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.
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.
18 May 2016
Kanpur: Skipper Suresh Raina's return could not have been better-timed as Gujarat Lions, jolted by the tournament's biggest ever defeat, seek to revive their campaign when they face off with Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League here tomorrow.
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.
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.
09 May 2016
Kolkata: Dinesh Karthik led the way with a fluent half-century as Gujarat Lions snapped their three-match losing streak to reclaim the top spot with a comfortable five-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in an IPL T20 cricket match, here yesterday.
25 Dec 2014
Kolkata: Bedecked in tinsel and twinkling fairy lights, with the wintry air laden with the aroma of cakes and wines and the lilting sounds of carols, the eastern metropolis ushered in Christmas on Thursday.
22 Dec 2014
Kolkata:Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid arrived here on Monday on a two-day visit to West Bengal. He was received at the airport by the Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Firhad Hakim.
17 Mar 2016
Baharampur (WB): Thirty live bombs were recovered by security forces today from a field at Sekendra in Mushidabad district of West Bengal where Assembly polls are due next month.