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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

West Bengal Assembly Polls: Phase 4 records 78.05 per cent votes

An estimated 78.05 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly election covering 49 constituencies today, in sync with the high polling trend in the previous three...

PTI | Apr 25, 2016 12:35 PM

EC rejects WB chief secy's response to notice, asks Mamata to personally respond

Taking exception, Election Commission today rejected the response of the West Bengal Chief Secretary to its show cause notice issued to Mamata Banerjee for prima facie violating the model code, and...

PTI | Apr 19, 2016 06:58 PM

West Bengal elections: Buddhadeb to start campaigning from April 19

Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will start election campaign for the ongoing Assembly elections from April 19. “He will start election campaigning from April 19. He will...

PTI | Apr 13, 2016 03:25 PM

Assembly Elections: Voting underway in Assam, West Bengal

The second and final phase of Assam Assembly elections began at 7 AM today amid tight security to decide the fate of 525 candidates in 61 of the 126 constituencies with ruling Congress, BJP-AGP-BPF...

PTI | Apr 11, 2016 10:38 AM

Communication link failure at Kolkata airport; DGCA seeks details

Panic prevailed both off and on the ground due to a communication link failure at Kolkata airport while 85 aircraft were airborne within its airspace, after which the aviation regulator has asked for...

PTI | Apr 08, 2016 10:36 PM

West Bengal elections 2016: Mamata Banerjee files nomination paper

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today filed her nomination papers for the West Bengal Assembly elections from Bhabanipur constituency in south Kolkata.

PTI | Apr 08, 2016 07:58 PM

PM Narendra Modi accuses Mamata, Left and Congress of being 'hand in glove'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into the Congress-Left alliance in West Bengal, and accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of “being hand in glove” with the two parties and destroying the...

PTI | Apr 07, 2016 08:40 PM