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Thunderstorm disrupts train services in Kolkata

Thunderstorm disrupts train services in Kolkata

Seasonal thunderstorm swept across various parts of the city and suburban areas disrupting train services and blocking major roads by uprooting trees on Saturday evening.

Earth Day observed in Kolkata

An estimated 150 students from various schools assembled at the Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM) to observe the day, organisers said.

Minor raped inside cab in Kolkata

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a cab driver inside a vehicle in southern part of the city.

Popularity of Trinamool Congress, other parties declining in Bengal: Smriti Irani

Popularity of Trinamool Congress, other parties declining in Bengal: Smriti Irani

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said BJP's progress in the recent Kanthi Dakshin assembly by-polls indicated the "declining popularity" of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and other political parties.

Kolkata sees 54% jump in new home launches in Jan-Mar17

The city witnessed a jump in new home launches by 53.9 percent at 3,801 units in January-March 2017 quarter against that in the previous quarter, a real estate research firm said.

Housing sales drop in top 8 cities to 28,131 units in January-March

Housing sales drop in top 8 cities to 28,131 units in January-March

Housing sales stood at 28,472 units during the October- December quarter in eight major cities-- Gurugram, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune and Chennai.

Justice Karnan summons CJI, six others to his house for court trial

Justice Karnan summons CJI, six others to his house for court trial

Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan on Thursday asked Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and six other Supreme Court judges to appear before him at his residential court on April 28.

Deprived of education, 65-year-old yellow cab driver runs two schools, orphanage in Sundarbans

It's been a bumpy ride for a 65-year-old yellow cab driver, Gazi Jalaluddin. A good student who was forced to give up formal education due to poverty, he now runs two schools and an orphanage in his native Sundarbans, ensuring a smoother journey for the underprivileged in a land at the mercy of the rivers.

Paralysed woman found dead, husband untraceable

A middle-aged woman suffering from paralysis was found dead at her house here, police said on Wednesday, adding a murder case has been filed against her husband following her son's complaint.

Cow slaughter: Calcutta Beef Dealers' Association to meet Kolkata civic body over change in timings

Cow slaughter: Calcutta Beef Dealers' Association to meet Kolkata civic body over change in timings

The Calcutta Beef Dealers' Association plans to meet the Kolkata civic body regarding a change in cow slaughter timings to check illegal abattoirs in the city.

Trinamool Congress MP Dola Sen creates ruckus onboard Air India flight, delays plane by 30 minutes

Trinamool Congress MP Dola Sen creates ruckus onboard Air India flight, delays plane by 30 minutes

Trinamool Congress MP Dola Sen on Friday created a ruckus onboard Air India flight from New Delhi to Kolkata.

Woman molested, husband beaten at Kolkata restro-bar

A woman was allegedly molested while her husband was beaten up severely trying to save her at a posh restro-bar in Kolkata, police said.

I believe in the equality of religion, will never tolerate politics of hate: Mamata Banerjee

I believe in the equality of religion, will never tolerate politics of hate: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she believes in the equality of all religion.

Student of Kolkata's Jadavpur University raises 'Azadi' slogans; Twitter users mock him for poor physique - WATCH

Student of Kolkata's Jadavpur University raises 'Azadi' slogans; Twitter users mock him for poor physique - WATCH

According to latest reports, some students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University in West Bengal raised 'Azadi' slogans.

This is how you can distinguish between artificial and real eggs!

This is how you can distinguish between artificial and real eggs!

The news of fake foods making their way into the market has alarmed everyone in the country.

Bizarre! Kolkata man held for selling 'fake' eggs made out of plastic

Bizarre! Kolkata man held for selling 'fake' eggs made out of plastic

The Kolkata police arrested a man in city's Tiljala area in West Bengal on charges of selling fake eggs on Friday

Are your eggs safe to eat? 'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' sold in Kolkata market; shopkeeper arrested

Are your eggs safe to eat? 'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' sold in Kolkata market; shopkeeper arrested

The sale of dangerous eggs came to light after a woman lodged a general diary with the Karaya police station alleging that plastic eggs are being sold in the market.

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in Golden Park hotel

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Two killed in Kolkata hotel fire

A major fire broke out at a city hotel here early on Thursday killing two persons and injuring at least six others, a fire brigade official said.

LF rally in Kolkata on Narada, Saradha issues

Demanding arrest of ministers, elected representatives and leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress seen accepting money in the Narada sting footage, opposition Left Front brought out a huge rally in the heart of Kolkata on Wednesday.