February 26, 2021 2:12 pm
TMC sources said the ritual was held ahead of the Election Commission of India's announcement on the Bengal Assembly elections to pray for the success of the party.
February 25, 2021 5:55 pm
According to the police, the incident happened around 12.30 pm during the construction of an underground drainage system at Purba Putiary Pump house near Aikyatan club.
February 26, 2021 4:44 am
She said the TMC will launch a campaign against fuel price rise from Friday. “The BJP had promised free LPG connections to the people before coming to power and now they are hiking its price... Modi and Shah are selling the country".
February 24, 2021 2:48 pm
Over the last few days, Trinamool Congress as well as BJP leaders across West Bengal have been raising the 'khela hobe' slogan. What is its significance and how did it become so popular?
February 23, 2021 8:20 am
A CBI team including two women officials spent around three hours at Gambhir's house in the Kolkata suburbs. Sources said she was questioned about some bank accounts and related transactions. There was no official statement by the CBI.
February 23, 2021 4:23 am
On February 21, the party organised celebrations in every district, with its supporters highlighting that the “echo in Bengal is that the state wants her own daughter (as CM) for the third consecutive time.
February 23, 2021 4:11 am
Chief Secretary Alapan Bandypadhyay told reporters at Nabanna that in order to help potato farmers in the state, the government will allow cold storage owners to purchase at least 10 lakh MT of potatoes from the farmers at Rs 6 a kg.
February 23, 2021 4:02 am
At a rally in Kolkata on August 11, 2018, Shah had alleged that the people of Bengal did not receive the Centre's funds because of “corruption” by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek.
February 21, 2021 10:42 pm
Meanwhile, a BJP delegation met Election Commission officials in Kolkata, demanding an all-party meeting, proper deployment of the central forces and no poll duty for contractual civic volunteers.
February 20, 2021 8:42 am
Shah also urged the Indian youth to draw inspiration from the lives and struggles of freedom fighters.
January 27, 2021 9:25 pm
The Buddha International Welfare Mission has claimed that this reclining Buddha statue is the largest in the country.
December 03, 2020 9:07 am
The coronavirus tally in West Bengal climbed to 4,86,799 with 3,315 fresh cases on Monday.
October 04, 2020 12:26 pm
The wooden letter box, once considered an essential for houses in Kolkata, now floats in a state of oblivion, unable to compete with the ever changing technologies of the modern world.
August 31, 2020 5:15 pm
Normal life was affected across West Bengal on Monday, the last day of the month, with most people preferring to remain indoors and vehicles staying off the roads, as a total lockdown was enforced across the state.
August 13, 2020 6:39 pm
The music of Kolkata bands, which is almost two centuries old, is fading in this pandemic.
August 05, 2020 9:06 pm
Chhote Lal Ki Ghat, at Mullick Ghat near the Howrah Bridge, once attracted spectators all year round. The coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing lockdown have thrown up new challenges.
August 02, 2020 4:12 pm
Started as Albert Hall in 1942 by the Coffee Board, it was named Coffee House in 1947 and was frequented by intellectuals such as author Sunil Gangopadhyay, poet Shakti Chattopadhyay and even American poet Allen Ginsberg during his sojourn to India.
July 29, 2020 9:37 pm
Only movement related to health services, pharmacies, police stations, courts, correctional services, fire and emergency services, electricity, water and other utility services will be allowed.
July 23, 2020 9:58 pm
Life came to a near standstill across West Bengal on Thursday as the state was put under a complete lockdown to break the chain of rapidly rising COVID-19 cases.
July 22, 2020 10:01 pm
More than 70% of the latest infections, and all the deaths were recorded in the South Bengal hotspot comprising Kolkata; its adjoining districts North 24 Parganas, Howrah and South 24 Parganas; and Hooghly.
June 22, 2020 6:14 pm
An early morning fire at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital has been brought under control. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot and at least 250 people evacuated. But no casualties have been reported.
June 22, 2020 6:16 pm
A massive fire broke out in Kolkata's Bagri market, a hub of retail and wholesale shops. Over 30 fire engines have been trying to douse the fire.
June 22, 2020 6:17 pm
Several people are feared trapped under the Majerhat bridge in South Kolkata. The collapse happened on Tuesday evening. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
June 22, 2020 7:01 pm
February 18, 2016 10:59 am
Ahmedabad/Bengaluru/Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad members in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata took to streets to protest against the 'anti-national' sentiments that have risen from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Members of ABVP from Ahmedabad raised slogans against those who supported the anti-national elements in JNU. An ABVP leader said they will continue their protests till the anti-nationalists are punished. In Bengaluru, the student took out a 'Tricolor march'. A protestor of ABVP in Bengaluru said they condemn the act of central universities rising to support the anti-national slogans raised in JNU. In Kolkata, ABVP members were seen raising slogans against the anti-national elements.
February 17, 2016 8:07 am
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning the protests in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said strict actions should be taken against people involved in anti-national activities but sedition charges should not be put against them as it fulfils their aspirations of gaining popularity. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon also condemned the protests in educational institutions. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi emphasised on the need for the Jadavpur University students to come forward and identify the anti-social elements prevalent in the campus.
February 15, 2016 7:15 am
Kolkata, Feb 15 (ANI): A person was injured after two motorcycle-borne miscreants fired gun shots outside the Loreto School at Convent road in Kolkata on Monday. The victim was shot in the leg and was rushed to the nearby hospital. The site where the victim was shot is reported to be near the jute mill. Police have reached the spot to identify further details and a man-hunt has been launched against the miscreants. Meanwhile, security has been heightened outside the school in light of the shooting.
January 25, 2016 11:53 am
Kolkata, Jan 25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Monday arrived at the Kolkata airport attend his first public rally in poll-bound Kolkata on Monday. After being elected as BJP President for the second time, Shah will attend his first public rally in the city.
January 23, 2016 12:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.
January 21, 2016 11:38 am
Kolkata, Jan 21 (ANI): A suspicious bag was found in a car parked outside Netaji metro station in Kolkata on Thursday. Bomb Disposal Squad reached the spot to investigate the same and retrieved the suspicious bag from the car. However, nothing dubious was found in the bag. This comes hours after a suspicious bag was found at the gate of Haridwar railway station earlier on Thursday morning.