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National-level woman volleyball player hacked to death allegedly by stalker in Kolkata

A national level woman volleyball player, Sangita Aich, was hacked to death in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district during a practice session on Friday evening, reports said. The 16-year-old was...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 26, 2016 10:46 AM

8 TMC workers killed, law and orer is now under EC: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today targeted the Election Commission, saying law and order is now under the poll panel and eight party workers had been...

PTI | Mar 25, 2016 07:37 PM

EC orders removal of posters, banners lauding Mamata govt

The Election Commission tonight ordered “immediate removal” of all hoardings and banners across West Bengal depicting the achievements of the Mamata Banerjee government and asked officials to...

PTI | Mar 14, 2016 11:34 PM

Water crisis shuts most of Farraka power plant in Kolkata

Water crisis at the 2,100 MW NTPC thermal power plant at Farraka has forced the state-run power generator to curtail generation to just 500 MW.

PTI | Mar 12, 2016 08:17 PM

ATFI writes to Mamata against hosting India-Pakistan match

The Anti-Terrorist Front of India (ATFI), which has been opposing playing of Pakistan cricket team in India, has threatened to dig up the pitch of Eden Gardens which is slated to host a India-Pakistan...

PTI | Mar 12, 2016 01:49 PM

Mamata Banerjee slams Congress-left 'Rainbow Coalition' in West Bengal

Upping the ante against Congress and the Left, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed both the parties have formed a “rainbow coalition” for the upcoming Assembly election in the...

PTI | Mar 10, 2016 07:49 PM

Soon houseboats in Kolkata, Sundarbans and creeks of Digha

Taking a cue from Kerala, West Bengal is now focusing on developing coastal and river tourism circuit by introducing houseboats in Kolkata, Sundarbans and creeks near Digha.

PTI | Mar 10, 2016 02:47 PM

West Bengal elections 2016: Netaji's nephew is BJP's candidate against 'the valiant' Mamata Banerjee

Ahead of the West Bengal polls, the Bhartiya Janata Party on Wednesday fielded Netaji's grand-nephew Chandra Kumar Bose against the CM candidate. He will be contesting against Mamata Banerjee for West...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 10, 2016 09:21 AM

Selling garbage in Kharagpur is now as easy as ordering pizza, thanks to IIT students

Selling recyclable garbage in Kharagpur town is now as easy as ordering a pizza over phone, thanks to a social entrepreneurial initiative of a group of IITians.

PTI | Mar 08, 2016 07:50 PM

EPF rollback, a victory for common people: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said that EPF rollback was a “victory for the common people”.

PTI | Mar 08, 2016 03:56 PM

West Bengal: Three persons killed in crude bomb explosion

Three persons were killed while three others were injured when a crude bomb exploded at Bindarpur village in Murshidabad district today.

PTI | Mar 08, 2016 11:32 AM

Girl jumps from second floor to escape rapists in West Bengal; 3 accused arrested

A 20-year-old girl jumped from the second floor of a building in West Bengal’s Howrah on Sunday to escape rape, reports said on Monday. Her friend and two of his friends have been arrested for...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 07, 2016 10:26 AM

Bomb scare at Kolkata Airport; search on

A fax call which threatened to blow away Kolkata Airport today created ruckus at Kolkata Airport. Following the report, the deployed CISF personnel came into activity and started a search operation....

News Nation Bureau | Mar 06, 2016 12:40 PM

The girl who hasn’t missed a single day at school for 14 years!

For how many days can you attended your classes by not giving them a miss? A month? ..A session? May be a year? But what if we tell you that there is a girl who has not missed a single class since 14...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 05, 2016 08:41 PM

TMC to go it alone in Assembly polls, Mamata announces candidates

Trinamool Congress will go it alone in next month’s Assembly election in West Bengal, its supremo Mamata Banerjee today said and declared the list of TMC candidates soon after Election Commission...

PTI | Mar 04, 2016 06:13 PM