SC stays CBI probe in Bengal teachers recruitment scam

The Supreme Court stayed the Calcutta high court orders directing the Central Bureau of India (CBI) investigation into the filing of an application by the West Bengal Central School Service Commission (SSC) in a case related to the teachers’...

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.

Two IndiGo planes carrying approximately 300 passengers came within 45 seconds of a mid-air collision in Bangladeshi air space, before an air traffic controller in Kolkata spotted the prospective disaster and instructed one of the pilots to...

Two people were killed and 17 injured in a stampede on a foot overbridge at the Santragachi railway station in West Bengal's Howrah, after announcements were made about simultaneous arrival of trains on platforms connected by the overbridge.

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