Spell out stand on Tapas Pal`s remarks: Calcutta HC to Bengal

The Calcutta High Court Wednesday asked the West Bengal government to spell out its stand on the rape-and-violence remarks made by Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Tapas Pal.

Why no action in Parui murder case: Calcutta HC to WB govt

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked the West Bengal government why action has not been taken in the murder case of an independent panchayat member in which the name of a district Trinamool Congress leader has cropped up.

First-ever govt-sponsored football academy launched in Bengal

The West Bengal Government today launched its lone residential football academy, first-ever done by any state, to promote young local talents.

GJM holds out olive branch to West Bengal government

With the Gorkhaland agitation going slow following strong measures taken by the administration, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Friday held out an olive branch to the the West Bengal government, saying it wanted to clear `misunderstandings` with it.

Saradha chitfund scam: SFIO report points to serious financial mismanagement

A day after the West Bengal government withdrew a bill aimed at protecting interests of depositors from chitfunds the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) on Monday submitted its interim report.

Attempt to create communal discord will be treated sternly: CM

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her government would deal strongly with any attempt to create communal disharmony in the state.

Bengal wants single window to process requests for film shoot

The West Bengal government is planning to open a single window for processing requests to shoot movies in the state.

Two years not adequate to evaluate my govt: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said two years was not an adequate time to evaluate the performance of her government, which carried the `baggage` of the Left Front regime.

West Bengal hurtling towards devastation: Congress

With Mamata Banerjee government completing two years in office in West Bengal, the Congress on Saturday claimed that its former ally`s achievements were nil, and the state was hurtling towards devastation.

Chit fund: Sudipta Sen denies connection with CM

Saradha group chairman Sudipta Sen, who has been accused of cheating lakhs of investors of their money running into thousands of crores, on Wednesday opposed a CBI probe into the complaints.

Union budget gets low key reaction from WB govt

West Bengal govt reacted on Union budget in a low key with Subrata Mukherjee saying that it totally ignored the interest of people in rural Bengal.

Bengal govt should come out clean on Rushdie issue: Yechury

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury asked West Bengal government to come clean on the Salman Rushdie issue.

Mamata slams CPI(M) for criticism of her govt

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee slammed the CPI(M) for its `systematic` criticism of her government`s day-to-day performance.

West Bengal now a graveyard: Buddhadeb

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday accused the West Bengal government of squandering money on self promotion instead of creating jobs.

`Goondaism` going on in West Bengal: Governor

In a virtual indictment of the West Bengal government, Governor MK Narayan on Wednesday said `goondaism` was taking place in the state.

45 new courts in WB for disposal of crimes against women

Close on the heels of the state government`s decision to set up 88 fast track courts, WB govt announced setting up of 45 more courts statewide.

Centre can consider 20-year term loan, debt restructuring: Mitra

Finance Minister Amit Mitra said, however, that the state government will "not beg" for financial aid.

NHRC seeks report from WB govt on woman selling 3 daughters for food

NHRC sought a report from West Bengal government on reports about a woman selling her three daughters to buy food.

No hike in fares now: WB govt

West Bengal government ruled out hike in bus and taxi fares, while Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee assured them that some alternate way would be provided to cover their losses.

Mamata government devoid of political will: Buddha

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee slammed Mamata Banerjee govt saying he hardly found any governance in the state.