The average annual income of farmers in West Bengal has tripled during the past eight years of Trinamool Congress (TMC) rule, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today.
FCA India announced the opening of “Jeep Connect” retail and after-sale service facilities in Siliguri, West Bengal. Named as Celica Automobiles Pvt Ltd, this is the tenth Jeep Connect facility in India. Continue Reading
The CBI has set up a special team to trace former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who is alleged to have “evaded” agency’s notices to appear before it in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam case, sources said. Continue Reading
Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar moved a special court in Barasat today, seeking anticipatory bail in connection with a CBI notice to him for appearing before it in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam. Continue Reading
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Wednesday, state secretariat sources confirmed today.
Taking note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four State pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if they don’t comply with environmental norms. Continue Reading
More than 500 doctors in Chennai took part in the dharna that took place today at Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Washermanpet, against the attack on a intern doctor in a Kolkata hospital. Continue Reading
Early trends indicate the BJP has managed to lead in Karnataka, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh among others and has made inroads in West Bengal and Odisha. The Congress is putting up a fight in Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Bihar. Continue Reading
With a section of psephologists and political experts predicting a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, results of which will be known 23 May, all eyes are on the heads of regional parties due to two post-poll scenarios. Continue Reading
In a move aimed to strengthen Opposition unity, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to all allies including non-UPA ones — namely the BJD, YSR Congress, TRS and TDP — inviting them for a meeting 23 May to discuss the road map for the future political course of action. Continue Reading