More areas flooded in West Bengal's Malda and South Dinajpur districts

 South Dinajpur district official said that the disaster management team had been put on high alert and the police stations been asked to be on vigil.

published on : 18th July 2019

CBI in pick and choose game in summoning me, says ex-top cop Rajiv Kumar to Calcutta HC

The Supreme Court had on May 9, 2014, ordered transfer of all cases related to ponzi scams, including the one involving Saradha Group, to the CBI.

published on : 18th July 2019

Air India launches non-stop flight to Dubai from Kolkata

Air India has direct flights to international destinations like Kathmandu, Dhaka, Yangon, and Bangkok from Kolkata, at present.

published on : 16th July 2019

KKR part ways with Jacques Kallis, Simon Katich after below-par IPL 2019

The team however has not taken a call on the future of captain Dinesh Karthik who was part of India's World Cup squad.

published on : 14th July 2019

Operation ‘bring back CM’ on at Kolkata park after snakes spotted

'I was stunned to see three snakes baring their fangs. I saw another snake emerging out of a waterbody. I stopped visiting the place since then,' Mamata had said.

published on : 13th July 2019

West Bengal minister Mustaq Ahmed’s son’s name crops up in cut money controversy

Monirujjaman and Lalbabu lodged separate complaints with the Kolkata Leather Complex police station.

published on : 11th July 2019

SpiceJet technician gets stuck in aircraft's landing gear door in Kolkata airport, dies

A complaint on "unnatural death" was filed at Airport police station, a senior police officer said.

published on : 10th July 2019

Cut money protest reaches Mamata Banerjee's residence

The group, comprising 100 odd men and women, came in two mini-trucks. However, security personnel guarding the CM’s residence pacified the agitators and stopped them from staging a demonstration.

published on : 7th July 2019

Obituary: Rabin Mondal made a stark case for human suffering

How one of India’s leading Modern artist, Rabin Mondal - who passed away on July 2 - played an active role in the art circuit.

published on : 6th July 2019

Airtel shuts down 3G network in Kolkata

Airtel has reframed the 900 MHz band spectrum being used for 3G to further strengthen its 4G network.

published on : 28th June 2019

Four members of ISIS-affiliate terror outfit arrested in Kolkata

The group comprises three Bangladeshi nationals and an Indian hailing from West Bengal's Birbhum district, a senior Kolkata Police officer said.

published on : 25th June 2019

Four Neo-JMB militants, including three Bangladeshis, held in Kolkata

Based on prior information, the STF officers arrested two Bangladeshi Nationals from the vicinity of Sealdah Railway Station parking lot.

published on : 25th June 2019

Calcutta: City of a distant joy

Perhaps no other place exercises quite the same kind of lure, composed of about equal parts of nostalgia and anger.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Communalism, lackadaisical administration aiding rise of hooliganism in Kolkata

According to retired IPS officer Md Nizam Shamim, hooliganism is rising as the criminals are getting adequate backing from political outfits.

published on : 22nd June 2019

Class 10 girl found dead in popular Kolkata school, suicide suspected

The authorities of the school in Ranikuthi area informed the police about the girl, a topper of her class.

published on : 21st June 2019
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