The victim was later rescued and admitted to R. G. Kar Hospital. Passengers were also evacuated from the affected train at the station. Services were disrupted between Girish Park and Kavi Subhash stations.
As per tour operators in Kolkata, the choice of Kashmir as the tourist destination had been badly affected since the Pulwama attack. However, tourists were hoping for a peaceful trip to the Valley this puja, but in the current scenario, no one is willing to go ahead with their plans.
According to KMC officials, while work is on to develop a software to completely digitise the process, from Thursday, they have set up a dedicated counter to issue mutation certificates. Here's how to make the best use of it.
Arjun Singh, however, was away in Delhi attending the Parliament session when the incident took place. Singh's relatives alleged that goons backed by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) were behind the attack.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh demanded the immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from the post of Home Minister as she has "completely failed to perform her duties in maintaining the law and order situation in the state".
The West Bengal Petroleum Dealers’ Association will meet CM Mamata Banerjee and share their grievances with her. West Bengal Truck Operators’ Association too criticised the Budget saying it will add extra burden on loss-making transporters.
Dasgupta, who represents Saptagram Assembly constituency, has been accused of misappropriating funds meant for public schemes and taking kickbacks from people for adding them as beneficiaries in government schemes.
Last week, nearly 50 people were injured in a clash between two groups, allegedly supporters of BJP and TMC, in Keshpur area West Medinipur. Political violence continues to rock Bengal since the Lok Sabha polls result.