The heavy-lift Super Hercules cargo aircraft can carry about 20 tonnes of load at one go. This move will also help the Indian army, which has its newlyformed Mountain Strike Corps headquartered in the Burdwan's Panagarh.
After BJP-led Maharashtra government banned sale and consumption of beef, the Saffron party’s cow development cell has roped in Rajnath Singh among others for a mega rally in Kolkata in October.
GC Singh was carrying out anti-sabotage checks before the chief minister’s flight landed. The jawan stepped on a polycarbonate sheet which couldn’t take his weight.
The East Midnapore district court ordered on Wednesday that Debabrata Das, a youth from Contai, be hanged until death after he was found guilty of killing four members of his family, including his mother and elder brother.
The Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said both Kolkata and London have their own identities but there are a number of similarities.
Health dept is already facing a PIL for operating a similar unit at School of Tropical Medicine since 2013. Though the state health department has given clearnace, it is yet to procure permission from MCI, ICMR and drug controller of India.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has completed 100 meetings to assess the development work in each district. After Kali Puja is over, TMC will start the campaign as conceived by the state leadership, said Anubrata Mondal, Trinamool’s Birbhum president.
The NIA officers got in touch with officials of the district election commission and sought details of Barkat Ali’s voter’s ID. Barkat had claimed in court the he was 15 and hence should be treated as a minor. His school records show he was born on January 2, 2000.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee emphasised that while her official delegation consisted of 12 members comprising state cabinet ministers, senior officials and MPs, the rest of the 50-member team would bear their own travel expenses.
Students across the country appeared for the re-examination of the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) amid tight security measures like pat downs before being allowed inside the centres on Saturday.
For the past two months, the fate of 62 Rohingya Muslims including 21 children, the first batch among hundreds behind bars in Bengal jails, who were able to send application for refugee status to United Nations high commissioner for Refuges (UNHCR), hangs in a balance.
Despite securing a B grade in the NAAC assessment, Visva-Bharati, the only central university in the state, has been witnessing a steady flow of students who are seeking admission to the varsity’s courses.
As she set the tone for the crucial assembly polls next year, Mamata Banerjee highlighted her government’s achievements on Tuesday.
The annual Martyr’s Day rally comes at a time when West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is riding high on a string of recent poll victories, overcoming the fallout of the multi-crore Saradha scam.
An Uber cab driver has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly masturbating while driving a 25-year-old woman passenger, a virtual repeat of an incident involving another taxi aggregator service in the national capital earlier this month.