More than 100 mm rain was recorded at different places in the city from 1 am to 7 am, submerging many important thoroughfares and low-lying areas under knee-deep water.
CPM leader Bikash Bhattacharya had said that 'neither the Centre nor the TMC government in the state should seek recognition' for the flyover.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is locked in an unequal battle as she squares off with 'lightweight' rivals in her own lair--Bhowanipore.
Acting on circumstantial evidence, sleuths of Kolkata Police's Detective Department arrested two cousins of Sushmita Mondal for killing her and her son Tomojit Mondal at their residence.
Politicians, industrialists visit Kolkata's Kalighat temple as monetary issues, poll battles sharpen
The last crush of worshippers, few of whom bother about the social distancing norms codified in large letters on a board outside, are anxious to have a glimpse of the reigning deity of Calcutta.
Kolkata: President University students withdraw 96-hour sit-in after authorities accept free vaccine demand
PUSC office-bearer Adrija Adak told PTI Saturday, the authorities issued a notice promising to start free vaccination at the earliest at the campus in collaboration with the state government.
Six fire tenders were working to douse the flames, first spotted around 7.45 am at the first floor of the godown in the congested area filled with old structures, officials said.
The theme song, in the 40th year of the popular puja in the Baguiati, Kestopur, Lake Town and Dumdum Park area, will have typical Afghan folk tunes and Pushtu language.
According to the officer, a group of around 15 people had allegedly barged into the former TMC MP's Ballygunge flat on Saturday and assaulted three of her domestic helps.
North 24 Parganas accounted for four deaths, Kolkata for three and Hooghly district for two.
The 130th edition of the tournament, which is held under the aegis of Indian Armed Forces, will get underway in and around Kolkata from Sunday.
The writer was suffering from post-Covid complications and had been hospitalised earlier this month after complaining of breathlessness and urinary infection.
The aircraft, carrying 226 passengers, was subsequently brought back to the parking bay.
Arindam Battacharya said it was a personal conversation between him and a friend which was made public on social media.
One of the four pieces seized is suspected to be Californium, which has several practical uses and costs something around Rs 170 crore for one gram, police sources said.