[

Kolkata News

]
PAGE 50
Tania Parvin, a first-year student of masters’ degree, was arrested from her residence at the Bangladesh-bordering Malayapur village, within Baduria police station jurisdictions in Basirhat police district, on Thursday.(HT Archives (Image for representational purpose))

Bengal woman held for LeT links was trying to honey-trap soldiers, suspect police

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2020 12:52 AM IST
The Hafiz Saeed-led organisation, responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, is one of the deadliest anti-India terror groups.
TMC MP tweeted a video of him wearing mask while announcing his self-isolation(Source-Twitter/@derekobrienmp)
TMC MP tweeted a video of him wearing mask while announcing his self-isolation(Source-Twitter/@derekobrienmp)

TMC MP Derek O’ Brien self-isolates after coming in contact with BJP MP Dushyant Singh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 11:27 PM IST
Derek O Brien released a video on his twitter handle to announce that he was self-isolating after having spend a couple of hours sitting next to Dushyant Singh in the Parliament.
Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal(ANI photo)
Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal(ANI photo)

Coronavirus outbreak: In video call with PM Modiover Covid-19 crisis, Mamata Banerjee makes an appeal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 07:22 PM IST
Mamata sought an immediate suspension in flights, however, it is not clear if she also demanded an extension on the restriction for flights heading to Bengal.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee alleged the central government was delaying delivery of medical kits to Bengal.(HT Photo)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee alleged the central government was delaying delivery of medical kits to Bengal.(HT Photo)

Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of delaying coronavirus medical kits for Bengal

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 11:43 PM IST
The West Bengal government has started equipping all the state-run and private hospitals with ambulances, ventilators and emergency medical kits including masks and personal protective gears to prepare for a contingency.
Kolkata’s largest organisation for sex workers has said that awareness campaign had been carried out among sex workers asking everyone to report symptoms of cough and cold.(Representative photo//Getty)
Kolkata’s largest organisation for sex workers has said that awareness campaign had been carried out among sex workers asking everyone to report symptoms of cough and cold.(Representative photo//Getty)

Covid-19 worry empties ‘Asia’s largest red-light district’ in Kolkata

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 10:46 AM IST
The average daily footfall of clients in Sonagachhi has come down from 30,000 to less than 10,000. Some sex workers have refused clients who had symptoms of cough and cold.
Both Trinamool Congress and the BJP want the deferment of civic body polls in West Bengal due to coronavirus threat(PTI Photo)
Both Trinamool Congress and the BJP want the deferment of civic body polls in West Bengal due to coronavirus threat(PTI Photo)

Coronavirus outbreak: TMC, BJP want Bengal civic polls deferred

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 09:52 PM IST
On Monday, all parties are scheduled to attend a meeting at the office of the chief election commissioner to discuss the elections in about 100 civic bodies across the state being seen as a dress rehearsal for the 2021 Assembly elections.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has opposed holding I League football matches in Kolkata in empty stadiums.(ANI Photo)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has opposed holding I League football matches in Kolkata in empty stadiums.(ANI Photo)

Coronavirus scare: Mamata wants I league matches postponed due to covid 19

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 07:47 PM IST
The West Bengal chief minister made the suggestion during a meeting with representatives of sports organizations and clubs in the state secretariat on Friday.
Bengal BJP says cases against Mukul Roy were slapped after his decision to join the saffron party.(HT Photo/File)
Bengal BJP says cases against Mukul Roy were slapped after his decision to join the saffron party.(HT Photo/File)

BJP’s Mukul Roy quizzed in TMC MLA murder case

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 08:02 PM IST
CID had summoned Roy earlier also but he told the police that he would be out of town. On Thursday, he went to the CID headquarters at Bhawani Bhawan in south Kolkata.
Roddur Roy is under investigation for vulgar distortions of Tagore’s songs.(Courtesy- Facebook/Screengrab)
Roddur Roy is under investigation for vulgar distortions of Tagore’s songs.(Courtesy- Facebook/Screengrab)

Bengali internet star booked for ‘vulgar’ distortion of Tagore’s songs

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Roddur Roy has been making parodies of popular Tagore songs for quite a few years but the distorted version of the iconic romantic song ‘Sedin Dujone Dulechhinu Boney’ started getting noticed since November last year for the wrong reasons.
Bikash Bhattacharya had earlier served as the advocate general of Tripura.(HT Photo)
Bikash Bhattacharya had earlier served as the advocate general of Tripura.(HT Photo)

Ex-mayor and noted lawyer Bikash Bhattacharya to contest Bengal RS seat as Left-Congress candidate

