Kolkata, Sep 19 : Train services in Sealdah Naihati main line section were affected on Wednesday during evening peak hours as a group of people obstructed train movements at Sodepur station, an Eastern Railway spokesperson said.
Nine pairs of EMU locals had to be cancelled and ten other trains were delayed by about one hour on an av... read more
Kolkata, Sep 19 : The massive fire that broke out at Bagree Market in Burrabazar area of the city on Sunday is now "completely" under control, a senior officer of the fire department said Wednesday...... read more
Kolkata, Sep 18 : The Met department on Tuesday predicted heavy rain in south Bengal from Wednesday night owing to formation of a low pressure area over eastcentral Bay of Bengal.
The low pressure is likely to become more marked and concentrate into a depression by Wednesday night, the weatherman said.
The system is like... read more
Kolkata, Sep 18 : Agitated parents blocked a road Monday morning in the busy Jadavpur area, in the southern part of the city, to protest against the admission procedure of a state-run school...... read more
Kolkata, Sep 18 : The massive fire at Bagree Market in Burrabazar area in the business hub of the city has been brought under control after two days, a senior officer of the fire department said Tuesday.
At the moment the process of "cooling down" was on at the Bagree Market and 15 fire tenders have been pressed into servi... read more
Kolkata, Sep 17 : The fire that engulfed the famous Bagree Market in the central part of the city early Sunday is still raging, with fire fighters saying it may take several hours to control the blaze.
Thirty-five fire tenders were pressed into service as the blaze spread to other parts of the market, in congested Canning Street...... read more
Kolkata ,September 16 - It was like a charge of the Light Brigade into the hollowness of present Ruling class politics . Like the famed poem of Lord Tennyson which depicted chivalry during the tumultuous times of imperial aggression of the 19th Century ... read more
Kolkata, Sept 16 : A massive fire broke out early Sunday at a multi-storey building, which houses nearly 1000 business establishments, in the congested Bagree Market here, a senior official of the fire department said.
No casualty has been reported so far but the fire continues to rage even after nine hours in the market, which is a... read more