Kolkata cricketer Rahul Ghosh stable, Bengal government extends help
Kolkata cricketer Rahul Ghosh stable, Bengal government extends help

The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Wednesday assured all assistance to injured cricketer Rahul Ghosh, who continues to be in a stable condition but not out of danger yet.

Notice to IPL inaugural organisers over music copyright
Notice to IPL inaugural organisers over music copyright

An organisation that works to protect the rights of artists has issued notice to the IPL governing council, the West Bengal government and event managers claiming that the organisers of the IPL-8 inaugural show are "reluctant" to pay the fees for playing music, a statement said on Sunday.

Probe para-athletes mistreatment at Ghaziabad national meet: CWF

The Civilian Welfare Foundation (CWF), a body working for the rights of disabled people and para-athletes, on Friday pleaded to the West Bengal government and the country's sports bodies to probe the "harsh treatment" meted out to paralympic athletes at the three-day national meet in Uttar Pradesh.

West Bengal PSC Chairman resigns: Mamata Banerjee

 The West Bengal government has accepted the resignation of Chairman of the state Public Service Commission (PSC) SK Nurul Haque, who resigned from the post recently on health grounds.

Swine flu: Bengal to open more testing centres

The West Bengal government Tuesday decided to open more swine flu testing centres at the city's School of Tropical Medicine and the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Darjeeling district.

Bengal to focus on medical tourism: Official

After rolling out initiatives to promote eco-tourism, the West Bengal government is gearing up to pitch its best private healthcare establishments for medical tourism ventures.

Defending Sibal, Khurshid says lawyers cannot choose who to work for

Former union minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday defended fellow party member Kapil Sibal, after the latter came under flak for represent the West Bengal Government in the Supreme Court in connection to the CBI probe into the Saradha chit fund scam, stating that lawyers cannot work for people only from a particular party.

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.