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  • Homebuyers in West Bengal continue to be ‘mercilessly exploited’ as RERA remains non-functional in state: FPCE Dec 04, 2022 10:11 PM IST

    Homebuyers in West Bengal continue to be ‘mercilessly exploited’ as RERA remains non-functional in state: FPCE

    New buyers have no mechanism to check the track record or file complaints against the builders, Forum For People's Collective Efforts has said

  • West Bengal govt extends 'Duare Sarkar' programme till December 5 Nov 30, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    West Bengal govt extends 'Duare Sarkar' programme till December 5

    As per the earlier notification issued in September, the Duare Sarkar camps (government at your door step) were being held from November 1 to November 30.

  • West Bengal: Transgenders to be able to apply for govt jobs under general category Nov 26, 2022 07:55 AM IST

    West Bengal: Transgenders to be able to apply for govt jobs under general category

    State Finance Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said the new rules will be worked out based on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019.

  • Man barks in front of official to protest misspelling. On ration card, his name is ‘Kutta’ Nov 20, 2022 10:17 AM IST

    Man barks in front of official to protest misspelling. On ration card, his name is ‘Kutta’

    Fed up by his name getting misspelled constantly on his ration card, a man in West Bengal started barking in front of a government official as a way of protest.

  • CV Ananda Bose: 10 key facts about new West Bengal Governor Nov 18, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    CV Ananda Bose: 10 key facts about new West Bengal Governor

    CV Ananda Bose, who has been named the new West Bengal Governor, headed the Supreme Court Committee on the treasures of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala.

  • C V Ananda Bose appointed West Bengal Governor Nov 17, 2022 08:35 PM IST

    C V Ananda Bose appointed West Bengal Governor

    His appointment will take effect on the date he assumes charge of his office, it said.

  • Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone for highway projects in West Bengal, says infrastructure development key to boosting tourism Nov 17, 2022 01:57 PM IST

    Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone for highway projects in West Bengal, says infrastructure development key to boosting tourism

    Nitin Gadkari, who is on a whirlwind tour of the state, said that infrastructure development in north Bengal is key to boosting the region's tourism industry.

  • Some people are conspiring against Bengal, trying to defame us: Mamata Banerjee Nov 14, 2022 06:02 PM IST

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

    She slammed BJP leaders for engaging in ”anti-Bengal act” for urging the Centre to block funds for various welfare funds for the state. 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.

  • Mamata Banerjee condemns Akhil Giri's remarks, apologises to President on behalf of TMC Nov 14, 2022 05:55 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee condemns Akhil Giri's remarks, apologises to President on behalf of TMC

    Banerjee said she has immense respect for the President, and her party has cautioned Giri against making derogatory remarks in the future. ”I condemn Akhil Giri’s comment on President Droupadi Murmu. What Akhil has done is wrong.

  • Some people conspiring against Bengal, trying to defame us: Mamata Banerjee Nov 14, 2022 12:59 PM IST

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

    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.

  • Al-Qaeda operative from West Bengal arrested in J-K's Ramban: Cops Nov 07, 2022 04:55 PM IST

    Al-Qaeda operative from West Bengal arrested in J-K's Ramban: Cops

    Amiruddin Khan, a resident of Mashita Haora in West Bengal, was arrested by a police party from Ramban along Jammu-Srinagar national highway

  • Bengal will not be left out of CAA implementation process, claims BJP leader Nov 01, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    Bengal will not be left out of CAA implementation process, claims BJP leader

    Trinamool Congress spokesperson Kunal Ghosh said the ruling party in West Bengal will never allow the CAA to come into force in the state.

  • Mamata Banerjee likely to hold meeting with Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin in Chennai Nov 01, 2022 01:24 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee likely to hold meeting with Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin in Chennai

    Banerjee will travel to the southern metropolis on Wednesday as she has been invited by West Bengal Governor La Ganesan to his elder brother's birthday on November 3.

