27 Sep 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan demanded an independent international probe into terror attack in Uri, dismissing India's allegations that terrorists from Pakistan were involved in it.
14 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, which was formed in 1998 as a small regional party, has got the national party status on Friday. The Election Commission has granted the status to the party which is currently the fourth largest party in the Lok Sabha after BJP, Congress and AIADMK.
29 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of West Bengal to Bangla in Bengali, Bengal in English and Bangal in Hindi.
28 Aug 2016
Kolkata (WB): Chairman of Multi-Disciplinary Expert Group of state and former West Bengal minister Chandrima Bhattacharya tonight said the fire at Murshidabad Medical College Hospital was a conspiracy.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a day’s holiday for those who worked on strike day. Those employees who resumed their duty on Friday will get an additional holiday during the Durga Puja festival. The decision was made public by the state government on Friday.
28 Jun 2013
In the midst of the tussle over the panchayat polls, West Bengal State Election Commissioner Mira Pandey has received a threat letter, Commission Secretary Tapas Roy said on Friday.
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.
05 Apr 2013
The West Bengal government on Thursday announced fresh panchayat election dates on May 5 and 8, but the State Election Commission told the Calcutta High Court that it would not conduct the polls without deployment of central paramilitary forces.
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.