CPI-M politburo member Mohammed Salim on Tuesday blamed state government for the plight of flood victims in northern Bengal.
West Bengal News
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central government, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea seeking direction to the internet majors to take down the links of the Blue Whale game.
Banerjee said 45 lakh people have been affected in the three north Bengal districts — Malda, North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur — she toured during the day.
The chief minister said the state government's primary task was to help those affected in the floods.
IIT Kharagpur has launched an ambitious programme to encourage beginners of undergraduate engineering courses at the institute to enrol for Genomics Study.
A hand grenade was hurled at the Kalimpong police station at around 11 pm yesterday, killing a civic volunteer and injuring two others.
The flood situation in northern West Bengal has shown an overall improvement.
Kalimpong District Magistrate Vishwanath said prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure had been imposed since August 10 for one month, adding that police was taking additional measures for security.
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding an FIR filed against him on suspicion of the deadly bomb blast in Darjeeling, on Friday.
The Kolkata Police have introduced five Harley-Davidson bikes in their fleet which will be engaged for VIP duties, claimed reports.
A bomb ripped through the heart of West Bengal`s hill town of Darjeeling damaging a few shops early on Sunday, police said.
The institute has said the students "with ulterior motives" destroyed CCTV cameras at the main gate and "grossly misbehaved" with security personnel on duty.
Trinamool Congress on Thursday bagged all seven civic bodies in West Bengal.
A city court on Thursday discharged GJM supremo Bimal Gurung in the Madan Tamang murder case and directed that charges be framed against 47 other accused.
Madan Tamang was hacked to death at Upper Clubside in the heart of Darjeeling town in May 2010 when he was overseeing preparations for a public meeting.
Mamata Banerjee-headed Trinamool Congress on Thursday scored a landslide victory on Saturday in the West Bengal civic elections.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress registered a landslide victory in all seven urban local bodies, where elections were held on August 13.
The two were arrested last night and produced in Dubrajpur court today which sent them to police custody for two days.
Arvind Kejriwal in turn thanked the Trinamool Congress supremo.
In an another shocking incident, a Trinamool Congress minister has been caught on camera assaulting a vendor in West Bengal.
Twenty-four-year-old Jiya was once forced to dance at gunpoint. Now the plucky transwoman from West Bengal is blazing a trail of success as a trainee in an operation theatre (OT) technician`s course.
The Netaji statue was to be installed in the Panchra village panchayat office compound.
The indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills entered its 62nd day on Tuesday.
Mamata Banerjee on Monday said every person in Bengal has the full freedom to celebrate Independence Day.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has always been opposing the Centre`s policies and initiatives, adding it is high time to stop politics over patriotism.
With most Bangladeshis preferring West Bengal as their destination while visiting India, the state has the most to gain from a better relation between the two countries, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said.
A section of Jadavpur University students, who were protesting against the West Bengal government`s directive to replace the existing students union with a nominated students` council, called off their agitation early on Saturday after nearly 36 hours of demonstrations.
The clipping was uploaded on the Narada news portal in March last year ahead of the state assembly elections.
In a minor police reshuffle in West Bengal, six IPS officers have been transferred, a Home department notification said.
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