Indefinite strike begins today: ‘3.75 lakh’ trucks remain off roads over rise in fuel prices
June 19, 2018 4:36:47 am

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.

At 41°C, Kolkata records hottest day of season
June 19, 2018 4:31:35 am

In view of the heat wave like situation here, the state government announced 10-day holiday in all state-run schools.

June 19, 2018 4:21:53 am

State Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Monday claimed that exporters across the country have been awaiting refunds worth Rs 250 billion from the Centre.

BJP worker found hanging in Purulia: Father files petition in HC, demands CBI probe
June 19, 2018 4:16:49 am

Hariram Mahato alleged that his son, Trilochan, was murdered by goons backed by the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Satyen Das, Kolkata, rickshawwalla
June 18, 2018 1:26:44 am

“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.

kolkata medical college
June 17, 2018 1:14:04 am

Prof Dr Asish Mukherjee, who was earlier medical superintendent and vice-principal of Chittaranjan Seba Sadan and Sishu Sadan Hospital is now its principal.

June 17, 2018 12:53:07 am

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.

Waxed apples, Kolkata Municipal corporation
June 17, 2018 12:43:26 am

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.

Bus accident
June 17, 2018 12:19:54 am

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.

Malda SP Arnab Ghosh said the man is mentally ill and was missing from his home in Purnia district since the last few months. (Representational)
June 15, 2018 7:54:52 am

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.

West Bengal BJP new offices
June 14, 2018 10:34:43 am

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. 

Kolkata electric buses
June 14, 2018 10:21:04 am

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.

June 14, 2018 10:04:38 am

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.

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee described the BJP as a militant organisation that spreads hatred. (Express file photo/Renuka Puri)
June 14, 2018 9:52:13 am

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.

pregnant woman blood transfusion
June 14, 2018 9:38:37 am

Husband claims error led wife’s condition to turn critical; hospital authorities say she is now stable, team to probe

June 14, 2018 9:24:58 am

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.

extortion arrests
June 14, 2018 9:12:54 am

“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.

Mumbai: 22-yr-old killed as BEST bus rams into her, driver arrested
June 13, 2018 1:51:00 pm

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.

Mamta Banerjee on lateral entry recruitment
June 13, 2018 12:18:41 am

The Centre's move has already triggered a political controversy with opposition parties slamming it. Mamata Banerjee is the latest to join the debate.

June 12, 2018 10:28:20 am

The protesters said they were also agitating against central and state agencies, who are “framing people in cases to curb their voices.”