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Bhajji mocks R Ashwin's 200-wicket feat, says pitches now favour spin-bowling more

Bhajji mocks R Ashwin's 200-wicket feat, says pitches now favour spin-bowling more

India won the first match with a big margin of 197 runs against New Zealand at Kanpur. Second match will start from 30th September in Kolkata.

Kolkata to gets its own mono-rail network

The 14-kilometre route will connect Budge Budge in South 24-Parganas and Ruby More in South Kolkata. 

ABVP demands 'congenial atmosphere' at Calcutta University

Demanding a "congenial atmosphere" at the Calcutta University, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) led a protest march here on Wednesday.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain under I-T scanner for alleged tax evasion, summons issued​

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain under I-T scanner for alleged tax evasion, summons issued​

The Income Tax department has issued summons to Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain, asking him to appear before it in connection with its tax evasion probe against certain Kolkata-based firms.

Bomb hoax call delays Kolkata-Guwahati flight

Security personnel at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here went into a tizzy today after receiving a phone call threatening to blow up an Air India flight.

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.

Man beaten to death in road rage incident in West Bengal

Man beaten to death in road rage incident in West Bengal

An 18-year-old youth was today beaten to death allegedly by a mob after his bike collided with a two-wheeler at Golbazar in Kharagpur area of West Midnapore district tonight, police said.

IT company employee drown, 2 others feared dead in Bay of Bengal

An employee of IT company Wipro drowned and two of his colleagues are feared dead as they went missing while taking a bath in the Bay of Bengal at Mandarmani on Saturday, police said.

Bengaluru wastes nearly 50% of the water it gets from Cauvery

Bengaluru wastes nearly 50% of the water it gets from Cauvery

The only Indian city that wastes water at a greater rate is Kolkata. And the situation in Bengaluru will only worsen.

'Kolkata air healthy for very short time in a year'

'Kolkata air healthy for very short time in a year'

According to Rajeev Sharma, Resource Conservation Specialist, Embassy of the US, New Delhi, there is a very short window when the air quality in Kolkata is at its best.

'Mocambo' – Know why people are threatening to boycott this popular Kolkata eatery

'Mocambo' – Know why people are threatening to boycott this popular Kolkata eatery

'Mocambo' – an iconic multi-cuisine restaurant on signature Park Street in Kolkata – has suddenly hogged the limelight for unpleasant reasons

Mamata Banerjee declines comment on Madan Mitra's release

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday declined comment on the release of Trinamool Congress heavyweight Madan Mitra who was arrested in connection with the Saradha scam about two years ago.

One student injured while escaping fire at Presidency University

In October 2010 a major fire had broken out at the Baker building of the university.

Death penalty for tribal youth for rape and murder of 5-yr-old

A tribal youth was awarded capital punishment by a court here on Tuesday for raping and killing a five-year-old girl 10 months ago.

Heavy rains paralyse life in Kolkata

Heavy rains lashed the city on Monday disrupting train services and creating traffic snarls on waterlogged major arterial roads.

Heavy rains disrupt life in Kolkata; traffic jams hit city

Heavy rains disrupt life in Kolkata; traffic jams hit city

Heavy rains lashed the city on Monday causing water-logging and traffic snarls in major arterial roads.

Mother Teresa declared Saint: Tears of joy, emotion, euphoria overtakes Mother House in Kolkata

Mother Teresa declared Saint: Tears of joy, emotion, euphoria overtakes Mother House in Kolkata

Nuns shed tears of joy and hugged each other, amid euphoric scenes at the Mother House, the global headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, as the orders founder Mother Teresa was declared a Saint by the Vatican on Sunday.

Two Ola cab drivers arrested for Kolkata minor's rape, murder

Two drivers of an online cab aggregator were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the rape and murder of a 12-year-old pavement dweller here.

JD(U) backs Mamata Banerjee, says resistance against Centre is growing

Backing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee` s assertion that alleged that the Centre is interfering in the internal affairs of West Bengal, the Janata Dal-United on Saturday said that the mantra of cooperative federalism endorsed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is nothing but a farce.

Mamata Banerjee warns Gorkha Janmukti Morcha against violence

Issuing a stern warning to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM),A West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said a few people with "vested interests" were trying to create unrest in the hills, and asserted the law will take its own course if there was "violence".