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 09:30 PM IST
The announcement was made by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury in Delhi as Bhattacharya is a member of the party. He will be contesting the fifth Rajya Sabha seat from the state that will fall vacant.
A local TMC leader, too, alleged the involvement of the BJP in the incident.(HT Photo Representative Image)
A local TMC leader, too, alleged the involvement of the BJP in the incident.(HT Photo Representative Image)

Trinamool Congress leader allegedly abducted, murdered in Murshidabad

Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 08:47 PM IST
The deceased man’s family cites ‘old enmity’ with the BJP to claim Sufal was murdered. But they are yet to lodge any missing diary or a murder complaint with the police.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said NDA government has taken several steps for the armed forces’ welfare.(PTI Photo)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said NDA government has taken several steps for the armed forces’ welfare.(PTI Photo)

Want every Jawan to live with family for 100 days a year, says Shah

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Both the schemes are being worked out by the government and the home minister had last year announced that it could be finalized by September 2020.
Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee countered Amit Shah citing Delhi riots after Shah’s attacks on the Bengal government.(HT Photo/File)
Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee countered Amit Shah citing Delhi riots after Shah’s attacks on the Bengal government.(HT Photo/File)

‘Right under your nose’: TMC raises Delhi riots deaths to hit back at Amit Shah

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 04:46 PM IST
Amit Shah had earlier taken a dig at Mamata’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee and said “Shahzada” and “Rajkumar” would become Bengal’s next chief minister.
Amit Shah launched an all out attack on the Mamata Banerjee government in BJP’s Kolkata rally on Sunday(HT Photo/Samir Jana)
Amit Shah launched an all out attack on the Mamata Banerjee government in BJP’s Kolkata rally on Sunday(HT Photo/Samir Jana)

Only Modi can make Sonar Bangla,’ Shah tells voters, launches BJP campaign

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya and Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 03:57 PM IST
Amit Shah accused the Bengal government of depriving the people by disallowing the Centre from implementing its pro-people projects
The boy appeared for all the papers while sitting on the hospital bed.(Sourced)
The boy appeared for all the papers while sitting on the hospital bed.(Sourced)

Gritty Bengal boy battles leukaemia with ‘magical’ dreams in eyes

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Subhankar’s father is a medical representative and his mother, Swati, works as an insurance agent. Subhankar was enrolled in a government school in Howrah district, neighbouring Kolkata.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar received flak for his tweet alleging some people were taking advantage of incidents of violence(PTI Photo)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar received flak for his tweet alleging some people were taking advantage of incidents of violence(PTI Photo)

Bengal Guv’s tweets on “selective” outrage over violence, draws flak

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 08:38 PM IST
Replying to the Governor’s tweet, many accused him of being biased. Some even posted images of victims of the Delhi violence to prove their point.
As per a senior Kolkata Police official, officers are monitoring social networking sites 24X7 to stop circulation of fake videos or fake news sensitive enough to affect the law and order.(PTI)
As per a senior Kolkata Police official, officers are monitoring social networking sites 24X7 to stop circulation of fake videos or fake news sensitive enough to affect the law and order.(PTI)

Kolkata Police more vigilant, monitors social media 24X7 after Delhi violence

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Till Thursday, 34 people lost their lives in the communal violence in northeast Delhi over the amended citizenship law.
A recent study has found Kolkata air to carry over 50% carcinogenic and mutagenic particles during winters.(HT Photo/File/Representative)
A recent study has found Kolkata air to carry over 50% carcinogenic and mutagenic particles during winters.(HT Photo/File/Representative)

Kolkata’s air laden with cancer-causing particles in winter, says new study

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 05:24 PM IST
The total PAH concentration in Kolkata’s air is around 94 nanograms per cubic metre, found the study, which also compared it with PAH levels in other cities found in previous studies. The comparison showed Delhi air had 288 nanograms per metre cube of PAHs, which is three times higher than Kolkata.
Kids mistook crude bombs piled in sacks as balls, before getting injured in an explosion four days ago in Bengal.(PTI Photo/File/Representative)
Kids mistook crude bombs piled in sacks as balls, before getting injured in an explosion four days ago in Bengal.(PTI Photo/File/Representative)

Crude bombs mistaken for balls kill Bengal boy, two critical

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 11:37 PM IST
Local TMC MLA Shyamal Mondal said the party and the administration would not spare anyone, irrespective of their political affiliation.
Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi interacts with media at West Bengal Pradesh Congress office in Kolkata on Saturday(PTI Photo)
Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi interacts with media at West Bengal Pradesh Congress office in Kolkata on Saturday(PTI Photo)

