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WBSSC scam: Major differences in number of illegal recruitments submitted by CBI and WBSSC

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
After the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) presented two separate lists to the Calcutta High Court on the number of ineligible candidates who secured teacher's appointment in state-run schools ill... read..
 

Partha Chatterjee's judicial custody extended till Dec 14

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
A special court of Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of former West Bengal education minister and ex-Trinamool Congress general secretary, Partha Chatterjee in connection with the multi- crore teachers' rec... read..
 

Cattle Scam: Anubrata to remain in jail as bail hearing remains inconclusive

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Trinamool Congress strongman and the party's Birbhum district President Anubrata Mondal will continue to remain in jail, as the hearing on his bail plea in the Calcutta High Court remained inclusive on Wednesday.... read..
 

West Bengal govt declares state holiday on Dec 26

Kolkata (West Bengal) | December 1, 2022 7:30:02 AM IST
West Bengal government issued a notification declaring the day after Christmas that is December 26 as a state holiday.... read..
 

West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee makes surprise visit to remote village, interacts with villagers

By Syeda Shabana Parveen

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | November 30, 2022 11:00:16 PM IST
Ahead of the panchayat elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday visited remote villages of Hasnabad constituency and listened to the grievances of the villagers.... read..
 

Veteran CPI(M) leader and former Bengal minister Manab Mukherjee passes away

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:11 AM IST
Veteran CPI(M) leader and former West Bengal minister Manabendra Mukherjee passed away at a city hospital on Tuesday afternoon. He was 67.... read..
 

Sundarbans to be a new district soon: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
West Bengal will soon have Sunderbans as a separate district which will benefit the people of the region get easier and quicker access to administrative activities, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Ruckus in Bengal assembly over Trinamool MLA's derogatory remarks on Modi, Shah (Ld, correcting para 6)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
West Bengal assembly witnessed yet another ruckus on Tuesday after Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay refused to admit an adjournment motion brought by BJP seeking discussion on some derogatory remarks made by Trinamool Congress MLA Sabitri Mitra about Prime Mini... read..
 

Bengal CM stops address at N 24 Parganas meet midway, scolds district officials over development

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | November 29, 2022 9:01:27 PM IST
Charing an administrative review meeting in the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Tuesday, ahead of the upcoming panchayat elections in the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rebuked district offiicials over the conduct of development work.... read..
 

BJP might move no-confidence motion against Bengal assembly Speaker

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The BJP's legislative team in West Bengal Assembly might move a no-confidence motion against Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay, leader of opposition Suvendu Adhikari said on Monday.... read..
 

Partha Chatterjee's judicial remand extended by another 14 days

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday extended the judicial remand for former West Bengal education minister and Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee in connection for another 14 days with his involvement... read..
 

Protests rock Kolkata hospital as student dies after being shifted

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | November 29, 2022 10:59:56 PM IST
Students of the National Institute For Locomotor Disabilities in Kolkata's Baranagar staged a protest on Tuesday against the management of the healthcare facility, alleging unavailability of emergency services.... read..
 

Frequent intrusions in human habitats prompt Bengal forest dept to conduct bear census

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:12 AM IST
Reports of frequent intrusions into human habitations in the Terai and Dooars forest zones in North Bengal, especially in the tea gardens located in the area, have prompted the West Bengal forest department to conduct a census of Asiatic black bears in th... read..
 

Bengal primary teachers stage protest in Siliguri over DA issue

Siliguri (West Bengal) | November 28, 2022 8:00:06 PM IST
A massive protest was held by primary school teachers in Siliguri against the state government on Monday demanding Dearness Allowance (DA) at par with central government employees.... read..
 

West Bengal: BJP protests outside Assembly over extra teachers' recruitment passed by govt

Kolkata (Uttar Pradesh) | November 28, 2022 3:30:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday staged a protest outside the State Assembly over extra teachers' recruitment drive passed by the state cabinet.... read..
 

ISL: Hyderabad FC lose top spot after going down to spirited ATK Mohun Bagan

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 27, 2022 5:31:01 AM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan bounced back from a loss last week to seal three points against Hyderabad FC in matchweek 8 of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, in Kolkata, on Saturday.... read..
 

I-League: Mohammedan Sporting Club looking to get campaign on right track against TRAU FC

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 27, 2022 1:30:11 PM IST
Mohammedan Sporting Club locks horns against TRAU FC in their I-League 2022-23 fourth-round fixture on Sunday. The match will take place at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata.... read..
 

Certain prisoners can stay with their families in correction homes: Bengal minister

Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The West Bengal government is considering framing a new law allowing certain categories of prisoners to stay with their families at the prisons within the correction homes, according to Minister of State for Correctional Services Department, Akhil Giri.... read..
 

