Congress MLAs on Wednesday boycotted the West Bengal Assembly session protesting "attacks on its councillors at Kharagpur by ruling Trinamool Congress workers."
West Bengal News
Bangles which are being given to the girl child who are getting registered under the 'Kanyashree' scheme is costing Rs 23.75 each to the West Bengal state government, Child Welfare inister Shashi Panja told the Assembly here on Wednesday.
West Bengal will get all the funds it requires for development of roads and national highways, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.
Three cops were injured when a mob attacked a police jeep on patrol in Mukutpur village in Hooghly district, an officer said on Wednesday.
The Border Security Force (BSF) has initiated unique measures to check rampant smuggling of cattle across the Indo-Bangla border by digging deep ditches and welding metal pipes to the border fence, an effort which has led to 90 percent decrease in the crime this year.
Blockades were put up at various places across Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts of north Bengal by CPI-M today to protest against the Land Bill.
A massive fire broke out inside the Goenka College of Commerce in Kolkata's Bowbazar area on Tuesday.
Five directors of West Bengal-based Win Realcon, nabbed by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday for illegally raising public money, will be produced before a court on Tuesday.
Probing the chit fund scam in West Bengal, the CBI on Monday arrested five directors of the state-based Win Realcon for illegally raising public money.
Two groups of Trinamool Congress workers clashed today at West Bengal's Kenda area here allegedly to get the tender of an open cast mine.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will leave here for Dhaka on June 5 and join Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will formally sign the Land Boundary Agreement along with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina the next day.
In an apparent dig at Left parties, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said some political elements call for strikes at the drop of a hat and her party Trinamool was not like that.
West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra and three MPs from the state would accompany Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her maiden visit to London in July.
The Calcutta High Court on Monda struck down as "unconstitutional" a bill passed by the West Bengal Assembly through which the Mamata Banerjee government had appointed 26 parliamentary secretaries to "aid and advise" state ministers.
The Border Security Force (BSF) apprehended 400 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and seized contraband worth over Rs.7 crore across West Bengal in May, officials said.
A city branch of a nationalised bank on Monday furnished to the CBI documents giving details of several accounts West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress maintains with it.
West Bengal Agriculture Marketing Minister Arup Roy on Monday denied any reports of suicide by potato farmers in the state.
Opposition Congress staged a walkout in West Bengal Assembly on Monday demanding a statement from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on threats received by party councillors in Kharagpur town.
A trial run of the Kolkata-Agartala direct bus service via Dhaka began on Monday.
The official website of North Bengal Agriculture University in Cooch Behar of West Bengal was hacked on Sunday by a group calling itself the United Islamic Cyber Force, a varsity official said.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that she is "confident" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will travel to Bangladesh along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week and not do a redux of the 2011 trip with then prime minister Manmohan Singh.
Threatened and harassed for testifying against her rapist, a 22-year-old woman in West Bengal`s North Dinajpur district hanged herself to death, police said on Sunday.
West Bengal, reeling under hot and humid conditions, was set to get some relief with the weather office on Sunday forecasting rain and thunderstorms in the next 24 hours.
A woman was allegedly gang-raped by two employees of a hospital here, police said on Sunday. Both atatckers were arrested.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A CISF jawan deployed at a thermal power station here on Saturday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service weapon.
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.
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