Kolkata: The ongoing ceasework by lawyers at the Calcutta High Court demanding appointment of judges to fill up the huge number of vacancies was on Tuesday extended till March 16 by representative bodies of advocates. Alleging a 'lackadaisical attitude' by the Union Law Ministry in meeting theirMore
Published 06-Mar-2018 19:25 IST
Kolkata: The New Town Kolkata Development Authority will impose a ban on cattle straying on the roads to prevent accidents and the assembly passed an amendment to the existing Act for the purpose on Tuesday. Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim said that cattle from neighbouring areas wereMore
Published 06-Mar-2018 15:48 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal CID is on a nationwide hunt for former SP of West Midnapore Bharati Ghosh, who was once believed to be close to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, over alleged undeclared assets. With Ghosh declared 'missing', reportedly along with a constable bodyguard, her husband M A V RajuMore
Published 06-Mar-2018 13:45 IST
Kolkata: A three-year-old daughter of a rag-picker was lured into a parked bus by its cleaner and brutally raped while her hapless five-year-old brother pleaded him to spare her as she screamed in pain, police alleged. The accused, Sheikh Munna, 45, was arrested for allegedly raping the girl, who isMore
Published 06-Mar-2018 13:24 IST | Updated 20:24 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday gave out slogan "Delhi Chalo" and vowed to imprint her party's footsteps in the national capital, but claimed that they would not look for any benefits other than betterment of the country.
Published 06-Mar-2018 08:26 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal is keen to promote production and marketing of its two premium quality rice - 'Tulaipanji' and 'Gobindabhog', besides making the aromatic and nutritious black rice more popular, state Agriculture Minister Ashis Banerjee said on Monday. Replying to the debate on budgetary demandsMore
Published 06-Mar-2018 07:13 IST
Bankura (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday came down heavily on the BJP for its alleged involvement in the pulling down of a statue of communist icon Lenin in Tripura, where the Left Front has been overthrown by the saffron party in the recent Assembly election. " I amMore
Published 06-Mar-2018 21:05 IST
Kolkata: The CPI-M on Tuesday accused the BJP and its allies of large-scale post-poll violence and vandalism against its party workers across Tripura and announced protests all across the country. Terming the attacks by the BJP-RSS and the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) anti-democraticMore
Published 06-Mar-2018 19:07 IST
Kolkata: Close to 100 women motorsports enthusiasts from the city participated in a four-wheeler off-road event which concluded at the Eco Park here on Tuesday.
Published 06-Mar-2018 18:51 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal BJP on Monday said the Trinamool Congress was "afraid" of the saffron party's performance in the state, and asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to stop "day dreaming" about capturing power at the Centre.
Published 05-Mar-2018 21:52 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BJP and the RSS of trying to inflict a communal riot upon the state by secretly throwing meat in religious places. She urged the police to form community development committees in every locality to catch the offenders and toMore
Published 05-Mar-2018 18:32 IST | Updated 18:32 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BJP and the RSS of trying to inflict a communal riot upon the state by secretly throwing meat in religious places.
Published 05-Mar-2018 18:10 IST
Kolkata: A fire broke out at a chamber of a Calcutta High Court judge in the court premises this morning, police said. The fire broke out at around 9 am at Justice Joymalya Bagchi's chamber on the first floor of the Centenary Building of the high court, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said.
Published 05-Mar-2018 12:44 IST | Updated 16:04 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government has plans to organise poetry festival in the open to facilitate better poet-reader interaction, a state minister has said. Minister of state for Cultural Affairs Indranil Sen said at the three-day 'Kobita Utsab' (poetry festival), which began on Sunday.
Published 05-Mar-2018 11:54 IST
Kolkata: After a two-year long legal battle, Atri Kar would become Bengal's first transgender person to attempt the exam held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
Published 05-Mar-2018 11:51 IST
Kolkata: Six more districts in West Bengal are likely to be declared open defecation free (ODF) by the end of this month, an official said. Of the 23 districts in the state, the Centre had already announced eight districts as ODF. Howrah, Paschim Medinipur, Birbhum, Murshidabad, Malda and DakshinMore
Published 05-Mar-2018 12:14 IST
Kolkata: Not wanting to read too much into the BJP's triumph in Tripura, Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday said it would not be possible for the ruling party at the Centre to win the Lok Sabha elections in 2019. O'Brien, who is also the Trinamool parliamentary party leader inMore
Published 04-Mar-2018 22:13 IST
Kolkata: Refusing to give any credit to the BJP for its historic victory in Tripura, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee termed Saturday's result as "CPI-M's loss" and claimed that the BJP will itself suffer a crushing defeat in the 2019 general elections.
Published 03-Mar-2018 20:32 IST | Updated 21:25 IST
Kolkata: Lashing out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for sending birthday greetings to her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and her comments on Tripura elections, BJP leader Mukul Roy on Friday accused her of making a volte-face and deveiating from her fight against the Leftists.
Published 03-Mar-2018 07:02 IST
Kolkata: Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Thursday reported 495.09 million tonnes (MT) of production in April-February in the current fiscal, but missed the target by nearly seven per cent. CIL, with a target to produce 531.32 MT during eleven months, clocked a 1.4 per cent growth in production from 488.06More
Published 02-Mar-2018 07:20 IST

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