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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.

Heavy monsoon showers leave Kolkata roads waterlogged

Heavy monsoon showers leave Kolkata roads waterlogged

Several roads were waterlogged and traffic was thrown out of gear as the city experienced heavy downpour on Tuesday.

Narada Sting case: Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee summoned by ED

West Bengal ministers, including Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim, Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari, Environment Minister Sovan Chatterjee, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister Subrata Mukherjee have also been named in the FIR.

West Bengal: 20 trucks set blaze in west Midnapore after man dies in road mishap

West Bengal: 20 trucks set blaze in west Midnapore after man dies in road mishap

An unruly mob staged a road blockade and set at least 20 trucks on fire on Jhargram-Midnapore road after a truck loaded with sand hit a cyclist and critically injured him.

West Bengal: Locals set 11 sand-loaded trucks in Gurguripal on fire after biker's death

West Bengal: Locals set 11 sand-loaded trucks in Gurguripal on fire after biker's death

In a shocking incident, a mob set ablaze at least 11 sand loaded trucks in west Midnapore of West Bengal on Friday after one of the trucks hit and killed a bike rider. 

Sonika Chauhan death case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Sonika Chauhan death case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Actor Vikram Chatterjee, who was facing a culpable homicide charge for the car crash in which model and TV anchor Sonika Chauhan was killed, has been arrested, police said today.

Mamata Banerjee creating controversies, not governing state: BJP

Earlier yesterday, Banerjee came down heavily on Tripathi saying she was threatened and humiliated by him.

West Bengal govt rushes 400 paramilitary troops after communal clashes break out in North 24 Paraganas

West Bengal govt rushes 400 paramilitary troops after communal clashes break out in North 24 Paraganas

Communal clashes have broken out in North 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal over an "objectionable" post on Facebook, prompting the state government to rush 400 troops of paramilitary BSF on Tuesday to assist the police in containing the situation.

Mamata Banerjee says communal violence breaks out in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas over objectionable Facebook post

Mamata Banerjee says communal violence breaks out in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas over objectionable Facebook post

A communal violence broke out in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district over an objectionable post on Facebook on Tuesday. 

Supreme Court allows Kolkata woman to abort 23-week-old foetus

Supreme Court allows Kolkata woman to abort 23-week-old foetus

Kolkata based Sharmishta Chakraborty, in her petition, has claimed that her foetus had severe complications and may die if allowed to be born.

We expect minority status after PM Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Indian Jews

Some 6,000 Indian Jews live in the country, which has been home to the community for the past 2,000 years.

CS Karnan sent to Presidency jail hospital after release from SSKM hospital

CS Karnan sent to Presidency jail hospital after release from SSKM hospital

CS Karnan was released from the SSKM hospital yesterday night. He was admitted there since June 22 after he had complained of chest pain and uneasiness.

Trinamool MP Sultan Ahmed seeks time to appear before CBI

Ahmed was asked to appear before the CBI this morning to face interrogation.