Tag: West Bengal

Left leaning Intellectuals polarising politics

A solid take on Politics Raghvendra Das Mamata and those who want to defeat Narendra Modi should learn a lesson from recently concluded assembly in UP. The landslide victory of BJP can be attributed to the silent polarisation on communal and caste lines. The much touted MY ( (Muslim-Yadav)) combination of Samajwadi Party crumbled like

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In West Bengal: Bhangar simmers after crossfire between villagers and outsiders

Newsroom24x7 Staff Kolkata: The situation at Bhangar in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal today continued to remain tense today as one person was killed in crossfire between villagers outsiders yesterday. According to available reports, while the State chief minister Mamata Banerjee met senior police officers earlier today to take stock of the situation

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Environment Minister Seeks Detailed Report on Elephant Deaths

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave, has sought a detailed report on the train accident in Bishnupur area of West Bengal yesterday, leading to the death of three elephants. Dave has asked all concerned local authorities to find out the exact reason behind

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BJP registers historic victory in Assam; LDF wins Kerala; Jaya, Mamata return to power

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: BJP today registered a historic victory in Assam by defeating the ruling Congress which has also been ousted from power in Kerala by the Left Democratic front.  In two other States Tamil Nadu and West Bengal that also went to polls, Jayalalitha and Mamata Banerjee have returned to power with thumping

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First phase of polling kicks off in West Bengal and Assam

Newsroom24x7 Desk Guwahati/ Kolkata: The Assembly polls today kicked off with the first phase of polling in West Bengal and Assam. Polling for the first phase of 65 constituencies in Assam Assembly election began at 7 am today. Two important candidates in the election fray in Assam are Congress party’s Taroon Gogoi, the incumbent Chief

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Election Commission announces poll dates for 4 states, 1 UT

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today announced the Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry. The terms of the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry are normally due to expire as follows: Tamil Nadu 22

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Whoever maybe involved in the Malda incident should be arrested – Rajnath Singh

Newsroom24x7 Desk Ashoknagar, West Bengal : Home Minister Rajnath Singh expressed strong objection to the way the Malda case has been handled by the state government, and made specific eyebrow-raising queries upon West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee’s law and order administration. Rajnath Singh spoke candidly over the Malda incident on Thursday and attacked Mamata

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Open secret – 64 Netaji files available for public view

Newsromm24x7 Desk Kolkata : West Bengal government made available 64 secret files on Freedom Fighter and national pride Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose open for public perusal. These will be available from monday for any and everyones’s reference. Termed as Classified and hidden under secret closet for more than couple of decades, these files with over

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Trade Unions strike upon normalcy in WB

Newsroom24x7 Desk Kolkata : West Bengal awoke to a partial standby on normal life as 10 central trade unions called upon a countrywide general strike and semi-paralyzed life in general inside this ever-so energetic and vibrant city of Kolkata in particular, and whole of West Bengal in general. Hustle bustle of normal life came to a

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Cyclone Komen aftermath chases India

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : The last week gush of Cyclone Komen in the South Asian region gained storm strength paving its way into the silent lanes of India. A flash flood today morning in Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir has created havoc in a nearby village resulting in washing away homes and people

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CBI hands are tied in several States

Lalit Shastri The Government of India has been pursuing with the state Governments for consent and the linked notification to extend powers and jurisdiction of Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) to whole of their states under IT Act. This matter was taken up at the meeting of Principal Secretaries (Personnel and General Administration) of all

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Delhi Police busts a human trafficking racket: Rape victim rescued, 3 arrested

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: With the arrest of three persons, the Delhi Police has busted a human trafficking racket and solved a rape case involving a young girl, who was lured from West Bengal with promise of marriage, but was being forced into prostitution. Those arrested in this case have been identified as Shahjahan Molliya, alias

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Union and State Governments are pillars of “Team India”: Narendra Modi

PM dedicates to the nation 2.5 MT steel plant at Burnpur Newsroom24x7 Desk Burnpur (West Bengal): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described the Union Government and 29 State Governments as 30 pillars of “TEAM INDIA” which would take India forward. The Prime Minister was addressing a large public meeting after dedicating to the nation the

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