Kolkata News

Kolkata: Three asphyxiated in shoe factory fire

Three persons were asphyxiated by fumes after a fire broke out in a shoe manufacturing unit in Howrah district, police said on Wednesday.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Kolkata Police's STF arrests man over link with Bangladeshi terror group

Kolkata Police's STF arrests man over link with Bangladeshi terror group

Omar Farooq alias Mohammed Aftab Khan was arrested by the STF sleuths from the Nepal border area when he was trying to escape to the neighbouring country.

Nov 29, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Biswa Bangla case - Prove allegations, else leave Bengal: Abhishek Banerjee to Mukul Roy

Biswa Bangla case - Prove allegations, else leave Bengal: Abhishek Banerjee to Mukul Roy

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee on Tuesday hit back at newly-inducted BJP leader Mukul Roy, asking him to prove allegations in Biswa Bangla case or else leave the state.

Nov 28, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
Married woman commits 'suicide', family alleges murder in Kolkata

Married woman commits 'suicide', family alleges murder in Kolkata

The body of Soma Dasgupta, 23, was found hanging from the ceiling of her in-laws` house in Baguiati on Monday. 

Nov 27, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Kolkata will overtake Mumbai as country's financial hub: West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra

Kolkata will overtake Mumbai as country's financial hub: West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra

After Mumbai, the country's next major financial hub will be Kolkata within a few years, West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra said on Sunday.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
Students to get rent-free space for innovative ideas: Official

Students to get rent-free space for innovative ideas: Official

Fresh graduates will be given "rent-free space" for churning out big ideas at the proposed Centre of Innovation here, West Bengal IT Secretary Debashis Sen said on Sunday.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Shocking! Angry elephant tramples Bengal tourist as onlookers stand helpless - Watch

Shocking! Angry elephant tramples Bengal tourist as onlookers stand helpless - Watch

The video was shot on a smartphone by one of the onlookers. 

Nov 25, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
Trump Tower launched in Kolkata, developers aim Rs 700 cr sales

Trump Tower launched in Kolkata, developers aim Rs 700 cr sales

This is the third Trump Tower to be launched in India.

Nov 24, 2017, 21:23 PM IST
Padmavati banned in five states, but 'welcome' in Mamata's West Bengal

Padmavati banned in five states, but 'welcome' in Mamata's West Bengal

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today said that her government was ready to welcome film Padmavati and its crew.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
BJP only on media and social media, nowhere in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

BJP only on media and social media, nowhere in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that democracy is under threat in the country under the BJP rule and called upon Opposition parties to work together for the greater interest of

Nov 24, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Woman gets a fresh start after lung transplant surgery

Woman gets a fresh start after lung transplant surgery

A 38-year-old woman with pulmonary fibrosis has got a new lease of life after a successful lung transplant surgery.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
World's biggest Rasogolla to celebrate GI tag to 'Banglar Rasogolla'

World's biggest Rasogolla to celebrate GI tag to 'Banglar Rasogolla'

Days after West Bengal got the Geographical Indication (GI) for "Banglar Rasogolla", two self-help groups in Nadia district collaborated to produce a gigantic version of the round syrupy dessert,

Nov 24, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
Larvae of dengue mosquitoes stumps Sourav Ganguly, KMC sends notice

Larvae of dengue mosquitoes stumps Sourav Ganguly, KMC sends notice

Sourav Ganguly's elder brother Snehasish, a former Ranji Trophy player, has been diagnosed with dengue and was undergoing treatment at a city hospital now.

Nov 23, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Three suspected Bangladeshi terrorists nabbed by Kolkata STF sent to police custody

Three suspected Bangladeshi terrorists nabbed by Kolkata STF sent to police custody

Three suspected Bangladeshi terrorists were arrested by the Kolkata STF officials yesterday.    

Nov 22, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

Al Qaeda front's two militants among three held in Kolkata

Three persons, including two suspected members of Bangladesh-based Islamist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), were arrested on Tuesday from the Kolkata railway station, a police officer said.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

Linking of Aadhaar with personal details dangerous: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that linking of personal details with Aadhaar number was "dangerous" for individuals and society.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:28 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee to be awarded D.Litt by Calcutta University, opposition slams decision

Mamata Banerjee to be awarded D.Litt by Calcutta University, opposition slams decision

Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be conferred D.Litt (honoris causa) by the Calcutta University.

Oct 26, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Muslim outfits to hold massive rally in support of Rohingyas in Kolkata today

Muslim outfits to hold massive rally in support of Rohingyas in Kolkata today

As many as 14 Muslim organisations will hold a massive protest march in support of Rohingyas in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Oct 24, 2017, 07:31 AM IST
Thematic Durga Puja pandals are in-thing in Kolkata this year

Thematic Durga Puja pandals are in-thing in Kolkata this year

North Kolkata's Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja Committee has reportedly themed its puja on 'How music resonates in our lives and surroundings'.

Sep 18, 2017, 00:46 AM IST
Building collapses in Kolkata's Burrabazar; 1 dead, rescue ops underway

Building collapses in Kolkata's Burrabazar; 1 dead, rescue ops underway

At least one person died and several others were critically injured after an old building collapsed in Kolkata's congested Burrabazar on Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

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