West Bengal News

Chandan Mitra quits BJP, set to join Trinamool on Saturday

Chandan Mitra quits BJP, set to join Trinamool on Saturday

Senior journalist and two-time Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra has quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will join the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party on Saturday.

Jul 18, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
2 killed, 4 injured in blast during bomb making in West Bengal

2 killed, 4 injured in blast during bomb making in West Bengal

One died on the spot and the other on way to hospital, police said.

Jul 18, 2018, 00:48 AM IST
West Bengal BJP forms 5-member committee to probe tent collapse; Amit Shah seeks report

West Bengal BJP forms 5-member committee to probe tent collapse; Amit Shah seeks report

Section 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide) has been slapped against the decorators and organisers who had set up the tent.

Jul 17, 2018, 19:22 PM IST
Sand mafia, illegal immigrants make Mahananda river in West Bengal a hotbed of controversies

Sand mafia, illegal immigrants make Mahananda river in West Bengal a hotbed of controversies

Zee News' Kamalika Sengupta reports on how encroachment on the riverbed is not just an environmental crisis but consequent influx of illegal immigrants could possibly become a threat to national

Jul 17, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Tent collapse at Modi's rally injures 90, Centre seeks report from West Bengal

Tent collapse at Modi's rally injures 90, Centre seeks report from West Bengal

As many as 90 people including 50 women were injured after a portion of a makeshift tent collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in West Bengal's Paschim Midnapore.

Jul 16, 2018, 23:45 PM IST
Failed to reach venue on time, BJP workers attack volunteers at Modi's rally: Watch

Failed to reach venue on time, BJP workers attack volunteers at Modi's rally: Watch

The incident took place at Chowringhee crossing in Kharagpur.

Jul 16, 2018, 20:52 PM IST
20 injured in Modi's rally in West Bengal; PM meets victims, gets emotional

20 injured in Modi's rally in West Bengal; PM meets victims, gets emotional

PM Modi saw the tent collapsing while he was in the middle of his speech. He immediately instructed SPG personnel standing next to attend to the injured.

Jul 16, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
In Mamata's bastion, PM Modi attacks West Bengal's 'syndicate politics'

In Mamata's bastion, PM Modi attacks West Bengal's 'syndicate politics'

Asking people to take a cue from Tripura elections, PM Narendra Modi said West Bengal must come together to fight the political establishment here.

Jul 16, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
Two BJP workers murdered in Purulia, party blames TMC for killings

Two BJP workers murdered in Purulia, party blames TMC for killings

The BJP in Bengal said that 27 BJP workers have been killed out of which 5 have been killed in Purulia alone.

Jul 12, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Man arrested for flying drone close to Indo-Bangla border during Mamata's visit

Man arrested for flying drone close to Indo-Bangla border during Mamata's visit

The drone was reportedly spotted by locals and police officials immediately reached the spot and confiscated it.

Jul 10, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
Man masturbates at a railway station in Bengal, woman streams it live on Facebook

Man masturbates at a railway station in Bengal, woman streams it live on Facebook

The man started to masturbate right outside the women's compartment just before a Howrah-bound local train was about to leave the Bandel station. 

Jul 09, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
TMC-Congress grand-alliance possible: Mamata bats for united Opposition against BJP

TMC-Congress grand-alliance possible: Mamata bats for united Opposition against BJP

Amid growing calls for a united Opposition against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she's not averse to working with Congress towards a common

Jul 07, 2018, 21:12 PM IST
Bengali actor Joy Mukherjee given bail after being arrested on charges of assault

Bengali actor Joy Mukherjee given bail after being arrested on charges of assault

It has been alleged that Joy Mukherjee abused fellow actor Sayantika Banerjee and assaulted her brother.

Jul 07, 2018, 18:53 PM IST
Two-year-old boy sexually abused in Kolkata's play school, FIR registered

Two-year-old boy sexually abused in Kolkata's play school, FIR registered

The assault was reportedly confirmed following a medical test, police said. The kid's family has, meanwhile, registered an FIR.

Jul 05, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Jadavpur University scraps entrance tests for 6 UG courses, triggers massive student protest

Jadavpur University scraps entrance tests for 6 UG courses, triggers massive student protest

The new system will be applicable "only for this year".

Jul 04, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Man suffering from blood cancer live streams suicide on Facebook

Man suffering from blood cancer live streams suicide on Facebook

While he started the live stream on Facebook, some of his friends tried to reach out to him on phone but to no avail.

Jul 02, 2018, 19:46 PM IST
TMC calls Amit Shah a 'rioter' as BJP chief blames Mamata for violence in West Bengal

TMC calls Amit Shah a 'rioter' as BJP chief blames Mamata for violence in West Bengal

This comes days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a “militant organisation”.

Jun 28, 2018, 23:54 PM IST
Heavy showers lash Kolkata, wet spell to continue

Heavy showers lash Kolkata, wet spell to continue

Reports suggest the city has received 144mm of rain in just 24 hours.

Jun 26, 2018, 09:12 AM IST
 Heavy rains warning issued for Gujarat, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha; North India reels under heat wave

Heavy rains warning issued for Gujarat, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha; North India reels under heat wave

Uttar Pradesh reeled under hot weather conditions on Monday and Banda was the hottest place in the state with a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius.

Jun 26, 2018, 00:00 AM IST
Rain lash West Bengal,6 killed in  lightning

Rain lash West Bengal,6 killed in lightning

An 18-year-old person drowned in Sutunga river in Mekhliganj in Cooch Behar district during the rains.

Jun 25, 2018, 16:25 PM IST

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