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Virat-AB are like ’Batman-Superman’, says Chris Gayle

Kolkata: Simply blown away by their pyrotechnics, West Indies left-hander Chris Gayle

​16-year-old fighting cancer scores 95.8 per cent in class 10

Kolkata: Refusing to be cowed down by cancer, Raghav Chandak had the burning desire to excel

Heavy showers cool Bengaluru, commuters stranded

Bengaluru: City residents enjoyed a second straight day of cooling showers on Friday

’Buddha’ film screening triggers clashes, tension at Jadavpur varsity

Kolkata: Jadavpur University was on the boil on Friday over the campus screening of Vivek Agnihotri’s

Last phase of Bengal Assembly poll begins

Kolkata, May 5, 2016, (PTI):Polling began this morning in the sixth and last phase of Assembly election

KKR edge past Kings XI by seven runs

Kolkata: Andre Russell came up with a magical last over to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

WB polls: Around 25 percent voter turnout recorded

The fifth phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections witnessed around 25 percent polling during the...

WB polls: 38.15 percent voter turnout till 11 a.m.

The fifth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections witnessed 38.15 percent voter turnout till 11 a.m...

Poll begins for third phase in West Bengal

With one lakh security personnel deployed to look after law and order, polling for the crucia

WB Polls: PM Modi to address rallies in Howrah, Basirhat

Continuing the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) vigorous campign in poll-hit West Bengal, Prime Minister...

WB polls: Voting underway for 62 seats in third phase

The third phase of voting for 62 Assembly constituencies in West Bengal is currently underway.

Rahul Gandhi takes on PM, Mamata

Rahul Gandhi today took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Second phase Assembly poll in WB tomorrow

The voting in the second phase of Assembly election for 56 constituencies in West Bengal will take place tomorrow...........

EC show-cause notice to Mamata over model code

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday sent a show

Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar Removed By Election Commission

The Election Commission of India has removed the Kolkata Police Commissioner, Mr Rajeev Kumar,

Kolkata flyover collapse: Senior IVRCL officer arrested

The Kolkata Police on Wednesday arrested Ranjit Bhattacharya, the associate vice-president of...

Virat Kohli awarded ’Man of the Tournament’ in World T20

APRIL 4:Kolkata: India’s premier batsman Virat Kohli was deservingly awarded the ’Man of the Tournament’

Samuels fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

APRIL:Kolkata: Marlon Samuels of the West Indies was today fined 30 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level

Corruption the biggest issue in Bengal polls

As Bengal goes to the polls, the issue of corruption has taken center stage in the election campaign........

Mamata as Rly minister knew about blacklisting of IVRCL: BJP

BJP today hit out at Mamata Banerjee alleging that she allowed Hyderabad-based IVRCL........

 Flyover toll is 24, murder charges against construction company

APRIL 02:Kolkata: Heart-wrenching cries of relatives taking custody of the dead and anguished

Rahul visits Kolkata flyover collapse site

April :2 Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited the spot of the flyover collapse in Kokata in which 24 people ...

Murder charges slapped on flyover contractor, three held

April :2 With public anger mounting and the death toll in the flyover collapse in north Kolkata increasing to 24 on Friday, ....

No more bodies expected to be retrieved from Kolkata flyover rubble: Army

April:1 Asserting that their teams have been working relentlessly to clear the debris of a Kolkata flyover, which collapsed yesterday, ...

Amway expects Centre to draft direct selling norms soon

March 25:Amway India Enterprises is expecting draft guidelines for direct-selling industry in India in a couple of months.

India successfully test-fires long-range surface-to-air missile

Dec.30 :The Indian Navy on Wednesday successfully test-fired the long-range surface...

Saradha scam: Judicial remand of accused extended till Jan 11

Dec.30 :A Kolkata court had yesterday extended the judicial remand of suspended Trinamool Congress...

Nanomeds, combating dengue, 3D printing trended in India 

Kolkata, Dec 23 : India became the world’s third country with the prowess...

Man held with silver near Bangladesh border

Dec 23 : The BSF on Tuesday apprehended a man near the international border in West Bengal’s Nadia..

Bus hits parked aircraft at Kolkata airport

Kolkata, Dec 22 : A Jet Airways shuttle bus on Tuesday...

BJP to continue protest against Mamata government 

Dec 18 : The BJP on Friday called off a hunger strike by its workers in West Bengal, which was part of a wider programme...

Former CPI-M MP Nurul Huda is dead 

Dec 17 : Former CPI-M MP Nurul Huda died here on Thursday, family sources said..

President’s function begins with Vande Mataram, not National Anthem

Kolkata, Dec 13 : In a goof up, a function to celebrate first prime...

