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 17.05.22

CM Jungle Mahal tour from Tuesday

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will be visiting two districts affected by LWE (Left wing extremism) from Tuesday with a sudden rise in Maoist activities being attributed to lack of coordination among ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Bangladeshi man & minor son held for infiltration

The Border Security Force (BSF) posted at the India-Bangladesh border in Cooch Behar on Sunday apprehended two Bangladeshi residents, including a minor, on charges of  illegally infiltrating into...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

New units for detection of serotype dengue

The Bengal health department will open a new unit for detection of serotype dengue at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital  in Siliguri, along with four other medical colleges, next mont...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

High tide submerges areas in North 24-Parganas

Several areas of Taki and Hansnabad towns in the Basirhat subdivision of North 24-Parganas were inundated on Sunday and Monday because of a high tide that caused the Ichhamati river to overflow the ea...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Civic volunteer ‘beats up’ bus driver

A driver in the South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) was allegedly assaulted by a civic volunteer on duty on a highway in North Dinajpur district on Monday morning. Prithwish Biswas, the ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Sensor alert to stop trains from hitting animals

Authorities of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have taken up the task to install an alert system to prevent deaths of elephants and other wild animals on the Dooars railway tracks. The tracks, which...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Green scan before airport expansion

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will conduct an environment impact assessment (EIA) of the new terminal building and ancillary infrastructure that will come up at Bagdogra airport, the second ma...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Flip-flops precede Morcha fast

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha started a “token hunger strike” in Darjeeling from Monday but the event had been preceded by confusion and last-moment changes, which became the hallmarks of Bim...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.22

Abhijit Sarkar murder: CBI summons TMC MLA

  The CBI, which is probing cases of post-poll violence, has summoned TMC MLA Paresh Pal in connection with its investigation into the murder of BJP activist Abhijit Sarkar, a senior official sa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.22

Bangla conman in ED’s custody

Bangladeshi national Prasanta Kumar Halder, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) along with five of his associates on Saturday in connection with a multi-million fraud case in the neig...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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