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BJP hosts three Iftar parties, invites no non-Muslim leaders
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

State BJP president Rahul Sinha said that BJP has decided not to follow the “communal policies” of other leaders.

BJP affairs in-charge: Siddharth Nath Singh loses Bengal to Kailash Vijayvargiya, gets Andhra
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Rahul Sinha said that the BJP, in a bid to focus more on Bengal for the Assembly polls, has brought in more central leaders to lead the party in the state.

38 killed, 23 missing as landslides rock Darjeeling
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Rescue operations taken up jointly by Sahastra Sena Bal (SSB) and the state police officials have been affected due to the heavy downpour.

Scottish Church College: Admission process on hold as students, authorities dig heels
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

The members of Scottish Church College Students' Union put up a demonstration in front of the college and stalled the admission procedure.

Mukul Roy set to float new party by July end: Former TMC MLA
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

According to a former TMC legislator, Mukul Roy's news party is likely to be named All India Progressive Trinamool Congress.

Clash between TMC workers leaves three dead
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Supporters of former block president Moni Hossain and present block president Alok Majhi were allegedly involved in the fight.

International Yoga Day: Rain fails to dampen spirit as thousands turn up at Kolkata event
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

BJP MLA Shamik Bhattacharya and other prominent leaders of the state were present at the occasion.

Surya Namaskar prohibited in Islam, won’t participate: BJP minority cell chief Shakeel Ansari
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

He argues that since the month of Ramzan would begin from Friday, and which would involve offering a special namaz besides the five prayers offered in a day.

Ranaghat nun rape case: Man who ‘raped’ nun arrested in Sealdah
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

The main accused in the case, a 28-year-old Bangladeshi, was hiding somewhere in the border areas of Bangladesh after the rape incident.

International Yoga Day: Non-NDA states Karnataka, West Bengal, Assam join in
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

West Bengal will hold an event in Kolkata’s Netaji Indoor Stadium with representatives of a various yoga, health and meditation agencies.

International Yoga Day: RSS to hold 1,100 camps on June 21
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

The West Bengal Chapter of Kreeda Bharati — the sports wing of RSS — plans to hold a camp in Kolkata where representatives of schools and 20 organisations will be taught yoga.

Return to CPM: Will consider comeback if properly approached by party, says Somnath Chatterjee
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

The former CPM leader conceded that there remains a doubt on “what use would I be of to the party”.

International Yoga Day: It’s RSS, Centre’s way to propel Hindutva agenda
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Yoga is a part of vedic culture and is part of Hinduism.

Kolkata man found living with sister’s corpse and dead dog for past six months
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

The police stumbled on the skeletons on Wednesday night while investigating the death of Arabinda De, the owner of the house whose charred body was found from inside a bathroom hours earlier.

After Bombay HC ban on Victorias, Kolkata phaeton owners fear similar fate
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Around 35 phaetons still ply around the Victoria Memorial Hall area in Kolkata.

After losing Siliguri and meeting Asok, Gautam Deb stripped of post
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Minister removed as North Bengal transport corporation chairman.

After losing Siliguri and meeting Asok, Gautam stripped of admin post
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Gautam Deb, removed as chairman of North Bengal State Transport Corporation. File photo

At receiving end of Didi’s flaring temper, all and sundry
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee targetted almost every official and minister with her scathing.

Mamata’s public reprimand leaves Pande ‘hurt’
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

While Pande himself stops short from making his feelings clear, he says he helps those who visit him “as much as possible”.

By trying to insult me, TMC insulted people’s mandate: Ashok Bhattacharya
Fri, May 29, 2015

Ashok Bhattacharya talks about his anticipation of non-cooperation by the state government for the next five years.

Media ignored my side of story as it was not juicy enough, says Sovan niece
Thu, May 28, 2015

Debapriya had allegedly broken traffic rules in an inebriated condition and assaulted a traffic constable, leading to a police complaint being lodged against her.

2011 parivartan was bogus, Bengal ready for real parivartan now: Jairam Ramesh
Mon, May 25, 2015

He, however, made it clear that new faces will be brought in to rejuvenate the party’s state unit.

Patch-up: Mamata Banerjee fetes Kabir Suman, he praises her
Thu, May 21, 2015

Mamata Wednesday awarded him the Banga Bibhushan, Bengal’s equivalent of the Padma Vibhushan.

Anticipate govt will not cooperate… it’s not right platform for political battles: Asok Bhattacharya
Wed, May 20, 2015

We will work towards providing people with better civic amenities with special focus on drainage and garbage disposal, said Bhattacharya.

This ISC topper is not on FB, has no cellphone
Fri, May 22, 2015

The Central Kolkata based family is still in celebration mode after Bushra scored 99 per cent in ISC exam.

Voting for Left as it is closer to forming board: Independent
Mon, May 18, 2015

Congress and BJP have four and two seats, respectively, while one seat has been won by Independent Ghosh.

Jhalmuri diplomacy won’t work with TMC, Singh warns Supriyo
Mon, May 18, 2015

'Our ideology and TMC’s ideology are different and there can be no compromise with them.'

From S-I to DSP, Kolkata cop takes giant leap
Fri, May 15, 2015

Ahmed was ranked fifth in the list of 36 deputy superintendents of police selected under Category ‘B’ service.

Modi-Mamata meet over, Opposition picks on ‘bonhomie’
Tue, May 12, 2015

‘BJP, TMC coming close for the sake of their respective political dividend’.

PM Modi asks Centre, states to work as Team India; Mamata agrees
Mon, May 11, 2015

Asserting that Prime Minister and Chief Ministers would act as a team which would take India forward, he said, "Delhi alone will not rule India.

12 killed in illegal cracker factory blast in Bengal
Fri, May 08, 2015

"So far 11 bodies were recovered. Four others were injured and hospitalised," District Superintendent of Police Bharati Ghosh.

Illegal factory employed minors, including 8-yr-olds
Fri, May 08, 2015

Factory owned by Trinamool leader, family who ran unit died in blast.

Another Mukul Roy no-show as Mamata meets TMC councillors
Thu, May 07, 2015

As leaders sing paeans to Didi, former aide offers ‘no reaction’ from Delhi.

Destruction is beyond repair: Nepal Consul General
Wed, May 06, 2015

Chandra Kumar Ghimire, Consul General of Nepal, speaks about Bengal’s role in relief and rescue operations in the Himalayan country.

Hold door-to-door campaigns, else will lose new members: BJP
Wed, May 06, 2015

BJP national joint general secretary (organisation), Shiv Prakash said the party should make use of technology to reach out to the people.

BJP says Amit Shah against Mukul joining party, Roy too denies move
Tue, May 05, 2015

State BJP chief Rahul Sinha brushed aside such reports as rumours and blamed media for spreading false information.