TMC takes exception to Rahul Sinha's presence

Trinamool Congress Tuesday took strong exception to West Bengal BJP chief Rahul Sinha's presence when Union Minister Rajnath Singh, who is here on a two-day visit to the state, met Governor K N Tripathi at Raj Bhavan questioning his 'locus standi' to be present there.

'Galli Galli Sim Sim' to cover 50,000 kids

Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through PSAs, 'Galli Galli Sim Sim' (GGSS) campaign will be rolled out to cover over 50,000 children and their families from April 2015.

BJP asks TMC to apologise for opposing NIA probe

Now that the NIA charge sheet has proved the existence of a terror network in West Bengal, the state government should apologise for opposing investigation into the Burdwan Blast, BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh today said.

Money laundering cas: Rose Valley Chairman's bail plea rejected

A city court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of Rose Valley chairman Gautam Kundu in a money laundering case and remanded him to ten days' jail custody.

Mamata Banerjee's meeting with Modi is TMC's 'ghar wapsi': Left Front

The Left Front on Monday dismissed the suggestion that BJP would end the "misrule" of the Trinamool Congress, saying that the "saffron party-led Hindutva forces" were only complimenting TMC's "radical fundamentalism".

TMC releases manifesto for KMC polls

Ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday released its manifesto for the forthcoming crucial elections to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) promising to make the city "Green and Clean".

Four arrested for cricket betting in Kolkata
Four arrested for cricket betting in Kolkata

Four people were arrested here on Sunday in connection with a cricket betting racket, police said.

Victoria Memorial, Museum blackout in Kolkata for Earth Hour

As millions of people across the globe pledged to switch off non-essential lights for an hour to observe the Earth Hour, the city's iconic Victoria Memorial and the Indian Museum too joined the cause to save power.

WB Guv bats for centre-state coordination to curb infiltration

In the backdrop of recent arrest of two Bangladeshi nationals in connection with Ranaghat nun gang-rape case, West Bengal governor KN Tripathi on Saturday said that Centre and the state must work together to curb infiltration.

Spent sleepless nights over 'Byomkesh Bakshy':Dibakar Banerjee
Spent sleepless nights over 'Byomkesh Bakshy':Dibakar Banerjee

 Bringing detective Byomkesh Bakshy alive on celluloid was Dibakar Banerjee's childhood dream but the director says the project was scary and challenging to tackle.

IIT, IIM, ISI to offer a joint course

Three premier institutions of IIT Kharagpur, IIM Kolkata and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, have come together for the first time to offer a joint course in business analytics.

Savour dishes named after Indian cricket icons

With World Cup virus spreading like wildfire and no respite sought by the cricket crazy Kolkatans, 'Dhoni Soya Malai Seekh Kebab' and and 'Paneer Kohli Labador' will now be served on platter to escalate the mercury level on an already sizzling late spring noon on the semi-final match day.

ED arrests Rose Valley chief Gautam Kundu in money laundering, ponzi scheme

Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday arrested Chairman of Rose Valley group of companies Gautam Kundu in money laundering and ponzi scheme scam case in Kolkata.

Fight outside BJP Bengal office as state chief is gheraoed

Hours after the BJP's state leadership decided to act tough against dissent, dissidents and loyal workers fought outside the party office on Tuesday while efforts were being made to free state unit president Rahul Sinha who was gheraoed since morning.

IIT-KGP to offer short-term courses through video conferencing

IIT Kharagpur is opening itself up to students of other engineering colleges, offering short modular courses on contemporary themes through video conferencing.

Kolkata firm alleges Rs 9 crore fraud by Shilpa Shetty
Kolkata firm alleges Rs 9 crore fraud by Shilpa Shetty

A Kolkata-based company has filed a police complaint against Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty alleging that it was fraudulently induced to invest Rs.9 crore in a company run by her, police said on Sunday.

TMC office attacked in Burdwan

Unidentified persons allegedly hurled bombs at a Trinamool Congress office at Jamuria in Burdwan district on Sunday, the police said.

Table-toppers Bagan face Dempo in I-League
Table-toppers Bagan face Dempo in I-League

Unbeaten Mohun Bagan will look to consolidate their position atop the table when they face Dempo in the I-League football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, here on Sunday.

Burdwan blast: NIA arrests accused Abdul Wahab Momin from Bengal's Sealdah
Burdwan blast: NIA arrests accused Abdul Wahab Momin from Bengal's Sealdah

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested another accused — Abdul Wahab Momin — in connection with last year's Burdwan blast.

Kolkata's maiden tech hackathon for 'smart' India

At least 100 computer programmers and innovators will brainstorm in the city's first technological hackathon to come up with ideas for a 'smart' India where devices could be controlled from a single source, an organiser said on Saturday.