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Shopkeepers who help nab plastic bag suppliers to be rewarded in Kolkata

Shopkeepers who help nab plastic bag suppliers to be rewarded in Kolkata

Mayor of Kolkata, Firhad Hakim is seen visiting various places to educate people on the matter and help the city go 'plastic-free'. On Sunday, he went to inspect the markets situated in South Kolkata

Dec 01, 2019, 19:22 PM IST
Respond to SOS calls and complaints of crime against women: Kolkata Police chief tells officers

Respond to SOS calls and complaints of crime against women: Kolkata Police chief tells officers

Sharma passed these instructions while interacting with them on Kolkata Police’s internal Whatsapp group.

Nov 30, 2019, 21:08 PM IST
West Bengal: Clashes erupt between BJP, TMC workers over Dilip Ghosh's visit to North 24 Parganas

West Bengal: Clashes erupt between BJP, TMC workers over Dilip Ghosh's visit to North 24 Parganas

The police rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control. The cops also resorted to lathi-charge to stop the agitated supporters of the political parties from fanning violence in the region

Nov 30, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
West Bengal: In a first, robots to join firefighting team in Kolkata; know more

West Bengal: In a first, robots to join firefighting team in Kolkata; know more

After two months these robots will be incorporated to fight fire in Kolkata. The robots are designed to fight fire mainly in the areas where it becomes difficult for human firefighters to get inside.

Nov 30, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
2 minor girls gangraped by 3 men in south Kolkata

2 minor girls gangraped by 3 men in south Kolkata

On the day a heinous crime of rape and murder of a woman doctor in Hyderabad came to light, two minor girls in South Kolkata were raped in a broad daylight, police officials said.

Nov 30, 2019, 07:21 AM IST
CISF nabs man at Kolkata airport with gold biscuits worth Rs 8.2 lakh covered in horse excreta

CISF nabs man at Kolkata airport with gold biscuits worth Rs 8.2 lakh covered in horse excreta

In a major shocking incident, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) nabbed a man with gold biscuits worth Rs 8.2 lakh covered in horse excreta at the Kolkata airport on Friday. 

Nov 30, 2019, 06:19 AM IST
Saradha chit fund scam: SC notice to former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on CBI's appeal challenging anticipatory bail

Saradha chit fund scam: SC notice to former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on CBI's appeal challenging anticipatory bail

Former Kolkata commissioner Rajeev Kumar was granted interim protection from arrest by the Calcutta High Court on October 1. Challenging the High Court's order, CBI had moved the Supreme Court

Nov 29, 2019, 13:39 PM IST
TMC clean sweeps West Bengal assembly by-election, wins all three seats

TMC clean sweeps West Bengal assembly by-election, wins all three seats

Bengal's ruling party won all three seats in the Assembly bypolls, snatching Kaliaganj and Kharagpur from its opponents while retaining Karimpur.

Nov 28, 2019, 18:07 PM IST
Politics of arrogance won't work, people rejected BJP: CM Mamata Banerjee after TMC's win in West Bengal Assembly by-election

Politics of arrogance won't work, people rejected BJP: CM Mamata Banerjee after TMC's win in West Bengal Assembly by-election

Taking to Twitter, CM Banerjee posted a picture saying, "Politics of arrogance will not work. People have rejected the BJP. Ek, dui, teen, BJP ke biday di (One, Two, Three, Let's bid adieu to the BJP

Nov 28, 2019, 14:29 PM IST
Watch live streaming of West Bengal Assembly by-election results on Zee News

Watch live streaming of West Bengal Assembly by-election results on Zee News

Over 7.34 lakh eligible voters were entitled to vote in 801 polling stations to choose their representatives from among 18 candidates, including three women.

Nov 28, 2019, 07:37 AM IST
West Bengal Assembly by-polls: Counting of votes on November 28

West Bengal Assembly by-polls: Counting of votes on November 28

The counting of votes for the by-elections held in three assembly seats in West Bengal- Kaliaganj (SC), Karimpur and Kharagpur Sadar will be held on Thursday (November 28). The counting will begin at

Nov 27, 2019, 23:22 PM IST
Cyclone Bulbul: Centre gives over Rs 419 crore to WB, Rs 552 crore to Odisha under SDRF, says MoS Rai

Cyclone Bulbul: Centre gives over Rs 419 crore to WB, Rs 552 crore to Odisha under SDRF, says MoS Rai

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that during the year 2019-20, central share amounting to Rs. 414.90 crore to West Bengal and Rs. 552.00 crore to Odisha has been

Nov 27, 2019, 21:54 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar targets CM Mamata Banerjee, says Constitutional head of state has been compromised

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar targets CM Mamata Banerjee, says Constitutional head of state has been compromised

West Bengal Governor Jadgeep Dhankar claimed that "constitutional head of the state has been compromised" under Mamata Banerjee-led government. 

Nov 27, 2019, 06:43 AM IST
Heard freedom at midnight, heard government at midnight: Mamata on Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in ceremony

Heard freedom at midnight, heard government at midnight: Mamata on Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in ceremony

Banerjee launched a blistering attack on the Maharashtra governor and questioned the manner in which the President’s rule was withdrawn from the state.

Nov 26, 2019, 22:14 PM IST
Power of Constitution forced Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar to resign, says Mamata Banerjee

Power of Constitution forced Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar to resign, says Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said that Devendra Fadnavis did the right thing by resigning as he did not have the majority. 

Nov 26, 2019, 20:48 PM IST
West Bengal byelections register over 75% polling; BJP candidate roughed up

West Bengal byelections register over 75% polling; BJP candidate roughed up

Over 7.34 lakh voters were eligible to vote in 801 polling stations to choose their representatives from among 18 candidates, including three women.

Nov 25, 2019, 21:02 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee government to provide land to refugees

Mamata Banerjee government to provide land to refugees

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced at the state secretariat that all the refugees living in the state for over 40 years will be given a shelter.

Nov 25, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
On camera: BJP candidate kicked, punched by TMC workers during West Bengal bypoll

On camera: BJP candidate kicked, punched by TMC workers during West Bengal bypoll

The incident took place on Monday outside the Ghiyaghat Islampur Primary school booth under the Pipulkhola police station of Nadia district when Majumdar went to the spot on receiving allegations

Nov 25, 2019, 14:50 PM IST
Bypolls in 3 Assembly seats crucial test for TMC, BJP ahead of 2021 Assembly election in West Bengal

Bypolls in 3 Assembly seats crucial test for TMC, BJP ahead of 2021 Assembly election in West Bengal

The tussle between TMC and BJP intensified after this year’s Lok Sabha polls in which the BJP did exceedingly well to win 18 of the 42 seats. 

Nov 25, 2019, 07:19 AM IST
BJP, Trinamool Congress clash in Lok Sabha over para-teachers' strike

BJP, Trinamool Congress clash in Lok Sabha over para-teachers' strike

The spat between the two parties continued for over 10 minutes as Speaker Om Birla watched silently.

Nov 22, 2019, 20:24 PM IST