Two state universities have called off scheduled programmes that chancellor Jagdeep Dhankhar had said he would attend, with one of the decisions being a direct fallout of
The first Bengal Business Conclave got off to a flying start on Wednesday in Digha, with the state bagging investment proposals to the tune of at least Rs 2,750 crore, ap
A young couple from Mumbai was arrested at the Kolkata airport for allegedly smuggling 24 gold bars worth around Rs 11.5 lakh, which they concealed in belt buckles, jeans
The railways has turned to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for help to attain greater efficiency in operating trains, to reduce accidents due to human error and
The CID has busted five fake BPOs operating out of five locations in Salt Lakes sectors I and V and rounded up 15 peoplesome of them engineersfor cheating residents of th
Bidhannagar Police on Tuesday busted a sex racket operating from a rented apartment at a posh housing complex in New Town in West Bengal capital Kolkata.
In one of the largest gold hauls this year, the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Tuesday seized 42 kg gold worth Rs 16.5 crore after busting a gold smuggling r
The teaching and non-teaching staff in government and government-aided schools have been given a strict instruction to reach school on time and leave their phones outside
Romanian citizen Siliviu Florin Spiridon (28), the arrested kingpin of a skimming gang that defrauded Kolkata residents of over Rs 15 lakh, used to spend around Rs 1.2 la
A Mizo volleyball player has smashed the internet with a candid picture of her breastfeeding her seven-month-old baby during a match break at the inaugural Mizoram State
The city is set to remain cloudy and may receive a light drizzle on Thursday under the influence of a western disturbance. While the neighbouring states of Bihar and Jhar
A 64-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stalking a 26-year-old woman, who was returning home with her mother and friend, outside Dum Dum Metro station. The accused,
Security checks at Kolkata airport are expected to be quicker and more convenient as the authorities plan to introduce an automated tray retrieval system (ATRS). The move
The retail price of onion dropped significantly within 24 hours of chief minister Mamata Banerjees sudden inspection at Jadubabus Bazar. The price, which hovered around R
Satyabrata Sen, a 78-year-old retired engineer, died while swimming in the Rabindra Sarobar on Tuesday morning. Preliminary reports suggest that he might have suffered a
Clad in a bandhgala punjabi and a dhoti, as Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee stepped onto the dais at Stockholm Concert Hall in Sweden on Tuesday afternoon along with his wife E
The legislators, along with state ministers, claimed that the Governor was #39;withholding #39; important bills, which needed to be tabled in the Assembly for discussion.
If you see a woman in distress on the road, do not hesitate to call the cops. You will neither be asked to join the evidence collection team nor will you be told to revea
Thirty men, including brothel managers, pimps and customers, were arrested from four upper middle-class neighbourhoods in south Kolkata during successive raids late on Su
Three students were injured in a blast inside an abandoned building near Baruipur on Monday afternoon. They were admitted to Calcutta National Medical College. Police are
An 11-year-old student of a reputable school in south Kolkata has written to her Pradhan Mantri Jethu (uncle) Narendra Modi, urging him to take steps to curb pollution ar
A majority of Kolkatans will be glued to the TV sets on Tuesday afternoon, when Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee collects his Economics Nobel Prize at Stockholm in Sweden, some 6
The next time you enter the Kolkata airport terminal in an app cab to receive someone flying into the city, be prepared to shell out Rs 60 in addition to your taxi fare o
Ten onion-laden trucks, seven of them from Nashik, arrived at Koley Market on Monday. During a surprise visit to Jadubabus Bazar, CM Mamata Baneerjee expressed her anger
Entire north and central Kolkata and some parts of south will go dry on December 14 owing to an urgent repair work of water valves at the Tallah water reservoir. Some are
A 37-year-old man died of dengue at a private hospital in Kolkata, taking the toll due to the vector-borne disease in the state since January to 28, officials said on Mon
West Bengal has emerged as one of the least corrupt states in the country, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday citing a recent survey conducted in 20 states.
A first-year postgraduate student of Presidency University was allegedly molested outside her hostel in Salt Lake on Saturday afternoon while she had gone out to withdraw
A 23-year-old newly-wed woman was slashed with a chopper allegedly by her father in Ashokenagar, North 24 Parganas, on Sunday afternoon for marrying against his wish.
Bacterial infection scrub typhus, which is caused by a mite believed to be restricted to rural areas, may be on the verge of turning endemic in Kolkata.
A middle-aged man was arrested for allegedly stripping and sexually assaulting a Class-VIII girl by locking her inside his Amherst Street flat. The accused tormented her
A private hospital has been asked to pay compensation to an elderly patient who was allegedly abused by a female attendant at its ICU last year.
The fire at Anaj Mandi in Delhi, which killed 43 people and injured many others, was a grim reminder of Surya Sen Market fire in 2013. It is a wake-up call for all city m
A woman and her paramour, who allegedly murdered her husband, Pritam Chatterjee, (40), two years ago, were arrested from a lodge at Tarapith in Hooghly on Saturday night.