Trinamool Congress MP Idris Ali likened party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Mother Teresa and Hindu Goddess Saraswati in the Lok Sabha here on Monday.
West Bengal News
Around 58,000 people have been affected in 150 villages due to inundation of flood waters in three districts of West Bengal, prompting authorities to issue a red alert in Jalpaiguri.
Author Amit Chaudhuri has claimed that his daughter as well as most of the group present in the party "did not know" Abesh Dasgupta.
A Trinamool Congress worker was on Sunday shot dead by unidentified assailants at Majjampur village under Beldanga police station in Murshidabad district, police said.
Fire brigade sources said 10 fire tenders were rushed to the spot shortly after the flames were noticed.
At least four people were killed and several others injured after a three-storey building collapsed in Dr. Zakir Hussain area of West Bengal`s Darjeeling city in the wee hours of Friday.
For the first time the BJP had won three seats in the last Assembly election in the state fighting on its own.
Lashing out at the central government for "destroying federalism and pushing the states to destruction", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday ridiculed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking credit for development carried out by her government.
Weakening the opposition, a legislator each from the Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist on Thursday joined the West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress.
Trinamol Congress supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Thursday hold her party's first major public event after retaining power in West Bengal for the second successive term.
Three members of a family, including a minor, were crushed to death on Wednesday when their house collapsed in a landslide in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling district, an official said.
Seeking to keep a tight rein on the efforts of terror groups to "pick up" youths from the city through Internet, the Kolkata Police is recruiting around 100 software and networking experts on contract for its Special Task Force.
Veteran Maoist spokesperson Gour Chakraborty, who was behind bars since his arrest in 2009, was on Tuesday acquitted by a city court here.
Social activist and writer Mahasweta Devi continued to be in a critical condition requiring partial life support, a doctor said late on Tuesday.
The survey will be done in two parts. A head count of cows will be done and it will be repeated after Bakr Eid in September to see how many cows went missing.
Participating in the 11th Inter-state council meeting here, Mamata said the state has suffered revenue loss of approximately Rs 6,500 crore.
Over 130 persons onboard an Imphal-bound Air India aircraft had a narrow escape after the pilot detected smoke.
An SUV in President Pranab Mukherjee's motorcade skidded off a hilly road and went down a 100-feet gorge.
Google Scholar co-founder Anurag Acharya and potential successor to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, Ajit Jain will be felicitated with the Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Kharagpur this month.
One of the car of President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy met with an accident on Friday in West Bengal.
While the hill town of Darjeeling recorded 9.1 mm rainfall, the Met department said adding, in Coochbehar and Jalpaiguri, the rainfall amounted to 11.4 mm and 6.7 mm respectively.
The Mother of the baby Jhuma Samanta broke down after persistent police grilling and allegedly confessed about pushing her two-month old girl.
Forward Bloc said the Left Front is not a personal property of CPI(M).
Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation member Anindya Chatterjee was arrested from the metropolis city`s satellite township Bidhannagar after a complaint that he demanded Rs 12 lakh as extortion money from an area resident", a police officer said.
A councillor of the ruling Trinamool Congress in Salt Lake area was arrested for his alleged involvement in extorting money from locals.
In a major reshuffle, altogether 45 senior officials were today transferred to various positions in West Bengal.
President Pranab Mukherjee will on Tuesday embark on his three-day visit to Darjeeling, where he will attend various functions.
Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over the present situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
The country's first professional full-time football coach Amal Dutta will be cremated on Monday with full state honours, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here as hundreds of football lovers poured in to offer their last respects.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) has released the admit cards for the Joint Entrance Examination (JENPARH) 2016.
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