Articles about Kolkata
23 May 2022Business
Fuel prices saw considerable change after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Saturday announcement of an excise cut of Rs. 8/liter on petrol and Rs. 6/liter on diesel.
16 May 2022India
The temperatures in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh breached the 49 °C mark on Sunday amid an intensive heatwave in north India, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
06 May 2022Politics
On the brink of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's arrival in Kolkata, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth leader was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Thursday.
25 Mar 2022Business
After a one-day pause, prices of petrol and diesel were once again increased by 80 paise on Friday.
18 Jan 2022India
Legendary cartoonist Narayan Debnath is no more.
10 Dec 2021Politics
The West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party released its poll manifesto for the civic elections in Kolkata on Wednesday.
20 Nov 2021Sports
The third T20I between India and New Zealand will take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
10 Oct 2021India
Petrol and diesel prices across the country soared to a record high on Sunday after the rates were hiked for the sixth consecutive day.
30 Sep 2021Politics
Voting for the hotly-contested Bhabanipur by-poll began at 7 am today in South Kolkata.
29 Sep 2021India
A portion of an old two-story building in the northern part of Kolkata's Ahiritola lane collapsed following heavy rainfall on Wednesday morning, police said.
13 Sep 2021Politics
BJP's West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh on Monday alleged that the law and order situation in the state has deteriorated with shootings becoming a regular affair.
11 Sep 2021India
The Presidency University Students Council (PUSC) in Kolkata withdrew its 96-hour sit-in after the varsity authorities agreed to provide free COVID-19 vaccination to all students.
10 Sep 2021Entertainment
Indian music composer Debojyoti Mishra has won the Best Music Director award at the 20th Imagine India Film Festival in Spain for his work in filmmaker Hari Viswanath's Bansuri: The Flute.
07 Sep 2021India
The bodies of a teenage boy and his mother were recovered from inside their flat in the southern part of Kolkata's Parnasree, following which six persons were detained in connection with the case.
06 Sep 2021India
With West Bengal still recovering from the ravages of the COVID-19 second wave and Cyclone Yaas, several Durga puja committees in Kolkata have decided to allot a portion of this year's budget for humanitarian causes.
06 Sep 2021Politics
West Bengal Education Minister Bratya Basu on Sunday took a dig at Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for his tweet on injustice to para and contractual teachers, saying that the state government has done a lot for them and he could instead turn his focus on states like Tripura.
18 Aug 2021India
Uttam Kumar Sarkar was on Wednesday named the new director of IIM-Calcutta.
16 Aug 2021Entertainment
A trust named after renowned film critic and director Chidananda Dasgupta is set to celebrate his birth centenary year in November with screenings, memorial lectures, and exhibitions of his works.
17 Jul 2021India
Monsoon ushers in relief from the hot and humid summers everywhere, and for Bengalis it also brings with it a silver lining on their plates in the form of the delectable Hilsa fish, usually savored steamed, smoked, deep-fried, or with mustard paste.
16 Jul 2021India
Several instruments of the Civil Engineering Department of Jadavpur University were found missing, the varsity Registrar Snehamanju Basu said.
15 Jul 2021India
A man, who went out for a morning walk, was stabbed in Kolkata's Maidan area on Wednesday as his belongings, including a high-end mobile phone, were snatched by two bike-borne miscreants, police said.
14 Jul 2021India
The community Durga Puja committees in Kolkata will ensure that all those who are involved in the rituals and other related works are vaccinated in the next three months, an official said on Wednesday.
12 Jul 2021India
The West Bengal Forest Department has sent a proposal to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) for developing a mini open-air zoo having two sections - herbivore and carnivore - at the Eco Park in New Town, the emerging satellite township near Kolkata city.
07 Jul 2021Sports
Two-time Olympic gold medal-winning hockey legend Keshav Datt died Wednesday due to age-related ailments, marking the end of a glorious era in the sport.
03 Jul 2021India
At least two people were injured when a massive fire broke out at a closed cinema hall in the city's Lake Town area, a senior official of the fire department of Kolkata said.
01 Jul 2021India
A police constable died and 13 others suffered injuries on Thursday when a bus carrying passengers hit the wall adjoining a gate of Fort William, the Army's Eastern Command headquarters, with its driver having lost control on the wheels, an officer said.
28 Jun 2021India
Activists of several Left-backed organizations staged a protest outside Swastha Bhavan in Salt Lake on Monday, alleging links between Trinamool Congress leaders and fake IAS Officer Debanjan Deb who organized dubious COVID-19 vaccination camps in Kolkata.
26 Jun 2021India
Three more associates of fake IAS Officer Debanjan Deb were arrested today morning in connection with the dubious COVID-19 vaccination camps in Kolkata, a senior police officer said.
19 Jun 2021Technology
The government on Saturday said that new software - Covid Severity Score -has been developed to identify patients who require ventilator support as well as to detect emergency and intensive care unit needs early.
03 Jun 2021India
A bus was turned into a COVID-19 vaccination center, which will travel to different markets of Kolkata to vaccinate priority groups, including vegetable and fish sellers, who cannot go for inoculation leaving their businesses for hours.
29 May 2021Business
The prices of petrol and diesel are once again on the rise across the country with Mumbai becoming the first metro city in India to witness the cost of petrol crossing the Rs. 100/liter-mark on Saturday.