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Speeding Jaguar kills two in Kolkata, injures others travelling in Mercedes

Speeding Jaguar kills two in Kolkata, injures others travelling in Mercedes

A speeding Jaguar car killed at least two persons in Kolkata. The car first hit a Mercedes car, following which it crashed into a police signal controlling booth where three persons were standing.

Aug 17, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son arrested for reckless driving, ramming car into Kolkata club wall

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son arrested for reckless driving, ramming car into Kolkata club wall

Akash Mukherjee will be produced before a local court on Friday.  

Aug 16, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
Syndicate smuggling animal body parts busted in Kolkata, tusks and Tiger teeth recovered

Syndicate smuggling animal body parts busted in Kolkata, tusks and Tiger teeth recovered

About 12 kilos of Elephant tusks and five pieces of Tiger teeth - cumulatively valued at Rs 1.147 crores - were recovered and seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.

Jul 30, 2019, 21:45 PM IST
‘Lover’ dupes Kolkata woman, makes her open bank account to secure loans

‘Lover’ dupes Kolkata woman, makes her open bank account to secure loans

The man used the bank account to secure loans from finance companies to buy motorcycle, TV and fridge.

Jul 25, 2019, 11:09 AM IST
BJP-led panel wins Calcutta High Court bar association elections

BJP-led panel wins Calcutta High Court bar association elections

In a major setback for the Trinamool Congress, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)-led panel won the Calcutta High Court Bar Association elections on Wednesday.

Jul 25, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
How tattoo and wristwatch helped Kolkata Police nab rowdy biker

How tattoo and wristwatch helped Kolkata Police nab rowdy biker

The biker had dragged a traffic cop for several metres and despite CCTV footage of the incident, his identity could not be established from it because the footage was too dark.

Jul 14, 2019, 08:13 AM IST
Class 10 student of top Kolkata school found dead in mysterious circumstances inside toilet

Class 10 student of top Kolkata school found dead in mysterious circumstances inside toilet

The student, a class topper, was found lying in a pool of blood inside the school bathroom with a slit wrist and plastic covering the face. 

Jun 21, 2019, 20:26 PM IST
Kolkata model molestation case: 7 accused sent to police custody

Kolkata model molestation case: 7 accused sent to police custody

All the seven accused arrested in the Kolkata model molestation case have been remanded to police custody till June 21. 

Jun 19, 2019, 18:43 PM IST
Kolkata police forms team to probe city model’s molestation case, inaction allegations

Kolkata police forms team to probe city model’s molestation case, inaction allegations

With the victim accusing the Kolkata police of inaction, the team is also expected to probe the authenticity of her claims.

Jun 19, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
Kolkata model allegedly dragged out of Uber, assaulted by group of men; 6 held so far

Kolkata model allegedly dragged out of Uber, assaulted by group of men; 6 held so far

The Uber driver was also dragged out and assaulted by the miscreants. 

Jun 18, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
Another junior doctor attacked in Kolkata's National Medical College and Hospital

Another junior doctor attacked in Kolkata's National Medical College and Hospital

Another junior doctor, sitting on protest, has been attacked in Kolkata's National Medical College on Friday evening. 

Jun 14, 2019, 19:09 PM IST
Massive fire engulfs godown near Howrah's Jagannath Ghat

Massive fire engulfs godown near Howrah's Jagannath Ghat

Traffic on Strand Bank Road has been diverted because of the fire.

Jun 08, 2019, 07:01 AM IST
Lion cub, 3 rare white-headed langurs rescued in Kolkata

Lion cub, 3 rare white-headed langurs rescued in Kolkata

A lion cub and three rare white-headed langurs were rescued from Belghoria Expressway in the northern suburbs of Kolkata, West Bengal, in the wee hours of Saturday (June 1). 

Jun 01, 2019, 10:32 AM IST
Mamata holds seven-km march in Kolkata over desecration of Vidyasagar's statue

Mamata holds seven-km march in Kolkata over desecration of Vidyasagar's statue

Banerjee, clad in her trademark white saree, greeted hundreds of people who thronged the streets during the march which took place amidst heightened security.

May 15, 2019, 19:31 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath's Kolkata rally cancelled after miscreants vandalise stage, thrash decorators

Yogi Adityanath's Kolkata rally cancelled after miscreants vandalise stage, thrash decorators

Adityanath was scheduled to address three rallies -- in North 24 Parganas district`s Habra, north Kolkata`s Phoolbagan Gate and south Kolkata`s Behala ahead of the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls

May 15, 2019, 14:52 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath denied permission for Kolkata rally, BJP blames Trinamool Congress

Yogi Adityanath denied permission for Kolkata rally, BJP blames Trinamool Congress

BJP sources said the local administration had withdrawn permission for Adityanath's May 15 rally in Behala's James Long Sarani after initially giving the go-ahead.

May 14, 2019, 22:21 PM IST
Seen at Mamata Banerjee's rally, Election Commission transfers Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma

Seen at Mamata Banerjee's rally, Election Commission transfers Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma

The Election Commission of India on Friday transferred Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma and Bidhannagar Police Commissioner Gyanwant Singh in view of the poll preparedness. 

Apr 05, 2019, 23:00 PM IST
Calcutta HC orders Abhishek Banerjee’s wife to appear before Kolkata customs office on April 8

Calcutta HC orders Abhishek Banerjee’s wife to appear before Kolkata customs office on April 8

The court also ordered the customs to not take any coercive step against Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira Naroola.

Apr 04, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
Sparks in third rail hit Kolkata Metro services

Sparks in third rail hit Kolkata Metro services

According to Kolkata Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee, the sparks were noticed at 8.25am when a down train from Noapara was approaching the Dumdum station.

Mar 07, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
'Burqa-clad' man beaten up in Kolkata on suspicions of being child-lifter, 17 arrested

'Burqa-clad' man beaten up in Kolkata on suspicions of being child-lifter, 17 arrested

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had alleged that attempts were being made to disturb peace in West Bengal, with "burqa-clad men" being sent to streets to create panic amid rumours of child lifting.

Feb 24, 2019, 07:12 AM IST