28 Aug 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Power Minister Manish Gupta today heaped praise on Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal, notwithstanding the political rivalry between his party Trinamool Congress and the BJP.
26 Aug 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal government is taking steps for formally staking claim to Rasogolla as the state's invention through the GI route at a time when the famous sweetmeat finds itself at the centre of a debate as to where it originated.
22 Aug 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal PCC president Adhir Chowdhury today claimed that the party was 'ascending' in the state and slowly consolidating its position. "Congress in West Bengal is ascending. It's clear that it is slowly consolidating its position in the state politics. A new zeal can be witnessed among our party workers in recent times," he told a press conference here.
26 Aug 2015
Seoul: Flash floods caused by heavy rain killed 40 people in North Korea's northeastern border area over the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said today.
23 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Calling for more economic activity in eastern states, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said political differences between the BJP and the Trinamool Congress will not come in way of development of West Bengal as he lamented "obsolete policies" of past.
03 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Flood situation in South Bengal districts today remained grim after fresh water was released from different barrages, compounding the woes of over 37 lakh people in 12 affected districts.
02 Aug 2015
Kolkata: The death toll in West Bengal due to heavy rains and floods crossed 50 on Sunday after seven more deaths, including of four children, were reported from various districts.
19 Aug 2015
Behrampore (WB): West Bengal Congress President Adhir Chowdhury was today booked under attempt to murder charges for allegedly being involved in assaulting government officials and preventing them from joining duty during a bandh called by his party.
24 Aug 2015
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi made an aerial survey of severely flood affected districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Goalpara and Dhubri districts even as the death toll in the floods rose to 13.
03 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over phone and enquired about the flood situation in the state.