With an eye on the backward community votes before the Lok Sabha polls,Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday backed the tribal agitation in Lalgarh and lambasted the ruling CPM for killing innocent tribals.
While the state government has been asking the Centre for more funds for children shelter homes in the state,it has still not formed a state advisory board...
Alarmed at the construction of a number of monasteries by expatriate Tibetans in Siliguri and Jalpaiguri areas of north Bengal,the Union Home Ministry has alerted the state government to find out who were the people behind setting up of the monasteries.
After a dramatic hunt,the Kolkata Polices detective department sleuths on Wednesday night rescued a student of the Calcutta Medical College & Hospital hours after she was allegedly kidnapped and driven around the city by three youths in a car.
The strife-torn Dooars region seemed headed for a flashpoint again when Gorkha Janamukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung said on Wednesday his meeting with Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee did not go well
Tash Aw sympathises with Booker winner Aravind Adiga. Whenever you write an honest account of your country and show it in an unfavourable light,you are bound to upset many people, says Aw.
During the inaugural ceremony of the new wing of the National Gallery of Modern Art,Union Tourism and Culture Minister Ambika Soni made a reference to the innumerable architectural drawings...
Airports,stadiums and malls,for most of us these are little more than urban public places,but for Boston-based Indian artist,Kanishka Raja,they are symbols of change.
Rajat Maheshwari justified his wild card by reaching the quarter-finals defeating sixth seed Shaikh Abdullah of Andhra 6-4,7-5 in the Junior Tennis Super Series being played at the South Club here.
Himmat Singh Rai shot five under 65 to take first day honours,but Ajay Jadeja was the centre of attraction.
A day after a senior Cricket Association of Bengal official created a sensation by admitting that match-fixing is rampant in the Kolkata Maidan...s
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail petition of Nelson Vincent who was arrested for selling hashish.
If it has been for no other play,it was Nathbati Anathbath,a play based on the character of Draupadi of Mahabharat,which could have fetched the Padmashri award to 61-year-old Shaonli Mitra...
With the Lok Sabha elections round the corner,an Election Commission-approved voting aid website jaagore.com has been launched in Kolkata...
The American Center in Kolkata held its annual Spelling Bee competition for the third time in a row this year.
An inspector and a sub-inspector of the Bengal Police on Tuesday were sentenced to life imprisonment by a fast-track court at Kalyani for a fake encounter in 1997 in which a 40-year-old history-sheeter was shot dead by them.
A CPM activist was killed and another injured in an attack by a group of suspected CPI (Maoists) on Tuesday evening at Balarampur in Purulia district.
Despite poor firefighting measures adopted at the 33rd Kolkata Book Fair,fire minister Pratim Chatterjee allowed his department to arrange for a conditional No Objection Certificate...
With the meeting between the bus owners unions and state transport minister not leading to any concrete solution on Tuesday,the bus owners have threatened to go on a strike unless the government considers revision of the new fare chart.
Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting him to convene a Centre-state meeting to find ways on how to tackle recessionary effects on the economy.
Mamata Banerjees Trinamool Congress has a new problem in hand two of her allies have claimed at least five Lok Sabha seats for the upcoming elections.
A day after three tribals were killed in the exchange of gunfire with CPM cadres,the locals in the Lalgarh-Jhargram belt on Tuesday laid siege to the area to begin an indefinite blockade and vowed to spread the agitation in other districts as well.
After the fiasco at Nandigram and companies like Tata Motors and DLF pulling out of the state,Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today got a reason to cheer...
Kolkata,said African-American author Arthur Flowers,reminded him of New York. In his blog,he described the city as New York Times Square squared.
For cricketers to try a hand at golf is very common nowadays. But this one is different.