The West Bengal Government is planning to add 2,000 megawatt (MW) of power over the next five years and also planning to incorporate the latest technologies to reduce distribution and transmission losses.
In a major victory to the Mamata Banerjee government, the authorities have managed to end the logjam in the Bhangar power grid project.
The newly-inaugurated Bandhan Express began its first commercial service between Kolkata and Khulna from Kolkata Railway Station on Thursday morning.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina today launched a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Khulna, an industrial town in southwestern Bangladesh.
Darjeeling unrest intensifies, fresh violence erupts, protesters torch railway station, police outpost and vehicles; 10 points
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s (GJM) indefinite strike took an ugly turn last night after agitated protesters torched a railway station, a police outpost and other vehicles following a police raid on party chief Bimal Gurung’s house in Darjeeling district.
The South Eastern Railway (SER) has set up an air-conditioned lounge at the Digha train station. It will be inaugurated by Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu soon.
In a unique move to generate power by adopting a “clean and green” method, the Mamata Banerjee-government has decided to set up a 1,000 MW solar-hydro power plant at Ayodhya in Purulia.
‘Ebar Bangla” is the slogan BJP national president Amit Shah chose to motivate his party’s cadre in Bengal on the second day of his three-day “Vistar”
Bengal is set to develop the country’s largest coal mine in Birbhum district, with the Centre allotting the development rights for the Deocha-Pachami coal block to the state under the government route.
Though a host of bilateral agreements are expected to be signed during Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day visit to India from April 7, a key agreement on the sharing of Teesta waters about which there has been wide speculation is unlikely to be inked, it is reliably learnt.