14 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
31 Aug 2016
New Delhi: In a big setback to Tata Motors, the Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed the decision of the then West Bengal government to acquire the land in Singur for the Nano car plant. The land in Singur was acquired by the Left Front government in 2006.
29 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of West Bengal to Bangla in Bengali, Bengal in English and Bangal in Hindi.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a day’s holiday for those who worked on strike day. Those employees who resumed their duty on Friday will get an additional holiday during the Durga Puja festival. The decision was made public by the state government on Friday.
27 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Launching a counteroffensive against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her attack on the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, the BJP asked her to stop ‘behaving like Arvind Kejiriwal and get down to governance’.
26 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Launching a scathing attack on the Centre, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today alleged it was trying to "save money" by stopping or slashing funds for state projects but had spent a huge sum on a suit for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, which was formed in 1998 as a small regional party, has got the national party status on Friday. The Election Commission has granted the status to the party which is currently the fourth largest party in the Lok Sabha after BJP, Congress and AIADMK.
31 Aug 2016
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court's verdict in the Tata Motors' Nano project case as a "landmark victory", adding she had "tears of joy" on learning about the decision and can now "die in peace".
15 Aug 2016
Patna/Kolkata: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Monday hoisted the national flag to mark the Independence Day in their respective states. Nitish Kumar said that he is committed to the fast development of the state. He said 'Sushasan' (good governance) has been established in Bihar and his government is doing everything for just development."Our resolve is Bihar's development. The state is developing fast and it is for everyone to realise," Nitish Kumar said.
13 Sep 2016
London: Children who are heavy users of social networking sites such as Facebook may be more unhappy with their appearance and more likely to argue with their parents than non-users, a new UK study has found.