20 Sep 2012
Hoping that Trinamool Congress would reconsider its decision to withdraw from the UPA, the Congress' West Bengal unit on Thursday said not allowing retail FDI in Bengal would have a disastrous effect on the state's economy and noted that Trinamool had itself sought it earlier.
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.
19 Sep 2012
The two Congress ministers in Mamata Banerjee's Cabinet skipped a meeting chaired by the Chief Minister on Wednesday, as the junior coalition partner in West Bengal awaited directions from party leadership on the future course of action after the Trinamool pullout at the Centre.
13 Sep 2011
Expediting the development process in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee government has planned to invest Rs 500 crore especially to boost education, health and basic infrastructure in the northern part of the state.
12 Sep 2011
Showing their displeasure over the Jharkhand government’s act of releasing water from the Chandil Dam over Subarnarekha River without any prior information, the West Bengal government has decided to appraise the Centre of this issue.
15 Jan 2012
Beleaguered West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is facing piles of political and administrative problems has now decided to show the exit door to many dissident ministers.
27 Aug 2011
The Central government has decided to assess the loss of crop in the eastern part of India as the overflowing of rivers have washed away standing Kharif crop over a vast stretch of land.
26 Aug 2011
In a bid to apprise the Centre of the growing apathy faced by them in the state, the Left parties met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to complain about the political killings and the alleged attacks on their workers in the state.
18 Aug 2011
In a major setback to the Congress-TMC bonhomie, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused setting up of proposed nuclear plant in Haripur region of East Midnapore district of the state. In the same breath, the CM has made it clear that not a single nuclear power plant will be established in the state during her tenure.
21 Dec 2011
A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report has exposed the large scale mismanagement of funds during the previous Left Front government.