WEST BENGAL

  • Watch: How safe are schools in Kolkata December 18, 2014

    The Abhinav Bharati High school in Kolkata has no guards standing outside its main gate. But one has to sign a register before entering the school premises stating one's details. ...
  • Rajnath Singh slams Mamata over security arrangements at Amit Shah's Kolkata rally December 1, 2014

    Union Home Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Monday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over security arrangements at party chief Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata on Sunday. ...
  • 5 lakh animals slaughtered in 48 hours in Nepal's Gadhimai festival November 28, 2014

    Over five lakh animals will be sacrificed in the biggest animal slaughter during Gadhimai festival over the next two days. Although police have been deployed-- but the Federation of Indian Animal protection organization shoots this video where one can see that the locals at the Gadhimai temple committee are easily...
  • Should animal sacrifice in the name of religion be stopped? November 25, 2014

    Nepal is gearing up for the Gadhimai Festival which takes place every after 5 years. It sees large scale slaughter of animals which has been widely condemned. Thousands cross the border from Bihar, West Bengal Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to reach blood-thirsty Gadhimai, the Hindu goddess of power. CNN-IBN asks...
  • Nepal gears up for the biggest animal slaughter 'Gadhimai festival' November 25, 2014

    Nepal is gearing up for the Gadhimai Festival which takes place every after 5 years. It sees large scale slaughter of animals which has been widely condemned. Thousands cross the border from Bihar, West Bengal Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to reach blood-thirsty Gadhimai, the Hindu goddess of power. The festival...
  • Battle for West Bengal: Is Mamata Modi's real challenger? November 24, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stepped up her volley of attacks against the BJP-led government at the Centre on Monday by calling it anti-people. ...
  • It is BJP vc TMC in Parliament this Winter Session November 24, 2014

    Mamata Banerjee, who is under fire in West Bengal after 2 of her party MPs were arrested in the Saradha scam, on Monday held a massive show of strength in Kolkata. The Trinamool Congress has announced that it will block the FDI in Insurance Bill and other bills lined up...
  • BJP trying to create tension in West Bengal: TMC leader Derek O'Brien November 24, 2014

    Derek O'Brien, member of Parliament for All India Trinamool Congress said that TMC would not allow the Insurance Bill to pass. "Do not need a lecture on patriotism. BJP trying to create tension in West Bengal," said Derek O'Brien. ...
  • Let CBI do its investigation and come up with conclusions: West Bengal Governor November 23, 2014

    Commenting on the Saradha scam issue West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi said that he was to premature to comment on the subject. "Let the CBI do its investigation and come up with conclusions," said KN Tripathi. ...
  • Birbhum: TMC leaders used their clout to influence the locals, says Rahul Sinha October 30, 2014

    Due to increased attacks on BJP workers in Birbhum district, allegedly by TMC workers, a three-member fact-finding team of the BJP visited Birbhum to assess the situation. BJP leader Rahul Sinha said that the TMC leaders had used their clout to influence the locals. ...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP attacks West Bengal government, says Mamata should resign as CM October 24, 2014

    The National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will visit Burdwan on Monday. On Friday, the NIA Director General reviewed investigations on the ground in Burdwan and Mushridabad. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed in a bomb blast in the area, putting the Mamata Banerjee government under fire as well. ...
  • Terrorist organisations spreading their wings in West Bengal, says Siddharth Nath Singh October 24, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that terrorist organisations were spreading their wings in West Bengal. "Mamata Banerjee's government siphoning off money to terrorists," said Siddharth. ...
  • People have voted against Central government, says Mukul Roy September 16, 2014

    Trinamool Congress on Tuesday claimed that 'Modi magic' has gone pale in the 100 days of BJPled NDA being in power at the Centre and asserted that people have reposed their faith in Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal. TMC General Secretary Mukul Roy said, "Central government trying to malign Mamata...
  • West Bengal: 3 VisvaBharati University students arrested for ragging August 30, 2014

