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CPI-M youth, student wings to hit streets against budget

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:03

Accusing the Narendra Modi central government of neglecting West Bengal and trying to please only the corporate world in the general budget, the CPI-M`s student and youth wings announced they would hit the streets in protest.

First AC bus stop in Kolkata to open next week

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:50

Residents of this eastern metropolis will get a breather in the sweltering heat at Kolkata`s first air-conditioned bus stop, slated to be inaugurated next week, a municipal official said Friday.

Endless wait for kin of two West Bengal workers abducted in Iraq

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 19:00

For the families of two workers from Nadia district of West Bengal, it is an agonising, endless wait.

One killed as balcony falls on him in WB

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:13

A 30-year-old youth was killed when the part of a balcony of a three-storeyed dilapidated building collapsed on him in the northern part of the city today.

Framework for Disaster Management in Bengal weak: CAG

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 11:04

The institutional framework for disaster management in West Bengal is weak because of deficient functioning of the State Disaster Management Authority, the Comptroller and Auditor General has noted.

Minor fire in NRS Hospital in Kolkata

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:56

A minor fire caused a scare in the state-run NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata.

Three Naxals arrested in West Singhbhum district

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:54

Three Naxals have been arrested in separate operations in naxal-hit West Singhbhum district, police said Thursday.

Consult state before Bengal Guv appointment: LF, TMC, Cong

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:53

The Left Front, Congress and the ruling Trinamool Congress joined hands in demanding that the state government be consulted by the Centre over the appointment of the next Governor in West Bengal.

Spell out stand on Tapas Pal`s remarks: Calcutta HC to Bengal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:24

The Calcutta High Court Wednesday asked the West Bengal government to spell out its stand on the rape-and-violence remarks made by Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Tapas Pal.

Trinamool Congress has right to protest against insult to Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:35

Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that it was their democratic right to voice protest against `deprivation and insult` to her state.

Calcutta HC seeks West Bengal govt`s views on Tapas Pal remarks

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:12

The Calcutta High Court sought West Bengal government`s views on Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal`s derogatory comments against women and opposition party supporters in connection with a petition seeking action against him.

Flood warning issued in West Bengal`s Malda

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:52

An alert has been issued in West Bengal`s Malda district, the state`s most flood-prone region, following heavy rainfall in the last few days, an official said.