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No change in Kolkata's warmth in 24 years, says Che's daughter AleidaLegendary revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara's daughter Aleida has said the warmth of Kolkata has remained the same as it was during her earlier visit 24 years ago. She expressed happiness at the..
Violence erupts in heart of Kolkata as ISF protesters clash with copsSupporters of Indian Secular Front (ISF), the political party that has a lone representative in the assembly from Bhangar, clashed with police in the heart of the city on Saturday which left the city..
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Who is Jakir Hossain, TMC MLA from whose house Income Tax department seized over Rs 10 croreIn Murshidabad and Kolkata, IT department has seized more than Rs 10 crore in cash from properties of TMC MLA Jakir Hossain.
Kolkata cops chase down two techies with IS links, arrest them
BIS raids airports, ports & malls, seizes non-certified Chinese toysThe BIS chief said raids have been conducted at airports in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Pune. The drive will continue for next one month. Import, manufacturing, storage and sale of..
Purity of river Ganga our common heritage, must handover to future generations in same condition: PM ModiPrime Minister Modi chaired the National Ganga Council meeting held on Friday via video conferencing in Kolkata. During the meeting, PM Modi also emphasised on ways to enhance various forms of herbal..
Underwater metro: Tunnel under Hooghly river to connect Kolkata-Howrah, cut travel time by 50 mins; start date, detailsFrom becoming India's first city to get metro rail in 1984, Kolkata is now set to be graced with another first in the underwater metro experience.
TMC, BJP trade jibes over cancellation of Arijit gigLeaders of West Bengal’s Trinamool Congress and Opposition BJP exchanged barbs on Thursday over the cancellation of a scheduled concert of singer Arijit Singh in New Town area near Kolkata. BJP..
Flyers fight on Thai flight to Kolkata; BCAS starts probe
Jharkhand actor's spouse held for her murder, had spun robbery taleThe husband of slain Jharkhand actor-YouTuber Riya Kumari was arrested early Thursday and charged with murder, destruction of evidence, torture and criminal conspiracy, hours after he allegedly spun a..
Police complaint against those involved in scuffle onboard Bangkok-Kolkata flight, says Union minister Jyotiraditya ScindiaA police complaint has been filed against those involved in a midair scuffle onboard a Thai flight enroute from Bangkok to Kolkata, Union aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said.He tweeted that..
Viral fight in plane: What happened onboard Bangkok-Kolkata flight? Why did passengers come to blows?Video clip of the December 26 incident where a passenger is seen losing his temper and repeatedly slapping a co-flyer have gone viral on social media.
Special 26 recreated: How fake CBI officers loot Rs 30 lakh and jewellery in KolkataThe victim businessman claimed that the men left with Rs 30 lakh and jewellery worth another several lakh.
‘City of Joy’ author Dominique Lapierre dies at 91Dominique Lapierre, who spoke Bengali fluently and was conferred the Padma Bhushan in 2008, founded the City of Joy Foundation to rescue children suffering from leprosy from the slums of Kolkata. Set..
Former West Bengal minister and veteran CPI-M leader Manab Mukherjee passes away at 67Manab Mukherjee was a five-time MLA from Beleghata Assembly constituency in Kolkata from 1987 and 2006.
Gaming app honcho held after he refuses to give ED informationThe Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken into custody Aamir Khan, the Kolkata-based promoter of gaming app E-nuggets, who has been found laundering money out of the country using cryptocurrencies...
38 Indian nationals duped of job offers in Myanmar repatriatedThirty-eight Indian nationals, who were duped of job offers in Myanmar and were made to work under harsh conditions, have been repatriated to India, the Indian Embassy in Myanmar said on Thursday. The..
Kolkata CM Mamata Banerjee apologises for TMC minister's remark on President Droupadi Murmu's looksBengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday apologised for her minister Akhil Giri's comments on President Droupadi Murmu's looks. "TMC condemns Giri's comments. The party does not make personal remarks..
Google features artwork by Kolkata boy who won 2022 doodle contestGoogle on Monday celebrated the winners of the 2022 Doodle for Google competition and featured a doodle by Shlok Mukherjee from Kolkata, who won from India this year. Shlok doodled his hope for..
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Woman who gave birth to girl found ‘bound’ and dead at Kolkata government hospital
‘Is it act of god or act of fraud?’, Congress trolls PM Modi over Gujarat bridge collapseThe Congress has trolled Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the collapse of a hanging bridge in Morbi in election-bound Gujarat even though its leader Rahul Gandhi refused to “politicise” the issue...
