11 Jul 2011
In order to boost the pace of overall development in state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sought suggestions from eminent experts like Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and economist Sugata Bose.
06 Jul 2011
A notification for the Rajya Sabha (RS) poll, which is to be held on July 22, was issued on Tuesday to fill half a dozen seats lying vacant from West Bengal.
01 Dec 2011
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has expressed grave concern over the dismal condition of children’s hospitals in West Bengal.
29 Jun 2011
In a bid to return the land to the unwilling farmers of Singur, West Bengal government has initiated the process of measurement of the abandoned land in the Tatas Nano Project area.
23 Jun 2011
Opening the doors of treasury for the newly appointed Mamata government in West Bengal, Central government on Wednesday approved state’s annual plan of Rs 22,214 crore for 2011-12, which is at least 23 percent up from Rs 17,985 crore in the last fiscal.
19 Jun 2011
Assuring the corporate houses of assistance and improved facilities, the West Bengal government on Saturday announced its decision to constitute a 25-member core committee that would work on industrial growth in the state.
08 Jun 2011
The recovery of ammunitions and human carcasses from three districts of maoist-hit Jangalmahal has created panic in the region. According to the figures available with police, 1500 ammunitions with 14000 rounds of live bullets and more than a dozen human carcasses have been recovered from various districts of the state, including those in Jangalmahal over the last three months.
07 Jun 2012
An advertisement published by the Bangalore University (BU) in leading newspapers in the city on Tuesday -- inviting applications for the post of principal of the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE), governed by All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) norms, has kicked up a storm. The issue erupted over the method of appointment.
16 Oct 2012
Flamboyant Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has invited a lot of sarcastic comments against herself on micro networking site twitter by calling media reports on rape incidences as ‘fake and concocted’. Mamata Banerjee’s statement that news stuffs on rape incidences are manufactured and aimed at boosting the business of media houses has triggered a barrage of sarcastic comments against the Chief Minister.
20 May 2011
After taking an oath of office and secrecy on Friday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee has become the first woman Chief Minister of West Bengal. Governor MK Narayanan administered the oath to Banerjee and 43 legislators who will form the state cabinet, in a function at Raj Bhawan on Friday.