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Woman found living with father's body for three days in Kolkata

Woman found living with father's body for three days in Kolkata

Body of the deceased was sent for post mortem and a probe has been started into the matter.

Aug 19, 2020, 23:05 PM IST
Durga idol in Kolkata sports silver mask, holds sanitisers to send message on COVID-19

Durga idol in Kolkata sports silver mask, holds sanitisers to send message on COVID-19

Traditionally, Khuti puja is performed on a wooden frame on which the clay idol is built and is usually performed on Ulta Rath Puja but this year it was delayed due to coronavirus.

Aug 17, 2020, 16:05 PM IST
Kolkata Airport suspends flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai, Ahmedabad from July 6 to July 19

Kolkata Airport suspends flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai, Ahmedabad from July 6 to July 19

As of Saturday morning, West Bengal has a total of 20,488 COVID-19 cases, out of which 6,200 are still active.

Jul 04, 2020, 16:34 PM IST
BSF driver who drove escort car for IMCT convoy in Kolkata tests positive

BSF driver who drove escort car for IMCT convoy in Kolkata tests positive

According to sources the driver who tested positive for COVID-19 was in an escort vehicle and so his chances of coming into contact with IMCT team are nil.

May 04, 2020, 21:39 PM IST
Calcutta High Court asks if Foreigners Act, 1946 relevant, stays ‘Leave India Notice’ to Polish student for anti-CAA rally

Calcutta High Court asks if Foreigners Act, 1946 relevant, stays ‘Leave India Notice’ to Polish student for anti-CAA rally

Kamil Sedchinski, studying for his post-graduate degree in the Department of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University, was summoned by the Foreigners’ Regional Registration Office and

Mar 06, 2020, 12:28 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hints at deletions, additions to Assembly address

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hints at deletions, additions to Assembly address

The state Cabinet on Monday had ratified a draft of the Governor's speech at the start of the Budget session on February 7 and sent it to him.

Feb 05, 2020, 18:07 PM IST
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