Kolkata News

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

Kolkata Police Special Task Force Arrest Five, Seize Drugs Worth Rs 17 Crore

Kolkata Police Special Task Force Arrest Five, Seize Drugs Worth Rs 17 Crore

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 14, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Kolkata Court Jails Chit Fund Official For 7 Years In Rose Valley Case

Kolkata Court Jails Chit Fund Official For 7 Years In Rose Valley Case

Press Trust of India | Friday February 12, 2021, Kolkata

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 Calls 12-Hour Bengal Bandh To Protest Crackdown On Kolkata March

Left Calls 12-Hour Bengal Bandh To Protest Crackdown On Kolkata March

Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday February 12, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Kolkata Police Use Water Cannon, Tear Gas On Left Activists Marching Over Jobs

Kolkata Police Use Water Cannon, Tear Gas On Left Activists Marching Over Jobs

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 11, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Man Arrested For Sexually Abusing 10-Year-Old Girl In Kolkata: Police

Man Arrested For Sexually Abusing 10-Year-Old Girl In Kolkata: Police

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

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.

Kolkata Youth Missing After Jumping Into Hooghly To Film Stunt: Police

Kolkata Youth Missing After Jumping Into Hooghly To Film Stunt: Police

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

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.

Soumen Mitra Appointed As Kolkata Police Commissioner

Soumen Mitra Appointed As Kolkata Police Commissioner

ANI | Saturday February 06, 2021, Kolkata (West Bengal)

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.

Change In Bengal Inevitable, People Fed Up With Corruption: Harsh Vardhan

Change In Bengal Inevitable, People Fed Up With Corruption: Harsh Vardhan

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 06, 2021, Kolkata

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.

A Memorial For Lives Lost To Covid And Unsaid Goodbyes

A Memorial For Lives Lost To Covid And Unsaid Goodbyes

Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday February 05, 2021, Kolkata

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.

Girl's Body Recovered From Kolkata Building, Cops Suspect Sexual Abuse

Girl's Body Recovered From Kolkata Building, Cops Suspect Sexual Abuse

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 04, 2021, Kolkata

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.

SpiceJet Plane Carrying West Bengal Top Cop Makes Emergency Landing At Kolkata Airport

SpiceJet Plane Carrying West Bengal Top Cop Makes Emergency Landing At Kolkata Airport

Press Trust of India | Monday February 01, 2021, Kolkata

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.