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SC seeks WB govt’s reply on Customs’ plea

SC seeks WB govt’s reply on Customs’ plea

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 12) sought West Bengal government’s reply on a plea by the Customs Department alleging obstruction by police while...
L Nageswara Rao

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Justice Sikri

To Justice Sikri’s “What’s happening in Bengal”, Kapil Sibal’s riposte, “What’s happening in CBI”

Action packed proceedings in the Supreme Court on separate petitions linked to politically sensitive cases from Bengal  Two separate petitions on politically sensitive issues...
Removal of loudspeakers from religious places: Delhi HC raps petitioner for non-filing of rejoinder

Another Setback for WB BJP As SC says No To Loudspeakers at Rallies

In yet another setback for the BJP, the Supreme Court has rejected the party’s plea for permission to use loudspeakers and microphones for public...
(L-R) BJP president Amit Shah and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Supreme Court Deflates BJP Rath, No Yatra For Shah And Party Through West Bengal

In a major setback for the BJP, the Supreme Court on Tuesday did not give any relief to the BJP in its quest to...

Chandrababu Naidu-CBI Tussle: Machiavellian Moves

Above: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee/Photo: UNI Though the AP CM has withdrawn the jurisdiction of the CBI...
Supreme Court

WB panchayat elections: SC sets aside WB high court order permitting e-filing of nominations

In the hearing on the case about the recent West Bengal panchayat elections in which the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the BJP...
supreme court

West Bengal elections case hearing adjourned to Aug 16

The hearing on the case about the recent West Bengal panchayat elections in which the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the BJP have...
WB panchayat elections: Advocates points out to SC that no specific allegations have been made

WB panchayat elections: Advocates points out to SC that no specific allegations have been...

The BJP’s and the Communist Party of India’s (Marxist) case against the West Bengal state election commission seemed rather weak when they came up...
Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee: Born July 25, 1929 in Tezpur, Assam; Died August 13, 2018 (aged 89) in Kolkata, West Bengal/Photo: ANI Somnath Chatterjee, to old timers...
Jadavpur University restores admission tests

Jadavpur University restores admission tests

~By Sucheta Dasgupta It is both a vindication and a setback. After a couple of flip-flops, a hunger strike and much heartburn, West Bengal’s premier...
People stand in queues outside a polling booth to cast their vote during West Bengal Panchayat Election (file pic)/Photo: UNI

SC to West Bengal EC: Apprise about the no of seats which went uncontested...

Above: People stand in queues outside a polling booth to cast their vote during West Bengal Panchayat Election (file pic)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court...
WB mulls law to address fake news on social media

WB mulls law to address fake news on social media

To clamp down on fake news in social media in West Bengal (WB) and other parts of the country, the state government is mulling...
Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb India may think it is deserving of a seat at the UN Security Council and considers itself a...
The Ultimate Fitness Challenge: The Floor Test Challenge

The Floor Test Challenge

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb It was I & B Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore who kicked things off with his fitness challenge, posting photos...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Panchayat elections: BJP’s appeal to be heard by Calcutta HC tomorrow

The West Bengal chapter of the BJP – a miniscule, though raucous force in the state – had gone scrambling to the Supreme Court,...
Supreme Court throws out West Bengal BJP demand to oversee state panchayat elections

Supreme Court throws out West Bengal BJP demand to oversee state panchayat elections

Above: BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha, BJP leader and party's panchayat  election committee convenor Mukul Roy with the supporters sit in demonstration in front of...
Kasauli shooting death: SC asks what actions have been taken

Darjeeling’s central security issue: hearing on Feb 21

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar (Justice D Y Chandrachud, another member of the bench was...
Constitute committee to look into compensation complaints of Bhopal gas tragedy victims: SC

WB defalcation complaint sent back to magistrate by SC

Off a PIL by Ramjan Mirdha, saying that huge sums of money sanctioned for various schemes to be implemented in remote parts of Purulia,...
Tug-of-War between States: A Sweet Success for West Bengal

GI Tag Battle: Sweet Success

The legal row between Odisha and West Bengal over the origin of the rosogolla has ended in the latter’s favour. For many, it’s a...
Priya Ranjan Das Munshi

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi passes away

Above: Priya Ranjan Das Munshi One of Indian National Congress’ most respected leaders, Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, is no more. In coma following a...
Former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy meeting BJP leaders after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI

Mukul Roy phone tapping: Delhi HC asks govt to file reply in sealed cover

Above: Former Trinamool Congress MP  Mukul Roy  meeting BJP leaders  after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI Justice Vibhu Bakhru of the...

