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President Pranab to visit Bengal on 1 August

Jul 31, 2014

President Pranab to visit Bengal on 1 August

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Telangana August 1-2, Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Thursday. #Mamata Banerjee #Sonia Gandhi #Pranab Mukherjee #Twitter #Narendra Modi #West Bengal #President Pranab Mukherjee on twitter
WB govt moves Calcutta HC against court order on Tapas Pal

Jul 30, 2014

WB govt moves Calcutta HC against court order on Tapas Pal

West Bengal government moved an appeal before the Calcutta High Court against a court order that directed registration of an FIR against Tapas Pal. #India #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Calcutta High Court #TMC #probe #FIR #Rape remark #Tapas Pal #TMC MP
BJP urges Home Ministry to seek report from Mamata govt on TMC violence

Jul 29, 2014

BJP urges Home Ministry to seek report from Mamata govt on TMC violence

Claiming that minorities in West Bengal were living in fear in the wake of "violence unleashed by the ruling Trinamool Congress", the BJP Tuesday urged the union home ministry to seek a report from the Mamata Banerjee government. #BJP #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Home Ministry #TMC #Balbir Punj #TMC violence
Encephalitis outbreak in north Bengal Health workers' leaves cancelled

Jul 29, 2014

Encephalitis outbreak in north Bengal Health workers' leaves cancelled

With encephalitis claiming over 100 lives in northern West Bengal this year, all leave of public health workers has been cancelled for a month, a minister said on Tuesday. #Uttar Pradesh #West Bengal #Tripura #Japanese encephalitis #Japanese Encephalitis epidemic
Rape remark HC wants FIR against Tapas Pal in 72 hours

Jul 28, 2014

Rape remark HC wants FIR against Tapas Pal in 72 hours

The Calcutta High Court has today directed the CID to carry out an investigation into Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's speech where he threatened to kill CPM workers. #NewsTracker #Trinamool Congress #Calcutta High Court #TMC #Investigation #FIR #Tapas Pal #West Bengal police #CID probe

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Is Mamata India's version of X-files' Mulder?

May 24, 2012

Is Mamata India's version of X-files' Mulder?

Mamata Banerjee is beginning to sound like Agent Mulder from the serial The X Files, seeing conspiracies everywhere with latest allegations that plots against her are being hatched in North Korea and Venezuela. #OnOurMind #Mamata Banerjee #West Bengal #The X-Files

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Bengal: Good from far, far from good

Jul 24, 2014

Indian rape suspects lie beaten after 7-year-old girl found hanging from tree

The girl was discovered hanging from a tree near the village of Kaliabazar, West Bengal, this morning and angry villagers quickly rounded up a local 'Tantrik' holy man and his two friends...
Bengal: Good from far, far from good

Jul 04, 2014

'It was love at first sight': Lonely Indian conjoined twins, 45, finally find love with the same man while working at a travelling circus

Conjoined twins Ganga and Jamuna Mondal, from Kolkata, West Bengal, say they are happier than ever after a chance encounter with kind-hearted school teacher, Jasimuddin Ahmad... #Kolkata #West Bengal
Bengal: Good from far, far from good

Jul 03, 2014

Calling for a bikini ban is a dangerous response to assaults in India

The Goa bikini warning typifies the patriarchal nature of a country where modernisation and conservatism collide Just a day after Tapas Pal, an MP from the ruling Trinamul Congress party in West Bengal, was seen exhorting his party members to rape wo... #India #Goa #West Bengal