Sunday, September 20, 2020

TMC's Abhishek Banerjee sends legal notice to Babul Supriyo, seeks apology
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2020 7:42:30 AM IST
All India Trinamool Youth Congress president Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday sent a legal notice to Babul Supriyo, asking him to withdraw the 'false and incorrect' tweet targetting him and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. ... read..

Autopsy report suggests Sharbari Dutta died of cardiac arrest
Kolkata | Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The post-mortem report of 63-year-old designer Sharbari Dutta on Friday revealed that she died of cardiac arrest, ruling out the possibility of homicide, the police said. ... read..

Forecast of heavy rain in south Bengal from Sunday
Kolkata | Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
A large part of several south Bengal districts, including state capital Kolkata, is likely to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall from Sunday evening onwards owing to a depression in the Bay of Bengal. ... read..

Calcutta HC takes suo motu cognizance of Visva Bharati dispute
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Friday took suo motu cognizance of a recent incident at the Visva Bharati and constituted a four-member committee to find a solution to the ongoing dispute over the central university's campus. ... read..

Fashion designer Sharbari Dutta found dead at her south Kolkata residence
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 12:45:07 PM IST
Ace fashion designer Sharbari Dutta was found dead inside the bathroom at her south Kolkata's Broad Street residence on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. ... read..

Bengal Guv says cops being made to do political jobs
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Thursday targeted the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government alleging that policemen in the state are being made to perform political work by their seniors who are in decision-making positions in the forc ... read..

Couple found hanging at home in Kolkata, suicide note found
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
A couple was found hanging at their rented apartment in south Kolkata's Lake Gardens area on Thursday, police said. ... read..

IPL 13: We all have accepted the situation around us, says Kohli
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said players have made peace with life in a bio-secure bubble as they have embraced the new normal which is allowing them to play cricket amid uncertain times owing to the Covid-19 pandemic ... read..

Covid norms go for toss as thousands gather for 'tarpan' at Kolkata ghats
Kolkata | Thursday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Gross violations of Covid-19 social distancing norms were seen at several 'ghats' of river Ganga in Kolkata and it's adjoining Howrah district as people came in hordes to offer "tarpan" on Thursday morning. ... read..

Wife gets life imprisonment in Kolkata lawyer's murder case
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:07 PM IST
A West Bengal district court on Wednesday sentenced Anindita Dey, wife of deceased Calcutta High Court lawyer Rajat Kumar Dey, to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of her husband and tampering with evidence. ... read..

Kolkata Metro relaxes norms for senior citizens
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
A day after Kolkata Metro resumed its operations, the authorities on Tuesday decided to relax its norms for senior citizens, allowing them to board trains without an e-pass during non-peak hours on furnishing their identity cards at the gates. ... read..

Kolkata cabbie arrested for harassing MP Mimi
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
A taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly passing lewd comments and making objectionable gestures at Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Mimi Chakraborty. ... read..

Padma's Hilsa bring cheers to Bengali households ahead of Durga Puja (IANS Special)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Good news for Bengal food lovers. A huge consignment of their favourite silvery delight 'Hilsa' arrived in Kolkata's adjoining Howrah wholesale fish market on Tuesday from neighbouring Bangladesh. ... read..

Am ready to unleash special deliveries in IPL T20: Kuldeep (IANS Exclusive)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Unfazed by pressure of expectations after an underwhelming IPL show last season, Kolkata Knight Riders' Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav says he is ready to unleash a few new tricks with the ball tailored for the T20 format when the Indian Premier League (IP ... read..

XLRI to conduct XAT 2021 on Jan 3
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
XLRI - Xavier School of Management, one of India's premier B-Schools, on Monday announced that the upcoming Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 to be held on January 3 next year. ... read..

Amid Covid, Mamata govt to announce Puja guidelines
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
With the Durga Puja round the corner, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she would hold a meeting with puja committee members on September 25 to chalk out guidelines to celebrate the festival during the 'new normal'. ... read..

Bengal CM announces monthly allowance, free homes to priests
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
With Assembly elections slated to be held in the first half of next year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a monthly allowance of Rs 1,000 and free housing for around 8,000 poor Sanatan Brahmin priests in the state. ... read..

Bengal court convicts wife in New Town lawyer murder case
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
A West Bengal district court on Monday convicted Anindita Dey, the wife of deceased Calcutta High Court lawyer Rajat Kumar Dey, in connection with the murder of her husband and tampering evidence in the case. ... read..

No clarity on Eng, Aus players' availability for openers: KXIP CEO
Kolkata | Monday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
There is still no clarity on whether a smooth transfer of players from one bio-secure bubble in the United Kingdom to another in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be possible for upcoming the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab CEO Satish Menon ... read..

Kolkata metro resumes services after 5 months gap
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 14, 2020 12:42:14 PM IST
Kolkata Metro resumed its services on Monday after a gap of five months due to COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..

Shami's exceptional work rate reason for his success, says Langeveldt
Kolkata | Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Mohammed Shami sets an example in training with his top notch work rate and that is one of the major reasons for his success, feels Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Charl Langeveldt. Shami, who turned 30 this month, was Kings XI Punjab's top wicket-taker las ... read..

Metro stations being sanitised in Kolkata, people follow social distancing norms
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 13, 2020 1:12:21 PM IST
Social distancing norms were being followed and sanitisation conducted at metro stations in Kolkata on Sunday. ... read..

Kolkata artist pays tribute to Sushant through painting ahead of Durga Puja
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 13, 2020 1:12:14 AM IST
Admirers of Sushant Singh Rajput continue to pay tributes to him and remember his work with an artist in Kolkata drawing a painting of the late actor and stating that he would have been the appropriate choice to represent Goddess Durga's son Kartik in a m ... read..

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