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TMC raises the issue of price rise in all-party meet

Stating that the party is committed to smooth functioning of the monsoon session of Parliament, Trinamool Congress today said it wanted the issues of price rise and FDI, among others, to be discussed...

PTI | Jul 17, 2016 03:22 PM

Islamic State, JMB target West Bengal youths for expansion

Unemployed youths preferably from Muslim community are being roped in by handlers of terror groups like ISIS and JMB to expand their networks in border districts of West Bengal.

PTI | Jul 11, 2016 01:17 PM

Wild elephants killed 108 people in West Bengal in 2015-16, says Forest Department

With 108 people killed by wild elephants in the state in 2015-16, the West Bengal Forest Department has chalked out a two-pronged approach to deal with the man-elephant conflict in the state which has...

PTI | Jul 08, 2016 05:42 PM

Aadhar Housing Finance expects over 70 pc growth in Bengal

Aadhar Housing Finance is expecting over 70 per cent surge in home loan disbursements this year in West Bengal following implementation of the Housing for All by 2022 and Smart City projects. The...

PTI | Jun 23, 2016 03:14 PM

West Bengal govt to provide subsidised Ramzan food packets

Trinamool Congress-led government in Bengal is planning to provide special ‘Roza’ food packets at a subsidised rate from ration shops across the state during the fasting month of Ramzan.

PTI | Jun 02, 2016 08:08 PM

Biman Banerjee elected West Bengal Assembly speaker for second term

Biman Banerjee was unanimously elected speaker of West Bengal state Assembly for the second term today. Banerjee’s name was proposed by deputy leader of the legislative party Partha Chatterjee and...

PTI | May 31, 2016 08:04 PM

Nine injured in blast in Trinamool victory rally

Nine persons, including six children, were injured when unidentified persons hurled a bomb at a victory rally of Trinamool Congress at Kipalpur in North 24 Parganas district today.

PTI | May 28, 2016 03:54 PM

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal for second consecutive term

Mamata Banerjee was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the second consecutive time, heading a 42-member ministry. 61-year-old Banerjee was administered oath of office and secrecy...

PTI | May 27, 2016 03:23 PM

Sharp fall in production of bread in West Bengal after CSE report

Bakeries in West Bengal have reported a sharp fall in production in the wake of a report that claimed presence of cancer-causing chemicals in bread samples of virtually all top brands in Delhi...

PTI | May 26, 2016 06:53 PM

Congress to boycott oath-taking ceremony of TMC government

The Congress, which emerged as the number two party in West Bengal in the just-concluded Assembly election, today said it would boycott the swearing-in of the new Mamata Banerjee-led government on May...

PTI | May 24, 2016 08:11 PM

Mamata elected TMC legislature party leader, stakes claim to form govt

Mamata Banerjee was today unanimously elected as the leader of the Trinamool Congress legislature party at its meeting here. TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee, who was re-elected from Behala...

PTI | May 20, 2016 07:06 PM

WBBSE class 10th Result 2016: West Bengal board declared its SSC results

The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education had declared its 10th results 2016 today. The WBBSE X result 2016 was declared online by the board on the official website www.westbengaleducation.net,...

News Nation Bureau | May 10, 2016 01:34 PM

Gold bars recovered from woman passenger at Kolkata airport

Gold bars weighing 2.1 kg were seized from a woman passenger after she arrived at the NSC Bose international airport here from Bangkok today.

PTI | May 07, 2016 04:03 PM

Mamata Banerjee congratulates ICSE and ISC examinees

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated the ICSE and ISC examinees following the declaration of their result. “Heartiest congratulations to ICSE and ISC examination candidates...

PTI | May 06, 2016 07:01 PM

Political heavyweights in 5th phase of West Bengal polls tomorrow

A number of political heavyweights, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her party candidates who were purportedly seen in the Narada sting operation footage, are in the fray for the crucial...

PTI | Apr 29, 2016 03:44 PM