27 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Two women died on Saturday and several persons were injured after a major fire engulfed a part of a medical college and hospital in Murshidabad district of West Bengal, a top official said.
26 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Launching a scathing attack on the Centre, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today alleged it was trying to "save money" by stopping or slashing funds for state projects but had spent a huge sum on a suit for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
20 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal unit of Congress was left red faced after a controversial comment made by Rajiv Gandhi following 1984 anti-Sikh riots was posted from its the official twitter handle on the former Prime Minister's birth anniversary, but the party claimed its account was hacked.
26 Aug 2016
Fort Lauderdale: Cricket will seek to reach out to the untapped American market when the sport's most followed practitioners, India, lock horns with the West Indies in their maiden international game in the US here on Saturday.
25 Aug 2016
Dubai: India will lose their second position in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings if they suffer a 0-2 defeat against two-time World champions West Indies in the two-match series in Florida, USA on August 27 and 28.
24 Aug 2016
Kolkata: A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Myanmar on Wednesday and shook several parts of West Bengal, Bihar and Assam.
19 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A special court on Friday framed various charges including cheating and criminal conspiracy against former Coal Secretary H C Gupta, two public servants, private firm Vikash Metals and Power Ltd and its two officials in a coal blocks allocation scam case. Special Judge Bharat Parashar put on trial all the accused in the case in which the CBI's closure report was earlier rejected by the court, asking the probe agency to further investigate the matter.
22 Aug 2016
Panaji: If the national convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal is to be believed, then his party does not have money to fight election despite running the Delhi government.
02 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday proposed to rename West Bengal as "Bengal", dropping "West" from its name, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee said.
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".