Midnapore: Farmers from West Bengal have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide them with proper facilities and water, ahead of his 'Krishak Kalyan Rally' at Midnapur college ground on Monday.
Published 16-Jul-2018 09:20 IST
Kolkata: The Archbishop of Kolkata, Father Thomas D'Souza, on Sunday reacted strongly to author Taslima Nasreen's controversial tweet criticising Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity founded by her.
Published 15-Jul-2018 22:15 IST | Updated 22:20 IST
Siliguri: The West Bengal police arrested Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) leader Tarun Sen for allegedly demanding money from a student for admission.
Published 15-Jul-2018 22:01 IST
Kolkata: A young woman committed suicide by hanging herself in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Sunday, police said.
Published 15-Jul-2018 21:47 IST
Alipurduar (WB): An elephant fell in a water tank at Makrapara tea estate in Dalgaon forest area in West Bengal on Saturday night. The calf was later rescued by a group of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawans overnight.
Published 15-Jul-2018 20:32 IST | Updated 20:50 IST
Suri: Unable to bear the pain of deceived love, a 21-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at Suri in West Bengal on Saturday.
Published 15-Jul-2018 19:07 IST | Updated 21:39 IST
Kolkata: The indefinite fast of six students of the state run Calcutta Medical College and Hospital entered sixth day on Sunday. The fast was undertaken to press for their demand for accommodation in a new hostel which is allotted only for first year students, the agitating students said.
Published 15-Jul-2018 18:24 IST
Suri (WB): A newly constructed Trinamool Congress party office at Bolpur with a separate 'Thakur Ghar' having several deities installed in it has drawn flak from the BJP saying it's a cover on their "minority appeasement policy."
Published 15-Jul-2018 16:13 IST
Darjeeling: Eight-time Mount Everest climber Pemba Sherpa has gone missing while returning with a team of mountaineers after successfully scaling 7,672 metre-high Saser Kangri peak in the Karakoram range.
Published 15-Jul-2018 15:30 IST
Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a farmers rally on Monday at Midnapore town in West Bengal focusing on the Centre's recent decision to increase the MSP of Kharif crops.
Published 15-Jul-2018 10:35 IST
Kolkata: In a tragic incident, a body of minor girl was found at the side of railway tracks in Sonarpur on Friday morning, police said. The deceased has been identified as Rubaiya Khatun, a class twelfth student, a resident of Dighirpar village, Diamond Harbor.
Published 14-Jul-2018 17:46 IST | Updated 18:43 IST
Kolkata: Thousands of devotees chanting "Jai Jagannath" and "Hare Krishna" pulled the ropes, as West Bengal celebrated the Chariot Festival or Ratha Yatra, Lord Jagannath's annual visit to his aunt's house, with gaiety and religious fervour on Saturday. The centre-piece of the celebrations were twoMore
Published 14-Jul-2018 21:54 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday asked Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das to take care of his health and perform duties in accordance, days after he expressed desire to relinquish the post in the wake of an admission crisis in the varsity.
Published 14-Jul-2018 21:31 IST
Kolkata: In a shameful incident, a tuition teacher was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl on Friday in West Bengal's Bashirhat area. The incident took place in Merudandi village under Basirhat police station in North 24 Parganas district.
Published 14-Jul-2018 20:50 IST | Updated 21:42 IST
Kolkata: Asserting that the law and order situation has deteriorated in West Bengal, senior BJP leader Bizay Sonkar Shastri on Friday sought "immediate imposition" of President's Rule in the state. Shastri, during a press meet here, also accused the Trinamool Congress government of "persecuting"More
Published 14-Jul-2018 08:05 IST
Kolkata: Six senior students of the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital were on an indefinite fast for the fourth day on Friday demanding accommodation in the new hostel which is allotted only for first year students.
Published 14-Jul-2018 07:23 IST
Krishnagar (WB): At least 12 heart patients of Gandhi Memorial Hospital at Kalyani in Nadia district were shifted after smoke was noticed in its AC control room on Friday, hospital authorities said. Panic gripped the hospital when smoke from the AC control room near a ward in the first floor ofMore
Published 13-Jul-2018 21:23 IST
Kolkata: In a shocking incident, a teenage girl was allegedly raped and attacked with acid by two men in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Thursday, said police. The victim's family has registered a complaint against their two neighbours.
Published 13-Jul-2018 21:13 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hailed sprinter Hima Das, who became the first Indian woman to clinch a gold medal at a global event the World Under-20 Championships in Finland.
Published 13-Jul-2018 17:08 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will flag off this year's 47th Kolkata Rathyatra on Saturday, an ISKCON official said on Friday. The Rathayatra, organised by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), since 1971, is expected to attract over lakhs of devoteesMore
Published 13-Jul-2018 07:31 IST

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