West Bengal

SSC: CBI to grill Partha

The Calcutta High Court has directed Bengal higher education minister Partha Chatterjee to appear before CBI b...

HC upholds CBI probe

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday upheld orders of a single bench that directed CBI to ...

Bengal: Midday meal diktat

  The West Bengal government has asked the state-run schools to distribute midday meal supplies among pa...

Gurung's no to GTA polls

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s Bimal Gurung seems to have shot himself in the foot by declaring that his party...

Jute farmers protest BSF curbs

Residents of a village in Cooch Behar close to the India-Bangladesh border blocked a road in front of the loca...

Mamata calls for stopgap wage plan

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asked the departments that execute development projects in the state — collec...

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

Suvendu ‘clout’ in BJP chief’s fiat

Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar on Monday stalled appointments of four mandal presidents at Haldia and Moyna in East Midnapore, shortly after their names were announced. The unexpected diktat promp...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

Mamata calls for stopgap wage plan

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asked the departments that execute development projects in the state — collectively called works departments — to set up a “crisis management fund” a...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

No intention to kill Anis: Govt

Advocate general S.N. Mukherjee told Calcutta High Court on Tuesday that Anis Khan had fallen to his death from the terrace of his house when police had raided the Leftist student leader’s resid...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Bowbazar: Building demolition begins

Demolition of one of the buildings that developed cracks during tunneling work of the East West Metro corridor at Bowbazar is underway, a senior official said on Tuesday. "Demolition work of bui...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.05.22

Abhishek to be quizzed

The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the Delhi High Court order, which had dismissed the pleas filed by TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira Banerjee seeking quashing of summons issued to them in ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Kareena’s ‘best meal ever’ in hills

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has made Neena Pradhan of Kalimpong an instant social media celebrity. Neena’s Kitchen, a simple specialty inn and kitchen in the hill town, is now known to over 9 m...
By Binita Paul in Kalimpong

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Warning on extortion

The Trinamul Congress on Monday warned its trade union against extorting money from factories at Haldia in East Midnapore in the name of a public meeting which will be addressed by the party’s g...
By Angshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Bengal BJP in a fix over central task

The weight of central assignments is proving tough to execute for the BJP’s state unit as party leaders in Bengal continue to struggle to get the organisation up and working in the wake of elect...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

More banks needed for rural Bengal: Council

The standing committee of the Eastern Zonal Council, a committee under the Union home ministry that met recently to discuss issues of eastern states, has requested the Centre to direct nationalised ba...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

TMC MLA gets CBI summons

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Trinamul MLA from Beleghata Paresh Pal for a round of questioning on Wednesday in connection with its ongoing probe into the alleged murder of BJ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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