New Delhi/IBNS: Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra Friday shared a video of her dancing with the people of Bengal's Nadia district as part of a procession to mark Mahapanchami celebrations as the annual autumn festival of Durga Puja kickstarted.
Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Rejecting an appeal of conditional bail, a special court in the city on Wednesday further extended the judicial remand of former West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee for two more weeks in connection with the government-aided schools' scam.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said she is a Bar Association member and therefore might show up in the court someday.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress on Thursday demanded an "unbiased and speedy probe'" in the cattle smuggling case as it reiterated its claim of "zero tolerance towards corruption" in the wake of party leader Anubrata Mondal's arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the case.
Kolkata/UNI: The Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested former School Service Commission (SSC) advisor Shanti Prasad Sinha and former SSC chairman Ashok Saha in connection with the West Bengal teaching staff recruitment scam.
Kolkata/UNI: A city court on Wednesday extended by two days the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his alleged aide Arpita Mukherjee, arrested in connection with the state school service commission (SSC) scam.
Kolkata/IBNS: The United Kingdom marked the 140th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. C. Roy and National Doctors’ Day by unveiling a commemorative plaque at the office here Friday.
Burdwan: Police have arrested two people from East Burdwan on Tuesday for allegedly being involved in the incident of chopping off the hand of a woman by her husband.
Hingalganj/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday inaugurated BSF's floating border outposts at Hingalganj in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. Shah also flagged off a boat ambulance at a floating BOP at Sutlej here.
New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday summoned seven senior IPS officials with the Bengal cadre in connection with its ongoing probe into a busted illegal coal mining and smuggling scam, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar once again indulged in a war of words on Wednesday over the latter's plans to visit Cooch Behar district to meet people affected by post-poll violence.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a continuation of the post-poll violence, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader V Muralidharan was attacked in West Bengal on Thursday.
New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday rushed a four-member probe committee to West Bengal to assess the ground realities amid the post-poll violence, a source in the government said here.
New Delhi/IBNS: As the eight-phased assembly election concluded in Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee government on Friday announced a partial lockdown in the state amid a massive spike in the Covid-19 cases.
Malda/West Bengal/IBNS: BJP candidate in Malda assembly seat, Gopal Chandra Saha, was shot at by unidentified miscreants in Old Malda's Sahapur area on Sunday late evening, reports said.