Kolkata, Sept 3 : 'Cycle Heritage Quiz', organized and conceptualized by the world's largest incense stick brand Cycle Pure Agarbathies, returns to Kolkata with its 5th edition.
Siliguri/Gangtok, Sep 3 : Reviewing the operational preparedness of the army's Trishakti Corps, Eastern Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Praveen Bakshi on Thursday visited forward areas in Sikkim and interacted with the governor and the chief minister.
Kolkata, Sep 3 : Condemning the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government's "violent crackdown" on its activists during the Wednesday's strike, the opposition Left Front on Thursday took a protest rally in the city.
Kolkata, Sep 3 : Jadavpur University on Thursday said it is looking into a complaint of alleged ragging of two of its students.
Kolkata, Sep 3 : Foodies in the eastern metropolis will now have a chance to sample three-course menus at select restaurants without burning a hole in their pockets, thanks to the inclusion of Kolkata in the Restaurant Week India (RWI) event.
Kolkata, Sept 3 : Under the aegis of Government of India's Community College Programme, Globsyn Skills (GSDL) a joint venture of the Globsyn Group and its 22pc equity partner National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), is offering a one year Diploma Course in DTH Installation and Maintenance to 50 youths at Silda in West Midnapore.
Kolkata, Sep 3 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday sought a report from the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government following complaints that women protestors were assaulted by police during a rally on August 27.
Kolkata, Sep 3 : Two rival student groups clashed at a West Bengal varsity on Thursday, trading fire and hurling bombs indiscriminately, police said.
Kolkata, Sept 2 : A team of the Mumbai Police on Wednesday interrogated Siddhartha Das, the ex-boyfriend of ex-Star India Chief Peter Mukerjea's wife Indrani Mukerjea, in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case in Kolkata.
Kolkata, Sept 2 : Kolkata is all set to host the seventh Qualifying Round of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2015 at the Presidency University on Sept 4.
Kolkata, Sept 2 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the 24-hour nationwide general strike called by about ten trade unions across was nation was unsuccessful in her state.
Kolkata, Sep 2 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday termed the strike called by trade unions a "complete failure", and lambasted the opposition Left Front for indulging in politics of "disruption".
Kolkata, Sep 2 : A delegation led by national award-winning actor Prosenjit Chatterjee on Wednesday urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to reopen shut cinema halls and set up more multiplexes in the state to boost Bengali cinema.
Kolkata, Sept 2 : A team of Mumbai Police on Wednesday seized two laptops and few bank documents of Sanjeev Khanna, the first husband of ex-Star India Chief Peter Mukerjea's wife and Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukerjea, from his friend Ajay Rawla's residence in Alipore area of Kolkata, sources said.
Kolkata, Sept 2 : Train services of South Eastern Railway in West Bengal have been partially affected due to agitation at different stations over South Eastern Railway in view of all India general strike called by Central Trade Unions.
Kolkata, Sept 2 : A 24-hour nationwide general strike called by about ten trade unions has evoked mixed response in different parts of the country with the impact being felt strongly in West Bengal and Tripura.
Siliguri/Kolkata, Sep 2 : The countrywide shutdown called by trade unions against the central government's economic measures impacted normal life in West Bengal, with clashes between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Left Front leaving many people including legislators injured.
Kolkata, Sep 2 : To boost scientific planning and management of cultural heritage sites, the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur has designed a short-term course for professionals and researchers in the field.
Kolkata, Sep 2 : Far from evoking feelings of romance or nostalgia, train journeys in West Bengal now are replete with morbid tales of blood, gore and wails of the innocent, with the state topping the country in terms of murders, rapes and kidnappings on the railway tracks.
Kolkata, Sep 2 : The shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures on Wednesday evoked partial response in West Bengal amid reports of sporadic violence.
Kolkata, Sept 2 : A 24-hour general strike called by about ten trade unions is underway on Wednesday in India with the impact of the shutdown being felt since morning in the eastern state of West Bengal where the Left is the main opposition party.
Kolkata, Sept 1 : Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta and a host of other heavy weights from the film industry here will join hands to play a charity indoor cricket match on Sept 6.
Kolkata, Sep 1 : The Central and state governments have taken initiatives to foil the country wide general strike on Wednesday, called by the Lefts' employees and trade unions.
Kolkata, Sep 1 : Wednesday's countrywide general strike called by trade unions has turned into a prestige battle in West Bengal with the Mamata Banerjee government vowing to foil any disruption and the opposition Left Front threatening to return fire with fire to make the shutdown successful.
Kolkata, Sep 1 : Adman Bauddhayan Mukherji who is making his feature film debut with "Teenkahon" (Three Stories) says filmmaking today has become "easy" and "dishonesty" has crept in due to the "digital influx" of shooting.
Kolkata, Sep 1 : The Sheena Bora murder case, which has created a countrywide sensation, on Tuesday saw yet another intriguing development, as Siddhartha Das emerged claiming to be the biological father of the victim and having shared a live-in relationship with prime suspect Indrani Mukherjea.
Kolkata, Sept 1 : Minister of State for Textiles (Independent Charge), Government of India, Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Tuesday launched the Jute CFC Scheme for promotion of Jute Diversified Products and also unveiled the Foundation Stone of a new and unique building complex to be called the 'Patsan Bhavan.'
