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Kolkata Police arrests Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist, a key suspect Bodh gaya blast

Kolkata Police arrests Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist, a key suspect Bodh gaya blast

On January 19, during Dalai Lama's visit, a blast took place at Kalchakra ground in Bodh Gaya.

Jun 12, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
Central team to urge Bengal government to switch over to Real Estate Regulatory Act

Central team to urge Bengal government to switch over to Real Estate Regulatory Act

A recent report by global real estate consultancy firm Frank Knight has said that Kolkata is the only major market in the country which lacks a functional RERA.

Jun 10, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
RPF constable's gun goes off in Kolkata metro station, 3 injured

RPF constable's gun goes off in Kolkata metro station, 3 injured

The incident occurred at the Dumdum Metro railway station premises on Friday afternoon, Kolkata police said.

Jun 09, 2018, 00:34 AM IST
Ferrari sportscar crashes on Kolkata flyover, driver dead

Ferrari sportscar crashes on Kolkata flyover, driver dead

A truck in front of the car reportedly changed lanes without warning, leading to the crash.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Kolkata student allegedly 'stripped naked', 'filmed' inside college for inquiring about fest

Kolkata student allegedly 'stripped naked', 'filmed' inside college for inquiring about fest

The video of the incident went viral on social media after it was shared by one of the accused.

Jun 04, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
Shocking: Woman beats up elderly mother-in-law for plucking flowers without permission  in kolkata

Shocking: Woman beats up elderly mother-in-law for plucking flowers without permission in kolkata

In the video, the accused Swapna Pal is seen yelling at and repeatedly hitting her 75-year-old mother-in-law Jashoda Pal.   

Jun 01, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

Seenu Prasad, the soldier who is the latest victim suspected to have fallen prey to the deadly Nipah Virus infection, hailed from Kerala.

May 30, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Kolkata man masturbates while ogling at two women in bus, arrested

Kolkata man masturbates while ogling at two women in bus, arrested

The video shows an elderly man making vulgar gestures inside a bus. 

May 13, 2018, 07:06 AM IST
No clear evidence of assault noticed, says Kolkata Metro official over thrashing of couple for hugging

No clear evidence of assault noticed, says Kolkata Metro official over thrashing of couple for hugging

A couple was reportedly beaten up for hugging in a metro train in Kolkata on Monday.

May 02, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
Couple beaten up for hugging in Kolkata metro, protesters seek action

Couple beaten up for hugging in Kolkata metro, protesters seek action

The woman intervened to save her partner and got beaten up by the angry mob.

May 01, 2018, 19:54 PM IST
Kolkata's iconic Kalighat Kali temple decorated with 250-kg silver

Kolkata's iconic Kalighat Kali temple decorated with 250-kg silver

The sanctum sanctorum of the Kalighat Kali temple has been decorated with coloured marbles and the inner walls have been coated with silver carvings by specially trained craftsmen from Rajasthan. 

Apr 18, 2018, 23:56 PM IST
Bengalis celebrate Poila Baisakh

Bengalis celebrate Poila Baisakh

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished people on the occasion as she visited the Kalighat temple and distributed sweets.

Apr 16, 2018, 00:20 AM IST
Bomb found in under-construction metro tunnel in Kolkata

Bomb found in under-construction metro tunnel in Kolkata

A bomb was on Saturday night recovered from an under-construction metro tunnel in Kolkata in West Bengal.

Apr 08, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Kolkata man preserves mother's body for 2 years, withdraws her pension using fingerprints

Kolkata man preserves mother's body for 2 years, withdraws her pension using fingerprints

The arrest was made from the residence of the man in Behala where the body was discovered in a refrigerator.

Apr 05, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Shami-Hasin Jahan slugfest: Mamata Banerjee intervenes, to meet cricketer's wife

Shami-Hasin Jahan slugfest: Mamata Banerjee intervenes, to meet cricketer's wife

Jahan has levelled numerous allegations on the Indian pacer, ranging from adultery, match fixing to even attempt to murder.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Syama Prasad Mukherjee's engraved name smeared with black ink at Kolkata's Presidency University

Syama Prasad Mukherjee's engraved name smeared with black ink at Kolkata's Presidency University

Earlier this month, another statue of the Jana Sangh leader was damaged in Kolkata's Jadavpur University. Seven people were also arrested in connection with the incident.

Mar 19, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
Bizarre! Son found living with mother's corpse for days without food, water

Bizarre! Son found living with mother's corpse for days without food, water

The man was found in a weak state, unable to speak, living with his mother's body, said police

Mar 18, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Parents stage protest after Kolkata school 'accuses' 10 students of being lesbians

Parents stage protest after Kolkata school 'accuses' 10 students of being lesbians

The school management claims fellow students have complained of being inappropriately touched by the ten girls in question. Parents of the girls though refute the charges.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Smriti Irani applauds jute-based sanitary napkins

Smriti Irani applauds jute-based sanitary napkins

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani today applauded the low-cost jute based sanitary napkin developed by Indian Jute Industries Research Association (IJIRA) here and asked the body to help promote

Feb 28, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Rohingyas among shelter home girls to walk the ramp

Rohingyas among shelter home girls to walk the ramp

 Thirty-three inmates, including six Rohingyas, of a state-run shelter home for women and girls will walk the ramp for a government-sponsored fashion show on March 7.

Feb 28, 2018, 12:45 PM IST