Generic medicines' plants in Bihar, UP, WB soon: Ahir

The Centre would set up plants of generic medicines in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal and open 3,000 stores of generic medicines across the country in July to make available life saving medicines to people at subsidised price, Union Minister Hansraj Ahir said.

Mamata slams media for criticising meet with Modi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hit back at a section of the media for drawing inferences regarding her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will arrive here on May 9 on a two-day visit.

Sunderbans: Radar project mulled to boost coastal surveillance

The coastal security mechanism for the Sunderbans delta stands to receive a big boost as a proposal has been floated for a radar surveillance system for this area in West Bengal which shares a maritime boundary with Bangladesh.

Tea garden workers, children protest nun gang-rape in WB

The tribal students and their parents who work in the tea gardens today took out a rally at Birpara and Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri to protest the gangrape of a septuagenarian nun.

Jadavpur University student lodges molestation complaint

A Jadavpur University student has lodged a complaint against two fellow students for allegedly molesting her at the University campus last night, police said on Saturday.

Saradha scam: Trinamool MP Srinjoy Bose granted bail

A court here Wednesday granted conditional bail to Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Srinjoy Bose, who was arrested in November 2014 by the CBI probing the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam.

Amit Shah's Burdwan meeting flop show: Trinamool

The Trinamool Congress Tuesday termed BJP president Amit Shah`s meeting in Burdwan a "flop show" and ridiculed the BJP`s attempt to uproot the Trinamool from power through "missed calls".

Constable alleges Trinamool MP slapped him; police, MP deny

A traffic constable on duty on Wednesday alleged that Trinamool Congress MP Prasun Banerjee slapped him when his car was not allowed to "forcibly enter" a road, a charge which the parliamentarian denied.

Two year-old crushed to death by truck in WB

A two-year-old boy was crushed to death by a truck at Liluah in West Bengal's Howrah district Monday morning.

Father slashes daughter's tongue in WB for having affair

A man allegedly slashed his teenage daughter's tongue after trying to strangulate her as a punishment for having an affair with a boy despite his disapproval, police said today.

Mamata scared of CBI probe in Saradha scam: Biman

As names of several Trinamool Congress leaders are cropping up in the ongoing CBI probe into the Saradha chitfund scam, CPI(M) Politburo member and Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Monday said the TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was getting scared.

Powerful bomb found in Assam train ahead of PM Modi's visit
Powerful bomb found in Assam train ahead of PM Modi's visit

A powerful bomb was found in the compartment of a local train at a railway station near Guwahati Monday, a day after a powerful blast killed two people and injured over 25 others in Dibrugarh, police said.

Bengal Governor to hold additional charge of Bihar

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi will hold the additional charge of Bihar, the President's Secretariat on Sunday said.

WB JD(U), JD(S), RJD & SP units to forge alliance against TMC

Lashing out at the deteriorating law and order situation of the state, the state unit of Janata Dal (United), RJD, Samajwadi Party and Janata Dal(Secular) on Monday forged an alliance and decided to fight the next Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections together.

NIA holds talks with Bangladesh's agencies to unravel Burdwan plot

Seeking to unravel the plot behind the Burdwan blast, a team of officials from India's National Investigation Agency today held talks with their Bangladeshi counterparts.

Guardians protest against alleged sexual assault of minor in WB

Alleged molestation of a six-year-old girl student sparked protests with over 100 parents on Monday demonstrating outside the premises of an English-medium school in the city.

Bengal governor refuses comment on varsity 'referendum'

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi Sunday refused to comment on a "so-called referendum" being conducted by Jadavpur University students to press for vice chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti's resignation.

NIA probe to throw up uncomfortable facts for Trinamool: Ex-judge

Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government did nothing to unravel the truth behind the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal, former Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly said the NIA probe would throw up "uncomfortable" facts for the state`s ruling Trinamool Congress.

Jadavpur molestation case: Two students in judicial custody

Two Jadavpur University students arrested in connection with the alleged molestation of a woman student were Saturday remanded to judicial custody till Sep 29 by a city court here.

JU authorities ask students to resume classes

The Jadavpur University authorities on Monday appealed to the students to maintain normalcy and resume classes, but the students remained adamant on boycott of classes reiterating their demand for resignation of the Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty.