24 Aug 2016
Kolkata: A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Myanmar on Wednesday and shook several parts of West Bengal, Bihar and Assam.
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.
23 Aug 2016
Port of Spain: Ravichandran Ashwin rounded off the four-Test series with two centuries and 17 wickets and the India spinner said he had expected a handsome return from the tour of West Indies, which India wrapped up with a 2-0 win after the fourth match was abandoned.
19 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A special court on Friday framed various charges including cheating and criminal conspiracy against former Coal Secretary H C Gupta, two public servants, private firm Vikash Metals and Power Ltd and its two officials in a coal blocks allocation scam case. Special Judge Bharat Parashar put on trial all the accused in the case in which the CBI's closure report was earlier rejected by the court, asking the probe agency to further investigate the matter.
23 Aug 2016
Dubai: The Trinidad Test wash out cost India dear as Pakistan replaced them at the top of the ICC Test rankings, reaching the coveted position for the first time ever.
02 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday proposed to rename West Bengal as "Bengal", dropping "West" from its name, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee said.
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".
21 Aug 2016
Port of Spain: India stood on the brink of losing their number one status in the world as the fourth day's play in the fourth and penultimate cricket Test against West Indies was abandoned owing to wet outfield here today.
17 Aug 2016
Port of Spain (Trinidad): After bagging the Test series with a comprehensive win in the third match, India will aim to regain the No.1 rankings with a big margin victory against a under-confident West Indies in the fourth and final game starting here on Thursday.
14 Aug 2016
Gros Islet (St Lucia): The Indian cricket team produced a splendid bowling performance to decimate West Indies by 237 runs in the third Test and grab an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series here.