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Dacoits attack, loot Sundarbans tourists, four held

One person suffered bullet injuries when armed dacoits went on a looting spree at a tourist resort in the Sunderbans in the early hours on Sunday.

TMC factional feud out in open, rival leaders clash

The factional fight within the Trinamul Congress came out in the open when the party candidate for ward 59 of Kolkata Municipal Corporation Jolly Bose and her supporters were allegedly assaulted on Su

TMC makes gains as Opposition cites ‘terror’

The Trinamul Congress (TMC) won three West Bengal municipalities uncontested amidst the Opposition’s allegations that their candidates were forced to withdraw nominations due to the “terror tactics” o

Bengal CID arrests two in nun gangrape

Muhammed Salim before being produced in a Nadia court on Thursday. —(Photo: PTI)

The state CID made first breakthrough in the Ranaghat elderly nun gangrape and convent dacoity case and arrested two persons — one in Mumbai and the other in North 24 Parganas — 12 days after the crim

Saradha scam: Assam Congress president questioned

The CBI on Thursday questioned Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta in connection with alleged duping of investors by Saradha group of chit fund companies.

CBI mute on 8 MPs, says Kunal Ghosh

Suspended Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh on Thursday voiced his strong displeasure over the manner in which the CBI investigation into the Saradha chit fund case was progressing.

Arson threat to Christian school in north Bengal

The police said Wednesday that they are investigating some letters found at a Catholic school which threaten to burn it down, renewing fears about the safety of the Christian minority in the country.

TMC calls farmer suicides an Opposition rumour

Rejecting reports of a spate of suicides by distressed potato farmers, food and civil supplies minister Jyotipriya Mullick and agriculture marketing minister Arup Roy on Wednesday said these were rumo

Clashes continue, RSS unhappy

BJP supporters clash outside the party office in Kolkata on Wednesday. 	— Abhijit Mukherjee

Infighting continued to rage in the BJP.

Bengal civic polls: BJP workers lay siege to party headquarters

State BJP president Rahul Sinha on Tuesday felt the heat of growing dicontent in the party over nominations for the civic polls when angry party workers laid a siege of the state party headquarters, b

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.