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Centre can't decide what we eat, we won't abide by it: Mamata on govt's cattle directive
Centre can't decide what we eat, we won't abide by it: Mamata on govt's cattle directive

“My government will fight this unilateral measure legally because it stands to destroy the country's federal structure,” Mamata said at a press conference.

Gone, red beacon as well as Shahi Imam post - Tipu Sultan Mosque authorities sack Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati
Gone, red beacon as well as Shahi Imam post - Tipu Sultan Mosque authorities sack Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati

Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati had recently threatened 'jihad' and refused to take off red beacon from his vehicle.

Tipu Sultan Mosque Imam, who threatened 'jihad', likely to be terminated today
Tipu Sultan Mosque Imam, who threatened 'jihad', likely to be terminated today

Tipu Sultan Mosque Shahi Imam Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, considered close to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, is known for his repeated controversial comments.

Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan refuses medical test by Supreme Court, calls it 'mad order by mad judges'
Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan refuses medical test by Supreme Court, calls it 'mad order by mad judges'

Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan on Thursday here refused to be examined by a medical team, as ordered by the Supreme Court, terming it a "mad order passed by mad judges".

Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan hits back at Supreme Court over his medical test, says 'corrupt judges targeting me as I'm dalit'​
Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan hits back at Supreme Court over his medical test, says 'corrupt judges targeting me as I'm dalit'​

Hitting back at the Supreme Court over order of his medical examination, Calcutta High Court's Justice CS Karnan on Monday said that the SC order is not sustainable in law.

'Vistaar Yatra': Trinamool even worse than Left, says BJP chief Amit Shah
'Vistaar Yatra': Trinamool even worse than Left, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Kicking-off his 15-day "Vistaar Yatra" (party expansion tour) in West Bengal's Naxalbari, the birthplace of the Maoist movement in India, on Tuesday, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday took on the ruling Trinamool Congress as being "even worse" than the state's erstwhile Left Front regime.

Air India flight suffers bird hit while landing in Kolkata

An Air India flight from Delhi with 254 passengers and crew on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Monday, an AI spokesman said.

Cow slaughter: Calcutta Beef Dealers' Association to meet Kolkata civic body over change in timings
Cow slaughter: Calcutta Beef Dealers' Association to meet Kolkata civic body over change in timings

The Calcutta Beef Dealers' Association plans to meet the Kolkata civic body regarding a change in cow slaughter timings to check illegal abattoirs in the city.

Woman molested, husband beaten at Kolkata restro-bar

A woman was allegedly molested while her husband was beaten up severely trying to save her at a posh restro-bar in Kolkata, police said.

Student of Kolkata's Jadavpur University raises 'Azadi' slogans; Twitter users mock him for poor physique - WATCH
Student of Kolkata's Jadavpur University raises 'Azadi' slogans; Twitter users mock him for poor physique - WATCH

According to latest reports, some students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University in West Bengal raised 'Azadi' slogans.

Kolkata Presidency University student runs canteen in campus

A first year student of Presidency University has set up a mobile canteen in the campus offering fast food, favourite among the Gen Next.

Hoax bomb call creates scare at Calcutta High Court

Security authorities were on Thursday thrown in a tizzy after a bomb scare at the Calcutta High Court premises.

When a Bengal hospital 'discovered' uterus, ovary in 63-year-old man!
When a Bengal hospital 'discovered' uterus, ovary in 63-year-old man!

An elderly man lodged a police complaint on Thursday after a private hospital report in West Bengal mentioned existence of "uterus" and "ovary" in the ultrasonogram (USG) report of his abdomen.

Pregnant woman finds deep-fried lizard in french fries at Kolkata McDonald's
Pregnant woman finds deep-fried lizard in french fries at Kolkata McDonald's

In a shocking find, a pregnant woman, on an outing with her daughter, found a deep-fried lizard in a serving of fries at a McDonald's outlet in the city.

Old building collapses in Kolkata, 17 people rescued

Seventeen people were rescued after an old residential building in South Kolkata partially collapsed on Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said.

Kolkata: Cracks found on outer walls of burning building in Burrabazar

Traders at the Burrabazar area have decided to keep the Bagri market closed for the entire day. 

2002 American Centre terror attack suspect arrested in Gaya

A suspect in the 2002 terror attack on American Centre in Kolkata was arrested from Bihar's Gaya district, police said on Saturday.

Kolkata: Remember Partha Dey - the man who lived with skeleton of sister? He is found dead now
Kolkata: Remember Partha Dey - the man who lived with skeleton of sister? He is found dead now

Partha Dey's body was found inside the bathroom of a flat on Watgunge Street where he was living for the past few months.

Three arrested for violence in Kolkata hospital

Three persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the violence at a private hospital in the southern part of the city following the death of a patient there.

Left members write to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on department merger and teacher issue

Left Front members today sent two seperate letters to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on dilution of focus on refugee relief by the government and about confirming temporary teachers in Darjeeling district.

Mob vandalises Kolkata hospital after patient's death

A group of nearly 100 men attacked the Calcutta Medical Research Institute with metal rods breaking down the front door and ransacking the reception area.

Fire at Presidency University, no casualties

A fire broke out at the Presidency University here on Monday but there were no casualties, the fire department said.

BJP office vandalised in West Bengal: State leaders to meet Rajnath over alleged hooliganism of Trinamool Congress
BJP office vandalised in West Bengal: State leaders to meet Rajnath over alleged hooliganism of Trinamool Congress

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders of the West Bengal unit will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday to lodge protest against the vandalising of its party headquarters office in the state by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers.

'TMC' workers set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire
'TMC' workers set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire

In a shocking incident, alleged Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Wednesday set BJP office in West Bengal's Hooghly district on fire.

ISIS targeting foreigners in Kolkata with JMB, planning lone wolf attacks in Srinagar?
ISIS targeting foreigners in Kolkata with JMB, planning lone wolf attacks in Srinagar?

A top operative of the Bangladesh-based terrorist outfit Jamaa-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has revealed that the global terrorist organisation Islamic State is planning to carry out terror attacks in the eastern part of the country.

ISIS suspect Abu Musa planned to attack Mother House in Kolkata; target was American, British and Russian visitors: NIA sources
ISIS suspect Abu Musa planned to attack Mother House in Kolkata; target was American, British and Russian visitors: NIA sources

NIA sources has revealed that ISIS suspect Abu Musa had planned to attack Mother House in Kolkata.

Demonetisation: ED arrests Kolkata realtor for converting Rs 25 crore old currency
Demonetisation: ED arrests Kolkata realtor for converting Rs 25 crore old currency

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday arrested businessman Parsamal Lodha for converting over Rs 25 crore old currency into new.

WATCH: Congress workers protest against RBI Governor Urjit Patel at Kolkata Airport, show black flags to him
WATCH: Congress workers protest against RBI Governor Urjit Patel at Kolkata Airport, show black flags to him

RBI Governor Urjit Patel was on Thursday allegedly shown black flags in Kolkata.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel shown black flags by Congress workers at Kolkata Airport
RBI Governor Urjit Patel shown black flags by Congress workers at Kolkata Airport

RBI Governor Urjit Patel was allegedly shown black flags and heckled by Congress workers in Kolkata.

BJP leaders arrested for taking out rally against Imam in Kolkata

Several top BJP leaders were arrested by the Kolkata Police on Thursday while taking out a rally to condemn the comments of a Muslim cleric who had issued a "fatwa" against state party president Dilip Ghosh.