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Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

The BJP has called a 12-hour shutdown in the state on September 26 to protest against the death of the two students.

Sep 22, 2018, 23:17 PM IST
Several hours on, major fire fighting operations continue in Kolkata's Bagri market

Several hours on, major fire fighting operations continue in Kolkata's Bagri market

The fire broke out at 2:45 am. 

Sep 16, 2018, 06:31 AM IST
7 Kolkata bridges identified as 'most vulnerable'

7 Kolkata bridges identified as 'most vulnerable'

The seven bridges are out of the 20, which, the PWD has classified as "distressed" structures.

Sep 14, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
Petrol and Diesel prices go up again: Check out rates on September 9 in metro cities

Petrol and Diesel prices go up again: Check out rates on September 9 in metro cities

The petrol price surged by 12 paise from 80.38 per litre and the hike in diesel price was 10 paise from Rs 72.51 per litre in Delhi.

Sep 09, 2018, 07:28 AM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: Goods vehicles with 20 or more wheels to be banned in Kolkata Port area

Majerhat bridge collapse: Goods vehicles with 20 or more wheels to be banned in Kolkata Port area

A section of a 50-year-old Majerhat bridge on the arterial Diamond Harbour Road in south Kolkata collapsed Tuesday evening.

Sep 08, 2018, 10:59 AM IST
Fire breaks out at West Bengal's Howrah Railway station

Fire breaks out at West Bengal's Howrah Railway station

A fire broke out in West Bengal's Howrah Railway station on Thursday. 

Sep 06, 2018, 23:39 PM IST
Ekta Kapoor, Parth Samthaan, Erica seek divine blessings at Kalighat temple—See pic

Ekta Kapoor, Parth Samthaan, Erica seek divine blessings at Kalighat temple—See pic

The producer took to her social media account and shared a picture with the lead pair of the show.

Sep 06, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
Political blame game starts after bridge collapse in Kolkata's Majerhat area; search operations continue

Political blame game starts after bridge collapse in Kolkata's Majerhat area; search operations continue

The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon killing at least one person and injuring over 25 others after a part of a 40-year-old bridge collapsed in Majerhat area of Kolkata in West Bengal.

Sep 05, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

The Majerhat bridge collapsed at around 4.45 pm, following which fire tenders, ambulances and teams of NDRF and local police rushed to the spot.

Sep 04, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
Relief and rescue is our priority, says Mamata Banerjee on Majerhat flyover collapse

Relief and rescue is our priority, says Mamata Banerjee on Majerhat flyover collapse

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is in Darjeeling, expressed her deep anguish over the Majerhat flyover collapse in Kolkata while directing the state machinery to carry out the relief and rescue work on priority.

Sep 04, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
West Bengal minister claims no deaths in Majerhat bridge collapse, says those trapped rescued

West Bengal minister claims no deaths in Majerhat bridge collapse, says those trapped rescued

While initial reports said that at least 5 people had died in the Majerhat bridge collapse, a West Bengal minister said that there were no reports of any casualty.

Sep 04, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Plastic bags found in Kolkata had medical waste, not newborns, clarify officials

Plastic bags found in Kolkata had medical waste, not newborns, clarify officials

The 14 plastic bags recovered from a vacant piece of land in the southern part of Kolkata contained only medical waste and not bodies of newborns or foetuses as stated earlier, police said on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Cops to scan CCTVs for clues after bodies of 14 newborns found dumped in Kolkata

Cops to scan CCTVs for clues after bodies of 14 newborns found dumped in Kolkata

According to the police, no human tissues were found in the plastic bags in which the bodies were wrapped.

Sep 02, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
Bodies of 14 newborns found at vacant plot in South Kolkata, probe begins

Bodies of 14 newborns found at vacant plot in South Kolkata, probe begins

The bodies were found in various stages of decomposition during a cleaning programme on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2018, 17:44 PM IST
Kolkata man makes video, 4000 posters to confess love for woman he saw on train

Kolkata man makes video, 4000 posters to confess love for woman he saw on train

He made a video of himself confessing his love and also posted it on video sharing platform YouTube. He even gave a link of the video on the posters that he got made. 

Aug 30, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee should stop dreaming about becoming next PM: Bengal BJP

Mamata Banerjee should stop dreaming about becoming next PM: Bengal BJP

The ruling Trinamool Congress, led by Banerjee, has been using terror tactics to win elections in West Bengal, alleged state BJP.

Aug 28, 2018, 21:36 PM IST

Howrah: Car hits oil tanker on national highway, five killed

Five people were killed and one other injured when a car carrying them hit an oil tanker this morning on National Highway-6 near Deulti in Howrah, a police officer said.

Aug 28, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
Hasin Jahan loses maintenance litigation against husband Mohammed Shami

Hasin Jahan loses maintenance litigation against husband Mohammed Shami

Hasin Jahan had demanded Rs. 7 lakh per month as family maintenance.

Aug 17, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Somnath Chatterjee passes away, his Kolkata's chamber still waits for him

Somnath Chatterjee passes away, his Kolkata's chamber still waits for him

Chatterjee's chamber is studded with books of laws, politics and has witnessed political gatherings and client meetings.

Aug 13, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

From Cappuccino to grilled sandwich, everything is available at Cafe Positive. The dishes are prepared by the teens themselves and at an affordable price.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

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