FCA India opens ‘Jeep Connect’

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

CBI sets up special team to trace Rajeev Kumar

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

Special court refuses to hear Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea

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

Mamata likely to meet Modi in Delhi 18 September

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.
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Ganga pollution: CPCB directs four State PCBs to take action

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

Doctors protest in Chennai Stanley Hospital for Kolkata incident (video)

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

2019 general elections: BJP makes big gains in UP, Gujarat, Karnataka

 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

Stalin, Naidu, Rao, Mamata, Kejri, Gowda hog limelight ahead of results

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

Sonia writes to meet allies 23 May, also invites parties not aligned with UPA

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

Buddhadeb Dasgupta honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran director Buddhadeb Dasgupta has been conferred ‘Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement’ award for his contribution to Indian cinema by West Bengal Film Journalist Association (WBFJA). Continue Reading