Kolkata

IPL 2022: KKR rope in former India bowling coach Bharat Arun in its support staff

Arun was the bowling coach of the Indian team under Ravi Shastri until recently and worked alongside B Sridhar as the fielding coach.

published on : 14th January 2022

Kolkata's The Olde House Eatery teases taste buds fond of European fare

Bringing back popular dishes eaten in colonial Calcutta, The Olde House Eatery is teasing taste buds fond of European fare  

published on : 9th January 2022

Record rise of COVID in Bengal, Kolkata accounts for nearly half the cases

Kolkata shares 44% of the total new cases, having reported 6,170 on Wednesday. The growth rate is said to be highest ever since the outbreak of the pandemic in Bengal in 2020.

published on : 7th January 2022

Bengal logs 14,022 fresh COVID cases; Kolkata film festival postponed

The positivity rate rose to 23.17 per cent from Tuesday's 18.96 per cent. The metropolis accounted for 6,170 new infections, followed by North 24 Parganas at 2,540 and Howrah at 1,280.

published on : 6th January 2022

Kolkata Diary

An expert committee of IIT Kharagpur has suggested construction of two flyovers over the busy Chingrighata crossing on EM Bypass.

published on : 5th January 2022

Major fire at paint godown in Kolkata

A major fire broke out on Saturday morning at a godown here, where paint, thinner and other related items were stored, an official said.

published on : 1st January 2022

Medical intern with no foreign travel history tests positive for Omicron in Bengal

Meanwhile, West Bengal on Saturday reported four Covid-19 deaths, which took the toll to 19,711, the health department said in its bulletin.

published on : 25th December 2021

Calcutta HC directs SEC to preserve CCTV footage of Kolkata civic poll booths

The court also directed that for the forthcoming elections to the remaining civic bodies, the State Election Commission will take steps to install CCTV cameras at conspicuous spots.

published on : 24th December 2021

Independents, BJP biggest losers of deposits in KMC polls

The Left Front’s performance was better in terms of securing the deposit compared to the two national parties. 

published on : 23rd December 2021

BJP MPs approached me for probe into purchase, installation of CCTVs: Bengal Governor

The state BJP has alleged intimidation of its candidates and workers and electoral malpractices by ruling TMC supporters during the December 19 civic elections.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Congress candidate for KMC polls moves Calcutta High Court over assault

Justice Rajasekhar Mantha, before whom his lawyer mentioned the matter, granted leave to him to file a petition in this regard.

published on : 22nd December 2021

One arrested for alleged EVM tampering in Kolkata

The complaint was lodged at Burtolla Police Station and the 33-year-old accused was arrested from his Sree Aurobinda Sarani residence on Tuesday night.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Stop vandalising opposition party offices now: Actor Parambrata hits out at Trinamool

Chatterjee, who has starred in Kahani, Pari and Bulbul, is known to be a sympathiser of the TMC.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Mamata's TMC registers landslide victory in Kolkata civic polls

Establishing record dominance, the TMC secured a 72% vote share when the LF bagged 12% and the BJP 9% respectively. The Congress got a 4% vote share.

published on : 21st December 2021

After victory in Kolkata municipal polls, Mamata offers prayers at Guwahati's Kamakhya temple

It was a “private” visit of the West Bengal CM and she did not talk to the media persons present on the temple premises. On seeing her, the devotees shouted “didi, didi”.

published on : 21st December 2021
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