SC agrees to hear WB’s redrafted plea challenging Aadhaar

The Supreme Court bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Friday (November 17) agreed to hear a plea by the West...
A still image taken from CCTV footage provided by the West Bengal Police. Photo: UNI

Ranaghat nun rape case: 1 convicted for rape, 5 for robbery

Above: A still image taken from CCTV footage provided by the West Bengal Police. Photo: UNI The barbaric act of rape on a 72-year-old nun...
Joyita Mondal

Joyita, India’s first transgender judge, sees little change in general mindsets

Above: Joyita Mondal Joyita says that despite West Bengal being one of the early states to have started a Transgender Development Board, the work...
The Yamuna wetlands. Photo: Anil Shakya

SC view on wetlands gains teeth with new Central rule

Above: The Yamuna wetlands. Photo: Anil Shakya The scope of a PIL filed before the Supreme Court seeking protection of wetlands had already been widened...
Ritabrata Banerjee

In expelling its bright, young MP Ritabrata, the CPI (M) in Bengal has cut...

Above: Ritabrata Banerjee A failing party with a regressive attitude cannot expect to face the might of Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool ~By Sujit Bhar As it finally turned...
Mamata Banerjee

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: Mamata’s Masterstroke?

Above: With the Darjeeling test a success, Mamata Banerjee can use the Act across the troubled zones of West Bengal. Photo: UNI The TMC may...
WB CPM on the brink of breaking away from the main party fold

WB CPM on the brink of breaking away from the main party fold

Above: The Prakash Karat (first from right) faction of the CPM denied Sitaram Yechury (second from right) a third term in the Rajya Sabha....
Gorkha agitation leader wants murder trial shifted out of Kolkata

Gorkha agitation leader wants murder trial shifted out of Kolkata

Above: Police chasing Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists in Darjeeling. Photo: UNI Supreme Court asks the CBI to give its opinion on the feasibility of a...

Inciting hate: After its natl spokesperson, BJP’s IT cell secy in WB held for...

Above: Photo Courtesy Twitter The long arm of law has finally started reaching out to the instigators of communal violence in West Bengal.  A...
Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Gopalkrishna Gandhi is Opp’s choice for Vice-President

Above: Apart from being the grandson of Gandhi, Gopalkrishna is a seasoned diplomat, a politician and an academician. Photo: YouTube  The Opposition has chosen Gopalkrishna Gandhi as its candidate...
Calcutta High Court

Calcutta HC asks Centre: Is Darjeeling trouble not serious enough for more troops?

While hearing a PIL regarding the killing of All India Gorkha League leader Madan Tamang, the Calcutta’s High Court’s division bench of acting Chief...
Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Above: A pregnant woman undergoing check-up under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan(Representational picture) Sarmishtha Chakraborty of West Bengal had appealed to the Supreme Court...
Justice CS Karnan

Justice CS Karnan appeals to WB governor for parole

Former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan, now admitted at Kolkata’s SSKM hospital with a chest pain, has sent an appeal for parole to...
Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Above: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee receiving the United Nations Public Service Award for Kanyashree scheme at The Hague Mamata Banerjee’s development programme for schoolgirls...
Petition seeks termination of pregnancy in 23rd week

Petition seeks termination of pregnancy in 23rd week

A petition seeking termination of pregnancy in the 23rd week was received by the Supreme Court vacation bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Sanjay...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

Cattle wars

By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The cow has once again reared its head. A recent notification of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate...
West Bengal Says GST Rollout not Possible on July 1

West Bengal Says GST Rollout not Possible on July 1

While Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is confident that he will be able to roll out GST on July 1, there are many hurdles still...
The CBI headquarters in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

CBI levels serious allegations against WB MPs, officials

Narada sting case: Charges include criminal conspiracy, undue gratificationUsing the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, the CBI has levelled...
Picture Credit: Bhavana Gaur

SC to urgently deal with huge police vacancies in 6 states

24 percent of the sanctioned strength of forces vacant across the country Police forces across the country, especially in six states, are grossly understaffed. A...
A Member of Parliament registering for his Aadhaar card at an Aadhaar registration counter. Photo: PIB

Much Misused ID

In the border districts of West Bengal, Aadhaar cards are being freely issued with the connivance of politicians to Bangladeshi migrants. This poses a...
Justice RM Lodha had suggested sweeping reforms to clean up BCCI

Ground realities hit Lodha panel recommendations

The implementation of the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations in the functioning of the BCCI has run into several minor hurdles and confusions as...

