01 Jan 2014
Kolkata: Left parties and Kolkata Police were on Wednesday involved in a tussle over the cremation of the body of a 16-year-old gang-rape victim, who died in a city hospital after attempting suicide.
08 Jan 2014
Kolkata: The online booking of seats for the upcoming rally of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Kolkata is beginning on Wednesday.
14 Dec 2013
Kolkata: After making its stupendous political debut in the Delhi assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will now test the waters in the Bengal capital, taking out its maiden rally on Sunday.
11 Dec 2013
Kolkata: With the Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that a same-gender sexual relationship is an offence, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Kolkata asserted that their fight would only get even stronger.
24 Jan 2014
Kolkata: Performers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Japan and various parts of India will come together to foster interactions spanning art, politics and culture at the Kolkata International Performance Art Festival (KIPAF) that began here on Thursday.
02 Jan 2014
Kolkata: The 16-year-old West Bengal gang-rape victim, who was reportedly said to have set herself on fire, had recorded in her dying declaration to police that she was set ablaze by the same men who raped her.
04 Nov 2013
The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit the 'City of Joy' with the CAB, organizers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to walk out at the Eden Gardens for one final time against the West Indies from November 6-10.
05 Dec 2013
Kolkata: In a role reversal of sorts, students of the elite Presidency University in Kolkata would rate the performance of their teachers through a unique feedback system.
18 Dec 2013
Kolkata: Actor Aamir Khan, great grand nephew of Muslim scholar and nationalist Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, will pay homage to the leader during the inaugural session of the fifth chapter of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) 2014, its organisers said on Tuesday.
17 Dec 2013
Kolkata: A total of 1000 new buses under the JNNURM scheme would be on the roads in Kolkata by March next year, Transport Minister Madan Mitra said on Tuesday.