With CPI(M)-led Left Front in West Bengal on Thursday formally agreeing to discuss the issue of alliance with Congress in the coming assembly election if it is approached, the Congress said procedural methods should not be a constraint in the bigger interest of the people.
West Bengal News
West Bengal`s Left Front on Thursday gave the stamp of approval on holding alliance talks with the Congress, but put the ball on the Congress court, saying it has to approach the combine first with the proposal.
The exam date will be notified by the West Bengal School Service Commission in due course.
The body of a student who was reported missing a couple of days ago was on Thursday fished out from a pond in West Bengal`s East Midnapore district, police said.
Kolkata Police is planning to file charge sheet by mid-March in the Red Road hit-and-run case in which an Air Force official was killed by a speeding car during Republic Day parade rehearsal.
At least 11 people were killed and four injured on Wednesday in two different accidents in West Bengal, police said.
The HRD Ministry has again sent the file recommending dismissal of Visva Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta to President Pranab Mukherjee after the Law Ministry and Attorney General backed its view in the matter.
A wild elephant went berserk, damaging several houses and buildings in West Bengal's Siliguri town, on Wednesday.
The teacher of the school- Hanif Sheikh- and son of the school's owner- Liton Sheikh- allegedly beat the student so badly that he became unconscious.
Six persons were arrested at Jamalpur in Burdwan district on Monday for travelling in a SUV which had a Defence Ministry sticker pasted on its wind shields though the occupants could not produce any supporting documents.
Kolkata in a never seen before avatar!
In what appears to be an act of honour killing, a man in West Bengal's Nadia district allegedly shot dead a teenager for being in a relationship with his daughter, police said on Sunday.
A man in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri has landed up behind bars after his rant against a local political leader on Facebook went viral.
One of the students of class 5 at the English-medium school in Salt Lake wrote about the behaviour of his father in the essay on "My Family".
A total 16 witnesses comprising four officers of the Air Force, two traffic constables, a traffic sergeant and a few civic police personnel were present.
A West Bengal court on Thursday awarded the death sentence to 11 people charged with murdering a 38-year-old housewife.
A girl has been allegedly molested by a person onboard the Doon Express on Wednesday.
Two persons have been killed by elephants in separate places of Bankura district since last night, forest officials said.
Fonseca had also "confessed" that he had planned to get rid of his wife and had purchased 20 pound dumbbells for the purpose, the officer informed.
Kolkata Police has rejected a request from the Indian Air Force for a joint probe into the sensational hit-and-run case in which an IAF officer was killed, but has requested that the airmen depute one officer to coordinate with the police force.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during a meeting with partymen from West Bengal on Monday conceded that it was "not a wise decision" to contest so few seats in the 2011 assembly elections in alliance with Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress.
A Trinamool Congress leader, who was arrested for trying to board a Chennai-bound flight at the airport here with an unlicensed revolver and three rounds of cartridges, was on Monday sent to a day's police custody by a court.
The majority of the members of a team from the West Bengal Congress on Monday expressed their willingness for an alliance with the Left Front for the upcoming assembly polls, after meeting party vice president Rahul Gandhi.
Naren Chakraborty, a member of the Durgapur Zilla Parishad and Pandabeshwar Block Trinamool Congress president, had boarded a chopper from Andal airport
Three persons, convicted in the brutal Kamduni gangrape and murder of a 21-year-old college student over two years back, were today sentenced to death by a city court while three others got life imprisonment.
A Kolkata court on Saturday pronounce quantum of punishment to six convicts in 2013 2013 Kamdhuni gang-rape case. Three of the accused were sentenced to death whereas remaining three were awarded life imprisonment.
A Kolkata court is likely to pronounce quantum of punishment to six convicts in Kamduni gang-rape and murder case today.
Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who defied prohibitory orders and attempts by police to stop him from meeting the family of a dead girl at Jamuria, on Thursday said he went there as a minister and not for political reasons.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged that certain political parties were trying to portray the violence in Malda district as communal and termed the incident as a "criminal" one.
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