Government hospitals to provide free services: Bengal CM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said all patients will be entitled to receive free treatment, free diagnostics and free surgery in all government hospitals and health centres across the state.

Burdwan blast: Wrong to blame an entire community, says Mamata Banerjee
Burdwan blast: Wrong to blame an entire community, says Mamata Banerjee

 Under fire from BJP over her government's handling of the Burdwan blast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that it was wrong to blame an entire community for the misdeeds of the handful.

Giant tortoises, renovated enclosures gives Kolkata zoo a makeover

With a pair of giant tortoises gifted from the islands of Seychelles and renovated enclosures, the Kolkata zoo now boasts a fresh look in the festive season.

BJP wants Mamata's apology for opposing NIA probe

BJP today demanded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to publicly apologise for opposing a probe by National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the Burdwan blast.

Congress may move no-trust motion against Bengal government

The Congress in West Bengal will likely move a no-confidence motion against the state government on Saradha scam, Burdwan blast and other issues and will also organise a march to the Assembly in November.

Mamata Banerjee sets stage for Abhishek for bigger role in Trinamool Congress

Entrusting Trinamool Congress MP and nephew Abhishek Banerjee with more responsibilities, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday merged the 'Trinamool Congress Yuva' with the party's youth wing.

No problem with NIA probe into Burdwan blast: Mamata Banerjee

Faced with a barrage of criticism over her government's handling of the Burdwan blast, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she had no problem with the NIA probe since "terrorists are terrorists", but only wanted the Centre to consult the state before taking any decision.

Burdwan blast case: We have no problem with NIA probe, says Mamata Banerjee
Burdwan blast case: We have no problem with NIA probe, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday that her government has no problem with a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe in the October 2 Burdwan blast case.

Burdwan blast probe: BJP raises questions over Mamata's intention

 A day after the NIA recovered 40 improvised hand grenades from a house in Burdwan, BJP today wanted to know why West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had prevented the NIA from investigating the Burdwan blast for a crucial one week.

Bengal government will not tolerate communal disharmony: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday warned that her government would not allow communal harmony to be disturbed in the state.

Mamata having double standards on NIA: BJP

The BJP on Thursday claimed that Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was maintaining double standards on NIA probe, pleading for it when she was an Opposition leader and opposing it when she became the Chief Minister.

Burdwan blast: NIA team expresses security concern, Centre to send BSF company
Burdwan blast: NIA team expresses security concern, Centre to send BSF company

Sleuths of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigating the Burdwan blast have expressed concerns over their security, sources said on Thursday.

Youth arrested for making anti-Mamata remark on Facebook

A youth was arrested in Malda district of West Bengal on the charge of making a derogatory remark against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook.

Sinha dismisses Mamata's charge of character assassination

Countering West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation of personal attacks and character assassinations, state BJP president Rahul Sinha on Wednesday said that Banerjee was protecting her party leaders who openly insulted women.

Mamata accuses BJP of 'persistent character assassination'

Faced with mounting criticism by BJP over Burdwan blast and other issues, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the saffron party of "persistent character assassination, where even women are not spared".

Missing account book of Saradha scam a stumbling block for CBI

CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha scam has hit a stumbling block as the crucial account book of the Group remains untraceable with agency fearing that it has been intentionally removed in the garb of mob attack on its offices after the scam surfaced.

NIA probe to throw up uncomfortable facts for Trinamool: Ex-judge

Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government did nothing to unravel the truth behind the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal, former Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly said the NIA probe would throw up "uncomfortable" facts for the state`s ruling Trinamool Congress.

ISL will strengthen football at grassroot level: Mamata  Banerjee
ISL will strengthen football at grassroot level: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the Indian Super League will strengthen football at the grass-root level and give Indian players international exposure.

Indian Super League, Opening Ceremony - As it happened...
Indian Super League, Opening Ceremony - As it happened...

Welcome to our updates of the opening ceremony of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL).

WB CM reviews preparedness for Cyclone Hudhud

A 24-hour control room has been opened at the state secretariat as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday reviewed the preparedness in view of Cyclone Hudhud that will hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coastal areas tomorrow.