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CPI-M to contest by-polls in Kolkata: Biman Bose

CPI-M to contest by-polls in Kolkata: Biman Bose

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:10

CPI-M`s Mrinal Chakraborty and Faiz Ahmed Khan will contest the Sep 13 assembly by-election from Basirhat South and Chowringhee here respectively, the party said Thursday.

Left Front announces two candidates for bypolls

Left Front announces two candidates for bypolls

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:13

The Opposition Left Front Thursday announced the name of the candidates for up-coming bypolls in the two Assembly constituencies in the state.

Trinamool leader calls for burning `real` human effigies!

Trinamool leader calls for burning `real` human effigies!

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:26

Even as the controversy surrounding Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal`s rape and kill remarks is yet to subside, a party legislator has now talked about burning "real human effigies".

Several pacts signed at Mamata`s Singapore visit

Several pacts signed at Mamata`s Singapore visit

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:59

Three major agreements were signed on Wednesday during West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s five-day visit to Singapore aimed at attracting investments for the state.

Saradha scam: CBI arrests East Bengal club official

Saradha scam: CBI arrests East Bengal club official

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:17

CBI on Wednesday arrested an official of East Bengal football club Debabrata Sarkar in connection with Saradha chit fund scam in which deposits of thousands of investors were allegedly swindled by ponzi companies.

Amit Shah to campaign for assembly by-polls in Kolkata

Amit Shah to campaign for assembly by-polls in Kolkata

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 01:01

BJP chief Amit Shah will campaign here in the run up to the Sept 13 by-polls for two assembly seats in West Bengal, party state chief Rahul Sinha said Tuesday.

TMC MP Tapas Pal admitted to hospital following a brain stroke

TMC MP Tapas Pal admitted to hospital following a brain stroke

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 00:38

Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was on Tuesday night admitted in a super speciality hospital here after suffering a brain stroke, reports said.

XLRI sticks to pen and paper entrance exam

XLRI sticks to pen and paper entrance exam

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:58

Bucking the trend of conducting B-school entrance exams on computers, the XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, has decided to stick to the old pen and paper format for its XAT exam.

Fire scare in National Library in Kolkata

Fire scare in National Library in Kolkata

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:49

A minor fire on Tuesday broke out at the National Library, the largest in the country, but no damage was reported, officials said.

Bengal DGP summoned by Calcutta High Court in Parui case

Bengal DGP summoned by Calcutta High Court in Parui case

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:20

The Calcutta High Court today summoned the West Bengal Director General of Police on September 4 to explain why chargesheet was filed in the Parui murder case, in which an independent panchayat member was murdered and a district Trinamool Congress leader was an accused, in apparent haste.