Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 21, 2014
With a pair of giant tortoises gifted from the islands of Seychelles and renovated enclosures, the Kolkata zoo now boasts a fresh look in the festive season.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 18, 2014
Entrusting Trinamool Congress MP and nephew Abhishek Banerjee with more responsibilities, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today merged the 'Trinamool Congress Yuva' with the party's youth wing.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 15, 2014
A youth was arrested in Malda district of West Bengal on the charge of making a derogatory remark against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Facing relentless attacks by the BJP over different issues including the Burdwan blast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the saffron party of "arrogance and irresponsible conduct" which she termed as reminiscent of the Emergen...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 13, 2014
Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government did nothing to unravel the truth behind the October 2 blast in West Bengal, former Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly said the National Investigation Agency or NIA probe would throw up "uncomfortable" facts fo...
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 12, 2014
Mamata Banerjee was present at the inaugural ceremony of the Indian Super League football tournament in Kolkata.
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 12, 2014
Nita Ambani, chairperson of IMG-Reliance & founding Chairperson of Football Sports Development (ISL), completed the formality by saying in Bengali, "Aami Indian Super League er subho suchno korchi (I declare the Indian Super League Open)".
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 8, 2014
The Indian Super League opening ceremony will begin at 5 pm with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee formally opening the 11-week-long tournament that will be kicked off with the home side Atletico de Kolkata squaring up against Mumbai City FC...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to inaugurate the tournament that will conclude on December 20, while Bollywood heartthrob Priyanka Chopra will set the stage on fire along with Varun Dhawan in a 45-minute opening ceremony that wo...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with agency inputs) | Sunday October 5, 2014
Two women were arrested today in connection with a blast on October 2 that killed two suspected terrorists at a house in West Bengal's Burdwan district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Durga Puja, West Bengal's biggest festival began on Tuesday amidst rituals of 'Mahashasti' in which the Goddess is welcomed to her earthly abode.
India | Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday September 25, 2014
An FIR will have to be filed against actor turned Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal within the next 72 hours for his controversial "rape-murder" comments, the Calcutta High Court directed today.
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday September 24, 2014
In a setback to the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court today ordered that the Parui case be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI.
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday September 23, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee started her Durga Puja celebrations with an artistic touch.
India | Monideepa Banerjie | Monday September 22, 2014
In the middle of massive protests at West Bengal's prestigious Jadavpur University against the alleged molestation of a student, a Trinamool legislator, who is also West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, has suggested on Facebook that t...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Monday September 22, 2014
Two days after students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University (JU) and their sympathisers organised a mammoth rally in the city, West Bengal's ruling party, the Trinamool Congress, is all set to launch a counter-rally today.
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, J Sam Daniel Stalin, Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 21, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation questioned Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in connection with Saradha ponzi scam in Chennai on Saturday, sources in the agency said. Mrs Chidambaram has denied being questioned.
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 21, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation has questioned Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in connection with Saradha ponzi scam, sources in the agency have said. Mrs Chidambaram was apparently questioned in Chennai on Satu...
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday September 20, 2014
Kolkata's precious Jadavpur University was paralysed for a third day on Friday as students stood their ground and demanded vice chancellor Abhijit Chakrabartito's resignation for calling in the police on Tuesday to break up a student protest.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 19, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government was determined to cover every Gram Panchayat with a bank branch to promote financial inclusion in the rural sector.