Lt Gen Gurpal Singh Sangha today took over as the General Officer Commanding, Bengal Area, of the Army, Defence sources said here.
West Bengal News
At least 79 police personnel and over 100 Left protesters were injured on Monday as security forces used tear gas and carried out baton charges on thousands of belligerent activists who broke barricades and hurled stones at the police here and neighbouring Howrah during a protest march to the secretariat.
In a stern warning, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday instructed the police to step up vigilance and check bomb manufacturing, particularly, in sensitive areas of Birbhum district, where crude bomb-making related explosions have occurred.
At least 11 peasants` wings of the Left Front in the state are scheduled to hold the "march to Nabanna" rally` in five different parts of the city.
The Enforcement Directorate has issued fresh summons to Narada news CEO Mathew Samuel in its money laundering probe, initiated after a sting operation purportedly showed several TMC leaders, including MPs and ministers, taking money.
Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked her party leaders and elected representatives to be prepared for "any situation" in the days to come.
The Odisha High Court on Friday granted bail to Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, who was arrested for his alleged link with the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam.
Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Mamta Banerjee met up in Delhi for discussing the strategy for upcoming presidential polls.
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday turned down the bail plea of a doctor, arrested by the state CID in November 2016 for his alleged complicity in a child trafficking and adoption racket.
Three persons travelling in a boat died while one is missing after it capsized in Ganga river in Simultala area here, officials said today.
The President will inaugurate the Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive Sciences at Sonarpur,
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal at the national capital and is learnt to have discussed the upcoming presidential election in which the opposition parties are seeking to put up a consensus candidate.
TMC on Wednesday swept the municipal polls in Bengal, capturing four of seven civic bodies.
Kolkata cleric Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, who was earlier sacked from his position as Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan mosque by the trustee board, stirred another controversy when he refused to go with the order saying he has the backing of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati had recently threatened 'jihad' and refused to take off red beacon from his vehicle.
A fire broke out at a godown located in an old building of Burrabazar area of central Kolkata on Wednesday, the police said.
The counting for the seven municipalities in West Bengal that went to polls on May 14 began on Wednesday.
Tipu Sultan Mosque Shahi Imam Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, considered close to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, is known for his repeated controversial comments.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday came out in support of RJD chief Lalu Prasad after the Income Tax Department conducted raids at 22 places in and around Delhi in connection with an alleged `Benami` property case involving him and his family.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reached 10, Janpath in New Delhi to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the upcoming presidential elections and said a consensus candidate will prove to be beneficial for the nation.
West Bengal will make it mandatory for students to learn Bengali in schools, including those affiliated to ICSE and CBSE, state Education minister has said.
Check wbresults.nic.in to access the West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017.
The West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education Examination Result 2017 will be declared on Tuesday.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is due to meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in the national capital on Tuesday.
Controversial cleric Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati, the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, may be sacked from his post for making highly objectionable and inflammatory remarks against the country.
The West Bengal HS Result 2017, WBCHSE Class 12th Results, WBCHSE Class XII Exam Result 2017, WBCHSE Class 12th Results 2017 expected to be released on Tuesday.
The Opposition Congress and the Left Front on Monday decided to move an adjournment motion in the Assembly during its forthcoming session against alleged violence in the municipal poll.
The Mamata Banerjee ministry in West Bengal was expanded on Monday with the induction of two ministers.
WannaCry is without doubt the biggest ransomware attack the world has ever seen and has so far affected over 100-150 countries, including India.
Moderate to brisk polling for seven civic bodies in West Bengal was reported on Sunday, as the principal opposition parties, the Left Front, Congress and BJP, demanded scrapping of the "farcical" elections amid alleged violence and booth capturing in three municipalities.
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