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Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday greeted the people saying a panchayat of the state has emerged as the best in the country. The central government has declared Digambarpur gram panchayat in South 24 Parganas district as the best panchayat in the country.
Published 21-Apr-2018 21:25 IST
Kolkata: A BJP delegation on Saturday boycotted the all-party meeting convened by the West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC), accusing it of not allowing more than two of their members in the meeting and threatened to move to the court again, if necessary.
Published 21-Apr-2018 19:36 IST
Kolkata: The Eastern Air Command (EAC) of the Indian Air Force conducted a mass casualty evacuation drill on March 19, as part of Gagan Shakti 2018 exercises.
Published 21-Apr-2018 10:12 IST | Updated 10:28 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday welcomed Calcutta High Court's verdict asking the State Election Commission to extend the nomination deadline and reschedule polling dates for the panchayat polls, saying her government wishes to complete the elections "as early asMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 22:34 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked the people to exercise caution on news items being circulated on the social media as in many cases they are fake. Speaking at a gathering of cable TV operators here, Banerjee asked them to stay vigilant and urged them not to beamMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 20:40 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday quashed the State Election Commission's order cancelling the notification for extension of deadline for filing nomination for panchayat polls in West Bengal and directed it to allow nominations by issuing a fresh notification. Justice Subrata Talukdar heldMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 18:06 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee extended support to the hunger strike undertaken by Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu demanding "justice" for the state from the Centre.
Published 20-Apr-2018 17:21 IST
Kolkata: The BJP in West Bengal is planning to rope in Hindutva preacher Swami Aseemanand, who was acquitted in the Mecca Masjid blast case earlier this week, to strengthen its base in the state, a senior party official said on Thursday.
Published 19-Apr-2018 19:46 IST
Kolkata: Apart from trade, love for football can create bridges of friendship between Kolkata and Paraguay, Fleming Duarte, Ambassador of Paraguay in India, said here on Thursday. Talking about cultural and people-to-people exchanges, Duarte, while interacting with the members of the Merchants'More
Published 19-Apr-2018 19:39 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday asked the West Bengal State Election Commission to submit affidavits detailing the steps it had taken following the Supreme Court's direction to allay apprehensions about the Panchayat elections,and extended its stay on the polling process till FridayMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 18:57 IST
Sonarpur: The police on Wednesday arrested two accused for allegedly murdering local TMC leader, Samir Mistri who was shot dead on Monday night at his Noapara home. The cops arrested TMC leader Samir Mistri's wife Madhumita Mistri and her lover Chandan who were brought to the Baruipur court.
Published 19-Apr-2018 16:31 IST | Updated 17:33 IST
Kolkata: Private investment is required to restore the heritage assets here, British Deputy High Commissioner Bruce Bucknell said. Fortunately the private sector is coming forward to save many such sites of heritage, Bucknell told reporters after unveiling of the restored RNM Galleria by a heritageMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 11:50 IST
Kolkata: Seeking "Justice" for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, singers, painters and sports personalities on Wednesday joined common people including a large number of women in a rally in the heart of the city.
Published 19-Apr-2018 08:09 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday extended the stay on Panchayat poll process in West Bengal by one more day in view of the ongoing hearing of a case related to the polls while the argument over the role of the state poll body in conducting the election process intensified inside theMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 19:56 IST
Kolkata: Three persons were arrested on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in Indian Premier League betting racket from Kasba in southern part of the city, police said. The trio was allegedly betting during the high profile match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians matchMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 22:08 IST
Kolkata: India pacer Mohammed Shami on Wednesday got a temporary relief from Kolkata Police to join his Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils (DD) following a three-hour interrogation. Facing summons from Kolkata Police after his wife had filed multiple cases including those of infidelityMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 21:08 IST | Updated 22:05 IST
Kolkata: The CPI(M) on Wednesday claimed before the Calcutta High Court that the State Election Commissioner had acted as a "stooge of the Trinamool Congress" by withdrawing the notification on extending the date for filing of nominations for panchayat election in West Bengal.
Published 18-Apr-2018 20:59 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal State Election Commissioner A K Singh has asked the police administration to take stern action against those involved in clashes over panchayat poll nominations in various districts.
Published 18-Apr-2018 16:07 IST
Kolkata: The Sonarpur police on Wednesday registered an unnatural death case after mutilated body of a woman was recovered from near Garia station.
Published 18-Apr-2018 10:05 IST
Kolkata: Thirteen persons were killed and rail, road and air traffic was disrupted in West Bengal as twin storms accompanied by rains lashed through the city on Tuesday night felling trees, uprooting electric poles and triggering house collapse.
Published 18-Apr-2018 07:47 IST | Updated 11:35 IST

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