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Cyclone Komen: Bengal, Odisha brace for impact

People wade through a flooded locality in West Midnapore district, West Bengal. Photograph: PTI Photo The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall......

In West Bengal, miscreants vandalise church again

Unidentified persons vandalised a church at Taherpur in West Bengal’s Nadia district, the police said on Friday. Unidentified persons entered the St Thomas Catholic Church at Taherpur......

Voting begins in West Bengal civic polls amid violence

One person was shot dead while another suffered bullet injury in Burdwan and North 24 Parganas districts as voting began in 91 municipalities across West Bengal on Saturday. Thirty-year old......

Ranaghat robbery and rape: 'Nuns had received threatening calls'

Indrani Roy/ visits Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district, the scene of the horrific rape of a 72-year-old nun, and encounters a clueless police and a frightened Christian community.......

Nun wants to stay for more time in hospital; no arrests made yet

Five days after a 71-year-old nun at a convent school in Nadia district of West Bengal was gang-raped, the woman has pleaded to spend some more time in the hospital. Amid mounting outrage over the......

Salboni land losers will settle for nothing less than steel plant

It’s been months since Jindal returned the private land to the state government, free of cost, but not a cottah has been distributed It’s been nine months since West Bengal Industry and......

The real story of Bihar's economic growth

The really disturbing numbers relate to inequality. Bihar's per capita income is a third of India's, and a fourth of Gujarat's, notes T N Ninan. Image: A flood-affected man with his bicycle moves......

People's movement lights up rural households

Around 80 million rural households are estimated to have no access to grid power.  Off-grid decentralised systems, based on renewable energy, are lighting up around 1,000 villages through......

The suicidal potato economy of West Bengal

  Inadequate marketing channels, manipulation by middlemen and absence of support prices make cultivation in the state inherently risky Last December, the weather conditions were apt --......

Mukesh Ambani likely to exit Navi Mumbai SEZ

Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani is planning to exit the Navi Mumbai special economic zone, as the project has failed to take off in the past 11 years, despite extensions by the Maharashtra......

BCCI cancels 3rd ODI vs West Indies as 'Hudhud' lashes Vizag

Cyclone Hudhud hits Ganjam district on the Andhra-Odisha border. Photograph: PTI The Board of Control for Cricket in India cancelled the third One-day international between India and the West......
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BJP revamping organization in West Bengal

KOLKATA: Keeping in mind next year's , the BJP is revamping its party organization from the grassroots and has removed several district... ...
Ahead of Assembly Polls, BJP Goes for Major Reshuffle in West Bengal

BJP leaders Smriti Irani, Rahul Sinha and Babul Supriyo participate in a rally with other party leaders in Kolkata on Sunday, October 11, 2015... ...
L'Oreal USA Announces 2015 For Women in Science Fellows

From the Wires U.S. Female Scientists to be Awarded $60,000 Each For Research; Visit White House, U.S. Capitol, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater... ...
Cairn India to exit Sri Lankan gas block

The charge was triggered by the fall in crude oil prices, which declined 43% in the past year. Cairn India Twitter page Cairn India will... ...
The Gainsborough Bath Spa celebrates its official grand opening

On Tuesday, 29 September 2015, The Gainsborough Bath Spa welcomed 250 high-profile local and international guests to celebrate its Official Grand... ...

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