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ABSU blames Bengal and central govts for Darjeeling crisis

"The outburst of tension in Darjeeling area is nothing but an unwarranted outcome of the autocratic rule of the Bengal government as well as the Centre's utter negligence to the problem," ABSU president Pramod Boro told reporters here.

16,000 policemen donate blood to overcome shortage in Bengal

The Chief Minister had earlier urged police personnel and her party Trinamool Congress workers to organise voluntary blood donation camps in the city and across districts to meet the shortage of blood in hospitals.

Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha

Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha

Another person  on Saturday died of sunstroke in Odisha, taking the death toll this summer to five, while eight persons were killed and 14 injured when a nor'wester hit a number of south Bengal districts.

Religion, communal polarisation main issues in Bengal by-poll

Once a cradle of anti-land acquisition movement, East Midnapore district is all set to witness religion and communal polarisation as the main issues in the coming bypolls.

Bengal not spending Centre's money on health: BJP

Bengal not spending Centre's money on health: BJP

BJP today alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government was not spending the money the Centre provided to it for improving the health infrastructure of the state.

71st Santosh Trophy: Bengal set up final date with Goa

71st Santosh Trophy: Bengal set up final date with Goa

Bengal have won the tournament 31 times, while five times champions Goa thus entered the finals for the 13th times.

Santosh Trophy: Goa face Kerala while Bengal take on Mizoram in semis

Santosh Trophy: Goa face Kerala while Bengal take on Mizoram in semis

A win for Kerala would put them in the final for the first time since the 2012-13 season when they lost to Services on home soil.

MS Dhoni's stolen phones from Delhi hotel recovered, confirms Police

MS Dhoni's stolen phones from Delhi hotel recovered, confirms Police

After Jharkhand's semi-final defeat to Bengal in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, a sombre looking Mahendra Singh Dhoni left the Feroz Shah Kotla separately.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dhoni wins hearts but Bengal win Hazare semi-final

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dhoni wins hearts but Bengal win Hazare semi-final

The four sixes were vintage Dhoni and the 2000-odd spectators who had come to watch him in action were not disappointed. They were ecstatic when Ashoke Dinda dropped a sitter at long-off that trickled down to the boundary.

MS Dhoni shares valuable lessons with young wicketkeeper Shreevats Goswami

MS Dhoni shares valuable lessons with young wicketkeeper Shreevats Goswami

Being a keeper himself, it's rare opportunity to get a chance to speak to someone of Dhoni's stature and Shreevats did not want to miss a chance to pick his brains

Vijay Hazare Trophy Semi-Final: Sourav Ganguly devises strategy for Bengal against MS Dhoni's Ranchi

Vijay Hazare Trophy Semi-Final: Sourav Ganguly devises strategy for Bengal against MS Dhoni's Ranchi

Sourav has already discussed a few plans on how to tackle the Dhoni threat with Manoj and Sairaj. No doubt Dhoni is a formidable player but it's not impossible to get him out. - Bengal Official

Santosh Trophy: Chandigarh beat Meghalaya, Bengal defeat Services in respective group encounters

Santosh Trophy: Chandigarh beat Meghalaya, Bengal defeat Services in respective group encounters

Punjab, who relied more on the long balls to break the rival defence, had the best chance to take the lead in the 19th minute when Arshdeep Singh sent a cross into the box for Akash Sangwan whose left footer was put out by rival keeper.

Frontline air base in West Bengal likely to house Rafale squadron

Frontline air base in West Bengal likely to house Rafale squadron

Rafale is a multi-role combat aircraft built by Dassault Aviation of France.

Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise

Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise

In Parliament, Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar rejected the allegations levelled by TMC that state government was not informed about it.

BJP slams Mamata Banerjee for politicising Army's mock drill

BJP slams Mamata Banerjee for politicising Army's mock drill

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the Central government of "deploying the Army" along highway toll plazas.

Bengal Governor bats for compulsory voting

Bengal Governor bats for compulsory voting

The governor stressed that compulsory voting should become the "responsibility of every voter instead of right".

Ranji Trophy: 1st day called off at Kotla, Karnail due to pollution​

Ranji Trophy: 1st day called off at Kotla, Karnail due to pollution​

Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary said the players felt that they could not play amid such a dense smog even before the start of the game.

TMC gets control of Jalpaiguri Zilla Parishad

ADM (Zilla Parishad) Amlan Jyoti Saha said it has been officially intimated to him that six LF members have joined the TMC, thus making the party minority in the Zilla Parishad.

12-year-old die of dengue fever in Howrah, toll rises to seven in West Bengal

The dengue toll has risen to seven in West Bengal amid experts cautioning against a viral strain triggering hyper-active immune response, an official said on Wednesday.

West Bengal to be renamed: Bengal is fine but no Bongo please, says Babul Supriyo

West Bengal to be renamed: Bengal is fine but no Bongo please, says Babul Supriyo

The West Bengal Cabinet has decided to rename the state as `Bangla` or `Bongo` in Bengali and `Bengal` in English.