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Makaut first casualty of guv-varsity divorce

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 Times of India 12 Dec 2019 6:00 am

Rs 2,750cr for WB, two star hotels for Digha

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

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 6:00 am

Kolkata: Gold hidden in watches; couple in net

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 Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:49 am

Rlys seeks Isro help, links trains to satellites

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 Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:33 am

Techies in Salt Lake dupe US, UK citizens

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

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:01 am

Kolkata: Cops bust sex racket in New Town area

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.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 8:04 pm

Kolkata: DRI seizes Rs 10cr gold from Sinthi More

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 Times of India 11 Dec 2019 11:59 am

Leave your phones outside class: Govt to teachers

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 11:54 am

Kolkata: Cops crack Romanian ATM gangs laptop

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 11:49 am

Breastfeeding by Mizo player wins hearts

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 Times of India 11 Dec 2019 8:10 am

Kolkata may remain cloudy, get light rain on Thur

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 7:22 am

64-yr-old held for stalking woman in Kolkata

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,

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 7:20 am

Kol: New tray mgmt system to reduce flyers queues

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 Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:59 am

Onion price dips within 24 hrs of CM tough talk

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:50 am

78-yr-old dies while swimming in Rabindra Sarobar

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

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:48 am

Abhijit Banerjee wears Bangaliana at Nobel event

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 Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:03 am

West Bengal Assembly adjourned sine-die due to lack of business

The Indian Express 10 Dec 2019 10:41 pm

Top cop urges people to report crime against women

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 6:03 am

Kolkata cops bust sex shops in posh pockets

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 6:02 am

WB: 3 students injured in blast, one critical

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:32 am

'Pollution akin to human rights violation'

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:28 am

Eyes on Stockholm for Abhijits Nobel show

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 Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:22 am

Pay Rs 60 to drop off at Kol airport arrival level

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:20 am

Kolkata: Mamata fumes over soaring onion prices

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:15 am

North, central Kolkata to go dry on December 14

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

The Times of India 10 Dec 2019 4:15 am

WB: 37-year-old man dies of dengue, toll at 28

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 10:22 pm

Mamata makes surprise visit to Kolkata market

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 5:45 pm

West Bengal one of the least corrupt states: CM

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.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 1:11 pm

Presidency student molested near Salt Lake ATM

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 7:23 am

Man stabs daughter for marrying against his wish

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.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 7:15 am

Scrub typhus now endemic in Kolkata

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.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 6:00 am

Kol: Pocso cuffs on man for abusing minor girl

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 5:35 am

WB: Hosp fined Rs 50k for abuse of elderly patient

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 Times of India 9 Dec 2019 5:28 am

Delhi fire a wake up call for Kolkata markets

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

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:19 am

Bengal: Woman, paramour held for mans murder

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.

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:17 am

AI-enabled cams to keep vigil on Eco Park lake

The Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) will soon introduce artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance safety measures to prevent accidents at the main Ec

The Times of India 9 Dec 2019 4:00 am