Monday, Jan 21, 2019 | Last Update : 01:02 AM IST

Calcutta [Kolkata]

BJP considers fielding more Muslim candidates in Bengal for 2019 polls

BJP's aim to make shift political strategy in Bengal appears to be result of their harvesting good number of seats in local body polls.

30 Oct 2018 5:58 PM

RBI employees association seek central bank's autonomy: Viral Acharya

Govts that do not respect central bank's independence would sooner or later incur the wrath of the financial markets.

29 Oct 2018 2:27 PM

Centre working to change views of it being ‘anti-Muslim’: BJP leader

BJP Minority Morcha national president Abdul Rasheed Ansari said Oppn had launched 'fear-mongering campaign' among minorities against BJP.

28 Oct 2018 11:53 AM

12-yr-old Bengal girl, who has never been to school, will take board exams

The minimum age to appear in the examination is 14, Ganguly said.

27 Oct 2018 4:44 PM

Man seen on video beating elderly father for 'touching sweets', arrested

The video shows the old man answering his son's question while being repeated beaten for touching sweets in the kitchen without asking.

25 Oct 2018 4:51 PM

CBI has become BJP Bureau of Investigation: Mamata Banerjee

'CBI has now become so called BBI (BJP Bureau of Investigation) -- very unfortunate!' Mamata Banerjee tweeted.

24 Oct 2018 2:45 PM

100-year-old woman raped by 20-year-old man in West Bengal

Proceedings are going on and the victim has been released from the hospital after the required medical tests.

24 Oct 2018 1:27 PM

2 killed, 17 injured in stampede at foot overbridge in Bengal's Howrah

Incident occurred at foot overbridge at Santragachi station when an express train and 2 EMU locals arrived at the station at the same time.

24 Oct 2018 8:08 AM

BJP’s ‘rath yatra’ in Bengal, to be led by Amit Shah, deferred

BJP said Amit Shah will now kick off 'yatra' on December 5, instead of December 3, from Tarapith in Birbhum.

23 Oct 2018 5:01 PM

Oppn alliance should not be at 'cost of containing Congress': Salman Khurshid

The allies should also be ready to make sacrifices and adjustments for defeating the BJP in the 2019 general elections, he said.

21 Oct 2018 3:30 PM

5 dead as bus falls into canal in West Bengal's Hooghly district

Kolkata-bound bus dashed against cement railings of bridge before breaking it and fell into Dakatia khal, police said.

16 Oct 2018 12:19 PM

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in chemical godown in Tangra

There was no report of any casualty in the fire, an officer said.

15 Oct 2018 7:27 PM

Durga Puja gift for Mamata Banerjee: HC quashes plea on controversial grant

The high court refused to interfere in West Bengal government's decision to give Rs 10,000 each to 28,000 Durga puja committees in state.

10 Oct 2018 1:07 PM

Kolkata: Woman molested at metro station, 10 arrested

The group started harassing her when she boarded from Esplanade. She was molested after getting down at Mahanayak Uttamkumar station.

10 Oct 2018 9:02 AM

Kolkata: 6-yr-old molested in school by teacher, parents stage protest

The accused teacher was taken to a police station and investigation was on, police said.

09 Oct 2018 1:03 PM

Fire at small fireworks factory in Kolkata injures 6

The incident occurred at Sonarpur's Gobindopur area and the owner of the factory has been detained.

07 Oct 2018 5:44 PM

Sharechat to monetise user base after two to three years

Sharechat recently got series C funding to the tune of USD 100 million.

06 Oct 2018 1:00 PM

Kolkata blast: Case registered against unknown people, CID takes over probe

Samples have been collected from the spot and forensic tests are being conducted to ascertain the material used in the blast in Nagerbazar.

03 Oct 2018 12:37 PM

Fire at Kolkata Medical College and Hospital, patients evacuated

No one has been injured in the blaze that broke out at 8 am in the dispensary located on the ground floor.

03 Oct 2018 9:13 AM

Tata Motors sees robust CV growth, eyes "fully-built" vehicles

The medium and heavy truck segment's sales in September grew 32 per cent at 16,239 units compared to 12,259 units last year.

02 Oct 2018 5:51 PM