West Bangal

  • We hold festivals for people, not Cuba or N Korea: Mamata February 9, 2013

    Kolkata: Countering criticism that her debt-strapped government was squandering funds by organising fairs and festivals, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit back at the Marxists, saying her regime will continue celebrations for people, not for North Korea or Cuba. "If it's meant to be a festival, then it...
  • WB: Two infants die in Malda hospital April 10, 2012

    Malda (WB): Two infants died at Malda Medical College and Hospital, taking the toll of newborn death to 11 in a week, officials sources said on Tuesday. One baby died on Tuesday while another one died late on Monday night, officials said. The babies were brought to the hospital in a critical...
  • No Cong-TMC consensus yet; Sonia meets Pranab March 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee is meeting party chief Sonia Gandhi over the issue of alliance with Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. Less that a month to go for elections in West Bengal and the Congress and Trinamool Congress are still sparring over seats. A final call in this...
  • No CBI probe into Lalgarh massacre: Calcutta HC January 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Calcutta High court on Wednesday ruled out an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Lalgarh massacre incident. The court directed the West Bengal CID to continue the investigation but said that the probe would be monitored by the court directly. The Calcutta High court asked the...