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Kolkata: The ABVP on Tuesday burnt effigies of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and demanded immediate resignation of state Education minister Partha Chatterjee over the killing of two students in Islampur last week.
Published 25-Sep-2018 18:15 IST | Updated 21:44 IST
Kolkata: The opposition BJP took out rallies in the city and the state on Tuesday to support the bandh it has called last week while the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) brought out rallies denouncing it.
Published 25-Sep-2018 17:58 IST | Updated 21:19 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal traders' body on Tuesday said they would join the proposed national strike of traders on September 28 to protest the Flipkart-Walmart deal and FDI in retail trade.
Published 25-Sep-2018 15:25 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday adjourned by a day the hearing of a PIL seeking direction to the BJP to withdraw its West Bengal bandh call on Wednesday to protest the killing of two students in North Dinajpur district. A division bench presided over by Acting Chief Justice Debasish KarMore
Published 25-Sep-2018 14:23 IST
Kolkata: A 'rail roko' agitation by an umbrella organisation of adivasis (tribals) demanding recognition to their language was lifted in the early hours Tuesday, nearly 22 hours after it had commenced in the western parts of Bengal, that left thousands of passengers stranded, a Railway spokesmanMore
Published 25-Sep-2018 10:34 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday exhorted the businessmen of Italy to make investments in the state and assured them of all government support.
Published 24-Sep-2018 23:37 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday said the violence in North Dinajpur district in which two students were killed was not the handiwork of school children but "done by outsiders in an organised manner."
Published 24-Sep-2018 23:01 IST
Kolkata: A 51-year-old man from Kolkata was given a new lease of life after doctors at a private hospital conducted city's second successful heart transplant here on Monday.
Published 24-Sep-2018 22:56 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday sent a directive from Italy to the state government to set up a corporation that will keep an eye on the construction, health-review and maintenance of bridges, a senior minister said.
Published 24-Sep-2018 22:55 IST
Kolkata: Two former chairmen of beleaguered firm Usha Martin, which has signed a definitive agreement with Tata Steel to sell its steel business, has sought transparency about the end-use of funds that it would get from the buying company.
Published 24-Sep-2018 22:02 IST
Kolkata: Countering the 12-hour strike called by the BJP on Wednesday across the state, the West Bengal government on Monday said its offices would remain open and no leave would be granted to any of its employees on that day.
Published 24-Sep-2018 20:59 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee Monday acused BJP of trying to foment trouble in the state by calling a 12-hour shutdown on Wednesday and said all steps will be taken to ensure normal life on the day.
Published 24-Sep-2018 16:10 IST | Updated 16:17 IST
Kakdwip (WB): An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of South 24 Parganas district on Monday, a senior official said.
Published 24-Sep-2018 11:54 IST | Updated 17:08 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday blamed the RSS and the BJP for the death of two students during a protest against appointment of Urdu teachers in a school and accused them of trying to cause communal disturbance.
Published 22-Sep-2018 23:30 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused the BJP of trying to "cover up" and divert attention from issues like the Rafale deal.
Published 22-Sep-2018 22:14 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government is the process of comissioning floating solar power plants by next year, state Minister for Power and Non-renewable Energy Sobhandev Chattterjee said on Saturday.
Published 22-Sep-2018 18:12 IST
Kolkata: Shia Muslims in the city and its adjoining areas took out processions on Friday on the occasion of Muharram, braving intermittent rain, a senior police officer said.
Published 21-Sep-2018 20:51 IST
Kolkata: The Congress on Friday appointed Somen Mitra as President of its West Bengal unit, replacing Adhir Ranajan Chowdhury who was bitterly anti-Trinamool Congress and pro-Left. Chowdhury will be the Chairman of the campaign committee. Immediately after the announcement, Mitra said he would workMore
Published 21-Sep-2018 20:35 IST
Kolkata: Consul General of People's Republic of China in Kolkata Maa Zhanwu has said his country along with India needed to work together for greater welfare of the world.
Published 21-Sep-2018 20:25 IST
Kolkata: The UGC direction to universities to mark September 29 as "Surgical Strike Day" is a part of the BJP's "agenda" and educational institutes in West Bengal will not celebrate the day, state minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday. The education minister criticised the BJP-led centralMore
Published 21-Sep-2018 12:19 IST

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