Cities | Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Three years ago, on this day, 92 people were killed in a fire at the AMRI hospital in Kolkata, leaving hundreds of friends and relatives bereaved.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
A multi-storeyed building today caught fire in Kolkata's Maheshtala area, officials said.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday November 29, 2014
A day after Calcutta High Court gave conditional permission to BJP chief Amit Shah to hold a rally in the heart of Kolkata tomorrow, the city municipal corporation and the fire brigade have also given the party the go-ahead.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 28, 2014
A fight over Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata on Sunday has driven the BJP to court the third time in 10 days. The party has moved the Calcutta High Court again after being denied permission for the rally by the city corporation and the fire brigade.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 17, 2014
Unable to bear constant humiliation from her near and dear ones for her dark complexion, a 32-year-old school teacher committed suicide by setting herself on fire in West Bengal.
India | Reporting by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Tasim Zahid (With agency inputs) | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Fire today broke out in the 15th floor of the landmark Chatterjee International building near Park Street in the heart of the city, the police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
Under fire for making controversial 'shoot and rape' comments, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal might not show up in the ongoing Parliament budget session as he has been hospitalised following 'high blood pressure'.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 18, 2014
A fire broke out inside a flat of a multi-storied building in Howrah, Kolkata this afternoon.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 9, 2014
Sunil Narine and Shakib-al-Hasan have bowled well for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League so far. Skipper Gautam Gambhir feels the duo can fire the side into the playoffs and feels his own form is a positive.
NDTVCricket | Thursday April 24, 2014
Gautam Gambhir has failed to open his account in IPL this year. He has scored seven zeroes as captain of Kolkata Knight Riders.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 16, 2014
Three buses of Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) caught fire today when they were parked in the Salt Lake depot, fire brigade officials said.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 9, 2014
One worker was killed and two others injured in an accident at a shipbuilding centre in Visakhapatnam where India is building its first class of three nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. The incident took place when the pressure of the hyd...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Fire broke out in the generator car of the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express in Kolkata shortly before its departure today, causing panic among passengers.
India | Ketki Angre | Tuesday January 7, 2014
The family of a 16-year-old from West Bengal, who was gang-raped twice in October and died after being set on fire on December 23 allegedly by men known to the rapists, today met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded CBI probe into the incident.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday January 7, 2014
The family of a 16-year-old from West Bengal who was gang-raped twice in October and died after being set on fire allegedly by men known to the rapists have alleged that they were threatened by the police and asked to "forget the case."
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday January 7, 2014
The family of a 16-year-old from West Bengal who was set on fire allegedly by two men known to a gang that had raped her twice in October will meet President Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital today to seek a CBI investigation in the case.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 2, 2014
A fire broke out in a city hotel this morning and was promptly tackled by the fire department.
Cities | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday January 2, 2014
The Kolkata police have confirmed that a 16-year-old who died in hospital on Tuesday had told them that her third-degree burns were the result of being set on fire by a group of men after she was gang-raped on two consecutive days in October. Till ...
Cities | Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday January 2, 2014
The cremation happened hours after her father claimed she had not set herself on fire, but was set on fire by miscreants harassing her to drop her complaint.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Diana George | Wednesday January 1, 2014
The father of a 16-year-old gang-rape victim who died in Kolkata yesterday has now alleged that his daughter didn't commit suicide but was set on fire by the same men who gang-raped her in October. The girl's death has led to protests in the city sin...