West Bengal News

Woman gang-raped in Bengal, three arrested

 A 21-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped in her house in the presence of her three-year old son in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

Mamata joining PM in Bangladesh indicates 'national interest is above local politics': BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Bangladesh on June 6 and 7, was indicative of the fact that national interest is always above state politics.

Mamata Banerjee remembers Tenzing Norgay on his birthday

West Bengal Chief Minister on Friday remembered Tenzing Norgay, one of the first two persons to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest, on his birthday.

WBCHSE (wbchse.nic.in & wbresults.nic.in): West Bengal Class 12th Result 2015 to be announced shortly
WBCHSE (wbchse.nic.in & wbresults.nic.in): West Bengal Class 12th Result 2015 to be announced shortly

The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) will declare the West Bengal Class 12th Result 2015 shortly on wbchse.nic.in and wbresults.nic.in 

WBCHSE (wbchse.nic.in & wbresults.nic.in): West Bengal Class 12th Result to be announced today at 10:30 AM
WBCHSE (wbchse.nic.in & wbresults.nic.in): West Bengal Class 12th Result to be announced today at 10:30 AM

30 AM by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE).

Group clash in Park St area, 1 detained

Two groups clashed in the Park Street police station area of the city tonight with shots fired causing injury to one.

Chargesheet against Tapas Paul for rape and kill remark

The CID, probing the hate speeches of Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul, submitted a chargesheet in a West Bengal court on Thursday indicting him of several sections including outraging the modesty of women.

BJP monitoring Trinamool's finances: Sultan Ahmed

Former union minister and senior Trinamool Congress leader Sultah Ahmed on Thursday accused the BJP of monitoring the party's finances.

CID submits chargesheet in Tapas Paul hate speech case

 The CID has submitted a charge sheet in the case relating to Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's hate speech last year threatening CPI-M workers and their family members, a highly-placed CID official on Thursday said.

WBCHSE (wbchse.nic.in & wbresults.nic.in): West Bengal Class 12th Result to be declared on May 29
WBCHSE (wbchse.nic.in & wbresults.nic.in): West Bengal Class 12th Result to be declared on May 29

The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) will be declaring the West Bengal Class 12th Result 2015 on May 29.

Rahul Gandhi to visit West Bengal on June 6

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will pay one-day visit to West Bengal on June 6 in a bid to rejuvenate his party in the state during which he is scheduled to undertake a padayatra and address party workers.

No decision on joining TMC yet: Chatterjee

Denying to comment on ongoing speculations about his joining TMC, Congress MLA Rabindranath Chatterjee on Thursday said he will make public whenever he takes a decision on it.

Saradha scam: CBI notice to bank seeking Trinamool Congress account details
Saradha scam: CBI notice to bank seeking Trinamool Congress account details

The CBI, probing the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, has sent notice to a bank seeking account details of the Trinamool Congress maintained by it.

CBI sends notice to Allahabad Bank seeking TMC accounts details

CBI, probing the multi-crore rupees Saradha scam, has sent notice to a city-based branch of Allahabad Bank seeking details of nearly 21 accounts of Trinamool Congress maintained with it.

Row in West Bengal Assembly over anti-chit fund bill

The Opposition Left Front Thursday created ruckus in the West Bengal Assembly demanding tabling of an anti-chit fund bill in the House.

Hawkers burn Babul Supriyo's effigy, set fire to BJP office

Hawkers burnt an effigy of Union Minister Babul Supriyo and set fire to a party office here on Wednesday protesting against authorities disallowing them from plying their business at Asansol railway station.

Rain, thundershowers to provide respite to Bengal

 The regional weather Office on Wednesday said that rain and thundershowers would bring relief to the state in the next few days as the state capital reeled under sultry conditions at 36 degrees Celsius and a humidity percentage of 85.

Bengal man accidentally hit by cricket bat, dies

In a freak accident a 58-year-old man was killed after being accidentally hit by a cricket bat in West Bengal's East Midnapore district, police said on Wednesday.

West Bengal appoints first transgender college principal

In a major initiative to empower the community, the West Bengal government has appointed a transgender educationist as a college principal in the state -- a first for India.

West Bengal: Six more communities included in Backward Classes category

The West Bengal Cabinet on Tuesday decided to include six more communities in the Backward Classes category, increasing the number from 160 to 166.

Negative talk, criticism taking West Bengal backwards: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that negative talk and criticism by a section of opposition parties were taking the state backwards.

Trinamool Congress attacks Rajnath Singh over Teesta, law and order comments

Reacting sharply to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that the Teesta river water sharing deal with Bangladesh would be finalised soon, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said that his remarks made without consulting the state government were uncalled for.

Left Front flays Trinamool for 'interfering' in police work

Opposition Left Front on Tuesday criticised the ruling Trinamool Congress for allegedly not allowing the police to work independently in the state, as "witnessed" in a spate of recent incidents.

Law and order situation in Bengal should improve: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday criticised the law and order situation in West Bengal, saying it needed to improve and reports of crude bombs being made in the state was a matter of 'serious concern'.

CBI takes up cases which suits it politically: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday alleged that Central Bureau of Investigation takes up cases which "suits it politically" and does not show interest in others.

Mamata blames traffic cop for seizing licence of mayor's niece

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday blamed the traffic police constable on duty for seizing the license of the city mayor's niece unnecessarily, saying she was only a little girl.

Left members stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly

Opposition Left Front members walked out of the Assembly on Tuesday after Speaker Biman Banerjee refused to admit an adjournment motion brought by Leader of Opposition and CPI-M member Surya Kanta Mishra on attack on police in the state.

Congress, BJP, CPI(M) have come together: Mamata

Attacking the Opposition parties, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the Congress, BJP and CPI(M) have come together as rainbow partners "as a result of their frustration."