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Mamata ​Banerjee wants West Bengal to be called ‘Bangla’: Report

Mamata ​Banerjee wants West Bengal to be called ‘Bangla’: Report

Mamata Banerjee wants WB to be renamed as either Bengal or Bangla.

School teacher abducted in Kolkata

A 52-year-old teacher was today allegedly abducted in front of the school in the southern part of the city.

Almost a year after infamous 'psycho skeleton case', woman found living with father's corpse in Kolkata

Almost a year after infamous 'psycho skeleton case', woman found living with father's corpse in Kolkata

A tribal woman has been found living with the decomposed body of her father in Burdwan district of West Bengal, police said on Sunday.

BJP top brass in huddle ahead of assembly polls results

BJP top brass in huddle ahead of assembly polls results

 With the results for Assam, Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry assembly elections all set to come out on Thursday, a high-level meeting at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s official residence here on Wednesday to cognisance of various issues.

Voting for 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly poll ends: As it happened

Kolkata: Voting in 53 constituencies for the fifth phase of gigantic West Bengal Assembly Election is underway on Saturday.

14 balls, six wickets, no runs: INCREDIBLE! Bengal all-rounder delivers magical spell in club match

14 balls, six wickets, no runs: INCREDIBLE! Bengal all-rounder delivers magical spell in club match

Chatterjee picked up three wickets in his first over and went on to grab another three with his next eight balls.

Mamata Banerjee hits out at Amit Shah for 'bombs in Bengal' remark

Mamata Banerjee hits out at Amit Shah for 'bombs in Bengal' remark

Reacting sharply to BJP chief Amit Shah's comment that the sound of Rabindra Sangeet was getting drowned out by bomb blasts in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said there will be no "bigger enemy" than her for anybody who insulted the state.

Blow to BJP ahead of West Bengal polls: Party's minority chief quits, says no seat allotted to Muslims

Blow to BJP ahead of West Bengal polls: Party's minority chief quits, says no seat allotted to Muslims

As the political parties are preparing ground to contest the upcoming gigantic elections in West Bengal, the BJP suffers a major blow as the party's minority wing president Shakeel Ansari has resigned, stating the party has not fielded any Muslim candidate in the 52 seats which it has announced.

Bengal Elections 2016: IB predicts massive victory for Mamata Banerjee's TMC?

Bengal Elections 2016: IB predicts massive victory for Mamata Banerjee's TMC?

Even as political parties are preparing a ground to fight election for West Bengal Assembly to be held in April-May, Intelligence Bureau's preliminary report to Union Home Ministry has already predicted Trinamool Congress victorious.

ICC World Twenty20: Spinner Pragyan Ojha opts out of Bengal's warm-up match against Pakistan

ICC World Twenty20: Spinner Pragyan Ojha opts out of Bengal's warm-up match against Pakistan

The game will be of big importance for Bengal given the size of experience and the opposition.

Congress Working Committee meets in Delhi, may decide on alliance with Left in Bengal

Congress Working Committee meets in Delhi, may decide on alliance with Left in Bengal

Sitaram Yechury had said the Left will seek support and co-operation from "all democratic forces" to dethrone the Mamata Banerjee.

Jaitley rules out poll alliance with major parties in Bengal

Exhorting the state BJP leadership to focus on twin issues ahead of the assembly polls, Jaitley said they would have to now pinpoint the issues - where the party has clarity of vision and also issues where unrest brewed ammong people at the grassroot level.

Will selectors go for Mohammed Shami in India's tour to Australia?

Will selectors go for Mohammed Shami in India's tour to Australia?

Shami's return has seen him taking three wickets from 18 overs in two games.

Train derails after hitting elephant in Bengal, many trains stranded

A Siliguri-bound local train was derailed after it fatally hit an elephant between Gulma and Sevoke stations near the northern West Bengal town of Siliguri on Monday evening, an official said.

Ranji Trophy: Defending champs Karnataka knocked out by Maharashtra

Ranji Trophy: Defending champs Karnataka knocked out by Maharashtra

Vidarbha, Bengal, Assam qualified from Group A with 29, 28 and 26 points respectively.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal earn three points in drawn match against Maharashtra

Ranji Trophy: Bengal earn three points in drawn match against Maharashtra

Pragyan Ojha took three wickets to hurt Maharashtra.

Ranji Trophy: Pragyan Ojha stars in Bengal's first win of season

Ranji Trophy: Pragyan Ojha stars in Bengal's first win of season

Pragyan Ojha made a strong statement with his splendid bowling spell.

Ranji Trophy: Wasim Jaffer becomes first batsman to score 10000 runs

Ranji Trophy: Wasim Jaffer becomes first batsman to score 10000 runs

The former India batsman reached the milestone while playing for Vidharba against Bengal.

Ranji Trophy: Akshay Wakhare takes four to trigger Bengal mid innings collapse

Ranji Trophy: Akshay Wakhare takes four to trigger Bengal mid innings collapse

Bengal's loss of sudden wickets give Vidharbha an edge.

Dengue claims another life in Bengal, official toll 8

A 27-year-old woman succumbed to dengue shock syndrome, a serious complication of dengue infection, her family said on Thursday. But officials said the report needs verification.