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, March 14 (IANS) BJP candidate and Bengali film actor Joy Banerjee found himself in the eye of a storm Friday after a television channel broadcast a footage claiming he was distributing money... 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, March 24 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit West Bengal and Tripura Tuesday to meet party workers ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.
The day-long visit would begin with a m... 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
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) Malkhan Singh alias Madhav Mondal, a top leader of the rebel Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), has been arrested from West Bengal's Malda district, police said Sunday.
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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