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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

AMU students create ruckus at railway station, fight with passengers

A group of MBA students from Aligarh Muslim University's Murshidabad Center got involved in a fight with a few passengers in the Kalka Express, en route from Howrah to Delhi.

Sep 28, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
Minor girl kidnapped, raped inside moving vehicle in Bengal

Minor girl kidnapped, raped inside moving vehicle in Bengal

A case has been registered against two men under sections 363 (kidnapping), 376 (rape) and 366A (procuration of a minor girl) of the IPC.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

West Bengal: 14 live bombs recovered from shop in Howrah district

The explosion happened at the Teen Kapati Pool under the jurisdiction of Manikpur police station yesterday evening when Ali was closing the shop, the officer said.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

West Bengal: Hoax call delays Gitanjali Express

Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel, aided by sniffer dogs searched all compartments of the train thoroughly, before they declared that nothing suspicious was found, he said.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
After threats, triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan's children go missing in West Bengal

After threats, triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan's children go missing in West Bengal

In a landmark verdict, the apex court on August 22 put the curtains down on a 1,400-year-old practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims.

Aug 31, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Swami Atmasthanandaji cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites of departed Ramakrishna Mission head

Swami Atmasthanandaji cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites of departed Ramakrishna Mission head

Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission President Swami Atmasthanandaji Maharaj was on Monday cremated with full state honours as devotees and eminent personalities paid their last respects.

Jun 19, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

India's 1st under-river metro tunnel to be completed next week in WB

The under-river tunnel is a crucial link for the Railway's 16.6-km long East-West Metro project in Kolkata.

May 28, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

Close to 200 injured as police crack down on belligerent Left workers in West Bengal

At least 79 police personnel and over 100 Left protesters were injured on Monday as security forces used tear gas and carried out baton charges on thousands of belligerent activists who broke barricades and hurled stones at the police here and neighbouring Howrah during a protest march to the secretariat.

May 23, 2017, 00:31 AM IST

Ganga cleaning programm: Sewage treatment capacity enhanced in towns along river

The sewage treatment capacity in towns along the Ganga is being enhanced substantially as part of efforts to clean the river, a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told.

May 19, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
To avert selfie deaths, Railways issue advisory - No phone, music while crossing tracks, no photography while travelling

To avert selfie deaths, Railways issue advisory - No phone, music while crossing tracks, no photography while travelling

A group of students was taking selfies near the door of an EMU train when suddenly one of them fell down from it and was killed between Liluah and Belur railway stations on Thursday.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

One killed, 2 injured in road accident in Uluberia

One person was killed and two others were injured when the motorbike in which they were travelling crashed into a divider near Uluberia today, a police officer said.

Mar 28, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

Minor girl raped in West Bengal's Howrah, one arrested

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a local near her house in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Tuesday.

Feb 28, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
TMC mocked as its MLA Vaishali Dalmiya insults national anthem – WATCH VIDEO

TMC mocked as its MLA Vaishali Dalmiya insults national anthem – WATCH VIDEO

Vaishali Dalmiya is the daughter of late Jagmohan Dalmiya, the former president of International Cricket Council and Board of Cricket Council of India.

Dec 19, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

South Central Railway​ cancels, diverts trains for technical work

The trains from Visakhapatnam to Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Mumbai are diverted via Vijayawada bypass line.

Sep 20, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

Bodies of two armymen killed in Uri terror attack reach Kolkata

Shock, anger and respect were the prevailing emotions as the bodies of two of the army soldiers killed in the Uri terror attack were flown in to the city on Monday.

Sep 20, 2016, 02:18 AM IST
Mamata asks people to keep away from chit funds, says 'govt won't be responsible for compensating'

Mamata asks people to keep away from chit funds, says 'govt won't be responsible for compensating'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged people to refrain from parking their hard-earned money in chit funds and said the government had no responsibility to compensate them if they lost financially in their endeavour.

Aug 02, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
West Bengal CPI(M) pitches for 'united fight' with Congress in state

West Bengal CPI(M) pitches for 'united fight' with Congress in state

CPI(M)'s West Bengal unit on Sunday made a strong pitch for continuing the 'adjustment' with Congress in the state to fight against Trinamool Congress' 'reign of terror' and BJP's 'communal politics'.

Jul 11, 2016, 00:28 AM IST
Almost a year after infamous 'psycho skeleton case', woman found living with father's corpse in Kolkata

Almost a year after infamous 'psycho skeleton case', woman found living with father's corpse in Kolkata

A tribal woman has been found living with the decomposed body of her father in Burdwan district of West Bengal, police said on Sunday.

Jul 03, 2016, 17:18 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee, Bengal CM Mamata to visit Darjeeling on July 13

President Pranab Mukherjee, Bengal CM Mamata to visit Darjeeling on July 13

President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Darjeeling on July 12 along with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi.

Jul 03, 2016, 16:30 PM IST