CPI-M says can't depend on Trinamool to fight BJP

The CPI-M Sunday said it cannot depend upon the Trinamool Congress to fight against the BJP despite West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashing out at the BJP for arresting Trinamool`s leader.

Bengal Governor to hold additional charge of Bihar

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi will hold the additional charge of Bihar, the President's Secretariat on Sunday said.

West Bengal has become a terror hub: Adityanath

Lashing out at the West Bengal's Trinamool regime for turning the state into a 'terror hub' by pursuing appeasement politics, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said the state government was playing with national security for the sake of vote bank politics.

3 new child helpline centres to cover 500 towns, cities: Maneka

Looking to provide prompt help to distressed children across the country, the government has decided to open three new child helpline centres in Kolkata, Gurgaon and Chennai which will cover 500 cities and towns.

Trinamool Congress to oppose bill on FDI in insurace: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in Parliament to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence.

Opposition hails arrest of TMC MP, BJP demands CM statement

The opposition Left Front, BJP and Congress on Friday hailed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP and editor of a Bengali daily Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam and said that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee should give a statement on this matter.

Resolution moved in Bengal Assembly on attempts to create communal disturbance

Trinamool Congress, Left parties and Congress on Thursday moved a resolution in the West Bengal Assembly expressing concern over attempts made by communal forces to create disturbances in the state.

TMC accuses Centre of aborting JNNURM projects in West Bengal

The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Thursday accused the Centre of stopping disbursal of funds and aborting several projects of JNNURM scheme with a minister saying an anti-Centre movement will be launched if it continued.

NIA seeks 8 days custody of arrested Myanmarese national

The NIA on Thursday produced Myanmarese national Khalid Mohammad, one of the prime accused in the Burdwan blast case, before a city court and sought eight days of police remand along with two other accused who were arrested earlier.

IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil
IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which mans Indian airports, was on Thursday asked to tighten vigil at Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the Intelligence Bureau issued an alert regarding a possible attack on the airbase.

Bengal bill sent to select committee

Kolkata: The West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation)(Amendment) Bill 2014 was sent to the select committee by Speaker Biman Banerjee after Agricultural Minister Arup Roy agreed to the opposition demand.

Three injured in Bengal crude bomb blasts

Three people were injured in two incidents of crude bomb blasts in West Bengal Thursday, police said.

CBI conducts raids on Saradha offices in Kolkata
CBI conducts raids on Saradha offices in Kolkata

Kolkata: Probing the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, the CBI on Thursday raided three offices of the tainted group in the city.

Judicial remand of four Saradha accused extended

A city court on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Assamese singer Sadanand Gogoi and three others accused in the multi-crore Saradha scam till December three, rejecting their bail prayers.

It's Goa time for Amitabh Bachchan
It's Goa time for Amitabh Bachchan

It's time for Amitabh Bachchan to say goodbye to Kolkata, where he was shooting for his upcoming film "Piku". The megastar is now headed to Goa to attend the 45th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

US varsity students attend lectures at Presidency

One of India's prestigious educational establishments, Presidency University, here is hosting a batch of students and faculty from a top-ranked US university as part of a student exchange programme, a statement said.

Burdwan blast: NIA finds explosives from pond

Bottles containing explosives used to make IEDs in Burdwan blast were on Tuesday fished out from a pond near the blast site here.

Kolkata worst in terms of sanitation facilities: Survey

'City of Joy' Kolkata, a major tourist magnet, has been ranked worst in terms of sanitation facilities for tourists, according to a survey.

Amit Shah's rally: HC directs police commissioner to meet BJP

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the commissioner of Kolkata Police to meet state BJP representatives and inform it about the outcome on a proposed public meeting by the party's President Amit Shah on November 30, for which the police allegedly did not give permission.

Leaving Kolkata will be tough: Amitabh Bachchan
Leaving Kolkata will be tough: Amitabh Bachchan

As the Kolkata leg of Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku' comes to an end today, megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels it will be tough for him to leave the city.