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Kolkata Municipal Corporation

ED questions Trinamool MLA in Narada sting case

Iqbal Ahmed and Sultan Ahmed were also questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the case.

Jul 12, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

Heavy monsoon showers leave Kolkata roads waterlogged

Several roads were waterlogged and traffic was thrown out of gear as the city experienced heavy downpour on Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

Narada tapes case: Sovan Chatterjee fails to appear before ED, given two weeks time

Several Trinamool Congress ministers, MLAs, MPs and an IPS officer had been allegedly implicated in the Narada tapes scam where they were purpotedly shown accepting money from journalist Mathew Samuels who posed as a businessman.

Jul 10, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Are your eggs safe to eat? 'Artificial eggs' made out of 'plastic' sold in Kolkata market; shopkeeper arrested

The sale of dangerous eggs came to light after a woman lodged a general diary with the Karaya police station alleging that plastic eggs are being sold in the market.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Resignation of Mayor demanded at Kolkata Municipal Corporation

The Opposition today demanded resignation of Mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Narada issue when he presented the budget for 2017/18 at the Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

Mar 18, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Kolkata civic body orders testing of bread samples

The CSE on Monday released a report which said that Indian bread manufacturers use potassium bromate and potassium iodate for treating flour while making bread.

May 25, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

Kolkata Municipal Corporation set to introduce online registration of births, deaths

To get rid of touts and help citizens in its 144 wards across the city with hassle-free registration of births and deaths, the KMC is all set to introduce an online system.

Jan 08, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

Know Kolkata crematorium availability on mobile app

Aming to help grieving families who have to wait in long queues to cremate body of their dear ones, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has launched a mobile application giving details about the availability of furnaces at city crematoriums.

Sep 20, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

'Child care leave' for non-govt employees too, says Mamata

Women employees of schools, colleges, universities, and urban and rural local bodies in West Bengal can now avail a 'child care leave' of 730 days, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Friday.

Jul 17, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to have no LOP

 Kolkata Municipal Corporation will have no Leader of Opposition, as none of the opposition parties managed to get the requisite numbers needed for the LOP status.

Jun 18, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

CBI sends missive to Kolkata Municipal Corporation in Saradha scam case

The Special Crime Branch of CBI has sent a letter to Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) seeking details about trade licenses given to the scam-tainted Saradha group for opening two offices in the city.

Jun 08, 2015, 22:59 PM IST

Kolkata civic poll results a wake-up call for national parties: NCP

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Wednesday said the civic poll results in favour of the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal should be a pointer to national parties that they must deliver on promises or people will vote them out.

Apr 29, 2015, 12:17 PM IST

Civic polls victory answer to Opposition's slander: Mamata Banerjee

With West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress sweeping the civic polls in the city and the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that the victory was an answer to the Opposition's slanderous campaign against her.

Apr 28, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Trinamool Congress secures landslide victory in West Bengal civic polls, big body blow to BJP, Left

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday won 70 out of 91 civic bodies across the state while retaining control of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC).

Apr 28, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

West Bengal civic polls: One dead in violence, 60 percent votes polled

One person was shot dead and another received bullet injuries in West Bengal during polling for 91 civic bodies on Saturday.

Apr 25, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

West Bengal civic polls: As it happened

Shortly after voting began for West Bengal civic polls, incidents of violence were reported from several areas including Burdwan district where a TMC worker was shot dead.

Apr 25, 2015, 08:44 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee rubbishes opposition's allegation on KMC poll

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday refuted opposition's charge of malpractices in Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election, saying that 32 companies of central forces would be coming for tomorrow's election to 91 municipalities across the state.

Apr 24, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

WBSEC yet to workout on demands of repoll in Kolkata Municipal Corporation

The West Bengal State Election Commission is yet to take any decision on the demands of repoll by a number of opposition parties in several polling booths of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

Apr 19, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

KMC polls: Mamata thanks administration, says 'police is man of the match'

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday thanked the administration for peaceful conduct of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections and expressed her gratitude to the people for turning out in large numbers to exercise their voting rights.

Apr 19, 2015, 00:54 AM IST

Opposition in West Bengal suffering from 'excusitis': TMC

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday said the polling for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election was conducted `peacefully` and alleged that the opposition was suffering from an illness called `excusitis`.

Apr 18, 2015, 20:18 PM IST