Kolkata News


Kolkata police sub-inspector injured in firing from his service revolver

An investigation is underway and CCTV footage is being scrutinised to find out whether the bullet was misfired or he tried to kill himself.

published : 03 Apr 2021

Fire breaks out at shoe manufacturing unit in Kolkata

While the cause of the blaze is yet to be ascertained, the fire brigade official said that there was no report of casualty or anyone being trapped inside the factory.

published : 03 Apr 2021

Kolkata diary: All that has been happening in the 'City of Joy'

Various officials of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) have been empowered to issue resident proof, income and other certificates in the absence of ward coordinators.

published : 28 Mar 2021

Mamata Banerjee called seeking help, alleges Nandigram BJP leader; party releases audio

BJP District Vice President in Nandigram Proloy Pal claimed on Saturday that Banerjee called him and sought his help in the election.

published : 27 Mar 2021

Three Kolkata schools shut as students, teacher found COVID-positive

La Martiniere for Boys and The Frank Anthony Public School shut down their campuses till March 27 and March 29, respectively.

published : 24 Mar 2021

After dinner with father, Kolkata woman sets him on fire

The woman went out with her father for dinner to a restaurant on Sunday night and got him drunk, then they went to the Chadpal Ghat on Strand Road for a stroll, a senior police officer said.

published : 22 Mar 2021

IAS Khalil Ahmed appointed administrator of Kolkata Municipal Corporation

Ahmed, who is the principal secretary in the Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Department, will remain in the post till the new Board of Councillors of the civic body takes charge.

published : 22 Mar 2021

West Bengal polls 2021: Left holds mega roadshow with candidates in Kolkata

The Left Front held a mega roadshow in south Kolkata with the candidates of five constituencies for the West Bengal Assembly polls as they headed to file their nominations on Saturday.

published : 21 Mar 2021

IndiGo hands over passenger to security agencies at Kolkata airport for not wearing mask on flight

Earlier this week, AirAsia India offloaded two passengers from its Goa-Mumbai flight and IndiGo handed over two flyers to security officials for not following the COVID-19 rules.

published : 20 Mar 2021

Illegal coal mining case: CBI summons two former civil services officers

The probe agency has also summoned businessman Amit Agarwal, a close aide of the SCAM kingpin Anup Majhi, alias Lala.

published : 19 Mar 2021

Man seriously injured by lion at Alipore Zoo in Kolkata

The unidentified man is undergoing treatment at the SSKM Hospital and his condition is "critical", hospital sources said.

published : 19 Mar 2021

Death of two persons in Kolkata not due to water contamination: Minister

The KMC has conducted tests of water samples collected from the Bhawanipore area in ward number 73.

published : 18 Mar 2021

After spending 40 years in jail as undertrial, Nepali man released by high court

Dipak Jaishi, who is now 70, has been languishing in Dum Dum Central Correctional Home since his arrest in Darjeeling district of West Bengal for the alleged murder of a man there in 1981.

published : 17 Mar 2021

Drug seizure case: Kolkata Police seeks info about arrested BJP leader's guards from CISF

Guards provided by CISF accompanied Rakesh Singh during his travels and they could provide valuable inputs to investigators about the places he used to visit, the official of Kolkata Police said.

published : 17 Mar 2021

One more death due to contaminated drinking water in Kolkata, 15 in hospital

The incident happed in ward number 73, which is also the neighborhood of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

published : 16 Mar 2021