Netaji kin, former IPS, new joinees in BJP's Bengal list

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST

Union Minister Babul Supriyo would fight to retain Asansol, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grand-nephew Chandra Kumar Bose is in fray from the prestigious Kolkata South, while BJP's West Bengal unit pre

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Forest cover in Bengal gone up by 4.29%: Mamata

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 4:15:14 PM IST

Marking the International Day of Forests on Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that forest cover in the state has gone up by 4.29 per cent.

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Dol Jatra/Holi celebrated with gaiety in West Bengal

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST

West Bengal joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the festival of Holi - or Dol Jatra as it is called in this part of the country - with colours, song and prayers, amid stepped-up security on T

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Trinamool's Mimi wants to lend people a voice before making promises (Dangal 2019)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Glamorous Bengali actress Mimi Chakraborty is banking on the love showered by the people on her through the years as she now canvasses for votes in the lanes and alleys of the Jadavpur Lok Sabha const

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Modi's arrest a 'got-up match', says Mamata

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday refused to give any credit to the Modi government for the arrest of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi in London and termed it a "got-up match".

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EC sends show cause notice to two Trinamool leaders

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST

The Election Commission on Wednesday slapped showcause notices on Trinamool Congress leaders Jitendra Kumar Tiwari and Anubrata Mondal, following the BJP's complaint against the duo and two state mini

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Young cricketer dies after collapsing while batting

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

A 22-year-old city based cricketer fell ill during a friendly match and died here on Wednesday, hospital sources said.

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Congress leaves 5 seats for Left Front in Bengal

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST

Amid the ongoing impasse over sharing of seats for the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the Congress on Wednesday decided to leave five seats for the Left Front, but said it would field candidates

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India should focus on neighbours first: Ex-IAF chief

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST

Stressing that world peace will depend on how India and China manage their relations, former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal (Retired) Arup Raha on Wednesday said both the countries ignore each other but

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World Cup to be most open till date: Kallis

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

The upcoming cricket World Cup will be the most open till date keeping in mind the format, feels South African legend Jacques Kallis.

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KKR balanced side with more pace options: Kallis

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST

Head coach Jacques Kallis feels two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are as balanced as they can be going into the new season with more fast bowling options than

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EC notice to BJP's Babul Supriyo over campaign song

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

The Election Commission on Tuesday slapped a show cause notice on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Asansol MP and Union Minster Babul Supriyo for failing to seek its permission before releasing the vide

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