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Probir Pramanik

Articles by Probir Pramanik

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Rizwan: The Educated, Middle Class Muslim Youngster Who Dared To Marry A Rich Man's Daughter

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Rizwan: The Educated, Middle Class Muslim Youngster Who Dared To Marry A Rich Man's Daughter

Jul 17, 2019 Probir Pramanik

On September 21, 2007, Calcutta was jolted by the fate of 29-year-old Rizwan, who had fallen in love with...

West Bengal: Seven Kanchapara Councillors Return To TMC; 8 Others Say 'Mamata In Our Hearts'

West Bengal: Seven Kanchapara Councillors Return To TMC; 8 Others Say 'Mamata In Our Hearts'

Jul 11, 2019 Probir Pramanik

This comes just a day after eight other TMC councillors of the Halisahar municipality rejoined the Mamata...

Ticket to Kunming! It's China Calling For The Intrepid Bengali Traveller

Ticket to Kunming! It's China Calling For The Intrepid Bengali Traveller

Jun 26, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Travellers from Calcutta are taking the hop to Kunming and thence to the Chinese showpieces of Xi’an,...

Topkeydara In Darjeeling: A Lifeline For Endangered Red Pandas

Topkeydara In Darjeeling: A Lifeline For Endangered Red Pandas

Jun 20, 2019 Probir Pramanik

In Topkeybara, Red Pandas, only about 2,500 adults left in the wild, are finding a safe habitat to remain...

Red Alert In Areas Of North Sikkim, Bengal After Cloudburst Inundates Teesta River

Red Alert In Areas Of North Sikkim, Bengal After Cloudburst Inundates Teesta River

Jun 18, 2019 Probir Pramanik

The Teesta river is flowing above the danger mark after the cloudburst, officials in Sikkim capital Gangtok...

Over 100 Doctors in Bengal Quit As Protests Escalate, 'Don't Make It A Prestige Issue,' Centre Tells Mamata

Over 100 Doctors in Bengal Quit As Protests Escalate, 'Don't Make It A Prestige Issue,' Centre Tells Mamata

Jun 14, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike since Tuesday demanding better security at workplace after two of...

'We Are Fighting For Rights Of Families Who Have Children With Rare Genetic Diseases'

'We Are Fighting For Rights Of Families Who Have Children With Rare Genetic Diseases'

Jun 13, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Eight-year-old Debosmita Ghosh has spinal muscular atrophy —a rare gene­tic, life-threatening...

Bengal On Tenterhooks: Doctors' Protest Enters 3rd Day, Guv Calls Meeting To Discuss Law & Order

Bengal On Tenterhooks: Doctors' Protest Enters 3rd Day, Guv Calls Meeting To Discuss Law & Order

Jun 13, 2019 Probir Pramanik

The assault left an intern severely injured, resulting in a strike that has spread to almost all state-run...

The Pawan Chamling Backlash! Prem Singh Tamang Faces Legal Questions Over Elevation As Sikkim CM

The Pawan Chamling Backlash! Prem Singh Tamang Faces Legal Questions Over Elevation As Sikkim CM

Jun 12, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Prem Singh Tamang went to jail in 2017 for embezzlement of funds and since then, he took Pawan Chamling head...

Junior Doctors' Protest In Calcutta Leads To Virtual Shutdown Of Healthcare Services In Bengal

Junior Doctors' Protest In Calcutta Leads To Virtual Shutdown Of Healthcare Services In Bengal

Jun 12, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Even as political parties are busy extracting political mileage out of the virtual shutdown, thousands of...

Mukul Roy's 'BJP Against Division Of Bengal' Remark Likely To Revive Gorkhaland Agitation

Mukul Roy's 'BJP Against Division Of Bengal' Remark Likely To Revive Gorkhaland Agitation

Jun 11, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy’s recent statement has kicked up a storm in the Darjeeling region in north...

West Bengal: Will BJP Do To Mamata Banerjee What She Did To The Left?

West Bengal: Will BJP Do To Mamata Banerjee What She Did To The Left?

Jun 10, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Having replaced the Left and Congress as the main challengers to Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, the...

Jai Shri Ram vs Joy Bangla: Desperate Mamata Banerjee Feels Saffron Heat

Jai Shri Ram vs Joy Bangla: Desperate Mamata Banerjee Feels Saffron Heat

Jun 05, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Mamata Banerjee's desperate rejection of the Hindutva slogan 'Jai Shri Ram' could be used by the BJP-RSS to...

Himalayan Hijack

Himalayan Hijack

May 25, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Pawan Chamling’s run as India’s longest-serving chief minister has ended, his dreams of a record sixth...

Once A Decorated Striker, Bhaichung Bhutia Yet To Dribble Past Political Opponents And Score

Once A Decorated Striker, Bhaichung Bhutia Yet To Dribble Past Political Opponents And Score

May 25, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Bhutia, who as India’s legendary footballer, took more than two decades to chart his meteoritic rise to...

The Rise And Fall Of Pawan Chamling, India’s Longest Serving Chief Minister

The Rise And Fall Of Pawan Chamling, India’s Longest Serving Chief Minister

May 24, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Chamling’s “invincibility” was put to test on April 11, 2019 when the Himalayan state went for...

BJP Makes Major Inroads in Mamata's Bengal

BJP Makes Major Inroads in Mamata's Bengal

May 23, 2019 Probir Pramanik

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has steamrolled the Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress bastion as trends of...

TMC Office Wears Deserted Look After Exit Polls Paint Bengal Saffron

TMC Office Wears Deserted Look After Exit Polls Paint Bengal Saffron

May 20, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee might have put up a brave front and...

Vandalism Of Vidyasagar's Bust Has Given Mamata Banerjee A Handle To Play The Bengali Card

Vandalism Of Vidyasagar's Bust Has Given Mamata Banerjee A Handle To Play The Bengali Card

May 16, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Both the Trinamool Congress and BJP have angrily blamed each other for the violence that erupted as workers...

Once Known For Free Thinking, Bengal Under Didi Has Little Space For Humour

Once Known For Free Thinking, Bengal Under Didi Has Little Space For Humour

May 11, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Whether her kneejerk reactions to the mildest of criticism arise out the insecurities of a woman politician...