West Bengal

Bengal: Four injured in bomb blast; war of words erupt between BJP, TMC

Several crude bombs exploded before a marriage hall injuring four wedding party members early Sunday, the official said.

published on : 27th November 2022

West Bengal: Cabinet decides to allow trans people to apply for govt jobs under general category

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, earlier on Friday, asked the social welfare department to formulate rules that will enable transgenders to have equal opportunities in all fields.

published on : 26th November 2022

Main enemy RSS, electorally will fight both TMC and BJP: CPI(M)'s Salim

However, in terms of electoral contests, Salim made it clear that his party would "continue to fight both BJP and Mamata Banerjee's TMC. We are not a fake opposition. We will oppose both."

published on : 25th November 2022

'Uncultured conduct: Suvendu Adhikari skips Bengal guv's swearing-in ceremony over seat allocation

Hitting out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Adhikari said, ‘’She cannot forget her defeat in Nandigram by me. She had to get elected from a seat in Kolkata to continue as the Chief Minister.’’

published on : 23rd November 2022

CV Ananda Bose takes oath as West Bengal Governor 

He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court Prakash Shrivastava in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Rift widens in Bengal BJP over separate statehood demand

Ghosh’s statement came after BJP MLA in Bankura’s Onda Amarnath Sakha demanded a separate state comprising five districts in south Bengal.

published on : 22nd November 2022

A touch of Bengal at Fifa world cup venue in Qatar

An electrical component manufacturing company, BMC Electroplast Pvt Ltd, an MSME unit in Thakurpukur in Kolkata’s southern fringe, supplied around 3,000 transformers to Qatar.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Bengal: 12 injured, 50 houses gutted in Siliguri slum blaze 

The blaze erupted around 8 pm on Saturday in Rana Bustee in ward number 18, and eight fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames, the officials said.

published on : 20th November 2022

West Bengal: Ex-Navy man killed, body chopped into pieces allegedly by wife, son

The mother-son duo came under police suspicion when they lodged a missing diary in the wee hours of November 15.

published on : 20th November 2022

Former bureaucrat C V Ananda Bose governor of West Bengal

Bose has brought out 350 publications, including 45 books in English, Malayalam and Hindi consisting of novels, short stories, poems and essays.

published on : 18th November 2022

Tribals in West Bengal's Khairasole face acute water crisis

Tribals at Khairasole village have to walk more than 3 km to fetch water as their village does not have a single tubewell or pond.

published on : 16th November 2022

Centre should do away with GST if it can't clear our dues: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

'I would like to tell the central government that releasing funds for the 100-day work scheme is a constitutional norm,' Mamata Banerjee said.

published on : 15th November 2022

Some people conspiring against Bengal, trying to defame us: Mamata

Amid the arrests of senior party leaders in graft cases, the TMC supremo said those who have committed mistakes should be given a chance to rectify these.

published on : 14th November 2022

Bengal: Onset of winter sees political temperature soaring between TMC, BJP

TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh alleged that it was evident from the BJP leaders' statements that they were hatching a conspiracy to destabilize the state government.

published on : 14th November 2022

CAA, dengue, remarks on Prez - issues that will rock winter session of Bengal Assembly on Monday

After facing severe criticism from different quarters, the Trinamool Congress had on Saturday censured its leader, while Giri also apologied for his comments referring to the President.

published on : 14th November 2022

Centre alleges West Bengal government not sharing dengue data

However, the West Bengal government, pointing to glitches in the Centre’s website, claimed that it has been sharing information.

published on : 12th November 2022

Ready to pay with my life, but won’t allow CAA, says Mamata

Mamata’s remark is said to be politically significant as the venue of the rally in Nadia district, which has significant electorates of Matuas, Hindu refugees from Bangladesh.

published on : 10th November 2022

BJP 'using' CAA with eye on Gujarat polls: Mamata Banerjee

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo asserted that she will never allow the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in West Bengal.

published on : 9th November 2022

Bengal: 600 students register in 3rd gender category for higher secondary course

Transgender rights activist Ranjita Sinha said that this is surely a positive development provided the right and deserving people get the facility of this third-gender option.

published on : 5th November 2022

Matuas to stop trusting BJP if Citizenship Amendment Act not implemented: Community leaders

The ruling TMC in Bengal, however, claimed that the BJP was trying to fool Matuas with the "CAA hoax".

published on : 4th November 2022
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