Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicWest Bengal

Topic: West Bengal

Nothing can be achieved without approval of the ‘syndicate’ in Bengal: PM Modi

Modi says democracy is throttled in Bengal, exhorts Trinamool Congress govt to work for farmers. Midnapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government is working to...

PM Modi to travel across India to market his big MSP sop for farmers

Modi's rallies are significant given Lok Sabha polls are due next year and the BJP hopes to fight it on a pro-rural, pro-farmer plank.

Ghulam Murshid’s book shows Hindus and Muslims are primary stakeholders of Bengali culture

The author gives the perspective of a Bengal where Hindus and Muslims are shown as primary stakeholders of the Bengali culture.

From Purulia stage, Shah throws Mamata a challenge, says BJP will win 22 seats next year

BJP chief pays tribute to three party workers who were allegedly murdered last month, claims Bengal CM is “unleashing violence” on her rivals.

More cracks in mahagatbandhan, Bengal Congress doesn’t want tie-up with Mamata

State unit leaders want party to ally with Left front, accuse Trinamool Congress of trying to break Congress in the state.

Delhi’s damaged environment & dirt and danger in West Bengal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

West Bengal plans new law to tackle fake news on social media

Plan for new legislation comes after incidents triggered by fake news in Meghalaya, Jharkhand & Assam.

Amit Shah set for Purulia visit in bid to bolster Bengal outreach after BJP workers’ deaths

The visit, likely to take place at the end of June, is aimed at keeping up the pressure on the Mamata Banerjee government amid allegations of widespread political violence by her party.

There is dangerous selectivity in how we look at violence against Dalits in India

Are Dalits of Raghopur and West Bengal not Dalits? Only when Dalits are attacked in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, there is mass outrage among urban intellectuals. 

Purulia killings: RSS-BJP workers under threat in Mamata’s West Bengal or is it orchestrated panic?

Experts weigh in on the death of two BJP workers in Purulia, West Bengal. BJP members, including party president Amit Shah, have alleged that the two were murdered by workers of TMC.

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Representational image | Patient suffering from monkeypox | Photo: CDC/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Monkeypox doesn’t pose Covid-sized threat, no reason to panic

There are uncertainties about this outbreak to iron out, but all the pieces are in place to study, treat and ultimately contain monkeypox infections.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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