Bengal waiting to Explode

Note crunch in the wake of demonetization has hit the economy in the border districts of West Bengal. How will the resulting public fury...
KOLKATA, SEP 2 (UNI):- West Bengal Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Firhad Hakim leading a rally with party supporters celebrating the Supreme Court's verdict on Singur landmark victory in Kolkata on Friday. UNI PHOTO-89U

Singur: The Fight for Land

The landmark verdict on Singur by the Supreme Court will hit West Bengal’s economy and be cited in future agitations as industry and agriculture...
The Madras High Court’s stand on the case is a blessing for journalists in Tamil Nadu.

Judge Bats for Media Freedom

Even as conspiracy theories swirled regarding this sensational case, a judge upheld the rights of the media and stood up for democratic norms  ...
Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

The minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi, will be presenting the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill in parliament during...
Eunuchs dance to the Bollywood numbers on city roads during ‘Maha Rally’ as part of their ‘Akhil Bhartiya Manglamukhi Maha Sammelan’ in Jammu on Friday. Photo: UNI

Victory for Third Gender?

Though the Transgender Persons (Protection of rights) Bill 2016 is a welcome move, unless society changes its perception and abuse of transgenders, little progress will...
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Losing The West

The Mamata Banerjee government recently decided to change the name of West Bengal to only “Bengal” in English and calling it only “Bangla” or...
People react near the Holey Artisan restaurant after Islamist militants attacked the upscale cafe in Dhaka

Terror knocks on our eastern border

With Bangladesh being in the grip of terrorism, let the intel agencies in West Bengal not be complacent anymore about our immunity By Sujit Bhar...

More than 30 lakh cases yet to get another hearing date

Pendency of cases is a major issue that has affected the justice delivery system in India. It has stuck out like a sore thumb...

'West Bengal' - 51 News Results

SC seeks WB govt’s reply on Customs’ plea

SC seeks WB govt’s reply on Customs’ plea

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 12) sought West Bengal government’s reply on a plea by the Customs Department alleging obstruction by police while...
L Nageswara Rao

Justice Nageswara Rao recuses, contempt plea against ex-Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar deferred to Feb...

Justice Rao had appeared as counsel for the State of West Bengal during his stint as a lawyer; new bench to be constituted by...
Justice Sikri

To Justice Sikri’s “What’s happening in Bengal”, Kapil Sibal’s riposte, “What’s happening in CBI”

Action packed proceedings in the Supreme Court on separate petitions linked to politically sensitive cases from Bengal  Two separate petitions on politically sensitive issues...
Removal of loudspeakers from religious places: Delhi HC raps petitioner for non-filing of rejoinder

Another Setback for WB BJP As SC says No To Loudspeakers at Rallies

In yet another setback for the BJP, the Supreme Court has rejected the party’s plea for permission to use loudspeakers and microphones for public...
(L-R) BJP president Amit Shah and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Supreme Court Deflates BJP Rath, No Yatra For Shah And Party Through West Bengal

In a major setback for the BJP, the Supreme Court on Tuesday did not give any relief to the BJP in its quest to...

Chandrababu Naidu-CBI Tussle: Machiavellian Moves

Above: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee/Photo: UNI Though the AP CM has withdrawn the jurisdiction of the CBI...
Supreme Court

WB panchayat elections: SC sets aside WB high court order permitting e-filing of nominations

In the hearing on the case about the recent West Bengal panchayat elections in which the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the BJP...
supreme court

West Bengal elections case hearing adjourned to Aug 16

The hearing on the case about the recent West Bengal panchayat elections in which the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the BJP have...
WB panchayat elections: Advocates points out to SC that no specific allegations have been made

WB panchayat elections: Advocates points out to SC that no specific allegations have been...

The BJP’s and the Communist Party of India’s (Marxist) case against the West Bengal state election commission seemed rather weak when they came up...
Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee: Born July 25, 1929 in Tezpur, Assam; Died August 13, 2018 (aged 89) in Kolkata, West Bengal/Photo: ANI Somnath Chatterjee, to old timers...
Jadavpur University restores admission tests

Jadavpur University restores admission tests

~By Sucheta Dasgupta It is both a vindication and a setback. After a couple of flip-flops, a hunger strike and much heartburn, West Bengal’s premier...
People stand in queues outside a polling booth to cast their vote during West Bengal Panchayat Election (file pic)/Photo: UNI

SC to West Bengal EC: Apprise about the no of seats which went uncontested...

