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Drunk woman crashes car and then allegedly kisses cop who came to spot for probing

Friday, July 28, 2017

Drinking and driving could be the worst possible decision for anyone. Serious accidents occur at night and even daytime when people try to test their skills behind the wheels after intoxication. This incident, however, was not about an accident after drunk driving, in this case, a middle aged girl, after crashing the car in Kolkata […]

WB govt. orders offices to remain open in Darjeeling, Kalimpong

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The West Bengal Government on Sunday ordered all the state government offices in Darjeeling and Kalimpong to remain open and asked the employees to report on duty each day till strike not withdrawn. The state government also ordered that no leave will be granted to any employee on any of the bandh days. ALSO READ: Situation […]

Situation in Darjeeling under control, assures WB CM Mamata Banerjee

Friday, June 09, 2017

Branding the incident of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) protest here as ‘abhorrent’, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday assured that the situation is now under control and appealed to the people of the region to maintain peace. ALSO READ: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-led 12-hour shutdown leaves several tourists stranded The GJM supporters are protesting […]

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-led 12-hour shutdown leaves several tourists stranded

Friday, June 09, 2017

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Friday observed a 12-hour-long strike in the hills of West Bengal, stranding over 10,000 tourists on a visit to the area. GJM supporters are protesting against the alleged imposition of Bengali in the schools of the hills. Most shops, eateries and markets remained closed and vehicles were off the […]

Doctors from top hospitals with fake degrees arrested in West Bengal

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

West Bengal: The field of medicine has been churning out numerous fakes in the state of West Bengal. Six fake doctors have been arrested in the state only within the last one month. Additionally, a seventh person was arrested for selling fake MBBS certificates. It has been reported that large quantities of fake medicines too […]

Bengali scholar ‘remorseless’ after comparing Army Chief to General Dyer

Monday, June 05, 2017

Kolkata : Scholar Partha Chatterjee, who recently compared Indian Army Chief Major General Bipin Rawat to British General Dyer, infamous for organizing the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, has said that he sticks to his opinion and will not change his opinion whatsoever. “I have nothing to say. I have written what I have written. I am […]

WB Minister uses red beacon, says ‘not bound by Centre’s orders’

Monday, May 29, 2017

West Bengal PWD Minister Arup Biswas on Monday was seen using the red beacon atop his vehicle, despite the Centre’s ban. ALSO READ: Snake Venom seized worth Rs 70 Crore “Our government has not yet banned red beacon. So we are not bound to follow the other instructions,” Biswas told media here. The Centre has allowed […]

Snake Venom seized worth Rs 70 Crore

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Two personnel were apprehended by the Customs official and SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal) for sneaking out 2 Jars of snake venom with an approximate value of Rs 70 Crore in Darjeeling, West Bengal on Wednesday, According to the reports. ALSO READ: Job seekers from Bihar vandalizes railway station in Jalpaiguri “On the basis of specific information […]

Job seekers from Bihar vandalizes railway station in Jalpaiguri

Monday, May 22, 2017

Thousands of candidates, mainly from Bihar who came for the Group D exam in Jalpaiguri went berserk and started vandalizing New Jalpaiguri railway station on Sunday. ALSO READ: RJD workers protest against BJP in Patna Around 2.5 million candidates gave the test for Group-D exam across West Bengal on Sunday for 6000 vacant posts. Thousands of […]

Uber partners with bars for drive against drunk and driving

Friday, May 19, 2017

App-based cab service Uber has announced the launch of UberBADD (Bars Against Drunk Driving) in Kolkata, in partnership with prominent bars, restaurants and nightclubs in the city to tackle the issue of drunk driving. ALSO READ: Zomato suffers security breach: 17 million user data stolen An initiative encouraged by the Kolkata Police, UberBADD is an endeavor […]

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