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FIFA World Cup: Football fever goes high in Kolkata, streets amp up with Messi posters
Football

FIFA World Cup: Football fever goes high in Kolkata, streets amp up with Messi posters

The large cutouts and banners of Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona in the streets depict the enthusiasm of the soccer aficionados of Kolkata.

Don't miss Anushka Sharma's 'Eat-Pray-Love' photo dump in Kolkata as she wraps up Chakda Xpress
Entertainment

Don't miss Anushka Sharma's 'Eat-Pray-Love' photo dump in Kolkata as she wraps up Chakda Xpress

Giving glimpses of the local delicacies to her fans, Anushka shared pictures of mishthi doi, samosa, chai, roshogolla, sweets, and kachori among others.

WATCH | In Kolkata, police forcibly remove TET candidates from protest site, impose Sec 144
India

WATCH | In Kolkata, police forcibly remove TET candidates from protest site, impose Sec 144

The protestors had earlier ignored repeated appeals by the state police to vacate the spot insisting they would leave only after getting appointment letters for teaching jobs in state-run and state-aided primary schools. It was then that the police contingent forcibly removed some protestors

West Bengal: BJP slams Mamata Banerjee after Kolkata Police brutally remove protesting job seekers
Politics

West Bengal: BJP slams Mamata Banerjee after Kolkata Police brutally remove protesting job seekers

Thousands of candidates who had passed the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) have been protesting at the headquarters of the West Bengal education department at Karunamayi in the Salt Lake area of Kolkata for several days now

Kolkata: ED conducts raid in E-Nugget gaming app case, freezes Rs 7.12 cr worth Bitcoins, seizes Rs 1.65 cr cash
India

Kolkata: ED conducts raid in E-Nugget gaming app case, freezes Rs 7.12 cr worth Bitcoins, seizes Rs 1.65 cr cash

The accused, Aamir Khan, started the gaming application E-Nuggets and allegedly transferred part of the amount 'illegally earned' through it to overseas locations by using crypto currency exchange

WATCH: Slippers waved, 'chor chor' slogans raised for Trinamool MLA Manik Bhattacharya, arrested in Bengal SSC scam case
India

WATCH: Slippers waved, 'chor chor' slogans raised for Trinamool MLA Manik Bhattacharya, arrested in Bengal SSC scam case

Manik Bhattacharya, former chairman of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education, was arrested on grounds of non-cooperation during ED probe in connection with the Bengal SSC scam

West Bengal: Several injured as Trinamool Congress factions fight near Kolkata
India

West Bengal: Several injured as Trinamool Congress factions fight near Kolkata

The clash between two groups of Trinamool Congress (TMC) took place at Matia Gacha village in the Rajarhat police station area on the outskirts of Kolkata

West Bengal: Al-Qaeda, ISIS behind violence in Kolkata's Mominpur, claims BJP
India

West Bengal: Al-Qaeda, ISIS behind violence in Kolkata's Mominpur, claims BJP

Vehicles were vandalized and people pelted stones in Kolkata's Mominpur area on Sunday night after a religious flag meant for Milad-un-Nabi was allegedly torn down, police said

Kolkata: West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumder detained on way to Mominpur, Ekbalpur
India

Kolkata: West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumder detained on way to Mominpur, Ekbalpur

West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumder was stopped and detained by the police while he was on his way to the affected areas of Mominpur and Ekbalpur. He has been detained in the central lock-up at Lalbazar

West Bengal: Section 144 imposed in Kolkata's Mominpur, Ekbalpur
India

West Bengal: Section 144 imposed in Kolkata's Mominpur, Ekbalpur

Communal violence had broken out between two communities in the adjoining areas of Mominpur and Ekbalpur of Kolkata on Sunday night

West Bengal: Communal violence erupts in Kolkata, BJP slams Mamata Banerjee
India

West Bengal: Communal violence erupts in Kolkata, BJP slams Mamata Banerjee

There was massive violence in sensitive areas such as Mominpur and neighbouring Ekbalpur area of Kolkata. Several vehicles were vandalized and set on fire

Jolt for Mamata Banerjee's relative as Calcutta High Court rejects case against ED
India

Jolt for Mamata Banerjee's relative as Calcutta High Court rejects case against ED

Menaka Gambhir had reached the Kolkata airport while going abroad for treatment when she was detained by officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and immigration department. Abhishek Banerjee's sister-in-law approached the Calcutta High Court after the incident and filed a contempt case

Artist turns Durga Puja into an opportunity to raise public awareness
India

Artist turns Durga Puja into an opportunity to raise public awareness

An artist from Kolkata is preparing the Maa Durga idol with materials such as old garments, worn-out shoes, dusted wooden items, broken flower vases and old newspapers in an attempt to raise public awareness.

West Bengal: Huge spike in Al-Qaeda footprint shocks Mamata's police
India

West Bengal: Huge spike in Al-Qaeda footprint shocks Mamata's police

Al-Qaeda terrorists have been nabbed in West Bengal earlier as well, but the fact that they have rapidly enlarged their footprint in the state seems to have evaded the eyes of the local authorities. Until now

Cops use teargas, car set on fire: How BJP protest in Kolkata escalated
Explainers

Cops use teargas, car set on fire: How BJP protest in Kolkata escalated

A war of words has also broken out with BJP’s Amit Malviya claiming that Mamata Banerjee sent TMC cadre to pelt stones at police so that ‘BJP could be blamed’ for it later. Meanwhile, the chief minister has told her followers ‘not to bother’ about the saffron party’s protest

Two arrested from Mumbai by Bengal Police for links with Al Qaeda
India

Two arrested from Mumbai by Bengal Police for links with Al Qaeda

During Saturday’s arrest the police reportedly found a suspicious phone application active on their mobile phones

‘Vendetta politics’: TMC on ED summons to Abhishek Banerjee in coal scam
India

‘Vendetta politics’: TMC on ED summons to Abhishek Banerjee in coal scam

Earlier in the day, the ED issued summons to TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee for questioning in connection with its probe into the coal pilferage scam

Kolkata reports least number of rape cases among 19 Indian cities
India

Kolkata reports least number of rape cases among 19 Indian cities

Kolkata reported 11 cases of rape in 2021, while Delhi reported 1,226 rape cases - the highest in the country

Mamata Banerjee joins tribal folk artistes for impromptu dance during I-Day celebrations in Kolkata - WATCH
India

Mamata Banerjee joins tribal folk artistes for impromptu dance during I-Day celebrations in Kolkata - WATCH

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was see swaying to the rhythmic beats of drums as she shook a leg with tribal artistes at the Independence Day parade

India to get its own version of the Eurostar: The first underwater metro is coming soon
India

India to get its own version of the Eurostar: The first underwater metro is coming soon

India’s first underwater metro will come up in Kolkata by next June. Out of the entire length of the line, 10.8 km is underground. The metro will pass through a 520-metre underwater tunnel below the Hooghly River