The state agriculture department has undertaken a Seed Mission to make Bengal self-reliant in seed production.

A storm in Jalpaiguri district killed one person and destroyed around 3,000 houses, while sending normal life out of gear in many blocks last night.

Phansidewa block authorities today said they would take stern action against illegal mining in local rivers, following complaints from panchayat officials that such activities have led to the groun

Local people gheraoed north Bengal development minister Gautam Deb as he laid the foundation stone for a new electric crematorium near the existing Kiranchandra crematorium here today.

At least three blocks of the district have been reeling under threat of further deterioration in flood condition.

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has taken initiatives to set up around 250 temporary green toilets in various places in the city during Durga Puja this year.

The Calcutta High Court today took up a PIL claiming that over 100 hectares of agricultural land was forcibly bought from farmers by land mafia at Singur, the location of Tata Motors’ Nano abandon

A woman died and at least 50 people are suffering from diarrhoea in two villages adjoining Jibantala in Canning block II.

The fragile ecology of the Sundarbans delta, which is home to four million people and the Royal Bengal Tiger, is now facing a fresh threat from large-scale construction of concrete embankments all

It's unlikely schools in the city will meet a deadline in the Right to Education Act for each to have a separate girls’ toilet by 31 March 2013, though it's debatable whether the problem is a lack