Above: People stand in queues outside a polling booth to cast their vote during West Bengal Panchayat Election (file pic)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court...
WB mulls law to address fake news on social media

WB mulls law to address fake news on social media

To clamp down on fake news in social media in West Bengal (WB) and other parts of the country, the state government is mulling...
Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb India may think it is deserving of a seat at the UN Security Council and considers itself a...
The Ultimate Fitness Challenge: The Floor Test Challenge

The Floor Test Challenge

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb It was I & B Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore who kicked things off with his fitness challenge, posting photos...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Panchayat elections: BJP’s appeal to be heard by Calcutta HC tomorrow

The West Bengal chapter of the BJP – a miniscule, though raucous force in the state – had gone scrambling to the Supreme Court,...
Supreme Court throws out West Bengal BJP demand to oversee state panchayat elections

Supreme Court throws out West Bengal BJP demand to oversee state panchayat elections

Above: BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha, BJP leader and party's panchayat  election committee convenor Mukul Roy with the supporters sit in demonstration in front of...
Kasauli shooting death: SC asks what actions have been taken

Darjeeling’s central security issue: hearing on Feb 21

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar (Justice D Y Chandrachud, another member of the bench was...
Constitute committee to look into compensation complaints of Bhopal gas tragedy victims: SC

WB defalcation complaint sent back to magistrate by SC

Off a PIL by Ramjan Mirdha, saying that huge sums of money sanctioned for various schemes to be implemented in remote parts of Purulia,...
Tug-of-War between States: A Sweet Success for West Bengal

GI Tag Battle: Sweet Success

The legal row between Odisha and West Bengal over the origin of the rosogolla has ended in the latter’s favour. For many, it’s a...
Priya Ranjan Das Munshi

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi passes away

Above: Priya Ranjan Das Munshi One of Indian National Congress’ most respected leaders, Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, is no more. In coma following a...
Former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy meeting BJP leaders after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI

Mukul Roy phone tapping: Delhi HC asks govt to file reply in sealed cover

Above: Former Trinamool Congress MP  Mukul Roy  meeting BJP leaders  after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI Justice Vibhu Bakhru of the...

SC agrees to hear WB’s redrafted plea challenging Aadhaar

The Supreme Court bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Friday (November 17) agreed to hear a plea by the West...
A still image taken from CCTV footage provided by the West Bengal Police. Photo: UNI

Ranaghat nun rape case: 1 convicted for rape, 5 for robbery

Above: A still image taken from CCTV footage provided by the West Bengal Police. Photo: UNI The barbaric act of rape on a 72-year-old nun...
Joyita Mondal

Joyita, India’s first transgender judge, sees little change in general mindsets

Above: Joyita Mondal Joyita says that despite West Bengal being one of the early states to have started a Transgender Development Board, the work...
The Yamuna wetlands. Photo: Anil Shakya

SC view on wetlands gains teeth with new Central rule

Above: The Yamuna wetlands. Photo: Anil Shakya The scope of a PIL filed before the Supreme Court seeking protection of wetlands had already been widened...
Ritabrata Banerjee

In expelling its bright, young MP Ritabrata, the CPI (M) in Bengal has cut...

Above: Ritabrata Banerjee A failing party with a regressive attitude cannot expect to face the might of Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool ~By Sujit Bhar As it finally turned...
Mamata Banerjee

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: Mamata’s Masterstroke?

Above: With the Darjeeling test a success, Mamata Banerjee can use the Act across the troubled zones of West Bengal. Photo: UNI The TMC may...
WB CPM on the brink of breaking away from the main party fold

WB CPM on the brink of breaking away from the main party fold

Above: The Prakash Karat (first from right) faction of the CPM denied Sitaram Yechury (second from right) a third term in the Rajya Sabha....
Gorkha agitation leader wants murder trial shifted out of Kolkata

Gorkha agitation leader wants murder trial shifted out of Kolkata

Above: Police chasing Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists in Darjeeling. Photo: UNI Supreme Court asks the CBI to give its opinion on the feasibility of a...

