Kolkata: Praising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Union Finance Minister Yashant Sinha on Sunday said she has all the qualities to be the face of a coalition that can be formed at the Centre if the incumbent Narendra Modi-led dispensation is defeated in the coming Lok Sabha polls.
Published 10-Dec-2018 09:22 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal Police has filed a suo motu complaint against state BJP president Dilip Ghosh and three other party leaders for conducting a public meeting in Coochbehar district on Friday without requisite permission, police said.
Published 09-Dec-2018 19:22 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday greeted former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on her 72nd birthday and prayed for the senior Congress leaders long life and happiness.
Published 09-Dec-2018 12:41 IST
Kolkata: Around 50 students of City College of Commerce and Business here gheraoed the principal and other faculty members for 17 hours, demanding that they be allowed to sit for first semester exams despite not meeting the required 60-per cent attendance.
Published 09-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: In a fit of rage, a middle-aged man was allegedly hacked to death by his neighbour on Saturday at the Metiabruz area of the state. Ismail Haq (45) was killed after an altercation with his neighbour.
Published 09-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: Around 66 kg of foreign-origin gold, valued at over Rs 21 crore, was seized in two different search operations and four persons were arrested, an official said on Saturday.
Published 08-Dec-2018 21:43 IST
Kolkata: An altercation over a badminton match snowballed into a clash between two groups at Muchibazar area in the city and two persons have been arrested in connection with it on Saturday, police said.
Published 08-Dec-2018 21:35 IST
Rampurhat: In a shocking incident, a drunk son mercilessly hit his parents in the Rampurhat area of West Bengal-- a video of which has gone viral. The onlookers keep mum as the notorious son continues to vent his rage on being denied money by his parents.
Published 08-Dec-2018 20:20 IST
Kolkata: IIT Kharagpur has won the DSCI Excellence Award 2018 for cyber security education by Data Security Council of India, an industry body on data protection set up up by NASSCOM.
Published 08-Dec-2018 17:49 IST
Jalpaiguri (WB): One person was arrested in Jalpaiguri district for allegedly trying to smuggle tokay geckos, a forest department official said on Friday.
Published 08-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Jalpaiguri: The police and BJP workers fought a pitched battle in a forested area of Jalpaguri district on Friday injuring 12 policemen, including an additional SP.
Published 07-Dec-2018 19:26 IST | Updated 20:21 IST
Kolkata: Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a decision support system to diagnose malignant and other diseased tissues in the lungs.
Published 07-Dec-2018 16:30 IST
New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah said on Friday that the party will "definitely" carry out 'yatras' in West Bengal and "nobody can stop it" from doing so.
Published 07-Dec-2018 15:28 IST
Coochbehar (WB): The BJP leadership on Friday convened an emergency meeting here to discuss the future course of action after uncertainty loomed over the party's Rath Yatra programme here.
Published 07-Dec-2018 15:23 IST
Kolkata: The BJP on Friday moved an appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court against refusal of permission for its Rath Yatra.
Published 07-Dec-2018 12:27 IST
Cooch Behar (Kolkata): Political temperatures soared in West Bengal on Thursday after an attack on the state BJP president's vehicle by miscreants, even as the Calcutta High Court refused permission to the party "at this stage" to hold a rally in northern West Bengal's Cooch Behar that was slated toMore
Published 07-Dec-2018 08:59 IST | Updated 09:11 IST
Kolkata: A 30-year-old woman in West Bengal's Nadia district was found hanging and her husband has been arrested based on her family's complaint, police said on Thursday.
Published 07-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Jalpaiguri (WB): Two persons died allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, police said on Thursday.
Published 06-Dec-2018 20:07 IST | Updated 23:25 IST
Digha : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the sea resort town of Digha is being developed as both a tourist destination and an industry hub to make it comparable to similar places in the country.
Published 06-Dec-2018 19:35 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle was attacked on Thursday by unidentified miscreants in Cooch Behar district.
Published 06-Dec-2018 17:18 IST | Updated 17:51 IST

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