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881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

The electrification plans will cover all three railway zones — Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway and North East Frontier Railway.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Bengal government plans 200 modern vessels for ferry service

Bengal government plans 200 modern vessels for ferry service

  West Bengal has placed an order for 200 new modern vessels equipped with safety amenities and double engines to strengthen ferry services in the state, Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari said

Feb 07, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Ex-IPS officer Bharati Ghosh talked to BJP central leaders, says party's West Bengal unit president

Ex-IPS officer Bharati Ghosh talked to BJP central leaders, says party's West Bengal unit president

BJP's West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday said that former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh has spoken to some of the party's central leaders.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:41 PM IST
Two 'Sudarshan Chakras' to be installed at ISKCON Mayapur

Two 'Sudarshan Chakras' to be installed at ISKCON Mayapur

ISKCON Mayapur is all set to celebrate the installation of two 'Sudarshan Chakras' on the domes of the new 'Temple of Vedic Planetarium'.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
Budget 2018: Mamata Banerjee slams Union Budget, says 'it's not people friendly'

Budget 2018: Mamata Banerjee slams Union Budget, says 'it's not people friendly'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the Union Budget 2018 saying that 'it is not a people friendly budget.

Feb 01, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
Kolkata: Man kills 'social media addict' wife after she forgot to cook lunch

Kolkata: Man kills 'social media addict' wife after she forgot to cook lunch

A man in Kolkata allegedly killed his wife after she forgot to cook lunch for him. Identified as Tumpa Pal, the 36-year-old wife was a 'social media addict, alleged her husband.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:55 PM IST
In a first, Bangkok-like floating market comes up in Kolkata

In a first, Bangkok-like floating market comes up in Kolkata

A floating market has on Wednesday been opened in the City of Joy with nearly 114 boats and 228 sellers.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
No proof of Netaji’s aircraft crash, govt should stop misleading people: Trinamool

No proof of Netaji’s aircraft crash, govt should stop misleading people: Trinamool

On 121st birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a Trinamool leader said that government should stop misleading people on facts about the freedom fighter.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
West Bengal minister to build hospital for dogs in memory of wife in Kolkata

West Bengal minister to build hospital for dogs in memory of wife in Kolkata

West Bengal Education Minister Parth Chatterjee says there is no better way for him to pay tributes to his wife, who used to love dogs.

Jan 23, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Kolkata: Fire breaks out in Dum Dum's Gora Bazaar, 1 guard burnt alive

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in Dum Dum's Gora Bazaar, 1 guard burnt alive

The incident took place in a marker area called Gora Bazaar. As many as 22 fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the blaze.

Jan 22, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Banerjee demanded that January 12 and January 23 should be considered as national holidays.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
AAP MLA disqualification row: 'Political vendetta, against principles of natural justice': Didi backs Kejriwal

AAP MLA disqualification row: 'Political vendetta, against principles of natural justice': Didi backs Kejriwal

Extending her support to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over MLA disqualification row, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday termed the episode as “political vendetta”.

Jan 19, 2018, 18:16 PM IST

Protest held in 3 Kolkata hospitals against patients' deaths

Police said the family members of a two-year-old girl demonstrated at the Mukundapur unit of a private hospital following her death this morning alleging maltreatment and negligence and demanding

Jan 18, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
West Bengal Examination Results 2017: B.Com Part-I scores declared on wbresults.nic.in

West Bengal Examination Results 2017: B.Com Part-I scores declared on wbresults.nic.in

The University of Calcutta has announced the results for B.Com Part-I (Honours, General & Major) Examination, 2017. The results were declared on Wednesday afternoon at wbresults.nic.in.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
BJP calls off bike rally in Kolkata, alleges Trinamool members attacked and injured its workers

BJP calls off bike rally in Kolkata, alleges Trinamool members attacked and injured its workers

The BJYM motorbike rally named 'Pratirodh Sankalpa Abhiyan' to mark Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary was scheduled to be held from January 12-18 in the state.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee into cow politics and Brahmin conventions for vote bank: BJP

Mamata Banerjee into cow politics and Brahmin conventions for vote bank: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee of resorting to politics of appeasement for the sake of votes.

Jan 08, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
Sex racket of 'Gurmeet Ram Rahim's follower busted, accused escapes through secret tunnel

Sex racket of 'Gurmeet Ram Rahim's follower busted, accused escapes through secret tunnel

The key accused, Pramod Singhania, calls himself a follower of Baba Ram Rahim and used to run flesh trade in his guest house in Kolkata's Burrabazar area. 

Jan 06, 2018, 08:05 AM IST
Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP

Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP

Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners in the triple talaq case, has joined the BJP, the party's state unit general secretary Sayantan Basu said today.

Jan 01, 2018, 06:52 AM IST
Rose Valley case: ED searches yield Rs 40 cr-worth precious stones, gold

Rose Valley case: ED searches yield Rs 40 cr-worth precious stones, gold

"ED seizes 72 kg of 22 carat and 18 kg of 18 carat gold ornaments, diamonds and precious stones valued at Rs 40 crore," the agency said in a tweet.

Dec 28, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Rose Valley chit fund scam case: case: ED seizes precious stones, gold worth Rs 40 cr

Rose Valley chit fund scam case: case: ED seizes precious stones, gold worth Rs 40 cr

The seizures were made during searches at outlets of a jewellery firm here yesterday, the Enforcement Department said.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

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