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Bengal, protesting doctors, Mamata Banerjee
By Paul Linus On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Bengal’s protesting doctors to meet Mamata Banerjee today

Doctors of West Bengal state-run medical colleges and hospitals agreed Sunday to meet chief minister Mamata Banerjee and discuss over their demands amid protests that started last Monday following assault of junior More...

Saradha chit fund, Kolkata, Rajiv Kumar, CBI
By Paul Linus On Monday, May 27th, 2019
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Saradha chit fund – Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajiv Kumar seeks 7 days from CBI

Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajiv Kumar wrote to Central Bureau of Investigating Monday seeking seven days additional time to appear before the agency and face questions related to the multicrore Saradha chit fund case as More...

Modi, Vidyasagar statue, Kolkata
By Paul Linus On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Modi vows building giant Vidyasagar statue in Kolkata

Amid tensions with Trinamool Congress in West Bengal Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised Thursday to be constructing a grand statue of 19th century reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. Existing statue of the icon More...

TMC, Kolkata, BJP
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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TMC workers, Kolkata police removed posters ahead of roadshow: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party alleged Tuesday that party workers of Trinamool Congress removed posters and flexes of BJP from Kolkata streets ahead of mega roadshow of Amit Shah. The BJP chief was scheduled to hold the More...

Kolkata, Amit Shah
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Kolkata hit with violence amid Amit Shah’s mega roadshow

Tuesday evening was one of the worst days for people in Kolkata during Lok Sabha elections when mega rally of Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah passed through northern part of the city. Clashes broke out More...

Lionel Messi gifts Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee a Barcelona jersey
By Paul Linus On Friday, October 5th, 2018
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Lionel Messi gifts Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee a Barcelona jersey

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi gifted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a signed Barcelona club jersey with a message “Best wishes for my friend Didi from Lionel Messi.” On the back Didi More...

Massive Fire at Kolkata's Bagri Market; Loses Anticipated in Crores
By Paul Linus On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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BREAKING: Massive Fire at Kolkata’s Bagri Market; Loses Anticipated in Crores

Sunday’s wee hours turned to nightmare for hundreds of shop owners of Kolkata’s Bagri Market after a massive fire broke out at 2.30 am on the first floor of a five-storied building housing over 400 shops including More...

Majherhaat Flyover Collapses In Kolkata; Many Feared Trapped
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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BREAKING: Majherhaat Flyover Collapses In Kolkata; Many Feared Trapped

BREAKING: Majherhaat Flyover Collapses In Kolkata; Many Feared Trapped Its a big mishap in Taratala, South Kolkata. A 60-year-old Majherhat flyover collapsed. Many are feared trapped. Several injured. The bridge More...

Luxury Cruise To Launch August 15 Connecting Kolkata, Varanasi
By Paul Linus On Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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Luxury Cruise To Launch August 15 Connecting Kolkata, Varanasi

India’s oldest city of Varanasi now has one more mode of transport to reach from Kolkata. A luxury cruise service will start operating for tourists from August 15. The travel time is yet undisclosed for 1,400 More...

kolkata-book-fair-to-hit-hard-amid-demonetisation
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Kolkata Book Fair To Hit Hard Amid Demonetisation

The latest victim of India’s demonetisation is the International Kolkata Book Fair (IKBF) held annually in the capital city of West Bengal state. The IKBF is one of the largest book fair in the world of its More...