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Bengal has a red hot mob-control solution

July 5, 2012 4:45:47 am

Mirchi grenades,Agni Varsha,rubber pellet guns and much more are part of the new arsenal.

Subhas Chandra Bose Trust will play host to Sangma on Friday

July 5, 2012 3:39:51 am

Presidential candidate P A Sangma’s campaign in Gujarat will be hosted by the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose-INA Trust,which seeks to project Bose as a taller leader than Mahatma Gandhi.

Cong readies to bid farewell to ‘fund raiser’

July 4, 2012 3:30:07 am

The exit of Pranab Mukherjee,the UPA presidential candidate,from active politics will hit the West Bengal Pradesh Congress the hardest in one area — finance.

TMC to vote,but Didi to decide candidate 72 hrs before poll

July 4, 2012 3:24:00 am

Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress will,after all,participate in the July 19 presidential election.

Police recruitment resumes,this time with precautions

July 3, 2012 4:26:41 am

Only after the death of two aspirants have the Kolkata Police authorities realised that the Physical Efficiency Test should not be held at the peak of summer without proper back-ups.

Mamata orders action against MLA for diatribe against party

July 3, 2012 4:21:02 am

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is understood to have instructed members of the disciplinary committee to take action against Trinamool Congress MLA Sikha Mitra for her diatribe against the party’s policy makers and “politics of sycophancy”.

Dry spell in S Bengal threatens paddy crop

July 2, 2012 3:44:57 am

The ongoing dry spell in south Bengal districts has triggered fear among farmers that the kharif paddy (Aman) production would be adversely affected this year.

Trinamool MLA lashes out at ‘politics of sycophancy’ in party

July 2, 2012 3:31:28 am

Sikha Mitra,Trinamool MLA from Sealdah,today launched a vitriolic attack against her party’s policy makers,saying she was “pained” at not being “allowed to do anything for the people who elected her”.

Now,West Bengal mulls drop boxes for abandoned babies

June 29, 2012 9:44:29 pm

Cradles or drop boxes at state-run hospitals for unwanted babies is an idea being mulled by a West Bengal minister to prevent them from being abandoned in garbage vats,railway stations and public places.

Mamata good administrator,but has lost momentum

June 29, 2012 5:02:09 pm

CPI(M) leader commended West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for steps taken by her for development of the state.

Mamata mulls move to stop malpractices in West Bengal Housing Board

June 29, 2012 11:20:19 am

"During the past two decades,big chunks of land had been handed over to the Joint Venture Companies (JVC) without tender," said Housing Minister.

Minister proposes cradle in hospitals for unwanted babies

June 29, 2012 4:41:00 am

State social welfare and women development minister Sabitri Mitra has a proposal to save unwanted babies who most often die after being dumped in garbage vats,drains and other unhygienic places.

Dropout still a big concern in rural Bengal: report

June 28, 2012 11:39:51 am

Two years after implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act,a survey has found that implementing it is still a challenge in rural West Bengal.

Mamata doubles cash dole for farmers,labourers

June 28, 2012 4:09:38 am

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has enhanced the monthly financial assistance for unwilling farmers of Singur from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 in an apparent move to retain their support.

State govt’s legal adviser missing from Singur action

June 28, 2012 4:08:21 am

The prolonged absence of the advocate general of the West Bengal government,Anindya Gopal Mitra,has added a new dimension to the controversy over the legal advice reportedly given to the governor about the Singur Bill.

HC asks govt to file affidavit in Trinamool leader murder case

June 28, 2012 4:06:31 am

The Calcutta High Court has directed the state government to file an affidavit on the petition of the widow of a Trinamool Congress leader accusing a state minister of being involved in the murder of her husband.

Footage from 16 of 102 CCTVs lost

June 28, 2012 3:54:49 am

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch have started analysing CCTV recordings retrieved from the hard disk of the server room in Mantralaya.

Pinki Pramanik’s gender test can be done in city,says SSKM super

June 27, 2012 3:42:41 am

The state has the facility to conduct the chromosomal test of Asiad gold medallist Pinki Pramanik — accused of being a male and raping her live-in partner.

Deaf-mute athlete raped in N Dinajpur,accused held

June 27, 2012 3:40:53 am

A 25-year-old deaf and mute girl was allegedly raped by an auto-rickshaw driver at Hemtabad area in North Dinajpur district,the police said.

Bailout: Mamata plans war on ‘unresponsive’ Centre

June 27, 2012 3:39:29 am

Mamata Banerjee will declare a “jihad” against the Centre’s alleged continuing apathy towards West Bengal at her July 21 Martyrs’ Day rally here,Trinamool Congress sources said.

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