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West Bengal: CM Mamata denies riot in Dhulagarh, accuses social media of spreading 'wrong information'

Mamata's remarks came even as a senior government official had said on Thursday that strict actions were taken against those involved in the Dhulagarh violence and the process of giving compensation...

PTI | Dec 30, 2016 05:13 PM

Trinamool-leaning intellectuals doubt demonetisation impact on black money

A section of intellectuals on Thursday doubted the impact of demonetisation on black money and likened the situation post the sudden move to Emergency-era as it has caused immense hardship to the...

PTI | Dec 29, 2016 07:31 PM

Mamata Banerjee alleges Modi govt of resorting to 'politics of vendetta'

TMC parliamentary party leader in Lok Sabha Sudip Bandopadhyay and party MP Tapas Pal have been asked to appear at the CBI office on December 30.

PTI | Dec 28, 2016 07:02 PM

IIT Kharagpur: Director, dean of students and Registrar gheraoed by students over fee hike

The IIT Kharagpur director, registrar and other officials of the institute were gheraoed overnight in their offices by a group of students protesting against 20 per cent hike in hostel fee.

PTI | Dec 21, 2016 02:53 PM

25 people injured in communal clashes in Dhulagarh, Kolkata

More than 25 people have been injured in clashes between two communities over a religious procession in Howrah's Dhulagarh

News Nation Bureau | Dec 21, 2016 08:45 AM

Driverless train to be reality in Kolkata soon

Driverless Metro trains may soon be a reality in Kolkata, said Yatish Kumar who is Director, Research Design and Standards Organisations of Indian Railways.

PTI | Dec 17, 2016 07:22 PM

Kolkata: Two dead, more than 12 shanties gutted in fire after a cylinder blast

After a cylinder blast in Kolkata's Patipukur, has killed two and more than 12 shanties gutted in fire that broke out in early morning hours.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 17, 2016 12:27 PM

West Bengal: BJP worker lodges complaint against Mamata Banerjee

Police said that BJP worker Manav Sharma wanted to lodge the complaint at Jorasanko thana in central Kolkata but later emailed it to the city police commissioner following advice of police officials.

PTI | Dec 14, 2016 10:52 AM

Tea, jute industry hit hard by demonetisation, salaries delayed: West Bengal govt

West Bengal labour ministry Maloy Ghatak said salaries in 28-odd tea gardens in West Bengal have been delayed due to the demonetisation exercise.

PTI | Dec 13, 2016 05:06 PM

BJP accuses West Bengal govt of non-participation in Centre's programme

“They (Bengal government) behave as constitutional experts, while giving lectures on federal structure. But when it comes to preaching what they say, they are the first to back out,” BJP National...

PTI | Dec 08, 2016 07:43 PM

West Bengal: BJP leader arrested with Rs 33 lakh in new currency notes

Police has arrested BJP leader Manish Sharma in West Bengal’s Kolkata with Rs 33 lakh cash. He was arrested from Ranigunj in Burdwan district with 33 lakh rupees in new 2000 denomination currency...

News Nation Bureau | Dec 06, 2016 10:55 PM

Government employee dies standing in queue in front of ATM in Hooghly

The employee, Kallol Roychoudhury (56), was returning to his Behala home in South Kolkata from Cooch Behar in North Bengal where he was posted.

PTI | Dec 03, 2016 06:07 PM

Letter war intensifies in WB, Mamata Banerjee demands proof of state’s invite to army

Hitting back at BJP for its claim that army presence at toll plazas in West Bengal was routine exercise conducted in full knowledge of local authorities, TMC leader Derek O’Brien on Friday asked the...

PTI | Dec 03, 2016 09:45 AM

West Bengal 'coup': Army's letters to state govt agencies indicate that they were informed in advance; WB Police issues reply

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday termed TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's demands to remove army from checkpoints in the state as attempts of diversion from the main issue at hand....

News Nation Bureau | Dec 02, 2016 03:25 PM

Army at Toll Plazas: Cautious Mamata Banerjee spends night in office, calls it 'military coup'

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday spent the night at her office to demand removal of army deployment at toll plazas in West Bengal terming such deployments a 'military coup'. She is scheduled...

PTI | Dec 02, 2016 08:23 AM