Bengal targets foreign tourists this Durga Puja

The West Bengal govt has drawn up plans to attract foreign tourists during the upcoming Durga Puja festival.

Controversy over Nazrul Academy venue resolved

Ending the controversy over its housing, the WB government has decided that the proposed Nazrul Islam Academy in will come up on a plot owned by it.

WB govt to send Kishenji`s body to Andhra Pradesh

The body of slain Maoist leader Kishenji would be sent to his home in Andhra Pradesh by West Bengal government after conducting a post-mortem here.

Lalgarh firing: WB government to constitute medical board

Acting on Calcutta HC directions, WB government on Wednesday said it will pay compensation to the relatives of those killed and injured in January 7 Lalgarh firing in West Midnapore district and also constitute a medical board.

WB govt announces reservation for OBCs in higher education

The West Bengal government has
decided to reserve 17 per cent seats for OBCs in its colleges,
Minister for Higher Education Sudershan Roychowdhury said
on Thursday.

WB govt`s 10% reservation for MBC challenged

Calcutta High Court on Friday
admitted a PIL challenging West Bengal government`s decision
to allot an additional 10 per cent quota to Most Backward
Classes (MBC).

Metro should improve its service, says WB government

The West Bengal government said Metro Rail in the city has to improve its services as disruptions were leading to public resentment and law and
order problems.