Citing ‘prior commitments’, Amit Shah cancels Kolkata visit; East Zone Council meet put off
Irish educator working in Kolkata for 62 years to leave over visa issuesMacCarthaigh recalled growing up in Ireland when Protestants and Catholics were at each other’s throats and his homeland was badly off on many fronts. “I got no love… I was one of 11 children. We..
Kolkata beats other metros with cleanest post-Diwali airThe AQI on Monday evening, when the city celebrated Kali Puja and Diwali, was consistently in the "satisfactory" range, never leaving the 50s, even though instances of firecracker violations began to..
Where did Sitrang get its name from and what it means? Know how cyclones are namedWinds may reach 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph in Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, and West Midnapore on Tuesday and 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph on Monday.
Biju Patnaik's Dakota aircraft to be transported to Odisha soon from KolkataThe Odisha government is set to bring to the state the iconic Dakota aircraft of former chief minister Biju Patnaik from Kolkata, with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) having agreed to hand over..
PM Modi to launch 'Rozgar Mela' recruitment drive today, over 100 recruitees to get offer lettersAt the Kolkata venue, appointment letters will be handed over to new recruitees of different Ministries/Departments at Swami Vivekananda Auditorium.
Cyclone alert: Possible cyclone likely to struck east coast on Tuesday, check full list of states on alertDeputy director-general of Regional Met Centre in Kolkata said that it is likely to cause light to moderate rain in Kolkata on October 24 and 25.
Violent clashes between two groups in Kolkata's Ekbalpur: Know what happened, timeline of eventsViolent clashes erupted between two groups in Kolkata's Ekbalpur on Monday, which led to prohibitory orders being imposed in the area.
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Mahatma Gandhi look-alike 'Mahishasura' idol at Kolkata's Durga Puja pandal sparks controversyThe idol of the Mahishasura at a small puja held by the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha in Kolkata, mirrored Mahatma Gandhi, which caused controversy.
West Bengal: Kolkata kicks off Durga Puja 2022 festivities, security beefed up for DurgotsavaDurga Puja will begin on October 1 and will go on till October 5. Durga Puja ends with Dussehra and is celebrated as a victory of good over evil.
Gaming app scam: Bitcoins worth ₹13cr attachedThe Enforcement Directorate has attached Rs 13 crore worth of crypto currency Bitcoin of Aamir Khan of Kolkata from whose premises the agency had earlier this month recovered over Rs 17 crore in..
Kolkata's Muslim-organised Pujas send out a message of harmonyThe Alimuddin Street puja was revived by local Muslims after a 16-year break last year. This time, nuns from Missionaries of Charity will join their Hindu neighbours in the carnival. A six-member..
Centre sets stiffer 40% air pollution reduction target for cities by 2026Delhi's PM10 level reduced from 241g/m3 in 2017 to 196 g/m3 in 2021-22. Similarly, the PM10 level in Mumbai reduced from 151g/m3 in 2017 to 106 g/m3 in 2021-22 whereas it reduced from 119 g/m3 in 2017..
Partha Chatterjee remanded to judicial custody till October 5The special court had on September 16 given CBI the custody of Partha Chatterjee till Wednesday on a prayer by the agency for questioning him in connection with the case, which it is investigating on..
Body found in Oyo room, couple from Kolkata rented roomOyo Room: The woman has been identified as Kanti Devi.
Crimes against women: Which are the safest, most unsafe cities in India?Crime in India report 2021 shows that Kolkata is the safest city in India and Delhi the most unsafe.
Bengal teachers hiring 'scam': ED attaches over Rs 46 crore assets of ex-min Partha Chatterjee, aidThe attached properties include 40 immovable assets such as a farmhouse, flats and "prime land" located in Kolkata worth a total Rs 40.33 crore, apart from Rs 7.89 crore worth deposits kept in 35 bank..
Maharashtra FDA cancels Johnson & Johnson baby powder licence over poor qualityThe judgment was made after the Central Drugs Laboratory in Kolkata agreed with the Maharashtra FDA's 2019 report deeming the goods sub-standard.
West Bengal SSC scam: CBI searches at 6 locations in Delhi, KolkataThe CBI on Thursday conducted searches at six locations in Delhi and Kolkata at the premises of a software company in connection with the West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) scam, officials..
Day after Calcutta high court ruling, Bengal rushes to SC on VC appointment