West Bengal: CPM MLA defies party stand, takes part in Congress rally

West Bengal: CPM MLA defies party stand, takes part in Congress rally

Budget that looks at rural West Bengal, panchayat polls two years away

Budget that looks at rural West Bengal, panchayat polls two years away

In his Budget speech, Mitra had said that in the agriculture and agri-allied sector, a seven-fold increase has been recorded from 2010-11 to 2015-16, with the earnings recording Rs 21,224.61 crore last year.

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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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Bengal: College student found hanging in his hostel
Bengal: College student found hanging in his hostel

Dolui was a resident of Kalinagar and his friends spoke of him as “a bright student”.

West Bengal: Couple claims newborn daughter interchanged with another at Manicktala ESI hospital
West Bengal: Couple claims newborn daughter interchanged with another at Manicktala ESI hospital

When contacted, Medical Superintendent of the hospital, Dr Mayukh Roy, admitted there was a confusion.

Budget that looks at rural West Bengal, panchayat polls two years away
Budget that looks at rural West Bengal, panchayat polls two years away

In his Budget speech, Mitra had said that in the agriculture and agri-allied sector, a seven-fold increase has been recorded from 2010-11 to 2015-16, with the earnings recording Rs 21,224.61 crore last year.

Kolkata: Driver dies saving school kids as bus break fails

Police said following the accident, the driver was rushed to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Kolkata: SSKM hospital junior doctors on strike after colleague ‘assaulted’
Kolkata: SSKM hospital junior doctors on strike after colleague ‘assaulted’

The police said that four members of the patient’s family were arrested on Thursday after they allegedly assaulted a junior doctor, Abhishek Singh on Wednesday night.

Debt traps are death traps: CM Mamata Banerjee
Debt traps are death traps: CM Mamata Banerjee

Speaking on rising prices of essential commodities, Mamata termed it as a central issue.

Retd teachers may fill up vacancies in state schools: West Bengal Education Minister
Retd teachers may fill up vacancies in state schools: West Bengal Education Minister

“We have written to the Centre twice to let us announce the result immediately. We have got no response from them so far,” he said.

Kolkata: Techie arrested for siphoning up to $30,000
Kolkata: Techie arrested for siphoning up to $30,000

“Shaw used credit and debit card details available with the firm, and along with several accomplices, siphoned off around $20,000 to $30,000,” Deputy Commissioner K P Barui said on Wednesday.

West Bengal: 21-yr-old jumps to death while fleeing from mob
West Bengal: 21-yr-old jumps to death while fleeing from mob

Police recovered the body of Rizwanur Rahman on Tuesday afternoon.

Roopa lauds Mamata’s Kanyashree scheme
Roopa lauds Mamata’s Kanyashree scheme

Ganguly was speaking to mediapersons on the sidelines of a symposium on the ‘Role of Women’s Empowerment in Facilitating Inclusive Economic Growth’.

Only 2% farmers in West Bengal have soil health cards: Agriculture minister
Only 2% farmers in West Bengal have soil health cards: Agriculture minister

‘Speed of distribution slow, state says it will complete the task by March, 2017’

GNLF leaders meet Mamata Banerjee: Darjeeling municipal polls in November, alliance talks on cards
GNLF leaders meet Mamata Banerjee: Darjeeling municipal polls in November, alliance talks on cards

In Kolkata on Mamata’s invitation, Chhetri and his team also paid a courtesy call to Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi.

‘Alliance’ on table: GNLF team in Kolkata today, meet with Mamata on cards
‘Alliance’ on table: GNLF team in Kolkata today, meet with Mamata on cards

Alliance talks would be crucial in light of the municipal elections in Darjeeling (November)

TMC leader Madan discharged from hospital, back in jail
TMC leader Madan discharged from hospital, back in jail

Mitra was denied bail in the Saradha case on the ground that he was a minister and could influence witnesses.

Kolkata: Another arrested for Entally clash
Kolkata: Another arrested for Entally clash

Jamil Ahmed alias Sheikh Neazu, a resident of the Convent Lane in the same locality, was arrested from inside the Howrah-Rajdhani Express at Burdwan station for his “direct involvement” in the shoot-out at Entally.

Kolkata govt identifies land for new port
Kolkata govt identifies land for new port

The project will be tabled in Cabinet for approval soon, following which a competitive bidding process will start, Mitra said.

Bengal: Governor’s speech ‘directionless’, did not discuss present  issues, says Opposition
Bengal: Governor’s speech ‘directionless’, did not discuss present issues, says Opposition

Referring to the result of the assembly elections, he said that the outcome amply demonstrated that the preference of the electorate was “clearly in favour of good governance and sustained development”.

Maintain identity, don’t turn Leftist, says Adhir Chowdhury
Maintain identity, don’t turn Leftist, says Adhir Chowdhury

“He has told us that we have fought as an alliance, and will continue as an alliance partner both inside and outside the Assembly,” a senior MLA said after the Congress Legislature Party meet.

15 IPS officers transferred, fifth rejig in TMC-II
15 IPS officers transferred, fifth rejig in TMC-II

A Home Department notification has also levied additional duties the remaining IPS officers.

TMC worker found dead in Baguiati, call records deleted
TMC worker found dead in Baguiati, call records deleted

The deceased, Prosenjit Das (30), was found in his room with injury marks on his neck and cigarette burns on his body.