West Bengal News

Madan Tamang murder case: Gurung pleads innocence, says has faith in judiciary

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) President Bimal Gurung on Saturday said he and several others named in the CBI charge sheet in connection with the murder of All India Gorkha League leader Madan Tamang were innocent.

West Bengal to develop 32 organic villages

 To boost organic farming in West Bengal, the state government will soon start work on developing 32 organic villages, Agriculture Minister Purnendu Bose said here on Saturday.

TMC to hit streets against communal politics of BJP

In an apparent bid to counter Opposition allegations of a tacit understanding with the BJP, the Trinamool Congress has decided to hit the streets from June 20 to highlight the communal politics of the Bharatiya Janata Party government.

Congress high command to decide on Mukul Roy issue: Adhir Chowdhury

Refusing to comment on the speculation over TMC leader Mukul Roy's joining the Congress, party's state unit President Adhir Chowdhury on Thursday said the high command would take a decision on the matter at an appropriate time.

CISF jawan shoots himself dead

A CISF jawan deployed at a thermal power station here on Saturday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service weapon.

Madan Tamang murder case: CBI indicts Bimal Gurung, GJM leaders

CBI on Friday filed a charge sheet against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) president Bimal Gurung, his wife Asha, party MLA Harkabahadur Chettri and several others levelling charges of murder and criminal conspiracy for the killing of All India Gorkha League leader Madan Tamang.

Mamata Banerjee for improved ties with Pakistan, Bangladesh

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday called for improving ties with Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Darjeeling celebrates Tenzing Norgay's 101st birthday

The 101st birthday of Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary reached the summit of the Mount Everest first in the world, was celebrated here on Friday.

Bhutanese Prime Minister invites Mamata

 Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to visit his country, according to Consul-General of Bhutan in Kolkata Dashi Karma Tsering Namgyal.

Congress lawmaker joins Trinamool in Bengal

 Veteran Congress leader and sitting legislator Rabindranath Chattopadhyay joined the West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday.

Record 19 students bag first 10 positions in WBHS examination

 A boarding school run by monks where students have no access to mobile phones and TV sets has created a record of sorts in the West Bengal Higher Secondary examinations with 19 students coming in the top 10 list.

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.