Mamata elaborated that at present, four major central projects in coal, power and energy sectors are in progress in Bengal.
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.
The Kolkata blast took place soon after the train left Titagarh station and was heading for Khardaha station.
Modi said 80-90 per cent people in the country neither have insurance cover nor any possibility of pension.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to discuss on the Land Border Agreement in Kolkata.
The difference between the scheme run in other states and the one started in Bengal is funding.
Congress and Left Front likely to form board in three and one civic bodies, respectively.
CPM has won in 23 out of the 47 seats, six more than Trinamool in the civic body poll.
Bhawanipore has eight KMC wards, among which Trinamool has lost two — Wards 70 and 77.
Of the 144 wards in Kolkata Municipal Corporation, TMC has taken an unassailable lead in 85
Ghosh and his team climbed down from their base camp to Gorak Shep camp on Sunday.
The epi-center of the second earthquake was at 19 km south-southeast of Kodari in Nepal with a magnitude of 6.7
Ghosh is waiting for an announcement by the Nepal Government calling the expedition as "cancelled."
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
The committee has explained that they have made “arrangements” for food grains for 6 months to feed the affected.
The circular was issued on a day when RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was present in the city to attend Dr Hedgewar Pragya Samman, 2015.
As the ED initiated its probe, it learnt that the firm had issued 1,165 debentures to private investors.
Investors were ‘duped’ of over Rs 15,000 crore.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the case is serious and sensitive and hence she was handing it over to the CBI.
No arrests have been made so far although one more suspect from North 24 Paragana has been detained.
In areas where BJP is making gains, Hindu groups help convert Muslim women so they can marry Hindu men.
Calling it the “bahu lao, beti bachao” campaign, these organisations have been urging Hindu young men to bring home Muslim or Christian brides.
Madhuparna Das travels to 4 Bengal districts and finds out how Hindu groups sheltered and ‘purified’ Muslim women before marriage to Hindus.
All the 17 arrested in the Burdwan blast case have been charged under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
A complaint has been lodged at the south Bidhannagar police station by the victim’s parents.
The ED is also looking into meetings held between Mitra and Kundu in Kolkata during 2011-13.
The CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at 43 locations of the Rose Valley Group across the country.
Interestingly, suspended TMC MLA Swapan Kanti Ghosh touched the feet of Mukul Roy on the Parliament premises.
Subrata Bakshi replaced Roy as the all-India party general secretary.
Mamata’s move comes a day after Fourteenth Finance Commission recommended a 10 per cent jump in devolution of tax revenues to states.
Minister claims JMB men funded by Indians, hatching conspiracy against Bangladesh ‘using Indian territory’
Bangladeshi government is witnessing strikes by the opposition BNP over the Teesta water sharing issue.
Advocating the entry of Tollywood movies in Bangladesh, Mamata rued that there was no collaboration between Bengal and Bangladesh film industries.
The Teesta deal was previously shelved as Mamata had objected to the proposed quantum of waters.
“I am not going to disclose what is there on the cards. Let my Bangladesh journalist friends have something new,” Mamata said.
Mamata on Wednesday said that she was honored by the invitation of the Bangladesh government.