‘Fani Cyclone’ heading towards West Bengal, rain lashes city

New Delhi :Normal life in and around Kolkata was thrown out of gear on Friday as cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ made landfall in neighbouring Odisha. Squally winds and rains hit Kolkata leading to waterlogging and traffic congestion. ‘Fani’ is likely to reach West Bengal by Friday evening. Coastal areas of the state also experienced heavy rains […]

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West Bengal bandh today: Govt deploys police, warns private schools

As many as 4,000 police personnel on the streets, 427 pickets and the setting up of special control rooms — these are among the measures taken by the state government ahead of a 12-hour bandh proposed by BJP to protest the killing of two men in Islampur. The BJP had called for the statewide bandh […]

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Another bridge collapses in West Bengal days after Kolkata Majherhat flyover horror

Days after the Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata sent shock-waves across the state, a bridge over a canal collapsed in Siliguri’s Phansidewa on Friday. The incident happened early this morning. Like the Majerhat bridge, the middle portion of the bridge collapsed. A lorry was plying on it when it collapsed. The vehicle got stuck. The […]

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SC terms use of spikes, fireballs to drive away elephants as barbaric

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today termed the use of spikes and fireballs to drive away elephants as “barbaric”and said that states should be desisted from using any such methods. A bench of justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta observed that states have to stop such practice after the apex court was told that these […]

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Bulk of invalid engineering colleges in, Karnataka

  New Delhi: Karnataka is at number 4 regarding fake engineering collages across the country. India has 277 fake colleges offering engineering and technical courses, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha on Monday. Delhi tops the list with 66 fake engineering colleges, followed by Telangana in the second spot with 35 colleges and West Bengal on number […]

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Mamta attacks on Modi says, country needs change

  West Bengal: West Bengal Chief Minister on his recent attack on Central Government rejected Modi government and said clarion call to oust the Narendra Modi government in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at a Christian conclave here on Tuesday. Mamta added, situation in Assam arising from the national register of citizens (NRC), public lynchings and […]

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Control West Bengal before paying attention and giving priority to Grand Alliance: Amit Shah, to Mamta

  West Bengal:  BJP President Amit Shah advises West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee to first control her state rather then focusing on grand alliance the BJP to leader said. Amit Shah attacked on TMC government and said the ruling party of West Bengal is spreading violence across the state and her government will not […]

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Bangla new name of, West Bengal: State approves all eye on centre

West Bengal: A resolution had been passed in West Bengal Assembly unanimously to change the state’s name to Bangla. However, the change will require the approval of the Union home ministry to come into force. It will be “Bangla” in all languages, according to a leader of the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress. On this at least, the […]

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