More than 200 survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal on Tuesday set fire to an effigy of ‘Corruption in medical care, rehabilitation and compensation disbursement’ in front of the Union

Despite a brief respite from heavy rain in Kolkata on Tuesday, the threat of floods loomed large over south Bengal even as some of the low-lying areas remained inundated and train services continued to be disrupted.

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KRISHNAGAR, 7 AUG: The state public health engineering department (PHE) today started two water supply projects at Kashiadanga in Nakashipara and Bhagyabantapur in Kaliganj to provide arsenic-free

Kolkata, 7 Aug: The conventional streetlights in Kolkata would soon be replaced with new-age LED luminaries to reduce power consumption and control carbon emissions while ensuring better visibility

Kolkata The Centre has finally granted West Bengal a special area package of R8,750 crore, but together with allocations the entire financial assistance adds up to R21,614 crore for the state.

According to finance department officials, although the package shows a whopping R21,614 crore, real assistance has been to the extent of R8,750 crore on account of Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF).

SILIGURI, 5 AUG: The minister for irrigation and waterways, Dr Manas Bhuniya, today said the state would demand at least Rs 307 crore from the Centre to carry on the construction work of the Teesta

DIGHA, 5 AUG: If everything goes according to plan, a modern and hygienic fish market will soon be established at Digha Mohana in East Midnapore.

KOLKATA, 5 AUG: The Jindal Group's upcoming multi-crore steel plant at Salboni in West Midnapore has hit a roadblock with the state government today making it clear that the project can move forwar

KOLKATA, 5 AUG: The Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act lacks public purpose, Tata Motors Limited (TML) counsel Mr Samaraditya Pal submitted before Mr Justice IP Mukerji of Calcutta High