Kolkata

Commuting and Cruising in the Kolkata Metro

Where do you get off, sir?<p>“In the morning, I get on the last coach, and during evening the first because that’s where all the excitement is,” says Soumodeep Chattopadhyay*, a 48-year-old bank clerk who lives in Belgachia, North Kolkata. “It is important to stand close to the exit door as it is the …

Commuting

Bengal CID files chargesheet in Kolkata carcass meat case

Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department on Tuesday produced a chargesheet against 12 accused persons in the carcass …

India

The Extraordinary Story of Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Part 1)

The Extraordinary Story of Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Part 1)<p>August 13, 2018 by Karen Mains<p>Gospel for Asia (GFA World), Wills Point, Texas – A …

Mother Teresa

Justice Karnan refuses to vacate flat

Refusing to vacate his flat in Kolkata, former Calcutta High Court judge C.S. Karnan has written to the Registrar General of the High Court after …

India News

Sunil Chhetri adjudged 'Best Sportsperson' by Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club

India football captain Sunil Chhetri was on Monday adjudged the country's 'Best Sportsperson of the Year' by the Calcutta Sports Journalists' …

India

East Bengal v Patha Chakra Match Preview, 14/08/2018, Calcutta Premier Division A

After dropping points in their second match of the season, Subhash Bhowmick’s team are up against a tough Pathachakra side on Tuesday....<p>East Bengal …

Soccer

Somnath's family rebuffs CPI-M request to drape body in red flag

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's family on Monday turned down the CPI-M leadership's request to drape the …

India

Pune Ranks First and Delhi 65th in Ease Of Living Index, Kolkata Refused To Participate

Pune has emerged the best Indian city when it comes to the ease of living index which was launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep …

India

Apologise, Trinamool leader tells Amit Shah in legal notice

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Two days after BJP President Amit Shah made a veiled attack on Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata …

India

Somnath Chatterjee's Body To Be Donated To Kolkata Hospital For Research

Somnath Chatterjee had pledged to donate his body to the medical college in 2002.<p><b>Kolkata:</b><p>Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who died today …

India

West Bengal: Trinamool Congress sends legal notice to Amit Shah over his statements at Kolkata rally

He alleged that the Centre’s aid of Rs 3.59 lakh crore to the state ended up with Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, and accused the party of blocking TV …

India News

MSC Kolkata Recruitment 2018: 200 Junior Assistant Posts, Apply from 14th August 2018

Vacancies for the post of Junior Assistant under the Kolkata Municipal Corporation has been released on the official website of the Bharat Municipal …

India News

Kasautii Zindagi Kay 2: Erica Fernandes, Parth Samthaan & Hina Khan To Shoot In Kolkata!

Kasautii Zindagi Kay 2 has been creating a lot of buzz lately. The first promo of the show featuring Erica Fernandes as Prerna was unveiled by Ekta …

Indian Cinema

Who was Durga Bhabhi? The woman who helped Bhagat Singh escape from Lahore to Calcutta

As the country celebrates 72 years of independence, it seems that the courage and contributions of many freedom fighters have faded away from public …

India

Somanth Chatterjee Was Admired Across Party Lines: Rahul Gandhi

Somnah Chatterjee passed away at a private hospital in Kolkata this morning following multiple organ failure.<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>Congress chief Rahul Gandhi …

India

Infosys to Invest Rs 100 Crore in Software Development Centre in Kolkata, Create 1,000 Jobs

The first phase of construction on the 525,000-square feet facility will be able to accommodate 1,000 employees, the country's second-biggest …

India

Somnath Chatterjee’s Body to be Donated for Medical Research in Kolkata

The SSKM Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata on Monday said they will ask Somnath Chatterjee's family if they want to donate his skin, too, for …

Medicine

Somnath Chatterjee’s body given for medical research

As that of his political mentor Jyoti Basu, the body of veteran parliamentarian Somnath Chatterjee was donated to the State-run SSKM Hospital for …

India News

Calcutta Football League 2018: 'Its good if Yuta Kinowaki joins Mohun Bagan,' says coach Shankarlal Chakraborty

Yuta Kinowaki played 8 matches for Mohun Bagan in the I-League last season

I-League

Calcutta Football League 2018: Mohun Bagan vs George Telegraph, 5 Talking Points

The major talking points from Mohun Bagan's close win over George Telegraph in the Calcutta Football League.

I-League

Kolkata is becoming an unnecessary climate casualty – it didn’t have to be

I wanted to glimpse the future in the city where I was born. So, this summer I returned to India for a firsthand look at the way climate change is …

Environment

Trinamool workers hold rallies against Assam NRC

Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress workers on Saturday organised rallies and wore black badges as they raised their pitch …

India

Amit Shah faces black-flag protest in Kolkata

A group of bike-borne Youth Congress workers waved the black flags before Shah’s convoy outside the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International …

India

Amit Shah in Kolkata LIVE: BJP chief to address rally in run up to 2019 elections

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah arrived in Kolkata on Saturday morning to a musical welcome and noisy protests ahead of a public …

India

Lightering Set to Begin for SSL Kolkata

On Thursday, salvors began preparations to lighter 200 tonnes of fuel off the grounded container ship <i>SSL Kolkata</i>, which caught fire and went adrift …

Coast Guard

Black flags greet Amit Shah in Kolkata

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah was on Saturday, August 11, 2018, shown black flags by Youth Congress workers when he came out of the NSC …

India

Mohun Bagan v George Telegraph Match Preview, 12/08/2018, Calcutta Premier Division A

Injury plagued Bagan looking to consolidate their position on top of the table...<p>Mohun Bagan take on George Telegraph in their third match of the …

I-League

Israel opens visa application centre in Kolkata

The Israeli Ministry of Tourism will be conducting a roadshow in Kolkata on August 29 to increase the interest for visiting the country among …

West Bengal

Aniruddha Bose Takes Oath as Chief Justice of Jharkhand HC

Enrolled with the Bar Council of West Bengal as an advocate in 1985, he practised in the Calcutta High Court and was elevated to the Bench in</b> …

India

Abandoned in Kolkata gutters, HIV Positive teens open cafe a garage

In a truly inspiring move that shows the unwavering spirit of humanity, 10 HIV Positive teens in Kolkata have opened a café in a garage. 'Cafe …

India News