Ahead of its second anniversary two days later, the Trinamool Congress government today announced three important policy decisions, including the much-awaited industrial investment and incentive polic......read more
A Bidhannagar court today remanded Sudipta Sen and Arvind Singh Chouhan —- accused in the Saradha chit fund scam —- in judicial custody till May 31 as police did not seek further remand.
Debjani Mukhe......read more
West Bengal Minister Humayan Kabir, who was continuing in the Mamata Banerjee government even after being defeated in a byelection, resigned from the state Cabinet today.
“Didi (Mamata) has asked me t......read more
THE state election commission has asked the state government to “reconsider” the clubbing of districts for the three-phase panchayat elections. Sources said the commission has sent a letter to the gov......read more
The body of 10-year-old Biplab Joardar, alias Bapi — who died yesterday from injuries he allegedly received after being beaten up by his teacher — was handed over to his family members this morning. ......read more
TEACHER of a primary school has been held for allegedly molesting a Class IV girl and encouraging students to smoke. The incident happened at Lalbagh in Murshidabad. The 28-year-old teacher has been a......read more
A RAPE accused has been sentenced to life imprisonment in what is perhaps one of the fastest judgments delivered by the district and sessions court of Malda in West Bengal.
The complaint in the case w......read more
WHEN Ajit Chandila, one of the cricketers arrested for IPL spot fixing, came to Kolkata in 2006 to to play in the Cricket Association of Bengal second division league, he was just an unassuming 22-yea......read more
THE Left parties Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee and sought a court-monitored CBI probe and coordinated action by SEBI, SFIO and the CBI. The Left claimed tha......read more
IN the ongoing war of words between the CPM and the ruling Trinamool Congress over the chit fund scam, leaders from both the sides of the fence were found using the occasion of Nobel laureate Rabindra......read more
A STUDENT of Class V in Purulia, who was allegedly beaten by his teacher for not being able to reply, died on Thursday.
The 12-year-old, who was a student of Banga Manna High School of Bandwan in Pur......read more
Three girls drown in pond
KOLKATA:Three girls drowned in a pond at Leningarh in Chandpur in North 24-Parganas on Thursday while taking bath. Ria Kar (9), Sneha Ray (10) and Priya Ghosh (9), who were ......read more
THE Indo-Bangla enclave exchange coordination committee will move court over non-implementation of the enclave exchange protocol signed between India and Bangladesh.
The protocol was signed between P......read more
Banglar Bhumi, a portal on land records of West Bengal, is ready to provide all land related information to people, particularly entrepreneurs, sources in the Land and Land Reforms department said.