West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated Kolkata Knight Riders team for winning IPL title for the first time beating two-time champion Chennai Super Kings in final by five wickets.
"I'm happy over the victory of KKR. All the teams played well. In a game, there is victory and defeat. I congratulate KKR team specially for winning the title," she said.
Shah Rukh, co-owner of KKR, is the brand ambassador of West Bengal and the victory of his team has been all the more heartening, she said.
Accompanied by Shah Rukh from state secretariat of Writers' Buildings, she went to the Eden Gardens to watch the first match of KKR against Delhi Daredevils on May 5.
The death toll in the Uttarakhand floods has risen to 150 and is set to rise as rescue teams reach more devastated sites.
The water level in the Yamuna continues to rise in New Delhi and has touched 207.25 metres mark, which is the highest since 2010.
Postmortem report of Jiah Khan has concluded that the Bollywood actress died due to hanging and no external injuries were found on her body, police said on Wednesday.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed that a leading media house was conspiring with the CPM, Congress and Maoists to kill her.
A 33-year-old woman was arrested for attempting to cheat a diamond merchant by posing as the daughter-in-law of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, police said on Wednesday.
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday refused to order a CBI probe into the multi-crore Saradha Group chit fund scam.
Mumbai-born Parsi lawyer Sarosh Zaiwala notched a remarkable success in a bank case in the British Supreme Court, with major ramifications on the international banking system, an official said.