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

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

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

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

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

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


Police yet to identify lynched ‘mobile thief’

Principal Dr Manju Banerjee said that members of the committee formed to probe the incident had visited the hostel.

TMC’s Monday meet postponed

Party leader Partha Chatterjee said the decision was taken due to cyclone Hudhud.

Kolkata smokes most cigarettes: Survey

National survey, conducted in association with GfK Mode, covered four regions Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Hyderabad, with a sample size of 1,111 respondents.

Kolkata ragging horror: Principal remanded to three days' police custody

Earlier,she had resigned her post after an 11-year old died after being locked in the toilet.