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‘Don’t need teachings on Nationalism,’ Mamata Banerjee refuses to follow Centre’s Independence Day instructions

Just a day before India’s 70th Independence Day, Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government issued “urgent” orders to all educational institutions in the state...

Parliament talks about Gorkhaland unrest: hold dialogue with GJM protestors, says NCP MP

The matter of ongoing tension in Darjeeling was discussed today in the parliament with a NCP MP urging the government to hold dialogue with...

Child trafficking case: CID interrogates BJP leader Roopa Ganguly

West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID) today had gone to BJP Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly’s residence in Kolkata for interrogation in connection with...

CBI searched 23 places in connection with graft cases against Chief IT commissioner and...

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided 23 places in two cities in connection with an alleged graft cases against Chief Commissioner of...

BJP IT cell secretary held in West Bengal for allegedly uploading fake images on...

A saffron party leader, working as a secretary in the party’s IT cell in Asansol in West Bengal, has been apprehended for allegedly uploading...

BJP delegation tries to reach riot-affected areas, detained

The police took into custody few well-known BJP leaders in the early hours yesterday to stop them from entering Basirhat that has been tensed...

Bengal Communal violence: Basirhat continues to be unrest, opposition leaders to visit tense areas...

The situation in the riot-hit regions of West Bengal remains tense even though the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government yesterday said that things have become...

Model-anchor Sonika Chauhan death row: Actor Vikram Chatterjee held

A special group of police belonging to South division held actor Vikram Chatterjee in an unanticipated midnight search in the early hours today. According to...

Bengal Communal violence: Man succumbs to injuries, could not be saved

A person hurt in communal violence in Bengal’s Basirhat, a city around 70 km from Kolkata, succumbed to his injuries in Kolkata. 45-year-old deceased, identified...

Top court permits woman to terminate 26-week foetus because of abnormalities

The top court today allowed a woman, who has entered her 26th week of pregnancy, to terminate her foetus that is diagnosed with serious...

People should be united amid efforts to create intolerance, Bengal CM on occasion of...

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Benerjee on Monday said that efforts were being carried out to create an “atmosphere...

Minor girl with HIV+ discovered hanging five months after mother dies of AIDS

A nine-year-old girl, who was diagnosed with HIV+, was discovered hanging at her maternal grandparents’ house in Behala on Wednesday night. Cops thinks she...

33-year-old Kolkata woman asks for SC permissions to terminate 23-week foetus

A 33-year-old woman, hailing from Kolkata has approached the Supreme Court on Wednesday asking for permissions to terminate her 23-week foetus citing that it...

Commissioned military officer arrested on bribe charge

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday apprehended a colonel working with the Eastern Command of the Indian Army from Kolkata over bribe...

CBI, ED asks Iqbal and three others to appear before them in Narada sting...

Kolkata Municipal Corporation deputy mayor Iqbal Ahmed is among four persons, who are summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate...

Kailash Vijayvargiya demands CBI investigation into Child Trafficking case involving BJP women’s wing leader...

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has sought CBI investigation into the child trafficking case in North Bengal to identify the real accused....

West Bengal legislator sports red beacon on car, says ‘not compelled to obey Centre’s...

In spite of Centre’s ban on the use of red beacons on vehicles, West Bengal PWD minister Arup Biswas was spotted flashing the red...

Police case against Tipu Sultan Mosque Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati for making ‘derogatory’ statements

A police case has been filed against Tipu Sultan Mosque Shahi Imam Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, the priest who few days ago had warned...

BJP seeks Barkati’s apprehension over ‘disparaging’ statements, red beacon

The saffron party yesterday sought immediate apprehension of Tipu Sultan Mosque Shahi Imam Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati for his offensive statements against BJP and...

Narada sting operation, ED asks Mathew Samuel to appear before it in PMLA case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has asked Narada News chief Mathew Samuel to appear before it in relation with its money laundering investigation in a...

Justice C S Karnan convicts CJI to 5 years imprisonment

Calcutta High Court Justice C S Karnan convicted the Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and seven other Justices of Top Court to...

Two killed in accident at IISCO plant in Kolkata after molten steel falls on...

Two contractor workers were killed while many others sustained injuries in a major mishap at the Indian Iron and Steel Company (IISCO) steel plant...

If BJP led Centre puts one more TMC leader in jail, Bengal people will...

Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee yesterday said that if the BJP led centre causes arrest of one more Trinamool congress leader, the people of...

Won’t submit to any medical examination, it’s an insult, says Justice CS Karnan

Shortly after a seven-member apex bench directed a medical test of Calcutta High Court judge, Justice CS Karnan, in link with a contempt case,...

Top Court directs Medical test of Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan

The Top Court today set up a medical committee in Kolkata to test the mental health of Calcutta High Court Judge C S Karnan,...