Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 19, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government was determined to "hang" the perpetrators of the gang-rape and murder of a girl in North 24-Parganas within a month.
Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday June 18, 2013
She came, she saw but she did not conquer. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suddenly went to Kamduni village on Monday and met the family of the 20-year-old college girl who was brutally raped and murdered on June 7. But, as she left their ...
Press Trust of India | Friday June 14, 2013
Setting aside political differences, Congress-led UDF government and LDF opposition headed by CPM in Kerala today expressed serious concern over large scale deportation of expatriate workers from Kuwait and asked the Centre to intervene in the situat...
Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Mamata Banerjee today sounded distinctly relieved at retaining the Howrah Lok Sabha seat, by-elections to which were held at the weekend. Her candidate Prasun Banerjee defeated the CPM's Sridip Bhattacherjee, by over 27,000 votes.
Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Saturday May 25, 2013
An Indian Police Service or IPS officer in Kolkata, Nazrul Islam, has sent a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs on May 10, alleging corrupt practices in the ministry in 2010 when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was Railways Minister.
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Wednesday May 22, 2013
As the UPA II government completes four years in office, the Opposition launched a scathing attack on the Centre and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today on its performance. While the BJP raised question over the leadership quality of the PM, the Cong...
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh (With inputs from Agencies) | Thursday April 25, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a trip to God's own country and kicked up a political row. Mr Modi's visit to the Sivagiri Sree Narayana Mutt in Kerala to take part in its silver jubilee celebrations evoked strong reactions -- ...
Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Sudipta Sen, the man whose chit fund went bust earlier this month, wiping out the savings of lakhs of depositors in West Bengal, is being escorted by the police to Kolkata from Kashmir, where he was tracked down yesterday.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 26, 2013
Sudipta Sen, the man whose chit fund went bust last week wiping out the savings of lakhs of depositors in West Bengal, was today sent to four-day transit remand by a court in Ganderbal, near Srinagar in Kashmir. Mr Sen and his two colleagues, identif...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday April 23, 2013
Sudipta Sen, the West Bengal businessman on the run since his chit fund went bust last week, has been arrested from a hotel in Sonmarg, Kashmir. Also reportedly in police custody with him are his associates identified as Debjani Mukhopadhyay and Arvi...
Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday April 18, 2013
Exactly 15 days ago, 23-year-old Sudipto Gupta, an activist of the CPM's student wing, the SFI, died in Kolkata. His friends allege he was fatally beaten by the police. The police claim Sudipto hit his head against a lamp post as he hung out of a bus...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 17, 2013
The West Bengal Human Rights Commission today ordered an inquiry into the chaining of an SFI student leader to his bed at a state-run hospital in Siliguri while in judicial custody.
Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday April 17, 2013
Last week's attacks by Trinamool Congress workers on CPM offices across West Bengal have had tragic and shocking consequences in Siliguri. A college student, who was arrested last week and sent to hospital after he fell ill, was found chained to his ...
Edited by Mala Das | Thursday April 11, 2013
CPM leader Prakash Karat has written to the President of the country, complaining that the Governor of West Bengal, MK Narayanan, has made remarks that "do not behove a person occupying a constitutional post."
NDTV.com | Thursday April 11, 2013
CPM Chief Prakash Karat has complained to President Pranab Mukherjee about the Bengal Governor who criticised the Left after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was heckled in Delhi on Tuesday.