Kolkata/IBNS: In a setback for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court Wednesday declared the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government's doorstep ration scheme "illegal", media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted a search operation in six locations of a software company in Delhi and Kolkata in connection with the teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Clashes, lathicharges, arson were on full display on the streets of Kolkata and Howrah during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s mega march to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's office Nabanna in protest against the state government's alleged involvement in corruption Tuesday.
Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in various districts have been detained by West Bengal police as the state's primary opposition party is set to hold a march to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's office, Nabanna, in Howrah in protest against the scams where a number of ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders came under the scanner.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for the next four days for five districts of Uttarakhand where incessant rains continue to wreak havoc as the Monsson in the area has intensified once again.
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday expressed solidarity with her Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar, who has recently launched a campaign against his former ally BJP, urging the opposition parties to come together to oust the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a fresh activity of the probe agency in the state, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday raided West Bengal Law Minister Moloy Ghatak's premises in connection with the coal scam case, media reports said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The eastern Indian state of West Bengal has bagged an international award for being the "Best Destination for Culture", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday.
Kolkata: West Bengal Special Task Force (STF) has arrested two persons suspected to have jihadi links who were in touch with terror operatives and involved in highly radicalised covert activities.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday carried out a raid at the premise of TMC leader and Halisahar Municipality's chairman, Raju Sahani, in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas in connection with its ongoing probe into a chit fund scam, and recovered a huge amount of cash from the location, officials said.
Srinagar/UNI: A non-Kashmiri was shot and injured in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir Friday morning, police said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Enforcement Directorate will quiz West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee in the coal scam case here Friday.
Kolkata/UNI: Thanking UNESCO for recognising Durga Puja as an intangible cultural heritage, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday described Durga Puja as an emotion that rises above parochial barriers.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said if anyone can prove that she has encroached on properties illegally, the same can be bulldozed without even informing her.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ripped apart the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing it of using the central probe agencies, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) in particular, in a bid to topple her Trinamool Congress (TMC) government.