Kolkata, July 28 : A 25-year-old youth was arrested after Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel seized pistols and bullets from him at a metro station here, police said on Tuesday.
Kolkata, July 28 : The annual celebration of golf in the eastern part of India, Ballantine's presented The Telegraph Merchant's and Challenge Cup kick started on Tuesday at the Mecca of Indian golf, the Par 72 Royal Calcutta Golf Club with 73 teams in pursuit of the coveted crown.
Kolkata, July 28 : In an endeavour to provide world class diagnostic services to people of Eastern India and especially West Bengal, SRL Diagnostics, the leading global diagnostic chain plans to expand their footprints in the eastern part of India.
Kolkata, July 28 : Despite being an eminent scientist and holding a commanding position as India's president, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam used to empathise with people from all sections of society and never displayed a shred of pomposity, say eminent nuclear physicists.
Kolkata, July 28 : Fondly recalling his morning walks with former president A.P.J Abdul Kalam at the Mughal Gardens in Rashtrapati Bhavan, artist Manav Gupta, who was commissioned by Kalam to translate his poems into visuals, says the late scientist was a "true karmayogi" and "never gave up" working for the masses.
New Delhi, July 28 : The Supreme Court on Monday asked West Bengal's police chief to sit with the CBI director to determine the police personnel required by the investigating agency for continuing with its investigation into Saradha and non-Saradha chit fund scam cases.
Kolkata, July 27 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Monday, and called him one of her "favourite people".
Kolkata, July 27 : West Bengal is about to sign over 20 initial agreements with Britain in course of the five-day visit of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, as per a a letter written by the British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Kolkata, July 27 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy in connection with the probe on the Saradha chit fund scam, an agency source said on Monday.
Kolkata, July 27 : Heavy and incessant rainfall have indundated stretches in several districts of West Bengal, officials said on Monday.
Kolkata, July 27 : A group of Indian and international artists have captured the essence of the iconic 1970s 'flower power' movement through festive teapots and kettles at an exhibition here.
Kolkata, July 27 : Inspired by 'Man vs. Wild', a survival television series hosted by British adventurer Bear Grylls, a man in West Bengal has changed his eating habits and relishes 'delicacies' like raw fish, snails and insects.
Kolkata, July 27 : Six famed Japanese films will be screened here for enthusiasts at a film festival beginning here from July 31, a release from the Japanese consulate here said on Monday.
Kolkata, July 26 : A minor fire broke out at the pantry car of 13110 Dhaka-Kolkata Maitree Express near Naihati Station in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Sunday.
Kolkata, July 26 : West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee left for her five-day tour to the UK on Sunday.
Kolkata, July 26 : Days after two blood donation camps were conducted in Kolkata's brothel-based sex workers' districts, the Central Blood Bank and the Medical College, Kolkata on Thursday last have decided to segregate and stop the use of blood units which were collected from there.
Kolkata, July 26 : Fashion designer Sharbari Datta, who in the past decades had set a trend in menswear fusing different art traditions thus breaking away from masculine dress code set by the West, says it is not easy to make a mark in the field outwardly cloaked with the euphoria of glamour.
Kolkata, July 26 : In the wake of flood-like situation in several parts of West Bengal following heavy rain, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said a three-member committee has been formed to monitor the situation and take appropriate measures.
Kolkata, July 26 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid tributes to the 1999 Kargil war martyrs.
Kolkata, July 26 : High-risk newborns, such as those with very low weight at birth, are more susceptible to developmental delays and subsequent disability than healthy newborns, say Indian researchers, highlighting the gap in early diagnosis in rural settings.
Kolkata, July 25 : The BSF on Saturday apprehended a 65-year-old man for trying to smuggle US-made guns near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Murshidabad district.
Kolkata, July 25 : Heavy rain and thundershowers on Saturday caused major inconvenience to commuters and inundated many roads in the eastern metropolis.
Kolkata, July 25 : Suburban train movement was disrupted here for some time on Saturday following the discovery of a bomb on the tracks, an official statement said.
Kolkata, July 25 : A day ahead of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leaves for Britain to scout for investments, union minister Babul Supriyo on Saturday questioned the efficacy of the exercise and lamented the lack of conducive industrial environment in the state.
Kolkata, July 25 : Singer Shyamoshree Gupta released her debut Rabindra Sangeet album in popular lifestyle store Starmark's South City Mall outlet in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Jul 24 : Popular lifestyle store Starmark, in association with Patra Bharati, will host the launch of Ranjan Bandyopadhyay's Pransakha Vivekananda (Part 3), a Bengali novel based onSwami Vivekananda's life at its Quest Mall outlet in Kolkata on July 28.
Kolkata, July 24 : Actress Richa Sharma recently unveiled a lifestyle exhibition called Rakhi Haat in Kolkata recently.
Kolkata, July 24 : National Release Centre (NRC) for India in collaboration with Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., hosted a two day interactive Workshop on 'Introduction to SNOMED CT' at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata on Friday and Saturday.
Kolkata, July 24 : It was a day of audio-story telling, poetry reading and street theatre as concerned citizens and students harnessed art and literature at an event here on Friday to generate awareness on littering and e-waste.
Kolkata, July 24 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the state's regional film industry can compete with Hollywood.
