02 Sep 2015
Kolkata: The shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures today evoked partial response in West Bengal amid reports of sporadic violence.
01 Sep 2015
Siliguri (West Bengal): Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has been 'depriving' common people in the state from benefits of the Central schemes.
31 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has taken over the probe into the case of missing question papers of the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) in West Bengal.
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.
25 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: The Haryana government's move to impose educational and other qualifications on those contesting panchayat (village council) elections was "undemocratic and unwarranted", former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
25 Aug 2015
Lucknow: Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls, BJP vice-president Om Mathur on Monday took stock of the party's preparedness in the state and organisational work here at the party headquarters.