Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday August 18, 2015
West Bengal Congress chief and Congress lawmaker, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today tore off his shirt and dared the police to fire at him after they lathicharged his supporters during a 12 hour shutdown called by the party today. But his protest, at Behrampore in Murshidabad district, was ridiculed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee, as aping former c...
Kolkata News | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 4, 2015
A fire has broken out at a fiberglass manufacturing factory in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. 11 fire engines are at the spot trying to battle the blaze.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 31, 2015
A fire broke out in the 138-year-old historic New Market in the heart of Kolkata on Thursday night, police said. There were no reports of any casualty.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
A major fire today devastated the wholesale fish bazaar in the extended part of the 150-year-old iconic Sir Stuart Hogg Market popularly known as New Market in the city.
Kolkata News | Agencies | Monday May 18, 2015
A major fire broke out this morning at the iconic New Market in central Kolkata.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
A major fire broke out at a shopping mall in the New Market area in the heart of Kolkata today.
Kolkata News | Friday April 10, 2015
A huge fire has broken out in a building in Kolkata which houses many government departments, including the offices of some ministers. Rescue officials are not commenting on whether anyone is trapped inside the building.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 3, 2015
A major fire broke out at a plywood godown in the central part of the city here which took over two hours for 35 fire tenders to bring the blaze under control.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Asian Games gold medalist Ashok Shandilya was forced to miss his matches at the National Billiards and Snooker Championship in Kolkata, after an unidentified miscreant set his car's tyre ablaze in the early hours of Sunday.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
A day ahead of its maiden voyage, a minor fire today broke out at a private luxury cruise liner.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Two guests were charred to death and three others were taken ill when a fire broke out in a hotel in Siliguri, the police said today.
Kolkata News | 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.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
A multi-storeyed building today caught fire in Kolkata's Maheshtala area, officials said.
India News | 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 News | 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.
Kolkata News | 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 News | 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 News | 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'.
Kolkata News | 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.
Kolkata News | 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 News | 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 hydraulic tank of the Arihant class submarine was being tested and the tank's lid fell on the workers a...
Kolkata News | 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.