West Bengal to woo investors to create jobs 

Right now, Bengal has an incentive policy in place to support setting up of industrial parks, but none for large industries.   

19 Aug 2021

After quitting Congress, Sushmita Dev joins TMC in presence of Abhishek Banerjee

A senior TMC leader said she might meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee later in the day.

17 Aug 2021

Two Trinamool MPs attacked on the way to Agartala

Attackers throw bricks at the car, damage windshield; secretary of an MP injured 

16 Aug 2021

Bengal CPI(M) sets age limit for top posts

With a view to making the party more attractive to younger generation, the Bengal CPI (M) has decided to fix an age ceiling to be inducted into the party’s state, district and area committees.

14 Aug 2021

Kolkata Diary

IIM Kolkata has started a survey to find how many of the students pursuing two-year MBA programme have gotten both doses of the vaccine so that they can be called back to the campus.

14 Aug 2021

Bengal flood man-made, caused by excessive release of water: Mamata to Modi

Mamata, in her four-page letter, said 16 persons died in the flood and lakhs of farmers lost their livelihood.

05 Aug 2021

Kolkata diary

Kolkata Police has decided to form forensic teams in each of its nine divisions to collect samples from crime scenes and accident spots without delay.

03 Aug 2021

BJP pulls up Bengal unit leaders over online posts 

A few days earlier, the party’s youth wing president Saumitra Khan, in a Facebook post, accused Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari of misleading the party’s national leadership.

03 Aug 2021

Babul Supriyo's edited Facebook post on resignation sparks speculation on his next political move

In a separate post on Sunday, Supriyo also uploaded reactions of BJP’s West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh and TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh after his Facebook Post announcing his resignation.

02 Aug 2021

BJP-TMC feud reaches Tripura ahead of state poll

Sources in the TMC said, Mamata would deploy the same strategies that helped her win in Bengal.

01 Aug 2021

Bengal to continue popular scheme that helped Trinamool keep power

The West Bengal government has set up a state-level committee and three task forces to implement the “Duare Sarkar’’ scheme twice every year from now.

31 Jul 2021

Matuas threaten to end support to BJP over delay in implementation of CAA rules

Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, the BJP had assured the Matuas it will implement the CAA at the earliest.

30 Jul 2021

WB govt told to file affidavit on violence 

The court made it clear that it will not allow further extension of time and posted the matter for hearing on August 1.

29 Jul 2021

100 engineers, 500 postgraduates, 2,000 graduates apply for six Dom posts in Kolkata hospital

A month ago, Nilratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital sought applications for six vacancies and around 8,000 candidates responded.

25 Jul 2021

Suvendu Adhikari’s Hindu rhetoric on Bengal violence deaths sparks divide in BJP

The party said it not only consolidated Muslim votes in favour of the ruling party but also the votes of a section of Hindus who are against politics on the lines of religion.

24 Jul 2021