Asansol

  • Children file diary for 'missing' Babul Supriyo 'uncle' 19-06-2014 01:22 PM

    Raniganj: School children of JK Nagar of this coal town have filed a diary with the police saying their 'Babul Supriyo Uncle', the Asansol BJP MP and Bollywood singer, has gone 'missing' since the election last month. The children, who are students of different schools of the area, filed the...
  • Need more central forces in Bengal for polls: Babul Supriyo 07-05-2014 03:41 PM

    There was high drama in West Midnapore on Wednesday where Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers had an altercation with the Left and stopped the car of sitting CPI MP Prabhod Panda. The Opposition parties accused the TMC of booth capturing and rigging in Garbeta. ...
  • West Bengal: Voting in Asansol has always been peaceful, say voters 07-05-2014 09:46 AM

    Despite apprehension of rigging and violence by BJP in Asansol, voters in the constituency say that voting has always been peaceful here, and this time around, too, it will go smoothly. ...
  • Voting underway in Asansol, no report of violence and rigging 07-05-2014 09:38 AM

    Singer Babul Supriyo is fighting the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket in Asansol in West Bengal. Voting is underway in Asansol. Despite apprehension about rigging and violence in the constituency, voting till now has been peaceful. ...
  • BJP candidate Babul Supriyo apprehensive about rigging, violence in Asansol 07-05-2014 08:02 AM

    Singer Babul Supriyo, who is fighting the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket, is hoping to hit the right note in Asansol in West Bengal. In an interview with CNN-IBN, he talks of his apprehensions about rigging and violence is Asansol. ...
  • BJP's Babul Supriyo hopes to hit the right note in Asansol 06-05-2014 10:59 AM

    Singer Babul Supriyo who is fighting these elections on a BJP ticket is hoping to hit the right note in Asansol. On the charge of being an outsider, Supriyo said, "People have given me enough because of my music. They are coming to me and talking about their problems and...
  • TMC complains to EC against Modi over Asansol speech 05-05-2014 06:10 PM

    Kolkata: In more trouble for the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) against him for a campaign speech he made in Asansol in West Bengal. The TMC alleged that Modi was seeking votes...
  • Asansol: Riding on the Modi wave for victory, says Babul Supriyo 29-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo and BJP's candidate from Asansol has said he is riding on the Modi wave to emerge as the winning candidate. He was speaking to our sister channel IBN7. ...
  • Gujarat model of development should be followed in the rest of the country, says Babul Supriyo 18-03-2014 10:38 AM

    Kolkata: Singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo, who will contest for the Asansol Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal on a BJP ticket, Monday ridiculed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying he was not fit for politics. The voice behind a number of hit Bollywood songs, Supriyo urged voters to bring a single...
  • Rahul has become a joke on social network websites: Babul Supriyo 17-03-2014 06:47 PM

    Kolkata: Singer-turned-candidate Babul Supriyo who is contesting Lok Sabha elections from Asansol on a BJP ticket ridiculed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying that he was reduced to a joke on social network websites. He is of the opinion that the coalition government is a failure and appealed to voters...
  • WB: CPM calls bandh to protest ex-MLA Dilip Sarkar's murder 10-06-2013 11:38 AM

    Kolkata: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has called a 12-hour bandh in Asansol to protest the murder of its former MLA Dilip Sarkar. The party also took out rallies in support of the bandh. Rallies were also took out by the Trinamool Congress, which is opposing the strike. Sarkar...
  • WB: Rape, murder accused sets himself ablaze 25-04-2013 01:00 PM

    Burdwan: An undertrial, who was accused in a rape and murder case, allegedly tried to commit suicide by setting himself on fire at a court lock up in Burdwan district on Thursday. Sukanta Sarkar alias Ravan (37) was in the lock up of the SDJM's court in Asansol before being...
  • WB: Mob beats up, shaves heads of children accused of theft 09-04-2013 02:14 PM

    Kolkata: In a shocking case of mob justice in Asansol in West Bengal, five children were allegedly tied to bamboo poles and kept in a hut overnight for alleged theft. The children were aged between 10 and 12 years. But the ordeal didn't end there as the next morning, the...
  • Survey: Bizarre small town sex facts you didn't know 04-12-2012 04:29 PM

    The INDIA TODAY-Nielsen Sex Survey of four metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai) as well as 12 towns (Hisar, Moradabad, Kota, Kolhapur, Jamnagar, Ratlam, Salem, Kottayam, Guntur, Asansol, Baleshwar and Aizawl) throws up some interesting facts about how people from India's small towns behave between the sheets. The 10th annual...
  • WB: CPM, TMC workers clash, 3 injured 05-10-2012 03:44 PM

    Kolkata: Three people were injured when members of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) clashed in the Nandi Gram area of Asansol sub-division in the Burdwan district of West Bengal on Friday. The clashes reportedly took place over filing of nomination papers for a school...
  • Asansol: 200 miners stuck in coal mines rescued 31-07-2012 05:59 PM

    Asansol: Around 200 coal miners, who were stuck in at the ECL mines of Sodepur and Kunustoria in Asansol because of the grid failure, have been rescued. The miners were stuck as the electricity operated pulley shafts had stopped due to the power failure. Earlier, the Eastern Coalfields had rescued...
  • WB: Policemen attacked by suspected coal mafia 05-06-2012 08:50 AM

    Kolkata: Five police personnel have been injured after an attack by suspected coal mafia members in West Bengal's Asansol region. The incident took place when the police raided a coal factory. The attackers snatched two pistols from the police, shot at them and fled. Two of the injured are in...
  • WB: Former Asansol Mayor's son shot dead 10-05-2012 09:16 AM

    Asansol: Former Asansol Mayor and CPIM MLA Bamapada Mukherjee's son Arpan Mukherjee was shot dead on Thursday morning. The incident happened at the Burnpur stadium in Asansol in West Bengal. Arpan had gone for his morning walk when some people came and shot several bullets at him. He was taken...
  • Asansol: 10 injured in clash with police 26-02-2012 01:13 PM

    Asansol: Nearly 10 people, including 5 policemen were injured in clashes between locals and policemen in Asansol in West Bengal. The incident took place when the locals objected to the construction of a boundary wall at a steel plant belonging to IISCO, near Purushottampur. The police resorted to lathicharge and...
  • Small airports to be built in West Bengal: Mamata 19-08-2011 10:04 PM

    Kolkata: Several small airports will be built in different cities in West Bengal to improve air connectivity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. "A number of small airports will come up in different cities, tourist attractions and district headquarters like Malda, Digha and Asansol," Banerjee said while...
  • Violence in Asansol against new plant 18-06-2007 01:09 PM

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  • 'We can't help resistance in Asansol' 17-06-2007 11:40 PM

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