KOLKATA, 24 AUG: There is no repugnancy between the Land Reforms Act and Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011 as the two are on different footings, advocate-general Mr Anindya Mitra

KOLKATA, 23 AUG: The death toll in floods jumped to 58 today with eight more deaths being reported from four districts over the past 24-hours and flood situation in south Bengal districts remaining

KOLKATA, 23 AUG: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has proposed to upgrade the Gardenreach water works under public-private-partnership (PPP) model with the loan available from the Asian Deve

The West Bengal government on Tuesday reported eight more deaths in floods in 15 districts of the State. The death toll now stands at 58.

KOLKATA, 22 AUG: The flood situation in 15 districts of the state continued to remain grim with the death toll touching 50.

Siliguri, Aug.

Just three days after the West Bengal government declared in the Assembly that it would oppose all nuclear plants in the state, including the proposed one at Haripur in East Midnapore district, Pri

Heavy rainfall has led to floods in several districts of the state, putting the rice crop in West Bengal in jeopardy.
Although the state was hopeful of reaching record production in 2011-12 backed by good rainfall in the first half of the monsoon, prolonged rain has inundated vast areas in several districts of south and north Bengal.

KOLKATA, 19 AUG: Four more persons died today in West Midnapore and Malda taking flood-related death toll to 40 even as the meteorological department predicted heavy rainfall in the state over the