Mirchi grenades,Agni Varsha,rubber pellet guns and much more are part of the new arsenal.
Presidential candidate P A Sangmas 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.
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.
Mamata Banerjees Trinamool Congress will,after all,participate in the July 19 presidential election.
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.
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 partys policy makers and politics of sycophancy.
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.
Sikha Mitra,Trinamool MLA from Sealdah,today launched a vitriolic attack against her partys policy makers,saying she was pained at not being allowed to do anything for the people who elected her.
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.
CPI(M) leader commended West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for steps taken by her for development of the state.
"During the past two decades,big chunks of land had been handed over to the Joint Venture Companies (JVC) without tender," said Housing Minister.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mumbai Police Crime Branch have started analysing CCTV recordings retrieved from the hard disk of the server room in Mantralaya.
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.
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.
Mamata Banerjee will declare a jihad against the Centres alleged continuing apathy towards West Bengal at her July 21 Martyrs Day rally here,Trinamool Congress sources said.