Tremors were felt across West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and parts of Northeast India on Wednesday as an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the open-ended Richter scale hit Myanmar.
Amid growing concerns over terrorists using the porous Indo-Bangla border for infiltration, the Border Security Force has submitted a detailed proposal to the state government about the land needed fo
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee took to the streets on Thursday to lead a rally on “Safe Drive, Safe Live” organised by the Kolkata police.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she was “shocked” by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley’s “hurtful tweet”.
Indian monk Swami Sivananda, who claims to be 120 years old, displays his passport in the house of one of his followers in Kolkata. (Photo: AFP)
Three women became the target of acid attacks which killed two of them, including a deaf and mute woman on whom acid was thrown by the same accused who allegedly raped her earlier.
After storming to power in 2011, Mamata Banerjee had promised to turn Kolkata into London, Darjeeling into Switzerland and Digha into Goa.
“West” will soon be dropped from West Bengal and the state would be known as Bengal in English and Bangla or Banga in Bengali.
A middle-aged man was murdered by a gang of armed miscreants in Metiabruz in the early hours of Saturday for protesting against anti-social activities, which included running of gambling and liquor de
Aabesh Dasgupta’s family has rejected a CCTV footage which the Kolkata police claimed suggested that the teenager’s death at 6 Sunny Park in Ballygunge on July 23 evening was accidental.