The Biggest Stories of August 29, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
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India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 31, 2014
Her defiance against an age-old custom developed into a campaign that caught the imagination of the nation.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 28, 2014
Taxis may again go off the roads Today with some drivers' unions calling for a march to the state transport department headquarters in protest against 'police atrocities'.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Enraged over his wife's alleged extra-marital affair, a man on Tuesday threw acid at her, injuring her and two others in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 18, 2014
West Bengal's Kalyani University is starting a Bengali diaspora research centre that will not only shed light on the problems the community faces abroad but will also seek to restore them to their roots.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday said it has nabbed two people and seized fake Indian currency notes of face value Rs.1 lakh from them in West Bengal's Malda district.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 8, 2014
Three prisoners, including a murder convict, escaped from the city's Alipore Central Correctional Home today, a West Bengal minister said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 1, 2014
The CBI on Thursday conducted 30 raids in various places in West Bengal and Odisha in connection with its probe in the Rs 10,000 crore Saradha chit fund scam.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 31, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Telangana on August 1st and 2nd, Rashtrapati Bhavan said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
With encephalitis claiming over 100 lives in north West Bengal this year, all leaves of public health workers has been cancelled for a month, state Health Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya has said.
Indo Asian News Service | Friday July 25, 2014
The technology to store and analyse data for specific geographic locations across 1,000 gram panchayats will also bring in more accountability.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
West Bengal is considering a hugely successful South African birth control method to control the elephant population in the state in face of growing human-elephant conflict.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 17, 2014
The West Bengal government, in collaboration with Unicef, will launch a state-wide communication strategy on sanitation to reach out to the grassroots and boost installation of toilets in rural areas, an official said on Thursday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called up newly-appointed governor Kesari Nath Tripathi.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 12, 2014
Five people, including a woman, were killed and over a dozen injured on Saturday when a pickup van they were travelling in collided with another vehicle in West Bengal's Bankura district, police said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 5, 2014
Bihar Governor D.Y. Patil was on Friday sworn in as acting governor of West Bengal in place of M.K. Narayanan who relinquished office and left the city during the day.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 4, 2014
With the media continuing to highlight the nationwide outrage over Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament Tapas Pal's rape threat, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused her detractors of carrying out a campaign of "canards a...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 28, 2014
Angry passengers ransacked a railway station and roughed up two officials on Saturday claiming a woman passenger was thrown off a moving train in West Bengal's Howrah district.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 20, 2014
In compliance with the Supreme Court's ruling on red beacons, the West Bengal government on Thursday imposed restrictions on officials of various categories to bring down by more than 80 percent the use of such flashers in the city.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 13, 2014
Four people were killed and at least 10 others injured on Friday after an LPG cylinder exploded at a house in the city's Park Circus area, police said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 13, 2014
To give a respite to students from the searing heat, the West Bengal government on Friday decided to extend the summer vacation in schools till June 25.