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Students intensify protest against molestation of Jadavpur University girl  Sep 21, 9:24 am
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sept.21 (ANI): Students took to streets of Kolkata and New Delhi protesting against the alleged molestation of a girl on the Jadavpur University campus, a case that has created ripples across the country.
Transport strike hits passengers in Siliguri  Sep 19, 11:08 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sept. 20 (ANI): The strike called by the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and other seven trade unions against the alleged atrocities on drivers and other workers by the administration led to a major shutdown of the public and goods transport system here.
Trade Unions call for indefinite transport strike in Kolkata  Sep 19, 6:30 am
Kolkata, Sept.19 (ANI): The Central Trade Unions have called for an indefinite transport strike in West Bengal on Friday to protest against the state government's disinclination to solve the problems of private transporters.
Jadavpur crackdown: VC says demonstrators thrashed, abused him  Sep 17, 3:30 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 17 (ANI): After 23 students were arrested last night while protesting outside the Jadavpur University campus against the alleged molestation of a student, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty on Wednesday said that he was forced to call the police after the demonstrators became unruly.
Jadavpur University molestation case: Students seek VC's resignation after 23 agitators arrested  Sep 17, 11:09 am
Kolkata, Sept.17 (ANI): Jadavpur University students have sought the resignation of the Vice Chancellor after 23 students were arrested while protesting outside the university campus, demanding a fresh probe in the alleged molestation case that took place on August 28.
Saradha scam: Rajat Majumdar to be in police custody for three more days   Sep 16, 8:18 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 16 (ANI): A Kolkata court today authorized additional three days police custody of former West Bengal DGP, Rajat Majumdar, to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Saradha chit fund case.
TMC thanks people of Bengal for entrusting their faith on Mamata  Sep 16, 5:23 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 16 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mukul Roy today thanked the people of Bengal for reposing their faith in the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government in the state inspite of canards being spread by the opposition parties.
People have given fitting reply for spreading canards against TMC: Nayana Bandyopadhyay  Sep 16, 3:47 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 16 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Nayana Bandyopadhyay on Tuesday credited party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her win in the assembly by-polls, saying the people have given a fitting reply to the canards being spread by the opposition against her party by ensuring her win.
West Bengal bypolls: BJP debuts by winning Basirhat Dakshin seat, TMC retains Chowringhee  Sep 16, 2:04 pm
Kolkata, Sep. 16 (ANI): BJP candidate Shamik Bhattacharjee won the Basirhat Dakshin seat in West Bengal on Tuesday by a slender margin of 1,742 votes, while Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party nominee Nayana Bandhopadhyaya defeated her nearest BJP rival Ritesh Tiwari by 14,000 votes to retain the Chowringhee seat.
Siddarth Nath Singh condemns BJP-TMC clash in Kolkata  Sep 11, 5:38 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh today condemned the clash between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP workers in Kolkata, which allegedly left a BJP worker injured.
BJP demands Mamata's resignation over Saradha Chit Fund scam  Sep 11, 4:48 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh said here on Thursday that the party has decided to start a Saradha Chit Fund scam 'andolan' demanding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's resignation.
TMC women's wing protest outside CBI office in Kolkata  Sep 11, 12:28 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 11 (ANI): The women's wing of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) staged a protest outside the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office in Kolkata on Thursday against their party leaders being quizzed in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam.
Saradha chit-fund scam: CBI arrests former W. Bengal DGP Rajat Majumdar  Sep 9, 7:28 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 9 (ANI): Former Director General of Police (DGP) of West Bengal, Rajat Majumdar has been reportedly arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for alleged involvement in the Saradha chit-fund scam.
CPI-M leader calls Bidhannagar Police diktat on women 'unacceptable'  Sep 9, 3:57 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 9 (ANI): Criticizing the diktat issued by Bidhannagar Police about do's and don't's for women , Communist Party of India -Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammad Salim on Tuesday described the diktat as unacceptable, and asked it to be withdrawn.
ICAI celebrating "Corporate Cost Management Week" in six key Indian cities  Sep 9, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Sept.9 (ANI): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India is celebrating "Corporate Cost Management Week" during 8th to 13th September 2014 across country covering six major cities namely Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai on theme " Business Sustainability and Cost Management".
Amit Shah targets Mamata, says WB will have to change for development  Sep 7, 6:25 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying the Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo is only concerned with illegal immigrants from Bangladesh instead of focusing on the state's development.
Amit Shah visits Dakshineswar Temple  Sep 7, 10:29 am
Kolkata, Sep. 7 (ANI): BJP chief Amit Shah who is on a two-day visit to West Bengal visited the Dakshineswar Temple on Sunday to seek the blessings of the presiding deity.
Saradha scam: Identities of culprits should be revealed, says Congress  Sep 6, 7:19 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 6 (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday demanded that the identities of the culprits involved in the multi-core Saradha chit fund scam in West Bengal be exposed before the nation.
Odisha's soil reveals oxygen-producing life forms actually emerged 3b yrs ago  Sep 5, 12:27 pm
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): Scientists have re-written the history of evolution with their new discovery which claims that oxygen-producing life forms actually appeared on Earth 3 billion years ago, which is 60 million years earlier than previously thought.
Prayer meet held in Kolkata on Mother Teresa's death anniversary  Sep 5, 9:42 am
Kolkata, Sept. 5 (ANI): Special peace prayers were held today to observe the 17th Death Anniversary of Mother Teresa at the Mother House here.
Sexual harassment case: Jadavpur University has begun internal inquiry, says registrar  Sep 3, 4:43 pm
Kolkata, Sept.3 (ANI): The registrar of Jadavpur University, Pradip Ghosh, on Wednesday said the varsity has begun its internal inquiry into the sexual harassment case.
Women activists condemn Jalpaiguri incident, say feudal attitudes must change  Sep 3, 3:31 pm
New Delhi/ Kolkata, Sept.3 (ANI): Reacting to the murder of a teenage girl in West Bengal, who was reportedly killed after being raped, women activists across the country lashed out at political leaders for encouraging feudal attitudes towards women.
Fire at Chatterjee International Centre under control: Fire Minister (Update:Fire)  Sep 2, 12:14 pm
Kolkata, Sep 02 (ANI): The West Bengal Fire Department Minister Javed Ahmed Khan today said that the fire which had engulfed the 15th floor of the Chatterjee International Centre building earlier this morning is now under control.
Fire erupts at Chatterjee International Centre in Kolkata  Sep 2, 10:58 am
Kolkata, Sep 02(ANI): A massive fire engulfed the 15th floor of the Chatterjee International Centre building near Park Street early today morning. Four fire tenders and two hydraulic ladders for rescue operations were rushed to the spot.
Art exhibition in Kolkata promotes Indian tribal style of painting  Aug 28, 6:27 pm
Kolkata, Aug. 28 (ANI): An exhibition of paintings in Kolkata showcased tribal and ethnic art forms of different regions of India.