Park Street rape case: Three convicts found guilty

Dec. 10 :A sessions court in Kolkata on Thursday held all the three accused guilty in the Park...

Park Street rape case: Three convicts found guilty

Dec. 10 :A sessions court in Kolkata on Thursday held all the three accused guilty in the Park Street rape case...

Iranian team checks out Indian tea practices at farm and factory 

Dec 8:India is hopeful of boosting exports to the high–value Iranian tea market following the just-concluded...

Road agreement with Myanmar, Thailand soon: Gadkari 

Dec 3 : Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the central government was working towards...

IIT Madras helps KoPT to slash dredging costs by Rs.250 crore

DEC2:The Kolkata Port Trust may implement a technology that will help it save Rs.250 crore annually through reduced dredging costs, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said.

Salim should probe allegations or resign: Gadkari

Kolkata, Dec 1 :Charging the opposition with making baseless charges against the...

Salim should probe allegations or resign: Gadkari

Kolkata, Dec 1 : Charging the opposition with making baseless charges against...

Committed to peace but will use all might to protect nation’s sovereignty: President

Nov.28 :President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said India remains firmly committed to peace...

Grand alliance a la Bihar remote in poll-bound Bengal (News Analysis)

Kolkata, Nov 28 : It was "rising intolerance" or a "desperate survival bid"....

Defence PSU attracts foreign interest for warships

Kolkata, Nov 26: India’s first warship exporter, the Garden Reach Shipbuilders...

Bengal police add rape charge after protests over girl’s killing

Kolkata, Nov 23 : Three days after a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped...

CPM mocks BJP’s West Bengal ambitions

Nov 12: In the wake of the BJP’s crushing defeat in the Bihar assembly polls, the CPM on Wednesday ridiculed the party in power at the centre over its electoral ambitions in West Bengal.

Five held with tusk, rhino horn worth lakhs in Bengal

Kolkata, Nov 10 : Five people have been arrested in...

Coast Guard apprehends Bangladeshi fishermen, boats

Nov. 10 :The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has apprehended 57 Bangladeshi fishermen along...

In a first, Apple offers discount up to Rs 34,000

Nov 9: In a first, Apple has decided to offer discount on its latest iPhones in less than a month of its launch, with the Cupertino-based company initiating a buyback offer on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

e-UGshala initiative to be launched in December: Smriti Irani

Kolkata, Nov 9 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani...

No intolerance in India: Union ministers

Kolkata, Nov 7 : Union ministers Kalraj Mishra and Babul Supriyo on Saturday...

Huge potential for light painting in India: French artist Marko 93

Kolkata, Nov 6 : With technology elevating the application of art to...

Bata to expand product range, e-commerce

Nov 6 :Bata India is planning to expand its product offering and strengthen its e-commerce base, according..

Small tea growers seek international agency

Nov 4 : An international agency has been proposed to help represent the small tea growers’ sector...

Almost half of children in Kolkata slums underweight: CRY

Kolkata, Nov 3 : Nearly half of the children in the slums of the eastern...

CBI challenges Madan Mitra’s bail

Nov. 3 :The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday moved the Kolkata High Court...

Adani Ports Q2 net profit up by 16 percent

Nov 3 : Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) on Monday posted an increase...

Not taking Sahitya Akademi award back: Bengali woman poet

Kolkata, Nov 2 : Bengali poet Mandakranta Sen, who recently returned her...

Seven killed in Bengal car-bus collision

Kolkata, Nov 2 : At least seven people were killed when a car collided with a bus ...

Saddened at intolerance: Mamata

Kolkata, Oct 31 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said...

Mamata slams Centre for financial non-cooperation

Oct 29 :Accusing the previous Left Front government of putting the state in a "debt trap...

Here to improve Indian footballers, says Carlos

Oct 28 :FIFA World Cup 2002 winner with Brazil and presently coach cum player...

Mamata slams police raid at Delhi’s Kerala Bhavan

Oct 27 :Condemning the police raid at Kerala House in New Delhi to verify if beef...

One killed in Kolkata fire

Oct 27 :One person was killed and some 10 shops were gutted in a major fire...

India fourth fastest growing FDI source for US

Oct 16 :Foreign direct investment (FDI) by Indian firms into the US has touched $11 billion...

Fire breaks out in Kolkata power substation

Oct 16 :A fire broke out in a power utility company’s substation in Dum Dum...

Bengal man pursues PhD on Mamata

Oct 16 :West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee may have courted controversy...

Returning Akademi awards politically motivated: Bengal governor

Oct 15 :West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi on Thursday said a section of authors returning...

