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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

West Bengal: CM Mamata denies riot in Dhulagarh, accuses social media of spreading 'wrong information'

Mamata's remarks came even as a senior government official had said on Thursday that strict actions were taken against those involved in the Dhulagarh violence and the process of giving compensation...

PTI | Dec 30, 2016 05:13 PM

Trinamool-leaning intellectuals doubt demonetisation impact on black money

A section of intellectuals on Thursday doubted the impact of demonetisation on black money and likened the situation post the sudden move to Emergency-era as it has caused immense hardship to the...

PTI | Dec 29, 2016 07:31 PM

Mamata Banerjee alleges Modi govt of resorting to 'politics of vendetta'

TMC parliamentary party leader in Lok Sabha Sudip Bandopadhyay and party MP Tapas Pal have been asked to appear at the CBI office on December 30.

PTI | Dec 28, 2016 07:02 PM

IIT Kharagpur: Director, dean of students and Registrar gheraoed by students over fee hike

The IIT Kharagpur director, registrar and other officials of the institute were gheraoed overnight in their offices by a group of students protesting against 20 per cent hike in hostel fee.

PTI | Dec 21, 2016 02:53 PM

25 people injured in communal clashes in Dhulagarh, Kolkata

More than 25 people have been injured in clashes between two communities over a religious procession in Howrah's Dhulagarh

News Nation Bureau | Dec 21, 2016 08:45 AM

Driverless train to be reality in Kolkata soon

Driverless Metro trains may soon be a reality in Kolkata, said Yatish Kumar who is Director, Research Design and Standards Organisations of Indian Railways.

PTI | Dec 17, 2016 07:22 PM

Kolkata: Two dead, more than 12 shanties gutted in fire after a cylinder blast

After a cylinder blast in Kolkata's Patipukur, has killed two and more than 12 shanties gutted in fire that broke out in early morning hours.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 17, 2016 12:27 PM

West Bengal: BJP worker lodges complaint against Mamata Banerjee

Police said that BJP worker Manav Sharma wanted to lodge the complaint at Jorasanko thana in central Kolkata but later emailed it to the city police commissioner following advice of police officials.

PTI | Dec 14, 2016 10:52 AM