    Three days after a student complained of being stripped and ragged in VisvaBharati University in West Bengal, police on Saturday arrested three students in the case. ...
  • Bengal tea garden crisis: The onus lies on the Mamata government, says BJP MP July 28, 2014

    The shutting down of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink of desperation. Some have been forced to make do with just Rs 15 per day. Some NGOs reporting that 100 people have died of malnutrition. Darjeeling MP and BJP Leader SS Ahluwalia told CNNIBN...
  • CJ: Tea estate workers in Jalpaiguri face starvation July 22, 2014

    It's been almost a decade since the red bank tea estate in Jalpaiguri of West Bengal shut down rendering tea plantation workers jobless and poverty stricken. Today with starvation deaths rising by the day, Sagarika Chettri turns Citizen Journalist to highlight the plight of these tea estate workers who have...
  • West Bengal: Slain student activist's family alleges suspects have links with TMC July 6, 2014

    A 20 year old college student, Sourav Chowdhary murdered in the 24 North Parganas district in West Bengal. His dead body dismembered, mutilated and thrown on a railway track. His fault was that he dared to raise his voice against illicit liquor dens and gambling rackets in his area. His...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Watch: Mamata refuses to comment on Tapas Pal, says party spokesperson will comment July 1, 2014

    There is increasing anger against one of Bengal's most popular actors and Trinamool Congress Parliamentarian Tapas Pal for his outrageous comment that he will send boys to rape CPM women. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has refused to react, but the TMC has sought an explanation from the MP...
  • Watch: Reactions from Kolkata on Tapas Pal's rape remark July 1, 2014

    All eyes are on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as to whether she will sack party MP Tapas Pal for threatening to get CPIM women raped as political retribution. ...
  • Tapas Pal's rape remark insensitive: Derek O'Brien June 30, 2014

    TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the party did not endorse its MP Tapas Pal's rape remark where in he said, "I will ask our boys to go and rape CPM women." ...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal's rape remark invites criticism June 30, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's rape remark has invited criticism from all the political parties and other noted faces in the society. ...
  • Budget Yatra: Watch industrialists from Gujarat, West Bengal speak June 28, 2014

    With the union budget due to be tabled on the 10 July, we industrialists in Gujarat and West Bengal to know their expectations from the Central government. ...
  • Budget yatra: What farmers in Bengal want post Nano's exit June 27, 2014

    With the union budget due to be tabled on the 10 July, we speak to farmers in Singur in West Bengal. This is where the abandoned TATA Nano factory left many jobless and landless. ...
  • Monsoon hits Kerala but no respite from heat in North India June 6, 2014

    After a long wait, the rain Gods have finally shown mercy. The monsoon has reached southern Kerala coast causing widespread rains in the state. Even though it's delayed by 5 days, the Met department predicts that it's expected to reach states like Maharashtra & West Bengal swiftly, in the next...
  • LS elections: CPM's Asim Dasgupta in triangular battle in Dum Dum May 12, 2014

    CPM's Asim Dasgupta is in a triangular battle in Dum Dum with BJPs' Tapan Sikdar and TMC's Saugata Roy. ...
  • Watch: Moon Moon Sen and her daughters cast their votes in Bengal May 12, 2014

    Trinamool Congress candidate Moon Moon Sen cast her vote in South Kolkata along with her daughters Rea and Raima Sen in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Monday, May 12. ...
  • TMC will be the third largest party in Lok Sabha 2014: Derek O'Brien May 12, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien, who voted in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in South Kolkata in West Bengal on Monday, is confident of his party performing well in the elections. ...
  • LS polls: South Kolkata votes May 12, 2014

    Voters in South Kolkata queue up at polling booth to exercise their franchise in the last phase of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Election Yatra: South Kolkata youngsters speak up May 9, 2014

    South Kolkata Lok Sabha constituency votes in the last phase of 16th general elections . ...