Kolkata

Kolkata celebrates Eid with fervour, feasts, fashion

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 18:36

Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Attired in their best, thousands from the Muslim community here participated in prayer services, feasts and greetings in Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations on Thursday.

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Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh, India voices concern

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 22:56

Dhaka/New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A Hindu priest was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Friday, in a chilling similarity to the murder of another priest from the religious minority in the southwestern district of Jhenaidah last month.

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Mamata entrusts Kolkata top cop to probe Narada sting

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 21:24

Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government will conduct a probe into the purported Narada sting footage controversy, where a number of Trinamool Congress leaders were allegedly shown receiving wads of currency notes, Chief Mminister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Friday.

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Freedom fighter passes away in Kolkata

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 23:52

Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Freedom fighter Sudhansu Jiban Ganguly, who accompanied Mahatma Gandhi on his peace mission to Noakhali after the 1946 communal riots, died here on Thursday following a heart attack, family sources said.

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Woman gangraped inside moving car in Kolkata

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 22:06

Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) A woman was allegedly gang raped in a moving car by three youth early on Monday in the city's posh satellite town Salt Lake, police said.

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