West Bengal

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

BJP, Congress concerned over ‘attacks on Bangladesh’s minority groups’

West Bengal units of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress party have voiced concern over a series of “attacks on Hindus and other minority communities” in Bangladesh and asked the Bangladesh...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Bangladeshi youth’s body found in West Bengal

Body of a Bangladeshi national is recovered from Raninagar in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Iron Lady in the neighbourhood!

Belying speculations at the anti Trinamool camp for a 'vote for change' like the West Bengalees accounted for in 2011, Mamata has swept to a second term with a powerful mandate.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Mamata wants to give grand reception to Hasina

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been newly elected for a successive period, wants to accord a grand reception for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Hasina presents Mamata 20kgs hilsa

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sends 20 kilograms of hilsa from the Padma river for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is going to take oath for the second term tomorrow.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

Hasina invited for Mamata's swearing-in

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee invites Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend her second swearing-in programme in Kolkata scheduled to be held on May 27.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Mamata, Jayalalithaa retain power, BJP wins Assam, Left bags Kerala

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress crushes the opposition and Tamil Nadu's AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in assembly elections, the biggest popularity test after...

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Mamata, Jayalalithaa set to retain power, BJP takes Assam

For the first time in India, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears all set to form government in the northern state of Assam.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

3 killed in West Bengal bomb blast

Three people are killed and four injured in a blast when they were allegedly making bombs at a house in West Bengal's Malda district.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Is India facing its worst-ever water crisis?

On 11 March, panic struck engineers at a giant power station on the banks of the Ganges river in West Bengal state.