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Kolkata bridge collapse: Death toll climbs to 3 as CM Mamata Banerjee calls emergency meeting

Kolkata bridge collapse: Death toll climbs to 3 as CM Mamata Banerjee calls emergency meeting

Mamata Banerjee has sought a report from engineers regarding the cause of the bridge collapse.

Sep 06, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

Majerhat bridge collapse: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for deceased

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the person who died after a portion of Majerhat bridge in the West Bengal capital collapsed on

Sep 05, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

Zee Exclusive: PWD floated tender for maintenance of Majherhat bridge in April

The e-tender, issued by PWD Alipore Division, lists out the repair work that needs to be undertaken.

Sep 05, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

At least one killed, 25 injured as 40-year-old Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata

The Majerhat bridge collapsed at around 4.45 pm, following which fire tenders, ambulances and teams of NDRF and local police rushed to the spot.

Sep 04, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapse 'deeply unfortunate'; my thoughts are with families of victims: PM Narendra Modi

Majerhat bridge collapse 'deeply unfortunate'; my thoughts are with families of victims: PM Narendra Modi

A bridge collapsed in Majerhat area of south Kolkata in West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon.

Sep 04, 2018, 19:26 PM IST
Syndicate government: Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata triggers political war of words

Syndicate government: Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata triggers political war of words

Babul Supriyo blamed the West Bengal government for not paying any attention to several flyovers in Kolkata which are in depleted condition.

Sep 04, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
Relief and rescue is our priority, says Mamata Banerjee on Majerhat flyover collapse

Relief and rescue is our priority, says Mamata Banerjee on Majerhat flyover collapse

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is in Darjeeling, expressed her deep anguish over the Majerhat flyover collapse in Kolkata while directing the state machinery to carry out the relief

Sep 04, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata: What we know so far

Majerhat bridge collapses in Kolkata: What we know so far

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is currently in Darjeeling said that the top priority of the officials is to rescue people.

Sep 04, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
West Bengal minister claims no deaths in Majerhat bridge collapse, says those trapped rescued

West Bengal minister claims no deaths in Majerhat bridge collapse, says those trapped rescued

While initial reports said that at least 5 people had died in the Majerhat bridge collapse, a West Bengal minister said that there were no reports of any casualty.

Sep 04, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Plastic bags found in Kolkata had medical waste, not newborns, clarify officials

Plastic bags found in Kolkata had medical waste, not newborns, clarify officials

The 14 plastic bags recovered from a vacant piece of land in the southern part of Kolkata contained only medical waste and not bodies of newborns or foetuses as stated earlier, police said on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Cops to scan CCTVs for clues after bodies of 14 newborns found dumped in Kolkata

Cops to scan CCTVs for clues after bodies of 14 newborns found dumped in Kolkata

According to the police, no human tissues were found in the plastic bags in which the bodies were wrapped.

Sep 02, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
Bodies of 14 newborns found at vacant plot in South Kolkata, probe begins

Bodies of 14 newborns found at vacant plot in South Kolkata, probe begins

The bodies were found in various stages of decomposition during a cleaning programme on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2018, 17:44 PM IST
Kolkata man makes video, 4000 posters to confess love for woman he saw on train

Kolkata man makes video, 4000 posters to confess love for woman he saw on train

He made a video of himself confessing his love and also posted it on video sharing platform YouTube. He even gave a link of the video on the posters that he got made. 

Aug 30, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Amit Shah summoned by Kolkata court in criminal defamation case filed by Mamata Banerjee's nephew

Amit Shah summoned by Kolkata court in criminal defamation case filed by Mamata Banerjee's nephew

On August 13, a legal notice was sent to Shah in which Abhishek had sought an apology from him for allegedly making defamatory statements against him.

Aug 29, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Hasin Jahan loses maintenance litigation against husband Mohammed Shami

Hasin Jahan loses maintenance litigation against husband Mohammed Shami

Hasin Jahan had demanded Rs. 7 lakh per month as family maintenance.

Aug 17, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee sends legal notice to Amit Shah

Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee sends legal notice to Amit Shah

A legal notice was sent by Abhishek Banerjee's lawyer after Amit Shah in a rally organized on August 11 accused the former of being involved in Saradha Chit fund scam. 

Aug 13, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Somnath Chatterjee passes away, his Kolkata's chamber still waits for him

Somnath Chatterjee passes away, his Kolkata's chamber still waits for him

Chatterjee's chamber is studded with books of laws, politics and has witnessed political gatherings and client meetings.

Aug 13, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
'Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back' posters surface ahead of Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata

'Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back' posters surface ahead of Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata

Posters reading 'Anti-Bengal BJP Go Back' were seen around the rally's venue.

Aug 11, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
Kolkata airport asks passengers to check-in three hours before departure

Kolkata airport asks passengers to check-in three hours before departure

Kamalakshya Bhattacharjee reports that special security screening will take place till August 20.

Aug 10, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

From Cappuccino to grilled sandwich, everything is available at Cafe Positive. The dishes are prepared by the teens themselves and at an affordable price.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:28 PM IST