Bengaluru FC emerge tall, India finish with a mixed bag in soccer

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 12:46

Kolkata, Dec 26 (IANS) Bengaluru FC provided the sparks, while the national men's team advanced in rankings despite an overall tepid show during 2016 -- a crucial year for Indian soccer that saw the authorities busy preparing facilities for the first-ever Under-17 World Cup on home soil.


Spiked notes worth Rs 1.45 cr seized in Kolkata

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 23:34

Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Demonetised notes worth Rs 1.45 crore were seized here on early Friday and three persons were arrested in this connection, police said.


Fire broke out at Kolkata's South City Mall

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 10:50

Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) A fire broke out at the South City Mall here on Sunday. There were, however, no reports of casualties or injuries, an official said.


Soldiers in toll plazas to counter to Mamata's anti-demonetisation stand: Trinamool

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 23:20

Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday claimed the deployment of soldiers at toll plazas in the state without the state government's approval, was an attempt to disrupt the federal structure as a counter to party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's protest against the centre's demonetisation move.


Trinamool holds anti-demonetisation rallies across Bengal

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 22:48

Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Intensifying their protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation initiative, activists of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress held protest rallies across the state on Thursday.


Trinamool rallies in Kolkata to protest demonetisation

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 20:34

Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) West Bengal ministers and senior Trinamool Congress leaders on Wednesday participated in a massive protest rally organised by the state's ruling party here against the central government's demonetisation move.


In whose interest is Mamata wants continuation of old notes: BJP

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 23:12

Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The BJP on Saturday demanded that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spell out in whose interest she was repeatedly pressing for the circulation of the high-value currency notes banned by the Narendra Modi government recently.


TMC to hold rallies against demonetisation in Bengal

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 22:46

Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Stepping up the offensive against the Narendra Modi government on the demonetisation issue, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress will take out a rally in Kolkata on November 23, the party announced here on Saturday.


Kolkata celebrates International Men's Day

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 20:04

Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) To celebrate significant contributions of the male population to society, a car rally was organised in Kolkata on Saturday on the occasion of 'International Men's Day'.


Demonetisation is like 'all-India unannounced strike': Mamata

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 17:42

Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday likened the Narendra Modi government's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes to an "all-India unannounced strike" and appealed it withdraw the "hasty" decision to save people from "disaster".