West Bengal: Will take out rallies of Muslims if BJP gives me money, says Imam
Sun, Aug 12, 2018

The Muslim leader predicted that the BJP would get 10 per cent of Muslim vote in 2019, but if the party wants all 30 per cent of the minority vote, they would have to spend money.

Retd IPS officer Bharati Ghosh: TMC started a witch hunt against me because I refused to do its bidding
Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh, accused in a cheating and extortion case, speaks from an undisclosed location for the first time since charges were framed against her.

Kolkata: In 8 days, 76 cases of ATM skimming
Thu, Aug 02, 2018

The recent spate of such crimes have prompted many people to block their ATM cards as a pre-emptive measure.

Alipore Central Correctional Home: Citing ‘poor’ state of visitors’ room, inmate’s kin writes to authorities
Tue, Jul 31, 2018

In a letter dated July 28, Prodip Chatterjee, relative of one of the prisoners, has demanded action from authorities.

At Santosh Mitra Square: Puja committee plans Rs 40 crore silver chariot for Durga idol this year
Sat, Jul 28, 2018

Sources said 10 tonnes of silver will be used to craft the chariot, while the height of the pandal will be around 60 ft.

Kolkata Municipal Corporation says it warned occupants of danger; shopkeepers on edge
Tue, Jul 24, 2018

According to an official involved in the rescue efforts, the rain had weakened the pillars and that the building, like others surrounding it, was poorly maintained. The local civic body now plans to demolish the building.

Kolkata: First floor of 150-year-old building collapses in Baithakkhana Bazar, two dead
Tue, Jul 24, 2018

Police have registered a case against the unknown owner of the building under IPC section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder).

Four deaths in 4 days: Back-to-back accidents raise safety concerns in Kolkata
Tue, Jul 24, 2018

With four lives lost in accidents a span of four days, focus is back on how safe are the roads in the city, especially when the government’s ‘Safe Drive Safe Life’ campaign is in place.

Hunger strike enters 7th day, CMCH students reject fresh hostel allotment
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Sources said that the college authorities declared a fresh hostel allotment for 200 students, but the proposal was rejected by the protesting students.

Complaint against Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sacred Games producer for abusing Rajiv Gandhi
Tue, Jul 10, 2018

Adding to this, Rajiv Sinha also mentions that the serial has crossed all limits of decency and has taken Indian Film industry to a new low.

Six held, Bengal govt posts police, changes rules to check college admissions racket
Mon, Jul 09, 2018

Police estimate this to be just the tip of the iceberg, saying student leaders, including those affiliated to political parties, have been charging Rs 10,000 to Rs 1 lakh promising admissions.

Kolkata: Misti hub to open in New Town
Sun, Jun 24, 2018

Some of the popular brands that will set up outlets include Nalin Chandra Das, Balaram Mullick and Radharaman Mullick, Ganguram, Banchharam’s, KC Das, Hindustan Sweets and Gupta brothers.

West Bengal: Mob assaults ‘mentally ill’ man on suspicion of child-lifting in Malda
Sun, Jun 24, 2018

Police said that some members of a local club rushed to the spot after being informed, and rescued the man. He was taken to Malda Medical College and Hospital (MMCH) and discharged later.

‘When I feel homesick, I come to Dada’s home’: girl of inter-faith couple in West Bengal
Sat, Jun 23, 2018

Inter-faith couples estranged from their families celebrate Jamai Shashthi at controversial Hindu Samhati founder’s home; Tapan Ghosh says he ‘facilitates’ these marriages, and that his is an ‘anti love-jihad’ movement

Woman allegedly given blood of wrong group, family lodges case against Kolkata hospital
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

While the hospital has denied the allegations, the patient's husband said, "I told the nurses that they were giving wrong blood. When I told doctors they said it was normal and there was nothing to worry. The hospital kept reminding me of bill payment instead of the treatment."

TMC’s Lok Sabha poll plank: Rising fuel prices, cost of living
Sun, Jun 10, 2018

TMC called the government a “loot sarkar, jhoot sarkar” and said its four years in power have been “full of tears”.

Siliguri fever: When a town fled in fear
Sun, Jun 10, 2018

Dr N B Debnath, who was posted at the North Bengal Medical College in Siliguri, where all the patients were later referred, says, “There was lack of any specific treatment as it was still a mystery. Doctors provided supporting therapy and waited for the patient’s immune system to fight the virus.”

One more BJP worker found dead, West Bengal CID to probe
Sun, Jun 03, 2018

As the BJP accused the Trinamool Congress of carrying out a campaign of political murders, the state government called in the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to probe both deaths, and removed the district superintendent of police.

Another BJP worker found hanging in Balrampur, party demands CBI probe
Sat, Jun 02, 2018

BJP state leaders, including Mukul Roy, are rushing to the site of the incident.

BJP worker in Bengal found hanging, note left on body
Thu, May 31, 2018

Police found a note at the spot with a message in Bengali that read “at the age of 18, you are doing BJP’s politics... today, you are dead”.