Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Expel errant party men

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday ordered making a list of errant and controversial leaders and activists and expelling them from the party, insiders said.

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

Doing Business Without Permission: Govt employees flouting rules

Even though they are quite well paid and receive plenty of perks from the government, a “huge” number of civil servants own and run businesses on the side violating service rules, according to the...

June 7, 2021
June 7, 2021

Curbs to stay during Eid

With the nationwide lockdown extended till July 14, the government is unlikely to allow cattle markets in the capital ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha if the Covid situation doesn’t improve.

June 4, 2021
June 4, 2021

Allowance for freedom fighters’ gets a bump

The new national budget proposes hiking the monthly allowance of valiant freedom fighters to Tk 20,000 from Tk 12,000.

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.