Kolkata News

Four week breather for Mamata Banerjee's Minister from CBI grilling

Four week breather for Mamata Banerjee's Minister from CBI grilling

The West Bengal minister was to appear before the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in the appointment of assistant teachers in state government-aided schools.

Apr 13, 2022, 13:01 PM IST
Shaheed Diwas: PM Modi to inaugurate Biplobi Bharat Gallery at Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata today

Shaheed Diwas: PM Modi to inaugurate Biplobi Bharat Gallery at Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata today

March 23 is observed as Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs` Day to pay tribute to Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. 

Mar 23, 2022, 09:36 AM IST
A day ahead of Bhabanipur bypolls, Section 144 imposed in 200-metre radius of polling booths

A day ahead of Bhabanipur bypolls, Section 144 imposed in 200-metre radius of polling booths

The restrictions by Kolkata Police will be imposed till the conclusion of voting for the bypolls on September 30. 

Sep 29, 2021, 07:33 AM IST
'Need not worry, situation under control': West Bengal health secy amid spurt in cases of fever

'Need not worry, situation under control': West Bengal health secy amid spurt in cases of fever

NS Nigam told reporters that 'the situation is under control'.

Sep 17, 2021, 00:13 AM IST
Oppn meet: Mamata Banerjee asks leaders to fight against BJP unitedly

Oppn meet: Mamata Banerjee asks leaders to fight against BJP unitedly

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee speaks to opposition parties to put aside differences and focus on the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. 

Aug 20, 2021, 22:52 PM IST
Fake COVID-19 vaccination camps: Kolkata Police includes attempt-to-murder charge against main accused

Fake COVID-19 vaccination camps: Kolkata Police includes attempt-to-murder charge against main accused

The main accused Debanjan Deb and his accomplices have also been charged with criminal conspiracy, forgery and cheating.

Jun 27, 2021, 08:15 AM IST
 9 dead in massive Kolkata fire, PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives, announces compensation

9 dead in massive Kolkata fire, PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives, announces compensation

At least 20 fire tenders and two hydraulic ladders were pressed into service to douse the blaze.

Mar 09, 2021, 07:37 AM IST
West Bengal BJP leader Pamela Goswami's drugs case taken over by Kolkata Police's detectives

West Bengal BJP leader Pamela Goswami's drugs case taken over by Kolkata Police's detectives

Pamela Goswami, the state secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), was also reportedly taken by the sleuths of the city police to the parlour she allegedly owns in the New Town area. They

Feb 22, 2021, 23:52 PM IST
Vishwa Hindu Parishad attacks Mamata Banerjee on her protest over 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

Vishwa Hindu Parishad attacks Mamata Banerjee on her protest over 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

The VHP leadership on Sunday (January 24) Came down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for not delivering her speech at the main 'Parakram Diwas' celebration hereafter 'Jai Shri

Jan 24, 2021, 15:59 PM IST
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had dreamt of strong India; from LAC to LOC, we are following his footsteps, says PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had dreamt of strong India; from LAC to LOC, we are following his footsteps, says PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata

PM Modi during an event on Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary at Kolkata's famous Victoria Memorial said, "Whenever our sovereignty was challenged, we gave a befitting reply. Netaji had

Jan 23, 2021, 18:54 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee refuses to address Netaji event in Kolkata after crowd shouts 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of PM Narendra Modi -- Watch

Mamata Banerjee refuses to address Netaji event in Kolkata after crowd shouts 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of PM Narendra Modi -- Watch

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday refused to address the event on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata after the crowd raised 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of Prime Minister

Jan 23, 2021, 17:41 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata, pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose at Netaji Bhavan

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata, pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose at Netaji Bhavan

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Kolkata on the occasion of Parakarm Divas and paid tributes to Subhas Chandra Bose at the Netaji Bhavan. PM Modi also attended the international conference on

Jan 23, 2021, 17:05 PM IST
Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee remains 'critical'

Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee remains 'critical'

Veteran CPI-M leader and former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee remained critical on Friday but he is responding to medical treatment, sources said.

Dec 11, 2020, 14:57 PM IST
CBI arrests BSF officer Satish Kumar in connection with cattle smuggling case

CBI arrests BSF officer Satish Kumar in connection with cattle smuggling case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday (November 17, 2020) arrested the then commandant of 36 Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF), Satish Kumar in connection with a cattle

Nov 17, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gives 'Durga Puja' gift to Kolkata, inaugurates Phoolbagan metro station

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gives 'Durga Puja' gift to Kolkata, inaugurates Phoolbagan metro station

The first phase of the East-West metro from Salt Lake Stadium to Salt Lake Sector V was inaugurated by Goyal on February 13 in 2020.

Oct 04, 2020, 20:16 PM IST
NIA court grants transit remand to 6 Al Qaeda terrorists arrested in West Bengal

NIA court grants transit remand to 6 Al Qaeda terrorists arrested in West Bengal

The six arrested persons suspected to be Al Qaeda terrorists were produced before the NIA Special Court in Kolkata.

Sep 20, 2020, 00:26 AM IST
NIA court convicts two more accused in Burdwan blast case, awards 7-year jail term

NIA court convicts two more accused in Burdwan blast case, awards 7-year jail term

The case pertains to a powerful bomb (IED) blast that took place on the first floor of a house in the busy Khagragarh locality of Burdwan district of West Bengal on October 2, 2014. 

Sep 15, 2020, 19:47 PM IST
Police arrests 3 for taking photos of women, making lewd comments in Kolkata restaurant

Police arrests 3 for taking photos of women, making lewd comments in Kolkata restaurant

"When protested, the three allegedly attacked the women and outraged the modesty of the complainant," the officer said, adding that CCTV footage of the restaurant is being checked.

Sep 07, 2020, 23:33 PM IST
Two fake Indian currency note smugglers sentenced to four years in jail by NIA special court in Kolkata

Two fake Indian currency note smugglers sentenced to four years in jail by NIA special court in Kolkata

During the investigation, it was revealed that the accused had hatched a criminal conspiracy for procuring and circulating fake Indian currency notes in India. 

Sep 05, 2020, 18:59 PM IST
Driver of app-based cab apprehended for molesting woman passenger in Kolkata

Driver of app-based cab apprehended for molesting woman passenger in Kolkata

Both the woman and the driver were taken to Garfa police station and the man was arrested after a formal complaint was lodged against him.

Aug 24, 2020, 16:21 PM IST