A three-year-old child was allegedly beaten mercilessly by a tutor in Kolkata.
Hundreds of workers and leaders of the All India Forward Bloc, part of the Left Front, on Sunday joined the BJP.
The mother of graphic designer Rizwanur Rehman, whose mysterious death in 2007 had created a political furor, Kishwar Jahan today demanded justice from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after a police officer linked to the case was given a clean chit and got promoted.
With Argentina and Germany locking horns in tonight's FIFA World Cup final, popular singers Haimanti Shukla and others sang "Goal de Re" as Kolkata's anthem for the big match.
Etihad Airways, UAE's flag carrier, has announced expansion of its first flight operations to northeast India with the launch of a daily service between Abu Dhabi and Kolkata.
West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra today admitted that there were few government buses running in the metropolis and taxi refusals were rampant.
One person has been arrested in connection with the death of a college student who was known to have protested against illicit liquor and drug dens in his locality, about 30 km from Kolkata.
Train services in Kolkata Metro were affected tonight for an hour after a crack was noticed in the rail track in one of the stations, Metro Rail officials said.
Angry passengers ransacked a railway station and roughed up two officials on Saturday claiming a woman passenger was thrown off a moving train in West Bengal's Howrah district.
She was a 17-year-old passionate about her studies, but she also loved surfing the net. Late last night, she killed herself in her home in Kolkata by hanging herself.
Hundreds of passengers in a Kolkata metro train were trapped in a tunnel between Park Street and Maidan stations on Monday following a technical snag, sparking panic.
The passengers of a Kolkata Metro train had to spend nearly two hours inside a tunnel this morning when a south-bound non-AC metro rake developed snag after soon leaving Park Street station.
Three Bangladeshi nationals, who had entered the country illegally without valid documents, have been arrested from the Kaikhali area of Kolkata, police said today.
A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport in Kolkata today after the windshield of the aircraft cracked during the journey.
Local train services were hampered this evening in Dankuni and Amtala line on the Eastern Railway after overhead wires snapped in a storm, railway officials said.