Kolkata: Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das on Monday met members of a students' union, observing hunger strike over the past three days in protest against the new admission procedure, and urged them to withdraw their stir.
Published 09-Jul-2018 16:17 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal CID has identified some linkmen in different metro cities, who helped the five Chinese nationals arrested with drugs here last week, a senior official said on Monday.
Published 09-Jul-2018 15:57 IST
Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tribute to veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his 104th birth anniversary, besides wishing ace cricketer Saurav Ganguly on his birthday.
Published 09-Jul-2018 03:00 IST
Kolkata: The indefinite fast by a few students at Jadavpur University (JU), protesting the varsity's decision to scrap admission tests for undergraduate courses, continued for the third day on Sunday even as education minister Partha Chatterjee met Governor K N Tripathi to find a solution to theMore
Published 08-Jul-2018 22:32 IST
Kolkata: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Eastern Zone, on Sunday arrested two persons from the city airport following seizure of 11 kg of cannabis from their possession, a senior official said.
Published 08-Jul-2018 21:35 IST
Kolkata: A TV actor has been arrested for allegedly threatening an actress by stopping her car in the middle of the road, police said on Sunday.
Published 08-Jul-2018 19:58 IST | Updated 20:42 IST
Kolkata: Farmer deaths were an old problem and the Narendra Modi government had taken many steps to alleviate the difficulties of the cultivators, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday.
Published 08-Jul-2018 16:07 IST | Updated 21:01 IST
Kolkata: Cracks seem to have emerged in the four-decade-old CPI(M)-led Left Front, with a section of its leaders advocating "adjustment" with the Congress in West Bengal while their allies are opposed to the idea.
Published 08-Jul-2018 11:41 IST
Kolkata: With stalemate continuing in Jadavpur University over its decision to scrap admission test for six under-graduate courses, its authorities on Saturday sought a directive from West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi - the ex-officio chancellor - on the emerging situation, even as studentsMore
Published 07-Jul-2018 22:28 IST
Kolkata: The "grand alliance" being proposed by opposition parties to oust the BJP from power in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections is "imaginary" as there is nobody to lead it, BJP national spokesperson Nalin Kohli said on Saturday.
Published 07-Jul-2018 21:49 IST
Kolkata: The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) should be aspiring for a 'Maharatna' status and should start working toward the goal, Union Minister of State for Power R K Singh said on Saturday.
Published 07-Jul-2018 21:03 IST
Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a rally in West Midnapur district on July 16 on the issue of centre's decision to increase MSP of Kharif crops, a senior BJP leader said on Saturday.
Published 07-Jul-2018 20:26 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that she is not averse to working with the Congress to oust the BJP government at the centre which is behaving like "a hundred Hitlers".
Published 07-Jul-2018 18:09 IST
Kolkata: Brazil's shock 1-2 defeat to Belgium has all but ended the east Indian city's FIFA World Cup euphoria with Argentina also bowing out of the football competition earlier.
Published 07-Jul-2018 18:07 IST
Kolkata: Union Minister for Commerce and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Saturday sought to dispel the notion of other countries that India subsidised its exports. He said that the government was merely trying to mitigate the adversities of the exporters, which did not tantamount to subsidising ofMore
Published 07-Jul-2018 15:42 IST
Kolkata: Expelled CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Bandyopadhyay was on Friday made the chairman of a committee constituted by the Mamata Banerjee government for the welfare of tribals in West Bengal.
Published 06-Jul-2018 22:09 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the West Bengal government to inform it of the reasons for its failure to comply with the court order declaring as unconstitutional the three-year compulsory rural postings for post graduate medical students.
Published 06-Jul-2018 20:31 IST
Kolkata: A three-day tourism fair was inaugurated here on Friday amid talks on ways to increase connectivity between neighbouring countries -India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Bangladesh Tourism Minister Shahjahan Kamal said both India and his country have taken steps to ensure easy and hurdle-free travelMore
Published 06-Jul-2018 19:50 IST
Kolkata: The Vice-Chancellor of Jadavpur University and other executive council members were allowed to leave the varsity late on Thursday night, following a 30-hour gherao by a section of a students' union in protest against the move to scrap admission tests for six humanities subjects. "We allowedMore
Published 06-Jul-2018 14:03 IST
Kolkata: The students' siege of Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das and other executive council members that began on Wednesday afternoon ended close to Thursday-Friday midnight, as the protesters allowed him to go home. However, the students gave him a deadline of 5 pm on Friday toMore
Published 06-Jul-2018 08:10 IST | Updated 09:08 IST

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