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Kolkata's Satyajit Ray institute suspends five students

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST

The Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) has suspended five students for alleged "indiscipline" and indulging in "unprecedented vandalism" on campus, the registrar said.

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Mamata congratulates Sharad Yadav for 'save composite culture' event

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav for organising the "save composite culture" event in Delhi.

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Never found ex-coach Kumble strict: Wicketkeeper Saha

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 3:45:33 PM IST

India wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha on Friday said he never found former India head coach Anil Kumble "strict", adding incumbent Ravi Shastri always encourages them to go out there and kill the opposi

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Police ensure our safety and security: Mamata

Kolkata | Thursday, Aug 17 2017 IST

"Jayo Hey", the annual cultural event of Kolkata Police was held in Netaji Indoor Stadium here today. In a packed stadium, sportspersons and police officers were felicitated for outstanding cont

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TGBL reviewing its associates' plantation operations

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST

Tata Global Beverages is reviewing plantation operations of its two associates -- Amalgamated Plantation Private Ltd (APPL) and Kanan Devan Hill Plantations Ltd -- to make them profitable, an official

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With Indian Railways suspended services in northern districts, Bengal govt increases bus fleets to flood bound Siliguri and Cooch Behar to evacuate stranded people

Kolkata/Malda/Siligiuri | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

With loco services have been suspended beyond Malda station due to flooding in major parts of north Bengal, the West Bengal government today increased its fleet of passenger buses bound for Siliguri a

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Is Congress-Trinamool moving towards an alliance in Bengal? (News Analysis)

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 11:45:21 AM IST

Is West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Congress moving towards an alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls? The chain of recent events could be a pointer to this, but leaders of both par

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Mamata greets Parsi brothers and sisters on occasion of Navroz

Kolkata | Thursday, Aug 17 2017 IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today greeted Parsi brothers and sisters on the auspicious occasion of 'Navroz' the Parsi New Year "May the New Year bring with it new hope. Navroz

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GJM chief discharged in Madan Tamang murder case

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST

A city court on Thursday discharged GJM chief Bimal Gurung in the Madan Tamang murder case while directing that charges be framed against 47 other accused.

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Mamata unveils renovated Police HQ Bhabani Bhavan

Kolkata | Thursday, Aug 17 2017 IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today unveiled the refurbished complex of West Bengal Police headquarters at Bhabani Bhavan. She asked the State Traffic Police to follow the example of its

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City Court discharges Gorkha Janamukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung

Kolkata | Thursday, Aug 17 2017 IST

– A city court today discharged Gorkha Janamukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung and ordered framing charges against 47 other accused. City Sessions Court Chief Judge Kundan Kumar Kumai rejected the CBI'

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Trinamool sweeps Bengal civic polls (Lead)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST

Virtually bulldozing all opposition, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday, swept all the seven civic bodies where polling was held on Sunday. The BJP emerged as the main but distant opp

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