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India arrests 9 al Qaeda militants planning...

India arrests 9 al Qaeda militants

South Asia

Sat, Sep 19 2020

Six of the militants were arrested in the eastern state of West Bengal and while three in the southern...

Kolkata markets deserted for lack of...

Kolkata feels Bangladeshis'

South Asia

Wed, Sep 9 2020

60% of the buyers are from Bangladesh who are not visiting now due to travel restrictions

Central govt asks West Bengal to allow...

Central govt asks West Bengal to allow...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 10 2020

'Most of them are either unskilled or semi-skilled labourers who had gone to the neighbouring country...

CPJ condemns harassment of journalists...

CPJ condemns harassment of journalists...

World

Tue, Jul 14 2020

In a separate statement, the CPJ urged Malaysian authorities to cease investigating Al-Jazeera staffers...

OP-ED: Two streams of Bengali...

OP-ED: Two streams of Bengali...

Sarwar Jahan Chowdhury

Fri, Jul 10 2020

What are the key features that constitute being Bengali?

OP-ED: The nightmares return

OP-ED: The nightmares return

Julian Francis

Thu, Jun 18 2020

Remembering epidemics of the past in our country

Indian states rush to identify high-risk...

Indian states rush to identify high-risk...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 1 2020

India has reported 182,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 5,164 deaths

Bangladeshi barge sinks in India’s West...

Bangladeshi barge sinks in India’s West...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 25 2020

Accident could have been averted

PM Hasina phones Mamata, enquires about...

PM Hasina phones Mamata, enquires about...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, May 22 2020

Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc on West Bengal in India as well as southeast Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan badly damages parts of...

Cyclone Amphan badly damages parts of...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 20 2020

The cyclone has already hit the coastal district of Khulna with strong winds and heavy rainfall

Coronavirus: West Bengal has highest...

Coronavirus: West Bengal has highest...

South Asia

Mon, May 4 2020

The state-wise assessment shows that Delhi, Maharashtra and Rajasthan are reporting high cases because...

Bangladeshi student asked to leave India...

Bangladeshi student asked to leave India...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 27 2020

She had been bullied on social media after she had posted the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest...

Spreading our literature across the...

Spreading our literature across the...

Ekram Kabir

Fri, Feb 21 2020

It’s time to let the world know about Bangla

West Bengal becomes fourth Indian state...

West Bengal becomes fourth Indian state...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 27 2020

States such as Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Bihar have said they will not...

Mamata Banerjee: UN referendum on citizenship...

Mamata Banerjee: UN referendum on citizenship...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 19 2019

The chief minister has refused to implement the new law and the National Registry of Citizens

Mamata to move migrant workers from...

Mamata to move migrant workers from...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 2 2019

She decided to move the workers out of Kashmir to prevent them from becoming a potential target for militant...

Legendary Swimmer, freedom-fighter Kanai...

Legendary Swimmer, freedom-fighter Kanai...

Other Sports

Mon, Aug 19 2019

The freedom-fighter was given the guard of honour at his residence before his funeral was held in Mongolbaria...

One dead, 16 injured in lightning in...

One dead, 16 injured in lightning in...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 16 2019

Four Bangladeshi nationals were injured in the incident

Tremor jolts northern Bangladesh

Tremor jolts northern Bangladesh

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 29 2019

The epicentre of the quake was in West Bengal

1.5kg ornaments, coins removed from...

1.5kg ornaments, coins removed from...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 26 2019

Chains, nose rings, earrings, trinkets, bangles, and anklets were removed during the 75-minute...

Indian govt refuses to change West Bengal's...

Indian govt refuses to change West Bengal's...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 3 2019

On July 26, 2018, the West Bengal assembly had passed a resolution to change the state's name to...