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Mamata notices Suva void  (04 March 03:45 am) 
Painter Suvaprasanna\'s absence from a government programme he attended for years was today noticed by Mamata Banerjee, who said \"I don\'t know why Suvada did not turn up\".
Exam escorts to stave off elephants  (04 March 03:45 am) 
The forest department in Bankura has been escorting Madhyamik and other examinees to test centres in several villages for fear of elephant attacks.
Rare peek into use of borrowings  (04 March 03:45 am) 
Amit Mitra today attempted to draw a distinction between public borrowing for debt servicing and for other purposes, holding the Left responsible for a lion\'s share of his government\'s debt.
Land purchase spree before Saradha end  (04 March 03:45 am) 
Saradha chief Sudipta Sen had bought several parcels of land even as the group was on the verge of sinking at the end of 2012 in an attempt to impress upon depositors and agents that all was well, the
The Mamata Banerjee government today cited Holi and Opposition demands to defer a discussion on deposit-mobilising companies, prompting questions on whether Trinamul wanted to avoid a debate on the
HC seeks Abhishek slap report  (04 March 03:45 am) 
Calcutta High Court today directed the government to file an affidavit on the slapping of MP Abhishek Banerjee by a youth at a rally in East Midnapore and the attacker\'s subsequent assault by the
Mondal gets plum post in Bloc  (03 March 03:45 am) 
Mahananda Mondal who had spearheaded a movement against the construction of an electric crematorium at Ramghat here was made the president of the Siliguri local committee of the Forward Bloc today.
Gurung plans to meet PM on statehood  (03 March 03:45 am) 
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today claimed that Bimal Gurung would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the one-point agenda of creating Gorkhaland when the GTA chief executive would be in Delhi next
Private car owners using compressed natural gas (CNG) as fuel in Asansol and Durgapur have alleged that they have to wait at refuelling stations for auto drivers to get their tanks filled, even if
Ticket denial hint for Gangotri  (03 March 03:46 am) 
The former mayor of the SiliguriMunicipal Corporation, Gangotri Datta, will not be fielded by the Congress in the ensuing civic polls as she \"failed to perform properly\" while in office, a party
Herbal aabir on sale  (03 March 03:46 am) 
Officials of non-timber forest product division of the state forest department today said they had started selling herbal aabir, coloured powder also known as gulal used in Holi, from the department\'s
Three youths were held on board the Guwahati-Bangalore Express last night for alleged sexual harassment of a college girl travelling in a reserved compartment.
Sackfuls of cheat chits  (03 March 03:16 am) 
Two sacks that can hold 50km of cement each were needed to accommodate the cheating materials brought by Madhyamik examinees taking the mathematics test at two Birbhum schools today.
Bench releases Madan plea  (03 March 03:16 am) 
A Calcutta high court judge today cited personal grounds to express disinclination to hear the bail plea of transport minister Madan Mitra in a Saradha case, following which a division bench referred
Mukul missing, Dinesh present  (03 March 03:16 am) 
Dinesh Trivedi made a comeback to the protest platform today while Mukul Roy skipped a Trinamul demonstration outside Parliament in keeping with his recent practice.
House debate on Saradha and forefathers  (03 March 03:16 am) 
The Trinamul Congress today decided to discuss sham deposit-mobilising companies in the Assembly during the current session, nearly 27 months after the Assembly had erupted over a Left demand for such
Didi piles pressure before PM meeting  (03 March 03:16 am) 
Mamata Banerjee today criticised the Union budget, prompting senior Nabanna officials to smell an effort to mount pressure before her proposed meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Police help to stop palash sale  (02 March 04:47 am) 
Visva-Bharati has requested police to assist it in its endeavour to stop the sale of palash flowers near the campus before Basanta Utsav on March 5.
SMC poll hint for Deb, Asok  (02 March 04:47 am) 
Minister Gautam Deb of the Trinamul and CPM leader Asok Bhattacharya are likely to contest the coming elections to the Siliguri Municipal Corporation, sources in both the parties said.
Market plan  (02 March 04:47 am) 
Bimal Gurung, the chief executive of the GTA, today said he wanted to demolish the Old Supermarket and build a new structure in its place with parking space for taxis.
Time to assess paribartan, says Mukul  (02 March 03:16 am) 
The time had come for people \"to assess the performance of the ruling establishment\" on what it had managed to change in Bengal, Mukul Roy said a day after he was axed as Trinamul all-India general
Cops vs flower power in Visva  (02 March 03:16 am) 
Visva-Bharati has requested police to assist it in its endeavour to stop the sale of palash flowers before Basanta Utsav so that the flame-coloured trees on the campus and in its neighbourhood stay
Finance minister Arun Jaitley today proposed \"special assistance\" to Bengal and Bihar in an attempt to help the eastern states \"grow even faster\".
Asim links revenue fall to lack of industry  (28 February 03:16 am) 
Former finance minister Asim Dasgupta today linked the fall in the state\'s revenue collection to lack of industrial initiative by the Mamata Banerjee government, describing it as \"a cause for
Property sop till Rs 40 lakh  (28 February 03:16 am) 
The government has decided to lower stamp duty by 1 per cent to 6 per cent for properties costing up to Rs 40 lakh.