02 Jul 2015
Darjeeling: Rescue operations were underway in three subdivisions of Darjeeling district where multiple landslides have claimed 38 lives besides washing away highways and damaging homes.
19 Jun 2015
Kolkata: With the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) membership drive receiving a huge response in West Bengal, the party is scouting for locations to open new offices in the state.
18 Jun 2015
Kolkata: A 28-year-old Bangladeshi, one of the main accused in the sexual assault of a septuagenarian nun at a Ranaghat convent school, has been arrested from Sealdah railway station here.
21 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Union Ministers Harsh Vardhan and Ravi Shankar Prasad led celebrations to mark the maiden International Yoga Day in West Bengal today.
23 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Kicking off a controversy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek has publicly threatened to 'chop off hands and tear out eyes' if anyone dared to challenge the ruling party.
02 Jun 2015
New Delhi: In our nation where there are numerous taboo's attached with menstruation cycle , the state of West Bengal has moved one step forward to empower women and create awareness about women's health by easing access to sanitary napkins through vending machines.
10 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Lawyers stayed away from Calcutta High Court today as part of a three-day cease work citing hot and humid conditions, causing harassment to thousands of litigants and prompting the Chief Justice to term the advocates' action as 'irritating and painful'.
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.
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.
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.