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WB govt talks tough, threatens action against agitating cabbies

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 19:56

People were hugely inconvenienced with over 30,000 taxis remaining off the roads for the second consecutive day on Tuesday over their demand for releasing 22 arrested taxi drivers, who were granted bail by a city court in the afternoon.

West Bengal govt threatens stern action against agitating taxi drivers

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 14:44

Accusing the opposition of creating anarchy using taxis as a weapon, West Bengal government on Tuesday warned of stern action against errant drivers who force others from plying their vehicles creating great inconvenience for the people.

Fire at car showroom in Kolkata

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 14:38

A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon in a car showroom in Kolkata`s Alipore area, an official said.

30,000 taxis went off Kolkata roads on `wild-cat strike`

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 21:16

People had a harrowing time reaching their destinations on Monday as more than 30,000 taxis in the city went off the roads on a `wild-cat strike` by drivers.

10 injured in TMC-BJP clash, 7 houses set afire

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 17:11

West Bengal, At least 10 persons were injured and seven houses were set on fire after a clash broke out between workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP at a village here on Monday, police said.

Shed of Howrah station falls down

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 15:55

The shed on platform 14 of Howrah station came off on Monday after Kalka Mail was waiting after the passengers had got down, the police said.

Lady constable attacked by husband in WB

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:38

A lady constable suffered serious injuries when she was attacked by her husband at Memari in Burdwan district on Monday night, police said.

BJP slams Mamata govt for its potato policy

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 22:13

The BJP flayed the policy of the TMC saying it would in turn trigger rise in prices of vegetables, fish and other essential items even as the clampdown on potato laden trucks for other states continued in city and elsewhere.

Mamata hails contribution of policemen

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 00:24

Hailing the contribution of policemen, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said police officials sacrifice their personal and family lives for the safety and betterment of the city and society.

Mamata Banerjee ties Rakhi to Bengal Governor

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 22:39

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday went to the Raj Bhavan to tie a Rakhi on Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi`s wrist on the eve of Rakhi purnima.