Cricket: Pooran, Pollard guide West Indies to 315-5 in ODI decider against India
Pooran, who hit 89 off 63 balls, and Pollard, 74 not out, put on 135 runs for the fifth wicket as the West Indies put up a challenging total after being in trouble at 144 for four in Cuttack. The left-right batting pair of Pooran and Pollard, who hit three fours and seven sixes in his 51-ball blitz, combined to rebuild the innings and then took the attack to the opposition bowlers.
Uneasy calm in northeast, anti-citizenship law protests singe Bengal
Curfew was relaxed in Assam's Dibrugarh and Meghalaya capital Shillong, ...
Fair price shops in Kolkata to sell onions at Rs 59/kg
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed the state government’s supply chain and ...
Cyclone Bulbul may intensify, likely to move towards West Bengal
A cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours and set to move towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts, skirting Odisha. The maximum sustained windspeed within and around the area of cyclone 'Bulbul' had been recorded 70 to 80 km per hour, with gusts up to 90 kmph.
'Second war of independence': TMC eyes citizenship bill to take on BJP ahead of state polls
Addressing a rally in Kolkata on Friday, Banerjee said she would support the bill if citizenship is given to each and every refugee, irrespective of their religion.
Oil hits fresh 3-month high; WTI nears $62 per barrel
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 4 cents to $61.76 a barrel.
Oil edges up on trade optimism, eyes on MidEast tensions
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures edged up 5 cents to $61.77 a barrel by 0529 GMT.
3.18 lakh children missing since 2014: Smriti Irani
In response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Irani presented the data according to which Madhya Pradesh was followed by West Bengal with 47,744 such children and Gujarat (43,658). The details of missing children were reported on web portals TrackChild and 'Khoya-Paya' which are used to track them.
Smriti Irani slams opposition for politicising rape
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Friday came out heavily on the Opposition in Parliament, accusing them of pol...
Ready to sit for talks with CM: WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
Drama had unfolded at the Assembly on Thursday as the Governer was made to wait outside the assembly with the gate designated for his entry being locked and the speaker and staff having gone missing. Today, the governor - accompanied by his wife - entered the Assembly through the gate designated for his entry and was received by Marshall of the Assembly, other officials and MLAs.
Onion ships coming next week, Amit Shah told
Earlier, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed Parliament that the government has taken steps to rein in onion prices and has initiated steps to improve technology for its better storage. On Thursday, opposition parties staged a protest over the rising onion prices in the Parliament premises.
Demonetisation led to economic slowdown: Bengal FM Amit Mitra
"Seventeen reasons were given to justify demonetisation, but none of those hold good. There is more cash in the system now than there was before demonetisation," says Amit Mitra.
Hedge funds stay bullish on oil amid trade truce, OPEC+ cuts
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission will release its report on WTI crude on Monday.
Cyclone Bulbul inflicted a loss of Rs 28,000 cr in West Bengal
Cyclone Bulbul inflicted a loss of Rs 28,000 cr in West Bengal.State Govt. has handed over the report to a Central team that surveyed the af...
3 TMC MLAs who switched over to BJP in touch with party: TMC sources
According to the TMC sources, within months of joining the saffron party, three TMC MLAs of North 24 Parganas have been trying to get in touch with the party top brass and have expressed their desire to return to the parent party.
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