Mamata Banerjee sets up board to bring all industries under one roof

Mamata Banerjee sets up board to bring all industries under one roof

All industrial issues related to land and special exemption will be dealt with by the board through its website, Mamata said.

Narada sting: Kolkata deputy mayor  Iqbal Ahmed quizzed at Lalbazar

Narada sting: Kolkata deputy mayor Iqbal Ahmed quizzed at Lalbazar

The MLA from Khanakul in Hooghly district, Ahmed arrived at Lalbazar around 5 pm and was questioned for nearly two hours by officials of SIT, which is probing into the matter.

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According to the Mumbai Police SIT, Divya was with Gadoli when he was shot by a Gurgaon Police team, which makes her a ‘high-risk witness’

Proposal under consideration, says SDM; inflatable versions of mascot to be put up at major tourist spots

The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the Metro House, a residential and commercial building that houses the popular Cafe Mondegar, around 4 pm.

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Now, Bidhannagar deputy mayor accused of extortion
Now, Bidhannagar deputy mayor accused of extortion

Chatterjee, however, brushed aside all the allegations and said they were unfounded. Bidhannagar Police said they were looking into the matter and no action has been taken yet.

Government, judiciary yet to agree on minutes, 3 months after Chief Justices’ meeting
Government, judiciary yet to agree on minutes, 3 months after Chief Justices’ meeting

The conference was where CJI Thakur became emotional in the presence of PM Modi while lamenting the Centre’s inaction in increasing the number of Judges and improving infrastructure for the judiciary.

Truth being suppressed, how can no one see anything: murdered boy’s Mother
Truth being suppressed, how can no one see anything: murdered boy’s Mother

Aabesh’s last words to his grandmother were that he was going to a friends birthday party and would returning by late evening. But by late evening, she learnt from a friend of Aabesh that he was in the ICU.

Amid conflicting statements, no CCTV footage, cops look for fingerprints on ‘murder weapon’
Amid conflicting statements, no CCTV footage, cops look for fingerprints on ‘murder weapon’

The apartment complex, with 180 flats across three blocks, has 48 CCTV cameras. But the camera, installed at the spot where the attack allegedly took place, was reportedly pointing in the other direction.

Boy found bleeding in garage, was not known to us: Author Amit Chaudhuri
Boy found bleeding in garage, was not known to us: Author Amit Chaudhuri

Police registered a case of murder against unknown assailants in the death of Aabesh Dasgupta (17), who was stabbed allegedly with a broken bottle. Aabesh, a Class XII student, had attended the birthday party of his classmate, the daughter of noted author Amit Chaudhuri in Ballygunge on Satuday, police said. While the police initially suspected […]

ITI project shifted from Kakuria due to land problems: Swapan Debnath
ITI project shifted from Kakuria due to land problems: Swapan Debnath

Denying reports that the ITI had been shifted because he had trailed by 700 votes from Kakuria panchayat in the recent assembly elections, Debnath said he had been “misquoted”.

PAC row: Cong to showcause Manas Bhunia
PAC row: Cong to showcause Manas Bhunia

The decision was taken after state party president Adhir Chowdhury and Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan met Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Friday

Eye on investment, Mamata Banerjee set to visit Italy, Germany in September
Eye on investment, Mamata Banerjee set to visit Italy, Germany in September

Rome’s first woman Mayor, Virginia Raggi, has invited Banerjee for a special reception during her visit to Vatican City where many top businessmen will be present

Kolkata: Businessman, his wife, caretaker murdered in Malda
Kolkata: Businessman, his wife, caretaker murdered in Malda

Area locals blocked NH 34 for two hours protesting against the triple murder.

By starting tendering process of 2 coal mines, West Bengal govt looks to save Rs 21,000 cr
By starting tendering process of 2 coal mines, West Bengal govt looks to save Rs 21,000 cr

Officials said following the order, WBPDCL had gone ahead with the tender process of the two coal blocks and seen almost a 33 per cent reduction in rates

Bidhannagar: Three more held over extortion charges
Bidhannagar: Three more held over extortion charges

The three arrested have been identified as Ali Ahmed alias Buro, Dukhiram Mondal and Ranjit Mondal

West Bengal ropes in 150-yr-old firm to supply ‘clean and green’ cooking gas in 2-3 yrs
West Bengal ropes in 150-yr-old firm to supply ‘clean and green’ cooking gas in 2-3 yrs

GCGSC has been chosen to supply ‘clean and green’ gas, said an officials

Smart city alarm system for women in Bidhannagar
Smart city alarm system for women in Bidhannagar

This security alarm will help women, particularly if they feel like they are being followed by someone, or if someone is prowling around the corner.

Now, South Kolkata can click & shop from first govt-run grocery market
Now, South Kolkata can click & shop from first govt-run grocery market

The six stalls of Sufal Bangla Store — a joint initiative of Sufal Bangla, Mother Dairy and Haringhata Meat — would only deliver to houses that fall within a distance of 2 km from the market on Rajani Mukherjee Road.

Mulling code of conduct to end student gheraos: Partha Chatterjee
Mulling code of conduct to end student gheraos: Partha Chatterjee

Partha added that unions should concentrate on putting up cultural events instead of interfering in the admission process.

Family attacked after cow enters neighbour’s field in Malda

Police have booked seven people, all neighbours of victim Saifa Bibi, but have failed to make any arrest as all are absconding, officers of Baishnabnagar police station said.

Two rock pythons artificially incubated at Kolkata zoo
Two rock pythons artificially incubated at Kolkata zoo

The method to artificially incubate and successfully raise hatchlings from abandoned or unattended eggs was first developed in India in 2008

CPM didn’t ask for Public accounts Committee chairman’s post: Manas Bhunia
CPM didn’t ask for Public accounts Committee chairman’s post: Manas Bhunia

While appealing to all PAC members to attend its meetings, held every Wednesday and Friday, Bhunia told mediapersons that CPM MLA Sujan Chakraborty had promised that he would attend the next meeting.

Mend ways or face disciplinary action: Adhir to Bhunia
Mend ways or face disciplinary action: Adhir to Bhunia

“I won’t tolerate any indiscipline in the party. We have decided to give Bhunia some more time to mend his ways failing which disciplinary steps would be taken against him,” Adhir Chowdhury said.

SDPI says Zakir row ‘ruse to defame Islam’
SDPI says Zakir row ‘ruse to defame Islam’

SDPI, which has Muslims and Dalits as most of its members, claims to have ten lakh members across the country and had pitched candidates on five seats in the state assembly elections in May.