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W Bengal's Covid death toll climbs to 4,298

The Times of India 20 Sep 2020 1:49 am

WB: 2 held for acid attack on student in Nadia

The Times of India 20 Sep 2020 12:08 am

Blame game in WB over arrest of terrorists

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 9:45 pm

Covid victims' last rites: KMC to seek ICMR advice

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 Times of India 19 Sep 2020 6:00 pm

Kolkata: Co-morbidity survey nears halfway mark

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

The Times of India 19 Sep 2020 12:29 pm

Bengal: TMC leaders 9-year-old son killed, 3 held

The Indian Express 19 Sep 2020 10:22 am

Bengal: Parks set to reopen from Sept 23, zoos from Oct 2

The Indian Express 19 Sep 2020 10:12 am

Kolkata Police initiates probe into fashion designerSharbari Dutta's death

A doctor, called by Dutta #39;s family members after they found her body in the bathroom, attributed her death to cardiac arrest.

The New Indian Express 18 Sep 2020 4:03 pm

Kolkata Police DCP tests COVID-19 positive, admitted to hospital

The IPS officer was having some health-related issues and was on leave since last Saturday, sources in Kolkata Police said.

The New Indian Express 18 Sep 2020 3:55 pm

Kolkata to London, still via Delhi

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

The Times of India 18 Sep 2020 10:00 am

'Hosps can't refuse to admit Covid patients'

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 Times of India 18 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Country's biggest med cyclotron gets functional

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 Times of India 18 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Childs death, debt drive Kol couple to suicide

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 Times of India 18 Sep 2020 7:30 am

Bengal govt misusing police, admin officials: Governor

The Indian Express 18 Sep 2020 6:51 am

Mahalaya celebrated amid COVID-19, Durga Puja a month later

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 New Indian Express 18 Sep 2020 12:23 am

Kolkata: Special trains to Jodhpur, Bikaner

The railways has announced seven pairs of special trains every week from Howrah to Jodhpur and Howrah to Bikaner from October.

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 10:00 am

Hunt on for gang behind fake social media accounts

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.

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Covid: 'Allow kin at last rites but follow SOPs'

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

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Kol: Covid cert confusion mars London flight

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

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 7:48 am

Kol: 4th list on, cut-offs refuse to go below 91%

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

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 7:46 am

Health activists, BJP leaders join Trinamool ahead of 2021 Bengal polls

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

The New Indian Express 17 Sep 2020 1:10 am

Calcutta HC allows families of those dying due to COVID-19 to perform last rites

It directed that the body should be secured in a body bag, the face end of which should be preferably transparent.

The New Indian Express 17 Sep 2020 12:52 am

Physical or digital screening: Kolkata International Film Festival yet to decide

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.

The New Indian Express 16 Sep 2020 10:49 pm

Mum Metro eyes Kol e-pass model to resume ops

Kolkata Metro's system of crowd management seems to have become a model for the country.

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:00 am

In Kolkata, Covid cases dip in September 1st half

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

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:00 am

WB CM to resume district admin meetings

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

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Cabby harasses Mimi Chakraborty on Kol road

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

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 9:30 am

11 years on, 1st London flight to land in Kolkata

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 Times of India 16 Sep 2020 7:40 am

West Bengal: 59 more Covid deaths, 3,227 cases

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.

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 2:00 am

Welcome change: No more dada, ektu chepe boshun

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

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 10:00 am

Govt aid for purohits; backing for Hindi, dalits

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

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 10:00 am

First step for Kolkata Metro after 6 months

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.

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Lawyer convicted for killing husband 2 yrs ago

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 Times of India 15 Sep 2020 7:51 am

Dont take advantage of fee waivers, HC to parents

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

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 7:49 am

TMC MLA murder: BJP MPs name added in chargesheet

The Indian Express 15 Sep 2020 4:47 am

WB: Mamata announces sops for Brahmin priests

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 Times of India 14 Sep 2020 9:29 pm

Fake news: WB cops form separate groups

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 6:00 pm

Covid-19: Wajid Ali Shah's scion passes away

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 6:00 pm

Kolkata Metro resumes services after 5 months

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 4:08 pm

BJP eyeing South Kolkata assembly seats: Sikdar

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 Times of India 14 Sep 2020 3:53 pm

Kol: Man assaulted over neighbours Covid death

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 3:24 pm

Kol: Height bars on six up ramps of Maa flyover

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 3:21 pm

Three arrested for college theft in Kolkata

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 3:17 pm

Covid-19: West Bengal past 2 lakh-mark

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.

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 10:00 am

Kolkata Metro passes exam-day soft launch

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Tales of examinees courage behind NEET success

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 7:46 am

Buses fear revenue cut in Kolkata

With Metro services restarting, bus owners have expressed concerns over the possibility of the trains eating into their meagre revenue. Autorickshaw operators, however, h

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 7:30 am

Countrys oldest metro set to run again

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

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 7:30 am

Day 1: 1,648 take ride on Kolkata Metros spl service

The Indian Express 14 Sep 2020 4:47 am

Hooghly BJP worker found dead, party accuses TMC of murder

The Indian Express 14 Sep 2020 4:40 am

WB BJP worker's body found hanging from tree

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 5:04 pm

Mahalaya morning: Dakshineswar temple to be shut

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 Times of India 13 Sep 2020 3:01 pm

Bengal: BJP workers body found hanging from tree in Hooghly

The Indian Express 13 Sep 2020 2:47 pm

Road near Kolkata airport gets a healing touch

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

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 12:11 pm

Kolkata: Teacher training college looted

An unidentified gang sneaked into David Hare Training College on Ballygunge Circular Road early Saturday and reportedly vandalized multiple rooms. Though the apparent mot

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 10:00 am

Kol: Pandemic brings C-change in life of doms

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

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 9:30 am

WBl: NEET centres pass NTA scrutiny

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

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 8:11 am

WB: Change in AC mode to pump in more fresh air

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

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 8:09 am

Kol Metro staffers brace for biggest challenge

For the 2,000-odd Metro Railway personnel, resumption of services will be their biggest professional challenge ever.

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 8:09 am

Cong hopes to resolve internal issues in Assam

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 12:59 am

'Victimisation' of Rhea: Cong takes out rallies

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 12:31 am

WB: BJP youth wing chief detained over sit-in

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

The Times of India 12 Sep 2020 6:00 pm

Lockdown in West Bengal complete, no new dates set

The Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 2:03 pm

Kolkata East-West Metro will also resume on September 14

The Indian Express 12 Sep 2020 1:56 pm

Imphal man, who came back from Mum, found hanging

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

The Times of India 12 Sep 2020 1:36 pm

1,450 tonnes of hilsa on way to West Bengal

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

The Times of India 12 Sep 2020 9:30 am

Kangana's fan from Kol threatens Sena MP, held

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

The Times of India 12 Sep 2020 9:30 am

'Will try to start train services before Puja'

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

The Times of India 12 Sep 2020 8:20 am