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West Bengal civic polls: Mamata Banerjee’s TMC clean sweeps all seven seats, BJP comes close second

The Trinamool Congress swept the municipal polls in West Bengal on Thursday capturing all the seven civic bodies while the BJP finished second in most places relegating the Left to the third position.

PTI | Aug 17, 2017 03:36 PM

Darjeeling stir: CPI (M), BJP fueling unrest in West Bengal, says chief minister Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accused the opposition BJP and CPI (M) trying to fuel Darjeeling unrest on Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 09, 2017 06:21 PM

Kolkata: 3-year-old girl made voodoo doll, dies after being pierced with needles

In a heart-wrenching incident, a three-year-old girl on Sunday died at a Kolkata hospital after being pierced with needles by a man practising black magic.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 30, 2017 10:17 PM

Kolkata: Mohd Shami's apartment caretaker assaulted, 3 arrested

Kolkata Police on Monday arrested three people for allegedly assaulting the caretaker of Cricketer Mohd Shami's apartment.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 18, 2017 09:12 AM

Kolkata: Nail stuck in eye, eight-year-old turned away by five hospitals before CM Mamata Banerjee's intervention

Eight-year-old boy with a nail in his eye was rescued by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after he was refused treatment from five government-run hospitals in Kolkata.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 17, 2017 08:51 AM

West Bengal: 38-year-old arrested from South 24 Parganas' Sonarpur for 'inciting communal violence'

A man was arrested from Sonarpur in West Bengals South 24 Parganas district for allegedly inciting communal violence, the police said on Saturday.

PTI | Jul 08, 2017 11:23 PM

Basirhat violence: BJP, CPM and Congress delegations stopped from entering violence-hit area in WB

A day after fresh clashes were reported in West Bengal’s Basirhat late Thursday night, the delegations led by BJP and CPI (M) and Congress were on Friday stopped from entering the riot-affected...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 07, 2017 03:31 PM

Mamata-WB Guv spat: Rajnath Singh asks CM and Governor to resolve differences

A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi entered into a verbal spat over the communal clashes in North 24 Parganas district, Union Home Minister...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 05, 2017 04:50 PM

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