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Md Ali Park Pandal: Change in venue will not affect celebration, claim organisers
Sun, Sep 29, 2019

The iconic pandal, first set-up in 1969, had been shifted to a nearby fire station after the retaining wall of a British-era reservoir in the park collapsed. Lakhs of devotees visit the pandal every year.

Narada case: Mukul Roy fails to appear before CBI, summoned again today
Sat, Sep 28, 2019

According to sources, CBI officials wanted to speak to Roy before the five-day custody of IPS officer S M H Mirza, who was arrested on Thursday, ends on September 30.

Narada sting operation case: IPS officer held, CBI summons Mukul Roy
Fri, Sep 27, 2019

As per records, Mirza was taped accepting money from Narada news portal editor Mathew Samuel during a sting operation. During interrogation by the ED, which is probing the money trail into the case, Mirza accepted that he took cash from Samuel but as "donation" to an orphanage.

Students manhandle Supriyo at JU: 4 FIRs lodged over rioting, assault, unlawful assembly
Sat, Sep 21, 2019

The Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change had claimed that he was assaulted by some JU students, while the students alleged that they had been attacked by ABVP members who also vandalised university property.

Saradha scam: CBI conducts searches for Rajeev Kumar, seeks arrest warrant
Thu, Sep 19, 2019

As per sources, various teams including officials from Delhi have been carrying out search operations throughout Kolkata and adjoining areas since afternoon.

Saradha scam: Despite summons, Rajeev Kumar fails to appear before CBI
Sun, Sep 15, 2019

The 1989-batch IPS officer is accused of tampering with evidence and withholding vital evidence and documents, allegedly to shield influential people who had received cash from the Saradha Group.

Saradha chit fund scam: Calcutta HC withdraws interim protection to Rajeev Kumar
Fri, Sep 13, 2019

The High Court on Thursday was hearing a petition seeking the quashing of a CBI plea for custodial interrogation of the former top cop.

Kolkata metro services disrupted after man attempts suicide at Belgachia station
Thu, Sep 12, 2019

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.

Chandrayaan-2 landing: ‘Feels like result day at school’
Sat, Sep 07, 2019

Madhusudan and Ashima, the parents of Chandrakanta Kumar, the Deputy Project Director responsible for the RF system of Chandrayaan-2, were ready to watch the live telecast on TV with their neighbours.

Khagragarh blast case: 19 convicts sentenced 6 to 10 years’ jail term
Fri, Aug 30, 2019

The Burdwan blast of 2014 blew the lid off a flourishing network of the banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh in West Bengal, especially in the districts of Burdwan, Birbhum and Nadia.

Kolkata: Over 3,000 fined in 4 days of anti-honking drive
Sun, Aug 25, 2019

The fine for excessive honking is Rs 100. The campaign is aimed to sensitise people about the ill-effects of noise pollution.

Janmashtami celebrations: 3 killed, several injured in Bengal temple stampede
Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh for those who were critically injured and Rs 50,000 for those with minor injuries.

Tourists cross out Kashmir from their Durga Puja travel list
Thu, Aug 08, 2019

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.

Palamau, Jharkhand; Buxa, West Bengal: At reserves where no tigers registered, shock, denials
Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Forest officials say there are plans to bring six tigers from outside to the Buxa forest and increase the prey base by bringing in 50 sambhar deers over the next year.

Explained: How Kolkata has simplified process of changing property ownership
Sun, Aug 04, 2019

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.

Explained: Why Mamata has rushed to say sorry to a college professor in Bengal
Sat, Jul 27, 2019

A significant reason for the saffron surge in the state is attributable to the attitudes and actions that the Trinamool and its leaders have demonstrated.

Bombs hurled outside West Bengal BJP MP residence
Thu, Jul 25, 2019

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.

Martyrs’ Day rally: 5,000 cops on road, traffic restrictions in Kolkata today
Sun, Jul 21, 2019

Top officials, including Commissioner of Police Anuj Sharma and Joint Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) Jawed Shamim, visited the venue to oversee the preparedness on Saturday.

Kolkata: SpiceJet technician killed after getting stuck in aircraft’s landing door; DGCA, police begin probe
Thu, Jul 11, 2019

The body was so badly stuck that fire brigade had to cut it out from the landing gear of the aircraft to remove it. The body has been sent for post mortem.

Two days after he was beaten up, Nadia man dies; BJP MP blames ‘TMC goons’
Sun, Jul 07, 2019

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".

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