14 Sep 2015
Kolkata: Students from various city-based education establishments participated in a token hunger strike today in solidarity with the agitating students of Pune's Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who have been on a fast since September 10.
02 Apr 2016
Kolkata: Heart-wrenching cries of relatives taking custody of the dead and anguished kins waiting for the latest update on the grievously injured were the recurrent scenes in hospitals here as the toll in Kolkata's worst flyover tragedy rose to 24 yesterday.
14 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Several shops were gutted at the Hatibagan market in North Kolkata this evening, after a fire broke out inside a garment shop. No injuries were reported.
29 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Putting an end to speculation, defending champions Atletico de Kolkata today unveiled 32-year-old Portuguese World Cupper Helder Postiga as their marquee player for the second edition of the Indian Super League football tournament.
19 Jan 2016
Kolkata: Sambia Sohrab was driving the car which mowed down an air force officer supervising the Republic Day parade rehearsal last week, his friend and co-accused Shanu alias Shahnawaz claimed yesterday after he was brought to the city following his arrest in Delhi.
18 Jan 2016
Kolkata: Kolkata Police today arrested an accused from Delhi in connection with the hit-and-run case in which an IAF officer was killed during Republic Day Rehearsal here.
12 Jan 2016
Kolkata: As the nation celebrates the 153rd birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda today, a one-day short film festival is taking place in the city to pay homage to the monk.
08 Jan 2016
Kolkata: Photo and video sharing app Instagram, which launched its maiden photography exhibition in India here yesterday, is mulling 'going deeper' in the state and use this event as a template for going national, said an official.
03 Jan 2015
Kolkata: Films and documentaries portraying the common man's resistance to fascism and the fight against gender violence will be screened at the second edition of Kolkata People's Film Festival (KPFF) that begins here on January 22.
02 Apr 2016
Kolkata: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today visited the spot of the flyover collapse here in which 24 people were killed and said he had come to extend support to the victims and did not want to politicise the issue.