Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 | Last Update : 11:36 PM IST

West Bengal

Indian Army, IAF rescue 100 stranded tourists from rain-hit areas of Sikkim

On Sunday morning, the Trishakti Corps of Indian Army and IAF launched air evacuation of tourists stranded in far-flung areas.

16 Sep 2018 7:47 PM

None trapped in Bagree market, blaze to be controlled soon: WB CM

The fire continues to rage even after 12 hours in the market, near Writers' Building and RBI office.

16 Sep 2018 4:56 PM

Massive fire erupts in Kolkata's Bagri market, no casualties reported

Around 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot and no immediate casualty has been reported.

16 Sep 2018 8:05 AM

India must shed 'world's largest arms importer' tag, says defence official

Secretary in department of defence production says, 'If China could (reduce dependence on imports productions) then why cannot India'?

14 Sep 2018 7:28 PM

Kolkata bridge that collapsed to be demolished, new one will be built

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the new bridge would come up in a year's time.

14 Sep 2018 5:41 PM

Setting up panel, confidential meet can end Rafale row, suggests ex-IAF chief

On slugfest between Modi-govt and Cong, Raha said: '... such things take place when there is a big ticket deal.'

14 Sep 2018 5:08 PM

BJP, RSS ‘forced’ organisers to cancel Mamata Banerjee’s US visit: TMC

External Affairs Ministry dismissed reports that Banerjee was denied permission to visit Chicago to attend World Hindu Conference.

13 Sep 2018 5:11 PM

Exports to be focus of state govt, says Amit Mitra

According to Mitra, the state has witnessed a growth of 11 per cent in export in the last fiscal.

13 Sep 2018 3:18 AM

Jalpaiguri circuit bench preparations almost complete: Mamata Banerjee

anerjee said that fresh appointments in the judiciary must be done soon to reduce pendency of cases before the courts.

13 Sep 2018 3:14 AM

China plans bullet train to Kolkata via Bangladesh, Myanmar

The project had also found mention at the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) meet in Kunming in 2015, Chinese Consul General Ma Zhanwu said.

12 Sep 2018 9:18 PM