‘Mere words not sedition’: Manu Singhvi slams government over Amulya case

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 07:03 AM IST
The Karnataka police slapped Leona with sedition for shouted ‘Pak Zindabad’ at an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act rally also attended by the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) founder and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi.
The car collided head-on with a truck carrying boulders near the Dimdima tea estate on Asian Highway 48.(PTI (Image for representation purpose))
The car collided head-on with a truck carrying boulders near the Dimdima tea estate on Asian Highway 48.(PTI (Image for representation purpose))

5 killed, one injured as car collides with truck in North Bengal

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 02:15 PM IST
The condition of the injured victim was stated to be critical. The driver of the truck has been arrested.
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to PM Modi and sought release of funds due to the state.(HT Photo)
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to PM Modi and sought release of funds due to the state.(HT Photo)

In letter to PM Modi, Mamata seeks dues and drops a word on Bengal’s high growth

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 09:15 PM IST
The chief minister described the situation as “extraordinary” and said it was causing “great hardship” and creating “major difficulties” in meeting state’s obligations to the people of West Bengal.
Paul, a two-term MP from Krishnanagar and MLA from Alipore, is survived by his daughter and wife.((Twitter/MPTapasPaul))
Paul, a two-term MP from Krishnanagar and MLA from Alipore, is survived by his daughter and wife.((Twitter/MPTapasPaul))

Bengali actor and former TMC MP Tapas Paul dies at 61

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Tapas Paul, who had gone to Mumbai to visit his daughter, complained of chest pain at the Mumbai airport during his return to Kolkata and was rushed to a hospital in Juhu but died around 4 am, they said.
An under construction bridge collapsed on Sunday evening in West Bengal’s Malda district, killing 2 people.(Sourced)
An under construction bridge collapsed on Sunday evening in West Bengal’s Malda district, killing 2 people.(Sourced)

Part of under construction bridge collapses in West Bengal, 2 dead

Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 10:39 AM IST
Labourers of a private construction firm were trying to fix an iron girder on a pillar of Farakka bridge when the incident happened.
The medical team that attended to the Bagdogra-bound passenger later reported him to be stable(ANI/ Twitter)
The medical team that attended to the Bagdogra-bound passenger later reported him to be stable(ANI/ Twitter)

CISF officer gives CPR to 53-yr-old man who collapsed at Kolkata airport, saves his life

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 11:51 PM IST
On-duty CISF Sub Inspector Partha Bose saw the man collapsing and he immediately rushed to the man’s side, a senior official said.
Following the public outrage over the incident and the pressure to act against culprits, an FIR into the incident was lodged at the Cantonment police station late on Friday night.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo used for representational purpose)
Following the public outrage over the incident and the pressure to act against culprits, an FIR into the incident was lodged at the Cantonment police station late on Friday night.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo used for representational purpose)

Dalit woman alleges gang rape by cops in Gorakhpur hotel, police denies charges

Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2020 03:18 PM IST
The police dismissed the charges, saying both the CCTV footage of hotel and the statement by hotel’s guard makes it clear that the woman had gone to the hotel on her own.
President of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union Aishe Ghosh and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee have landed in each other’s crosshairs.(Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
President of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union Aishe Ghosh and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee have landed in each other’s crosshairs.(Amal KS / Hindustan Times)

Mamata Banerjee, Aishe Ghosh land in each other’s crosshairs

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 11:21 AM IST
Two state-run universities in Kolkata have not allowed Ghosh to address meetings on campus and the state police have not permitted her to hold a rally.
Kolkata police on Friday filed a charge-sheet in court against five men who were arrested a week ago for raping a 12-year-old girl.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Kolkata police on Friday filed a charge-sheet in court against five men who were arrested a week ago for raping a 12-year-old girl.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Charge-sheet filed against five Kolkata men for allegedly raping 12-yr-old

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2020 08:54 PM IST
All five were charged under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Indian Penal Code (IPC). Four of the accused are aged between 20 and 25 years.
A demonstrator dressed as Mahatma Gandhi waves a flag in Siliguri.(Photo: AFP)
A demonstrator dressed as Mahatma Gandhi waves a flag in Siliguri.(Photo: AFP)

In Trinamool vs Trinamool, Bengal leader accuses MLA of attempting to abduct his children

Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 08:51 PM IST
Haque claimed that the kidnapping of his sons was attempted because he stood against corruption in road construction carried out by contractors employed by the TMC MLA.
SHARE
Story Saved