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.
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.
13 Sep 2012
Key UPA ally and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that she was unhappy and astonished at the diesel price hike and the decision on LPG and demanded immediate rollback.
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.
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.
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.