Kolkata, Sep 1 : Siddhartha Das, the man in former media executive Indrani Mukherjea's early life has claimed to have fathered Sheena and Mikhael Bora out of wedlock.
Kolkata , Sept 1 : Health Ministers of the 11 countries of WHO's South-East Asia Region are meeting in Dili, Timor-Leste, from Sept 7-11 to set health priorities and discuss the health agenda for the region.
Kolkata, Sep 1 : Filmmaker Imtiaz Alli, who is presenting adman Bauddhayan Mukherji's debut feature "Teenkahon" (Three Stories), says the award-winning Bengali movie reminds him of the cinema of Indian legends Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.
Kolkata/South Dinajpur, Sep 1 : Forest department officials recovered snake poison worth Rs. 150 crore while two traffickers were arrested from Buniyadpur area in West Bengal's South Dinajpur district on Monday.
Kolkata, Sep 1 : West Bengal's transgender welfare board plans to address the issue of beggary among the community, a member said on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : Terming the nationwide September 2 strike called by a majority of central trade unions as a "political conspiracy", the West Bengal government on Monday accused the opposition parties of fomenting lawlessness in the staste and appealed to the people to attend offices and follow the normal routine.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : The West Bengal government on Monday postponed the Primary Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) examination to Oct 11, which was scheduled for Oct 4, officials said.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : The Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) examination in West Bengal, which was postponed to October 4 in the wake of disappearance of question papers has been rescheduled to October 11, the state government said on Monday, stressing "full transparency" would be ensured.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday remembered late filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh on his birthday and said she misses him.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Yet another European themed cafe has come up in the erstwhile second capital of British empire, with the owners claiming that they are hopeful about the cuisine retaining its authenticity.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : The last decade has witnessed quality infrastructure development in the city of Kolkata.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Kolkata based Primarc Group recently invested in waste management Start-up Sampurn(e)arth along with Ah!Ventures and I3N.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Warning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee against using force to foil the September 2 countrywide strike called by central trade unions, the CITU on Sunday declared it was ready for any confrontation to make the agitation successful.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Alleging the involvement of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress in the disappearance of question papers for the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), the opposition Left Front on Sunday demanded a judicial probe into the matter.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : One person was killed and two others were injured in West Bengal's Burdwan district when crude bombs stored in a house exploded, police said on Sunday.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : One man was caught by other passengers on Saturday while he was allegedly trying to throw bodies, which he was carrying in his bags, into river Ganges from a boat in Hooghly district of West Bengal.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : A senior Congress leader on Saturday threatened to hold a sit-in outside a college in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, demanding arrest of the culprits responsible for the death of a student earlier this month and an indefinite fast here if justice was denied.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Senior CPI-M leader and Siliguri Mayor Ashok Bhattacharya on Saturday accused the state's ruling Trinamool Congress of attempting to kill him when he had gone to attend a meeting in the town in northern West Bengal.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : West Bengal's opposition parties and their youth and mass organisations hit the streets on Saturday in protest against the state government's "failure" to hold the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) examinations scheduled for Sunday, after a bag of question papers "mysteriously" went missing.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Temperamental Trinamool Congress leader Sonali Guha on Saturday was censured by her party for calling leader of the opposition Surjya Kanta Mishra, of the CPI-M as "nine month pregnant".
Kolkata, Aug 29 : India celebrated the traditional Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan on Saturday.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday nabbed 29 smugglers including Bangladeshis and seized over 300 cattle from near the International Border in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, an officer said.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Having reclaimed what they asserted was rightfully theirs -- an exclusive train for females -- women commuters of the Matribhumi Ladies Special local trains on Saturday extended the olive branch by tying rakhis to their male counterparts.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : A man in West Bengal's Hooghly district was arrested on Saturday while he was trying to dispose off the bodies of a woman and a minor girl suspected to be killed by him, police said.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Nepal might proclaim its new constitution by the end of September and its international border policies with respect to India would not change thereafter, the Himalayan country's envoy here has said.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Raymond outlet in Kolkata's Poddar Court area, the master franchisee for Raymond Group has achieved nationwide recognition recently.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Model and actor Milind Soman, who very recently won the Ironman Triathlon competition, was in Kolkata on Friday to unveil the men's innerwear brand Force Nxt from Dollar Industries.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : The West Bengal government on Friday has postponed the Primary Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) exam to Oct 4, which was scheduled for Sunday (Aug 30), after the disappearance of two packets of questions.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that Left parties' rally to state's main administrative building, Nabanna was diabolical rampage.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : Slamming the Left Front over its "violent" peasants rally, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said Marxists won't come to power in the state for another 1,000 years.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : NIP NGO came up with this unique innovative initiative of arranging 2nd Inclusive Monsoon Indo-Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2015 and Rakhi Bandhan Utsav 2015 in association with AAKTARA, Biramdih.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : In a battle between Kshirmohan, Odisha's special delicacy dedicated to Lord Jagannarth, and Bengal's very own Rasogolla, Bengal sweet shop owners now sink differences for getting the delicacy benchmarked as the state's discovery dating back one and half centuries.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : The West Bengal government on Friday rescheduled the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) examinations scheduled for Sunday, after a bag of question papers "mysteriously" went missing.