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Mahasweta Devi: A literary giant who made the lot of the tribals her own

Jul 28, 2016

Mahasweta Devi: A literary giant who made the lot of the tribals her own

Mahasweta Devi was one of the first to bring adivasis into the literary limelight, long before it became fashionable to take up their cause. #Mamata Banerjee #InMemoriam #West Bengal #CPM #Mahasweta Devi #communist #adivasis #Hazar Churashir Ma
Mahasweta Devi, eminent writer and social activist, passes away in Kolkata

Jul 28, 2016

Mahasweta Devi, eminent writer and social activist, passes away in Kolkata

She wrote immensely about the life and struggles of tribal communities in some of India's most backward states #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Kolkata #Mahashweta Devi #Bengali writer Mahashweta Devi
Women in Kolkata come together on social media to expose sexual predator

Jul 26, 2016

Women in Kolkata come together on social media to expose sexual predator

A group of women in Kolkata set an example for the country when they shamed a sexual predator on social media who had been routinely harassing them. #social media #facebook #India #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Kolkata #Crime #Sexual harassment #Women #Crimes against women #Jadavpur University #Shareworthy
Shiv Sena 'wasted' 25 years being in alliance with BJP, says chief Uddhav Thackeray

Jul 26, 2016

Shiv Sena 'wasted' 25 years being in alliance with BJP, says chief Uddhav Thackeray

Sharpening his attack on the BJP, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday rued his party "wasted" 25 years being in alliance with it while asserting that his outfit will come out of the government the moment it feels being "disregarded." #Tamil Nadu #BJP #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Saamana #Devendra Fadnavis
Torrential rains flood Siliguri, disrupt life; over 4,000 people affected

Jul 24, 2016

Torrential rains flood Siliguri, disrupt life; over 4,000 people affected

Torrential rains on Sunday causes water logging in many parts of Siliguri in West Bengal, causing a lot of distress to the locals. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #PTI #the Telegraph #Siliguri floods #iliguri Municipal Corporation
TMC councillor arrested for allegedly abetting suicide of Kolkata businessman

Jul 21, 2016

TMC councillor arrested for allegedly abetting suicide of Kolkata businessman

Ananta Roy's arrest comes eight days after Anindya Chatterjee, another Trinamool leader, was arrested on the charge of extortion #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Kolkata #TMC #Abbetment to suicide
Burdwan: Police seize 653 crude bombs, arrest over 1,000

Jul 18, 2016

Burdwan: Police seize 653 crude bombs, arrest over 1,000

In a major crackdown, 653 crude bombs were seized from West Bengal's Burdwan district and as many as 1,117 people have been arrested in the drive launched by the police. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Burdwan #Burdwan crackdown
Where is CPM heading? To oblivion, if the Habibs' letter is any indicator

Jul 14, 2016

Where is CPM heading? To oblivion, if the Habibs' letter is any indicator

When a couple in its eighties chooses to write a letter to the CPM, a communist party it has loyally served for over six decades, it calls for immediate attention #Congress #BJP #ConnectTheDots #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #CPM #Irfan Habib. #Sayera Habib
Mamata Banerjee won't tolerate injustice, so why is WB crumbling under weight of corruption?

Jul 13, 2016

Mamata Banerjee won't tolerate injustice, so why is WB crumbling under weight of corruption?

This is the best of times, this is the worst of times for the residents of West Bengal. Things move, problems are solved, at times the impossible is achieved, police take action, citizens get relief, but only if you can get the chief minister's attention. #Mamata Banerjee #InMyOpinion #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Salt Lake #Sabyasachi Datta
Narada Sting: Former superintendent of police S.M.H. Meerza of summoned for interrogation

Jul 13, 2016

Narada Sting: Former superintendent of police S.M.H. Meerza of summoned for interrogation

Indian Police Service (IPS) officer S.M.H. Meerza, summoned for questioning in connection with the Narada sting probe, appeared at the city police headquarters here on Wednesday. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Narada sting