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.
04 Aug 2011
Displaying the spirit of unity in diversity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called for suggestions from all political parties active in West Bengal to suggest a new name for the state. The CM categorically maintained that the name approved by the ruling party as well as the opposition would be finalized for the state.
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.
19 May 2011
Swept by Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s wave of ‘change’, 1298 candidates out of 1,792 contesting assembly elections for 294 constituencies lost not only in polls but their security deposits also in the recently held West Bengal elections.
18 Apr 2011
In what can be seen as a reflection of government apathy in Uttar Pradesh, two of its districts-Bahraich and Gonda - having a population of more than 34 lakh, have still to get a single government college.
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.
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.
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.