Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's brother Baban Banerjee met with an accident on Monday night as a pickup truck hit his car near Chingrighata in Kolkata, police said.
A section of para teachers on Tuesday staged a unique protest to press for their demands by stepping into a canal that flows past the residence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the state government is ready to provide a job and financial support to the family of the left activist who died from injuries he sustained during a clash between the police and members of Left parties.
A man, who got injured during a protest in Kolkata on Thursday, has died. It is not clear as of now how the protester got injured
The Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police have arrested five persons including a 72-year-old woman and seized banned drugs worth Rs 17 crore from their possession in Cossipore area of Kolkata, an officer said on Sunday.
A court in Kolkata sentenced an official of chit fund company Rose Valley to seven years in jail for duping investors of their money through ponzi schemes floated by the firm.
Left parties in West Bengal have called for a 12-hour bandh across the state on Friday to protest a police crackdown on students and youth marching towards Nabanna, the state secretariat, on Thursday.
Left activists clashed with the police in central Kolkata's Esplanade area today afternoon as they tried to break barricades on their way to the state secretariat Nabanna, demanding jobs.
A 40-year-old man was arrested on the charge of sexually abusing a minor girl in the city's Purba Putiary area, a police officer said on Monday.
A 21-year-old man went missing after jumping off the iconic Vidyasagar Setu in Kolkata into the Hooghly river along with a friend to film the stunt, police said on Monday.
Ahead of the Assembly polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led state government has appointed Soumen Mitra, currently the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Training, as the new Commissioner of Kolkata Police, informed the Home and Hill Affairs Department on Saturday.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said that the change in government in West Bengal is "inevitable" and the BJP's Rath Yatra in the state may strengthen the process.
There are memorials to war heroes, to men and women of distinguished service, to those who make the ultimate sacrifice for humankind, to victims of the Holocaust. There are also half a dozen memorials to those killed in the Spanish Flu of a hundred years ago but none so far for those who fell to COVID-19.
The body of a nine-year-old girl was recovered on Thursday morning from the terrace of a residential building in the city's Jorabagan area, sparking protests by locals, who claimed that the police did not take action when the family had reported that she was missing.
A SpiceJet flight had to make an emergency landing at the Kolkata airport on Monday evening within minutes of take off after a technical glitch was detected mid-air, sources said.