President Pranab Mukherjee today said that the welfare of human beings should be topmost in the minds of youngsters when they go out into the world to join work.
A court in Kolkata on Friday granted bail to pest controller Jyotirmoy Nandi, who was arrested for "attempting to burn down" the iconic Writers' Buildings which houses the West Bengal secretariat.
Veteran artist Shyamal Sen, who had designed the title cards for some of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray's movies, died Thursday of age-related issues, his family said.
Eleven Chinese nationals were detained at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata yesterday after 270kg of sandalwood was seized from them, customs officials said.
A Thai monk and his two accomplices, who allegedly stole a 15th century sandalwood rosary have been found in Kolkata.
Kolkata police today arrested one person in connection with the alleged conspiracy to set on fire the Writers' Buildings, state secretariat, which is undergoing a major renovation.
Four persons were detained for an alleged conspiracy to burn down the heritage Writers' Buildings in Kolkata.
Fire broke out at a fan godown at Chitpur area in the city today, Fire Brigade sources said.
Three people were crushed to death and five seriously injured on Thursday when a tanker lost control and slammed a tea stall in West Bengal's Nadia district.
The 103-year-old stately Park Mansions, located in the city's stylish Park Street has bagged the first heritage award instituted by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH).
Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, now behind bars in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
Two lunch boxes hidden in the toilets of a Jet Airways plane triggered first a bomb scare and then a smuggling probe as the tins were found to contain 12 gold bars each, a senior customs official said on Wednesday.
Mahatma Gandhi had apparently stayed here, and so had authors Mark Twain and Rudyard Kipling.
Cleaners working on a Jet Airways plane in Kolkata have found 24 gold bars worth around Rs 7 crores stuffed into a toilet compartment.
Bodies of a 60-year-old woman and her son were found floating in a fish pond near Sector 5 of Salt Lake in Kolkata on Sunday.