Kolkata, Jun 1 West Bengal Agriculture Marketing Minister Arup Roy today denied any reports of suicide by potato farmers in the state.
Replying to a question in the state assembly, Roy said that according to reports received from the district authorities no farmer has committed suicide..... read more
Kolkata, June 1 The Calcutta High Court today struck down as "unconstitutional" a bill passed by the West Bengal Assembly through which the Mamata Banerjee government had appointed 26 parliamentary secretaries to "aid and advise" state ministers..... read more
Angrail (WB), Jun 2 BSF has initiated unique measures to check rampant smuggling of cattle across the Indo-Bangla border by digging deep ditches and welding metal pipes to the border fence, an effort which has led to 90 per cent decrease in the crime this year..... read more
Jalpaiguri(WB), Jun 2 Blockades were put up at various places across Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts of north Bengal by CPI-M today to protest against the Land Bill..... read more
Kolkata, June 2 Opposition Left Front, Congress and BJP members today walked out of the West Bengal Assembly in protest against alleged loss of their rights in a parliamentary democracy and attacks on them by the ruling party..... read more
Kolkata, Jun 2 Legendary film director Satyajit Ray's wife Bijoya Ray died here today. She was 98 and is survived by son Sandip Ray and a daughter.
Bijoya Ray was admitted to the super-speciality Belle Vue clinic last evening with acute pneumonia and after her condition deteriorated, doctors had put her on ventilation...... read more
Murshidabad (WB), Jun 2 Eight persons died today after being struck by lightning at different places across Murshidabad as rains accompanied by thunder lashed the district..... read more
Kolkata, Jun 3 Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, who has relocated to the US after death threats by radicals from her country, today said she has not left India permanently and will return when she feels safe..... read more