Cops to rescue of Bengal teen who fled confinement to appear in exam

However, the girl was not being allowed to appear in the examination as she could not bring admit card and registration certificate with her.

11 Mar 2022

Trinamool will renew contract with Prashant Kishor, clip wings of latter as advisor

The gag is said to be significant in the backdrop of recent developments ahead of the civic polls resulting in embarrassment for the ruling party.

10 Mar 2022

Rift in Bengal BJP widening as MP Locket Chatterjee meets dissident leaders

This comes two days after Chatterjee raised the issue of 'introspection' in last Saturday’s meeting, which was convened to analyse the reason behind the debacle. 

08 Mar 2022

Sunderbans has a problem of too many tigers

The Sunderbans in West Bengal has more tigers than the mangrove delta can carry, the Wildlife Institute of India has told the state forest department in its preliminary report.

06 Mar 2022

Matuas abandon BJP in civic polls

Matua leaders of the BJP, including Union minister Shantanu Thakur, had expressed discontent over the Centre not implementing the contentious CAA.

04 Mar 2022

TMC decimates oppn in civic elections

Decimating the Opposition in West Bengal civic polls, the Trinamool Congress won power in 102 civic bodies out of 108 with having no opposition in 31 municipalities.

03 Mar 2022

Kolkata Diary

“Classes will resume in the offline mode after the completion of mid-semester exams. Students will be asked to report to campus within March 21,” said an official.

02 Mar 2022

More than 4.5 lakh applicants turn up for 12,000 vacancies in Bengal health department

Overseen by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the recruitment process will start in March and continue for six months.

26 Feb 2022

Kolkata Diary

Vehicles leading towards the bridge from Alipore was diverted from Turf View towards the Hastings intersection.

14 Feb 2022

Mamata didi cuts nephew Abhishek to size, dissolves top-level posts

Hint of rift in Trinamool as Mamata includes loyalists in new national working committee

13 Feb 2022

Mamata dissolves TMC top posts, takes control amid reports of rift

According to party sources, the move is to clip the wings of Abhishek, who is facing stiff opposition from old timers in the party.

13 Feb 2022

Bengal orders razing of illegal religious structures

The districts include Darjeeling, Alipurduar, Cooch Behar, Kalimpong, East Midnapore, North 24 Parganas and East Burdwan.

07 Feb 2022

Bengal government's Rupashree scheme provides 2.5 lakh poor brides with financial assistance

Marriage of daughters is an auspicious occasion. But in many parts of India, this becomes a burden on the family. Many parents do not have the money to make this event memorable.

30 Jan 2022

Bangladesh diplomat in sex chat recalled

Confirming the diplomat’s recall, deputy high commissioner Toufique Hasan in Kolkata said they had zero tolerance on such matters.

30 Jan 2022

Kalighat temple reopening, second dose rollout for children and other stories from Kolkata

Stories from the City of Joy from our Bengal correspondent Pranab Mondal.

30 Jan 2022