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  • new2 held with fake IDs, US dollars worth Rs 71.64L

    2 held with fake IDs, US dollars worth Rs 71.64L

    Two men in their 30s were arrested at the Kolkata airport for carrying unaccounted 1.04 lakh US dollars worth Rs 71.64 lakh hidden in the false bottom of their hand baggage on Friday afternoon.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 10:07pm -
  • newTMC leader Madan Mitra plans 'Ram Katha'

    TMC leader Madan Mitra plans 'Ram Katha'

    Amid controversy over raising of Jai Shri Ram slogans in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra is planning to organise a 'Ram Katha' event on July 24 in his home turf Bhowanipore.
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 4:30pm -
  • newKol Metro app in offing to cut down on queues

    Kol Metro app in offing to cut down on queues

    After Saturday’s accident at the Park Street station, Metro Railway will try and expedite its plan to introduce a smartphone-based ticketing app that will allow people to book tickets without standing in queues at counters.
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:35am -
  • newMan booby-traps house in revenge plot, kills 3

    Man booby-traps house in revenge plot, kills 3

    A 52-year-old man, who suspected his 26-year-old third wife had fled with a neighbour, allegedly plotted the mass murder of the paramour’s relatives and rigged their building with a live wire. One of the relatives and two other neighbours in the building at Akra in South 24 Parganas were electrocuted.
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:28am -
  • newKol: No rain on radar, Met predicts warm weekend

    Kol: No rain on radar, Met predicts warm weekend

    The city will continue to reel under heat as there is hardly any possibility of a downpour any time soon, the Met office has predicted. Kolkata has to be content with a shower here and a drizzle there. But such scanty rain will not make much of a difference to the mercury.
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:26am -
  • newKolkata man loses Rs 67,000 in UPI fraud

    Kolkata man loses Rs 67,000 in UPI fraud

    In yet another case of UPI fraud in the city, a 56-year-old resident of Netaji Nagar has been reportedly cheated of Rs 67,000 on false assurance of settling the complainant’s grievances related to purchases from a leading online apparel firm.
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:21am -
  • newBidhannagar mayor quits a day before trust vote

    Bidhannagar mayor quits a day before trust vote

    Bidhannagar mayor Sabyasachi Dutta resigned from his post on Thursday, ending four months of speculation over his politic-al future sparked by BJP leader Mukul Roy’s March visit to his Salt Lake residence for a plate of luchi-alur dom.
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:20am -
  • Kol: Mercury refuses to recede in absence of rain

    Kol: Mercury refuses to recede in absence of rain

    Kolkata will continue to reel under heat as the Met office sees no rain respite for now. The city has to be content with a shower here and there. But such scanty rain will not make much of a difference to the mercury.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 9:53pm -
  • 'Cut' money: BJP holds protests in West Bengal

    'Cut' money: BJP holds protests in West Bengal

    The BJP held statewide demonstrations in West Bengal on Thursday in protest against TMC leaders taking "cut" money from the beneficiaries of government schemes.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 8:31pm -
  • Travel fair comes to an end in Kolkata

    Travel fair comes to an end in Kolkata

    Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF), the oldest and the biggest travel trade show network in India concluded its 30th edition of TTF Kolkata with a record turnout of more than 10,000 visitors.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 4:44pm -
  • Bihar family shows how to behave in Metro stn

    Bihar family shows how to behave in Metro stn

    Not everybody tries to shove his arm through the closing doors of a Metro coach when he is unable to get in, even under extreme circumstances.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:47am -
  • Rain paved way for clear view of lunar eclipse

    Rain paved way for clear view of lunar eclipse

    Though there were apprehensions that the monsoon clouds might play spoilsport for those who wanted to watch the partial lunar eclipse in the early hours of Wednesday, the afternoon rain on Tuesday came as a blessing.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:42am -
  • Siliguri: TC beaten up, pushed off train

    Siliguri: TC beaten up, pushed off train

    A ticket checker (TTE) was allegedly pushed off Dn Gaya-Kamakhya Express early on Wednesday, raising concerns about railway security.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 9:44am -
  • ASI, councillor among 5 hurt in Bhatpara attack

    ASI, councillor among 5 hurt in Bhatpara attack

    An assistant sub-inspector and a BJP councillor were among five persons injured in bombings that continued unabated on Tuesday night in trouble-torn Bhatpara-Kankinara. This was despite a fresh prohibitory order under CrPC Section 144 clamped on Monday evening.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 9:22am -
  • Visva-Bharati 1st V-C to finally get his due

    Visva-Bharati 1st V-C to finally get his due

    For years, people spoke in hushed tones about the first vice-chancellor of Visva-Bharati, Rathindranath Tagore, the eldest son of Rabindranath. Controversies dogged him during the first years of transition when the VB was taken over by the Centre.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:29am -
  • Kol: 23k challans issued to rogue bikers in a mnth

    Kol: 23k challans issued to rogue bikers in a mnth

    Exactly a month ago, on June 19, Kolkata Police launched its late-night drive against rogue bikers. And in the past 30 days, 23,000 challans have been issued against rule-flouting riders — much more than the number of prosecutions in the first five months of the year.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:16am -
  • Try opening Kol metro doors, spend 6 mnth in jail

    Try opening Kol metro doors, spend 6 mnth in jail

    Next time you try to pry open the doors of a Metro coach to get on board, you may spend up to six months in jail.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:12am -
  • Judge, lawyer-MP in spat over ‘cut money’ in HC

    Judge, lawyer-MP in spat over ‘cut money’ in HC

    The raging heat over cut money in Bengal found a mention in the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday when a senior lawyer levelled complaints against a section of judges after the court accused Trinamool Congress and the administration of denying equal opportunity to the opposition during Tuesday’s Bongaon Municipality trust vote.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:03am -
  • Kolkata man held for clicking girl’s pics on bus

    Kolkata man held for clicking girl’s pics on bus

    A 26-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly clicking photographs of a 20-year-old student secretly on a Karunamoyee-New Garia route bus on Wednesday.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 5:27am -
  • BJP’s ‘chintan baithak’ on Bengal in August

    BJP’s ‘chintan baithak’ on Bengal in August

    The continuous switching of sides by councillors in North 24 Parganas — often ending in dogfights as was evident in Bongaon municipality on Tuesday — has prompted the BJP central leadership to call a ‘chintan baithak’ (brainstorming session) in Kolkata in the first week of August.
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 6:00am -

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