25 May 2015
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday put her weight behind her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, who called her up for "advice" amid a bitter stand-off with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung over powers.
26 May 2015
Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday blamed the traffic police constable on duty for seizing the license of the city mayor's niece unnecessarily, saying she was only a little girl.
25 May 2015
New Delhi: A TMC minister in West Bengal on Monday sparked a controversy after one of his security guards was caught on tape while tying his shoe laces. Rachpal Singh, the Minister for Planning and Development in Mamata Banerji government, was at the state secretariat for a tribute to celebrated artist Ramkinkar Baij, when his personal guard was seen tying his laces.
20 May 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose government completed four-year in office on Wednesday, said despite financial constraints and other hurdles her government has delivered its best and fulfilled its commitments to the people.
12 May 2015
Kolkata: Parts of West Bengal and Odisha were on Tuesday rocked by an earthquake, that had its epicentre in Nepal, causing panic among the people.
07 May 2015
Midnapore: At least 11 people were killed and four others injured in an explosion in a firecracker factory at Pingla in West Midnapore district, the police said on Thursday.
05 May 2015
Kolkata: Children of convicts will now get an opportunity to study with the West Bengal Correctional Department deciding to open schools in jail premises.
30 Apr 2015
Kolkata: Normal life in West Bengal on Thursday was thrown out of gear by a state-wide dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Opposition parties and a nation-wide transport strike by trade unions.
08 May 2015
Kolkata: At least 12 people were killed and four others injured in an explosion that ripped through an illegally-operated firecracker factory in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said on Thursday. An Opposition leader claimed the casualty figure was at least 20.
26 Apr 2015
Kolkata: Fresh tremors were on Sunday felt in several parts of West Bengal at around 12.40 PM causing panic among the people who ran out of their homes and assembled on the streets.