04 Aug 2011
Disapproving the much publicised Land Acquisition Bill of the Centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee is likely to enact her own version of Land Bill for her state that would empower the state government to acquire land if required for industrialization.
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.
24 Jun 2012
Softening its hard stance against ally Trinamool Congress' opposition to Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the President's post, Congress in West Bengal on Sunday held out an olive branch seeking Mamata Banerjee's support for the outgoing Finance Minister.
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.
14 Mar 2011
In order to retain its hold in West Bengal, Left Front has included as many as 150 new faces in the list of candidates for the state Assembly polls. In the last polls, the front has given chance to 134 new faces and had won two third majority seats.
14 Aug 2012
In yet another incident of crime against women in West Bengal capital, a young woman was allegedly gangraped at Chetla in southern part of the city, the police said on Tuesday.
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.
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.