West Bengal

May 27, 2019
May 27, 2019

BJP worker shot dead in West Bengal, 2 detained

The fresh spate of political violence that has kept West Bengal burning since before the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 claimed the life of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, who was shot dead in North 24 Parganas district on Sunday night.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Many passengers suffocate due to smoke in Kolkata Metro fire

Many passengers suffocate due to smoke while several faint in a fire that broke out in Kolkata Metro on December 27, according to the reports coming in from Kolkata.

July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018

Detained children in India

We are alarmed to learn that more than 200 Bangladeshi children are in public correctional centres in West Bengal, India, some of them staying there for years. One is surprised to learn the reasons or circumstances of these children and adolescents finding themselves in India, but be that as it may, it's undesirable that so many of them should have to spend such a long time alone in a foreign land.

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 government to put a stop to it.

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 the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.