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Kolkata: The Archbishop of Kolkata, Father Thomas D'Souza, on Sunday reacted strongly to author Taslima Nasreen's controversial tweet criticising Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity founded by her.
Published 15-Jul-2018 22:15 IST | Updated 22:20 IST
Kolkata: A young woman committed suicide by hanging herself in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Sunday, police said.
Published 15-Jul-2018 21:47 IST
Kolkata: The indefinite fast of six students of the state run Calcutta Medical College and Hospital entered sixth day on Sunday. The fast was undertaken to press for their demand for accommodation in a new hostel which is allotted only for first year students, the agitating students said.
Published 15-Jul-2018 18:24 IST
Suri (WB): A newly constructed Trinamool Congress party office at Bolpur with a separate 'Thakur Ghar' having several deities installed in it has drawn flak from the BJP saying it's a cover on their "minority appeasement policy."
Published 15-Jul-2018 16:13 IST
Kolkata: Thousands of devotees chanting "Jai Jagannath" and "Hare Krishna" pulled the ropes, as West Bengal celebrated the Chariot Festival or Ratha Yatra, Lord Jagannath's annual visit to his aunt's house, with gaiety and religious fervour on Saturday. The centre-piece of the celebrations were twoMore
Published 14-Jul-2018 21:54 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday asked Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das to take care of his health and perform duties in accordance, days after he expressed desire to relinquish the post in the wake of an admission crisis in the varsity.
Published 14-Jul-2018 21:31 IST
Kolkata: In a shameful incident, a tuition teacher was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl on Friday in West Bengal's Bashirhat area. The incident took place in Merudandi village under Basirhat police station in North 24 Parganas district.
Published 14-Jul-2018 20:50 IST | Updated 21:42 IST
Kolkata: Asserting that the law and order situation has deteriorated in West Bengal, senior BJP leader Bizay Sonkar Shastri on Friday sought "immediate imposition" of President's Rule in the state. Shastri, during a press meet here, also accused the Trinamool Congress government of "persecuting"More
Published 14-Jul-2018 08:05 IST
Kolkata: Six senior students of the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital were on an indefinite fast for the fourth day on Friday demanding accommodation in the new hostel which is allotted only for first year students.
Published 14-Jul-2018 07:23 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hailed sprinter Hima Das, who became the first Indian woman to clinch a gold medal at a global event the World Under-20 Championships in Finland.
Published 13-Jul-2018 17:08 IST
Kolkata: Presidency University students union members on Thursday held a sit-in at the campus today in protest against what they describe as "abnormal hike" in counselling fee to courses in BA and BSc streams.
Published 13-Jul-2018 07:20 IST
Kolkata: A 17-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself while video chatting with his girlfriend on Whatsapp at Baruipur area in South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday.
Published 13-Jul-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: One of the two feuding groups of Mohun Bagan club on Thursday suggested names of six retired judges before the Calcutta High Court for supervising election to the 129-year-old institution.
Published 12-Jul-2018 22:50 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thusday passed an interim stay on a single bench order that declared "unconstitutional" a condition set by the West Bengal government for postgraduate medical students to practice rural health service for three years or pay Rs 30 lakh.
Published 12-Jul-2018 22:32 IST
Kolkata: CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said that law should be allowed to take its own course in the case of alleged child racket by Missionaries of Charity (MoC).
Published 12-Jul-2018 19:38 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal would try to prevail upon the GST Council for giving exemption to businesses having an annual turnover of up to Rs 50 lakh, the state's Finance Minister Amit Mitra said on Thursday.
Published 12-Jul-2018 19:29 IST
Kolkata: In a rare occurrence, a 185 kg Black Marlin fish which is usually found in the Pacific ocean, was caught near the shores of the Bay of Bengal on Thusday.
Published 12-Jul-2018 19:04 IST
Kolkata: A day after the Jharkhand police claimed to have rescued the third child allegedly "sold" by a Ranchi shelter home run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC), the order's headquarters in Kolkata on Thursday said it stood by its earlier statement that necessary action wasMore
Published 12-Jul-2018 18:06 IST
New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday urged Kolkata Police to immediately arrest the people responsible for allegedly sexually assaulting a 2-year-old boy at a playschool in the city.
Published 12-Jul-2018 17:24 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP of targeting the Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity and maligning it.
Published 12-Jul-2018 16:45 IST | Updated 16:49 IST

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