use torches to gain access inside a tunnel to rescue more than three dozen power plant workers trapped inside it after part of a Himalayan glacier broke off Sunday. (AP)
ITBP personnel use torches to gain access inside a tunnel to rescue more than three dozen power plant workers trapped inside it after part of a Himalayan glacier broke off Sunday. (AP)

Six from Bengal, including 2 brothers, missing after Uttarakhand glacier burst

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:13 AM IST
All six, from three districts in the state, had gone to work at the Tapovan Hydro-Electric Power Dam which has been washed away. While 31 bodies have been recovered, 175 persons are yet to be traced
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Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar speaks during the inauguration of 45th Regional Conference of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, in Kolkata, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI01_19_2021_000048B)(PTI)
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar speaks during the inauguration of 45th Regional Conference of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, in Kolkata, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI01_19_2021_000048B)(PTI)

'Ahead of polls, officers being posted with political supari': West Bengal Guv

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 10:26 PM IST
  • At least two dozen senior officers of the Indian Police Service and West Bengal Police Service in the state were transferred on Saturday.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)

If you want to remove BJP...: Mamata Banerjee rushes to consolidate Muslim votes

By Joydeep Thakur | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 08:38 PM IST
  • According to surveys done by the TMC and the BJP, swing in Muslim votes can influence poll-results in as many as 120 assembly seats in Bengal.
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It said the charge sheet has been filed under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 306 (abetment of suicide) and 420 (cheating), in the case against the accused who had threatened Roy over the issue related to return of loan.(File photo)
It said the charge sheet has been filed under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 306 (abetment of suicide) and 420 (cheating), in the case against the accused who had threatened Roy over the issue related to return of loan.(File photo)

SC disposes of plea for probe by CBI into alleged suicide of BJP leader in WB

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 06:50 PM IST
The West Bengal government told the top court that the High Court had already looked into the matter in entirety while hearing the plea filed by the wife of the deceased and said that there was no delay in undertaking a probe into the matter.
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File photo: Supreme Court of India.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
File photo: Supreme Court of India.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

SC disposes plea seeking NIA probe into West Bengal MLA's murder

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 03:25 PM IST
A bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, recorded the submissions made by lawyer Shashank Shekhar Jha, and other parties, disposed of the petition filed by him, and said, if the petitioner wants, then he may approach the concerned state High Court to seek relief in the case.
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Prime minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
Prime minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)

PM Modi’s 'match-fixing' remark draws criticism from TMC, Left and Congress

By Tanmay Chatterjee, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 10:26 PM IST
  • PM Modi, during a rally, also held the 3 parties responsible for the woes of the people and lack of development in Bengal.
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BJP national president JP Nadda.(PTI)
BJP national president JP Nadda.(PTI)

Nadda sharpens attacks on TMC ahead of PM Modi's 1st rally in poll-bound Bengal

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 09:27 PM IST
  • “This government has to go. If they can attack me then I can understand what the common people are going through in West Bengal,” Nadda said.
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Political strategist Prashant Kishor has said the entire focus in Bihar should on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Political strategist Prashant Kishor has said the entire focus in Bihar should on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Prashant Kishor backs welfare schemes to help TMC sail through Bengal elections

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 07:15 AM IST
  • TMC's election strategist Prashant Kishor asked specific questions regarding the party’s organisation in some zones in Kolkata and asked party councillors if they needed any support from his team or the leadership.
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BJP national president JP Nadda.(PTI)
BJP national president JP Nadda.(PTI)

Nadda’s Bengal ‘rath yatra’ may run into TMC’s motorcycle rally; traffic chaos

By Tanmay Chatterjee, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 12:42 AM IST
  • A district police official said, “With so many people travelling from across Nadia and possibly adjoining districts to take part in these programmes, movement of traffic may be hit.”
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public rally in Alipurduar on Wednesday(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public rally in Alipurduar on Wednesday(PTI)

Mamata Banerjee showers SOPs in budget ahead of crucial assembly polls

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 12:34 AM IST
  • The list included generating 1.5 crore new employment opportunities, hiking farmer’s aid, among others.
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The BJP has decided to take out rath yatras across the state in February and March to drum up support for the upcoming assembly polls.(Samir Jana/HT file photo)
The BJP has decided to take out rath yatras across the state in February and March to drum up support for the upcoming assembly polls.(Samir Jana/HT file photo)

BJP indulging in malicious propaganda over 'rath yatra' clearance in Bengal: TMC

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 02:01 PM IST
The All India Trinamool Congress said on Twitter that the state government has not denied permission to the BJP's programme in contrary to the claims of the saffron party.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (ANI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (ANI)

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to present budget today

PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 08:25 AM IST
This will be the last budget presentation during the second term of the Trinamool Congress government. Assembly elections could be held in March – April this year
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)

PM to dedicate projects worth about 4,700 crore in Bengal ahead of polls

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 05:53 PM IST
The projects are those of PSUs Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL), Gas Authority of India (GAIL) and NHAI.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)

West Bengal govt asks BJP to seek nod from local authorities for Rath Yatras

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 06:19 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP chief JP Nadda are expected to flag off five yatras this month in the poll- bound West Bengal.
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A healthcare worker fills a syringe with a dose of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine called COVAXIN, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination campaign at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital in New Delhi, India, January 16, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi(REUTERS)
A healthcare worker fills a syringe with a dose of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine called COVAXIN, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination campaign at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital in New Delhi, India, January 16, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi(REUTERS)

Covaxin rolled out in Bengal, 60 beneficiaries to be inoculated on Day 1

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 02:29 PM IST
The three centres -- state-run SSKM hospital, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital and Kolkata Medical College and Hospital - would be administering the vaccines to health and civic workers, after they sign a consent form.
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With CM Banerjee trying to consolidate anti-Bharatiya Janata Party votes, top parties from the Hindi heartland have geared up to enter the race.(PTI)
With CM Banerjee trying to consolidate anti-Bharatiya Janata Party votes, top parties from the Hindi heartland have geared up to enter the race.(PTI)

RJD, NCP set to ally with TMC for Bengal polls; SP likely to join

By Tanmay Chatterjee, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 06:20 AM IST
RJD national general secretary Shyam Rajak met Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew and TMC youth wing president Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata on Monday, Rajak said.
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File photo: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. (ANI Photo)
File photo: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. (ANI Photo)

'BJP did nothing for tea garden workers despite MPs from north Bengal': CM

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2021 10:03 PM IST
  • This comes a day after the Centre, in its Union budget, announced a package of 1,000 crore for the welfare of tea garden workers in West Bengal and Assam.
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Arrangements have to be made for thorough cleaning and disinfecting of all areas (PTI)
Arrangements have to be made for thorough cleaning and disinfecting of all areas (PTI)

West Bengal to reopen schools from Feb 12. All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2021 09:33 PM IST
  • The state government has said that students will only be allowed to attend offline classes with parental consent. Teachers have been demanding that classes should be resumed in a proper phased out manner, the state government has kept their demand under consideration
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