09 Sep 2016
Kolkata: Former West Bengal minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra was on Friday granted bail by a court, over 21 months after his arrest in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam.
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.
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.
23 Sep 2016
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to a private hospital here after she complained of "fever and dehydration".
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.
23 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday appealed to citizens not to panic and said all precautions are being taken.
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".
18 Sep 2016
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday appointed 26 MLAs as parliamentary secretary to assist in the smooth functioning of his government.
28 May 2016
Kolkata: As a goodwill measure after taking charge as the Chief Minister today, Mamata Banerjee announced an interim relief for all state government employees on band pay, which was a long-pending demand.
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.