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Debacle at Rio

Recently concluded Rio Olympics laid bare poor sportsmanship of Indians as the country could muster only 2 medals won by Sakshi Malik and P Sindhu respectively in Wrestling and Badminton despite the f  read more...


West Bengal Affairs

Singur land acquisition a 'farce'
After being cornered with 30 seats in the recently held assembly elections, the Left Front in Bengal got another huge set back in the Singur land acquisition case. The Supreme Court termed the 2006 a Read More

West Bengal becomes Bengal
EP Desk: On 29th August, The West Bengal Assembly passed a resolution for renaming the state as Bangla in Bengali and Bengal in English. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had put forwarded a proposal to Read More

West Bengal Govt's tourism packages to liven up Durga Puja
With the Durga Puja round the corner, West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Limited (WBTDCL) has unveiled a host of packages for tourists wanting to experience one of India's biggest festivals. Read More

Trinamool gains ascendancy in Maldah, Jalpaiguri Zilla Parishads
The Zilla Parishads in Maldah and Jalpaiguri came under the control of Trinamool last month.
In Maldah Zilla Parishad, eight Left Front members, along with six Congress and two Samajwadi Party m
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WB CM directs Irrigation Dept to take steps to fight floods
Expressing her annoyance over the release of water by Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) that may lead to a flood-like situation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken a stock on the pres Read More

Durgapur-Asansol creates software to help women in distress
The Durgapur-Asansol Police Commissionerate has created software called Himmat to help women in distress. Women can download this software in their Android phone through which they can send alerts to Read More