WB Guv takes first lesson in Bangla, says 'I love Bengali'

Kolkata |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

Respecting the traditional belief that Saraswati Puja is the most auspicious occasion for 'Hate Khori', a ritual to mark the beginning of learning, West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose took his first

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Padma Awards: ORS pioneer Dilip Mahalanabis finally gets recognition, though posthumously

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST

Iconic paediatrician late Dilip Mahalanabis, who pioneered the use of Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) for the treatment of diarrhoeal diseases, finally got national recognition on Wednesday, though po

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Cattle scam: CBI traces 153 more benami accounts in cooperative bank

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has traced 153 more 'benami' bank accounts in a cooperative bank at Suri in Birbhum district of West Bengal, suspected of being linked to diversion of proceed

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AISF worker nabbed for protesting against MLA's arrest with poison filled syringe

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

Abdul Basir Mistri, an All India Secular Front (AISF) worker, was nabbed by the police on Wednesday after he staged a protest against the arrest of the lone party MLA in West Bengal, Naushad Siddique,

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R-Day: Security beefed up in Kolkata after arrest of 3 IS activists

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

The security arrangements in Kolkata have been beefed up ahead of the Republic Day and Saraswati Puja celebrations mainly after the recent arrest of three Islamic State (IS) activists in West Bengal w

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Why is govt so reluctant to file timely narcotics reports, asks Calcutta HC

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST

West Bengal Home Secretary B.P. Gopalika on Tuesday faced the wrath of the Calcutta High Court over "an abnormal delay" in presentation of examination report of seized narcotics to the court though an

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Cattle scam: ED hopeful as Delhi court rejects Anubrata's bail plea

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the multi-crore cattle smuggling scam in West Bengal is now hopeful of taking Trinamool Congress strongman and the party's Birbhum district president Anubrata

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Coast Guard comes to the rescue of injured mariner on tanker near Sagar (Ld)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

In a swift and co-ordinated operation, the Indian Coast Guard evacuated an injured mariner from a tanker anchored off Sagar Island in West Bengal on Monday morning.

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Mohammed Shami ordered to pay monthly alimony to estranged wife

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

A Kolkata court on Monday ordered Indian pacer Mohammed Shami to pay a monthly alimony of Rs 1.30 lakh to his estranged wife Hasin Jahan.

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PIL in Calcutta HC over irregularities in utilisation of central funds

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Calcutta High Court on Monday alleging massive irregularities in utilisation of funds under centrally-sponsored schemes by certain state govern

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I-league: Luka helps RoundGlass Punjab FC breach Mohammedan's fortress, register 4-0 win

Kolkata |Monday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST

Luka Majcen's brilliant performance helped RoundGlass Punjab FC breach Mohammedans fortress and registered an impressive 4-0 win in an I-League 2022-23 match at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan, here on

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Kolkata clashes: AISF legislator remanded to police custody till Feb 1

Kolkata |Monday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

A court here has remanded the lone representative of the All India Secular Front in West Bengal assembly, Naushad Siddique, to police custody till February 1 on charges of attempting to instigate and

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