The number of male rhinoceroses in the forest areas of north Bengal nearly equals the number of females

There was high drama on Tuesday evening when it was announced that 12

Even as the Calcutta High Court on Monday refused to pass an interim order on a fresh petition filed by Tata Motors praying for an injunction on return of land at Singur to farmers who had

BDO office starts accepting forms from farmers who did not settle for compensation

Even as Tata Motors' petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, is pending in the Calcutta High Court, the process for distribution of the land started at the office of the Block Development Officer at Singur in Hooghly district on Sunday.


The Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed the Hooghly District Magistrate to submit a report on the alleged incidents of pilferage and loot at the site of the Tata Motors car factory (since relocated), after the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011 came into force. Justice Soumitra Pal asked the District Magistrate to submit the report by 11 a.m.

At least five persons have died and nearly 275,000 have been affected since heavy rain caused severe inundation in vast areas of Paschim Medinipur district in West Bengal over the past few days.

The deep depression that had made a landfall in West Bengal last week moved to eastern Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday but in its wake has caused heavy rains here as well as in the catchment areas of the Dam