Congress leader Sheikh Moktar, accused of ‘attempt to murder’ in the case of sub-inspector Tapas Choudhury’s killing, was denied bail on Friday at the Alipur court, even though co-accused Trinamool leader Mohammad Iqbal, who is also accused in the murder of Choudhury, has been granted bail in both cases Iqbal is accused in.
Basirhaat police have arrested a wife on Friday for allegedly abducting her husband, who has been missing for past three weeks.
It looks like the Saradha effect. A small-time chit fund owner of West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, who failed to repay more than R8 crore to investors after his operation closed down last year, was kidnapped by angry agents on Friday.
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has denied reports that he and his family are trying to remake his grandfather Raj Kapoor's 1951 classic film 'Awara'.
CPI(M) on Thursday asked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to respond to allegations made by a senior IPS officer from the state about "wrong practices" in the railway ministry while she was in its in-charge.
Ten people, including one bookie,have been arrested by a special team of Kolkata Police from Ultadanga area in Kolkata for being allegedly involved in a cricket betting racket.
The AMRI authorities have decided to move court against Mamata Bannerjee Government for stonewalling its attempt to reopen the Dhakuria unit, shut down after a fire incident claimed 91 lives on December 9, 2011.
US ambassador to India Nancy J Powell on Tuesday told Kolkata’s industrialists West Bengal was not the first location that came to mind when talking about business and investment.
In the shadow of the Saradha Group Ponzi scam, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government stepped into its third year in office on Monday, with the chief minister claiming the state has outperformed the national average in key sectors.
After it earned itself a bad name in the Park Street gangrape and Garden Reach shootout cases, Kolkata Police were compensated on Sunday, when Ujjwal Roy, officer-incharge of the Shyampukur police station, scaled the highest peak, Mount Everest, at about 6.35am. Soumen Datta reports.
Tainted Saradha group head Sudipta Sen said before a local court on Sunday he had to satisfy political leaders, including ministers, so that he could run his allegedly crooked investment business unhindered.
The West Bengal State Election Commission today asked the West Bengal government to change the date of the third phase of the panchayat poll, due on July 10, the day on which the Rathayatra festival falls.
West Bengal income tax (IT) department will soon have an idea of the amount of black money parked in the Saradha group, after noticing that hundreds of investors had claimed fixed deposits ranging between Rs. 5 lakh and Rs. 30 lakh in the company.
Class 3 student Babi Joardar, who was mercilessly beaten up by his teacher two days ago at a school in Nirdeshkhali Natupara village of South 24 Parganas, succumbed to his injuries in Kolkata on Friday morning. HT reports.
Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra shot off a second letter to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Tuesday requesting urgent intervention in implementing recommendations of the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), which had asked the state government to provide compensation to him and his neighbour Subrata Sengupta in the 2012 cartoon incident involving chief minister Mamata Banerjee and former railway minister Mukul Roy.