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Swami Atmasthanandaji cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites of departed Ramakrishna Mission head

Swami Atmasthanandaji cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites of departed Ramakrishna Mission head

Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission President Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj was on Monday cremated with full state honours as devotees and eminent personalities paid their last respects.

India's 1st under-river metro tunnel to be completed next week in WB

The under-river tunnel is a crucial link for the Railway's 16.6-km long East-West Metro project in Kolkata.

Close to 200 injured as police crack down on belligerent Left workers in West Bengal

At least 79 police personnel and over 100 Left protesters were injured on Monday as security forces used tear gas and carried out baton charges on thousands of belligerent activists who broke barricades and hurled stones at the police here and neighbouring Howrah during a protest march to the secretariat.

Ganga cleaning programm: Sewage treatment capacity enhanced in towns along river

The sewage treatment capacity in towns along the Ganga is being enhanced substantially as part of efforts to clean the river, a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told.

To avert selfie deaths, Railways issue advisory - No phone, music while crossing tracks, no photography while travelling

To avert selfie deaths, Railways issue advisory - No phone, music while crossing tracks, no photography while travelling

A group of students was taking selfies near the door of an EMU train when suddenly one of them fell down from it and was killed between Liluah and Belur railway stations on Thursday.

One killed, 2 injured in road accident in Uluberia

One person was killed and two others were injured when the motorbike in which they were travelling crashed into a divider near Uluberia today, a police officer said.

Minor girl raped in West Bengal's Howrah, one arrested

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a local near her house in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Tuesday.

TMC mocked as its MLA Vaishali Dalmiya insults national anthem – WATCH VIDEO

TMC mocked as its MLA Vaishali Dalmiya insults national anthem – WATCH VIDEO

Vaishali Dalmiya is the daughter of late Jagmohan Dalmiya, the former president of International Cricket Council and Board of Cricket Council of India.

South Central Railway​ cancels, diverts trains for technical work

The trains from Visakhapatnam to Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Mumbai are diverted via Vijayawada bypass line.

Bodies of two armymen killed in Uri terror attack reach Kolkata

Shock, anger and respect were the prevailing emotions as the bodies of two of the army soldiers killed in the Uri terror attack were flown in to the city on Monday.

Mamata asks people to keep away from chit funds, says 'govt won't be responsible for compensating'

Mamata asks people to keep away from chit funds, says 'govt won't be responsible for compensating'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged people to refrain from parking their hard-earned money in chit funds and said the government had no responsibility to compensate them if they lost financially in their endeavour.

West Bengal CPI(M) pitches for 'united fight' with Congress in state

West Bengal CPI(M) pitches for 'united fight' with Congress in state

CPI(M)'s West Bengal unit on Sunday made a strong pitch for continuing the 'adjustment' with Congress in the state to fight against Trinamool Congress' 'reign of terror' and BJP's 'communal politics'.

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.

President Pranab Mukherjee, Bengal CM Mamata to visit Darjeeling on July 13

President Pranab Mukherjee, Bengal CM Mamata to visit Darjeeling on July 13

President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Darjeeling on July 12 along with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi.

Dowry shame: Husband pours boiling water on 21-year-old wife in Kolkata

Dowry shame: Husband pours boiling water on 21-year-old wife in Kolkata

A 21-year-old woman was allegedly burnt by her husband and in-laws in Old Malda police station area on Friday. 

West Bengal Assembly polls 2016: Mamata attacks EC, says voters tortured by central forces

West Bengal Assembly polls 2016: Mamata attacks EC, says voters tortured by central forces

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out at the Election Commission yet again, accusing central forces of "torturing" the electorate during the fourth phase of the assembly polls.

FIR lodged against BJP's Rupa Ganguly as violence rocks fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls

FIR lodged against BJP's Rupa Ganguly as violence rocks fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls

The fourth phase of West Bengal assembly elections saw many violent incidents on Monday. 

West Bengal Assembly Elections: BJP's Rupa Ganguly manhandles TMC worker outside polling booth - WATCH

West Bengal Assembly Elections: BJP's Rupa Ganguly manhandles TMC worker outside polling booth - WATCH

BJP leader Rupa Ganguly has been caught on camera manhandling a Trinamool Congress worker outside a polling booth in Howrah.

West Bengal polls: Voting for 49 seats in fourth phase held

Amidst unprecedented security to preempt any violence, polling for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls which will seal the fate of a number of Trinamool Congress ministers, began Monday morning.

Kolkata college student murder: Eight persons awarded death sentence

Kolkata college student murder: Eight persons awarded death sentence

A Kolkata court on Tuesday pronounced death sentence for eight persons in connection with the murder of a college student.