December 02, 2016 7:04 pm
"We have never seen such arrogance (by Centre). If Army is not withdrawn we will explore legal options."
December 02, 2016 12:42 pm
The Army exercise is carried out after due liaison with the state government as well as the state police.
November 26, 2016 3:02 am
Those involved in the racket buried babies who died while being shifted.
November 17, 2016 4:55 pm
Work on the plant would start in 2017 and is expected to be completed by 2018-end.
June 12, 2016 7:53 pm
The Congress marginally gained from the alliance in the recently-held Assembly polls in the state while the Left Front came a poor third, losing the main Opposition status to its partner.
May 27, 2016 12:22 pm
Around 1000 people were deployed on the Red Road where Mamata Banerjee was sworn into power
May 27, 2016 4:30 am
The move comes while the Trinamool Congress has been under constant fire for allegedly 'encouraging' their party cadre to attack opposition party workers, offices and their residence.
May 23, 2016 12:20 am
In Kerala, the Left offered a campaign rich in content and won the state
May 20, 2016 2:42 am
Currently, West Bengal and Punjab — which go to polls early next year — rank among the two most indebted states in the country.
May 19, 2016 2:47 pm
While incumbent Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee had remained silent on the tapes at her first few rallies, deciding instead to hit at out at the newly formed "opportunistic" 'jote', as she called it, she grew increasingly nervous and wary as the campaign wore on.
June 18, 2020 2:43 pm
The best example of his non-partisan behaviour is, of course, from 2008 during the Indo-US nuclear deal. Read more: https://bit.ly/2vES2Tu
February 26, 2016 10:07 am
Hooghly (WB), Feb 26 (ANI): A student of class 3 was allegedly molested by a teacher in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The family of the student created uproar outside the school. They broke a glass of a police van and injured two police officials. However, the situation was controlled by the Bhadreswar police.
February 22, 2016 10:23 am
Siliguri, Feb 22 (ANI): A bike rally was organised by the Bengal Travel Mart in association with XKMPH and Indian Bikers Community in Siliguri. Around 120 bikers participated in the mega rally to promote West Bengal as a destination for bikers as well as adventure-loving people across the globe. The bike rally was organised to spread awareness among common people for safe driving.
February 18, 2016 5:51 am
Midnapur, Feb 18 (ANI): An Indo-Bangladesh special Urs train with 2,210 pilgrims on board arrived at Midnapur Railway station, West Bengal, from Rajbari in Bangladesh on Thursday morning. The Urs special train service was started in 1903. Every year, people of all faiths come to Midnapore Urs to seek blessings of Boro Huzur, a descendant of Boropir Abdul Qadir Jilani, who came to India from Iraq in the 19th century to preach Islam.
February 17, 2016 9:30 am
Jalpaiguri, Feb 17 (ANI): Two men carrying leopard skin were arrested by forest officials in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. The forest officials formed a special team to catch the people involved in illegal wildlife trade. The leopard skin was to be sold to a party from Nepal and was found packed in a bag. Clouded leopards are rare in Bengal and are found mostly in Bhutan. Investigations were underway to crack down the smuggling racket. India’s leopards are under threat, with increasing numbers of the wild cats being poached for their body parts and villagers killing them for straying into human settlements.Wildlife experts say tiger and leopard parts are in great demand in China and other Asian countries.
February 17, 2016 5:39 am
Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Students of Jadavpur University in West Bengal took to streets expressing solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) demanding release of student leader booked on sedition charges. JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested last week on sedition charges after a group of youngsters organised an event in protest of the execution of 2001 parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru. Jadavpur University students shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Students and academics of the JNU continue to boycott classes to protest against government.
February 15, 2016 6:30 am
Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): Angry locals took to the streets on Monday after a truck ran over three children in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas area, killing a child and gravely injuring two other kids. Three students were travelling in a car when a truck rammed into them. The locals set two police vehicles on fire. According to sources, the police was pursuing the truck when it rammed into the car, angering the locals.
February 11, 2016 5:31 am
Jalpaiguri, Feb 11 (ANI): A newborn baby was allegedly sold for Rs 35,000 in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal on Thursday. Police have begun investigating into the matter. Mitu Basak, a woman staying in the Dinhata town of the Jalpaiguri district, is taking care of the baby. Cases as such have been reported earlier from the surrounding areas.
January 27, 2016 8:58 am
Durgapur (West Bengal), Jan 27 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing for Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's rally in Durgapur district of West Bengal on Wednesday. People and supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have gathered to be a part of this rally. With the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections round the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is targeting fringe districts that share borders with Bangladesh to begin their election poll campaign.
January 22, 2016 7:45 am
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Friday said West Bengal is becoming a safe haven for bomb makers under Mamata Banerjee's leadership. Reacting to the Birbhum blast, another BJP leader Sambit Patra accused Banerjee of misgovernance and encouraging illegal activities.