Kolkata News

TMC leadership seeks report on security threat to MLAs, party

TMC leadership seeks report on security threat to MLAs, party

The party leadership will finally submit a report to the state administration and police, and they will take a call on it.

Feb 15, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
Metro train stuck in Kolkata, services hit

Metro train stuck in Kolkata, services hit

The passengers were evacuated, and a truncated service was being run from Kavi Subhas to Girish Park stations.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation

Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation

CEC has sought an explanation from the Kolkata Police chief.

Feb 01, 2019, 18:15 PM IST
Smoke in Kolkata Metro, none injured

Smoke in Kolkata Metro, none injured

Services were disrupted for nearly 20-25 minutes following the incident.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
Ponzi scam: ED seizes TMC MP KD Singh's assets worth Rs 238 crore

Ponzi scam: ED seizes TMC MP KD Singh's assets worth Rs 238 crore

The authorities have also frozen several bank accounts linked to Singh.

Jan 28, 2019, 11:50 AM IST
Major fire at garment store in south Kolkata's Gariahat

Major fire at garment store in south Kolkata's Gariahat

There was no casualty in the mishap, also, nobody was injured. 

Jan 20, 2019, 10:38 AM IST
Mamata-led TMC rally in Kolkata: Here's what to expect

Mamata-led TMC rally in Kolkata: Here's what to expect

The day-long rally, which begins at noon, will be conducted on five stages or elevated platform.

Jan 19, 2019, 10:43 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address three rallies in West Bengal: State BJP chief

PM Narendra Modi to address three rallies in West Bengal: State BJP chief

PM Modi is also set to hold a Brigade rally on February 8.

Jan 18, 2019, 22:10 PM IST
Kolkata: 2 arrested for killing 16 puppies at hospital premises

Kolkata: 2 arrested for killing 16 puppies at hospital premises

Preliminary reports had said the puppies were beaten to death.

Jan 15, 2019, 21:32 PM IST
Jadavpur Univ prof's 'Virgin Bride' post triggers protests, students demand expulsion

Jadavpur Univ prof's 'Virgin Bride' post triggers protests, students demand expulsion

A professor of International Relations, Sarkar also stressed on celibacy and virginity as part of ethics and morality in a Facebook post.

Jan 15, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
Kicked doors, banged on window panes: Passengers recount metro horror

Kicked doors, banged on window panes: Passengers recount metro horror

Officials of the Kolkata metro, considered the city's lifeline, denied the charge and said the incident was reported at 5 pm and the process to douse the fire began at 5.02 pm. 

Dec 28, 2018, 00:18 AM IST
Fire breaks out onboard Kolkata metro, 16 passengers injured

Fire breaks out onboard Kolkata metro, 16 passengers injured

The incident took place on Thursday evening.

Dec 27, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
Man found living with mother's corpse in Kolkata's Salt Lake

Man found living with mother's corpse in Kolkata's Salt Lake

The police on Monday said they have found a man living with his mother's decomposed body in Kolkata's Salt Lake area.

Dec 24, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
CBI arrests noted journalist in Kolkata in connection with chit fund scam

CBI arrests noted journalist in Kolkata in connection with chit fund scam

The arrested scribe will be produced Friday before the Court of Special CJM in Bhubaneswar.

Dec 20, 2018, 22:16 PM IST
Eden Gardens to be differently-abled friendly

Eden Gardens to be differently-abled friendly

The CAB has also incorporated a Differently Abled Cricket Committee while amending its constitution.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:22 AM IST
Hakim elected Kolkata Mayor, pledges to make city pollution-free

Hakim elected Kolkata Mayor, pledges to make city pollution-free

The post of the mayor had fallen vacant after Sovan Chatterjee resigned following instructions from Mamata Banerjee.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
Minister Firhad Hakim elected new mayor of Kolkata

Minister Firhad Hakim elected new mayor of Kolkata

After senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee stepped down from the post of Kolkata mayor, Firhad Hakim was on Thursday elected as the new mayor of Kolkata. 

Nov 22, 2018, 21:03 PM IST
TMC leader Sovan Chatterjee quits as Kolkata Mayor

TMC leader Sovan Chatterjee quits as Kolkata Mayor

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee on Thursday resigned from the post of Kolkata mayor.

Nov 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
West Bengal to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on Nov 14

West Bengal to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on Nov 14

West Bengal government decided to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on November 14, to commemorate the first anniversary of the state's famous sweet getting Geographical Indication (GI) tag as 'Bengal's

Nov 07, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
Kolkata: Fire breaks out in high-rise office building on Park Street

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in high-rise office building on Park Street

A massive fire broke out in Apeejay House, a high-rise office building, located in the Park Street on Monday morning. At least 10 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. No reports of injuries or

Nov 05, 2018, 14:51 PM IST