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Left trade unions block railway track in Bengal against Centre's new labour laws
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Malaika Arora shows her batting skills in Mumbai
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Watch: Bihar, Bengal CM celebrate Chhath Puja; devotees at ghats
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Chhath Puja celebrated in Kolkata, CM Mamata visits Takta Ghat
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CM Mamata pays last respects to actor Soumitra Chatterjee
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Kali Puja: Devotees offer prayers in Kolkata
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Kolkata shopkeepers face losses amid COVID-hit festive season
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BJP will form govt in WB with over 200 seats: Amit Shah
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Amit Shah shares lunch with Matua family in Kolkata
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Amit Shah meets Padma Bhushan Pt Ajoy Chakrabarty in Kolkata
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Amit Shah offers prayers at Dakshineswar Kali Temple in Kolkata
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Amit Shah arrives in Kolkata for 2-day visit
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Muslim organisations carry out protest against French President in Kolkata
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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina sends Durga Puja gifts to West Bengal CM Mamata BanerjeeThe gifts were sent to West Bengal through the Benapole checkpost in Jashore early on Sunday, and Bangladesh's Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata delivered them to the West Bengal Chief Minister's..
Covid-19: Calcutta high court orders all Durga Puja pandals in Bengal be declared no-entry zonesThe Calcutta high court on Monday ordered that all Durga Puja pandals across the state be declared no-entry zones to prevent the spread of Covid-19. For small pandals, barricades will have to be put up..
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Nabanno Chalo: BJP slams Bengal police for using 'chemical-filled' water cannons, Mamata govt refutes chargesThe BJP on Thursday slammed the West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee for its ''brutal crackdown'' on BJP workers and alleged that the water cannons used by the cops to disperse the peaceful..
Kolkata gets 'Durga Puja' gift as Piyush Goyal inaugurates Phoolbagan metro stationAhead of Durga Puja celebrations in West Bengal, Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal on Sunday (October 4) inaugurated the Phoolbagan station of Kolkata's East-West Metro corridor.
Coast Guard vessels douse fire on container ship X-Press Godavari, ship being escorted to KolkataThe container ship X-Press Godavari was in anchorage off Sandheads, which is over a 100kms away from the Haldia port in West Bengal.
Income Tax Department raids businesses across Jharkhand, West BengalThe group is engaged in trading of various commodities, production of vanaspati ghee, real estate and tea estates. The group also has real estate projects in Kolkata.
Top N-scientist Sekhar Basu dies of CovidEminent nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu died of Covid-19 in a Kolkata hospital early Thursday, bringing the curtain down on a career that saw him championing major research and development programmes as..
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Kolkata man arrested for making 'threat calls' to Uddhav Thackeray, Sanjay Raut, other Maharashtra politicosPosing as an associate of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim, the accused in Kolkata had allegedly made threat calls to Chief Minister and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, Nationalist Congress..
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Flight operations at Kolkata, Bagdogra airports to remain suspended on lockdown days in SeptemberEarlier, the West Bengal government had written to the Civil Aviation Ministry seeking suspension of flight operations on lockdown days.
WB govt allows flights from 6 cities with high COVID-19 cases from Sept 1Earlier, the Kolkata airport has announced an extension on restrictions of flights arriving in Kolkata from six cities--Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad, till August 31 in view of..
Metro services in Kolkata to resume, flights from COVID hotspots to operate thrice a week from September: MamataShe also said that there would be a complete lockdown on September 7, 11 and 12.
Flight services from hotspot states to Kolkata will resume from September: Mamata BanerjeeWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced a series of relaxations by allowing to resume flights operations from six Covid hotspot states, but extended the closure of educational..
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West Bengal Lockdown: Complete list of COVID-19 containment zones in Kolkata, HowrahWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier announced that bi-weekly complete lockdown in the state will be on August 2, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 22, 23, 29, 30.
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WB govt extends restriction on flights to Kolkata from six cities till Aug 15Earlier, on July 17, flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad were suspended on the request of West Bengal government till July 31.
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Kolkata: Eden Gardens to be used as COVID-19 quarantine facility for police personnelKolkata Police can now use the galleries of Eden Gardens stadium as a makeshift quarantine facility, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Friday said.
West Bengal Complete Lockdown: List of containment zones in Kolkata, Howrah, North 24 Parganas, other districtsThe West Bengal government had on Tuesday decided to impose strict lockdown in COVID-19 affected areas by clubbing together containment zones and buffer zones near them from July 9. CM Mamata Banerjee..
West Bengal containment zones lockdown for 7 days from July 9, police to be strict: Mamata BanerjeeHere is the complete list of containment zones in Kolkata, Howrah and North 24 Parganas which will be placed under complete lockdown from July 9.
WB lockdown tommorow: Check full list of containment zonesKolkata city has 33 containment zones. Meanwhile, South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal have 155 and 219 zones respectively.
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From July 6-19, domestic flights from these six cities won't land in KolkataThe decision was taken on the request of West Bengal Government in view of COVID-19, said Kolkata Airport Director.
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