15 - 12 - 2018

42nd International Kolkata Book Fair Begins

KOLKATA, Jan 30, 2018: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the 42nd International Kolkata Book Fair in Central Park, Salt Lake.

Publisher’s guild president Sudhangshu Shekhar Dey and general secretary Trideb Kumar Chatterjee was present in the inauguration programme.

There are 605 book stalls and 200 little magazine tables. The book fair will remain till 11 February. The timing of the fair is from noon 12 to 8 PM night every day.

This year focus theme of the book fair is France. Information and cultural minister of France Mrs. Fran soya Niacin has arrived in the fair.   

 

Bus accident, Mamata going to Murshidabad

KOLKATA, Jan 29, 2018: Chief minister Mamata Bannerjee is worried about  the bus accident. She left for Mushidabad by cut short her government programme.

Sources in administration said chief minister wants to personally monitor the rescue operation of the at Dualtabad. She is accompanied by transport minister Subhindu Adhikari and several officials.

Besdies chief minister announced financial aid to those killed and injured in the accident. Rs 5 lakh will be given to the neares kin those killed and Rs 1 lakh those injured including free treatment.

It is mentionable here that on Monday early morning the accident happened in Daulatabad, Murshidabad. The bus after breaking  rallying of bridge rallying drowned  in the Bhairavi river.

From local administration boats are used in rescue work, Four bodies have been recovered and four are reported to be injured, It is a accepted the death toll may rise. Divers are sent from Kolkata to speed up the rescue work.

Hardik coming to meet ‘Didi’

AGARTALA, Jan 28, 2018:Hardik Patel, leader Pathedar reservation agitation of Gujarat is coming to meet West Bengal chief minister Mamata Bannerjee. He is schedule to held meeting with the chief minister on 9 February at Navana.   

Sources said Mamata Bannerjee phoned Hardik Patel and invited him to come in the state. Patel accepted the invitation.

Political pundits think Mamata Bannerjee is the prime opponent of Modi in national politics. The young turk of Gujarat is trying to strengthen the anti Modi fight before 2019 Lok Sabha election.

According to pundits the meeting on 9 February between Mamata Bannerjee and Hardik Patel is only a step in this regard.   

Actress Supriya Devi no more

KOLKATA, Jan 26, 2018 : Renowned and popular actress of Bengali film industry Supriya Debi passed away on Friday morning. She was 83.

He was suffering for long time from old age ailment. Supriya Devi was born on 1935, 8th January. At the age of seven she started her acting career. In 1943 she acted in first film as a child artist. Her acting career span was over 50 years.

For her acting she received Filmfare, Padmashree, Bangabushan and other several awards.     

CM criticizes withdrawing eight local trains

KOLKATA, Jan 19, 2018 (TVN): Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee severely criticized central government decision of withdrawing eight local trains from different routes.

Sources in Navana, said chief minister termed the decision as insult to Bengal and Bengal people. She also stated it as political decision taken by BJP government in centre.

It is mentionable that the union railway ministry on Friday took decision in this regard of withdrawing eight local trains form the state West Bengal. A letter was sent to state chief secretary.

In the letter it was mentioned Kalyani – Kalyani border, Sonarpur – Canning, Shantipur – Nabadwip, Barassat – Hasnabad, Baliganj – Budgebudge, Baruipur – Namkhana, Bardwan – Katoia, Bhimgarh – Palashshuth route trains will be withdrawn. As the routes are not profitable railway is willing to withdraw the local trains, stated the letter.   

As the news came the daily passengers are criticizing the decision. Local train is the prime life line of common people. They can travel longer distance with less fare. The decision of central government is not pro – people.         

  

Triple talak winner advocate Nazia joins BJP

KOLKATA, Jan 4, 2017: By opposing triple “talak” BJP vote bank increased in number of states including – UP and Gujarat. Now same method is applied by Dilip Ghosh and Mukul Ray to increase vote bank of BJP in West Bengal. It was proved on Thursday.

Advocate Nazia Elahi Khan fought the case of Ishrat Jahan of Howarah in Supreme Court. On Thursday,  advocate Naiza joined BJP in West Bengal BJP head office.The joining programme was held in presence of state BJP president Dilip Ghosh and Mukul Ray.