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'Already with her': BJP's Subramanian Swamy meets West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee
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'Already with her': BJP's Subramanian Swamy meets West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

After the meeting with the Trinamool Congress chief, Swamy said they discussed the political scenario in West Bengal. The duo even posed for photographs after their meeting

Abhishek Bachchan discusses putting on 20 kg for Bob Biswas, and why he didn't go the prosthetic way for the weight gain
Entertainment

Abhishek Bachchan discusses putting on 20 kg for Bob Biswas, and why he didn't go the prosthetic way for the weight gain

"Prosthetics, no matter how professionally done, always look fake. At least they don’t feel right for me. It always feels like an artificial part of my performance. I needed to feel Bob Biswas’s belly, and not just pretend with a pillow tied to my midriff," says Abhishek Bachchan in an exclusive interview.

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet Narendra Modi next week; dues, BSF jurisdiction to top agenda
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Mamata Banerjee likely to meet Narendra Modi next week; dues, BSF jurisdiction to top agenda

Banerjee is likely to visit the national capital on 22 November and return to Kolkata on 25 November, according to sources

Three Indian cities, including Delhi among world’s 10 most polluted cities; check list here
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Three Indian cities, including Delhi among world’s 10 most polluted cities; check list here

As per the list, the national capital tops the chart with an average AQI of 556 while Kolkata ranks fourth and Mumbai comes sixth on the list set by the IQAir service.

Coastal states in Mumbai, Kolkata & four other Indian cities will be underwater by 2030 finds report
science

Coastal states in Mumbai, Kolkata & four other Indian cities will be underwater by 2030 finds report

Maps show parts of Mumbai, almost the entirety of Navi Mumbai, the coastal areas of Sunderbans, and the surrounding areas of West Bengal’s capital, Kolkata, along with Cuttack in Odisha, may be below tide-level in 2030.

Kolkata's Mitrabha Guha becomes India's 72nd Grand Master
Sports

Kolkata's Mitrabha Guha becomes India's 72nd Grand Master

The 20-year old Guha achieved the GM title after securing the final norm at the ongoing GM Third Saturday Mix 220 tourney in Novi Sad, Serbia.

Kolkata's air quality drops to 'poor' despite less use of firecrackers on Kali puja night
India

Kolkata's air quality drops to 'poor' despite less use of firecrackers on Kali puja night

Except for some pockets in south Kolkata like Kasba, Jadavpur, Garia, Bansdroni and in areas like Kasipur, Dumdum, Sinthi, Baranagar and Chitpur there were very few incidents of fireworks bursting elsewhere, said a West Bengal Pollution Control Board official

West Bengal minister Subrata Mukherjee dies at 75; ‘personal loss for me’ says Mamata Banerjee
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West Bengal minister Subrata Mukherjee dies at 75; ‘personal loss for me’ says Mamata Banerjee

Mukherjee, who was the state panchayat minister, was 75. He is survived by his wife. Mukherjee was also in charge of three other departments.

Suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist arrested in Bengal
India

Suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist arrested in Bengal

The suspected JMB member used forged documents to get a rented accommodation in 24 Parganas and was staying there for the past few months, according to an NIA official

29 scientists of Jadavpur University feature in Stanford University database for research publications
India

29 scientists of Jadavpur University feature in Stanford University database for research publications

An official of the Jadavpur University Teachers Association claimed the number of scientists from JU is the highest in the list among all the universities of the country. The university students achieved this feat without funds from the Centre

'Trying to emulate us': TMC's dig at Congress' decision to field 40% women candidates for UP Assembly polls
India

'Trying to emulate us': TMC's dig at Congress' decision to field 40% women candidates for UP Assembly polls

The dig from the Mamata Banerjee led-party comes at a time when both the Congress and the TMC are striving to lead the Opposition front against the BJP

Jyotiraditya Scindia virtually flags off Alliance Air flight connecting three Northeastern cities to Kolkata
India

Jyotiraditya Scindia virtually flags off Alliance Air flight connecting three Northeastern cities to Kolkata

The Alliance Air flight will fly on Kolkata-Guwahati-Aizwal-Shillong route four days a week

Heavy rain in five south Bengal districts till 19 October, says IMD
India

Heavy rain in five south Bengal districts till 19 October, says IMD

The inclement weather in Kolkata, Purba Medinipur, South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hoogly has been caused by a low pressure system and strong southeasterly wind from Bay of Bengal

Kolkata: Fire breaks out at city restaurant; no casualties reported
India

Kolkata: Fire breaks out at city restaurant; no casualties reported

Three fire tenders pressed into service to douse the blaze, which started from the kitchen of the Mughlai restaurant

IPL 2021: Dwayne Bravo says they owed title to CSK fans and franchise after last season
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IPL 2021: Dwayne Bravo says they owed title to CSK fans and franchise after last season

"It's about the belief in the squad from management, owners. After last season, I was really disappointed. We owed it to the franchise, the fans to come up with a better performance," Bravo said after the match.

IPL 2021: MS Dhoni's 'dad's army' shows power of experience in era of youth
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IPL 2021: MS Dhoni's 'dad's army' shows power of experience in era of youth

Dhoni, the most loved and revered Indian captain of all time, led Chennai Super Kings, a team of old warhorses with oodles of experience, to another IPL title.

IPL 2021: Faf du Plessis powers Chennai Super Kings to fourth title with victory over KKR
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IPL 2021: Faf du Plessis powers Chennai Super Kings to fourth title with victory over KKR

Chasing an imposing target of 193, KKR could manage 165 for 9 in their 20 overs with Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer hitting 51 and 50 respectively.

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders advance to final after last-over drama against Delhi Capitals
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IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders advance to final after last-over drama against Delhi Capitals

Two-time champions KKR will face three-time winners Chennai Super Kings in the summit clash in Dubai on Friday.

Durga Puja 2021: Here's a guide to the must-visit pandals of Kolkata
India

Durga Puja 2021: Here's a guide to the must-visit pandals of Kolkata

The Durga Puja is one of the most awaited festival in West Bengal. During this time, artists pull out all the stop to create striking pandals based on out-of-box themes