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Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed grief over the killing of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime in the US. The Trinamool Congress supremo said she does not support the "politics of hate."
Published 25-Feb-2017 17:24 IST
Malda: At least 1200 rare variety turtles were recovered by RPF personnel on duty at Malda Town railway station on Saturday, RPF officials said.
Published 25-Feb-2017 15:46 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday exprssed shock over the killing of an Indian engineer in Kansas City in the USA and said she did not support the 'politics of hate'.
Published 25-Feb-2017 14:34 IST
Jalpaiguri: A court here on Friday sent Manas Bhowmik, arrested in connection with the sensational child trafficking case, to 10-day CID remand.
Published 24-Feb-2017 21:14 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the West Bengal government and the Kolkata Police about steps taken to check increasing waistlines of police personnel.
Published 24-Feb-2017 21:24 IST
Kolkata: A man, who was critically injured in a road accident in West Bengal, died on Thursday night due to "inadequate treatment" and "delayed release" by a private hospital, as it did not allow his shifting to a state-run hospital unless the family paid up the full amount, the kin alleged onMore
Published 24-Feb-2017 17:07 IST | Updated 17:41 IST
Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), in its working committee meeting on Monday, will discuss the compliance report of the Lodha Committee directives which the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators has asked them to submit by March 1.
Published 24-Feb-2017 07:57 IST
Kolkata: Rubbishing the Congress and the Left Front's allegations of a secret understanding between the BJP and Trinamool Congress at the Centre, the West Bengal chief of the saffron party says political opponents were alarmed as it was on way to becoming a "deciding factor" in the next assemblyMore
Published 24-Feb-2017 13:07 IST
Kolkata: The CPI-M on Thursday issued a "public warning' to its Rajya Sabha member Ritabrata Banerjee for threatening a party supporter who had raised questions in the social media about the source of funds of the young leader's expensive watch and pen.
Published 23-Feb-2017 22:35 IST
Burdwan: In a suspected case of dowry death, a woman along with her four-year-old daughter were allegedly burnt to death by her in-laws at Magura village, the police said on Thursday.
Published 23-Feb-2017 20:16 IST | Updated 21:25 IST
Jalpaiguri: West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Thursday said the party was looking into allegations of child trafficking against its Jalpaiguri women's wing leader Juhi Chowdhury and would take action if she is found guilty.
Published 23-Feb-2017 16:50 IST
Krishnagar (WB): A pregnant woman lost her baby after being kicked in the stomach during a scuffle over playing microphone in high volume in Nadia district, police said on Wednesday.
Published 23-Feb-2017 07:05 IST
Burdwan: Three persons were seriously injured in an explosion that occurred when they were making bombs in an under-construction house of a local Trinamool Congress leader in Burdwan district on Wednesday, the police said.
Published 22-Feb-2017 21:57 IST
Kolkata: A couple of days after the cricketing world was abuzz with the news of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's removal as the skipper of IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants, the just-appointed Jharkhand skipper, in his typical unfazed avatar, regaled his teammates with stories from the past in a rareMore
Published 22-Feb-2017 22:23 IST
Kolkata: At least 17 untraceable children are believed to have fallen victims to child trafficking with an international footprint, in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.
Published 22-Feb-2017 08:28 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government will recognise Kurukh and Rajbongshi/Kamtapuri languages, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Tuesday on the occasion of International Mother Language Day.
Published 22-Feb-2017 08:18 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday pulled up city-based private hospitals for excess billing and "unethical" money-making practices and called upon hospital authorities to show a "humane" side.
Published 22-Feb-2017 15:41 IST
Kolkata: Partha Dey, who made headlines in 2015 after police stumbled upon the 'house of horror' here in which he was living with the skeleton of his elder sister and carcasses of two pet dogs, was today found charred to death. 45-year-old Dey was released from a home for the mentally ill a coupleMore
Published 21-Feb-2017 16:02 IST | Updated 17:27 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal on Tuesday observed International Mother Language Day paying homage to those who laid down their lives for the cause of the Bengali language in Bangladesh in 1952.
Published 21-Feb-2017 14:00 IST
Kolkata: Border Security Force (BSF) personnel seized ten gold biscuits weighing around 1.16 kg, valued at Rs 35.38 lakh, in West Bengal's Nadia district on Tuesday, an official said. Acting on a tip-off, the BSF personnel raided the village of Fulbari under the Banpur border outpost and confrontedMore
Published 21-Feb-2017 19:13 IST

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