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Mamata calls for harmonious relation between managements-TUs

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 21:13

Taking note of the recent incidents of management-trade union face-off in West Bengal which dampened investor interest, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday called for a harmonious relationship between the two entities.

Housewife set on fire by husband and in-laws in Burdwan

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 11:50

A housewife was allegedly set on fire by her husband and in-laws in Memari area of Burdwan district, police said Friday.

Web portal on blood banks coming soon

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 10:33

The status of stock, information on the availability of blood of specific groups in state-run blood banks will now be a click away as the West Bengal government is now all ready to roll out a web portal linking them together.

HC extends stay order in Tapas Pal case till Monday

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 01:10

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Thursday extended till Monday the stay on the execution of a single bench order directing registration of FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his hate speech after hearing both parties.

Encephalitis under control in Bengal: Official

Encephalitis under control in Bengal: Official

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:32

Encephalitis is "under control" in West Bengal, an official said Thursday, dismissing reports about the disease surfacing in Kolkata.

Saradha scam: BJD MP`s home searched by CBI

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 19:51

CBI on Thursday carried out search operations at 30 locations including house of a sitting Biju Janata Dal MP and two other politicians from Odisha in connection with its probe into multi-crore chit fund scam related to Saradha and other companies.

Saradha chit fund scam: CBI raids 30 locations in Bengal, Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:23

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the CBI for the investigation of the `Chit Fund scam` cases on Thursday conducted searches in 10 locations in West Bengal and 20 locations in Odisha.

Smoke in Kolkata Metro rake causes panic

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:41

Smoke was detected in a Dum Dum bound non-airconditioned metro rake Thursday as soon it entered the Central station.

No reshuffle in state BJP as of now: Siddharth Nath Singh

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:24

There will be no reshuffle in state BJP as of now, senior party leader Siddharth Nath Singh Thursday said.

BJP questions steps taken by WB govt for B`deshi refugees

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:12

Questioning steps taken by West Bengal government for rehabilitation of Bangladeshi refugees, senior BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh Thursday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee `welcomes` illegal infiltrators but has no sympathy for the refugees.

President to visit West Bengal, Telangana

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:42

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Telangana Aug 1-2, Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Thursday.

West Bengal govt appeals against HC order on TMC MP Tapas Pal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:39

The West Bengal government Wednesday moved an appeal before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and a CID probe into it.