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Amit Shah Campaigns In Mamata Banerjee's Backyard Bhabanipur For Actor Rudranil Ghosh

Amit Shah Campaigns In Mamata Banerjee's Backyard Bhabanipur For Actor Rudranil Ghosh

Press Trust of India | Friday April 09, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Major Fire Breaks Out At High-Rise Building In Kolkata

Major Fire Breaks Out At High-Rise Building In Kolkata

Press Trust of India | Friday April 02, 2021, Kolkata

A major fire broke out at a high-rise building located in central Kolkata's Lenin Sarani on Friday afternoon, officials said.

40 Shanties Destroyed In Fire In Bengal's Salt Lake, No Casualties

40 Shanties Destroyed In Fire In Bengal's Salt Lake, No Casualties

Press Trust of India | Monday March 29, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Head Of IIM Calcutta Quits After Disagreements With Teaching Faculty

Head Of IIM Calcutta Quits After Disagreements With Teaching Faculty

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 23, 2021, Kolkata

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.

After Dinner With Father, Kolkata Woman Set Him On Fire, Say Cops

After Dinner With Father, Kolkata Woman Set Him On Fire, Say Cops

Press Trust of India | Monday March 22, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Man Attacked By Lion After Entering Kolkata Zoo Enclosure, Badly Injured

Man Attacked By Lion After Entering Kolkata Zoo Enclosure, Badly Injured

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Friday March 19, 2021, Kolkata/ New Delhi

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.

1 More Death Due To Contaminated Drinking Water In Kolkata, 15 In Hospital

1 More Death Due To Contaminated Drinking Water In Kolkata, 15 In Hospital

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 16, 2021, Kolkata

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 Dead, 10 Sick After Drinking Contaminated Water In Kolkata

One Dead, 10 Sick After Drinking Contaminated Water In Kolkata

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 16, 2021, Kolkata

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.

"<i>Pishi</i> Has Failed Bengal": BJP Minister Attacks Mamata Banerjee Over Kolkata Fire Incident

"Pishi Has Failed Bengal": BJP Minister Attacks Mamata Banerjee Over Kolkata Fire Incident

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 09, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Woman Allegedly Bought Cocaine For BJP Leader, Arrested In Kolkata: Cops

Woman Allegedly Bought Cocaine For BJP Leader, Arrested In Kolkata: Cops

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 09, 2021, Kolkata

A woman was arrested from New Town near Kolkata in connection with the cocaine haul involving two BJP leaders, police said on Tuesday.

Firemen, Cop Among 9 Dead In Kolkata Blaze, Mamata Banerjee Visits Spot

Firemen, Cop Among 9 Dead In Kolkata Blaze, Mamata Banerjee Visits Spot

Written by Monideepa Banerjie , Edited by Aman Dwivedi | Monday March 08, 2021, Kolkata

Nine people were killed in a huge fire that broke out in an office building in central Kolkata's Strand Road on Monday evening.

Pickup Truck Hits Car Of Mamata Banerjee's Brother, None Injured

Pickup Truck Hits Car Of Mamata Banerjee's Brother, None Injured

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Teachers Stand In Canal Near Mamata Banerjee's House, Seek Salary Hike

Teachers Stand In Canal Near Mamata Banerjee's House, Seek Salary Hike

Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 16, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Will Offer Job, Financial Aid To Family Of Activist Killed In Protest: Mamata Banerjee

Will Offer Job, Financial Aid To Family Of Activist Killed In Protest: Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Monday February 15, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Protester Dies In Kolkata, Left Blames Kolkata Police For Death

Protester Dies In Kolkata, Left Blames Kolkata Police For Death

Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday February 15, 2021, Kolkata

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