As the day breaks, the followers of Vivekananda will assemble at his ancestral home on Thursday , ushering in his 154th birth anniversary with Vedic mantras and songs. State urban development and municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim has launched two important projects for the Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority that looks after the Sector V area and have laid foundation...

An early marriage at a tender age of 14 had forced Santana Murmu out of school when she was in class VIII.

A mother of two daughters now, the poor tribal girl from West Bengal has fought back her way...

Few have held the baton of the Grey Dolphin in the Navy. On Monday, when Vice-Admiral P K Chatterjee retires from the coveted post of commander-in-chief ...

West Bengal finally got its own superspeciality hospital for liver and digestive diseases on Saturday.

The Trinamool government on Sunday inaugurated a refugee rehabilitation project, a scheme that it had opposed tooth and nail while in opposition a decade ago.

MP Saugata Roy, mayor Sovan Chatterjee, consumer affairs minister Sadhan Pande and relief...

In a unique initiative, Debasish Kumar, member mayor-in- council (parks and gardens) joined hands with young crusaders to sweep the grounds of Prinsep Memorial on Friday morning. After the introduction of photographs of candidates along with their name in the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in Bihar elections, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to introduce the same in West Bengal...

The state finance department has approved Rs 82.86 crore from the 14th Finance Commission to the state public works department to improve the condition of 19 roads across the state. The arrival of a dozen lesser whistling ducks at Padmapukur, the lotus pond in Rabindra Sarobar, on Saturday, has triggered excitement among birders.

KMC has decided to put a 20% cap on either a rise or a reduction in house tax once the Unit Area Assessment (UAA) method is introduced.