West Bengal: Research scholars, postgraduates apply for forest assistant job requiring class 8 pass

MALDA: Several research scholars, postgraduates and engineering students in West Bengal have applied to the post of forest assistants, the qualification required for which is class 8 pass, a senior official said on Sunday. The West Bengal government is hiring 2,000 ‘Bana Sahayaks‘ or forest assistants on a contractual basis to protect wildlife and prevent … Read more

This isn’t done: Harbhajan Singh fumes over video of Bengal cops disrespecting Sikh man’s turban

Former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh took to Twitter on Friday to express his anger against the Bengal police for manhandling a Sikh man, disrespecting his turban and pulling him by his hair. Tagging West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Harbhajan tweeted, “Please have a look into this matter @MamataOfficial. This isn’t done.” He retweeted a … Read more

West Bengal: Kailash Vijayvargiya, Mukul Roy among 20 BJP leaders booked for unlawful assembly

The Kolkata Police has booked 20 people, including senior BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya and Mukul Roy, for unlawful assembly during the party’s protest against the state government on Thursday. BJP in-charge for West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya. (Photo: GettyImages) The Kolkata Police has booked 20 people, including senior BJP leaders Kailash Vijayvargiya and Mukul Roy, for … Read more

No chemical used against BJP workers, claims Bengal govt; 89 detained in Kolkata, 24 in Howrah

The West Bengal government has denied allegation levelled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that the state police used water mixed with chemicals to charge at BJP workers when they were trying to march towards Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s office in Kolkata on Thursday. Addressing a press conference, West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said … Read more

West Bengal Governor summons CM Mamata Banerjee after BJP councillor shot dead in Titagarh

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has summoned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and top officials to the Raj Bhavan at 10 am on Monday. In a tweet on Sunday night, the Governor said this meeting has been called “in the wake of worsening law and order situation leading to dastardly killing of Manish Shukla, Councillor, Titagarh … Read more

BJP is biggest pandemic: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee targets UP govt on Hathras

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a scathing attack on the BJP while addressing a rally in Kolkata on Saturday. She spoke, among other issues, about the Uttar Pradesh government’s handling of the Hathras case. “I feel like rushing to UP right now…I sent a delegation yesterday but we were stopped by the police. … Read more