November 24, 2020 20:34 (IST)
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Woman killed in early morning mishap in Kolkata's EM Bypass

Kolkata/IBNS: A woman was killed after being hit by an over speeding car while crossing road at Kadapara crossing in eastern Kolkata on EM Bypass on Sunday early morning, reports said.

CBI arrests cattle smuggler Enamul Haque from Delhi

Kolkata/UNI: The anti-corruption wing of the CBI on Friday arrested the alleged kingpin of cattle smuggling racket Enamul Haque from New Delhi.

Amit Shah to arrive in Kolkata tonight on a two-day Bengal visit

Kolkata/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to arrive in Kolkata on Wednesday night for a two-day visit to West Bengal and address BJP karyakartas of south Bengal districts for their preparedness ahead of the 2021 poll in the state.

CBI arrests senior IRS officer among 4 in fraud and cheating cases of over crores of rupees

Kolkata/UNI: The CBI investigating a 2017 fraud and cheating case of over Rs 100 crore has arrested four suspects, including an Indian Revenue Services officer (IRS) after grilling them for hours in the city on Monday.

Kolkata: Two dead as truck rams into bus stand at Maniktala

Kolkata/IBNS: Two persons were killed and two more were seriously injured after an over speeding truck slammed into a roadside bus-stand near Maniktala Market under Amherst Street Police Station limits in north Kolkata on Monday early morning, reports said.

SC slams WB Police for summoning Delhi resident who criticised Mamata govt on Facebook over lockdown

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has slammed the West Bengal Police for summoning a Delhi resident, who had criticised the Mamata Banerjee government in a Facebook post over the enforcement of anti-Covid-19 lockdown, media reports said.

Midnight blaze ravages residential building in Kolkata, two killed

Kolkata/IBNS: Two persons, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed in a fire that broke out in a multi-storey residential building in central Kolkata's Ganesh Chandra Avenue on Friday late night, reports said on Saturday.

Turban case: West Bengal Guv Dhankhar asks CM to withdraw case against Balvinder Singh

Kolkata/UNI:  Asserting that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should send human rights and Rule of Law friendly signals, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday urged her to withdraw the case against Balvinder Singh whose turban was allegedly removed by the West Bengal Police.

Kolkata: Powerful explosion blows off clubhouse's roof at Beliaghata, no casualties reported

Kolkata/IBNS: A portion of a roof of a two-storey club building was blown off following a powerful explosion in Kolkata's Beliaghata Main Road area on Tuesday morning, reports said.

Kolkata: Bengali serial actor, 15 others arrested for running sex trade

Kolkata/UNI: A Tollywood actor was among 16 others who have been arrested for allegedly running sex trade in Kolkata, police said on Sunday.

Kolkata Police book top BJP leaders for unlawful assembly, violation of law during Nabanna Cholo rally

Kolkata/IBNS: A day after a massive showdown was witnessed with activists of BJP and its youth wing, BJYM, clashing with the police at multiple locations in Kolkata and Howrah during the party's Nabanna Cholo rally, the Kolkata Police on Friday registered two suo motto FIRs against multiple BJP leaders, including party's national secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya, national vice president Mukul Roy, state president Dilip Ghosh, and lawmakers- Rakesh Singh, Arjun Singh and Locket Chatterjee, officials said.

Kolkata: Renowned academician Ananda Deb Mukherjee passes away

Kolkata/IBNS: Well-known Bengal academician and geologist, emeritus professor of Jadavpur University (JU) and former Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Vidyasagar University, Ananda Deb Mukherjee, who was diagnosed with Covid-19, died in a south Kolkata hospital on Thursday morning. He was 82.

Hathras case: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee leading protest march in Kolkata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday hit the streets of Kolkata as she is leading a protest march held over the Hathras gangrape and murder incident.

Mamata Banerjee to hit streets today in protest against Hathras incident

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will join the protests against the 19-year old woman's fatal gangrape which took place in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras by hitting streets here on Saturday.

No Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata due to Covid-19 this year: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said people of her state will have to give the Durga Puja carnival a miss this year, owing to the Covid-19 situation.