Ambassa (Tripura): A man was arrested in Tripura's Dhalai district for allegedly making derogatory remarks against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in social media, a police officer said on Tuesday.
Published 09-Oct-2018 15:09 IST
Kolkata: A Kolkata school teacher was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly molesting a Class 2 girl student inside the school premises a few days back, police said.
Published 09-Oct-2018 14:46 IST | Updated 15:07 IST
Kolkata: With an eye on the next Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal BJP unit would take out three rath yatras covering all the 42 parliamentary constituencies of the state.
Published 09-Oct-2018 10:33 IST
Kolkata: Police on Sunday seized banned drugs and arrested three persons, including two students, in this connection during a raid at a city hotel.
Published 08-Oct-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: The indefinite hunger strike by a section of the Presidency University here entered seventh day on Sunday, while one of the fasting students has been hospitalised in serious condition.
Published 07-Oct-2018 21:22 IST
Kolkata: Around 35 exotic birds and animals smuggled into India from Bangkok via Myanmar were seized by DRI personnel at the city's international airport and two persons were arrested, an official said on Sunday. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials intercepted the consignmentMore
Published 07-Oct-2018 20:21 IST
Kolkata: Two minors were allegedly raped and pushed into a canal at Kranti area in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. The girls were rescued by locals and are currently undergoing treatment at super speciality hospital in Jalpaiguri.
Published 07-Oct-2018 19:40 IST | Updated 21:19 IST
Kolkata: One person died and 12 were injured when a fire broke out at a fireworks factory on Sunday in South 24 Parganas district's Sonarpur area, police said.
Published 07-Oct-2018 17:31 IST | Updated 22:41 IST
Kolkata: IIT Kharagpur and REDOC SPI, a French network of doctoral schools, have come together to strengthen institutional collaboration in doctoral education and research.
Published 07-Oct-2018 13:42 IST
Kolkata: Despite an estimated Rs 70,000 crore carbonated soft drinks (CSD) is under pressure in the beverages market, a city based company remains optimistic about its future in the country.
Published 07-Oct-2018 10:39 IST
New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said that he is acting against the people who are against the Constitution, irrespective of their political or ideological leanings. "I am going to crush them... That is my 'Rajdharma'. That is what I am doing. I don't recogniseMore
Published 07-Oct-2018 08:55 IST
Kolkata: It is "absurd" for the Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah to proclaim that the party will win 22 of West Bengal's 42 Lok Sabha seats in next year's general election, Trinamool Congress leader Chandan Mitra said on Saturday.
Published 06-Oct-2018 17:45 IST
Kolkata: The school education department has suspended the transfer of teachers of state-run and state-aided primary and secondary schools across West Bengal till further orders, a department notification said.
Published 06-Oct-2018 12:59 IST
Kolkata: Train services at South Eastern Railway (SER) were disrupted on Friday for hours following a blockade on the railway track at Tikiapara by the passengers of Howrah-Amta local, officials said.
Published 05-Oct-2018 23:27 IST
Kolkata: A full-scale mock drill was conducted at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (NSCBIA) here Friday as part of efforts to improve the safety preparedness, an Airports Authority of India (AAI) statement said.
Published 05-Oct-2018 23:16 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Friday directed the West Bengal government to put on hold the distribution of funds on account of Durga Puja till Tuesday.
Published 05-Oct-2018 17:45 IST
Kolkata: Hitting out at the Centre over spiralling fuel prices, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said on Friday that the NDA government should have built an "oil reserve" to tide over such crisis situations.
Published 05-Oct-2018 16:30 IST
Kolkata: A policy research organisation has advocated bolstering the city's tram infrastructure, including exploring the possibility of electric buses making use of the same overhead power supply network. A top official of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said at an event here on ThursdayMore
Published 05-Oct-2018 11:18 IST
Kolkata: In a minor cabinet reshuffle, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra was given the additional charge of the information technology and electronics department, a government notification has said.
Published 05-Oct-2018 10:34 IST
Kolkata: Union Minister Babul Supriyo has accused the West Bengal police of threatening noted singer Shaan that the licence to his show would be cancelled if Supriyo was present in the audience. In a series of tweets on Wednesday and Thursday, Supriyo said Shaan was woken up from sleep by policeMore
Published 05-Oct-2018 08:47 IST | Updated 13:12 IST

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