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WB: Media associations condemn attack during Municipal elections

The attack on media persons during Saturday's Bidhanangar Municipal elections in West Bengal was condemned by several journalist associations in the district today.

Chasing hawala trail, I-T seizes Rs 50 cr from Kolkata, Siliguri

A highly-placed Kolkata police officer said various teams, consisting of members of STF and its anti-bank fraud section, helped the tax department sleuths conduct the raids at five places in Kolkata.

GJM MLA Trilok Dewan quits party — two in three days

The GJM had earlier announced that its three MLAs would resign from the Assembly to protest against the alleged non-cooperation of the state government with the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

Netaji files talk of ‘public enthusiasm dying’ for INA after ‘plane crash’

The Netaji files talkj about problems like collecting funds for INA and the eventual decline in people’s interest for the army, while reiterating that the matter was of utmost importance.

Can recognise madrasas but cannot pay its teachers: Mamata Banerjee

"Once I have enough money and opportunity, we will start paying madrasa teachers,” said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.

We have control over EC: Bengal BJP leader

“In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, there was rampant rigging by the TMC. We have control over the Election Commission now and there will be military assistance, ” Joy Banerjee said.

Netaji files with Bengal govt to be declassified, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

"From next Friday (September 18) the documents will be open for the public, they will be kept at the city police archive," said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Kolkata: Security at Writers’ Building beefed up after hoax bomb email

Police said the email sent to Lalbazar was written in broken English, and had claimed that bombs had been planted at the heritage building.

Trinamool Kisan O Khetmojur Congress: To launch its front for farmers, Trinamool returns to Singur

TMC camp is also abuzz with Mamata government’s offer to the Tatas to return land to farmers and end the Singur stalemate

CPM leader Biman Bose injured in lathicharge in Kolkata

CPM politburo member Biman Bose was seriously injured during a clash between Left Front supporters and policemen during a rally called by Krisha Sabha, the agricultural front of the CPM, in central Kolkata on Thursday afternoon.

Arun Jaitley assures political difference between BJP and TMC won’t hinder Bengal development

"Political differences will continue. But for the development of the state, that will not matter," Jaitley said as he repeated the Prime Minister's call for increased economic activity in the eastern states.

West Bengal Congress chief booked for attempt to murder

Chowdhury was booked under non-bailable sections (307, 333) and other bailable charges of allegedly vandalising govt property, damaging public transport and beating up police personnel.