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Bengal: Portion of Bardhaman Railway station building collapses, two injured

January 04, 2020 10:16 pm

Bardhaman station collapse: Sources claimed one is critical after receiving head injuries. Work is on to remove the debris and look for people who might be trapped under it.

Mamata’s Christmas gifts to Lok Sabha Speaker: cake, shawl

December 26, 2019 2:54 pm

When Banerjee came to know that Birla was in Kolkata, party MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay was sent with the gifts.

Bengal: State govt skips unveiling of Vajpayee's portrait, Dhankhar says he is ‘hurt’

December 26, 2019 2:29 pm

Speaking to reporters, Dhankhar said the idea to unveil a three-dimensional portrait of the late prime minister was conceived on November 27, and an invitation letter for the programme sent to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on that day.

Citizenship law stir: SC says rioting must stop; protest spreads to universities, Oppn unites

December 16, 2019 9:03 pm

The Sunday flareup in Jamia Milia Islamia, that left over 100 people injured, echoed in the political sphere as well, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leading a mega rally in the heart of Kolkata and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi holding a two-hour dharna at Delhi's India Gate.

As heritage houses develop cracks due to Kolkata Metro work, anxiety grips Bowbazar residents

September 02, 2019 10:18 pm

About 260 people were evacuated as nearly 18 buildings developed cracks due to the ongoing underground tunnel boring work for East-West metro railway project.

Kolkata news: Bangladeshi national held with drugs, 2 Romanians convicted for cloning cards and more

August 04, 2019 10:44 am

Here are the top Kolkata stories on Sunday.

Kolkata violence: TMC shows 'video proof', WhatsApp chat asking people to come with arms at roadshow

May 15, 2019 5:23 pm

Derek O'Brien also showed an image of a WhatsApp message asking people to come to Amit Shah's roadshow with rods and arms to fight the TMC and police.

Amit Shah roadshow violence: 'Govt of gangsters' to 'goonda', charges fly between BJP, TMC

May 14, 2019 10:20 pm

Calling Shah a "goonda" (goon), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a protest rally on Thursday against the vandalisation of the bust of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Mediapersons do not stand as Speaker arrives, told to leave House

June 05, 2015 3:00 am

The Left Front members immediately rose to their feet protesting and requested the Speaker not to set a precedent by asking the media to go out.

Religious leader meets para teachers on hunger strike, arranges meet with Partha

February 22, 2015 12:47 am

Demanding training and regularisation of pay, the teachers reiterated their stand.