West Bengal

Opposition will unite to oust BJP from power in 2024, says Mamata

"All of us will be on one side and the BJP on the other. The BJP's arrogance, its hope of bagging 300 seats will be its nemesis. 'Khela Hobe' in 2024," she said.

published on : 8th September 2022

'As if I am their servant': Mamata hits at Centre for not getting proper invitation to Netaji statue event

The Union Cultural Minister, too, seemed to have found no time to write to me. I didn't go. I garlanded Netaji’s statue in Kolkata this afternoon,’’ said Mamata.

published on : 8th September 2022

Man killed by wild elephant in West Bengal's Jhargram, seventh death in 15 days

Parimal Pal, a resident of Kismat-Jambeda village in Badhgora panchayat area, was cutting a tree at a nearby forest when he was trampled to death by the elephant.

published on : 7th September 2022

Chit fund case: Residences of TMC MLA Subodh Adhikari, his brother raided by CBI

CBI officers carried out raids at four places of Halisahar and Kanchrapara in North 24 Parganas district, including the ancestral house of the Adhikari brothers and their current residences.

published on : 4th September 2022

TMC celebrates UNESCO tag for Puja as BJP jibes

Organised a month ahead of Durga Puja, the event, political observers say, was the TMC’s desperate attempt to woo the sentiment of Bengalis riding on the festival season.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Kolkata comes to standstill as TMC organises rally to celebrate UNESCO tag for Durga Puja

The event is being organised a month ahead of Durga Puja. Political observers termed it a desperate attempt by the ruling party to woo Bengalis.

published on : 1st September 2022

West Bengal tops in domestic violence by husband, in-laws: NCRB data

It is clear that women are standing up for their rights and that they are aware of being violated, hence reporting of 498A has definitely increased, said mental health activist Ratnaboli Ray.

published on : 30th August 2022

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee hikes financial assistance for Durga puja clubs 

She said that state government employees would be entitled to an 11-day leave on the occasion of Durga puja, the biggest festival in Bengal, from September 30.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Bengal to recover ‘funnelled’ Central scheme funds, gives September 9 to officials 

The decision of recovering the fund was taken in a virtual meeting between panchayat department officials and officers assigned to oversee development works in districts.

published on : 21st August 2022

Mamata asks ministers to avoid beacon lights

Mamata said the party’s clean image was her priority. "No minister should use red beacons on their vehicle and pilot cars even when they are going to or coming from districts," she added.

published on : 19th August 2022

Arrested Anubrata Mondal's daughter to appear before Calcutta HC today in TET exam case

The petitioner alleged that a total of six people including Mandal were given jobs as primary teachers without undergoing the TET exam.

published on : 18th August 2022

Didi firmly stands by Anubrata, maintains distance from Partha

“What has Keshto (Mondal) done? What evidence you have against him? I asked him to go Rajya Sabha, but he declined saying he would love to work for the party’s organisation.

published on : 15th August 2022

Bengal: 20,000 cattle sold illegally in three years with Anubrata Mondal as mastermind, says CBI

Sources said Mondal used Birbhum as the corridor to smuggle cattle to Bangladesh, and around 20,000 cattle were illegally sold during 2014-17.

published on : 14th August 2022

Guwahati diary: Terrorism takes centre stage in state

A CID team of West Bengal police had come to Guwahati to question Dhanuka after suspecting him of supplying money to the arrested trio.

published on : 14th August 2022

Cattle smuggling racket that TMC's Anubrata Mondal was involved in had a deep nexus

Politicians, as well as officials, had hands in cross-border cattle smuggling, Intelligence Bureau and BSF officials revealed.

published on : 13th August 2022

Bengal has potential to earn Rs 20000 crore from seafood export in next 5 years

Shrimps account for the lion's share of the export earnings in marine products and the ban on antibiotics and its proper implementation by the state government will help the industry grow.

published on : 12th August 2022

TMC's Anubrata Mondal remanded in CBI custody for 10 days

The special CBI court judge remanded Mondal in CBI custody till August 20 on a prayer by the investigating agency. The TMC leader's lawyer said no bail prayer was moved by him.

published on : 11th August 2022

ED summons eight West Bengal IPS officers in coal smuggling case

"There is evidence that these officers benefited from the scam. All of them were posted in areas where the smuggling happened," the ED official said.

published on : 11th August 2022

At least 40 people injured in West Bengal bus accident

The injured passengers are undergoing treatment at Uluberia Sub-divisional Hospital.

published on : 8th August 2022

SSC scam: Partha Chatterjee lone inmate in cell, has chit fund scam accused as neighbours

Arpita is lodged in Alipore correctional home for women, which is generally given to prisoners showing good conduct.

published on : 7th August 2022
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