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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.