Inciting hate: After its natl spokesperson, BJP’s IT cell secy in WB held for...

Above: Photo Courtesy Twitter The long arm of law has finally started reaching out to the instigators of communal violence in West Bengal.  A...
Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Gopalkrishna Gandhi is Opp’s choice for Vice-President

Above: Apart from being the grandson of Gandhi, Gopalkrishna is a seasoned diplomat, a politician and an academician. Photo: YouTube  The Opposition has chosen Gopalkrishna Gandhi as its candidate...
Calcutta High Court

Calcutta HC asks Centre: Is Darjeeling trouble not serious enough for more troops?

While hearing a PIL regarding the killing of All India Gorkha League leader Madan Tamang, the Calcutta’s High Court’s division bench of acting Chief...
Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Above: A pregnant woman undergoing check-up under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan(Representational picture) Sarmishtha Chakraborty of West Bengal had appealed to the Supreme Court...
Justice CS Karnan

Justice CS Karnan appeals to WB governor for parole

Former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan, now admitted at Kolkata’s SSKM hospital with a chest pain, has sent an appeal for parole to...
Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Above: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee receiving the United Nations Public Service Award for Kanyashree scheme at The Hague Mamata Banerjee’s development programme for schoolgirls...
Petition seeks termination of pregnancy in 23rd week

Petition seeks termination of pregnancy in 23rd week

A petition seeking termination of pregnancy in the 23rd week was received by the Supreme Court vacation bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Sanjay...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

Cattle wars

By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The cow has once again reared its head. A recent notification of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate...
West Bengal Says GST Rollout not Possible on July 1

West Bengal Says GST Rollout not Possible on July 1

While Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is confident that he will be able to roll out GST on July 1, there are many hurdles still...
The CBI headquarters in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

CBI levels serious allegations against WB MPs, officials

Narada sting case: Charges include criminal conspiracy, undue gratificationUsing the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, the CBI has levelled...
Picture Credit: Bhavana Gaur

SC to urgently deal with huge police vacancies in 6 states

24 percent of the sanctioned strength of forces vacant across the country Police forces across the country, especially in six states, are grossly understaffed. A...
A Member of Parliament registering for his Aadhaar card at an Aadhaar registration counter. Photo: PIB

Much Misused ID

In the border districts of West Bengal, Aadhaar cards are being freely issued with the connivance of politicians to Bangladeshi migrants. This poses a...
Justice RM Lodha had suggested sweeping reforms to clean up BCCI

Ground realities hit Lodha panel recommendations

The implementation of the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations in the functioning of the BCCI has run into several minor hurdles and confusions as...

Bengal waiting to Explode

Note crunch in the wake of demonetization has hit the economy in the border districts of West Bengal. How will the resulting public fury...
KOLKATA, SEP 2 (UNI):- West Bengal Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Firhad Hakim leading a rally with party supporters celebrating the Supreme Court's verdict on Singur landmark victory in Kolkata on Friday. UNI PHOTO-89U

Singur: The Fight for Land

The landmark verdict on Singur by the Supreme Court will hit West Bengal’s economy and be cited in future agitations as industry and agriculture...
The Madras High Court’s stand on the case is a blessing for journalists in Tamil Nadu.

Judge Bats for Media Freedom

Even as conspiracy theories swirled regarding this sensational case, a judge upheld the rights of the media and stood up for democratic norms  ...
Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

Apprehensions about the new trafficking bill

The minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi, will be presenting the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill in parliament during...
Eunuchs dance to the Bollywood numbers on city roads during ‘Maha Rally’ as part of their ‘Akhil Bhartiya Manglamukhi Maha Sammelan’ in Jammu on Friday. Photo: UNI

Victory for Third Gender?

Though the Transgender Persons (Protection of rights) Bill 2016 is a welcome move, unless society changes its perception and abuse of transgenders, little progress will...
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Losing The West

The Mamata Banerjee government recently decided to change the name of West Bengal to only “Bengal” in English and calling it only “Bangla” or...
People react near the Holey Artisan restaurant after Islamist militants attacked the upscale cafe in Dhaka

Terror knocks on our eastern border

With Bangladesh being in the grip of terrorism, let the intel agencies in West Bengal not be complacent anymore about our immunity By Sujit Bhar...

More than 30 lakh cases yet to get another hearing date

Pendency of cases is a major issue that has affected the justice delivery system in India. It has stuck out like a sore thumb...

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