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Bengal tourism booming, 1.15 lakh more foreign arrivals


After storming to power in 2011, Mamata Banerjee had promised to turn Kolkata into London, Darjeeling into Switzerland and Digha into Goa.

West Bengal Assembly passes bill to rename state

The West Bengal Assembly on Monday in a special session passed a resolution to renaming the state as “Bangla” in Bengali and “Bengal” in English. The Congress, however, walked out in protest.

Reality show for safe Kolkata roads

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.

The tone and tenor of the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech, addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on August 15, indicated fairly that the Government of India had made up its mind

Since Mamata Banerjee says she will not attend Mother Teresa’s September 4 canonisation in Rome as part of India’s official delegation but as a guest of the Missionaries of Charity and will sit with t