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Extinct Siwalik elephant, African lion once roamed West Bengal

Jul 22, 2014

Extinct Siwalik elephant, African lion once roamed West Bengal

Several animal species, which are either extinct or seen only in Africa, thrived 40,000 to 50,000 years ago in the wilds of Purulia, Bankura and West Midnapore districts, according to senior scientists of the Zoological Survey of India. #West Bengal #Africa #Midnapore #Bankura #Purulia #Zological Survey of India #Siwalik Hills
West Bengal Japanese encephalitis outbreak kills 60 people in 2 weeks

Jul 22, 2014

West Bengal Japanese encephalitis outbreak kills 60 people in 2 weeks

West Bengal health services director Biswaranjan Satpathy said late on Monday there had been a sudden spike in encephalitis cases and deaths between July 7 and 20. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Health #West Bengal #bIhar #Siliguri #Japanese encephalitis
Not just cow-belt Amit Shah now wants BJP presence in West Bengal, Telangana

Jul 21, 2014

Not just cow-belt Amit Shah now wants BJP presence in West Bengal, Telangana

Amit Shah was made the BJP president earlier this month. And now Narendra Modi's number two is all set to embark on a new project tocreate strongholdsin states where the BJP does not have much of a hold. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #West Bengal #Assembly Elections #polls #Lok Sabha polls #Amit Shah #South #seats #east #cow belt
Saradha scam West Bengal police officials under CBI scanner

Jul 20, 2014

Saradha scam West Bengal police officials under CBI scanner

Some officers of West Bengal Police are under the scanner of CBI for alleged destruction of crucial documents related to Saradha scam having evidential value. #India #NewsTracker #CBI #West Bengal #Crime #Saradha scam
NDA all set to appoint new governors, Ram Naik confirmed for UP

Jul 14, 2014

NDA all set to appoint new governors, Ram Naik confirmed for UP

Following a series of resignations of governors in states across the nation, the NDA government is all set to appoint new governors to the vacant positions. #Politics #India #ThisisNext #Pranab Mukherjee #West Bengal #UP #President #NDA #Governors #Ram Naik #VK Malhotra #Virendra Kataria #Kesari Nath Tripathi #Kailash Joshi #BL Tandon #Sheila Sikshit

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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

Jun 26, 2014

Mamata vs Meera, round two

Mamata Banerjee's government and West Bengal's State Election Commissioner Meera Pandey are in battle again... #Mamata Banerjee #West Bengal
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