Kolkata, Apr 22 : The State Bank of India tops in the implementation of PM's Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) in West Bengal.
Kolkata, Apr 22 : Story, one of the most talked about leisure stores of the city, celebrated its 1st anniversary on Bengali New Year, i.e, Poila Boishak, at their Elgin Road store.
Kolkata, April 21 : The West Bengal government on Tuesday contested a Calcutta High Court single-judge bench's earlier order to shell out compensation to Jadavpur university professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, who was arrested in 2012 for circulating emails mocking Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Kolkata, April 21 : The West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday announced there would not be repoll in any booth following the Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections held on April 18.
Kolkata, April 21 : Another young cricketer was on Tuesday hospitalised after sustaining a head injury during a local league match, a day after the shocking demise of former Bengal Under-19 team captain Ankit Keshri.
Kolkata, April 21 : Rahul Ghosh, the young cricketer who was hospitalised on Tuesday following a head injury, was deeply saddened by the passing away of fellow cricketer Ankit Keshri, with whom he had played a match.
Islamabad, April 21 : Pakistan and China would together fight terrorism to root it out, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday addressing a joint sitting of parliament's both houses, which was convened to honour visiting Chinese President XI Jinping.
Kolkata, April 21 : Injured Bengal cricketer Rahul Ghosh's mother said on Tuesday she had asked her son to "field carefully" while playing following the tragic death of former Bengal Under-19 captain Ankit Keshri on Monday.
Kolkata, April 21 : Recalling the strong presence of Rajasthani-origin businessmen in West Bengal and their close ties with the home state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday invited them to invest in her state.
Kolkata, April 21 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday condoled the death of three-time Odisha chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, saying he was always "generous" in giving her time to meet during her initial career phase.
Kolkata, April 21 : A young cricket player, Rahul Ghosh, was on Tuesday hospitalised after sustaining a head injury during a local league match, a day after the tragic demise of former Bengal Under-19 team captain Ankit Keshri.
By Avishek Rakshit, Kolkata, April 21 : Even as seven tea gardens in the north Bengal hills remain closed, labour demographics in the estates producing the globally famous Darjeeling tea have begun to rapidly change with local workers migrating to other areas and states and those from Nepal and Bhutan rushing in to fill the vacuum.
Kolkata, April 20 : Less than five months after the tragic demise of Phillip Hughes on the cricket field, a promising cricketer died in a Kolkata hospital on Monday following an on-field head injury sustained during a game three days back.
Kolkata, Apr 20 : Family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra have declared that they will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 17 and discuss the issue of declassification of the 30 'secret' Netaji files lying with the central and state governments.
Kolkata, April 20 : In a quirk of fate, Ankit Keshri was only the 12th man for East Bengal in the fateful game last Friday, and came on to the field a little earlier as team member Arnab Nandi took a break.
Kolkata, Apr 20 : Months after Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died after he was hit by a ball during a domestic match, similar incident haunted Kolkata as a young and talented Bengal cricketer, Ankit Keshri, who had sustained injury during a match in the city, passed away in a central Calcutta hospital on Monday.
Kolkata, April 20 : West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of former Bengal Under-19 cricket captain Ankit Kesri, who died at a private city nursing home on Monday after sustaining a head injury in an on-field collision during a local game.
Kolkata, April 20 : Promising cricketer and former Bengal Under-19 captain Ankit Keshri, who sustained a head injury in an on-field collision during a local game three days back, died in a private hospital here on Monday morning.
Kolkata, Apr 19 : The Kolkata Police have arrested four more persons on Sunday in connection with the Girish Park shooting incident in Kolkata which left one policeman injured on Saturday.
Kolkata, Apr 19 : The second batches of 29 doctors in Kolkata on Sunday were conferred certifications for the 'Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (CCGDM),' an executive on-job training program that develops core competencies in doctors in the area of Gestational Diabetes management.
Pune, April 18 : Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by four wickets in their Indian Premier League match at the Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium here on Saturday.
Kolkata, April 18 : Over 62 percent of the electorate turned out on Saturday for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation poll that was dubbed a "farce" by opposition parties. But Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress claimed it was "peaceful like never before".
Kolkata, Apr 18 : Elections to the high stakes Kolkata Municipal Corporation ended on Saturday amid reports of sporadic violence, including bullet injury of a policeman, even as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called the polling 'peaceful'.
Kolkata, Apr 18 : Elections to the high stakes Kolkata Municipal Corporation ended on Saturday amid reports of sporadic violence with the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calling the polling to be 'peaceful'.
New Delhi, Apr. 19 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday questioned the deteriorating law and order situation in West Bengal, accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) government of being as 'chaotic' as the previous Left Front regime.
Kolkata, Apr. 18 : West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday thanked the administration for peaceful conduct of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections and expressed her gratitude to the people for turning out in large numbers to exercise their voting rights.
Kolkata, Apr. 18 : The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday said the polling for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election was conducted 'peacefully' and alleged that the opposition was suffering from an illness called 'excusitis'.
Kolkata, Apr 18 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said polling for the 144-seat Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) was 'peaceful'.
