Madan Tamang murder: Top leadership of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha indicted
Sat, May 30, 2015

The CBI was probing into the case since 2011 has today filed the last and final charge sheet in the city civil court in Kolkata.

Mamata Banerjee to Centre: Won’t face any problem in implementing projects
Sat, May 16, 2015

Mamata elaborated that at present, four major central projects in coal, power and energy sectors are in progress in Bengal.

Maoists to Mamata: Will punish you for disowning and convicting Mahato
Thu, May 14, 2015

The letter, signed by several Maoists, has been written by IIT dropout Arnab Dam and senior leader Patit Paban Haldar. Both leaders are currently lodged at Presidency Jail.

Bengal: Crude bomb explodes in local train, at least 15 hurt
Wed, May 13, 2015

The Kolkata blast took place soon after the train left Titagarh station and was heading for Khardaha station.

Mamata at his side, Prime Minister rolls out 3 big-ticket social schemes
Sun, May 10, 2015

Modi said 80-90 per cent people in the country neither have insurance cover nor any possibility of pension.

Land Border Agreement intricacies likely to dominate Modi-Mamata meet in Kolkata
Sat, May 09, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to discuss on the Land Border Agreement in Kolkata.

Veg meals for Rs 10 for poor in Burdwan — with a little government help
Sun, May 03, 2015

The difference between the scheme run in other states and the one started in Bengal is funding.

TMC set to bag 7 more civic bodies
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Congress and Left Front likely to form board in three and one civic bodies, respectively.

In TMC sweep, Siliguri solace for Left
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

CPM has won in 23 out of the 47 seats, six more than Trinamool in the civic body poll.

Trinamool loses ground in Mamata seat
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Bhawanipore has eight KMC wards, among which Trinamool has lost two — Wards 70 and 77.

Trinamool on top as Bengal civic body results pour in, no luck for BJP
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Of the 144 wards in Kolkata Municipal Corporation, TMC has taken an unassailable lead in 85

‘I saw Mount Everest come crashing down on me’
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Ghosh and his team climbed down from their base camp to Gorak Shep camp on Sunday.

‘Sunday’s tremor earthquake, not aftershock’
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

The epi-center of the second earthquake was at 19 km south-southeast of Kodari in Nepal with a magnitude of 6.7

Nepal earthquake: First hand account from a mountaineer 
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Ghosh is waiting for an announcement by the Nepal Government calling the expedition as "cancelled."

Fire breaks out at New Secretariat, several govt records gutted
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Enclave dwellers ask Modi to ratify LBA, say they will donate land for Indians who arrive from Bangladesh
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

The committee has explained that they have made “arrangements” for food grains for 6 months to feed the affected.

Mamata bars Togadia from entering Bengal
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

The circular was issued on a day when RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was present in the city to attend Dr Hedgewar Pragya Samman, 2015.

ED to file first chargesheet in ‘smallest’ case
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

As the ED initiated its probe, it learnt that the firm had issued 1,165 debentures to private investors.

Rose Valley group chairman arrested in chit fund scam
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Investors were ‘duped’ of over Rs 15,000 crore.

Nun rape: CM Mamata Banerjee hands over probe to CBI
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the case is serious and sensitive and hence she was handing it over to the CBI.

‘After raping nun, he sat and ate cake, chocolates’
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

No arrests have been made so far although one more suspect from North 24 Paragana has been detained.

‘Love jihad’ gets a Bengal reply: Bahu lao, Beti bachao, ‘purify’ Muslim brides
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

In areas where BJP is making gains, Hindu groups help convert Muslim women so they can marry Hindu men.

Meet the Parivar behind these marriages
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Calling it the “bahu lao, beti bachao” campaign, these organisations have been urging Hindu young men to bring home Muslim or Christian brides.

Sabina to Nandini, Kashmira to Kavita, Rukaiya to Rumpa, Roshna to Jyotsna…
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Madhuparna Das travels to 4 Bengal districts and finds out how Hindu groups sheltered and ‘purified’ Muslim women before marriage to Hindus.

JMB was trying to bring Sharia law in Indo-Bangla border dists: NIA chargesheet
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

All the 17 arrested in the Burdwan blast case have been charged under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

NUJS student falls to death, parents allege foul play
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

A complaint has been lodged at the south Bidhannagar police station by the victim’s parents.

Madan Mitra set to be grilled again, this time by ED in Rose Valley scam
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

The ED is also looking into meetings held between Mitra and Kundu in Kolkata during 2011-13.

Saradha Scam: Tapas Paul’s house among 43 locations searched by CBI
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

The CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at 43 locations of the Rose Valley Group across the country.

Mukul calls on Venkaiah, ‘good boy’ Ghosh follows suit
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Interestingly, suspended TMC MLA Swapan Kanti Ghosh touched the feet of Mukul Roy on the Parliament premises.

Mukul sacked as TMC national general secretary
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Subrata Bakshi replaced Roy as the all-India party general secretary.

Mamata seeks meeting with PM for waiver
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Mamata’s move comes a day after Fourteenth Finance Commission recommended a 10 per cent jump in devolution of tax revenues to states.

Bangladesh to seek extradition of its nationals held in Burdwan blast
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Minister claims JMB men funded by Indians, hatching conspiracy against Bangladesh ‘using Indian territory’

Mamata assures Sheikh Hasina of resolving Teesta issue
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Bangladeshi government is witnessing strikes by the opposition BNP over the Teesta water sharing issue.

Mamata In Bangladesh: Proposes Bangabandhu Bhaban in Kolkata
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Advocating the entry of Tollywood movies in Bangladesh, Mamata rued that there was no collaboration between Bengal and Bangladesh film industries.

Hasina and I will find Teesta solution, have faith: Mamata Banerjee
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

The Teesta deal was previously shelved as Mamata had objected to the proposed quantum of waters.

Ahead of ‘historic’ Bangla visit, Didi mum on Teesta pact
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

“I am not going to disclose what is there on the cards. Let my Bangladesh journalist friends have something new,” Mamata said.