Go for UN-monitored referendum on CAA, NRC: Mamata Banerjee's challenge to Centre
Addressing a rally at Rani Rashmoni Avenue here, the Trinamool Congress supremo alleged that the BJP was trying to brand the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) as a fight between Hindus and Muslims.
Mamata Banerjee demands 'UN-monitored' referendum on CAA, NRC
Challenging the Modi government to go for a UN-monitored referendum over the am...
Anti-CAA protests intensify in Kolkata; many protesters detained in Hyderabad
Scores of protesters including students were taken into prevent...
West Bengal governor shown black flags on way to event in Murshidabad
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the state government, was shown black flags and asked to "go back" b...
Eight arrested for capital's violence
Delhi Police on Wednesday imposed section 144 in Delhi's Seelampur where anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters had indulged in arson and violence on Tuesday.
Resource rich Kazakhstan explores business opportunities in West Bengal
On November 18-19 Ambassador of Kazakhstan to India Yerlan Alimbayev paid a working visit to Eastern India’s largest economic and financial center in Kolkata.
It’s crunch time for Indian states’ finances as economy slows
The states have budgeted a consolidated fiscal deficit target of 2.6% of gross domestic product in the financial year ending March, a recent study by the Reserve Bank of India shows. Outstanding debt of states has risen over the last five years to 25% of GDP, posing medium-term challenges to its sustainability
West Bengal bypoll: BJP's candidate Jay Prakash Majumdar heckled by TMC workers
BJP candidate Jay Prakash Majumdar was slapped, kicked, punched and pushed into a roadside bush allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers while voting was on for Karimpur assembly bypoll on Monday.
Crude oil futures gain on spot demand, global cues
Globally, the West Texas Intermediate was trading up 0.05 per cent to $59.64 per barrel.
West Bengal govt to raise cultivation of maize by 33%
Maize is an important component of poultry feed and for making biofules. It is also used in food processing. It is also used to make the shell of capsules, starch and as part of the food processing industry for making sauce, gravy, pudding, pies and others. The state govt won the Krishi Karman Award this year for improvement in maize production in the country.
After onions, potato prices on fire, jump 75% in Delhi
As per price monitoring cell of consumer affairs ministry, retail potato prices have increased across many cities, though the average price was at the same level of Rs 20 per kg on Wednesday as compared to last year and a month back as well. This could be because in some cities like Jaipur and Varanasi the prices are in the range of Rs 10 to Rs 15 per kg.
Major study to be instituted to upgrade 6,000 km of National Highways to global standards
The Narendra Modi-led government has decided to institute a major study into over 6,000 km of national highways which covers over a dozen states, including the North-South and East-West corridors, to upgrade them to “global standards”.
View: Bypoll results show BJP can’t bank on Modi-Shah magic to win West Bengal
The BJP may be well entrenched in large parts of the country but — as an effective mass party — it is relatively new in Bengal. Prior to 2014 it had operated as a fringe outfit, basking in the reflected glory of the national party.
Ready to surrender my life but will not bow down to politics of hatred: CM Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, Dec 16 (ANI): Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee made a bold statement over politics of hatred. She said, “I am ready s...
Bengal Bypolls: We are hitting TMC goons the way they hurt us, says West Bengal BJP chief
West Bengal BJP chief said that Mamata's 'Didi Ke Bolo' program is an eyewash. He further added that neither Bengal CM's MLAs nor she is accessible to the public. There is so much corruption. Wherever they go, people hound them, holding them by their collars and asking them to return the ‘cut money’. TMC leaders even took ‘cut money’ for PM Awas Yojana.
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