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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BJP sources said the local administration had withdrawn permission for Adityanath's May 15 rally in Behala's James Long Sarani after initially giving the go-ahead.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
CBI files affidavit on plea seeking contempt proceedings against Rajeev Kumar

CBI files affidavit on plea seeking contempt proceedings against Rajeev Kumar

The CBI had filed the contempt plea in the apex court against three officers for alleged willful and deliberate violation of top court orders.

Feb 24, 2019, 00:25 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee urges people to respect all languages

Mamata Banerjee urges people to respect all languages

"Best wishes to all on International Mother Language Day. Respect all languages but take pride in your mother tongue," she tweeted.

Feb 21, 2019, 13:15 PM IST
Retired IPS officer Gourab Dutta found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in Kolkata

Retired IPS officer Gourab Dutta found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in Kolkata

Gourab Dutta was found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in West Bengal's capital Kolkata.

Feb 20, 2019, 09:23 AM IST
Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar gets transferred, Anuj Sharma takes charge as new Kolkata police commissioner

Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar gets transferred, Anuj Sharma takes charge as new Kolkata police commissioner

Kumar is accused of tampering the evidence in connection with the Saradha scam.

Feb 19, 2019, 14:24 PM IST
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