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Global award for Bengal agri-pest management project

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 03:06

A technology backed agricultural pest management project in West Bengal has been selected for a prestigious award to be given by the World Geospatial Forum, a premium global platform for geospatial community.

Victims of rights violations unite for fair polls in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:58

Deploring Mamata Banerjee govt`s "attack on democracy" in West Bengal, several victims of human rights violations urged EC to create a conducive environment for fair Lok Sabha polls in state.

It will be a `disaster` if Narendra Modi becomes PM: Buddhadeb

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:40

It would be a "disaster" if Narendra Modi becomes prime minister of the country, Senior CPI(M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday said and called for a non-BJP, non-Congress government at the Centre.

Enforcement Directorate acting at behest of Chidambaram, Bengal govt alleges

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:04

West Bengal government on Sunday alleged that the Enforcement Directorate took action in Saradha chit fund scam at the behest of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and questioned the timing of the "political action before the election".

TMC will not leave an inch to any opposition nominee: Mamata Banerjee

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 18:11

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday asserted that her party would not leave an inch to any opposition candidate in any seat, including Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency where President Pranab Mukherjee`s son Abhijit is the Congress candidate.

TMC MLA asks workers to prevent people from voting for others

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 02:40

Trinamool Congress MLA from Labhpur in Birbhum district Manirul Islam today called upon party workers to prevent people from voting for other parties.

443 poll-related incidents in Bengal, 2 deaths

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 00:56

Two lives were lost and 443 persons left injured in 504 poll-related incidents in West Bengal since the election dates were announced, Election Commission sources said on Saturday.

Pune FC go down against determined East Bengal

Pune FC go down against determined East Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 23:31

Missed chances and defensive errors cost Pune FC as they squandered a one-goal lead to go down 1-2 to East Bengal in an I-League Round 25 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex here on Saturday.

Two held for putting up posters with Mamata`s cartoon

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 23:22

Two persons were on Saturday arrested for allegedly putting up posters with caricatures of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Machlandapur in North 24 Parganas, police said.

79 nominations filed for fourth phase LS polls in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:42

Altogether 79 candidates have filed their nomination papers for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal to be held on May 7, the OSD in CEO`s office Amit Roy Chowdhury said here today.

Left urges EC to take urgent action to curb violence in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:16

Concerned over "growing attacks" on its workers and party offices in West Bengal, CPI(M) today asked the Election Commission to take urgent steps to ensure free and fair polls.

CPI(M) activist allegedly killed by TMC workers after explosives found near Mamata`s rally venue

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:42

A day after some explosives were recovered few kilometers away from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s election rally venue in Birbhum district, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers allegedly attacked a CPI(M) activist at Haraipur village here on Saturday, who was passing through the area at the time of the recovery of the explosives.