Mithun stresses on 'unofficial' BJP-Left Front pact before panchayat polls

Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Superstar Mithun Chakraborty, who is currently attending organisational meetings of BJP in different districts of West Bengal, on Saturday stressed on having an 'unofficial' understanding between the BJP and the Left Front in the run-up to next year's pan... read..
 

Fire in Kolkata's Tiretti Bazaar area doused, no casualties reported

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 27, 2022 3:31:29 AM IST
A massive fire broke out in Kolkata's Tiretti Bazaar area on Saturday evening.... read..
 

Mobile gaming app case: PMLA court sends accused Aamir Khan to 14-day ED custody

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 27, 2022 1:30:09 PM IST
A special PMLA Court on Saturday granted Enforcement (ED) 14-day custody of the main accused Aamir Khan in Mobile Gaming Application namely the E-nuggets case.... read..
 

West Bengal: Four injured in bomb blast, BJP hits out at TMC

North 24 Paraganas (Kolkata) | November 27, 2022 10:00:01 PM IST
Four people were injured after several bombs exploded at the Jagaddal area in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday, reportedly over the issue of high volume of a loudspeaker, the police said.... read..
 

TIL ropes in Indocrest Defence Solutions as a strategic investor

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 27, 2022 3:01:16 PM IST
Heavy equipment manufacturer TIL on Sunday announced that it decided to bring in a strategic investor -- Indocrest Defence Solutions, which is a part of Gainwell Group -- to increase the authorised capital into its business.... read..
 

We did not do anything to win this game: Hyderabad FC head coach Marquez

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 27, 2022 7:29:57 AM IST
Hyderabad FC head coach Manolo Marquez was unhappy with his players after suffering back-to-back defeats in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23, as they fell short of three points against ATK Mohun Bagan at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium, in Kolkata... read..
 

West Bengal: Ammonia gas leak in Kakdwip ice factory creates panic, 2 people fall sick

South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | November 26, 2022 6:30:58 AM IST
Two local residents in West Bengal's Kakdwip of South 24 Parganas fell sick after they came in contact with Ammonia gas which was leaking from an ice plant on Friday.... read..
 

Cattle Scam: Anubrata Mondal's judicial custody extended till Dec 9

Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A special CBI court on Friday extended the judicial custody of Trinamool Congress strongman and the party's Birbhum district President Anubrata Mondal till December 9 in connection with his alleged involvement in the multi-crore cattle smuggling scam in W... read..
 

Political slugfest erupts over HC judge's comments on Trinamool Congress

Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
A comment by Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay of the Calcutta High Court that he might ask the Election Commission of India (ECI) to derecognise Trinamool Congress as a political party and withdraw its logo has triggered a political slugfest in West Bengal.... read..
 

Asia Rugby: India thrash Bangladesh 82-0 to qualify for Division 3 Playoffs

Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
Indian National Mens Rugby Team defeated Bangladesh with a score of 82-0 in the final match of the Asia Rugby Division 3 - South Region tournament at the Rabindra Sarobar stadium here on Friday.... read..
 

ISL: Hyderabad FC, ATK Mohun Bagan look to regain lost ground after recent defeats

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 26, 2022 7:30:22 AM IST
A repeat of last season's playoff semifinals will pit ATK Mohun Bagan against defending champions Hyderabad FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Saturday.... read..
 

Argentina fan from Kolkata leaves for Qatar to support Lionel Messi in his quest for World Cup title

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 26, 2022 11:30:24 AM IST
Uttam Saha, an Argentina football team fan from Kolkata, is leaving for Qatar to support his favorite team in the ongoing FIFA World Cup, which also features his favourite player Lionel Messi, who is playing his final World Cup.... read..
 

India dominates Bangladesh 82-0 to qualify for Asia Rugby Division 3 Playoffs

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 26, 2022 8:00:09 PM IST
Indian National Men's Rugby Team beat Bangladesh in the final match of the Asia Rugby Division 3 South Region tournament played at the RabindraSarobar stadium, Kolkata with a score of 82-0.... read..
 

Bengal: Transgenders can now apply for state govt jobs in General category

Kolkata |Saturday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
The West Bengal Cabinet on Friday decided to enable transgenders in the state to apply for the state government jobs in the General category.... read..
 

Court cases exhausting the state exchequer of Bengal: Mamata

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
At a time when the West Bengal government is saddled with too many court cases filed against it, both in Calcutta High Court and Supreme Court, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has claimed that the state exchequer is being exhausted in fighting so many lega... read..
 

