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Season's first 'century' rainfall leaves Kolkata waterlogged, IMD predicts more shower, thunderstorm for Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Several parts of Kolkata and its suburbs have been waterlogged as the city of joy recorded a three-digit rainfall overnight, reports said on Thursday.

Fire on fifth floor of Apeejay House in Kolkata's Park Street, no casualties

Kolkata/UNI: A fire broke out in the fifth floor of the Apeejay House in Kolkata's Park Street on Tuesday.

Kolkata: Fire breaks out at TMC MLA Madan Mitra's Bhawanipur residence, no casualties

Kolkata/IBNS: A minor fire broke out at the house of Trinamool Congress (TMC) Kamarhati MLA Madan Mitra in south Kolkata's Bhawanipur on Tuesday morning.

Fire breaks out at commercial building in Kolkata's Park Street, 10 fire tenders at scene

Kolkata/IBNS: A fire broke out at a commercial multi-storey in south Kolkata's Park Street area on Thursday afternoon, reports said.

Citizen driven ‘Oxyzone’ steps up to provide free Oxygen to Covid patients in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Amidst widespread shortage and a growing prices of medical oxygen in Kolkata, a citizen-led non-profit initiative by Prameya Foundation, known as ‘Oxyzone,’ has stepped forward to ensure availability of free oxygen to patients gasping for air.

JITO launches six 'Oxygen on Wheels' buses in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: At a time when the entire nation is struggling to cope with the second wave of Covid-19, JITO (Jain International Trade Organisation), a non-profit body of the Jain community, has launched the “Oxygen on Wheels” bus concept in Kolkata.

Kolkata rains: Man electrocuted near Raj Bhavan

Kolkata/IBNS: A middle-aged man died of electrocution near Raj Bhavan in Kolkata's downtown Esplanade area on Tuesday evening, reports said.

TMC will sue ECI after Bengal assembly polls to ensure fair polls in future : Mamata

Kolkata/IBNS:  The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission of India after the West Bengal assembly polls to ensure free and fair elections in the future, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said, according to media reports.

Bengal Polls: Mamata decides not to campaign in Kolkata except on Apr 26 amid Covid-19 spike

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced she won't be campaigning in the ongoing West Bengal assembly polls in Kolkata amid the spike in Covid-19 cases across the country including the eastern state.

Tension erupts in Kolkata as TMC, BJP workers clash, media personnel attacked

Kolkata/IBNS: Several media personnel were reportedly attacked during a political clash that broke out between the workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in south Kolkata's Chetla area on Thursday late night.

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in multi-storey, firefighting underway

Kolkata/IBNS: A fire broke out in a multi-storey commercial building in central Kolkata's Lenin Sarani area on Friday afternoon, reports said.

Kolkata: Fire breaks out at highrise in Strand Road 

Kolkata: A fire broke out at a highrise building in Kolkata's Strand Road area on Wednesday.

Kolkata-Dhaka Dialogue focusses on bilateral cooperation between India and Bangladesh

Kolkata: H.P. Ghosh Research Centre, a unit of Bandhan-Konnagar, hosted the Kolkata-Dhaka Dialogue, with the guidance and support of the Ministry of External Affairs.

BJP workers protest outside party's election office in Kolkata over Bengal poll tickets

Kolkata/IBNS: The police on Tuesday used batons to disperse the protesters outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s election office in Kolkata as demonstrators resorted to stone-pelting after being upset with the party's choice of fielding candidates for some seats.

Three of a family found dead in Kolkata hotel, suicide suspected

Kolkata/IBNS: Three members of a family were found dead in a hotel in Kolkata's downtown New Market area on Tuesday morning, reports said.