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Emirates announces special Independence Day fares

Kolkata | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

Emirates has announced special fares for on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day. Travelers from Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Kochi and Trivandrum c

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Mamata slams BJP on NRC issue

Kolkata | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a scathing attack against BJP president Amit Shah on the NRC issue on Tuesday. Speaking at Nabanna, the state secretariat, Ms Banerjee question

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38 lakh Bengali-speaking persons left out of draft NRC: Mamata (Lead)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

Upping the ante on her opposition to the draft NRC in Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that 38 lakh Bengali-speaking persons -- both Hindus and Muslims -- were left

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Mamata slams BJP on 'One Nation, One Election' issue

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST

Slamming the BJP for supporting the 'One Nation, One Election' system, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday questioned its viability in case of political instability at the Centre in

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Eight people killed in three separate auto accidents in Bengal

Kolkata | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

At least eight people were killed and four sustained serious wounds in three separate auto accidents that occurred last night across West Bengal, official sources said today. Four people were killed,

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KNM presents artists whose work extend in time, space

Kolkata | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art will present an exhibition of video, virtual reality and kinetic artworks from the museum's collection, featuring key Indian and international artists. The exhibition,

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Dropout rate at upper primary level higher in boys in West Bengal: Unicef

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST

The dropout rate of boys at upper primary level is double that of girls in West Bengal, and the challenge is to find out the disparities, said country representative of Unicef Yasmin Ali Haque on Tue

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38 lakh Bengali-speaking persons left out of draft NRC: Mamata

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST

Upping the ante on her opposition to the draft NRC in Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that 38 lakh Bengali-speaking persons -- both Hindus and Muslims -- were left

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Police tightens security in Bengal for peaceful celebration of Independence day

Kolkata | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

The police have tightened security in and around the city as well as in the districts of West Bengal, particularly in border areas, for peaceful celebration of 72nd Independence Day tomorrow. S

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Metro Railway Kolkata reviews and strengthens security on eve of 72nd Independence Day

Kolkata | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

On the eve of the 72nd Independence Day, Kolkata Metro Railway has reviewed and strengthened the Security arrangements at various Stations and Station premises for the Security of their commuters.

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Gift on Kanyashree Dibas – A new university for Kanyashree girls

Kolkata | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called for raising voice against riot, injustice, canards, discrimination, propaganda, extremism to build a better society. " Protest against riots, inj

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Bengal government removes income ceiling for 'Kanyashree' scheme

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday lifted the ceiling on annual family income for the beneficiaries of her government's flagship women welfare scheme 'Kanyashree' that aims to ensur

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