08 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its second list of Lok Sabha candidates, fielding former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa from Shimoga in the state and Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra from Hooghly in West Bengal.
03 Mar 2014
Kolkata: After a gap of more than a year, the chit fund companies have started reappearing in West Bengal, especially in the rural areas, a state minister said on Monday.
03 Mar 2014
Kolkata: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit West Bengal in March to kick off the party's campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
08 Mar 2014
Kolkata: When it comes to nominating women candidates for the Lok Sabha election in West Bengal, arch-rivals Trinamool Congress and Left parties have literally failed to set an example. The candidate list for the 42 Lok Sabha seats announced by the Trinamool Congress has 11 women, while the Left Front list has only six.
28 Feb 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal will soon have its first fully-equipped mobile dialysis ambulance with a medical team that will be available round-the-clock.
27 Feb 2014
Kolkata: The Election Commission (EC) will organise a workshop in West Bengal for mediapersons ahead of the Lok Sabha polls to reach its directives up to the grass root level and prevent electoral malpractices.
04 Mar 2014
Kolkata: The West Bengal Finance Department on Wednesday launched a computerized central clearing system (CCCS) to facilitate orderly physical dispatch of files to various administrative departments.
21 Feb 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal on Friday observed 'Language Martyrs Day' and paid homage to those who had laid down their lives for the cause of Bengali language in Dhaka in 1952. Kolkata: West Bengal on Friday observed 'Language Martyrs Day' and paid homage to those who had laid down their lives for the cause of Bengali language in Dhaka in 1952.
19 Feb 2014
Kolkata: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to fight at least six to seven seats in West Bengal in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
11 Feb 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned for the day after obituary references were made in the House paying respect to five eminent persons, including the legendary actress Suchitra Sen, who died recently.