Fire breaks out on Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani in Kolkata
Feb 11, 2014
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...
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday January 1, 2014
In Kolkata, a 16-year-old girl who set herself on fire last week after she was allegedly gang-raped twice by the same set of people in October, died in hospital on Tuesday. The girl was allegedly being harassed by friends of the accused rapists.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday December 31, 2013
A 16-year-old girl from Kolkata who set herself on fire on Monday last after being gang-raped by a group of six men died at a hospital in the city today. The girl's family has alleged that she was being harassed by friends of the accused.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday December 30, 2013
Two years after smoke billowed from a fire in the basement, which smothered to death more than 90 people, mostly patients, a part of the AMRI Hospital in Dhakuria reopened its doors today for treating the sick.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2013
A major fire broke out at a garment godown in a building at Metiabruz, an area in the southern fringe of the city, today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 1, 2013
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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
Fire broke out at a fan godown at Chitpur area in the city today, Fire Brigade sources said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 3, 2013
Police have seized huge amount of fireworks during drives in the last one week to contain the use of illegal sound crackers.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 4, 2013
An 11-year-old girl, set on fire four days ago by a man who tried to rape her, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital in Kolkata on Sunday.
Cities | Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday August 1, 2013
Residents of a slum in Howrah were shocked last evening to suddenly see a young girl, all aflame, running to a pool of water and jumping into it.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 2, 2013
Eight persons received burn injuries when a fire broke out in two godowns in North Kolkata's Cossipore area on Saturday night.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 11, 2013
Three persons, including the step-mother, have been arrested in West Bengal's Hooghly district after they allegedly set on fire a minor girl who refused to be forcibly married, police said on Friday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 30, 2013
A blaze broke out in an open space stocked with flamable articles at Posta in Burrabazar area of the metropolis in the early morning, fire brigade sources said.