Kolkata

  •  Rahul Gandhi
    Nov 29, 2013 12:05 IST

    Battered WB Congress waits for Rahul’s Dec visit

    A beleaguered West Bengal Congress is eagerly waiting for Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to infuse fresh zeal into the party at a time when leaders are rushing to join Trinamool Congress.

  • Anti-Saradha procession
    Nov 29, 2013 10:35 IST

    Sunanda Sanyal arrested for Saradha scam protest

    Octogenarian educationist Sunanda Sanyal found himself at the receiving end of police wrath, along with Sujan Chakraborty, CPI(M) secretary for the South 24-Parganas, Party for Democratic Socialism leader Samir Putatunda and former firebrand Naxalite leader Ashim Chatterjee.

  • Sudipta Sen
    Nov 29, 2013 10:57 IST

    Saradha trade licences to be cancelled by KMC

    The Trinamool board at KMC ordered the cancellation of all trade licences issued to various companies operating under the Saradha Group of Companies.

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    Nov 28, 2013 11:30 IST

    Crib death returns in WB, 12 babies die in 48 hours

    The horror of infant deaths has returned to Malda Medical College and Hospital (MMCH) with 12 newborns dying in the past 48 hours. While eight have died in the past 24 hours, four perished the day before.

  • Farmers
    Nov 27, 2013 09:54 IST

    From December, buy potatoes online at government rates in Kolkata

    The cash-on-delivery facility will also provide customers a chance to buy other vegetables at wholesale rates like bottle gourd (lau) at Rs20/kg, onions at R50/kg, cabbage at Rs35/kg.

  • Kunal Ghosh
    Nov 27, 2013 11:50 IST

    Kunal Ghosh video stings Trinamool

    Kunal made several charges against Mamata in his latest outburst. From recommending hefty donations for Durga Puja organisers and football clubs to not initiating any action against the Saradha group despite being alerted by the Union corporate affairs ministry.

  • Jubilant
    Nov 26, 2013 10:14 IST

    TMC decimates Left in West Bengal, jolts Congress

    The Trinamool Congress party swept to power in four of the five civic bodies that went to the polls. It was the last round of elections in the state before the entire nation votes to form the next Lok Sabha in 2014.

  • fraud
    Nov 26, 2013 09:51 IST

    High court widens probe into Tower chit fund scam

    Justice Sanjib Banerjee agreed to widen the Tower Infrotech Limited (TIL) probe after the court appointed advocates SN Mookherjee and Amrita Pandey told the court that deposits were obtained by TIL in various forms from other states including Assam, the northeast, Odisha, Chhatisgarh and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Kolkata
    Nov 25, 2013 13:03 IST

    After eradicating dengue, KMC set to tackle flooding in Kolkata

    Taking a cue from the success story of the health wing, which has almost won the battle against the deadly stings causing potentially fatal diseases like dengue and malaria, civic bosses mooted an initiative to get ready in advance for the next monsoon.

  • GJM
    Nov 22, 2013 13:52 IST

    GJM changes tack on Darjeeling

    Far from the Gorkhaland cry, the demand of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Thursday boiled down to economic empowerment and development of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) area.

  • Kunal Ghosh
    Nov 25, 2013 10:14 IST

    Tussle with the Boses led to Kunal’s downfall

    Kunal Ghosh has always had more enemies in the Trinamool Congress leadership than friends. But it is, perhaps, his tussle with the Boses - Swapan Sadhan Bose and Srinjoy Bose - that paved the way for his downfall, a Trinamool Congress insider told HT.

  • GJM
    Nov 20, 2013 10:30 IST

    Bipartite talks in Kolkata to buy peace in Darjeeling

    The bipartite talks to be held in Kolkata on Wednesday between the Mamata government and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), following a fairly long spell of acrimony over the Gorkhaland issue, could pave the way for permanent peace in Darjeeling Hills.

  • AMRI
    Nov 19, 2013 10:41 IST

    Mamata steps in to tame ‘artificial’ crisis in Bengal

    Ruffled by the consequent shortage of essential commodities such as onions and potatoes along with rumours of a salt crisis, chief minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed her MLAs to be cautious against such rumour-mongering.

  • jail
    Nov 18, 2013 12:22 IST

    Alipore jail prisoner goes missing after getting parole

    The Alipore jail premises have been tense since Friday as one of the inmates went missing after serving parole.

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    Nov 12, 2013 09:44 IST

    West Bengal loses out on central funds for minorities

    Failing to submit the detailed project report (DPR), West Bengal government has lost out on Rs 32-crore central funds meant for minority development under the Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MsDP) for the current financial year.