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Kolkata: The massive fire that broke out at Bagree Market in Burrabazar area of the city on Sunday is now "completely" under control, a senior officer of the fire department said on Wednesday.
Published 19-Sep-2018 17:18 IST
Kolkata: Repair work of the road bridge over Farakka Barrage across River Ganga will be taken up within a fortnight as it is not in a good condition, West Bengal Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari said on Tuesday.
Published 18-Sep-2018 21:47 IST
Kolkata: The Met department on Tuesday predicted heavy rain in south Bengal from Wednesday night owing to formation of a low pressure area over east central Bay of Bengal. The low pressure is likely to become more marked and concentrate into a depression by Wednesday night, the weatherman said.
Published 18-Sep-2018 20:30 IST
Kolkata: The opposition Congress and BJP Tuesday mocked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her foreign visits seeking investments and said the state government should publish a white paper on the amount of investments that the state has received in last few years.
Published 18-Sep-2018 20:21 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh Tuesday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of focusing more on "letting loose a reign of terror on political opponents" rather than providing good governance to the people of the state.
Published 18-Sep-2018 17:01 IST
Kolkata: The massive fire at Bagree Market in Burrabazar area in the business hub of the city has been brought under control after two days, a senior officer of the fire department said Tuesday.
Published 18-Sep-2018 09:44 IST
Kolkata (West Bengal): Activists of the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha on Monday were detained by police after they staged a protest against the attack on state BJP president Dilip Ghosh's vehicle in East Midnapore district earlier in the day.
Published 17-Sep-2018 23:25 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Monday directed the police and fire department to find out the cause of the blaze that almost gutted Bagree market in the state capital and summon the owners of the commercial building, a senior minister said.
Published 17-Sep-2018 22:22 IST
Kolkata: The BJP's West Bengal unit Monday celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday through cleanliness drive in various parts of the state, a senior party leader said.
Published 17-Sep-2018 17:56 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh's car came under attack on Monday in East Midnapore district, where he arrived in the morning with a contingent of 10-12 cars to attend a meeting, a police officer said.
Published 17-Sep-2018 14:47 IST
Kolkata: A massive fire which broke out in a multi-storey building in the Bagri market here on Sunday, continues to rage on even after 24 hours, and is yet to be doused.
Published 17-Sep-2018 08:34 IST | Updated 12:57 IST
Kalyani (WB): A fire broke out on Sunday at a cracker factory in West Bengal's Nadia district, killing two people, police said.
Published 16-Sep-2018 19:39 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said there was no report of anybody being trapped inside the Bagree Market, where a massive fire rages on even after 12 hours.
Published 16-Sep-2018 18:56 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday left for a 12-day trip to Germany and Italy to attract more investments to the state. Banerjee, accompanied by Finance Minister Amit Mitra, Finance Secretary H K Dwivedi and Chief Secretary Malay Dey, left for Frankfurt and Milan at aroundMore
Published 16-Sep-2018 16:28 IST
Kolkata: Fifty street children will receive education and counselling support at a state-run school in the city as part of an initiative aimed at providing "safe spaces" to them, an NGO official said.
Published 16-Sep-2018 11:54 IST
Kolkata: Cinema halls and multiplexes in West Bengal will now have to mandatorily screen one Bengali film for a minimum of 120 days in a year, a state government notification said on Saturday.
Published 16-Sep-2018 08:46 IST
Kolkata: A massive fire early Sunday gutted a multi-storey building with nearly 1,000 business establishments in the congested Bagree Market here, causing huge losses to traders ahead of the Durga puja festival.
Published 16-Sep-2018 08:02 IST | Updated 22:49 IST
Kolkata: An upbeat BJP in West Bengal is drawing its inspiration from the epic Mahabharata with its state president Dilip Ghosh saying the party would now play the role of great warrior Arjuna to win most of the seats in the state.
Published 15-Sep-2018 22:18 IST
Kolkata: Four Child Friendly Courts were inaugurated in West Bengal Saturday to create a congenial atmosphere for juveniles. The children constitute 40 per cent of the country's population and courts specifically catering to sensitivities and needs of children must be established, Supreme CourtMore
Published 15-Sep-2018 20:20 IST
Kolkata: The Majerhat bridge, a portion of which collapsed last week, will be demolished and a new bridge will be constructed, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.
Published 14-Sep-2018 22:59 IST

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