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Missing kheer-doi pot keeps railway staff on toes

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

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:50 am

Abhijit was pulled up for poor handwriting

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

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:27 am

Kolkata: Taxi driver abuses woman

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

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:23 am

Police outpost vandalized after custodial death

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

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:18 am

Never thought Abhijit would win the award: Mom

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 Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:13 am

WB: First cabinet meet after Puja at Soujanno

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 8:06 pm

'Very happy', says mother of Abhijit Banerjee

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 6:48 pm

Man attempts suicide, Kol Metro services hit

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 10:53 am

WB: Three held with 6kg drug worth Rs 50 lakh

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 10:49 am

Howrah: Techie harassed by cabby and aides

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 10:23 am

Man lynched in Howrah on suspicion of theft

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 10:20 am

Youth in car robbed during immersion at Naktala

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 Times of India 14 Oct 2019 10:16 am

WB scouts for lakes to shift Chhath from Hooghly

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 10:05 am

Cops swoop in on bars in Kolkata, arrest seven

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 9:53 am

Dry spell likely in Kolkata for two days

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

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 7:00 am

Kolkata: Man kills wife on sons birthday, held

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 Times of India 14 Oct 2019 6:30 am

Help at hand for pet lovers at New Town

The pet clinic-cum-creche and cemetery set up in New Town last year seems to have gained popularity among pet lovers.

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 6:26 am

Kolkata: AQI breaches 100 mark

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 Times of India 14 Oct 2019 6:06 am

Kol: 15-year-old kills father for assaulting mom

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 Times of India 14 Oct 2019 5:53 am

Triple murder: BJP seeks central agency probe

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 5:55 pm

BJP to take out Gandhi Sankalp Yatra from Oct 15

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 5:10 pm

Sharp flight ascent key to noise relief for locals

A veteran pilot has floated a proposal that can better the lives of thousands residing near Kolkata airport.

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 1:10 pm

Guv may suggest names for JU DSc, DLitt awardees

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 1:01 pm

BJP man shot dead at his Nadia shop

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 12:51 pm

Community Lakshmi Pujas new flavour of season

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 12:43 pm

Kolkata mayor sows hopes of tram route revival

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 12:33 pm

Bengal: Womans body found in pond, her two daughters detained

The Indian Express 13 Oct 2019 10:48 am

Monsoon to exit Kolkata in 2-3 days: Met

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 Times of India 13 Oct 2019 7:35 am

Trial runs key to E-W Metro 1st phase inauguration

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 Times of India 13 Oct 2019 7:26 am

11 days after ban, use of plastic bags continues

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 6:24 am

Kolkata: Racing bus hits errant biker on Bypass

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 5:58 am

Sarobar to shut down for 24 hrs on Chhath

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

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 5:50 am

Murshidabad triple murder: BJP MP targets govt

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 6:01 pm

2 detained in Murshidabad triple murder case

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 11:36 am

Kolkata: Earphones on, man run over by train

A middle-aged man, who was speaking on his mobile while walking along railway tracks between Nungi and Akra stations, was run over by a Budge Budge-bound local train arou

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 11:02 am

Kolkata: 90 freshwater turtles seized; 1 held

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 9:41 am