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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

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