Kolkata

Bengal Governor to skip RSS outfit meet

The organisation had claimed attendance

Kolkata

Scooter rider beaten to death for not wearing helmet

A scooter rider was allegedly beaten to death by a group of civic police volunteers at Madhyamgram in North 24 Paraganas district on Saturday. Soumen Debnath, a local businessman, was assaulted by the...

Kolkata

Kolkata never been more polluted than Delhi; US Embassy figures misleading, claims city mayor

In the first 15 days of the year, Kolkata’s PM 2.5 count had crossed the 300-mark on 12 days. But according to the figures of the US Embassy, it went above the 550-mark on Tuesday, while the permissible limit is 50.

Kolkata

RSS-backed outfit to organise meet on border security; West Bengal, Tripura Governors to attend

Two Governors — Keshari Nath Tripathi of West Bengal and Tathagata Roy of Tripura — have confirmed their participation in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) border management conference in Febr...

Kolkata

10-year-old boy killed, several injured in crossfire between two ‘Trinamool-linked’ groups

Police said that the deceased, identified as Riyazul Molla, was returning home from school when he was caught in the crossfire and received a bullet injury on the chest.

Kolkata

AMRI ‘negligence’: Parents of deceased 2-yr-old meet Mamata Banerjee

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, the father, Jayanta Dey said the chief minister had assured the family of all possible support.

Kolkata

‘He beat me like a dog’: TMCP leader accused of molestation

CCTV footage showed the accused slapping, kicking the complainant

Kolkata

Hooghly: Prisoners set jail on fire, clash with guards, 17 hurt

Police said the incident took place when Giri and 11 new prisoners were being searched after they entered from the main prison gate.

Kolkata

LED-fitted uniforms to ensure safety of Kolkata traffic police

The 'body lights' will help the commuters and the drivers spot the officers from a reasonable distance and cut the risk of fog-related road crashes.

Kolkata

West Bengal rivers are not fit even for bathing, says report

17 of them have high levels of bacteria found mainly in human faeces, it says

Kolkata

CISF takes over security for Victoria Memorial

The Victoria Memorial, a museum with a vast collection of rare and valuable artifacts, is an autonomous organisation under the administrative control of the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India.

Kolkata

After 3 patients’ deaths: Kin accuse three private hospitals of negligence

The incidents were followed by protests by the families and a heated argument with the hospital administration in one of the cases.

Kolkata

Kolkata’s Presidency to launch its own museum

Exhibits to include J.C. Bose’s attendance record, rare copy of Newton’s Principia Mathematica

Kolkata

Protest at Jadavpur University enters day 2, students seek dialogue with govt

The agitating students have been demanding immediate revocation of the West Bengal Universities and Colleges (Administration and Regulation) Bill 2017.

Kolkata

Reliance will invest ₹5,000 crore in West Bengal: Mukesh Ambani

The investment would be made over the next three years and promote the electronics industry by manufacturing mobile phones and set top boxes, he says.

Kolkata

BJP testing govt’s level of tolerance, says Partha Chatterjee

“We have seen that motorbikes having number plates of UP were used. These two-wheelers are being sent from outside to BJP leaders to create trouble during upcoming bypolls in Uluberia and Noapara," Partha Chatterjee said

Kolkata

Alipore jail break: Jailor, superintendent transferred

“Jailor Shibaji Roy has been transferred to Bankura and superintendent Sounik Roy has been sent to Midnapore,” said DG (Correctional Home) Arun Gupta

Kolkata

Kolkata: CBI seizes Rs 2.15 crore from Union agri official

The agency found documents related to post office deposits worth Rs 32 lakh, of properties worth crores in New Delhi, Kolkata and cities in Bihar and Jharkhand, details of bank deposits worth Rs 44 lakh and fixed deposits worth Rs 5 lakh

Kolkata

Mamata says new JSW Cement unit to boost investments, takes on central govt over funds

"The work for this project has been completed ahead of time. Such projects will lead to more opportunities for employment,” Mamata said

Kolkata

After two-day delay, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha bike rally resumes

“The state government, which does not believe in the court or the Constitution, is making all sorts of attempts to stall the rally. However, we will finish the rally at any cost," Dilip Ghosh said

Kolkata

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha resumes motorcycle rally from Kolkata after clashes

The Calcutta High Court had on Friday directed that the BJYM's really be stopped for two days in view of a mob attack on it. The TMC leadership today accused the BJP of bringing in party activists from other states for the violence.

Kolkata

82 year old found dead at Kolkata home, wife stayed with body for four days

Amar Kumar Sanyal’s wife has been sent to Kasba Manobikas Centre, a rehabilation centre for mentally ill people. The deceased was a former employee of Calcutta Dock Labour Board, a unit of Kolkata Port Trust. 

Kolkata

Ganga Sagar mela: 20 lakh people take holy dip, says DM

Two battalions of the NDRF have been deployed at Ganga Sagar to mitigate any eventuality during the Mela. In addition, the Coast Guard and the marine police have been deployed at the Sagar Island.

Kolkata

Postponed after ‘clash with TMC’, BJYM to take out bike rally today

On Monday, state BJYM workers will assemble in front of Swami Vivekananda’s ancestral house in north Kolkata and take out the motorbike rally, which will conclude in Cooch Behar on January 20.

Kolkata

Three Bangladeshi inmates flee Alipore jail, search continues

The jail authorities brought sniffer dogs to the correctional home to investigate the manner in which the trio managed to "escape".

Kolkata

Howrah cop with brain haemorrhage still critical; TMC, CPM deny links with accused

Das, who sustained a head injury in the incident, was shifted from Belle Vue Clinic to the Institute of Neuroscience on Tuesday, where he is still unconscious due to a brain haemorrhage.

Kolkata

‘Will go ahead with rally only if law & order situation improves’

Along with Ghosh, party leader Mukul Roy and Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal took part in a sit-in-demonstration in front of the Gandhi Statue at Mayo Road to protest against Trinamool Congress’ alleged attack on BJP workers on Friday.

Kolkata

‘Complete lawlessness’: BJP demands President’s rule in West Bengal

In the morning, workers of BJP and its youth wing BJYM, who were preparing to take out a motorcycle rally from Binani Bhavan at Jorabagan, were allegedly attacked by Trinamool workers.

Kolkata

Trinamool, BJP workers clash at rally

BJYM was planning to celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

Kolkata

Rally to mark Vivekananda's anniversary marred by violence in Kolkata

All the political parties brought out rallies and marches in the city on Friday to mark 155th birth anniversary of 19th century Hindu revivalist Narendranath Datta, better known as Vivekananda.

Kolkata

D.Litt. conferred on Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was conferred Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) by the University of Calcutta (CU) on Thursday. The honour by the State university to the Chief Minister has not c...

Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee assures pilgrims of adequate security

Adequate drinking water, toilet, residence and other facilities have been arranged for all pilgrims, she added.

Kolkata

HC nod for BJP rally in West Bengal

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday granted permission to the Bharatiya Janata Party youth wing to hold ‘Pratirodh Sankalp Avijan’ across West Bengal to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand...

Kolkata

Bengal Global Business Summit: Biggest so far, China to send three delegations, 30 companies

While 20 of the 30 companies have ongoing projects in India, this will be the first visit to the country for the other 10. Of them, four are from Jiangsu, four from Shandong and one from Yunnan province in China

Kolkata

Kolkata: Promoter shoots dead business partner in broad daylight, held

“Idrish and Rahaman were fighting over a small plot in an under-construction building in the area,” said an officer of Karaya police

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