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Mamata critic professor alleges police harassment

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 21:28

Economist Debashis Sarkar, a known critic of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s regime, Thursday alleged police harassment after officials came to his house claiming his car was involved in a crime.

Mamata wants peace to prevail for unhindered hills development

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 20:19

On a visit to Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday in an apparent message to Gorkha Janamukti Morcha said that it should allow unhindered development of the hills by maintaining peace.

West Bengal to sign MoUs with other states to combat trafficking

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 16:27

To facilitate rescue of trafficked victims, the West Bengal government is trying to sign MoUs with other states.

Man assaulted in Bengal for protesting against hooch dens

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:33

Barely a fortnight after a youth was killed and his body thrown on the railway track for protesting against illegal hooch dens at Bamangachhi in North 24 Parganas, another person was allegedly beaten up in the area for protesting against consumption of hooch in the open.

Man assaulted for protesting against hooch dens in WB

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:06

Barely a fortnight after a youth was killed and his body thrown on the railway track for protesting against illegal hooch dens at Bamangachhi in North 24 Parganas, another person was allegedly beaten up in the area for protesting against consumption of hooch in the open.

Wives of Bengal labourers abducted in Iraq meet BJP leaders

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 22:03

Wives of two West Bengal labourers, who have been reportedly adducted in conflict- ridden Iraq`s Mosul district, today met senior BJP leaders and requested them to forward their cases to the Centre.

WB govt seeks financial package for tea workers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 18:31

Amid the hue and cry by opposition over the plight of workers in closed tea gardens and reports of starvation deaths in north Bengal, West Bengal government has sought a financial package for them from the Centre.

Youth assaulted in Bengal by goons

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 13:05

Days after the horrific killing of a college student by goons, yet another youth has been allegedly assaulted in West Bengal for standing up against anti-social elements, police said Wednesday.

IPS officer Gyanwant gets promotion after clean chit in Rizwanur case

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:37

IPS officer Gyanwant Singh, who`s promotion was stalled following his alleged involvement in Rizwanur Rahaman`s mysterious death in 2007, was promoted as DIG Murshidabad Range in West Bengal.

So long Mamata is CM, offenders will go unpunished: CPI-M

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 18:35

The CPI-M Tuesday hit out at Mamata Banerjee saying as long as she was the chief minister of West Bengal, people accused of crime in her Trinamool Congress will remain untouched.