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Pranab laments growing conflict, difference of opinion in society

28th Dantan Gramin Mela - 2017Dantan (WB) : President Pranab Mukherjee today lamented the “growing conflict and difference of opinion” in the society and said there was a stronger need to enhance mutual respect, remarks [...]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Mamata challenges Modi to arrest her

Mamata BanerjeeKolkata : Stung by the arrest of TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using CBI, ED and Income Tax [...]

January 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Sunday proves no different for people in need of money

New Rs 2000 notes     Kolkata : People were in for a shock on a Sunday morning as the sight of long queues in front of bank branches and ATMs across West Bengal [...]

November 13th, 2016 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Tremors in east, north-east India as power quake hits Myanmar

Earthquake in KolkataKolkata : A powerful earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale and epicentred in Myanmar today shook several parts of east and northeast India. According to National Centre for Seismology, [...]

August 24th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Haj flights in WB from Aug 10; over 8,900 pilgrims to fly

Hajj     Kolkata : Over 8,900 Haj pilgrims from West Bengal will start leaving for their journey from August 10. This year, flights for Haj pilgrims of the state will [...]

June 17th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Three new dists in Bengal soon

Business chambers felicitate Mamata BanerjeeJhargram (WB) : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said Jhargram, Kalimpong and Asansol would be soon declared new districts. The proposal has already been approved by the cabinet [...]

June 14th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Mamata Banerjee sworn in as West Bengal CM for second time

Swearing-in ceremony of Mamata BanerjeeKolkata : Mamata Banerjee was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the second consecutive time heading a 42-member ministry with the Congress- Left combine and [...]

May 27th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Mamata lashes out at opposition after sweeping W Bengal poll

Election campaign rally in West Midnapore     Kolkata : With TMC set for a second term with an enhanced majority, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said coming together of CPI(M) and Congress was [...]

May 19th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Assembly polls: Stage set for counting of votes tomorrow

EVMs at strong roomNew Delhi : Counting of votes in the high-stakes Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry will be taken up tomorrow morning and the first trends [...]

May 18th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

38 per cent cast their votes in first 4 hrs, 3 persons injured

5th phase of Wes Bengal pollsKolkata : Over 38 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in the first four hours today in the fifth and penultimate phase of the assembly polls in West [...]

April 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »