Kolkata: In wake of the uncovering of the sensational carcass meat racket in West Bengal, a truck load of stale chicken and eggs was seized from the state's West Midnapore district, police said on Sunday. The seizure took place on Saturday night after local residents in Mandirbazar in West MidnaporeMore
Published 21-May-2018 04:00 IST
Kolkata: A total of 46 rare turtles were seized from a railway station in West Bengal's Hooghly and one person arrested, police said on Sunday.
Published 20-May-2018 19:27 IST | Updated 19:29 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee on Sunday accused the BJP of fomenting unrest during the recently concluded state rural body elections and indirectly held it responsible for the loss of lives in the poll violence.
Published 20-May-2018 18:43 IST
Kolkata: The blood-smeared body of a woman civic volunteer was recovered at her house near the airport here while her husband found tied to a chair with plastic ropes, police said on Saturday. Shampa Das, 32, was, apparently, hit by some heavy objects and her face was covered with a pillow toMore
Published 19-May-2018 22:43 IST
Kolkata:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday termed the dramatic collapse of the three-day-old BJP government in Karnataka a "victory of the regional front". The Trinamool Congress chief, who has floated the idea of a federal front to take on the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls,More
Published 19-May-2018 22:33 IST
Kolkata: Veteran singer Asha Bhosle will be honoured by the West Bengal government on May 21.
Published 19-May-2018 18:14 IST
Kolkata: The fall of the three-day-old BJP government in Karnataka was a "victory of the regional front" and of democracy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said soon after Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa announced his decision to resign without facing a trust vote on Saturday.
Published 19-May-2018 17:31 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hailed the Supreme Court order directing a floor test for Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to ascertain majority support to him. " We have great respect for the verdict of the Supreme Court. We will watch tomorrow's floor test.More
Published 19-May-2018 08:13 IST
Kolkata: A week-long exhibition titled 'The Objects in the Archive' on Friday was inaugurated at the Victoria Memorial Hall here to commemorate the International Museum Day.
Published 18-May-2018 22:50 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal has been certified as the number one state in preventing parent-to-child transmission of HIV, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.
Published 18-May-2018 09:47 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wished former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S) supremo HD Deve Gowda on his 85th birthday.
Published 18-May-2018 09:24 IST | Updated 09:27 IST
Kolkata: The CPI(M) on Thursday blockaded a busy road here during office hours, demanding that the police hand over bodies of a couple who were burnt to death in South 24 Parganas district, hours before panchayat election in West Bengal on Monday, police said. The CPI(M) blocked the crossing ofMore
Published 18-May-2018 07:26 IST
Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress is heading for a massive victory in West Bengal rural polls bagging more than 80 per cent of the seats in the three-tier panchayat election, while the BJP emerged a distant second, according to the results declared till 10 am. State Election Commission (SEC)More
Published 18-May-2018 06:58 IST | Updated 13:25 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP of bringing miscreants from neighbouring Jharkhand and Bangladesh to cause unrest in Bengal during the state Panchayat polls and questioned the role of Border Security Force (BSF) in this regard.
Published 18-May-2018 09:17 IST
Kolkata: Crony capitalism in India will come to an end with the new bankruptcy code though it was facing some teething troubles, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said here on Thursday.
Published 17-May-2018 18:23 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday cautioned people over the misuse of social media. The social media should not be used to spread negativity or fake news, Banerjee said on the occasion of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day on Thursday.
Published 17-May-2018 11:11 IST
Kolkata: A speech therapist was arrested in the city for allegedly beating up a patient, a minor boy, while treating him, police said on Wednesday. The boy of little more than 2 years was allegedly beaten up by the therapist following which he received injuries on his head and back at her clinic onMore
Published 17-May-2018 07:33 IST
Kolkata: A refuelling barge specially designed for carrying fuel mid-sea to Indian Navy's flagship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya was launched here on Thursday.
Published 17-May-2018 19:03 IST
Kolkata: Former Calcutta High Court Justice C S Karnan announced on Wednesday the launch of his political party and said it will contest the general elections next year with women candidates only.
Published 16-May-2018 22:28 IST
Kolkata: The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) on Wednesday said the carcass meat recovery from dumping grounds in West Bengal would hopefully raise awareness on the health risks of consuming animal products. "With the extraordinary increase in lifestyle diseases, fromMore
Published 16-May-2018 11:59 IST

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