'We don't discriminate': Mamata on invites for Governor's swearing-in

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 25, 2022 9:30:16 PM IST
Amid the ongoing Winter Session of the West Bengal Assembly, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday highlighted numerous issues, including invitations to the Governor's oath-taking ceremony, developments concerning the state's health sector during the T... read..
 

Change of guard in Darjeeling Municipality within 9 months of new board's formation

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Just within nine months since the formation of the new board in Darjeeling Municipality, the opposition alliance of the Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) and Trinamool Congress grabbed power in the civic body of the Queen of the Hills by luring ... read..
 

DRI arrests Trinamool Congress leader's son in gold smuggling case

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday has arrested the son of a leading Trinamool Congress leader in connection with the agency's investigation relating to a gold smuggling case.... read..
 

ATK Mohun Bagan's Joni Kauko set to be on sidelines due to knee injury

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 25, 2022 2:01:15 PM IST
Joni Kauko, the star midfielder for ATK Mohun Bagan has been sidelined after sustaining a serious knee injury in their previous game in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 against FC Goa at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao on Sunday.... read..
 

WBSSC scam: Manik Bhattacharya's judicial custody extended till Dec 7

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
A special court of Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday extended the judicial custody for Trinamool Congress legislator and former chairman of West Bengal Board of Primary Education (WBBPE), Manik Bhattacharya, till December 7 in connection with the m... read..
 

WBSSC scam: Calcutta HC upholds order on fresh CBI probe

Kolkata |Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Thursday upheld an earlier order of a single-judge bench of the same court for a separate CBI probe to identify the masterminds who were trying to influence the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) to pr... read..
 

I-League: Late goals hand Mohammedan Sporting first win of season

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 24, 2022 6:29:36 AM IST
Mohammedan Sporting Club left it late but ultimately secured a 3-1 victory over NEROCA FC in the I-League at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan on Wednesday.... read..
 

Drugs worth Rs 20 lakh seized from bus stand in West Bengal, one arrested

Dakshin Dinajpur (West Bengal) | November 24, 2022 3:29:32 AM IST
The Narcotic Cell of West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday arrested a drug peddler from Balurghat and seized Yaba drugs worth Rs 20 lakh from his possession.... read..
 

Bengal's 'biggest thief' will be nabbed in Dec: Suvendu Adhikari

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Suvendu Adhikari, the leader of opposition in West Bengal Assembly, on Wednesday triggered speculations about December becoming a crucial game-changer in state politic as he claimed that the state's "biggest thief" will be nabbed and put behind bars next ... read..
 

DA Arrears: Scuffle between state govt staff and police creates ruckus outside Bengal Assembly

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
A major ruckus broke out in front of the Assembly premises and adjoining areas in Kolkata on Wednesday following a scuffle between police personnel and state government employees after the latter staged a protest march over pending dearness allowance (DA)... read..
 

SFF personnel killed in Sikkim after failed para jump

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 1:45:13 AM IST
An assistant leader of the Special Frontier Force (SFF), a covert Special Forces unit under the operational control of the Army, has been killed in north Sikkim after his parachute malfunctioned during a training session near the India-China border.... read..
 

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe to identify masterminds protecting illegally-appointed teachers

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ordered a fresh CBI probe to identify the masterminds who were trying to influence the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) to protect the interests of those who were illegally appointed as teachers in state-r... read..
 

Dengue fever in control, Mamata Banerjee informs West Bengal assembly

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 24, 2022 1:32:13 AM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addressed issues raised by the opposition party during the winter session of the West Bengal assembly on Wednesday.... read..
 

CV Ananda Bose takes oath as West Bengal Governor

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2022 12:01:59 PM IST
Former bureaucrat Dr CV Ananda Bose took oath as the Governor of West Bengal in Kolkata on Wednesday.... read..
 

Calcutta HC seeks ATR from Bengal govt on use of beacons

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday sought an action taken report (ATR) from the West Bengal government on the indiscriminate use of red and blue beacons atop cars in the state.... read..
 

I-League: Winless Mohammedan Sporting aim for win against NEROCA FC

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2022 9:29:48 AM IST
Runners-up of last season of I-League Mohammedan Sporting are yet to open their account this season with two losses in two so far. The Black and White Brigade will be looking to turn their fortunes around when they play their first home game against NEROC... read..
 

LoP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury seeks Guv intervention against WB govt power misuse

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2022 2:29:45 PM IST
The Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday wrote a letter to the West Bengal Governor seeking his intervention with regard to the misuse of power by the state administration.... read..
 

Mamata expresses anguish over firing in Meghalaya

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 23, 2022 7:02:07 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed anguish over Tuesday's tragic firing in Meghalaya that killed six persons.... read..
 
 
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