While some sweets have political slogans embossed on them, there are others with carvings of the ruling Trinamool Congress supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the BJP’s poll mascot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Kolkata Police had carried out searches at Rakesh Singh's residence for at least three hours on Tuesday. Officers alleged while Singh was not at home, two of his sons obstructed them from carrying out their duties.
Bhagwan Panigrahi is back to picking up pieces in life, something the small vendor has done all along – ever since he ran away from home in Odisha's Balasore and boarded a train to Kolkata as an eight-year-old.
According to officials, 20,700 workers were scheduled to be inoculated by the end of the day in 207 centres, but 25 per cent of those eligible did not turn up. Health officials said they were looking into why so many health workers were absent.
It is alleged that Subhra Kundu had high-level contacts in the bureaucratic and political circles and the sleuths believe that she was running the show on behalf of her husband, Gautam Kundu who is in jail.
At least 25 fire tenders were pressed into service as the blaze engulfed several houses in the slum on Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue beside the Bagbazar Women's College near the Chitpore Lock Gate Bridge.
Individuals with political links are also under CBI’s scanner as it has widened the probe. In a significant development, the central agency issued a look out notice last week against Trinamool Youth Congress leader Vinay Kumar Mishra.
According to sources, Roy's name allegedly cropped up during the course of investigation. He has also been questioned by the CID earlier, following which he had secured an anticipatory bail from the high court last year.