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Kolkata: Fire breaks out in Dum Dum's Gora Bazaar, 1 guard burnt alive

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in Dum Dum's Gora Bazaar, 1 guard burnt alive

The incident took place in a marker area called Gora Bazaar. As many as 22 fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the blaze.

Jan 22, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Banerjee demanded that January 12 and January 23 should be considered as national holidays.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
AAP MLA disqualification row: 'Political vendetta, against principles of natural justice': Didi backs Kejriwal

AAP MLA disqualification row: 'Political vendetta, against principles of natural justice': Didi backs Kejriwal

Extending her support to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over MLA disqualification row, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday termed the episode as “political vendetta”.

Jan 19, 2018, 18:16 PM IST

Protest held in 3 Kolkata hospitals against patients' deaths

Police said the family members of a two-year-old girl demonstrated at the Mukundapur unit of a private hospital following her death this morning alleging maltreatment and negligence and demanding

Jan 18, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
West Bengal Examination Results 2017: B.Com Part-I scores declared on wbresults.nic.in

West Bengal Examination Results 2017: B.Com Part-I scores declared on wbresults.nic.in

The University of Calcutta has announced the results for B.Com Part-I (Honours, General & Major) Examination, 2017. The results were declared on Wednesday afternoon at wbresults.nic.in.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
BJP calls off bike rally in Kolkata, alleges Trinamool members attacked and injured its workers

BJP calls off bike rally in Kolkata, alleges Trinamool members attacked and injured its workers

The BJYM motorbike rally named 'Pratirodh Sankalpa Abhiyan' to mark Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary was scheduled to be held from January 12-18 in the state.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee into cow politics and Brahmin conventions for vote bank: BJP

Mamata Banerjee into cow politics and Brahmin conventions for vote bank: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee of resorting to politics of appeasement for the sake of votes.

Jan 08, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
Sex racket of 'Gurmeet Ram Rahim's follower busted, accused escapes through secret tunnel

Sex racket of 'Gurmeet Ram Rahim's follower busted, accused escapes through secret tunnel

The key accused, Pramod Singhania, calls himself a follower of Baba Ram Rahim and used to run flesh trade in his guest house in Kolkata's Burrabazar area. 

Jan 06, 2018, 08:05 AM IST
Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP

Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP

Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners in the triple talaq case, has joined the BJP, the party's state unit general secretary Sayantan Basu said today.

Jan 01, 2018, 06:52 AM IST
Rose Valley case: ED searches yield Rs 40 cr-worth precious stones, gold

Rose Valley case: ED searches yield Rs 40 cr-worth precious stones, gold

"ED seizes 72 kg of 22 carat and 18 kg of 18 carat gold ornaments, diamonds and precious stones valued at Rs 40 crore," the agency said in a tweet.

Dec 28, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Rose Valley chit fund scam case: case: ED seizes precious stones, gold worth Rs 40 cr

Rose Valley chit fund scam case: case: ED seizes precious stones, gold worth Rs 40 cr

The seizures were made during searches at outlets of a jewellery firm here yesterday, the Enforcement Department said.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
More than 350 couples tie the knot in Gujarat, West Bengal in mass weddings

More than 350 couples tie the knot in Gujarat, West Bengal in mass weddings

As many as 251 couples in Gujarat's Surat tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony on Sunday.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
GD Birla School student molestation case: Victim's father wants CBI probe, moves Calcutta HC

GD Birla School student molestation case: Victim's father wants CBI probe, moves Calcutta HC

The two accused physical education teachers were earlier arrested in connection with the case.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Missing Ghatshila girl's body found

Police have recovered the body of the 19-year-old girl, who went missing from her Kalighat accommodation since December 10.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
Jailed for contempt of court, former judge CS Karnan to be released from Presidency Jail today

Jailed for contempt of court, former judge CS Karnan to be released from Presidency Jail today

Justice CS Karnan was arrested by the Kolkata Police in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on June 20 in connection with a contempt of court case. 

Dec 20, 2017, 06:25 AM IST
Jharkhand woman goes to Kolkata to become air hostess, goes missing mysteriously

Jharkhand woman goes to Kolkata to become air hostess, goes missing mysteriously

She received a call on her mobile phone and walked out of her room while talking.

Dec 19, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Cannot compensate Nirbhaya's loss but let's keep society safe: Mamata Banerjee

Cannot compensate Nirbhaya's loss but let's keep society safe: Mamata Banerjee

Recalling the 2012 gruesome rape and murder case of Nirbhaya in Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday requested people to keep the society safe

Dec 16, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Kolkata drug racket: Two held, drugs seized

Kolkata drug racket: Two held, drugs seized

Narcotics Control Bureau's Kolkata unit on Tuesday arrested two persons after recovering drugs from them.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Sexual assault: Classes resume at GD Birla Centre for Education

Sexual assault: Classes resume at GD Birla Centre for Education

Classes at the GD Birla Centre for Education here resumed on Thursday after nearly a week following a settlement reached by the school management and guardians over the demand for removal of the

Dec 07, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Ghats development being done in Kanpur, Patna, Kolkata: Minister

Ghats development being done in Kanpur, Patna, Kolkata: Minister

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the Centre has garnered commitments worth Rs 1,500 crore from international and domestic corporates, and industrialists for cleaning of river Ganga.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:43 PM IST