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.
18 Oct 2012
Protocol has made way for tradition it seems at Miriti, where President Pranab Mukherjee will worship his family deity, Devi Durga, at his ancestral house in West Bengal's Birbhum district beginning on Sunday.
24 Jan 2012
Expressing concern over the recent cases of farmers' suicide in the state, West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan has countered the claim of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is denying the information of suicidal incidents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
21 Dec 2011
A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report has exposed the large scale mismanagement of funds during the previous Left Front government.