05 Jan 2016
Midnapore: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that over seven crore people in the state have been brought under food security scheme and claimed that the works done by her government in four years, no other government will be able to do that in 400 years.
19 Dec 2015
Kolkata: The multi-crore Saradha scam continued to haunt the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal during 2015 but it had little impact on the party's performance in municipal and panchayat elections and also by-polls as it registered emphatic wins.
14 Nov 2015
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in Kolkata to inaugurate the 21st edition of Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) and expressed "joy to be"back as Kolkata's jamai babu (son-in-law)".
22 Dec 2015
Kolkata: A Jet Airways shuttle bus today rammed into a stationary Air India flight at the city airport here.
25 Nov 2015
Kolkata: Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who considers Kolkata as her second home, returned to the city yesterday to shoot for her next film, 'Te3n'.
02 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The condition of veteran CPI leader AB Bardhan, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital here following paralytic stroke last month, has become 'very critical', a senior party leader said today.
31 Dec 2015
Kolkata: In a bid to raise awareness about the importance of cow and horror of cow slaughter, an NGO in Kolkata has come up with a novel idea of organising a 'selfie with a cow' contest in the city.
01 Dec 2015
Kolkata: GSM operator Aircel would set up more base transmitting stations (BTS) both in Kolkata and Rest of Bengal circles to boost infrastructure network with a view to minimise call drops, a top company official said today.
28 Dec 2015
Kolkata: The matter of forming an alliance with Congress ahead of the 2016 Assembly poll would be first discussed and debated in the CPI-M's Bengal unit in January, party general secretary Sitaram Yechury today said.
28 Dec 2015
Mathurapur: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today rejected the CPI-M's charge that industrialisation in the state had taken a backseat and claimed that in the small-scale sector the TMC government was able to create 12 lakh jobs.