  • TMC has scant regard for judiciary: Kiren Rijiju Oct 31, 2022 08:04 AM IST

    TMC has scant regard for judiciary: Kiren Rijiju

    He was responding to a reported statement of West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee where she spoke on expropriation of powers.

  • Powers being seized by a section, may lead to presidential form of govt: Mamata Banerjee Oct 30, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Powers being seized by a section, may lead to presidential form of govt: Mamata Banerjee

    Chief Justice of India, Justice U U Lalit, who is the chancellor of the university, was also present on the occasion.

  • Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to Bengal for Eastern Zonal Council meeting postponed: Official Oct 29, 2022 07:18 PM IST

    Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to Bengal for Eastern Zonal Council meeting postponed: Official

    The official also said that the letter received from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), apprising the state government of the development, had no mention of any fresh date.

  • Cyclone Sitrang: West Bengal CM Mamata urges people to stay indoors in case of storm, heavy rain Oct 24, 2022 09:14 PM IST

    Cyclone Sitrang: West Bengal CM Mamata urges people to stay indoors in case of storm, heavy rain

    She also requested the people who were evacuated from the coastal areas to safe shelters to cooperate with the state administration and not return home until the threat of the Cyclone is over.

  • Bengal government takes all measures to deal with adverse situations due to cyclone 'Sitrang' Oct 24, 2022 04:56 PM IST

    Bengal government takes all measures to deal with adverse situations due to cyclone 'Sitrang'

    The weather system is expected to make a landfall between Tinkona island and Sandwip in Bangladesh early on October 25.

  • Cyclone 'Sitrang' likely to bring heavy rain, dampen Diwali cheer in Bengal Oct 24, 2022 04:08 PM IST

    Cyclone 'Sitrang' likely to bring heavy rain, dampen Diwali cheer in Bengal

    The system is expected to make a landfall between Tinkona island and Sandwip in Bangladesh early on October 25, the Met department said.

  • Heavy rain likely to pound West Bengal as cyclone threat looms large Oct 23, 2022 12:55 PM IST

    Heavy rain likely to pound West Bengal as cyclone threat looms large

    The IMD said the weather system is very likely to recurve in a northeastward direction and cross the Bangladesh coast between Tinkona Island and Sandwip around early morning on Monday.

  • Possible cyclone likely to reach West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by October 25: IMD Oct 20, 2022 01:26 PM IST

    Possible cyclone likely to reach West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by October 25: IMD

    The low pressure area is very likely to move west-northwestwards and develop into a depression over east-central and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal around October 22. It is likely to intensify into a deep depression by October 23.

  • Manappuram Jewellers sets up manufacturing unit in West Bengal Oct 18, 2022 07:52 AM IST

    Manappuram Jewellers sets up manufacturing unit in West Bengal

    This unit, the company's second after Bangalore, will be formally inaugurated on Tuesday.

  • 40 million tonne of coal stock will available with thermal power plants by March: Coal minister Oct 12, 2022 09:00 PM IST

    40 million tonne of coal stock will available with thermal power plants by March: Coal minister

    The minister’s announcement is significant because TPPs in India have managed to have a combined reserve coal stock of only about 24-25 million tons, which is enough to generate power for about 10 days.

  • In pics: 95 of Kolkata's best Durga idols participate in carnival Oct 09, 2022 12:51 PM IST

    In pics: 95 of Kolkata's best Durga idols participate in carnival

    UNESCO officials and diplomats of different countries were present at the Durga Puja carnival where Mamata Banerjee joined the folk dancers to shake a leg, or two.

  • Landslides snap road connectivity between Sikkim and West Bengal Oct 09, 2022 11:49 AM IST

    Landslides snap road connectivity between Sikkim and West Bengal

    According to a senior official, huge boulders have jammed National Highway 10 at two places 19 Mile and 20 Mile — between Singtam and Rangpo in East Sikkim.