26 Oct 2013
Kolkata: In an attempt to rein in the price of onions, which has gone up to Rs 100 a kilo in the national capital, the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has set up 40 stores that will be selling the vegetable bulbs at Rs 36 per kg, authorities said on Friday.
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.
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.
28 Aug 2016
Kolkata (WB): Chairman of Multi-Disciplinary Expert Group of state and former West Bengal minister Chandrima Bhattacharya tonight said the fire at Murshidabad Medical College Hospital was a conspiracy.
20 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal unit of Congress was left red faced after a controversial comment made by Rajiv Gandhi following 1984 anti-Sikh riots was posted from its the official twitter handle on the former Prime Minister's birth anniversary, but the party claimed its account was hacked.
28 Jul 2016
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condoled the death of eminent writer Mahasweta Devi, saying the state has lost "a glorious mother".
23 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Wholesale onion price at Lasalgoan in Maharashtra, Asia's biggest market for this kitchen staple, has shot up by 70 percent in just about a month -- hitting its highest level for the month of July in the past two decades.
27 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Two women died on Saturday and several persons were injured after a major fire engulfed a part of a medical college and hospital in Murshidabad district of West Bengal, a top official said.
10 Apr 2016
Kolkata: The fate of top opposition leaders in West Bengal will be sealed by about 70 lakh voters in 31 constituencies in high-stakes multi-cornered contest in second part of phase one of Assembly elections tomorrow.
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.