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Vibgyor Group director arrested in Kolkata

Ghatak, against whom several cases were pending, was absconding since last year. He was picked up from a hide-out in the Moulali area day before yesterday, the police said.

PTI | Mar 03, 2016 08:10 PM

State-level monitoring led to lowest inflation rate: Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said West Bengal achieved the lowest inflation rate in the country due to continuous state-level monitoring of prices of essential commodities.

PTI | Mar 02, 2016 07:57 PM

Tie-up yet to be sealed, Congress, CPI(M) holding joint protest

Even as the Congress and the CPI-M are yet to formally announce a tie-up for the Assembly poll in West Bengal, the state-level leadership of the two parties seemed to have entered into an alliance...

PTI | Mar 02, 2016 03:10 PM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes Nitish Kumar on 65th birthday

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today greeted her Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar on his 65th birthday.

PTI | Mar 01, 2016 06:57 PM

General Budget is hopeless: Trinamool

Dubbing the General Budget as “hopeless”, Trinamool Congress today said it does not offer any solution to the economic problems and particularly hurts the middle class by making the unprecedented...

PTI | Feb 29, 2016 08:58 PM

Bomb hoax at Thai consulate in Kolkata

The Thai consulate here received a hoax e-mail and a telephone call this morning about presence of a bomb on its premises, triggering panic among the staff.

PTI | Feb 29, 2016 02:44 PM

6 die as truck ploughs into bystanders

At least six persons were killed and seven injured, some of them critically, as a truck ploughed into bystanders on Basanti Highway in South 24 Parganas district late tonight.

PTI | Feb 28, 2016 02:36 PM

TMC will do better in this election compared to 2011: Mamata

Accusing the Congress of being hand in glove with the CPI (M), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her party would perform much better in the next Assembly election in the state.

PTI | Feb 27, 2016 10:04 PM

Madan Mitra's bail plea rejected

A court today rejected the bail application of Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, an accused in the Saradha chit fund scam.

PTI | Feb 27, 2016 02:47 PM

NIA detains ISIS suspect in West Bengal

National Investigation Agency (NIA) today detained a suspected ISIS activist in Burdwan district in West Bengal, an NIA source said here today.

PTI | Feb 26, 2016 11:33 PM

Trinamool Congress leader shot dead

A local leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress was shot dead in Baguihati area near here this morning, police said.

PTI | Feb 25, 2016 07:38 PM

Some understanding between Cong and Left in WB: CPI

Veteran CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta said there appeared to be some understanding betwen Congress and Left parties in West Bengal for the coming Assembly polls.

PTI | Feb 25, 2016 10:40 AM

Judicial custody of Madan Mitra extended to March 9

A city court today extended the judicial custody of Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, an accused in the Saradha chit fund scam, by 14 days till March 9.

PTI | Feb 24, 2016 08:20 PM

Bengali film on people hanging around traffic signals

After Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Traffic Signal’ which took a peek into the lives of people hanging around at traffic intersections, now a Bengali film seeks to explore the lives of male transgenders...

PTI | Feb 24, 2016 02:48 PM

IAS Nandini Chakraborty transferred ahead of polls in Bengal

Chakraborty has been asked to join the new post immediately, while the state’s Tourism Secretary A R Bardhan has been given additional charge as Commissioner in the Presidency Division, state...

PTI | Feb 23, 2016 02:23 PM