Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) About 600,000 devotees took a holy dip in the icy cold waters of the Ganga on the occasion of Makar Sankranti Monday, at this island considered auspicious by... Read more
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) Keeping the doors open on an alliance with the Trinamool Congress, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Wednesday said West Bengal would benefit if people voted for t... Read more
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The third edition of the India Heritage tourism conclave was held here Friday with a focus on developing tourism in the Himalayan states.
The event saw the release of the "H... Read more
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 28 (IANS) The toll in the blast at Jalpaiguri in West Bengal rose to six, with one injured man dying of his injuries early Saturday, police said.
Twenty-two-year-old Rafi... Read more
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Sikkim Nov 10 and 11, an official statement said Friday.
The president will attend the 125th year celebrations of St. Jo... Read more
Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) Despite being down with fever since the last two days, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is on a Durga Puja pandal inauguration spree across Kolkata. She greeted 65 wid... Read more
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) Boarding a flight for the first time, getting an opportunity to meet their dear ones and savouring Durga Puja ambience in Bengal after years -- it has been a perfect homecoming ... Read more