Kolkata: News

10 Oct 2022

West Bengal

West Bengal: Section 144 imposed in Ekbalpur following communal violence

After clashes between two communities on Sunday night, Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code was on Monday imposed in West Bengal's Ekbalpur until Wednesday to restore law and order.

04 Oct 2022

Durga Puja

Recipe-o'-clock: Here's how you can make Kolkata chicken biryani

Durga Puja not only calls for fun and frolic but also triggers a bong's immense love for food, especially biryani.

03 Oct 2022

Durga Puja

West Bengal: Durga Puja economy creates 3 lakh job opportunities

Durga Puja, West Bengal's largest festival, has evolved into a magnanimous industry over the past few decades.

29 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

Visiting Salt Lake and Dum Dum? Check out these pandals

Although Durga Puja begins this weekend, people have already started hitting pandals across Kolkata to avoid the rush on the main days of the festival.

26 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

Unique Durga Puja pandals to visit this year in Kolkata

Durga Puja is less than a week away, and the festival preparations are in full swing in the City of Joy.

26 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

5 traditional Bengali sarees to wear on Durga Puja

Durga Puja is all about good food, reunion with friends and family, and pandal hopping while flaunting your new stylish outfits.

23 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

5 popular Durga Puja pandals to visit in South Kolkata

A five-day festival that is nothing short of a carnival, Durga Puja is just around the corner!

23 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

Kolkata: Durga Puja pandal based on 'Vatican City' theme inaugurated

Durga Puja preparations are in full swing in Kolkata, and with an early inauguration this year, Lake Town, Bidhannagar's Sree Bhumi Sporting Club is ready to awe devotees with their pandal designed like the Vatican City's St. Peter's Basilica.

18 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Cyclonic formation over Bay of Bengal, warning issued for Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a warning for Odisha predicting heavy rainfall in the state over the next few days because of the formation of a cyclonic circulation over the west-central Bay of Bengal.

16 Sep 2022


8 years into marriage, woman learns husband underwent sex-change operation

A woman (40) from Vadodara in Gujarat filed a case against her husband for cheating and unnatural sex when, eight years into the marriage, she found that her husband had undergone a sex reassignment surgery (SRS) and was previously a woman.

11 Sep 2022

West Bengal

Kolkata: ED raids gaming app firm, unearths Rs. 18 crore

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided six locations in Kolkata over allegations of money laundering on, mobile gaming application E-Nuggets and unearthed cash worth Rs. 18 crore.

09 Sep 2022

West Bengal

5 things to take back from your West Bengal trip

Known for its vibrant art and culture, colonial-era monuments, mesmerizing landscapes, ancient temples, and mouth-watering food, West Bengal is the perfect amalgamation of tradition and modernity.

Threat to Arpita Mukherjee's life, food must be tested: ED

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) informed a Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court that the life of former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee's aide Arpita Mukherjee is in danger.

Kolkata school to launch its own nanosatellite in 2023

It seems we have a new competitor for ISRO in satellite launching. It's called South Point High School, and it is from Kolkata.

02 Aug 2022

West Bengal

Crores kept in my flats without my knowledge: Arpita Mukherjee

Arpita Mukherjee—a close aide of arrested former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee—has now claimed the money recovered from her two Kolkata flats does not belong to her.

01 Aug 2022


Lawyer fighting PIL against Jharkhand CM Soren arrested in Kolkata

A lawyer fighting two PILs against Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was arrested in Kolkata on Sunday.

29 Jul 2022


IndiGo plane skids off runway during take-off, wheels get stuck

An IndiGo flight from Jorhat, Assam, to Kolkata was reportedly canceled on Thursday after the aircraft went off the runway before takeoff and a pair of its wheels got trapped in the muddy outfield.

22 Jul 2022


Best planetariums in India to introduce your kids to astronomy

If you are inclined toward space exploration and astronomy, then planetariums or taramandals are a must-visit for you.

20 Jul 2022


5 most iconic libraries in India you must visit

If you are a bookworm and looking for a quiet and peaceful spot to read some of your favorite books, what's better than a library?

