28 May 2016
Kolkata: As a goodwill measure after taking charge as the Chief Minister today, Mamata Banerjee announced an interim relief for all state government employees on band pay, which was a long-pending demand.
27 May 2016
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was today sworn-in as West Bengal's chief minister for the second time. Forty-one others also were sworn-in as her ministers.
27 May 2016
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee, who has virtually single-handedly steered her party to a resounding victory in West Bengal, has shored up her stature as a regional satrap but faces numerous challenges on the development front in her second stint as chief minister.
23 May 2016
Kolkata: The BJP, which had lost some steam after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, has put up a spirited show in the West Bengal Assembly elections this time and has played spoilsport for the opposition Left Front-Congress alliance in more than 70 seats.
23 May 2016
Mumbai: Uncapped pacer Shardul Thakur was the surprise pick in India's Test squad announced today for the tour of West Indies, while a second-string team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni was chosen by the selectors for the limited-overs series in Zimbabwe.
06 May 2016
New Delhi: If you thought FC Goa's 2-3 ISL defeat to Chennaiyin FC, by conceding two goals in the last three minutes was the most unfortunate thing, then you need to storm your thoughts again. As if losing the final was not enough, now the FC Goa co-owners have been handed a ban by ISL.
19 May 2016
Guwahati: Counting of votes for 126 Assembly constituencies in Assam today began in 51 counting centres across the state amidst tight security.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: There is a famous saying in Bengali,'Baroh Mashe Teroh Parbon', which means ‘In Kolkata there are 13 festivals in 12 months’, replicating the joyous nature of every Kolkatan. Known as the 'City of Joy', Kolkata has witnessed, and endured different phases of metamorphosis in keeping up with the times, but never losing its authenticity, culture, and tradition. But, one cannot explain Kolkata without defining the inclination of Kolkatans towards politics.
16 May 2016
Barcelona: FC Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique is looking forward to a party after the Catalan football giants won 3-0 away over Granada on Saturday to claim the La Liga title.
22 May 2016
Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi are most likely to be invited for the swearing-in ceremony of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her second tenure on May 27.