The strike has been called to protest the hike in prices of petroleum products like diesel, petrol etc, the increased rates of third party insurance premium.
In view of the heat wave like situation here, the state government announced 10-day holiday in all state-run schools.
State Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Monday claimed that exporters across the country have been awaiting refunds worth Rs 250 billion from the Centre.
Hariram Mahato alleged that his son, Trilochan, was murdered by goons backed by the ruling Trinamool Congress.
“I have had many job offers since the award, and even before that as people in this area (Naktala) know about my adventures,” Das, who is fluent in Bengali, Hindi and English, told The Indian Express.
Prof Dr Asish Mukherjee, who was earlier medical superintendent and vice-principal of Chittaranjan Seba Sadan and Sishu Sadan Hospital is now its principal.
While the company obtained its trade license as a training centre, the complaint alleged that the accused would promise seats in medical and management courses, cheating aspirants of lakhs of rupees.
Recently, people in Dum Dum area discovered that apples on sale were being made to look extra glossy and informed municipal authorities. Upon checking, officials found that the apples were being coated with petropon paraffin.
The bus was reserved by around 100 members of a tribal community, who were headed to Silda to participate in a programme organised by their community, a police officer said.
The incident took place at Bulbulchandi-Dubapara village in Habibpur, nearly 350 km from Kolkata. Police sources said that the mob tied the victim to an electric pole and assaulted him with sticks and iron rods. Police are yet to ascertain the identity of the victim.
The new party offices have wifi connectivity, e-library, high-tech computers, conference room and lodging facilities for party leaders. One such office will accommodate around 300 workers at a time, state BJP leader Sayantan Basu said.
Greg Moran, CEO and co-founder of Zoomcar, said, “We are thrilled to provide green mobility solutions to the people of Kolkata.” The facility of self-driven cars will be extended to Jaipur, New Delhi and Mumbai.
BJP’s Jhargram chief Sukhamay Satpati said that the ruling party attack on BJP workers intensified after the deaths of two BJP workers in Purulia.
As heads of other states also expressed their unwillingness to attend it due to the same reason, Niti Aayog shifted the meeting by a day.
Husband claims error led wife’s condition to turn critical; hospital authorities say she is now stable, team to probe
A second year student at Barrackpore’s APC college was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly trying to supply drugs to a friend lodged at Kolkata's Dum Dum Correctional Home.
“A team from Uttarpara police station arrested the three Nigerian nationals from Noida on Sunday,” said an official. They were brought to Hooghly on transit remand and were produced in local court on Tuesday.
The video clip, which went viral on social media, showed the student pleading for mercy even as he was forced to remove clothes in front of a group of people.
The Centre's move has already triggered a political controversy with opposition parties slamming it. Mamata Banerjee is the latest to join the debate.
The protesters said they were also agitating against central and state agencies, who are “framing people in cases to curb their voices.”