Kolkata: Indian pacer Mohammed Shami, facing charges of domestic violence and extra-marital affairs levelled by his estranged wife Hasin Jahan, stayed back in the city on Tuesday following summons from the Kolkata police while his team Delhi Daredevils flew to Bengaluru for their next IPL game.More
Published 17-Apr-2018 20:55 IST | Updated 22:35 IST
Kolkata: Strong winds of up to 98 km per hour accompanied by rains hit the West Bengal capital this evening as a northwester swept the city uprooting trees and affecting traffic movement, officials said "A nor'wester hit the city with a gale force of 98 km per hour around 7.42 pm," RegionalMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 22:02 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday again extended by a day till Wednesday its stay on West Bengal's Panchayat election process in view of the ongoing hearing of a case related to the polls. A single-judge bench of Justice Subrata Talukdar will hear the arguments by both the parties again inMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 18:44 IST
Kolkata: The National Company Law Tribunal's (NCLT) Kolkata bench on Monday approved Vedanta Ltd's resolution plan for the insolvent Electrosteel Steels Ltd.
Published 17-Apr-2018 17:08 IST
Kolkata: Calcutta University Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee announced that they will take several measures to curb the menace of ragging, from the next academic year. This move was adopted after four complaints of ragging were filed over the past six months.
Published 17-Apr-2018 17:04 IST
Kolkata: A CID officer of West Bengal was critically injured after he allegedly shot himself using his service revolver inside the agency's headquarters here on Tuesday morning, a senior CID officer said. Binay Bhattacharyya, a sub-inspector of the agency's Barasat section, allegedly shot himselfMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 15:34 IST
Kolkata: Reacting on reports of currency shortage in some states, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday, said the development was a reminder of demonetisation days. "Seeing reports of ATMs running out of cash in several States. Big notes missing. Reminder of #DeMonetisation days.
Published 17-Apr-2018 14:20 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the CPI(M), the Congress and the BJP of "deliberately delaying" the panchayat election process in the state. "The CPI(M), Congress and the BJP are three brothers who play one role in New Delhi and another in West Bengal. TheyMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 07:24 IST | Updated 07:32 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the CPI-M, Congress and the BJP of joining hands to "deliberately delay" the panchayat polls in the state and claimed they were shying away from the election because of their lack of public connect.
Published 16-Apr-2018 22:11 IST | Updated 22:13 IST
Kolkata: A single bench of the Calcutta High Court on Monday extended a stay on the panchayat election process in West Bengal till the next date of hearing as an appeal on the maintainability of a petition by the BJP is pending before a division bench. Justice Subrata Talukdar directed that he willMore
Published 16-Apr-2018 17:13 IST
Chennai: Unidentified persons assaulted RSS members who were involved in Silambam (a self-defence sport) training at a corporation ground at Nungambakkam in the city. Sources said as part of their routine sessions, members of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh were practising Silambam, when the gang ofMore
Published 16-Apr-2018 13:50 IST | Updated 13:59 IST
Kharagpur: The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will add 779 more seats exclusively for women applicants in the new academic session this year. Sayantani Saha, a student from IIT Kharagpur told ANI that the decision by the institutes will help in improving the problem of gender imbalance inMore
Published 16-Apr-2018 12:27 IST | Updated 12:47 IST
Kolkata: Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Sunday decried the violence centred around submission of nominations for the upcoming West Bengal panchayat elections, saying it was doubtful if the Trinamool Congress government could hold peaceful polls.
Published 16-Apr-2018 07:23 IST
Kolkata: " A rake of Kolkata Metro got stranded partly inside a tunnel following an electrical snag, creating panic among commuters," Metro railway authority said. The incident happened around 9.30 PM when the south-bound non-AC metro rake developed a major electrical snag, Kolkata Metro CPROMore
Published 16-Apr-2018 07:22 IST | Updated 07:53 IST
Kolkata: A physically challenged man was beaten to death in West Bengal's Malda district, for which his son was arrested on Sunday, police said.
Published 15-Apr-2018 17:25 IST
Kolkata: The stakes seem to be high for the ruling Trinamool Congress in the upcoming West Bengal panchayat polls, as the party leadership feels that gaining a foothold in national politics after the 2019 Lok Sabha election is incumbent on winning the rural heartland.
Published 15-Apr-2018 15:52 IST
Siliguri: Bengalis across the nation, especially in West Bengal, are celebrating their New Year on Sunday with gaiety. The Bengali new year, also called Poila Boishakh, marks as the commencement of a new year for the Bengali community. It is celebrated on the first day in the month of Baishak,More
Published 15-Apr-2018 13:30 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government has plans to set up child protection committees at the grassroot level to protect children from being abused, Women and Child Development Minister Dr Sashi Panja has said. The minister was addressing a panel discussion for child protection rights at AmericanMore
Published 14-Apr-2018 20:50 IST
Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Saturday took out a protest rally demanding justice for Khatua and Unnao rape victims and immediate arrest of the culprits. Senior Trinamool Congress leaders and ministers Chandrima Bhattacharya and Shashi Panja took part in the procession organised by the women'sMore
Published 14-Apr-2018 19:34 IST | Updated 20:32 IST
Kolkata: An abandoned bag at the departure area of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (NSCBIA) here triggered a bomb scare on Saturday, police said.
Published 14-Apr-2018 19:29 IST

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