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Narendra Modi to address industry heads in Bengal

Gujarat chief minister and senior BJP leader Narendra Modi is scheduled to address captains of industry in the city on April nine in a special session.

1 killed in clash over plot of land

One persons died and some others were injured in a turf war over a plot of land in Dhapa area between a Trinamul Congress MLA and a Trinamul Congress councillor.

Minister blames chaotic shanties for slum fires

Making a statement on the Solobigha slum fire in the Assembly, state urban development minister Firhad Hakim on Monday said that the shanties had come up in a totally unplanned and chaotic manner and

Minor girl gangraped in south kolkata

A minor girl was allegedly gangraped in south Kolkata.

WB’s revenue earning has increased by Rs 10,000 crore: Mamata


Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that despite the dismal financial situation, the state’s revenue increased by Rs 10,000 crore and urged the Centre to ‘rethink’ about the interest it was taking away from West Bengal.

Polls cancelled, students lay siege to varsity

Hundreds of students laid siege to Presidency University on Friday, not allowing any officials and faculty members to enter the varsity.

18 killed in devastating fire in Kolkata

A major fire engulfed a market housing a godown-cum-office complex in Sealdah area here early today, leaving 18 people dead and several others injured.

Film release stalled for ridiculing Mamata, Singur movement

The Censor Board has refused to clear a Bengali film for taking potshots at the swearing-in ceremony of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and the Singur movement that forced the Tatas to exit the state.

Bengal: Mixed response to bandh

The first day of the two-day general strike called by the Central trade unions evoked mixed response in West Bengal on Wednesday.

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