Saturday, Oct 25, 2014



Member questions Saradha panel report’s legal validity
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Cheques worth Rs 251 crore were sent to the depositors of which cheques worth Rs 102 crore had come back.

West Bengal: Over 13 lakh investors left disgruntled
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

While 18 lakh depositors applied for compensation, only 4.98 lakh have been compensated by the state.

Buddha redux: Didi orders survey of kharezi madrasas
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Move aimed at getting clear picture of source of funds, number of students and kind of education at madrasas.

Mamata government orders survey of madrasas
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Probing into the Burdwan blast case, NIA, NSG and ED have already visited and searched several madrasas.

State has no role in Vrindavan widows’ rehabilitation: Centre
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini had said widows of Vrindavan should be sent to their respective states.

VHP plans Hindu Sammelan in Kolkata on Dec 20
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Sources in the VHP said the decision to hold the Sammelan in Kolkata was taken in view of the BJP gaining stre-ngth in West Bengal.

Riding on BJP rise in Bengal, VHP plans Hindu Sammelan in Kolkata
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Meet scheduled to be held at Shahid Minar ground on December 20.

Bhagwat, Singhal and Togadia to address VHP rally in Kolkata on December 20
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

The organisation secretary said the purpose to include Kolkata is to inclulcate the ideals of Hinduism in the general public.

For Kanyashree beneficiaries, Didi orders a gift: Gold-plated bangles
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The govt provides an annual scholarship of Rs 500 to girl students who continue their study from 8th to 12th standard.

Kanyashree: Mamata orders gold-plated bangles for beneficiaries
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

She has placed an order for 16 lakh gold-plated bangles, with the word “Kanyashree” engraved in Bengali and Hindi.

After 70-year gap, Vrindavan widow found by family
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Kanaklata was 11 when she was married and widowed six years later. She left for Vrindavan soon after.

A Vrindavan widow replies to Hema: ‘send me to Govinda’
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Team of 50 widows arrive in Kolkata to celebrate Durga Puja

Media trying to malign my govt: Mamata
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The Trinamool Congress chief concludes with a call to fight and reform the media.

Now, Mamata Banerjee attacks media in book
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Kutsha Paksha: The Puja edition of her party mouthpiece, Jago Bangla, was published simultaneously.

Bengal govt slams Hema’s remark on Vrindavan widows
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

State sending a fact-finding team to Mathura.

New Reliance project falls far short of job targets
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

To offer only 41 direct jobs; unions question govt proposal to create 16 lakh jobs this year.

He conquered the odds Didi put up
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Bhattacharya, 49, took up the challenge nevertheless, travelling across the constituency that borders Bangladesh.

When Mahatma saved Netaji’s revolutionaries from gallows
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Book compiled with details from jail diary of freedom fighter Jyotish Basu sheds light on the only other time Bapu wrote to British seeking clemency for freedom fighter

Murder accused may be first to be extradited under pact with Bangla
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

Hossain is accused of murdering seven people in Narayanganj, including one councillor from his own party, Nazrul Islam.

Murder accused may be first to be extradited under pact with Bangla
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The timing of his extradition depends on court orders.

Gov: ‘Can act if I get something in writing’
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

This was the first time the Governor reacted to the scam after taking charge of the Raj Bhavan on July 24.

To thwart BJP, Didi sends 10 ministers to 2 bypoll seats
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

BJP and Trinamool Congress head into a fierce contest for two West Bengal assembly seats on September 13.

Govt cries sabotage after state official order on Modi address
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

The notification put up in the morning was removed in the evening under orders of state Education Minister.

‘As long as earth exists, there will be rape’
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Describing rape a social malady, he said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alone cannot do anything to prevent it.

Mamata takes a dig at BJP: ‘They are getting zeroes everywhere’
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

BJP is trying to bring a divide here on religious lines, said Mamata Banerjee.

Brush-and-paint job to tweak law for Didi’s tax-waiver plan
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The amendment bill will be introduced in the winter session of the state Assembly.

PCC infighting intensifies as rebel leader meets Sonia
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Bhunia said he told Sonia about the massive erosion the party is suffering from under the present leadership.

Bengal Congress seeks to join hands with TMC, cite Lalu-Nitish experiment
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The votaries of such a tie-up in the Congress are now saying, they will raise the demand with the party high command in Delhi.

A TMC ‘Indecent Proposal’: Directed by MP, starring minister
Sun, Aug 24, 2014

Basu is equally excited to start shooting, and says he has seen the Hollywood version several times.

Bountiful rain propels another good agri year
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

In 2013-14, West Bengal produced 153 lakh tonnes of rice with the target for 2014-15 crop year (July-June) fixed at 158 lakh tonnes.

In Didi’s govt, no regular jobs for on-contract staff
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

The process of recruiting employees on contract was started in 2006

Mamata to fete top cops, babus at I-Day function
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

There will be march past by personnel of the state and Kolkata police and by children of eight schools from Kolkata and the districts.

‘Antique’ copper cylinder sends cops in a tizzy
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Object with ‘danger’ mark tests negative for radiactivity; police to take ASI help to date it

The missing ‘whistleblower’ of Indian Museum
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

The Kolkata police, who are currently probing the disappearance, have questioned several employees of the museum, including director B Venugopal.

State moves to tackle Ebola
Mon, Aug 11, 2014

The state Congress on Sunday demanded that the state government set up a helpline for Ebola.

Letter to Centre: IAS officer pays price for not ‘consulting’ Partha
Sun, Aug 03, 2014

In Sept 2013, Somesh Bhattacharya wrote to Centre to let firm recce state for iron ore.