Calcutta, Nov.

BURDWAN, 6 NOV: Thirty lorries, loaded with illegally-extracted sand from the Ajoy riverbed, were seized by the Durgapur SDO yesterday evening.

Even as the chief minister, Miss Mamata Banerjee continues to remain silent on the crib deaths in the state, her nominee at the Centre, Union minister of state for health, Mr Sudip Bandopadhyay, to

Facing a mounting threat from pollution, the West Bengal government has constituted several committees to explore the need to frame a new environment policy.

BURDWAN/KOLKATA, 28 OCT: Close on the heels of the uproar over crib deaths at a Kolkata Hospital, the Burdwan Medical College & Hospital (BMCH) recorded deaths of 12 newborns in 24 hours.

Kolkata, 28 Oct: Facing a mounting threat from pollution, the state government has constituted several committees to explore the need to frame a new environment policy.

A day after 13 children were reported dead at the B C Roy Children’s Hospital at Kolkata, at least 16 more babies have reportedly died in two government hospitals in the state in last 24 hours.

KOLKATA, 10 OCT: As the state does not have a steady supply of compressed natural gas (CNG), the state transport department has taken up a project to use coalbed methane (CBM) as an alternative to

DURGAPUR, 20 SEPT: The state won’t allow forcible land acquisition anymore.

KOLKATA, 11 SEPT: The “twin city” agreement between Naples and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), signed way back in 2003, is going to open a new chapter with an NGO coming up with an initiative

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