For 14 months after her ordeal in February last year, Kolkata's Park Street rape survivor struggled to find a job to support her ailing mother and two daughters.
A Delhi-based couple were arrested from Kolkata for duping several banks by forging documents, police said on Saturday.
Woman mountaineer Chanda Gayen has successfully scaled the Mt Everest today, becoming the third woman from West Bengal to achieve the feat.
In West Bengal, a nine-year-old boy died after being mercilessly beaten by his teacher in a school in South 24 Paraganas on Wednesday.
Student protestors, demanding action on the Saradha chit-fund scam, clashed with the police in Central Kolkata today. The protestors, who are from the student wing of the Socialist Unity Centre of India, were marching from College Street towards the Writers' Building, the secretariat building of the West Bengal government, where prohibitory orders are in place.
A man who claimed to be a Maoist was detained near West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's house this morning, the police said.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013, Washington
An 18-year-old Indian-American has become the youngest graduate topper of the prestigious University of California in more than a century.
Three persons, including the step-mother, have been arrested in West Bengal's Hooghly district after they allegedly set on fire a minor girl who refused to be forcibly married, police said on Friday.
President Pranab Mukherjee will arrive in Kolkata on May 5 on a three-day visit to the state to attend a number of programmes, including the Valedictory Function of the Sesquicentennial Celebration of Calcutta High Court.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday renamed seventeen streets in the metropolis after legendary personalities from the world of industry, arts, music and others.