Kolkata, July 24 : The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized explosives being smuggled into India from Bangladesh along the international border in West Bengal, an officer said on Friday.
Siliguri, July 24 : At least six people died of encephalitis since Wednesday in northern West Bengal, to take the toll to 45, a health official said here Friday.
Kolkata, July 23 : Threes people were injured in a road accident on S P Mukherjee Road, near the Kalighat area of Kolkata on Thursday.
Kolkata, July 23 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday met a host of businessmen and officials who would be part of her London trip beginning July 26.
Kolkata, July 23 : The West Bengal government has decided to institute an annual scholarship scheme in the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), at University of London, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday.
Kolkata, July 23 : A school headmaster was on Thursday arrested after he stabbed an assistant teacher following an altercation inside the school in West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said.
Kolkata, July 23 : Sixteen students from India and the US will brainstorm to come up with innovations on tapping space technology for environmental sustainability, it was announced here on Thursday.
Kolkata, July 22 : ISADOS multi-specialty clinic, a smart healthcare destination was inaugurated in Kolkata's Beliaghata area on Wednesday by Chandrima Bhattacharya, West Bengal Minister of State, Dept. of Health and Family Welfare and Law and Judicial Affairs.
Kolkata, July 22 : Claiming that law and order has collapsed in West Bengal, the BJP on Wednesday urged Governor K.N. Tripathi to put pressure on police and the administration to establish the rule of law.
New Delhi, July 22 : The best of the Indian and international curators will come together at 'The Experimenter Curators' Hub, an annual event that gets underway from Thursday in Kolkata.
Kolkata, July 22 : The vibrant choreography of Odisha's traditional tiger dance and insights shared by noted woman elephant trainer Parbati Barua from Assam will headline International Tiger Day events here on July 29 at the Indian Museum.
Kolkata, July 22 : Experimenter has announced the 5th edition of the Experimenter Curators' Hub 2015, in Kolkata which will commence on Thursday.
Kolkata: By his own admission, he's one of those rare breed of authors in India who are writing about romantic-thrillers. In town for a book-signing session for his new book, IBNS correspondent Sudipto Maity caught up with Novoneel Chakraborty
Kolkata, July 22 : Over 100 students from various educational institutes here on Wednesday expressed solidarity with the FTII students who have been protesting against the appointment of actor Gajendra Chauhan as its new chairman.
Kolkata, July 22 : As many as 24 works of art by women artists from India and China are on display at a 10-day exhibition here showcasing cultural ties between the two neighbours, organisers said on Wednesday.
Kolkata, July 22 : Indian cinema veterans Mrinal Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta and Soumitra Chatterjee have come out in support of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students who are protesting against the appointment of actor Gajendra Chauhan as its chairman.
Kolkata, Jul 21 : The police on Monday arrested the main accused in the alleged rape of a teenaged girl at Shibpur area in Howrah district of West Bengal.
Kolkata, Jul 21 : One class eight student was arrested on Tuesday with bombs from Jaggadal station area in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.
Kolkata, Jul 21 : The Kolkata Police on Monday arrested one Uber cab driver for allegedly 'masturbating' in the presence of a lady passenger while driving his taxi.
Kolkata, July 22 : An Uber cab driver was arrested here for an alleged obscene act in the presence of a woman passenger in the cab, police said late Tuesday.
Kolkata, July 21 : Questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's silence on the chit fund scam at the Trinamool Congress martyrs' Day rally on Tuesday, state CPI-M secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra on Tuesday held her responsible for the scandal.
Kolkata, July 21 : Virtually kicking off the poll campaign, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday declared that her Trinamool Congress would fight next year's assembly elections alone and take on the "unethical alliance" of the BJP, Congress and CPI-M.
Kolkata, July 21 : Giving a boost to the Trinamool Congress, a CPI-M lawmaker in the West Bengal assembly joined the state's ruling party on Tuesday.
Kolkata, July 21 :'Kahaani' famed director Sujoy Ghosh, who has come up with a 14-minute-long short film 'Ahalya', said working with veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee was his childhood dream and he wrote the story keeping him in mind as playing the character 'Goutam Sadhu'.
Kolkata, July 21 : In an effort to counter the Trinamool Congress which held a massive martyrs' rally here on Tuesday, the West Bengal unit of the Congress organised a street corner protest demanding punishment to those responsible for the police firing that killed 13 Congress supporters on this day in 1993.
Kolkata, July 21 : Amid allegations of a section of Trinamool Congress activists being involved in violence, construction syndicates and illegal mining, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said such people should leave her party.
Kolkata, July 21 : National Award winning filmmaker Aparna Sen on Tuesday said women were still subjected to questions on chastity in an era when scientific progress has provided tools like DNA tests to settle paternity issues.
Kolkata, July 21 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asserted that her Trinamool Congress will fight the Narendra Modi-led central government over the "injustice with and neglect of the state".
London, July 21 : With just five days to go before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives here leading a 66-member delegation on a four-day visit to draw investment to her financially-depleted state, not a single British cabinet minister, let alone Prime Minister David Cameron, may have time to meet her.
New Delhi/Kolkata, July 21 : The iconic Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata will be host to the final of the 2016 World Twenty20 cricket tournament that will be held in India from March 11 to April 3.