Union Home Minister Amit Shah today went on a door-to-door electioneering drive around Kolkata's Bhabanipur Assembly constituency - considered to be West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's backyard.
A major fire broke out at a high-rise building located in central Kolkata's Lenin Sarani on Friday afternoon, officials said.
At least 40 shanties in Salt Lake City's Central Park area were completely gutted in a fire that broke out on Monday morning, a senior police officer said.
First woman Director of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) Anju Seth has stepped down from her post in the backdrop of confrontation with the teaching faculty. She resigned from the post one year before the end of her tenure in the premier management institute.
A 22-year-old woman allegedly killed her father in Kolkata by setting him on fire after taking him out for dinner and getting him drunk, police said on Monday.
A 40-year-old man was seriously injured today at Kolkata's Alipore zoo after he was attacked by a lion. The man, identified as Gautam Guchait, jumped inside the lion's enclosure; officials believe he was drunk.
A five-year-old girl died in south Kolkata's Bhowanipur area on Tuesday morning after falling sick allegedly on consuming piped drinking water that has been contaminated, taking the toll to two, an official of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) said.
One person has died and 10 others have fallen ill after drinking contaminated water in Kolkata's Bhowanipore area, a senior civic official said on Monday.
A day after a devastating blaze claimed nine lives at the New Koilaghat building of Eastern Railway here, a political storm has broken out ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, with the BJP blaming the TMC government for poor disaster management and the ruling dispensation rubbishing the allegation.
A woman was arrested from New Town near Kolkata in connection with the cocaine haul involving two BJP leaders, police said on Tuesday.
Nine people were killed in a huge fire that broke out in an office building in central Kolkata's Strand Road on Monday evening.
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