Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

May 6, 2021
May 6, 2021

Woman living in mud hut with no electricity elected MLA in West Bengal polls

Chandana Bauri, wife of a daily wage earner, grabbed spotlight and social media attention in West Bengal after announcement of the assembly polls result on May 2.

May 6, 2021
May 6, 2021

Curbs on Homegoing: Directives hard to enforce

The government has imposed several restrictions including an embargo on leaving work stations during the upcoming Eid holidays to check the mad rush of holidaymakers, but it lacks a clear outline...

May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021

Mamata relegates Left to footnote

The landslide victory of Mamata Banerjee has not only thwarted the Modi wave that has swept over India but also relegated the Left and Congress to a footnote in West Bengal polls.

May 3, 2021
May 3, 2021

Bittersweet win for Mamata

Mamata Banerjee lost her seat in the high-stakes Nandigram assembly, but the charismatic Trinamool Congress supremo brought her party to power in West Bengal for the third time in a row.

April 30, 2021
April 30, 2021

Eid, Covid Surge in India: Worried, govt now plans tough steps

Worried that the Covid situation in Bangladesh could worsen with the Indian variant entering and the upcoming Eid travel rush, the government is contemplating stricter measures.

April 29, 2021
April 29, 2021

8th Phase West Bengal Polls: 3-way battle amid Covid cases surge

It is expected to be a three-way battle as the 8th and final phase of the West Bengal assembly polls takes place today amid a massive surge of Covid-19 cases in India.

April 27, 2021
April 27, 2021

‘Lockdown’ extended till May 5

Concerned over the steep rise in coronavirus cases in India, the government mulls imposing more Covid-19 restrictions in Bangladesh in the coming days.

April 26, 2021
April 26, 2021

West Bengal Assembly Polls: Muslim votes key in 7th phase

Muslim voters are set to be a key factor as incumbent government of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and its rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lock horns in the seventh phase of West Bengal assembly polls...

April 22, 2021
April 22, 2021

Phase-6 Wb Polls: Matua votes may turn out to be X factor

Matua voters are expected to play the pivotal role in today’s sixth phase of the West Bengal assembly polls for both India ruler Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC).

April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021

Extended lockdown to be stricter

The government is going to extend the current restrictions on travelling and outdoor activities for another week and the authorities will be even stricter in enforcing the restrictions, sources in...