'Will give dharna outside PM Modi's house if needed': Mamata Banerjee attacking BJP on central funds
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday threatened to give a "sit-in protest" or "dharna" outside Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence "if needed" renewing her attack on the Centre over the alleged delay in release of central funds.
BIMSTEC Kolkata Meet: Cross border studies main focus on fostering educational cooperation
Kolkata, Mar 26: Educational exchanges, scholarship mechanisms and cross border studies were issues taken up in the BIMSTEC Summit with the theme fostering educational cooperation.
President Droupadi Murmu arrives in Kolkata on maiden Bengal visit since assuming office
Kolkata/UNI: President Droupadi Murmu on Monday arrived in the city on her maiden visit to West Bengal after taking oath.
BIMSTEC: Maritime master plan focuses to establish Kolkata as connectivity hub
Kolkata: The first Technical session of BIMSTEC on Saturday hailed the member countries for having a master plan to develop maritime communication among the seven nations and marked Kolkata as a centrepiece for connectivity among member nations.
BIMSTEC has a distinct international legal personality today: Rajkumar Ranjan Singh
Kolkata: Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Saturday said he was happy to see the transformation of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) from a grouping of countries into a full-fledged regional organization focused on broad region around the Bay Of Bengal.
Bangladesh Visa Information Centre inaugurated at Kolkata Railway station
Kolkata: The new Bangladesh Visa Information Centre was recently inaugurated at Kolkata Railway station in Chitpur.
Akhilesh Yadav meets Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata; both agree on new front without Congress
Kolkata/IBNS: Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata in what is seen as a strategy for these two parties to stay aloof from the Congress-led opposition ahead of the 2024 general elections.
Kolkata: Singer Iman Chakraborty faces 'abuse' on road, files complaint; accused arrested
Kolkata/IBNS: National Award winning Bengali singer Iman Chakraborty has narrated a harrowing experience of facing harassment by a man on the streets of Kolkata prompting her to lodge a complaint with the police.
SSC scam: CBI unearths Rs. 50 lakh cash, gold, lists of 1500 job seekers from benami house of commission's ex-advisor in Kolkata
Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: An investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into an alleged large-scale scam in the West Bengal education department has unearthed cash of Rs 50 lakh, gold worth 1.5 kg and lists of 1500 job seekers from the benami house of arrested West Bengal Central School Service Commission's former advisor Shanti Prasad Sinha.
Major fire breaks out at multi-storied apartment in Kolkata's Nagerbazar
Kolkata, March/UNI: A major fire broke out at a multi-storied apartment in Kolkata's Nagerbazar area where leaping flames were gushing out from a 16th-floor flat even as the fire brigade personnel were finding it difficult to reach the actual spot blaze, official sources said on Wednesday.
ISF workers clash with Kolkata Police, several hurt
Kolkata: Several people were hurt as clashes broke out between Kolkata Police and Indian Secular Front (ISF) workers in Kolkata on Saturday.
12 lakh jobs have been created in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee at G-20 summit meeting
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said employment has increased manifold with 12 lakh jobs being created in the state.
Kolkata: NIA conducts raids at 17 locations in Mominpur over Oct 10 clashes
Kolkata/UNI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing the violent clashes between the two communities at Mominpur in Kolkata's Kidderpore on Oct 10 last year, conducted raids at 17 locations Wednesday and seized over Rs 33 lakh in cash and many incriminating documents, the central agency said.
Despite his mother's death, PM Narendra Modi carries out official programs in Bengal
Kolkata: Hours after attending his mother's last rites at Gandhinagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday virtually flagged off Vande Bharat Express, a superfast train connecting Kolkata with the NJP, the gateway of North Bengal.
PM Modi virtually flags off seventh Vande Bharat Express in Kolkata
Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after performing the last rites of his mother Heeraben Modi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the country's seventh and West Bengal's first Vande Bharat Express train in Kolkata.