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KN Tripathi reaches Kolkata, to take oath as WB Guv tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:26

West Bengal Governor-designate Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is scheduled to take oath as the state`s gubernatorial head tomorrow, arrived here from Uttar Pradesh Wednesday.

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:58

With three more people dying due to Encephalitis since yesterday, the death toll in cases related to the mosquito-borne virus in the seven north Bengal districts rose to 105 today.

Coast Guard rescues 15 fishermen in Bay of Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:59

Indian Coast Guard personnel have rescued 15 fishermen whose boat had got entangled with a fishing net in the Bay of Bengal, about 64 nautical miles southeast of Sagar Island, officials said Tuesday.

102 die due to encephalitis in north Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:00

Encephalitis has taken 42 lives in north Bengal in the last two days, taking the total toll to 102 till on Tuesday.

Encephalitis toll rises to 102 in Bengal, 43 in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:19

Encephalitis playing havoc in north Bengal, where 102 people have died, has spread its tentacles to Assam as well taking 43 lives there.

CBI gives July 31 deadline to give documents in Saradha scam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:59

CBI has given a deadline of July 31 to the police of West Bengal and Odisha to submit all the documents related to Saradha chit fund scam in which a Trinamool Congress member of parliament is also an accused.

Congress, LF strength in Assembly erodes further

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:06

The strength of Opposition Congress and Left Front dwindled further in the West Bengal Assembly with the desertion of three Congress MLAs and a CPI(M) MLA in favour of the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.

60 die due to encephalitis, situation alarming

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:30

A total 60 people have died of encephalitis in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here and the situation in the seven north Bengal districts was `alarming`, West Bengal Health Services director Biswaranjan Satpathy said on Monday.

Mamata`s rally chokes Kolkata traffic, hits life

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:03

Traffic here came to a virtual standstill Monday as lakhs of Trinamool Congress supporters converged on the eastern metropolis from West Bengal`s districts for a mammoth rally in commemoration of Martyrs` Day.

`BJP`s LS seats in Bengal will become zero in next polls`

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:57

Attacking the BJP for hiking fuel prices and railway fares, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the two seats the party won in the state in the recent Lok Sabha polls will be reduced to zero in the next general elections.

Encephalitis toll climbs to 52 in Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:54

With the death of three patients in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here, the encephalitis toll in West Bengal rose to 52 today.

No order, factory declares suspension of work

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 02:23

Authorities of a 28-year-old factory producing railway equipment in Nadia district today declared suspension of work because of lack of order, the company management said.