21 May 2020
Cyclone Amphan: 72 dead in Bengal; Rs. 2.5L compensation announced
A day after Cyclone Amphan made landfall at West Bengal's Digha, the super cyclonic storm left the state in ruins.
20 May 2020
4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall
After Cyclone Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday, reports emerged of the deaths of two people in the state.
18 May 2020
Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert
After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.
06 Dec 2019
Bengal: Man rapes 9-month-old niece on pretext of buying toys
Even as a Hyderabad veterinarian's sensational rape and murder case has placed the issue of women's safety front and center, another shocking rape case has come to the fore.
12 Aug 2019
Can't ensure veg/non-veg delivery preferences: Zomato to protesting riders
In the ongoing tussle between riders and the food-delivery app Zomato, the company on Sunday said it can't factor vegetarian and non-vegetarian preferences into delivery logistics. But, it said it would definitely address concerns of protesting riders.
11 Aug 2019
Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives
The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.
27 Oct 2018
Amazing! 12-year-old, who never went to school, qualifies for board-exam
A 12-year-old girl, who never enrolled in school and only studied at her home was allowed by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) to sit for the Madhyamik Examination 2019 as an external candidate.
05 Mar 2018
West Bengal: Six more districts to become ODF by March-end
Six more districts in West Bengal are likely to be declared open defecation free (ODF) by the end of March this year, an official said.
29 Jan 2017
Communal clashes spread after beef thrown in West Bengal temple
Authorities imposed prohibitory orders in Kolkata's Metiabruz area after communal clashes erupted over throwing of beef into a temple in the region.
01 Jan 2017
WB CM Mamata Bannerjee denies rioting at Dhulagarh
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee denied any incident of rioting at Howrah district's Dhulagarh town.
13 Dec 2016
Letter demands Rs.50 crore from Eastern Railway; threatens CM Banerjee
A letter reached the Eastern Railway headquarter demanding Rs.50 crores.