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
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
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: 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: 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
Kolkata: A 15-year-old girl was attacked with acid at her home allegedly by a man in West Bengal's Midnapore district early on Monday, police said.
Published 20-Feb-2017 17:43 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday criticised the ransacking at a school and vowed to eradicate from the state the culture of "causing wreckage and destruction of property". "If anyone thinks they would follow a policy of wrecking and destroying property in the state, theyMore
Published 20-Feb-2017 17:32 IST
Kolkata: Border Security Force (BSF) troops seized a cache of 48 Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) of Rs 2,000 from a man who was apprehended along the Indo-Bangla border in Malda town of the east Indian state of West Bengal. Officials said the seizure of the FICN in new notes with a face value ofMore
Published 20-Feb-2017 16:01 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Monday said that it would start monitoring the supplies and quality of mid-day meals provided to school students in the state.
Published 20-Feb-2017 14:44 IST | Updated 14:47 IST
Kolkata: Former Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Shibaji Banerjee on Monday passed away at his Kolkata residence after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.
Published 20-Feb-2017 07:51 IST
Kolkata: Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away at a city hospital here this afternoon.
Published 19-Feb-2017 16:32 IST | Updated 17:19 IST
Kolkata: Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar has filed a criminal defamation case against BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya for alleging the top cop had a role in destroying evidence related to the multi-billion rupee Saradha scam.
Published 19-Feb-2017 07:50 IST
Kolkata: A woman took her life by jumping before a Metro train along with her child at a south Kolkata station on Saturday. Police said the woman jumped before a Kabi Subhas-bound Metro train at the Netaji Bhavan station a little after 9.00 p.m.
Published 19-Feb-2017 07:11 IST

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