West bengal

Local train coach derails near Howrah junction in West Bengal

No one was injured as the Howrah-bound train was moving slowly towards the platform when the derailment occurred.

published on : 6th December 2023

Tremors felt in West Bengal as 5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Bangladesh

West Bengal Disaster Management Department said that as of now, no damage has been reported from anywhere in the state.

published on : 2nd December 2023

Hours after Amit Shah's visit to West Bengal, CBI raids eight places in recruitment scam case

A TMC MLA and two councilors of the ruling party-dominated civic bodies's houses were raided in connection with irregularities in recruitment in state-run schools.

published on : 30th November 2023

West Bengal: 20-year-old woman shoots dead her 44-year-old partner, arrested

The woman was in a relationship with the 44-year-old man, who was married with four children, for the last four years.

published on : 27th November 2023

Union minister for CBI inquiry into 'irregularities' in Bengal’s mid-day meal scheme

State education minister Bratya Basu refuted all the allegations and questioned the manner in which the central teams submitted its report.

published on : 26th November 2023

Global Business Summit: Bengal receives Rs 3.7L crore proposal of investment

West Bengal received investment proposals worth over Rs 3.76 lakh crore during the business summit that concluded on Wednesday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.

published on : 23rd November 2023

Mukesh Ambani proposes to invest Rs 20K crore in Bengal

We plan to invest an additional Rs 20,000 crore in the next 3 years in the state,” said Ambani at the 7th edition of Bengal Global Business Summit.

published on : 22nd November 2023

Relations with CM 'very cordial'; conflicts can be resolved: Bengal Governor

Bose, who completed a year as the governor on Tuesday, said his priority is the well-being of the people of the state.

published on : 21st November 2023

Cyclone 'Midhili' intensifies, heavy rain likely in West Bengal, Odisha

It said that the system is likely to bring very heavy rainfall in the northeastern states of Mizoram and Tripura on Friday and in Nagaland, Manipur, south Assam and east Meghalaya till Saturday.

published on : 17th November 2023

Marriage registrars welcome Bengal govt's move to make biometrics must for weddings 

According to the new system, marriages in Bengal will now require fingerprints of the couple and their three witnesses, officials said.

published on : 16th November 2023

Heavy rain likely in Odisha and Bengal; Paddy farmers alerted

The IMD predicts squally wind speeds reaching 40-50 kmph (kilometre per hour) gusting to 60 kmph on November 16.

published on : 15th November 2023

CPI(M) members scuffle with police amid tensions in Joynagar over TMC leader's murder

The local TMC leadership alleged that the CPI(M) was behind the killing of Saifuddin Laskar, the ruling party's area president of Bamungachi in Joynagar.

published on : 14th November 2023

At least 30 injured as Odisha-bound luxury bus catches fire in Bengal

Some of the passengers tried to rush out of the vehicle by smashing side windows, and some of them fell into a roadside ditch.

published on : 11th November 2023

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake strikes West Bengal 

Tremors were felt in West Bengal's Alipurduar district and  Punjab's Rupnagar on Wednesday.

published on : 8th November 2023

Five Bengali child labourers rescued in Tiruppur

The children would be produced before the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Monday and their parents have been intimated, the official added.

published on : 6th November 2023

Ahead of ’24, Singur back to centre stage of Bengal politics

CPM’s Rajya Sabha MP Bikash Bhattacharya said the Bengal government was in no position to pay the compensation.

published on : 1st November 2023

Singur bites back Didi, ordered to pay Tata not-so-Nano relief

WB industrial development corpn told to cough up Rs 766 crore as compensation 

published on : 31st October 2023

Tata Motors wins Rs 766 cr compensation from West Bengal for Singur losses

The award is in respect to the auto major's claim of compensation from WBIDC under various heads, including the loss of capital investments with regard to the automobile manufacturing facility

published on : 30th October 2023

'Mission 2024': Bengal's political parties engage in 'battle of bookstalls' during Durga Puja

Political parties have used the platform of Durga Puja for years to propagate their ideology and policies to the people through bookstalls near pandals.

published on : 25th October 2023

West Bengal government to launch drive in other states to register migrant labourers

According to the state secretariat, the total figure of current migrant workers might increase or decrease now since the state government initiated some measures to give jobs in Bengal.

published on : 22nd October 2023
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