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Gorkhaland protests: SC restrains Mamata govt to arrest former Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung

Gorkhaland protests: SC restrains Mamata govt to arrest former Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung

The Supreme Court restrained Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government to arrest suspended Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung in connection with Gorkhaland protests case.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

Basirhat situation normal: West Bengal government

At least 1,162 state police personnel, including RAF and four companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), were deployed in the sub-division, which was hit by communal clashes in the first week of July.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Subramanian Swamy advises Mamata Banerjee to let President's rule take over West Bengal

Yesterday, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that at least four companies of the Border Security Forces (BSF) forces that were deployed by the Centre were turned back by the West Bengal Government. 

Jul 09, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
GJM rules out talks with Bengal govt

GJM rules out talks with Bengal govt

"We are not ready for talks with West Bengal government. Mamata Banerjee has insulted us, she has called us terrorists," GJM leader Binay Tamang said.

Jun 17, 2017, 22:48 PM IST

At least 3 dead after jetty submerges in water in Hooghly river

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Apr 26, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

Ban liquor for poor across the country, consumption resulting in crimes: YSR Congress MP

Liquor should be banned across the country for the poor people as its consumption was resulting in crimes, a Lok Sabha member said today.

Mar 27, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Singur land row: SC terms West Bengal govt's plea 'infructuous' for now

Singur land row: SC terms West Bengal govt's plea 'infructuous' for now

The Supreme Court on Friday termed as "infructuous" the appeals of West Bengal government against the Calcutta High Court order, which had in June 2012 struck down the Singur Land Act that had allowed the state government to reclaim 400 acres of land given to Tata Motors.

Nov 25, 2016, 20:09 PM IST
Bengal tourism: Government to announce new home stay, heritage tourism policy

Bengal tourism: Government to announce new home stay, heritage tourism policy

Bengal government is also working on a plan for tourism circuits, including the historical trail of Murshidabad, Plassey, Nadia, the religious trail of Tarapith, Belur, Dakshineshwar and the beach trail of Digha, Mandarmoni, Tajpur, Udaipur. 

Nov 25, 2016, 08:20 AM IST

Mamata urges people to oppose strike, government warns absentees of action

Hours after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged people to oppose the general strike called by the central trade unions on September 2, the West Bengal government on Monday came out with a memorandum asking all employees to report for duty on Friday, and threatened to slap showcause notices on those who remain absent a day prior to the strike, the strike day itself, and the next working day.

Aug 29, 2016, 23:30 PM IST
BSF submits proposal for fencing on Indo-Bangla border

BSF submits proposal for fencing on Indo-Bangla border

The issue of erecting fences along the international Indo-Bangla border was in cold storage for last several years. It was taken up just months after the terror attack in Dhaka.

Aug 21, 2016, 17:13 PM IST
Confused BJP rightly sent back from Malda: Congress

Confused BJP rightly sent back from Malda: Congress

Supporting the West Bengal Government for sending back the three-member fact-finding committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress Party on Monday said the state government has rightly done so in order to maintain peace.

Jan 11, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
Bengal Global Summit begins today; Mamata to showcase high growth story

Bengal Global Summit begins today; Mamata to showcase high growth story

In a bid to give an image makeover to the state, the West Bengal Government is all set to start the third edition of Bengal Global Business Summit.

Jan 08, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

Centre not giving funds to promote Sundarbans: Bengal minister

The West Bengal government today said it was planning to project Sundarbans as a tourist destination, but the Centre was not coming forward with financial help to support the endeavour.

Dec 23, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Solar dome to come up in Kolkata: Minister

To push its solar programme forward, the West Bengal government will install a 110-foot-high solar dome here for catching maximum daylight, a minister said on Tuesday.

Nov 17, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

WB Govt gets kudos for procuring land for highway projects

 The Mamata Banerjee government which has faced criticisms from different quarters over its land policy, on Sunday received kudos from the Union Road Transport secretary who said his ministry has got huge support from the West Bengal government over the last one year for procuring land for the highway projects in the state.

Nov 01, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

Will the mystery be out; process of declassifying Netaji files to begin on January 23

In a dramatic development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday told the family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose that his government will declassify files relating to the freedom fighter.

Oct 14, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

Netaji's family meets PM Modi, asks for declassification of SC Bose's files

The family of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose met PM Modi at this residence in the capital on Wednesday. Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh were also present in the meeting.

Oct 14, 2015, 20:41 PM IST
Govt to declassify Netaji files; first lot to be made public on Jan 23, 2016: PM Narendra Modi

Govt to declassify Netaji files; first lot to be made public on Jan 23, 2016: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi on Wednesday told the family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose that his government will declassify files relating to the freedom fighter.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

Infosys to Bengal: Either give SEZ or repay money

IT major Infosys has asked the West Bengal government to either give SEZ status to the company's proposed software development centre at Rajarhat or repay the money it has given in advance for the land.

May 05, 2015, 13:45 PM IST
Kolkata cricketer Rahul Ghosh stable, Bengal government extends help

Kolkata cricketer Rahul Ghosh stable, Bengal government extends help

The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Wednesday assured all assistance to injured cricketer Rahul Ghosh, who continues to be in a stable condition but not out of danger yet.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:02 PM IST