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Bengal teacher recruitment scam: CBI conducts searches in 6 locations in Delhi and Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted a search operation in six locations of a software company in Delhi and Kolkata in connection with the teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal, media reports said.

Kolkata Police Commissioner meets senior citizens of Pronam; urges spread of awareness to combat rising cases of cyber fraud

Kolkata: Pronam - a joint initiative of Kolkata Police and The Bengal for the elderly - organized a cultural and cyber fraud awareness programme at the Body Guard Lines Auditorium recently which was attended by the organisation’s nearly 200 senior citizen members.

ED seizes Rs 17.32 cr in massive cash recovery from Kolkata businessman's house in gaming app scam

Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is conducting searches on six locations in connection with an investigation linked to an alleged case of fraud through a mobile gaming app. So far Rs 17.32 crore in cash and other property documents have been recovered, the probe agency said.

ED recovers massive cash from Kolkata businessman in gaming app scam

Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is conducting searches on six locations in connection with an investigation linked to an alleged case of fraud through a mobile gaming app.

Kolkata: Two schoolboys killed inside moving car, bodies dumped in roadside ditch

Kolkata/IBNS: Two schoolboys were found dead in a roadside ditch near Kolkata, more than two weeks after they were kidnapped.

Mamata Banerjee hikes Durga Puja grant, clubs to get Rs. 60K this year

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday announced an increase in the yearly grant to Durga Puja organising committees in the state from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000 after the festival found a place in the UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

'New Trinamool' poster featuring Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata sparks fresh political speculation

Kolkata/IBNS: A poster featuring West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's parliamentarian nephew Abhishek Banerjee with a promise to bring a "new Trinamool" in Kolkata has triggered a fresh political speculation in the backdrop of the arrests of heavyweights Partha Chatterjee and Anubrata Mondal.

Kolkata's St Xavier’s University teacher claims she was forced to resign over Instagram bikini photo

An ex-Assisstant Professor of the iconic St Xavier’s University in Kolkata has alleged that she was forced to quit and even asked to pay Rs. 99 crore in damages to the varsity for "causing immense and irreparable damage" after a parent complained that he found his son looking at her bikini-clad images on Instagram.

'No jolt', says Kolkata's Naktala Udayan Durga Puja committee after ruling TMC patron Partha Chatterjee lands in jail

Kolkata/IBNS: Living up to its theme "Arambha" or "The Beginning" in the 2022 Durga Puja, Kolkata's Naktala Udayan Sangha is set to organise the four-day festival this year with a fresh start after its "honourary" member and West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee landed up in jail in the teacher recruitment scam that has triggered a political firestorm in the Trinamool Congress-ruled state.

Kolkata: Sushovan Banerjee aka 'One Rupee Doctor' passes away

Kolkata/UNI: Padma Shri awardee Dr Sushovan Banerjee aka ‘Ek Takar Daktar’ (one rupee doctor) passed away at 84 on Tuesday morning.

Bengal: Mithun Chakraborty back in Kolkata, to visit BJP state office today

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-turned politician Mithun Chakraborty will visit the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s headquarters in Kolkata Monday, triggering speculation over his reactivation of involvement in the saffron brigade of West Bengal.

Kolkata: Patient jumps off 7th floor of a private hospital in Mullick Bazar, critically injured

Kolkata: A patient, who was identified as Sujit Sarkar, was critically wounded after he jumped off the 7th floor of a private hospital in Kolkata's Mullick Bazar area on Saturday.

Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka resumes

Agartala: The Agartala-Kolkata daily bus service via Dhaka flagged off on Friday with 28 passengers in a simple ceremony after a break of two years due to Covid19.

Kolkata: Cop at Park Circus opens fire, kills woman on bike, himself

Kolkata: A woman was killed and an app-based bike's rider was shot Friday afternoon as a policeman fired at least 10 rounds of bullets from his Self Loading Rifle (SLR) at Park Circus, meters away from Bangladesh Deputy High Commission. He also killed himself. 

Bangladesh-India bus services resume after two years

Dhaka/UNI: The passenger bus services between Bangladesh and India resumed on Friday after its suspension for two years induced by the Covid19 pandemic.