30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Cyclonic storm 'Komen' will hit the Bangladesh coast today afternoon, bringing with it heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha, the MET department said.
29 Jul 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is cutting short her London visit in view of the cyclonic storm which lashed parts of three districts in the state since last night.
26 Jul 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the administration was prepared to cope with any situation arising due to heavy rains which are predicted in the state in the next 48 hours.
29 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Inspired by 'Man vs Wild', a survival television series hosted by British adventurer Bear Grylls, a man in West Bengal has changed his eating habits. He relishes 'delicacies' like raw fish, snails and insects.
28 Jul 2015
Lucknow/New Delhi: Governor Ram Naik's recent remark that a particular caste is ruling the roost in Uttar Pradesh administration in a fresh criticism of the state government today raised the hackles of the SP which demanded his dismissal for 'denigrating' the dignity of the post.
28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Swati Maliwal today took charge as the Chairperson of Delhi Commisson for Women (DCW), along with three other members, a day after their appointments were approved by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.
27 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has approved the appointment of Swati Maliwal as the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief.
23 Apr 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi Wednesday held talks with SEC S R Upadhyay and asked him to ensure peaceful polls to the 91 municipalities in the state on Saturday, after opposition parties accused the commission of "failing" to hold KMC elections freely and peacefully.
21 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Attacking the Narendra Modi government for slashing funds for Central schemes in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her party Trinamool Congress (TMC) will not bow its head before BJP and will launch movement against it.
24 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Riding on captain Rahul Chaudhari's superb last minute raid, Telugu Titans produced a spectacular recovery to snatch a victory from the jaws of defeat against Bengal Warriors for their third successive win in the Pro Kabaddi League at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here today.