How far can one go to trace a misplaced pot of kheer-doi (mishti doi)? A true connoisseur of sweets would go the whole hog or so it seems, even if it means alerting the c
Despite being good with numbers, Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was pulled up by his mathematics teacher in Class VIII. Not because he was getting his sums wrong, but because o
A woman lodged a complaint with the Kolkata traffic police, alleging that the driver of a taxi hired from the prepaid taxi booth at Howrah station forced her to pay Rs 30
Fuming against alleged police atrocities, hundreds of villagers attacked Milki outpost under English Bazar police station and ransacked it before setting it on fire on Mo
A brilliant student who never ranked first in school, a bits-and-pieces sportsman, an ace cook, a complete family man and an economist by accident that is how Nirmala Ba
The first cabinet meeting after the Durga Puja is likely to be held at Soujanno - a new state government guest house located at the Hastings House in New Alipore instead
Personnel of the mine rescue team of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) who are at Kulti area of West Bengals West Burdwan district, have not been able to contact the men 19 ho
Metro Railway services in the city were partially disrupted for about half an hour on Monday morning after a man attempted suicide in front of an approaching train at Git
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Oct 14 (ANI) The Special Task Force (STF) on Sunday arrested three men with 6 kg narcotics worth Rs 50 lakh from Chingrighata Crossing, pol
A 23-year-old software engineer, who was returning home from a family vacation in Bangalore, had a horrific experience on Sunday morning after the driver of a yellow cab
A 35-yearold was lynched in Howrahs Malipanchghora on Sunday morning and another 27-yearold was brutally beaten up in Bankura on suspicion of being a thief. While Ershad
A 29-year-old youth driving a car was allegedly assaulted by a group of men taking part in an immersion procession by a local club as he tried to drive past the revellers
The state government has started scouting for waterbodies in and around the city, like at Nonadanga and Patuli, where they can shift the Chhath rituals from the Hooghly i
In a late-night raid on Saturday, police checked into multiple bars across the city and arrested seven people, including managers, bandmasters, senior staff members of th
Clouds floating in from neighbouring Odisha kept Sunday overcast and even led to a few spells of drizzle in the city. But the beginning of the week could be dry with sign
An electrician was arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife to death at his in-laws house at Maheshtala in South 24 Parganas on Saturday his sons birthday. Preliminary i
The pet clinic-cum-creche and cemetery set up in New Town last year seems to have gained popularity among pet lovers.
The city woke up to a hazy Sunday, with pollutants hanging low in the ambient air and refusing to dissipate even as the day progressed.
The youth who had bludgeoned his father to death with a stone block said he did so after his father refused to heed to his warnings to stop harassing his mother.
The BJP leadership in West Bengal will be taking out rallies across the state from October 15 to 26, as part of the party's nationwide 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra' initiative t
A veteran pilot has floated a proposal that can better the lives of thousands residing near Kolkata airport.
Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, also the chancellor of Jadvapur University and other state universities, may suggest fresh names for honoris causa in JU even though the
A BJP worker was allegedly shot dead here on Friday night. BJPs Ranaghat MP Jagannath Sarkar claimed Trinamool Congress goons were behind the murder. TMC denied the alleg
Durga Puja is over and so are pandal-hopping, binge eating and late nightouts. But the festive mood is still on and with Lakshmi Puja, the fun quotient is set to rise a f
Mayor Firhad Hakims assertion at C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen, where he said trams will play an important role in shifting Kolkatas transportation system to elec
It will feature 28 events; 12,000 participants from India and abroad expected
Despite the most delayed withdrawal in the Met history, the southwest monsoon is expected to exit the city on time. According to Met office, the eastern arm of the withdr
The success of the three-day service trials starting Tuesday will determine whether the first phase of East-West Metro can be inaugurated on October 24. Five rakes, which
The plastic poly bag business in Kolkatas wholesale market Burrabazar has shrunk following the ban that came into effect from October 2. But it has not disappeared comple
Two buses competing with each other resulted in yet another serious accident close to Science City where a biker received serious injuries on his leg. The incident took p
On November 2, Rabindra Sarobar will be locked down for 24 hours, only the second time in its almost century-long existence. The last time the lake at Dhakuria was shut w