Kolkata News

After Bangladesh MP's Murder, CCTV Shows Killers Leaving With Suitcase

After Bangladesh MP's Murder, CCTV Shows Killers Leaving With Suitcase

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Friday May 24, 2024, Kolkata

A new video shows two people, believed to have murdered a Bangladesh MP, leaving an apartment in Kolkata's New Town where police had found blood stains while searching for the leader.

6 Die As Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Lash Southern Districts Of Bengal

6 Die As Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Lash Southern Districts Of Bengal

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 07, 2024, Kolkata

Six people died in thunderstorms in south Bengal on Monday, as heavy rain drenched Kolkata and other districts in the region, parched under the scorching sun for several days, officials said.

Bengal Governor Bars Entry Of Cops, State Finance Minister Into Raj Bhavan

Bengal Governor Bars Entry Of Cops, State Finance Minister Into Raj Bhavan

Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 03, 2024, Kolkata

West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose issued an order on Thursday night banning the entry of the police and Minister of State for Finance, Chandrima Bhattacharya, into the Raj Bhavan.

Jadavpur University Denies Permission For Ram Navami Celebration On campus

Jadavpur University Denies Permission For Ram Navami Celebration On campus

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 18, 2024, Kolkata

The state-run Jadavpur University in Kolkata on Wednesday withdrew the permission it gave to RSS-affiliated ABVP to celebrate Ram Navami on the campus amid protests by Left-backed students' organisations.

Bomb Threats To Kolkata Schools Hoax: Police

Bomb Threats To Kolkata Schools Hoax: Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 09, 2024, Kolkata

The Kolkata Police on Tuesday said the bomb threats received by several schools in Kolkata were hoax and a case has been lodged against the sender.

Death Count In Kolkata Building Collapse Rises To 10

Death Count In Kolkata Building Collapse Rises To 10

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 19, 2024, Kolkata

Rescue workers on Tuesday evening recovered the body of another person from underneath the debris of the collapsed five-storey building in Kolkata's Garden Reach area taking the toll to 10, a senior police officer said.

9 Killed, 17 Injured In Kolkata Building Collapse

9 Killed, 17 Injured In Kolkata Building Collapse

Press Trust of India | Monday March 18, 2024

The collapse of an illegal under-construction building in Kolkata claiming nine lives and injuring 17 more early on Monday provoked political debate over whether the incident opened up yet another Pandora's box of corruption under TMC regime.

Imposter Checked Into Luxury Hotel, Took A BMW Ride In Kolkata, Arrested

Imposter Checked Into Luxury Hotel, Took A BMW Ride In Kolkata, Arrested

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Nikita Sharma | Saturday March 16, 2024

An imposter masquerading as a high-rank army officer tried to enter Fort William, Indian Army's Eastern Command headquarters in Kolkata. However, his attempt was foiled when he couldn't write down his particulars in the officer's entry register.

India's First Underwater Metro Service Opens For Public In Kolkata

India's First Underwater Metro Service Opens For Public In Kolkata

Asian News International | Friday March 15, 2024, Kolkata

The newly-inaugurated India's first underwater metro line began public operations in West Bengal's capital Kolkata today with commuters seen queueing up for the first ride on the country's first-ever train ride under water.

Missing Kolkata Trader's Body Found, Mamata Banerjee Visits His Family

Missing Kolkata Trader's Body Found, Mamata Banerjee Visits His Family

Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 13, 2024, Kolkata

The body of a missing businessman was recovered from underneath a water tank on the outskirts of the city, a police officer said on Wednesday.

Trinamool To Launch Lok Sabha Poll Campaign With Mega Rally In Kolkata Today

Trinamool To Launch Lok Sabha Poll Campaign With Mega Rally In Kolkata Today

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 10, 2024, Kolkata

The Trinamool Congress will launch its Lok Sabha poll campaign with a grand rally on Sunday at Kolkata's famed Brigade Parade Grounds, where party supremo Mamata Banerjee is expected to set the tone for the upcoming elections.

Probe Agency Raids Multiple Locations In Kolkata Over Recruitment Scam

Probe Agency Raids Multiple Locations In Kolkata Over Recruitment Scam

Press Trust of India | Friday March 08, 2024, Kolkata

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) this morning started conducting searches at multiple locations in Kolkata and its neighbouring areas in connection with its probe into the teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal, officials said.

Watch: PM Modi Travels In India's First Underwater Metro In Kolkata With Students

Watch: PM Modi Travels In India's First Underwater Metro In Kolkata With Students

Edited by Pushkar Tiwari | Wednesday March 06, 2024, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated India's first underwater metro line in Kolkata and took a metro ride with school students.

PM Modi To Inaugurate India's 1st Underwater Metro In Kolkata Tomorrow

PM Modi To Inaugurate India's 1st Underwater Metro In Kolkata Tomorrow

Asian News International | Tuesday March 05, 2024, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate India's first under-river metro tunnel built in Kolkata tomorrow.

Mamata Banerjee vs BJP Over Sandeshkhali Accused Sheikh Shahjahan's Arrest

Mamata Banerjee vs BJP Over Sandeshkhali Accused Sheikh Shahjahan's Arrest

Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Thursday February 29, 2024, New Delhi

After being on the run for 55 days, Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan was today arrested on charges of torture, sexual harassment, and land grabbing.

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