Kolkata News

TMC killed democracy in Bengal, joined hands with rejected leaders: BJP leader Mukul Roy

A day after 25 political leaders from over 20 parties came together on Saturday, vowing at a mega rally here to put up a united fight against BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, BJP leader Mukul Roy Sunday called it a “flop show”.

Gangster shot dead in Kolkata: Wife, son held for ‘plotting’ murder

The gangster's wife, Kajol, has told the police that the family was in financial distress. She has also claimed that Ramua used to beat her over suspicion of an extramarital affair, police said.

Kolkata: Researchers come up with technology for enhanced finger printing system

The paper, jointly written by the two institutes, has been published in Nanoscale. The institutes have developed a technology to enhance latent fingerprinting to increase the efficiency of forensic detection, among other things.

Kolkata: Blaze guts Gariahat building with ‘no fire safety system’

While there were no reports of loss of life, several shops and residential units were gutted, a fire department official said. The fire was first spotted around 1 am on Sunday and it took 19 fire engines around 10 hours to bring it under control.

BJP announces dates for five public meetings; says PM Modi, Amit Shah likely to attend

The party is planning to hold the first meeting on January 20, a day after the Trinamool Congress’s Brigade Rally.

TMC’s Brigade Rally: Fine with Kharge attending, but won’t go soft on TMC, says state Congress

Sources within the state Congress said no one from the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) will attend the rally.

Kolkata: Nursing students booked in puppy killings case get bail

The carcasses of the puppies were found on the grounds of the Neel Ratan Sarkar Hospital in Kolkata. In a massive sterilisation and vaccination drive, 6,731 animals were sterilised by KMC in the last year.

Kolkata: Police recover ‘LSD cubes’, arrest three

These drugs are sourced from states such as Haryana, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh and are usually used by students, said sources.

Kolkata: Four held for selling illicit liquor online

Police claimed the accused used to buy empty bottles of foreign liquors from different bars, fill it with local liquor and seal it again. They promoted their business through Facebook and websites.

Days after criminal shot dead, aide’s headless body recovered in Sodepur

Police said Guddu alias Manohar alias Juju, had been beheaded. Two people have been arrested in the case so far, they added.

West Bengal: Criminal shot dead in Sodepur, say police

The deceased identified as Rammurti Diyar alias Ramua, had a criminal background, sources said. No one has been arrested as of yet, police said.

Kolkata: Carcasses of 15 puppies found dumped on NRS Hospital premises

A video of two women hitting a puppy with sticks surfaced online; FIR lodged.