06 Jul 2022


Domestic LPG increases by Rs. 50/cylinder; third hike since May

In a blow to the common man, the price of domestic liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders weighing 14.2 kilogram has been hiked by Rs. 50 from Wednesday.

25 Jun 2022


Kolkata: Mentally-ill patient jumps from hospital's eight floor, extremely critical

A patient at the Institute of Neuroscience Hospital in Kolkata suffered serious injuries after jumping from the eighth floor of the building.

24 Jun 2022

Pakistan News

#NewsBytesExplainer: How dangerous is poliovirus found in London sewage

Health authorities in the United Kingdom (UK) said a national incident of recurrent poliovirus was reported in London sewage.

24 Jun 2022

West Bengal

How Kolkata's new co-working space is helping freelancers, working mothers

A new co-working space in Kolkata's New Town, named Happy Works, is bringing smile on the faces of freelancers and working mothers as it is providing a comfortable setting for people to work at minimal rate of Rs. 30 for 90 minutes.

18 Jun 2022

West Bengal

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is discovery of poliovirus in Kolkata cause for worry?

Amid reports of the resurgence of the poliovirus, a pathogen responsible for poliomyelitis (polio), in Kolkata, health experts have dispelled the fear and rubbished claims.

17 Jun 2022

Sexual Harassment

Kolkata: Call center employees gang-rape colleague at office party

Amid reports of a string of sexual assault cases across India, a woman was gang-raped in a Kolkata guesthouse on Saturday last week.

10 Jun 2022


Kolkata: Constable kills woman, self outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

In a shocking incident, an armed policeman in Kolkata on Friday fatally shot a woman riding a bike before killing himself.

09 Jun 2022


5 most beautiful churches in India

A huge chunk of India's rich history of multiple cultures and religions comes from the colonization by the British, French, Dutch, and Portuguese.

08 Jun 2022


Teen shoots mother dead for not letting him play PUBG

In a shocking incident in the Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, a 16-year-old boy killed his mother for not letting him play mobile games.

05 Jun 2022


KK's video of being rushed to hospital fake: Event managers

KK's demise on Tuesday (May 31) due to a cardiac arrest after a pulsating concert in Kolkata has left India grieving.

03 Jun 2022


Kolkata: Start-up to deliver liquor in 10 minutes at doorstep

In a first, a Hyderabad-based startup has launched a 10-minute express liquor delivery service in Kolkata.

02 Jun 2022


KK had heart blockages; timely CPR could've saved him: Experts

Two days after popular Bollywood singer KK died in Kolkata after a live concert, details of his autopsy have come up.

02 Jun 2022


KK's funeral held in Mumbai's Versova Hindu Cemetery

Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath or KK passed away on Tuesday night.

01 Jun 2022


Commercial LPG prices slashed by Rs. 135/cylinder

Oil marketing companies (OMCs) have reduced the price of the 19-kg commercial liquefied petroleum gas (LPG cylinder) by around Rs. 135.

30 May 2022

Bengali Cinema

Aspiring model found dead in Kolkata, fourth incident within fortnight

Saraswati Das, an 18-year-old make-up artist and aspiring model, was reportedly found dead at her home at Bediadanga, in Kasba, Kolkata on Sunday.

27 May 2022

Bengali Cinema

Shocking! Now, Bidisha De Majumder's friend Manjusha Neogi found dead

The Kolkata acting-modeling circuit is in utter shock.

25 May 2022

West Bengal

Purulia: A beautiful weekend getaway from Kolkata

Located 299 kilometers from Kolkata, West Bengal, Purulia has a rustic ambiance and is filled with ancient temples, dense forests, towering hills, and lush green surroundings.

06 May 2022

West Bengal

WB: BJP worker found dead on brink of Shah's visit

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.

20 Apr 2022


Best tourist places in Deoghar, Jharkhand

Deoghar in Jharkhand is a sacred place for Hindus as it is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlingas sites Baba Baidyanath Dham.