Doctors have advised Buddhadeb Bhattacharya to be in-home isolation.
The veteran CPI(M) leader was extubated from mechanical ventilator support on Friday morning.
The 76-year-old politician has been suffering from pulmonary disease and other old age-related ailments, and is on ventilator support.
The building - Rabin Sen Bhawan - was inaugurated on May 1, 1999.
In the city of chatter, no other topic has been discussed as much as the chit fund scandal.
Irrational incidents of violence and counter-violence have reduced Bengal to a banana republic.
Alas, the "angul-moja" or the toe-sock, unlike the monkey cap, has never been deemed classy far less become a trendy winter statement by the Bengalis
Clearly, only a Ghoti can truly appreciate a Bangal and vice versa. Take East Bengal and Mohan Bagan...
Why don’t we get outraged each and every time – yes each and every time – a woman is raped or molested?
“Get into the car. Hurry,” said a voice from inside the car. And the face that peered out of the window was none other than the Chief Minister’s.
One vernacular channel's news flashes, supers and tickers carried as breaking news the item that the Al Qaida leader loved Bengali food, especially 'maach-bhaat'....
'There is high tension prevailing in the area but the situation is currently under control. Police camps have been set up in the disturbed area. Senior police officers are also camping and making efforts to restore peace.'
Sonia Gandhi has spoken out against the SEZs. BJP is supporting Mamata Banerjee on Singur. From Arundhati Roy to Sumit Sarkar have criticised the West Bengal government. But the CM says he has a case.
'Do It Now' is hardly a variation of the Nike exhortation for the West Bengal chief minister, who speaks on the controversies surrounding him in the first year of his tenure.
The West Bengal chief minister speaks to Ashis K. Biswas on a host of issues after completing a year in office.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.