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Malda: The police arrested two persons and seized fake currency notes with a face value of Rs 1 lakh from their possession in West Bengal's Malda district, a police officer said Saturday.
Published 13-Oct-2018 23:19 IST
Kolkata: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said Saturday it was "too early" for the Left party to finalise its strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha election but stressed it would give a call to unseat the ruling BJP.
Published 13-Oct-2018 22:03 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed grief over the demise of Annapurna Devi, doyenne of classical Hindustani music, who was in her early nineties.
Published 13-Oct-2018 19:36 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Friday directed Vodafone Idea Ltd to deposit Rs 2.5 crore in the court registry over Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) Ltd's copyright claim on the telecom company's use of songs for its value-added services.
Published 13-Oct-2018 08:03 IST
Kolkata: An alternative road parallel to a bridge that collapsed over a month ago in south Kolkata was thrown open to the public on Friday, much to the relief of a large number of daily commuters to and from the city and its suburbs. A portion of the Majerhat Bridge in south Kolkata collapsed onMore
Published 12-Oct-2018 20:01 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the West Bengal government's decision to grant Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 community Durga Puja committees in the state but sought its response to a plea challenging the "gift" of Rs 28 crore for religious activity from the stateMore
Published 12-Oct-2018 19:56 IST
Kolkata: Agitating students of the Presidency University have withdrawn their 10-day-long hunger strike after authorities gave them a written assurance that they would be provided accommodation at a hostel, adjacent to the institute's campus, by the middle of the next month.
Published 12-Oct-2018 16:08 IST
Kolkata: The meteorological department on Friday warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall in the Gangetic West Bengal till Saturday as the cyclonic storm 'Titli', which has weakened into a deep depression, moved towards northeast.
Published 12-Oct-2018 15:59 IST
Kolkata: Over 9 kg of gold and 17.8 kg of silver, valued at Rs 2.94 crore, were seized in West Bengal and three people were arrested, an official said on Thursday.
Published 12-Oct-2018 02:00 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Friday a plea challenging the West Bengal government's decision to release Rs 28 crore as a "gift" to the organisers of Durga Puja in the state.
Published 12-Oct-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: Even as the Durga Puja organisers worry about the effect of cyclone "Titli" in Gangetic West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the gradual weakening of the cyclone is a relief.
Published 11-Oct-2018 23:35 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has composed seven songs for her latest Durga Puja album 'Roudrachaya'.
Published 11-Oct-2018 19:32 IST
Kolkata: The very severe cyclonic storm 'Titli' did not have much effect in West Bengal following its landfall on Thursday, but the southern districts of the state are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rain as it is may turn towards Gangetic West Bengal, officials said.
Published 11-Oct-2018 14:30 IST | Updated 15:18 IST
Kolkata: Agitating students of Presidency University on Wednesday urged Registrar Debojyoti Konar to end the impasse over their demand to be shifted to the under-renovation Hindu Hostel.
Published 11-Oct-2018 08:32 IST
Kolkata: All 10 fingers of an Adivasi man's hands were chopped off allegedly by a group of people in West Bengal's Birbhum district due to some superstition, police said on Wednesday.
Published 10-Oct-2018 22:20 IST
Kolkata: Instakart Services Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of online retail major Flipkart, would set up a logistics hub at Haringhata in Nadia district, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said on Wednesday. The proposed hub, with an investment proposal of around Rs 991 crore, would come up withinMore
Published 10-Oct-2018 19:55 IST
Kolkata: The Regional Meteorological Department here on Wednesday warned of intense spells of thundershower accompanied by gusty wind in six south Bengal districts for the next four days, triggered by a cyclonic storm even as brief rain played spoilsport amid heightened Durga Puja preparationsMore
Published 10-Oct-2018 19:03 IST
Kolkata: Two persons were injured in a fire that broke out in a three-storey building housing tannery units in the Kolkata leather complex, police said.
Published 10-Oct-2018 17:55 IST | Updated 21:27 IST
Kolkata: BJP leader Mukul Roy Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal of "illegally tapping" his phones after two audio clips of his purported telephonic conversation with his party's general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya were circulated on social media.
Published 10-Oct-2018 16:30 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Wednesday refused to interfere in the West Bengal government's decision to give Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 Durga puja committees in the state. An interim stay granted by the court on disbursal of funds stands vacated as the court disposed of the public interestMore
Published 10-Oct-2018 14:07 IST

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