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With Suvendu Adhikari's departure from Trinamool, Bengal politics is more roiled than ever
Politics

With Suvendu Adhikari's departure from Trinamool, Bengal politics is more roiled than ever

Suvendu Adhikari's departure from TMC does not mean that everything is cut and dried. It’s possible that in the coming weeks, more Suvendu ‘loyalists’ will join BJP. But until that happens, what kind of traction he will have in his new home is debatable

West Bengal CID arrests two in connection with killing of BJP leader Manish Shukla
India

West Bengal CID arrests two in connection with killing of BJP leader Manish Shukla

The BJP leader was shot dead on Sunday by two bike-borne assailants near Titagarh Police station in Barrackpore subdivision of 24 North Parganas district

BJP leader shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas; Kailash Vijayvargiya demands CBI inquiry
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BJP leader shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas; Kailash Vijayvargiya demands CBI inquiry

The BJP leadership blamed the Trinamool Congress for the killing, but the ruling party has rubbished the accusation

Three BSF personnel injured in attack by Bangladeshi smugglers along West Bengal border
India

Three BSF personnel injured in attack by Bangladeshi smugglers along West Bengal border

The incident occurred near the BSF's Bansghata post in the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal during the intervening night of 3 to 4 July.

How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss
India

How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss

In the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, a small island lying on the border of the Sundarbans tells the tale of the ecological and economic damage sustained by the mangrove forests guarding the east coast of the country.

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in parts of West Bengal for restoration work following request from state govt
India

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in parts of West Bengal for restoration work following request from state govt

The Army was deployed in Kolkata and neighbouring districts on Saturday for the restoration of essential infrastructure and services in the wake of the destruction caused by Cyclone Amphan, a defence official said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Circus companies stare at losses, uncertainty with lockdown; trapeze artistes, clowns may soon be jobless
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Circus companies stare at losses, uncertainty with lockdown; trapeze artistes, clowns may soon be jobless

Circus companies across West Bengal have been out of business since early March when the scare over the pandemic started gaining ground.

'Go Back Modi': TMC, CPM activists raise placards during protests against CAA, NRC ahead of PM's West Bengal visit
India

'Go Back Modi': TMC, CPM activists raise placards during protests against CAA, NRC ahead of PM's West Bengal visit

During his visit, Modi will attend sesquicentenary celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust and hold a meeting with Mamata.

Anti-Citizenship Act protests in West Bengal: Protesters block roads, railway tracks in Nadia, North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Birbhum districts
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Anti-Citizenship Act protests in West Bengal: Protesters block roads, railway tracks in Nadia, North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Birbhum districts

Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal which is witnessing protests against the amended Citizenship Act

3 TMC turncoat MLAs have expressed wish to return, say sources; party leadership says they can't be taken back, asserts 'traitors can't be trusted'
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3 TMC turncoat MLAs have expressed wish to return, say sources; party leadership says they can't be taken back, asserts 'traitors can't be trusted'

Trinamool Congress leadership claimed that none of the turncoats would be taken back to the party as 'traitors' cannot be trusted

Cyclone Bulbul: Seven killed after heavy rains lash Bengal; Mamata Banerjee cancels visit to northern parts of state to survey affected areas
India

Cyclone Bulbul: Seven killed after heavy rains lash Bengal; Mamata Banerjee cancels visit to northern parts of state to survey affected areas

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about the situation arising out of the cyclone Bulbul and assured the state of all assistance to deal with the calamity

Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra govt formation: BJP core meeting to be held today after Governor asks party to prove majority; India, Bangladesh face off in the T20I series showdown at Nagpur; and more

Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts
India

Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts

Operations in Kolkata airport has been suspended till 6 am Sunday while the West Bengal government said that over 1.2 lakh people have been evacuated from coastal areas as the state braces for the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul to make landfall today evening.

Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night
India

Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night

The very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal is likely to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by late Saturday evening or night, bringing in its wake very heavy rain and gale wind of up to 135 kilometres per hour along the coastline, the MeT department said

Cyclone Bulbul gathers intensity, likely to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts in early hours of 10 Nov
India

Cyclone Bulbul gathers intensity, likely to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts in early hours of 10 Nov

The storm might cause damage to kutcha houses, power and communication lines and roads in parts of the state, Regional Met Director GK Das said, advising people in vulnerable areas to stay indoors, it might also uproot trees, ruin crops and cause embankment erosion, he warned

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says 'eagerly waiting' for Kali puja celebrations at Mamata Banerjee's residence
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West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says 'eagerly waiting' for Kali puja celebrations at Mamata Banerjee's residence

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has invited him to her residence on Kali puja and he was 'eagerly waiting' to be a part of the celebrations.

Kolkata mayor accuses BJP of acting like ‘terrorist organisation’; saffron party claims TMC trying to turn West Bengal into Pakistan
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Kolkata mayor accuses BJP of acting like ‘terrorist organisation’; saffron party claims TMC trying to turn West Bengal into Pakistan

The TMC on Sunday said that the BJP was acting like a 'terrorist organisation' and 'importing goons' from other states to spread unrest in West Bengal. The ruling TMC also alleged that the BJP was spreading communal violence in the state as it was in a great hurry to capture power. The state BJP leadership was quick to hit back, asserting that the TMC was trying to 'convert Bengal into Pakistan'.

Daily Bulletin: Clashes in Bengal's Bhatpara after BJP delegation's visit; autopsy of Kolkata student found dead in school confirms suicide; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Clashes in Bengal's Bhatpara after BJP delegation's visit; autopsy of Kolkata student found dead in school confirms suicide; day's top stories

Bhatpara had witnessed clashes between groups suspected to be affiliated to the TMC and BJP on Thursday in which two persons were killed and 11 others injured.