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Shut all MPS offices & resorts: Court  (31 March 10:32 am) 
Calcutta High Court today directed Bengal and Jhargram police to shut all offices, resorts and other establishments of MPS Group across the state within 24 hours of receiving a copy of the order.
Ranaghat gang split in two: CID  (31 March 10:32 am) 
The gang that had raided the Ranaghat convent on March 14 split into two groups after coming out of the school compound and fled, abandoning a plan to return to the home of one of the accomplices in
Trinamul tells trident: Vanish!  (31 March 10:32 am) 
The Trinamul-run municipality in Birbhum's Rampurhat has started removing defunct trident lamps in the area, fearing Mamata Banerjee's beautification project could come under the Opposition's scanner
Order to submit Rose probe report  (31 March 10:32 am) 
A division bench of Calcutta High Court today directed the Enforcement Directorate to complete its probe in the Rose Valley case and file a report in three months.
A BJP team that had gone to meet potato farmers in several places of Hooghly today ran into protests by Trinamul supporters at least thrice and the leaders were forced to walk for around 200 metres
Trinamul vs everyone  (30 March 11:45 am) 
In ward 7 of Tamralipta municipality, it's Debika Maity versus every other party.
The National Investigation Agency probing the Burdwan blast has come across a piece of land near Santiniketan which it suspects would have been used by the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh to set up a
Malda farmer drinks poison  (30 March 09:45 am) 
A debt-ridden potato farmer in Malda drank pesticide and died last night after failing to get a good price for his produce, the family said.
TMC rebels to contest  (30 March 09:45 am) 
Six dissident Trinamul candidates who had filed nominations from five wards of Jalpaiguri, have not withdrawn their nominations, posing a problem to the district party leadership ahead of the civic
Rajnath scan on Tinbigha  (30 March 09:45 am) 
Union home minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to survey the Tinbigha corridor as Dhaka and New Delhi are preparing to exchange the Indian and Bangladeshi enclaves scattered in each other's mainland.
The CID has decided to approach the external affairs ministry for diplomatic clearance to send a team to Bangladesh in connection with the probe into the Ranaghat rape and robbery, sources said.
Delhi turns down plea for CBI probe  (28 March 11:45 am) 
The Centre today formally rejected the Bengal government's request for a CBI probe into the Ranaghat rape-and-robbery case.
The Park Street void  (28 March 11:45 am) 
Mamata Banerjee took three days to call for a CBI probe into the Ranaghat rape-and-robbery case but her government has not sought the central agency's help in the three-year-old Park Street gang rape
Workers of three hill tea gardens owned by Trinamul Rajya Sabha member K.D. Singh's Alchemist Group today announced relay hunger strikes on their respective estates from April 6 after the management
Trinamul rebels in fray  (28 March 09:45 am) 
Eight dissident Trinamul workers have filed nominations in six wards of Jalpaiguri municipality and the party has started talks to persuade them to withdraw from the fray.
Cuffs elude scribe attackers  (28 March 09:45 am) 
Calcutta police have failed to make any arrest in connection with the assault of the journalists who were attacked by a mob comprising alleged Rose Valley employees, agents and depositors outside the
Debts trigger farmer suicide  (28 March 09:45 am) 
A farmer has allegedly hanged himself after he failed to repay Rs 30,000 borrowed for cultivating potato which was sold out at a rate lower than the cost of production.
Cong to seek rejection reason  (28 March 09:45 am) 
Darjeeling district Congress president Sankar Malakar today said his party would approach the state election commission to know why the nomination of their candidate from ward 29 of the Siliguri
Malda arson  (28 March 09:45 am) 
A makeshift BJP office in ward 3 in Old Malda and an autorickshaw of a party worker were set afire allegedly by Trinamul supporters yesterday.
BJP admits mistake  (27 March 10:45 pm) 
The BJP today admitted it might have overlooked certain "genuine" claims while short-listing candidates for the Bengal municipal elections.
The nominations of four Forward Bloc candidates who were to contest the Barasat municipality elections were cancelled today by the state election commission for their failure to submit party election
Govt nod for central forces  (27 March 10:45 pm) 
The government today said it had "no objection" to the deployment of central forces during the civic polls next month, which, sources said, was prompted by the fear of an "embarrassment" in court at
Police few, free for all for rowdies  (27 March 10:45 pm) 
The might of Calcutta police, usually on display when accused in the Saradha case are produced in Bankshall court, was missing today when hundreds of Rose Valley agents laid siege to a nearby road and
Phone torch leads to Ranaghat duo  (27 March 10:45 pm) 
A cellphone the gang had used as a torch inside the dark rooms of the Ranaghat school has shown light on the investigation that finally led police to the two suspects who were arrested today.
How I saved my camera from Rose mob  (27 March 10:45 pm) 
Bibhash Lodh, a photojournalist of The Telegraph, sustained injuries in an attack on journalists unleashed by a mob comprising alleged Rose Valley employees, agents and depositors outside the