Guv attends KU convocation despite protests

The convocation saga at Kalyani University took an unexpected turn as Governor Dr C V Ananda Bose, amidst protests and controversy, attended the 30th convocation as scheduled and delivered a speech before the students and scholars today.

New airport at Hasimara soon: Chief secy Dwivedi

Chief Secretary, Government of West Bengal, H K Dwivedi, today said that a new Airport will be coming up at Hasimara in the Dooars for the development of air connectivity with three districts Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar.

Prez poll: Trinamool asks its MPs, MLAs to reach Kolkata a day in advance

The Trinamool Congress leadership has asked all its elected MLAs in West Bengal to ensure that they reach Kolkata by July 17 afternoon, a day before the Presidential polls. Similar instructions have been sent to the party MPs from both Houses of Parliament who have opted to cast their votes at the West Bengal Assembly premises.

WBSSC scam: CBI now grills Bengal Education Secretary

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team, probing the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam, on Thursday interrogated state Education Secretary, Manish Jain for around four hours.

Bengal Governor cautions against rampant corruption in GTA

The occasion was administering oath to the newly-elected office-bearers of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). But West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar chose it to flag the 'rampant corruption' in the accounting process of GTA and also insisted on regular audits to curb this corruption.