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Kolkata's Satyajit Ray Film and Television institute suspends five students

Kolkata's Satyajit Ray Film and Television institute suspends five students

The institute has said the students "with ulterior motives" destroyed CCTV cameras at the main gate and "grossly misbehaved" with security personnel on duty.

Kolkata: 23-year-old air hostess falls from third floor, dies

Kolkata: 23-year-old air hostess falls from third floor, dies

In yet another shocking incident, a 23-year-old air hostess was found dead on Wednesday after she allegedly fell from the third floor of a building in Kolkata. The deceased identified as Khongsit Clara Bansha Rai was working with private airlines. She was a resident of Shillong. 

Caught on cam: Trinamool Congress MLA Swapan Kumar Beltharia beats vendor in West Bengal's Purulia — Watch

Caught on cam: Trinamool Congress MLA Swapan Kumar Beltharia beats vendor in West Bengal's Purulia — Watch

In an another shocking incident, a Trinamool Congress minister has been caught on camera assaulting a vendor in West Bengal. 

Lord Krishna-themed coin to be released by Chad

The Lord Krishna-themed coin has been decorated with more than 50 pieces of Swarovski crystals. It has a 3D figure of baby Krishna on a leaf. It is 65 mm in diameter and of 40 mm height.

Gyan Singh Sohanpal, ''Chacha'' of West Bengal politics, dead

Former state Congress chief and Gyan Singh Sohanpal`s ministerial colleague Pradip Bhattacharya expressed shock over his death.

Kolkata school headmistress arrested for beating up students

The accused teacher, however, refuted the allegations claiming she has fallen prey to a conspiracy by a section of teachers in the school and guardians.

Eight killed as bus falls into canal in West Bengal's Nadia canal

Eight killed as bus falls into canal in West Bengal's Nadia canal

West Bengal government announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of eight persons who died in the bus accident.

Railway police recover huge cache of illegal firearms at Sealdah station

The Railway police suspect that the consignment was being taken to Namkhana in South 24 Parganas district from where the revolvers would be supplied to anti-socials.

Kolkata: 62-year-old woman saved after floating for 13 hours in flood water

Kolkata: 62-year-old woman saved after floating for 13 hours in flood water

It was a providential escape for 62-year-old Tapati Chowdhury who kept herself afloat for 13 hours in the turbulent Damodar river in flood-hit Burdwan district, till she was rescued 80 km away.

West Bengal: Two bodies found in city

The 55-year-old man, a resident of North 24 Parganas district, did not have any injury marks on his body.

Kolkata: Old building collapses in Taltala; two killed, many still trapped

Kolkata: Old building collapses in Taltala; two killed, many still trapped

Two people were killed when a portion of an almost century-old building collapsed in central Kolkata's Taltala on Tuesday.

Rain, high tide batter West Bengal

Rain, high tide batter West Bengal

Heavy rain and high tide battered this eastern metropolis and some districts of West Bengal, resulting in a flood-like situation across large swathes of land, officials said on Monday.

Mega Cabs to invest Rs 500 crore in 3 years, expand to 20 cities

Mega Cabs to invest Rs 500 crore in 3 years, expand to 20 cities

Criticising his rivals, he said: "Ola and Uber come with a mandate and a backing of sheer money power and it challenges the basic fundamentals of business, that you must lose on every trip to make yourself so large and then recover money."

Much-awaited Diego Maradona's Kolkata tour rescheduled from October 2-4

Much-awaited Diego Maradona's Kolkata tour rescheduled from October 2-4

There will also be a host of other activities in the two-day visit including meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the release said.

Education a national agenda; no compromise on quality: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

Education a national agenda; no compromise on quality: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

In the next two years, our aim is to bring every child into the education system and we plan to make it a community movement.

Seven needles removed from body of 3-year-old girl allegedly abused by mother's employer

Seven needles removed from body of 3-year-old girl allegedly abused by mother's employer

As per reports, the girl from Purulia was initially brought to Bankura Sammilani Medical College by her mother.

Narcotics dept seizes 314 kg of ganja in Kolkata, two persons arrested

"A total of 314 kg of ganja, worth approximately Rs 35 lakh, was seized from a pick-up truck from South Kolkata's Taratala Road on Tuesday morning," the NCB official said.

 

West Bengal: Muslims in Howrah hamlet busy making hair for Maa Durga

The hair will be supplied to clay modeller hubs in the city and in different parts of the state including Kumartuli.

Married woman killed in Bengal over dowry

Following the complaint, police have filed a case of murder against the husband and three of his family members.

ED questions Trinamool MLA in Narada sting case

Iqbal Ahmed and Sultan Ahmed were also questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the case.