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Kolkata: A policeman's gun went off accidentally at the high-security state secretariat 'Nabanna' on Saturday without causing harm to anyone, police said.
Published 24-Nov-2018 21:19 IST
Kolkata: Citizens may have to shell out a maximum fine of Rs 1 lakh for littering in public places, as the West Bengal Assembly passed a Bill to enhance the penalty for offenders.
Published 23-Nov-2018 13:01 IST
Kolkata: A 72-year-old man was sentenced to three years of rigorous imprisonment by a city court on Thursday for molesting a minor girl who worked as a help at his residence. The retired engineer was accused of molesting the girl and peeping into the bathroom when she was taking bath at hisMore
Published 22-Nov-2018 19:56 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday ruled out any crisis in the government following the resignation of cabinet minister and Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee.
Published 22-Nov-2018 19:27 IST
Kolkata: A woman committed suicide in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district after being harassed for dowry, police said on Thursday.
Published 22-Nov-2018 18:50 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday stressed on the need of having more fire fighting motorcycles to tackle mishaps in congested urban areas of the state.
Published 22-Nov-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: A 6-year-old boy got separated from his parents while alighting from a train at a Metro rail station here, and was rescued sometime later three stations away, an official said.
Published 21-Nov-2018 21:33 IST
Kolkata: Suspicious signals in coded languages in an around Kolkata for the past few weeks have been intercepted by amateur Ham radio operators, prompting authorities to deploy round-the-clock monitoring of radio signals.
Published 21-Nov-2018 21:25 IST
Serampore: Shankaracharya Swaroopananda Saraswati, a religious leader and freedom fighter on Tuesday said that there was no masjid at Lord Ram's birthplace in Ayodhya.
Published 21-Nov-2018 20:14 IST | Updated 21:02 IST
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the country on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed.
Published 21-Nov-2018 14:16 IST
Kolkata: Refuting media reports of alleged starvation deaths in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the deaths were either due to "age-related ailments" or "excessive liquor consumption".
Published 21-Nov-2018 10:23 IST
Kolkata: A woman was killed after she was hit by a fire tender, which was working to douse flames in the Burrabazar area of the city on Tuesday, police said.
Published 21-Nov-2018 02:00 IST
Kolkata: CPI(M) MLA Sujan Chakraborty was detained by police on Tuesday for staging a protest in front of a food festival being organised by West Bengal government at New Town area in the north-eastern fringes of the city.
Published 20-Nov-2018 22:19 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Tuesday said the TMC government has been able to increase both planned and capital expenditure despite the state facing huge debt. "Despite facing huge debt burden we have been able to increase both planned and capital expenditure by five times andMore
Published 20-Nov-2018 21:58 IST
Kolkata: A fire broke out in the genetic research wing of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) here on Tuesday but there was no report of any casualty, Fire Brigade officials said. The fire broke out in the genetic research wing which is housed in a building adjacent to the main hospitalMore
Published 20-Nov-2018 21:51 IST
Kolkata: The opposition CPI(M) and Congress on Tuesday decided to boycott the West Bengal assembly proceedings till November 22 in protest against what they termed the "arbitrary" functioning of the ruling TMC inside the House.
Published 20-Nov-2018 21:23 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Minister for Housing and Fire Services Sovan Chatterjee resigned from the cabinet on Tuesday and has also been asked to quit the post of the Kolkata mayor, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
Published 20-Nov-2018 21:05 IST
Kolkata: Jet Airways Tuesday said it was in active discussion with various investors to secure sustainable financing.
Published 20-Nov-2018 20:58 IST
Kolkata: About 4.98 kg of smuggled gold biscuits worth over Rs 1.57 crore were recovered in West Bengal' Nadia district and one person was arrested, an official said on Tuesday. Acting on specific intelligence, the officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Kolkata Zonal UnitMore
Published 20-Nov-2018 19:17 IST
Kolkata: The parents of students of a school at Islampur in North Dianjpur district on Sunday gheraoed the district inspector and blocked roads in protest against the move of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education to derecognise the institution, officials said.
Published 19-Nov-2018 12:23 IST

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