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Kolkata: Commuters had a harrowing time making their way to the city centre and other parts of the metropolis on Friday, as a part of the arterial Diamond Harbour Road remained closed following the collapse of a section of the Majerhat bridge.
Published 07-Sep-2018 23:10 IST
Kolkata: Officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested two government employees on Friday at the state secretariat for accepting bribe to facilitate appointment under the 'Exempted Category' status.
Published 07-Sep-2018 21:22 IST
Kolkata: The Kolkata Police (KP) formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Thursday to probe the Majerhat bridge collapse, a senior officer of the force said.
Published 06-Sep-2018 22:53 IST
New Delhi: As 4G penetration increases in India, Kolkata has emerged as the top city with a 4G availability score of an impressive over 90 per cent, London-based wireless coverage mapping company OpenSignal said on Thursday.
Published 06-Sep-2018 11:56 IST
Kolkata: One more body was recovered from the bridge collapse site in south Kolkata's Majherhat on Thursday, taking the death toll to three in the accident, police said.
Published 06-Sep-2018 10:24 IST
Kolkata: One body was recovered from the debris of the collapsed Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata on Wednesday, taking the toll in the incident to two.
Published 05-Sep-2018 23:49 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday described BJP as a 'circus party' with leaders whose criticisms in reference to the Majerhat bridge that collapsed have little importance for the general people.
Published 05-Sep-2018 22:51 IST
Kolkata: State-run engineering and consultancy agency RiTES had in 2016 warned the West Bengal government on the precarious condition of several bridges in the city including the Majerhat structure but no action was taken, officials said Wednesday.
Published 05-Sep-2018 20:41 IST
Kolkata: A lawyer mentioned before the bench of Calcutta High Court chief justice on Wednesday the collapse of a portion of Majerhat bridge and prayed that a report be sought from the West Bengal government on the condition of all bridges in the state.
Published 05-Sep-2018 19:06 IST
Kolkata: With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the opposition BJP in West Bengal have decided to revamp their IT cells and enhance social media presence to take on each other in virtual space.
Published 05-Sep-2018 17:02 IST
Kolkata: Rescue operations are still going on Wednesday after a portion of a 40-year-old bridge collapsed in south Kolkata a day earlier.
Published 05-Sep-2018 11:19 IST | Updated 11:23 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Wednesday that India has gifted the "Guru-Sishya" (teacher-student) tradition to the world.
Published 05-Sep-2018 11:11 IST
Kolkata: Amid blame game over the partial collapse of a bridge in south Kolkata's Majherhat, the Eastern Railway on Wednesday confirmed it was not conducting any maintenance work at the accident site. "It is stated by a section of press and media that railway's construction work was going on. It isMore
Published 05-Sep-2018 08:27 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Tuesday urged the agencies responsible for the maintenance of the bridges in the state to conduct thorough examination of the structures immediately, after partial collapse of the Majherhat bridge here that killed a person and left 19 injured.
Published 05-Sep-2018 08:18 IST
Darjeeling: The West Bengal government will pay compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of the deceased in Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata on Tuesday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here. The government will also pay Rs 50,000 to each of the injured, Banerjee told reporters.
Published 05-Sep-2018 08:12 IST
Kolkata: A cab driver and his passenger, among the eyewitness to collapse of a portion of a bridge in the city on Tuesday, were at loss for words while area youths extended a helping hand after the tragedy in South Kolkata.
Published 05-Sep-2018 07:54 IST | Updated 10:01 IST
New Delhi: Hours after a bridge collapse in Kolkata on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and assured her of the Centre's assistance, 'if needed'.
Published 05-Sep-2018 04:04 IST
Kolkata: Amid blame game over the partial collapse of a bridge in south Kolkata's Majherhat, the Eastern Railway on Wednesday confirmed it was not conducting any maintenance work at the accident site.
Published 05-Sep-2018 03:21 IST
Kolkata: The CBI arrested an intelligence officer of the NCB and an advocate on Tuesday in connection with an alleged bribery case, a statement by the investiagting agency said Tuesday. A complaint was registered alleging that the intelligence officer of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had demandedMore
Published 04-Sep-2018 22:11 IST
Kolkata: Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee held 'heavy drilling' close by the Majerhat bridge responsible for the collapse that reportedly killed one person. The arterial bridge in the southern part of the metropolis collapsed on Tuesday evening at around 4:30 pm. As per reports, 15More
Published 04-Sep-2018 17:43 IST | Updated 23:44 IST

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