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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

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