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3 Jharkhand Congress MLAs Detained In Bengal After Being Found With Cash

Five persons have been detained in West Bengal, including three Congress MLAs from Jharkhand. The MLAs were discovered with Rs 50 lakh cash in their vehicles. A driver and an assistant have also been detained by police. On July 31, the three arrested MLAs appeared in Howrah District Court. Following the event, the Congress Party suspended three MLAs. The state CID has taken up the probe from … read-more

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 06:26 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Jharkhand, Congress, MLA, Bengal, arrest

Courtesy: India today

Birbhum Violence

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Postmortem Report Of Birbhum Victim Reveals Violence Before Burnt Alive

The Birbhum violence victims including women and children were badly beaten up before being burnt alive, revealed the postmortem report, on March 24.  Earlier, the forensic experts conducted tests on bodies, who were found inside houses, which were set on fire by unknowns in Rampurhat, Birbhum, West Bengal. As of now, 20 people are arrested in connection with the incident. Furthermore, CM Mamata Banerjee is also scheduled to hold meeting.

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 01:59 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Crime, autopsy report, Bengal, Birbhum

Courtesy: Zee News

Distribution of left over food

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Woman Distributes Leftover Food Of Brother's Reception To Needy: West Bengal

Papiya Kar, a woman from West Bengal, is going viral for distributing leftover food from her brother's wedding reception to the underprivileged people. Kar can be seen in a viral photograph surrounded by elderly women, little children, and rickshaw pullers. It also shows her wearing a traditional Bengali dress and sitting with metal buckets and big containers full of food. Reportedly, the photograph was captured at Ranahat Station. 

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 10:01 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Bengal, Wedding Reception, Leftover Food, West Bengal, Distribute

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Women jump off moving train

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2 Women Jump From Moving Train; RPF Officer Goes For Rescue

Bablu Kumar, a Railway Protection Force Sub-Inspector, is being lauded on Twitter for saving a woman's life who fell in the gap between train and platform at Purulia station in Bengal. The CCTV footage of the incident was shared by RPF Adra Division on November 30. It shows two women jumping off from the moving Santragachi-Anand Vihar Express. However, the second… read-more

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 06:17 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Purulia station, Bengal, cctv, Moving Train, accident

Courtesy: India Times

Mamata Banerjee

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BJP Has More Evils Than Duryodhan & Dushasan: Mamta Banerjee

Owing to the Nandigram loss, CM Mamta Banerjee and BJP MP Arjun Singh got involved in an ugly exchange of remarks. Banerjee after losing the Nandigram seat, said, "BJP has more evils than Duryodhan & Dushasan." "For the first time I have seen that even after being defeated earlier, she is again on the battlefield in the greed to win polls... positive news for the BJP," MP Singh replied.

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 06:35 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: mamta banerjee, Chief Minister, Bengal, Bypolls, BJP

Courtesy: Republic World

Idol of Mamta Banerjee

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WB BJP Criticizes Banerjee After Goddess Durga Idol resembles CM

Owing to the upcoming festival, several samitis of WB have finalized to create Goddess Durga's idol resembling the CM Mamata Banerjee. Criticizing the idea, opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari said, “When someone tries to elevate you to God’s stature only to please you and your silence indicates consent, it means your ego has reached a point where conscience can’t hold it accountable.”

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 03:00 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Bengal, Mamta banarjee, Goddess Durga, BJP

Courtesy: Financial Express

Night Curfew in Kolkata

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Bengal Extends Covid-19 Restrictions Till August 15; Night Curfew To Continue

Covid-19 restrictions in West Bengal have been extended till August 15, as per the Executive Community of West Bengal Disaster Management Authority. The night curfew would continue from 9 PM to 5 AM with the exception of emergency and essential services. Press release by the state government urged citizens across the state to maintain Covid protocols like wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 09:07 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Covid-19, West Bengal, CM Mamata Banerjee, Bengal

Courtesy: Zee News


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West Bengal Government Revises Price Structure Of Liquor

After requests from the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC), the West Bengal government has restructured the pricing scheme for alcohol retailers. The new price structure has 22 slabs for wine and beer. A CIABC official stated the government was supportive in altering the price tag ahead of the festive season. Earlier, the government had raised the prices to increase the revenue; however, it resulted in decline in… read-more

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 04:47 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Liquor, Bengal, alcohol, Beer, Wine

Courtesy: The Indian Express