Expressing regret over damage caused to residential buildings in Kolkata during underground work for the East-West Metro line, CN Jha, the managing director of Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), on Sunday assured all assistance to those affected.
Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim on Thursday visited Bowbazar area where cracks appeared overnight in a number of houses when tunnelling was going on to extend the underground metro rail network.
Trinamool Congress General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee said that Home Minister Amit Shah maintained silence over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) during his two-day visit to Assam.
As many as 19 crude bombs were seized from an abandoned auto-rickshaw near a children's home in Kolkata's Haridevpur area, prompting the police to investigate whether the explosives were a part of a terror plot, a senior officer said on Saturday.
A businessman was allegedly kidnapped from outside a shopping mall in south Kolkata's Kasba area, but was rescued within hours, a senior police officer said on Thursday.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the West Bengal government to produce before it progress reports and case diaries of five recent cases of rape, gang rape and attempts to rape in different parts of the state.
At least eight people were arrested after a fake call centre was busted by Kolkata Police in the city's Garden Reach area, an officer said.
One person was killed and two others suffered bullet injuries in the city's Regent Park area on Friday after gunshots were fired in the midst of a Holi party, following an altercation among friends.
A day after a massive fire had broken out in a godown, Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim on Sunday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked him to form a high-powered committee to undertake a fire safety audit of such facilities in the city
Actor Rupa Dutta has been arrested for allegedly committing attention-diverting theft at the venue of the International Kolkata Book Fair, the police said on Sunday.
A major fire that had broken out in a godown in Kolkata's Tangra area was brought under control on Sunday morning after 15 hours of firefighting, an official said.
A major fire broke out at a godown in Kolkata's Mehr Ali Lane in the Tangra area in Kolkata on Saturday evening which has still not been completely extinguished even after 12 hours.
The charred body of a woman from Bangladesh was found inside a guest house in the city's Free School Street area on Saturday after a fire broke out in the building, police said.