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Kolkata: Burrabazar fire area yet to be controlled

The fire in a century-old building in central Kolkata’s wholesale market Burrabazar continued to rage on Tuesday with 35 fire tenders working to douse the blaze which broke out last night.

PTI | Feb 28, 2017 11:10 AM

Kolkata: Burrabazar fire now under control, 30 fire engines at spot; no casualties

A multi-storey building housing several godowns was nearly gutted after a massive fire broke out in central Kolkata’s Burrabazar area, creating panic among the residents.

PTI | Feb 28, 2017 07:41 AM

Video | Fire at Kolkata's Burrabazar market: 25 fire engines at spot, residents evacuated

A major fire broke out at the famous wholesale market Burrabazar in Kolkata. According to initial reports, at least 25 fire engines have been rushed to the spot.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 28, 2017 12:12 AM

Kolkata: Three arrested for violence in city hospital after death of patient

Rakesh Dhanuk (25), Jiauddin and Sk Sony (22) were arrested from their respective residences in Khidirpore area of the city late last night during raids, a senior official ofKolkata Police said this...

PTI | Feb 16, 2017 11:03 AM

West Bengal | Smoke seen in ICU, 11 patients evacuated in Nadia

In a close shave 11 patients were evacuated from ICU at state-run Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Nadia district on Monday night after smoke was billowing out of the ICU for heart patients.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 08:13 AM

Kolkata: ED officer under probe very efficient, says Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

"He is a very efficient officer. He has recovered Rs 850crore chit fund money. CCTV footage has shown that he had gone to a hotel and stayed there. But he said that he has kept relations with the...

PTI | Feb 03, 2017 12:11 PM

West Bengal CM Mamata wants total control over conversion of agriculture land

The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal is considering centralising conversion of agricultural land into other purposes from the state secretariat Nabanna, instead of district or block levels.

PTI | Jan 27, 2017 09:53 PM

Rose Valley Ponzi scam: Arrests not linked to TMC’s anti-demonetisation stand, says CBI

CBI on Wednesday said the arrest of two TMC leaders in connection with the Rose Valley ponzi scam was not related to the party’s vehement opposition to demonetisation and was merely...

PTI | Jan 18, 2017 05:43 PM

Kolkata | Fire breaks out in Presidency University campus, no casualties

There was no report of any injury or casualty, fire brigade sources said.

PTI | Jan 16, 2017 11:33 AM

Man dies after struggle to save his sisters from eve teasers

A 36-year-old man died and his two sisters were injured after falling from a two-wheeler which was allegedly being chased by a group of eve-teasers. The incident is of Nadia district.

PTI | Jan 14, 2017 09:10 AM

Four passengers killed in mishap in Howrah

An 11-year-old girl and the helper of the bus were among the dead, the police said.

PTI | Jan 07, 2017 03:30 PM

Sonia Gandhi should clear stand on ponzi scam: BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya

“Sonia Gandhi should clear her party’s stand on the ponzi scams in Bengal. Because we are confused by the statements of Congress leadership, "Vijayvargiya said.

PTI | Jan 04, 2017 02:20 PM

Rose Valley chit fund scam: CBI takes Sudip Bandyopadhyay to Bhubaneswar; TMC preps for nationwide protest

The CBI on Tuesday arrested Trinamool Congress parliamentary party leader in the Lok Sabha Sudip Bandyopadhyay in connection with the alleged Rose Valley chit fund scam, the second of a party MP...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 03, 2017 11:12 PM

Trinamool MPs, MLAs reach CBI office to protest against Sudip Bandyopadhyay's arrest

Several Trinamool Congress MPs and MLAs reached the CBI office in Kolkata on Tuesday, hours after the arrest of TMC Parliamentary party leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay by the investigation agency in...

PTI | Jan 03, 2017 07:16 PM

Arrested TMC leader Tapas Pal undergoes medical tests after complaining of health problems

Trinamool MP Tapas Pal, who was arrested by the CBI for his alleged role in the Rose Valley chit fund scam, on Monday underwent medical tests after he complained of health problems at the start of his...

PTI | Jan 02, 2017 09:38 PM