Kolkata

Amitabh Bachchan shocked to see empty Kolkata streets amid coronavirus lockdown

Kolkata holds a special place in the veteran actor's heart. He landed his first job in the city during 1962 and 1968 before trying his luck in Bollywood.

Mar 24, 2020, 15:49 PM IST

IndiGo staffer, mother harassed by neighbours in Kolkata suspecting coronavirus infection, seeks protection

According to Zee Media reports, Amrita Saha, an Indigo cabin crew member from Kolkata, had alleged in a viral video that she and her mother were being harassed by their neighbours.

Mar 24, 2020, 14:23 PM IST

N95 mask stocks disappear in Kolkata, police cracks down on hoarders

On Friday and Saturday, officers of Kolkata Police’s Enforcement Branch visited the medicine markets and raided the chemist shops besides carrying out searches to find whether any shopkeeper was found holding on to the stocks.

Mar 08, 2020, 07:31 AM IST

BJP workers who raised Goli Maro slogans in Kolkata remanded to police custody

On Monday, Kolkata Police produced the three BJP workers identified as Surendra Tiwari, Dhruba Basu and Pankaj Prasad at the local court. The police sought their police custody stating that their role must be investigated.

Mar 02, 2020, 18:46 PM IST

Trinamool Congress launches new mass outreach campaign 'Banglar Gorbo Mamata'

Trinamool Congress sources said the new mass outreach campaign would focus on the developmental work done by the Mamata Banerjee government since 2011.

Mar 02, 2020, 13:08 PM IST

CPI-M takes out protest march against Delhi violence in Kolkata

The rally, organised by the party`s Kolkata district committee, began from Entally Market and concluded at Park Circus, railing against the BJP and RSS and the attempts to foment violence in the national capital.

Feb 26, 2020, 21:40 PM IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah gets permission from police to hold public meeting in Kolkata on March 1

BJP had written to Kolkata Police on February 20, 2020 seeking permission to hold a public meeting at Shahid Minar Grounds congratulating him for Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Feb 24, 2020, 23:33 PM IST

India’s 1st underwater metro starts in West Bengal

India's first underwater train started in Kolkata which will go through a tunnel built inside Hooghly river. It will connect Kolkata to Howrah. Experts from Russia and Thailand also gave their inputs to built this underwater tunnel successfully inside the Hooghly river.

Feb 13, 2020, 21:14 PM IST

Miss Shefali, the queen of Kolkata cabaret dead at 74

Reportedly, Miss Shefali was suffering from a kidney ailment and had not been keeping well for quite some time now. 

Feb 06, 2020, 10:49 AM IST

West Bengal: BJP workers angry over prohibition on 'Bharat Mata' worship in Howrah

The worship of 'Bharat Mata' in Howrah, West Bengal has been banned by the police administration. The reason is being told that this ban has been imposed after the sale of the figurine of Mother India. After which BJP workers appeared annoyed.

Jan 26, 2020, 19:24 PM IST

Royal Bengal Tiger skin recovered in Kolkata in joint operation by forest department officials

Acting on a tip-off, the officers of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Wildlife Crime Control Cell and West Bengal Forest Directorate conducted a joint raid and recovered an old skin of Royal Bengal Tiger. The officers also arrested three persons in possession of the tiger skin.

Jan 23, 2020, 23:31 PM IST

Students raise 'Bharat Mata Se Azaadi' slogans in West Bengal's Kolkata

Students of several universities - including Kolkata's Jadavpur University - raised slogans of 'Bharat Mata Se Azaadi', ‘Kashmir Maange Azaadi’, ‘Assam Maange Azaadi’ during a protest in Kolkata on Wednesday (January 22). 

Jan 23, 2020, 12:00 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi renames Kolkata Port Trust after Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (January 12) renamed Kolkata Port Trust after Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of the BJP's predecessor Bharatiya Jan Sangh. 

Jan 12, 2020, 12:49 PM IST

PM Modi inaugurates Kolkata Port Trust's 150th-anniversary celebration, Mamata skips event

According to sources in Trinamool, the West Bengal CM was apparently miffed with PM Modi over his latest speech on Citizenship (Amendment) Act at a youth conference in Belur Math today.

Jan 12, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Youth fed lies, being misled on Citizenship Amendment Act, says PM Modi at Kolkata's Belur Math

PM Modi will also inaugurate an upgraded ship repair facility of Cochin-Kolkata unit at Netaji Subhas dry dock. He will return to Delhi after the programme.

Jan 12, 2020, 08:53 AM IST

Watch: 'Kya Kehta Hai India'; A platform to voice concerns

This is a special segment of Zee News that allows you to voice concern on one of the concurrent issue in the country. Watch this video to know more.

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Jan 11, 2020, 22:04 PM IST

PM Modi launches light-and-sound system of Howrah bridge in Millennium Park

The iconic Howrah Bridge will come to light on January 11 with a new sound and light show. The Light and Sound Show is a part of the 150th-anniversary celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT).

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Jan 11, 2020, 20:32 PM IST

Launched a national mission to protect culture, heritage of India: PM Modi in Kolkata

The PM also unveiled a statue at Old Currency Building in Kolkata in the presence of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and other dignitaries.

Jan 11, 2020, 18:58 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Why Mamata's Center Vs State on Citizenship Law?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met at Raj Bhavan on Saturday amid the protests across the city against the Citizenship Amendment Act. In the meeting with PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee cleared out that she doesn't want NRC and NPR in her state.

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Jan 11, 2020, 18:58 PM IST

Kolkata: Modi-Mamata meet at Raj Bhavan amidst citywide protests against CAA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met at Raj Bhavan on Saturday amid the protests across the city against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

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Jan 11, 2020, 17:38 PM IST