JMM MLA holds ‘kissing’ contest


RANCHI : The ruling BJP on Tuesday demanded suspension of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Simon Marandi from the state assembly for organising a “kissing competition” of tribal people. Jharkhand BJP vice president, Hemlal Murmu alleged that JMM legislator Simon Marandi organised the event on the direction of the church and Christian More...

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By SANTANU BANERJEE On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Rahul Gandhi’s election leaves Bengal Congress cold, unmoved

KOLKATA :Even as Nehru family descendant, Rahul Gandhi elected party president and would be officially anointed soon, his election didn’t leave Bengal party inspired as expected. Rather it left party members only More...

By On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi weakens, may not hit Gujarat coast: IMD

AHMEDABAD : Cyclone Ockhi is gradually weakening into a depression and may not hit the Gujarat coast near Surat as predicted earlier, the Meteorological Centre said here on Tuesday night. Cyclonic storm Ockhi has More...

By SANTANU BANERJEE On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Biswa Bangla was `my dream, dreams aren’t sold,’ says Mamata

KOLKATA : At long last TMC leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee `cornered over who owns Biswa Bangla’ – a controversy rolled out by her former party colleague Mukul Roy – informed angry opposition More...

By On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

PM Modi Launches Hyderabad Metro, Takes First Ride

HYDERABAD : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro on Tuesday. The 30 km-long first phase of the metro rail project between Miyapur and Nagole will have 24 stations. PM Modi, More...

By On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Police lathicharge on Karni Sena in Gurugram

GURUGRAM : Members of Rajput Karni Sena on Saturday launched a fresh protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ on Saturday.  In Haryana’s Gurugram, the Karni Sena workers protested More...

By SANTANU BANERJEE On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

BJP keeps Mukul Roy for a bigger Bengal show after Gujarat polls

KOLKATA : After successful state BJP rally and Mukul `exposing Mamata Banerjee and his nephew over Biswa Bangla,’ the central BJP leaders to cut loose Roy on TMC after “Gujarat elections are over.’’ After More...

By On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Jharkhand: House of yoga teacher Rafia Naaz attacked in Ranchi

RANCHI: A resident of Doranda locality in Ranchi, Rafia Naaz ekes out a living for her family by teaching yoga. Rafia rose to fame after she shared a stage with Ramdev in Ranchi some time back. While admitting that More...

By SANTANU BANERJEE On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Post-demonetization, GST discontent, Mamata feelers for anti-Modi front

KOLKATA : While slamming demonetization, GST as Tughlugi misadventure, TMC leader and Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee thanked all political parties, including NDA allies, that condemned both. Incidentally, More...

KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA - 2017/11/06: Dilip Ghosh (left) welcomes Mukul Roy (right) during the press meet at Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) state office in Kolkata.Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy arrives at Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Kolkata office after joining the BJP on November 6, 2017 in Kolkata. (Photo by Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
By SANTANU BANERJEE On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

State BJP welcomes Mukul, Ghosh buries his hatchet

KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA – 2017/11/06: Dilip Ghosh (left) welcomes Mukul Roy (right) during the press meet at Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) state office in Kolkata.Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy More...