SC seeks Rajeev Kumar response on CBI plea for arrest

The Supreme Court directed former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to file his response on a CBI plea seeking his arrest in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund case.

Modi, Mamata exchange barbs in Bengal rallies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee kept each other in their cross hairs as they addressed election rallies in the state last week

An earthquake with its epicentre 5 km southwest of Mirik in Darjeeling district rattled West Bengal on Monday, triggering panic in the hills and plains of North Bengal where terrified people saw it as a sign that the Nepal tragedy was getting...

to the free, weekly Asian Voice email newsletter