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In major crackdown, DRI seizes 55 kg of gold worth Rs 18.2 crore from West Bengal’s Siliguri

In major crackdown, DRI seizes 55 kg of gold worth Rs 18.2 crore from West Bengal’s Siliguri

DRI officials found 55 bars of gold weighing 1 kg each concealed in the cavity under the driver's seat of a vehicle.

Oct 28, 2018, 14:31 PM IST
NDA govt walking extra mile to gain confidence of Muslims: Abdul Ansari

NDA govt walking extra mile to gain confidence of Muslims: Abdul Ansari

Abdul Rasheed Ansari is the BJP Minority Morcha national president.

Oct 28, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
IIT Kharagpur student found hanging from ceiling fan of hostel room

IIT Kharagpur student found hanging from ceiling fan of hostel room

A 24-year-old MTech student of IIT Kharagpur was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his hostel room, the police said.

Oct 25, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
West Bengal: 100-yearl-old woman raped by 20-year-old man in Nadia district

West Bengal: 100-yearl-old woman raped by 20-year-old man in Nadia district

A 100-year-old woman was raped allegedly by a 20-year old man in West Bengal's Nadia district, the police said on Wednesday. 

Oct 24, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
Government Railway Police files FIR over Santragachi footbridge stampede

Government Railway Police files FIR over Santragachi footbridge stampede

The Government Railway Police (GRP) on Wednesday filed an FIR over the foot over-bridge stampede that took place at West Bengal's Santragachhi junction in Howrah.

Oct 24, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
Santragachhi footbridge stampede: Railways form committee to investigate incident

Santragachhi footbridge stampede: Railways form committee to investigate incident

Railways Railways will form a special committee comprising of heads of various departments to investigate Tuesday's footbridge stampede incident at Santragachi railway station in West Bengal.

Oct 24, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Two dead, 14 injured in stampede at West Bengal's Santragachhi junction

Two dead, 14 injured in stampede at West Bengal's Santragachhi junction

At least two people died while 14 others got injured in a stampede at a railway station in West Bengal on Tuesday.

Oct 23, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
Security at Mamata Banerjee’s home to be beefed up with 2 watchtowers; police denies report

Security at Mamata Banerjee’s home to be beefed up with 2 watchtowers; police denies report

Confusion prevailed over the construction of two watchtowers at Mamata's residence between police and state government. 

Oct 23, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
Nirbhaya case in West Bengal: Woman raped, rod inserted in her private parts

Nirbhaya case in West Bengal: Woman raped, rod inserted in her private parts

The incident brings back the memories of the 2012 Nirbhaya rape case in New Delhi in which a woman was gangraped inside a moving bus and one of the accused inserted a rod in her private parts.

Oct 22, 2018, 09:49 AM IST
Man gunned down near puja pandal in West Bengal, 5 held

Man gunned down near puja pandal in West Bengal, 5 held

A man was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near a Durga puja pandal at Chinsurah.

Oct 18, 2018, 00:02 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kolkata during Durga puja cancelled

Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kolkata during Durga puja cancelled

Rahul was supposed to visit the city on Ashtami (the eight Lunar day) on Wednesday.

Oct 17, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Six dead, 20 injured as bus falls into canal in Hooghly in West Bengal

Six dead, 20 injured as bus falls into canal in Hooghly in West Bengal

Six people have been killed and at least 20 have been injured after a bus fell into a canal in Hooghly in West Bengal. 

Oct 16, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
Banned Bangladeshi terror outfit JMB may attack Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal, warn intelligence agencies

Banned Bangladeshi terror outfit JMB may attack Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal, warn intelligence agencies

Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is a banned terrorist outfit in Bangladesh.

Oct 16, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
Books on BJP ideology to be displayed at 3000 Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal

Books on BJP ideology to be displayed at 3000 Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal

In addition to books on BJP's ideology, those on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the works of Jan Sangh icons -- Deen Dayal Upadhyay and Shyama Prasad Mookherjee -- would be put up on display in

Oct 14, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
4-month pregnant woman gangraped at her home in West Bengal's Asansol

4-month pregnant woman gangraped at her home in West Bengal's Asansol

The incident took place at her own residence on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
SC refuses to stay West Bengal government's decision to offer grants to Durga Puja committees

SC refuses to stay West Bengal government's decision to offer grants to Durga Puja committees

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay West Bengal government's decision to offer grants totalling Rs 28 crore to various Durga Puja committees in the state. The top court however issued a

Oct 12, 2018, 13:53 PM IST
Durga Puja: 8000 cops, 74 additional CCTVs to keep close watch on Kolkata

Durga Puja: 8000 cops, 74 additional CCTVs to keep close watch on Kolkata

Kolkata Police is leaving no stone unturned to ensure the upcoming festivities are safe.

Oct 12, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Durga puja pandals in West Bengal to get funds from Mamata govt as Calcutta HC junks plea opposing move

Durga puja pandals in West Bengal to get funds from Mamata govt as Calcutta HC junks plea opposing move

The plea had claimed that giving funds to puja committees is a violation of the secular structure of the Constitution.

Oct 10, 2018, 12:30 PM IST
Woman molested at metro station in Kolkata, 10 arrested

Woman molested at metro station in Kolkata, 10 arrested

The incident took place at around 4 pm on Tuesday when she boarded a metro from the Esplanade station.

Oct 10, 2018, 06:01 AM IST
Woman held from Kolkata airport for assaulting airline officials

Woman held from Kolkata airport for assaulting airline officials

The rescue of the woman resulted in a delay and they failed to board the plane.

Oct 10, 2018, 00:36 AM IST

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