Tuesday Apr 8
Pest test sees through sham
A hurried attempt to revive a defunct vegetable processing-cum-packaging facility and save Bengal the blushes has failed to prevent tonnes of greens meant for export from being rejected again, this time during screening in Calcutta.
Bengal greens fail Brit test
Bitter gourd from Bengal has made the British bitter. Ladies finger, long beans, raw mango, lemon, brinjal and leafy vegetables grown in the state have failed the purity and pest test too.
I won't vanish after polls: Magician P.C. Sorcar Junior
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, April 2 : He made the Taj Mahal 'disappear', but master of illusions P.C. Sorcar Junior promises to stay on in politics and assures that he won't "vanish after the elections".
West Bengal Government to launch Wi-Fi service on Volvo services
Kolkata, Apr 1 : The AC Executive Volvo buses of Kolkata will now offer free Wi-Fi service to its passengers.
Under scanner, DM scoffs at neglect charge
Calcutta, May 1: North 24-Parganas district magistrate Sanjay Bansal today rolled out a long list of actions taken by the administration over a block development officer's complaint of being abused while trying to enforce the model code of conduct in Ashoknagar.
Magician P.C.Sorcar gets poll panel notice for Mamata comments
Kolkata, March 30 : Magician P.C.Sorcar, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls on a BJP ticket from West Bengal's Barasat, has been slapped a show cause notice by the Election Commission for making derogatory comments against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and his Trinamool Congress rival.
The Indian Express
Bengal electorates have interesting choices this election
With film stars, football icons and famous singers dotting the Bengal electoral landscape in addition to the seasoned politicians, the state's electorate this time are presented with interesting choices in the Lok Sabha elections.
Harvard professor Sugata Bose has had an election thrust on him even before he could file his nomination for the one he has chosen to contest.
Minor girl saved from marriage
An anonymous call to the women's helpline at Barasat police station saved a 13-year-old girl from being married off on Monday.