Mamata to attend meet called by PM Modi on Dec 5

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will attend a meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 5 with chief ministers of all states to discuss the preparatory process for the country hosting the G20 Summit in 2023.

Gandhiji depicted as demon at Durga Puja pandal

Kolkata: Police in Kolkata are investigating allegations that the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was depicted as a demon at Durga Puja festivities. A festival structure that showed Hindu goddess Durga aiming her trident at a bald, bespectacled...

Keen to defend the ground that BJP gained in West Bengal in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with an unprecedented 18 of 42 parliamentary seats, the party leadership has already planned its moves for the 2024 contest with at least three Union ministers...

Bengal reported 1,113 new Covid-19 infections, 2,410 recoveries and seven deaths. Currently, there are 16, 699 active cases in the state, including 16,229 in home isolation and 430 in hospitals, according to the state bulletin. 

Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday warned her cabinet colleagues against “disrespecting the party in any manner” before making a public announcement that there would be a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday. A few minutes before the...

Seven people from Ghusuri in West Bengal’s Howrah, who had consumed liquor, died prompting locals to ransack the outlet and beat up the owner before handing him over to the cops. It is not clear whether they had drunk hooch (which is illicit),...

Kolkata: A court in Kolkata remanded West Bengal commerce and industries minister Partha Chatterjee to two-day interim custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The court also directed ED to present Chatterjee at a special PMLA court at the...

President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has been nominated as the vice president candidate by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said on Sunday. 



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