Kolkata News

Regret Damage Caused To Homes, Will Repair Soon: Kolkata Metro Official

Regret Damage Caused To Homes, Will Repair Soon: Kolkata Metro Official

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 15, 2022, Kolkata

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.

Mayor Slams Kolkata Metro Railway For Cracks In Houses, 87 People Shifted

Mayor Slams Kolkata Metro Railway For Cracks In Houses, 87 People Shifted

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 12, 2022, Kolkata

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.

Amit Shah Silent On Citizenship Act In Assam: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew

Amit Shah Silent On Citizenship Act In Assam: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew

Asian News International | Thursday May 12, 2022, Guwahati

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.

Massive Factory Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata

Massive Factory Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata

Edited by Sasha Gopalakrishnan | Sunday April 24, 2022, Kolkata

A massive fire broke out at a factory on Tangra Christopher Road in central Kolkata on Sunday afternoon, enveloping the building complex in flames.

19 Crude Bombs Found In Abandoned Auto Near Children's Home In Kolkata

19 Crude Bombs Found In Abandoned Auto Near Children's Home In Kolkata

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 23, 2022, Kolkata

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.

Businessman Kidnapped From Outside Kolkata Mall, Rescued

Businessman Kidnapped From Outside Kolkata Mall, Rescued

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 21, 2022, Kolkata

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.

High Court Asks Bengal Government To Submit Status Reports In 5 Rape Cases

High Court Asks Bengal Government To Submit Status Reports In 5 Rape Cases

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 20, 2022, Kolkata

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.

Kolkata Police Raids Fake Call Centre, Arrests 8, Seizes Laptops, Phones

Kolkata Police Raids Fake Call Centre, Arrests 8, Seizes Laptops, Phones

Press Trust of India | Friday April 15, 2022, Kolkata

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 Shot Dead, Two Hurt At Holi Party In Kolkata: Police

One Shot Dead, Two Hurt At Holi Party In Kolkata: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday March 18, 2022, Kolkata

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.

Form Panel For Fire Safety Audit Of Godowns: Mamata Banerjee To Kolkata Mayor

Form Panel For Fire Safety Audit Of Godowns: Mamata Banerjee To Kolkata Mayor

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 13, 2022, Kolkata

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

Bengali Actor Arrested For Stealing Purses At Kolkata Book Fair; Cash Found In Bag: Cops

Bengali Actor Arrested For Stealing Purses At Kolkata Book Fair; Cash Found In Bag: Cops

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 13, 2022, Kolkata

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.

Fire In Kolkata Godown Brought Under Control After 15 Hours: Official

Fire In Kolkata Godown Brought Under Control After 15 Hours: Official

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 13, 2022, Kolkata

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.

12 Hours On, Fire Continues To Rage At Kolkata Godown

12 Hours On, Fire Continues To Rage At Kolkata Godown

Asian News International | Sunday March 13, 2022, Kolkata (West Bengal)

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.

Video: Massive Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata Tannery

Video: Massive Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata Tannery

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 12, 2022, Kolkata

A major fire broke out at a tannery in Tangra area of the city on Saturday evening and 16 fire tenders were pressed to douse the towering flames, a senior official of the fire department said.

Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata Guest House, Charred Body Of Bangladeshi Woman Found

Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata Guest House, Charred Body Of Bangladeshi Woman Found

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 12, 2022, Kolkata

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.