1958 West Bengal Food Crisis

1958 West Bengal Food Crisis News

Week after students heckle Babul Supriyo, Jadavpur University calls upon 'stakeholders' to ensure free speech on campus
India

Week after students heckle Babul Supriyo, Jadavpur University calls upon 'stakeholders' to ensure free speech on campus

Nearly a week after Union minister Babul Supriyo was heckled at Jadavpur University by Left-leaning students, the varsity authorities on Wednesday appealed to 'all stakeholders' to ensure no one is stopped from exercising their right to free speech on campus

SAFF U-18 Championship 2019: After draw against Bangladesh, India aim for semi-final spot against struggling Sri Lanka
Sports

SAFF U-18 Championship 2019: After draw against Bangladesh, India aim for semi-final spot against struggling Sri Lanka

India were held to a goalless draw by Bangladesh in their opening match of the tournament on Monday. They take on Sri Lanka in their last group league match and need just a draw to qualify for the semifinals.

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees
India

BJP's rationale for Citizenship Amendment Bill shows how sectarian politics, short-term gains make people miss woods for trees

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre seems to have put on hold its plans to amend the existing Citizenship Act in order to facilitate the grant of citizenship to Buddhists, Christians, Jains, Hindus, Parsis and Sikhs from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Student killing in West Bengal's Islampur: Mamata Banerjee's TMC hardens stand against BJP's call for 12-hour bandh on 26 Sept
Politics

Student killing in West Bengal's Islampur: Mamata Banerjee's TMC hardens stand against BJP's call for 12-hour bandh on 26 Sept

Hardening its stand against the BJP-sponsored 12-hour bandh in West Bengal on 26 September, the Trinamool Congress government on Monday said all steps would be taken to maintain normal life on that day while accusing the saffron party of trying to foment trouble in the state.

Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal govt providing food security to almost 90 percent of state under Khadya Sathi scheme
India

Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal govt providing food security to almost 90 percent of state under Khadya Sathi scheme

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter to remember the martyrs of the 1959 Khadya Andolan. She also said that special assistance was also being given to the people of once 'Maoist'-hit Jangalmahal, hill areas, cyclone 'Aila' affected regions, and Singur in Hooghly district.