Special postal covers on Gandhi's life events released

To commemorate various events in the life of Mahatma Gandhi, the postal department on Monday released four special covers for philately lovers.

Major reshuffle in Bengal IPS cadre

In a major reshuffle in IPS cadre in West Bengal, around 45 officials have either been promoted or transferred to various posts.

Sheena Bora murder case: Mumbai Police in Kolkata​ to question Siddharth Das
Sheena Bora murder case: Mumbai Police in Kolkata​ to question Siddharth Das

The Mumbai Police reached Kolkata on Tuesday to question Siddharth Das who has claimed to be the biological father of Sheena Bora.

BJP scotches speculation of tacit understanding with TMC

The BJP on Monday sought to scotch speculation of its tacit understanding with the Trinamool Congress, saying the cordial relationship between the Centre and the state government should not be misunderstood as bonhomie.

Ex-TMC leader Asif Khan's wife lodges complaint over search sans warrant

Former Trinamool Congress leader Asif Khan's wife Tabassum on Sunday lodged a complaint with a city police station alleging that the Bidhannagar police, who had arrested him, conducted a search operation at her residence last night without any warrant.

TMC lodges complaint with EC against Amit Shah

The Trinamool Congress on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission accusing BJP President Amit Shah of flouting the election Model Code of Conduct by staying at a government guest house during his campaign for the Assembly bye-elections in West Bengal.

Saradha chit fund scam: Kunal Ghosh accuses Mamata of benefitting the most, asks court to grill them together

Targeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee once again in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, suspended Trinamool Congress Chief MP Kunal Ghosh on Saturday demanded that police should grill TMC chief adding that “for truth to emerge, Mamata should be questioned.”

Amit Shah on two day visit to WB, to chalk out plan for BJP expansion
Amit Shah on two day visit to WB, to chalk out plan for BJP expansion

Buoyed by its vote swell in West Bengal in Lok Sabha polls, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday embarked on a two-day visit to the state in his bid to strengthen the party base and consolidate the gains to project it as an alternative to Left and Trinamool Congress there.

ED probe into Saradha money trail in final stages: Official

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) which initiated the money laundering probe into the multi-crore Saradha scam in April 2013, was in the process of finalising its investigation, ED officials said.

Another TMC leader draws flak for rape comment

After Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal,a party MLA has sparked controversy with his "insensitive" remark that "as long as the world exists, rape will be there", inviting strong condemnation from women's rights groups and parties with BJP demanding police action against the legislator.

Mukherjee questions Left Front`s farmland acquisition

Senior Congress leader and
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday questioned
the Left Front government`s stand on acquisition of farmland
to set up industry in West Bengal.

Beginning of the end for Left in WB?

This is the first time in the 33 year of history of the Left Front rule in West Bengal that they seem to be on a sticky wicket, especially after the blow they received in the Panchayat elections in May last year and subsequent polls to 11 municipalities in several districts and in some by-elections held recently.
Industry vs farmland


Politics of dictatorship