Now, Bengali poet returns Sahitya Akademi award

Oct 14 :Noted Bengali poet Mandakranta Sen on Wednesday returned her Sahitya...

West Bengal invites industry for investments

Oct 14 :Terming West Bengal as the economic future of India, Chief Minister...

Employment Exchanges to be converted into counselling centres

Oct 13 :Employment Exchanges across the nation will soon be converted...

Metro services disrupted in Kolkata

Oct 7 :Metro train services were disrupted on Wednesday morning following a technical snag...

Alapan Bandyopadhyay appointed interim Bengal poll panel chief

Oct 7 :West Bengal transport secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay has been named interim...

Two killed in Bengal bomb explosion

Oct 3 :Two people were killed and one was injured after a crude bomb they were making exploded...

Indian e-commerce market to grow 36 percent in 2015-20

Oct 2 :Backed by huge discounts and the rising use of smartphones, the Indian e-commerce...

Firm takes Swachh Bharat drive to cabs

Oct 2 :A Bengaluru based cab company has launched an incentive scheme for its drivers...

Durga puja by Kolkata’s transgender women

Oct 2 :Transgender women here have come together this year to organise a special Durga puja...

Nepal earthquake to be recreated during Bengal Durga puja

Sep 30 :Scenes from earthquake-ravaged Nepal and India’s timely help to the neighbouring...

Bengal government declassifies pre-1947 cabinet files

Sep 28 :The West Bengal government on Monday declassified 401 cabinet files from the pre-independence era...

L&T Finance Holdings to raise Rs.708 cr from Bain Capital

Sep 22 : L&T Finance Holdings (L&TFH) will be raising funds of nearly Rs.708 crore from private US-based equity...

Another GJM legislator quits party

Sep 21 :Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) legislator Trilok Kumar Dewan quit the party, which has threatened...

Mamata sparks off new debate, says Netaji was alive after 1945

Sep 19 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has sparked off a new debate on whether freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose...

Bengal to release Netaji files on Friday

Sep 18 : The West Bengal government will release 64 files related to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose...

Bengal Trinamool legislator arrested for campus violence gets bail

Sep 15 :A West Bengal court on Tuesday granted bail to Trinamool Congress MLA Dipak Haldar who was on Monday...

Bengal woman killed in Grand Mosque tragedy: Mamata

Sep 12 :West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said a woman from the state is among those...

Nearly 25 Per Cent Rise in Top Salary Offer at IIM Calcutta

Sep 5 : The campus placement for IIM Calcutta’s one-year residential programme for executives has witnessed a rise of 24.8 per cent in the top salary...

Students clash in Bengal varsity, trade fire

Sep 3 :Two rival student groups clashed at a West Bengal varsity on Thursday, trading fire...

Siddharth Das says he is Sheena and Mikhail’s father

Sep 1 :Siddharth Das, who had a live-in relationship with media honcho Indrani Mukherjee - arrested...

Bengal man nabbed with dismembered bodies of woman, child in bags

Aug 29 :A man in West Bengal’s Hooghly district was arrested on Saturday while he was trying...

India-Nepal open border to continue after new constitution: Envoy

Aug 29 :Nepal might proclaim its new constitution by the end of September and its international border policies...

73 ’green’ supercomputers coming soon to India

Aug 28 : India plans to install 73 ’green supercomputers’ in the next three years to enable high-performance computing.......

Left Front farmers’ rally in Kolkata turns violent

Aug 27 :A farmers’ rally called by the opposition Left Front here on Thursday turned violent...

Kolkata Uber driver arrested for misbehaving with woman

Aug 26 :An Uber cab driver was arrested in the city for allegedly misbehaving with a woman...

Women’s panel seeks report in Bengal teen’s suicide

Aug 25 : The West Bengal Commission for Women on Tuesday said it has sought a report from police on a girl’s suicide....

Indian scientists developing snake robot

Aug 21 :Indian scientists are developing snake robots that could help save lives in disasters...

FTII unrest: Mamata says Centre must resolve issue

Aug 21 :West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the Narendra Modi government...

Bank of Maharashtra to launch mobile wallet

Aug 20 : Stating that mobile banking will change the way people do banking, a Bank of Maharashtra official said...

Birla Corp in Rs.5,000 cr deal with Lafarge for cement units

Aug 17 :The M.P. Birla Group on Monday said it was acquiring the cement business of Lafarge India for Rs.5,000...

Bengal flood toll 85; Mamata calls all-party meet

Aug 6 : With the toll in the West Bengal floods rising to 85, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called an all-party meeting....

Water released from dam worsening flooding: Bengal CM 

Aug 3 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed the release of water from barrages for the deterioration...

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