As names of several Trinamool Congress leaders are cropping up in the ongoing CBI probe into the Saradha chitfund scam, CPI(M) Politburo member and Left Front chairman Biman Bose on Monday said the TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was getting scared.
A powerful bomb was found in the compartment of a local train at a railway station near Guwahati Monday, a day after a powerful blast killed two people and injured over 25 others in Dibrugarh, police said.
Lashing out at the deteriorating law and order situation of the state, the state unit of Janata Dal (United), RJD, Samajwadi Party and Janata Dal(Secular) on Monday forged an alliance and decided to fight the next Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections together.
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.
The Jadavpur University authorities on Monday appealed to the students to maintain normalcy and resume classes, but the students remained adamant on boycott of classes reiterating their demand for resignation of the Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty.
The West Bengal government on Sunday decided to form a panel to investigate the recent case of alleged harassment of girl student in Jadavpur University, which has rocked the campus with students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation.
Metro Railway Kolkata has arranged special Metro services this year during Durga Puja days with a total of 544 services on the festive days from October one for the convenience of revellers through day and night.