Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will approach the ICMR for advice after the Calcutta high court on Wednesday ruled that the family of a Covid-19 victim should be allo
The Kolkata Municipal Corporation will lay more stress on treatment of diseases like diabetes or hypertension through its ward health clinics after preliminary reports (a
A doctor, called by Dutta #39;s family members after they found her body in the bathroom, attributed her death to cardiac arrest.
The IPS officer was having some health-related issues and was on leave since last Saturday, sources in Kolkata Police said.
Kolkatas 11-year wait for a direct connection to Europe just got longer. The direct Kolkata-London flight that was to take off in the early hours of Thursday was cancelle
Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ruled that hospitals refusing to admit Covid patients without a valid reason could be a culpable breach of the fundamental duty of a medi
The countrys biggest medical cyclotron, Cyclone 30, that can produce radioisotopes for diagnosis and treatment of cancer at one-third the existing cost, has started funct
The death of their four-month-old son during lockdown, debts incurred during the Covid pandemic, failure in paying EMIs for cars bought under a state finance scheme led a
The day started with lakhs of people paying obeisance to their forefathers on the banks of Hooghly and other rivers and water bodies across the state amid the COVID-19 pa
The railways has announced seven pairs of special trains every week from Howrah to Jodhpur and Howrah to Bikaner from October.
Several fake social media accounts of senior Bengal police officers, being used to solicit favours, including money, has prompted a detailed CID probe into the fraud.
Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ruled that the family of a Covid-19 victim should be allowed to perform the last rites calling it akin to a fundamental right but stres
Twelve out of 28 passengers booked on the inaugural Air India flight from London to Kolkata could not board the aircraft as they did not carry Covid-19 negative test repo
Plus-II scores have been so high this year that even after fourth merit lists were published, admission cut-offs at prominent colleges in the city remained between 91% an
Karim, a former Congress Doctors #39; Cell chief and CPI (M) #39;s Birbhum candidate in last year #39;s Lok Sabha election, was welcomed to the party by its secretary-gen
It directed that the body should be secured in a body bag, the face end of which should be preferably transparent.
Preparatory work such as the selection of films in different sections are going on but it is not clear how the situation will unfold in November.
Kolkata Metro's system of crowd management seems to have become a model for the country.
Covid positive cases and deaths in Bengal in the first two weeks of September have gone up marginally compared to the corresponding period last month. But in Kolkata, bot
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is headed to North Bengal next week to resume her district administrative meetings, her first such visit since the Covid-19 outbreak in Mar
A taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly making lewd comments and gestures at actor and Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty in the heart of south Kolkata on Monday afterno
At noon on Wednesday, Air India flight AI 1550 will take off from Heathrow airport in London for Kolkata airport, reconnecting the umbilical cord that had been snapped 11
The Covid-19 death toll in West Bengal rose to 4,062 on Tuesday with 59 more people succumbing to the disease, the state health department said in a bulletin.
As MR 311 chugged into Dum Dum station sharp at 8am, it was a welcome sight as no passenger rushed towards the door to grab a seat. Another pleasant change that was notic
CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a monthly stipend of Rs 1,000 and housing benefits for poor Brahmins (Hindu priests) as well as the establishment of a Dalit Academ
Sanitized coaches, social distancing, relative ease of travel... the citys commute lifeline, the Metro the countrys oldest was back on track on Monday in a new avatar.
A Barasat fast track court on Monday convicted New Town lawyer Anindita Pal Dey (35) in connection with the murder of her husband Rajat Kumar Dey (34), who was also a law
The Calcutta High Court on Monday urged parents who can afford the original school fees not to take advantage of the waivers proposed by school committees so that the sch
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a monthly allowance of Rs 1,000 and free housing for more than 8,000 poor Sanatan Brahmin priests of the st
The West Bengal Police have formed separate core groups of police officers with expertise in cybercrime detection to deal with the menace of circulation of fake news, a s
Kaukub Quder Sajjad Ali Meerza, the great-grandson of Awadhs last monarch, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, and grandson of Nawab Birjis Quder, died of Covid-19 in Kolkata on Sunday
Metro rail services in Kolkata resumed on Monday after a gap of more than five months, a senior official said. The regular services were suspended due to the Covid-19 out
Shankar Sikdar, BJP president of South Kolkata district is eyeing to wrest a number of assembly seats from South Kolkata, he told media. Sikdar who had been newly appoint
The death of a neighbour suspected by a section of locals due to Covid led to another neighbour assaulting a 25-year-old man. The victim, identified as Biswanath Roy an
Three persons, including two brothers, were arrested from Peyarabagan slums for sneaking into David Hare Training College on Ballygunge Circular Road early on Saturday an
West Bengal crossed the two-lakh total cumulative Covid case mark on Sunday, a little over a month since it reported its first lakh cases on August 11.
Sundays special 10am-7pm NEET run served as the perfect soft launch and a successful dress rehearsal for the Kolkata Metro ahead of the resumption of its commercial servi
A girl from Murshidabad spent the better part of Saturday night on a Salt Lake road after travelling 200km from home; a boy from Malda came to Kolkata three days early to
With Metro services restarting, bus owners have expressed concerns over the possibility of the trains eating into their meagre revenue. Autorickshaw operators, however, h
After days of apprehension over crowd control in the countrys oldest Metro, which caters to the highest passenger density, a unique solution emerged from meetings between
Dakshineswar Kali temple will be off limits on Mahalaya morning and will open only at 3pm. The decision to keep the temple shut on a day when lakhs usually gather for rit
The 1-kilometre link road between airport arhai number gate and VIP Road-Jessore Road crossing, which was in a shambles leading to snarls in and around the airport for mo
An unidentified gang sneaked into David Hare Training College on Ballygunge Circular Road early Saturday and reportedly vandalized multiple rooms. Though the apparent mot
For 27-year-old Dhapa crematorium worker Dharmendra Mallick, Covid-induced social distancing has led to an emotional crisis that he has been struggling to come to terms w
As many as 66 centres for NEET in Kolkata and 16 in Howrah have readied themselves for Sundays examination. In the past one week, each centre went through multiple rounds
When the first rake chugs out of Noapara carshed at 9.45am on Sunday, exactly 174 days after coronavirus put brakes on Metro services on March 22, brace for a comparative
For the 2,000-odd Metro Railway personnel, resumption of services will be their biggest professional challenge ever.
West Bengal BJP's youth wing president Soumitra Khan was detained for allegedly blocking a road by organising a sit-in outside the city police commissioner's office here
Nobody had heard of Khomdram Gambhir Singh since he went missing from his Imphal home in 1978. All efforts of his family members to track him proved futile and there was
In less than a week, fish lovers in the city can load their shopping bags with the most coveted catch of the season at their local markets. A huge consignment of Padmar i
A Mumbai Police Anti-Terrorism Squad team arrested a 49-year-old gym instructor from his Russa Road home in Tollygunge on Thursday for threatening Shiv Sena MP and spokes
South Eastern Railway (SER) may consider running graded suburban services before the Pujas after consultations with the state government and after studying the impact of