- Jun 30, 2015 12:30 IST
The barbaric lynching of a Nalanda based private residential school director, Devendra Prasad Sinha, took place in full public view and despite the presence of the police,
- Jun 23, 2015 00:30 IST
The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) probing the Ranaghat rape and robbery case has submitted the chargesheet on Monday against five of the nine-member gang.
- Jun 13, 2015 12:56 IST
On Friday, The Darjeeling Mail, the iconic toy train which was given a world heritage tag by UNESCO, resumed the Siliguri-Darjeeling journey and made the 51km stretch in just under 10 hours.
- Jun 06, 2015 11:25 IST
The managing committee of Malda’s Samsi College on Friday decided to expel Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) leader Tajamul Haque from the institution. Haque, the cultural affairs secretary of Samsi College, had allegedly threatened to rape and kill two lady teachers of the institution.
- Jun 06, 2015 10:59 IST
A large number of de-addiction psychiatric rehabilitation centres, that is, centres that rehabilitate and detoxify drug/ alcohol abusers, are mushrooming in the city and the districts without valid permission from the health department, thereby virtually endangering the lives of patients.
- Jun 05, 2015 18:24 IST
Out of 56 jute mills in West Bengal, 16 have remained shut for over a month now, with over 70,000 workers jobless. Workers believe there is no one to fight for them at the Centre and Rahul Gandhi's visit may bring into light their conditions.
- Jun 05, 2015 10:46 IST
Nexus of govt officials, cops and ‘entry mafia’ help trucks laden with coal, concrete, sand, et al, ply on the stretch and through check posts unhindered.
- Jun 05, 2015 07:57 IST
A second-year college student and a member of Trinamool Congress' students wing, Trinamool Chhatra Parishad, allegedly threatened to rape and murder two teachers after they asked him to leave a classroom in West Bengal's Malda district.
- Jun 04, 2015 10:18 IST
The art of adjustment is a valuable asset in Indian politics and on Wednesday RJD chief Lalu Prasad hinted this would be crucial to the so-called Janata Parivar’s survival as the yet-to-be-official alliance prepares to take on a surging BJP in this year’s Bihar election.
- May 18, 2015 13:28 IST
A fire swept through the fishmongers' section of Kolkata's famed New Market on Monday.
- May 06, 2015 18:04 IST
Dr Pankaj Kumar Gupta, also a member of the central Bihar chamber of commerce, and his wife Shubhra were returning from a wedding ceremony at Giridih, Jharkhand, in an Audi car when they went missing near Barachatti last Friday.
- May 06, 2015 00:05 IST
A student’s intervention saved a seven-year-old girl who was set to be given away in marriage to a man old enough to be her father.
- Apr 30, 2015 08:57 IST
Important junctions that usually spring to life by 8 AM on weekdays such as Esplanade, Shyambazar, Park Circus, Sealdah and Howrah Station wore a deserted look.
- Apr 24, 2015 23:26 IST
The Trinamool Congress will not support the Land Acquisition Bill proposed by the Narendra Modi-led central government, party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:57 IST
The Narendra Modi government on Friday got a rare praise from its bitterest rival, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, for the Centre’s prompt help to the storm-ravaged state.