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Kolkata Fan Club celebrates 30th birthday of Argentina footballer Lionel Messi

Far away from his home town Rosario, Lionel Messi's 30th birthday was celebrated with much fanfare at a club in Kolkata, the football-crazy city.

PTI | Jun 24, 2017 10:14 PM

Kolkata: 4 injured as Kavi Subhas Metro Railway station escalator malfunctions

A senior Metro Railway official said that the incident happened at around 10.30 am when the hand rail of the escalator, moving upwards, started moving on the opposited irection.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 06, 2017 01:27 PM

Leather industry opens up on cattle ban, says Centre's decision should be revoked or amended

According to some of the leather exporters of eastern region the Centre's ban on the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter would adversely affect the leather industry.

PTI | May 28, 2017 08:04 PM

President Pranab says attack on doctors by patients' kin unacceptable

President Pranab Mukherjee has termed as "unacceptable" attacks on doctors and vandalisation of hospitals by angry relatives of patients, saying they too have some responsibilities to ensure a better...

PTI | May 18, 2017 07:16 PM

Model turned actress Sonika Singh Chauhan passes away in car accident, actor Vikram Chatterjee admitted in ICU is now stable

Vikram Chaterjee, a famous face of Tollywood industry was driving the car and got seriously affected due to a fatal injury on head.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 29, 2017 11:59 PM

8-year-old class III student allegedly raped by her neighbour

The man lured the girl, a Class III student, with chocolates when she was playing in front of her house in Ballygunge Park area at about 7.30 pm Friday.

PTI | Apr 22, 2017 02:12 PM

Kolkata: Minor girl allegedly gangraped inside moving vehicle

The incident happened probably around 7.30 PM when some alleged miscreants lured the girl for some chocolate.

PTI | Apr 22, 2017 10:18 AM

Mamata bounty row: Bengal CM says nobody can scare her; BJP youth wing disowns leader who put price on her head

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee broke her silence on a controversy that was sparked after a BJP youth wing leader announced a bounty on the TMC chief. Responding firmly to his remarks she...

News Nation Bureau | Apr 13, 2017 12:10 AM

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee assures people they can safely have eggs produced in state

Amid the ongoing issue of plastic eggs being sold in the state, Chief Minister of West Bengal on Monday assured people that they can safely have eggs in the state.

PTI | Apr 03, 2017 10:27 PM

Watch | Students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University raise 'Azadi' slogans

Students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University on Sunday raised 'Azadi' (freedom) slogans as a show of protest against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

News Nation Bureau | Apr 02, 2017 09:33 PM

Two charred to death in Kolkata hotel fire

At least two persons were charred to death in a fire at a hotel in southern Kolkata early on Thursday, police said.

PTI | Mar 30, 2017 10:11 AM

Suspected militant linked to Dhaka café attack detained from Kolkata

The suspect, Mohammed Idris, is a member of the reconstituted Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (neo-JMB) and was hiding in state capital's Burrabazar area.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 10, 2017 10:31 AM

International Women's Day: No discount to females as they are equal to men, says Kolkata's famous pub

Like the rest of the country, International Women's Day is being celebrated across West Bengal too. A host of events and programmes have been lined up in capital Kolkata to mark the day. Chief...

Debjani Choubey | Mar 07, 2017 09:17 PM

West Bengal govt to launch smart cards for commuters traveling in state-run buses

Passengers travelling by state buses will no longer have to pay for their tickets in cash from March 15, the West Bengal transport minister Suvendu Adhikari said in the assembly on Monday.

PTI | Mar 07, 2017 09:24 AM

Railways to preserve 19th century-era Jubilee Bridge in open air museum

Decommissioned since April 2016, the rail bridge in Kolkata will be dismantled and a significant section of itwill be re-assembled at the open air museum for public displayas well as for educating...

PTI | Mar 05, 2017 11:35 AM