Kolkata, Apr 18 : Elections to the high stakes Kolkata Municipal Corporation ended on Saturday amid reports of sporadic violence.
Kolkata, Apr 17 : Marking their silver Anniversary year, Kolkata's Gallery Sanskriti is hosting their second exhibition titled 'Nayika' , celebrating the beauty and strength in the feminine.
Kolkata, April 18 : The media was at the receiving end of abuse and violence all through Saturday during the Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls, as those resorting to unethical electoral practices targeted members of the fourth estate to keep their crimes under wraps.
Kolkata, April 18 : Even as she paid a visit to a policeman shot at during a scuffle, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described the Kolkata Municipal Corporations polls held on Saturday as peaceful like never before.
Kolkata, April 18 : West Bengal's opposition BJP on Saturday wrote to the State Election Commission (SEC) asking it to cancel the Kolkata Municipal polls held during the day and hold the exercise afresh with adequate security.
New Delhi, Apr. 18 : Clashes broke out between the workers of the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) during the Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections on Saturday .
Kolkata, April 18 : Facing a plethora of complaints regarding unfair practices including booth capturing in the Kolkata civic polls, the West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday conceded that a properly conducted democratic exercise doesn't attract so many allegations.
Kolkata, April 18 : Ideas exploring concepts of freedom and space, captured through oil paintings by a Sri Lankan artist, will go on display at an exhibition beginning here on April 24, the organisers said on Saturday.
Kolkata, April 18 : Amid claims of widespread violence by the opposition and rebuttal by West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, polling for the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Saturday witnessed around 60 percent turnout at the close of voting.
Kolkata, April 18 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday seized gold and silver worth over Rs.15 lakh from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Nadia district.
Kolkata, April 18 : Amid reports of violence, polling for the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Saturday witnessed 52 percent turnout in the first six hours, a state Election Commission official said.
Kolkata, April 18 : The bicentennial celebrations of the prestigious Presidency University - founded in 1817 as Hindu College - will be a national and international event, with seminars in Indian cities, Britain and the US, officials said.
Kolkata, April 18 : Amid reports of sporadic violence, polling for the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Saturday picked up as over 35 percent of voters exercised their franchise in the first four hours, an official said.
Kolkata, April 18 : Polling for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation was under way on Saturday with over 18 percent of the electorate exercising their franchise in the first two hours, an official said.
Kolkata, April 17 : CPI-M veteran and former West Bengal minister Kanti Ganguly on Friday alleged that he along with his son and driver were assaulted here by Trinamool Congress goons. The ruling party rubbished the allegations.
Kolkata, April 17 : Amid reports of violence across the city, the West Bengal State Election Commission on Friday said adequate security measures were taken for Saturday's Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls.
Kolkata, Apr. 17 : The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a charge sheet against former union minister Matang Sinh and his four companies in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam.
Kolkata, Apr 17 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) submitted the second supplementary charge sheet in the Saradha reality case to the Alipore court on Friday.
Kolkata, April 17 : Construction experts will conduct a series of workshops for masons in West Bengal on enhancing their productivity by using latest techniques.
Kolkata, April 17 : The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the Mamata Banerjee government to file an affidavit stating the money spent by the Justice Shyamal Kumar Sen Commission set up to probe the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam.
Kolkata, April 17 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that treatment of all types of cancer, cardiac problems and blood disorders would be completely free in state-run hospitals.
Kolkata, April 17 : Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday barred Kolkata-based agro firm Pious Agro Industries Ltd. (PAIL) from accessing the capital market and raising funds from investors through issue of securities.
Kolkata, April 17 : The Border Security Force on Friday arrested a man for running an illegal unit manufacturing Phensedyl syrup near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal and seized equipment used for manufacturing the drug which is in wide demand in Bangladesh.
Kolkata, April 17 : The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a charge sheet naming former union minister Matang Sinh and four of his companies in connection with various offences in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam.
Kolkata, Apr 16 : West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Thursday morning arrested the chief managing director (CMD) of I-Core group Anukul Maity from Lords Crossing area in south Kolkata.
Malda, WB, Apr 16 : Ten camels worth Rs 3 lakhs were seized in the area of BOP Mahadipur in Malda in West Bengal on Thursday.
Kolkata, April 16 : Expressing outrage over rape becoming a "pastime", legal experts and activists here on Thursday called for overhauling the patriarchal Indian society where a woman is considered an object.
Kolkata, April 16 : Over 37 lakh voters in Saturday's Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls will not be able to exercise 'None of the Above' (NOTA) option as the electronic voting machines (EVMs) to be used don't have the facility.
Kolkata, April 16 : Amid political violence and trading of allegations, the campaigning for the April 18 Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls ended on Thursday.
Visakhapatnam, April 16 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist's on-going Congress has saluted 104 "martyrs" who sacrificed their lives in West Bengal and has alleged that subversion of democracy and democratic rights is widespread the state.
Kolkata, April 16 : The Border Security Force on Thursday seized 10 camels worth Rs.3 lakh while they were being smuggled to Bangladesh from West Bengal, a BSF official said.
Kolkata, April 16 : A forest guard was trampled to death by a herd of elephants in West Bengal's Bankura district on Thursday, a forest official said.
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