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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......

Inside West Bengal's murky world of child marriages

Fairs are commonplace in the festive season but in tribal West Midnapore, which falls in the erstwhile Maoist-hit Jangalmahal area, it is child marriage fairs which are drawing large crowds. Such......

Bengal flood situation grave, death toll rises to 17

Flood situation in West Bengal's six districts remain unchanged, even as the death toll rose to 17 with reports of eight more deaths from different districts on Friday. "There is no major change in......

Phailin aftermath in Bengal: Nine killed in floods

Nine persons have lost their lives in the recent floods in five districts of West Bengal, state disaster management department sources said on Thursday. Floods in West and East Midnapore, Howrah,......

Sporadic violence during third phase WB panchayat polls

Sporadic violence marked the third phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal on Friday covering three districts of Howrah, North 24-Parganas and South 24-Parganas where an average 25 per cent......

Now, ponzi schemes resurface in Bengal in a new avatar

MSCS is a cooperative society which operates in more than one state and has a minimum of 50 members in one state. After having made themselves scarce for more than a year in West Bengal, Ponzi......

Bengal to set up Eco-Tourism Board

The West Bengal government has decided to set up an Eco-Tourism Board to project the state as a major tourist destination. State Tourism Minister Bratya Basu said that Chief Minister Mamata......

No forceful acquisition of land for industrialisation: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday once again made it clear that there would be no forceful acquisition of land for setting up industry. Speaking at a programme at Kolaghat in......

Mamata asks Jindals to pay Rs 5,000 to those who gave land

Irked over delay in the starting of work on the Rs 35,000 crore (Rs 350 billion) steel plant by the Jindals in Salboni in West Midnapore district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she......
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Admin set for phase-2, ultras call poll boycott

hum adminstration is all set for second phase of panchayat polling. Deputy commissioner Amitabh Kaushaltoday said that a total of 81 booths have... ...
Sishu Aloy coming up at correctional homes

08:05 pm Domjur (WB): The state Women and Child Development and Social Welfare department would soon open Sishu Aloy at correctional homes in the... ...
HC dismisses Cong petition on holding rally at Nandigram

Kolkata, Nov 27 (PTI) The Calcutta High Court today dismissed a writ petition by West Bengal Pradesh Congress for a direction to the state... ...
SC asks CBI to not take Dayananidhi Maran into custody

Bengaluru , Nov 27: On Friday, Nov 27 Sonia Gandhi to hold strategy meeting with Congress Lok Sabha MPs in Parliament. Get all the latest news... ...
TMC dubs CPI-M processions as effort to bring back terror days

KOLKATA: With the Assembly elections in West Bengal scheduled next year, the beleaguered CPI-M is organising processions in rural areas in an... ...

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