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Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata to get more airports

While the Centre’s plans for the new Delhi and Mumbai airports are on in full swing, the Civil Aviation Ministry has written to the Tamil Nadu and West Bengal governments to suggest plots of land.

10 Nov 2017

Delhi-Kolkata GoAir flight G8 127 has made an emergency landing at Kolkata airport.
GoAir plane lands under bomb threat in Kolkata, declared hoax

An airline official told news agency ANI that the flight was landed after a bomb threat letter

07 Nov 2017

Kolkata Diary

Sucheta said initially she had to face rebuke and ridicule in the male-dominated cab business but has always received the respect from the customers.

02 Nov 2017

Kolkata Diaries: Mukul Roy's rosogollos, smaller Hilsas and many more

Thrown out by Didi, the former Trinamool Congress number two, Mukul Roy sent rosogullas to BJP Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh on Vijayadashami day.

06 Oct 2017

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Only in Kolkata: Durga Puja marquees themed on FIFA U-17 World Cup turning crowd pullers

Intensifying the excitement, the state's biggest carnival is highlighting the overflowing passion for the game in this part of the country.

28 Sep 2017

Cab aggregator Uber |File photo
Now, reach Kolkata Police faster via Uber app

The release claimed that since its launch on June 22, 2017, around 40,000 people have downloaded the Bondhu app.

18 Sep 2017

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat (File | PTI)
West Bengal government-owned auditorium cancels RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat programme booking

The RSS today alleged that a state-owned auditorium here where its chief Mohan Bhagwat was scheduled to attend a programme on October 3 has cancelled the booking for the event.

05 Sep 2017

Performance artist Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee in the attire he wore to Waldorf restaurant in Kolkata on Monday. EPS
Kolkata artist refused entry into posh restaurant for wearing 'lungi'

The manager could not understand what actually happened during that moment.

05 Jun 2017

Tight police arrangements in place for LF Nabanna march

At least 11 farmers' wings of the Left Front in the state are scheduled to hold the 'march to Nabanna' rally tomorrow to protest anti-farmer measures.

21 May 2017

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Hackers attempt to withdraw money from Kolkata Mayor's wife's account

The mayor and his wife came to know about the unsuccessful attempt after Sovan Chatterjee's wife received a text message alerting her against insufficient cash balance.

16 May 2017

Diego Maradona (PTI file photo)
Diego Maradona to visit Kolkata during two-day trip in September

This will be the 1986 World Cup winner's second visit to the city after December 2008 when thousands of fans gathered to welcome him past midnight at the airport.

03 May 2017

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West Bengal cyber adjudicator fines man for spying on wife's mobile phone

The woman, in her complaint had claimed that her estranged husband had filed a matrimonial suit before the Howrah civil court seeking divorce in June 2014.

21 Apr 2017

Narada CEO summoned by police in extortion call case

In the summon sent to Mathew yesterday, Muchipara Police station officer-in charge asked him to appear at the said station by April 20.

17 Apr 2017

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee | PTI
Complaint against CPM leader for calling Mamata 'an item with a criminal bent of mind'

Controversial CPM leader Gautam Deb is in a soup after calling West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee a ‘maal’ (item) during a public meet.

04 Apr 2017

Devotees throng to celebrate Ram Navami. (File photo | EPS)
West Bengal police to deploy special forces ahead of Ram Navami celebrations

With the emerging force BJP-RSS vowing to celebrate Ram Navami in a big way in all the districts of the State on April 5, the State administration is on its toes to curb any possible communal violence

03 Apr 2017

Actor Ranodeep Bose remains critical

The condition of actor and grandson of thespian Soumitra Chatterjee, Ranodeep Bose, remained critical today following serious injury in a road mishap.     

01 Apr 2017

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Plastic egg-seller arrested in Kolkata

The KMC team visited the seller in the Muchipara area from whom Ansari had bought eggs.

31 Mar 2017

Burrabazar fire UPDATE: Fire tenders increased to 30, situation not under control. | Picture Courtesy: ANI
21 hours on, century-old Kolkata building fire yet to be controlled

Traffic movement around Rabindra Sarani and nearby roads have been controlled as a precautionary measure.
 

28 Feb 2017

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Youth killed in Kolkata for protesting against eve-teasing

According to Mustakin's family, he was attacked because he confronted a group of men hurling obscene comments at female performers.

26 Feb 2017

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Bengal child trafficking case: 10-day CID remand for Manas Bhowmik

Bhowmik was arrested by CID yesterday after prolonged interrogation on the charge of being involved in selling children to foreigner couples with fake papers from the NGO 'Bimala Sishu Griho'.

24 Feb 2017

Nine minor girls missing from Chandana's shelter home in Bengal

The district magistrate of Jalpaiguri, Rachna Bhagat has said that the register kept at the Devnagar home listed 30 inmates but only 21 were present.

23 Feb 2017