Anti-CAA stir: All faith human chain in Kolkata on R-Day

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

Kolkata will witness to an all faith human chain stretching from the north to the south of the city on January 26 - the nation's Republic Day - as a means to consolidate the protests against the new c

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Sonia's return temporary, need organisational polls: Tharoor (IANS interview)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST

Describing as a "temporary arrangement" the return of Sonia Gandhi to the post of Congress president, senior party leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday reiterated his call for elections to all leadershi

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Students protest outside lit meet as Swapan Dasgupta speaks

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

Displaying placards and posters opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens, hundreds of Left students staged a protest demonstration outside the V

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P.K. Banerjee responding to treatment: Hospital

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

Legendary Indian footballer P.K. Banerjee, who was admitted to a city hospital after his sodium levels fell, is "responding to the ongoing treatment", a statement issued by the hospital said on Wednes

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PK Banerjee falls ill, admitted to hospital

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

Legendary Indian footballer PK Banerjee was on Tuesday hospitalised after his sodium levels fell.

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Anti-CAA protestors hold night-long dharna at Esplanade

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 AM IST

Carrying aloft the tricolour and displaying posters, thousands of people lay siege to the city hub Esplanade holding a night-long dharna demanding scrapping of the new Citizenship (Amendment) Act and

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Scolded by mom for damaging mobile, teenage girl ends life

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

A teenage girl here hanged herself after she was scolded by her parents for damaging her mother's mobile phone, police said on Tuesday. She died on way to hospital.

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Bengal Guv meets Congress, Left leaders on pending bills

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday met legislative party leaders of the Congress, CPI-M and CPI to discuss the pendency of two bills, one to prevent lynching and another related to a sta

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Pangolin seized in Bengal, one arrested

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

West Bengal wildlife officials seized a pangolin - considered an endangered mammal - in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday and arrested one man in this connection.

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Jnanpith-winning Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh hospitalised

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh, a recipient of the Jnanpith award, was admitted to a private city hospital on Tuesday following respiratory tract infection, doctors said.

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Alejandro quits as East Bengal coach

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST

East Bengal's Spanish head coach Alejandro Menendez on Tuesday stepped down from his post after a spate of poor results saw the club languish at seventh place in the I-League table.

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Heroin worth approx Rs 100 cr seized in Kolkata

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

In a major drug haul by Kolkata Police, heroin worth between Rs 75 crore to Rs 105 crore in the international market, was seized early on Tuesday and two persons were arrested, a senior officer said.

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