LIVE TABLE: TMC SET TO RETAIN WEST BENGAL – EXIT POLL RESULTS

Initial trends from exit polls suggest that the Trinamool Congress will retain West Bengal with around 165-170 seats, while the BJP will be just over the 100 seat mark. The first two results are from P-MARQ and ETG Research. Other results are expected to come out in the next few minutes for state assembly elections […]

Prashant Kishor to quit if BJP wins Bengal, hints at larger plans

Prashant Kishor, the political branding and communications consultant credited with crafting several highly successful election campaigns, said he will leave his profession if the BJP manages to win 100 seats (29.4%) in the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections. “I will quit the work I’m doing.. I will cease to exist as a political aide, what […]

Employers instigate migrant laborers to protest in Kerala

A day after Uttar Pradesh government sent dozens of buses to transport migrant workers from Delhi to their hometowns, migrant workers in Kerala defied the Coronavirus lockdown to hold a massive protest in Payippad in Changanassery in Kerala. Hundreds of outstation workers belonging to states like Assam, West Bengal, Orissa and nearby regions came out […]

Discovery becomes first channel to support all South Indian languages

While many English language channels have had alternate audio feeds for some markets, Discovery channel has become the first to offer feeds in all South Indian languages, including Malayalam and Kannada. Most multi-language channels come with audio feeds in four or five options – English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Bengali. Languages whose speakers typically tend […]

L&T to build Rs 1,400 cr, six-lane bridge across Hooghly in Kalyani, Kolkata

Construction major Larsen & Tourbro said it has won a Rs 1,3960-cr contract from the West Bengal government to build a six-lane bridge across river Hooghly on the northern border of Calcutta. The bridge will built at Kalyani, which forms┬áthe northern most boundary of Kolkata metropolitan area. It will supplement the existing Iswar Gupta bridge, […]