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SC seeks Centre's response on Muslim woman's plea on triple talaq

Aug 26, 2016

SC seeks Centre's response on Muslim woman's plea on triple talaq

A Muslim woman, who was divorced by her husband through a phone call from Dubai, has challenged the Muslim practices of polygamy, triple talaq (talaq-e-bidat) and nikah halala, leading the Supreme Court to seek response from the Centre on her plea on Friday. #NewsTracker #Kolkata #bIhar #Muslim #Quran #triple talaq #talaq #plygamy #nikah halala
On Mother Teresa's 106th birthday, Kolkatans believe her work already made her a 'saint'

Aug 26, 2016

On Mother Teresa's 106th birthday, Kolkatans believe her work already made her a 'saint'

Mother Teresa will be canonised by the Catholic Church in a week-long grand ceremony in Rome on 4 September, 2016. #NewsTracker #Rome #Kolkata #Missionaries of Charity #Mother Teresa #Catholic Church #canonisation
Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Myanmar; tremors felt in Bihar, Bengal, Assam

Aug 24, 2016

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Myanmar; tremors felt in Bihar, Bengal, Assam

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit central Myanmar on Wednesday and the tremors were also felt in parts of eastern India. #World #India #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Myanmar #Asia #Guwahati #earthquake #Italy #Patna #Tripura #Tremor #eastern India
Floods affect normal life, render people homeless across India

Aug 22, 2016

Floods affect normal life, render people homeless across India

The flood in Ganga has rendered thousands of families homeless and aggravated the problems of the people in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Some of them have to use tube boats to commute. #Uttar Pradesh #West Bengal #Kolkata #bIhar #Ganga #Nitish Kumar #Madhya Pradesh #ImagesOfTheDay #Allahabad #Ujjain #Mirzapur #Ram Ghat
RBI questions banks on Rs 5,262 cr loan to Kolkata-based REI Agro

Aug 15, 2016

RBI questions banks on Rs 5,262 cr loan to Kolkata-based REI Agro

The clarifications were sought in the light of RBI's master circular on fraud, sources said, adding that there seems to be violation of its directions on fraud. #RBI #Kolkata #UCO Bank #frauds #REI Agro #loan frauds #Early Warning Signals #penal measures #RFA #Red Flagged Accounts
Rehearsals in full swing as India gears up for its 70th Independence Day celebrations

Aug 14, 2016

Rehearsals in full swing as India gears up for its 70th Independence Day celebrations

On the eve of India's Independence Day celebrations, Raisina Hills in New Delhi has become a photographic spot #New Delhi #Kolkata #Kashmir #Independence Day #Srinagar #ImagesOfTheDay #Raisina Hills
Following teenager's mysterious death, Bengal governor KN Tripathi warns against 'Western concepts'

Jul 31, 2016

Following teenager's mysterious death, Bengal governor KN Tripathi warns against 'Western concepts'

In the wake of 17-year-old Aabesh Dasgupta's death, West Bengal governor KN Tripathi on Sunday cautioned people against allowing their children to become too influenced by "western concepts #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Kolkata #Amit Chaudhuri #Ballygunge #KN Tripathi #Aabesh Dasgupta
Actor-photographer arrested for raping, blackmailing Kolkata-based model

Jul 30, 2016

Actor-photographer arrested for raping, blackmailing Kolkata-based model

A small time Tollywood actor-photographer of was on Saturday arrested for his alleged involvement in raping and blackmailing an upcoming model, police said. #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Rape #Tollywood #model #Aniket Da
Mahasweta Devi, eminent writer and social activist, passes away in Kolkata

Jul 28, 2016

Mahasweta Devi, eminent writer and social activist, passes away in Kolkata

She wrote immensely about the life and struggles of tribal communities in some of India's most backward states #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Kolkata #Mahashweta Devi #Bengali writer Mahashweta Devi