Revised steel plan deadline: Calcutta, Aug. 22: The state government has threatened to take back land given to three investors if they fail to start projects soon.

KOLKATA, 25 JULY: The state water resources investigation and development department today formed a seven-member committee to assess the situation with the state's groundwater ahead of preparing th

PURULIA, 19 JULY: Work is scheduled to start next month on a project designed to bring piped water to all of economically backward Purulia district, eradicating the extreme water shortage here.

KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: Today the season's death toll due to heatstroke rose higher, with five more dying as a result of persistent high temperature.

KALNA, 28 MAY: The state PHE minister, Mr Subrata Mukherjee, said: “We have prioritised providing filtered drinking water to domestic quarters.” The minister was inaugurating a Rs 41-crore drinki

Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh today rejected 18,000 km of road projects under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) proposed by the West Bengal government.

PURULIA, 13 MARCH: Uncertainty looms over the 1320-MW Adra thermal power project, announced in 2010 by then railway minister Mamata Banerjee, even as the country prepares for another railway budget

KOLKATA, 13 FEB: The state public health engineering (PHE) department has invited experts from across the world to tour the four districts affected by arsenic seeking suggestions for the use of mod

The spectre of infant deaths continued to haunt government hospitals in West Bengal, with 19 cases reported in Malda and Bankura over the past two days. While nine infants died in the Malda Medical College and Hospital, 10 children were reported dead in the Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital.

The babies who died in the Bankura hospital were “suffering from pneumonia and birth asphyxia, while some had low birth weight,” superintendent Panchanan Kundu said.