The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Metro
If any relationship could have rivalled the pull of sibling love on Bhai Phonta, it was the one that brought devotee and disciple to the Eden Gardens to watch Sachin Tendulkar.
Mark out November 30 on your calendar if you don't have a passport yet because the regional passport office in Calcutta will hold a mela on that day and receive 1,600 fresh applications.
Police have announced parking arrangements around the Eden Gardens for the India-West Indies Test starting Wednesday. The Chhath festival from November 6 to 9 was also kept in mind while making the schedule.
A tiny woodland bird never before recorded in India was spotted and photographed by an amateur birder at Rabindra Sarobar on Sunday afternoon, delighting conservationists and opening a new window for research on bird range and behaviour.
Calcutta's Diwali revellers released so much smoke and toxic particles in the air that the pollution level recorded on that night was 15 times the national standard.
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The civic body on Wednesday passed a resolution to allow 25 per cent additional construction in two-storey buildings and 15 per cent in three-storey buildings against a token payment of Rs 100.
A couple of pantry men of the Himgiri Express from Jammu were arrested when the train reached Howrah on Wednesday, following allegations that they had stolen cash and valuables of passengers during the journey.
A couple have been arrested for the murder of a youth whose decomposed body was found in a south Calcutta guest house a fortnight ago.
The state joint entrance board might conduct engineering and medical entrance tests over two days to spare candidates the pressure of writing four papers ' physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology ' on a single day.
A shower of 199kg of rose petals as he takes the field and a foot-tall silver banyan with 199 golden leaves as a gift when he comes off it ' that's the 199th reason not to miss Sachin Tendulkar's last tango at Eden.
A Calcutta couple returning from a holiday in Kerala were stranded at Bangalore airport for a night after an Air India flight they took from Thiruvananthapuram was delayed.
Barcodes, those thick and thin lines containing machine-readable data about everything from a packet of cornflakes to a car, will now be used to protect the identities of ICSE and ISC examinees on their answer scripts and eliminate bias.
Sreyoshi Debnath's father lodged a murder complaint against unknown persons a day after the 15-year-old's body was found floating in a pond in Nagerbazar on Tuesday.
Metro Railway is set to run more trains at five-minute frequency to distribute the increasing load of commuters that is taking a toll on the health of its fleet.
A letter from the Prime Minister's office has prompted the urban development ministry to ask the Bengal government why it allowed a 70 per cent rise in cost for setting up the Parama flyover, casting a shadow on the project.
Two men in their mid-20s were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the alleged gang rape of a teenager who was rescued while being dragged towards railway tracks in Madhyamgram.
Sam Cawthorn, a motivational speaker and self-help author based in Australia, can do something none of us can: upgrade his hand.
The state government has proposed to introduce biometric attendance for college teachers from the 2014-15 academic session to keep truancy in check.
State-funded Christian missionary schools in Bengal alleged on Tuesday that they would be deprived of their rights since government officials were banking on a 40-year-old list to issue minority status certificates to institutions.
A 24-year-old woman allegedly had the buttons of her T-shirt ripped off by an autorickshaw driver before being slapped and abused for not carrying loose change to pay the exact fare.
Calcutta airport's rickety radar system that scans the skies from Jamshedpur to Rajshahi in Bangladesh was on the blink for more than eight hours on Tuesday, delaying about 50 flights.
Protest and protect was the message at two workshops on self-defence and women's rights held at Rotary Sadan and Gorkha Bhavan on Sunday as part of Shaktiroopena, a campaign by Ambuja Cement in association with Anandabazar Patrika and The Telegraph aimed at empowering women of Bengal. The discussion ranged from various kinds of assault' mental or physical ' on women to the need to speak up.
The 19-year-old woman who had complained of being gang-raped in a room after being being made unconscious in a car on Sunday, submitted in the Sealdah court on Tuesday that she was not senseless but "under trauma" at that time.
The body of a Class X student of an English-medium school in north Calcutta was found floating in a pond near Nagerbazar on Tuesday morning, barely a kilometre from her home.
The air-conditioning plant on the National Insurance building premises on Middleton Street exploded on Monday afternoon, injuring five people and hurling heavy objects at least 30 feet away under its impact.
An Alipore court rejected the bail plea of a bank executive accused of running over and killing a vendor and injuring four others while driving his new car with a learner's licence and remanded him in jail custody for two days.
Blame the October rains if the "rocket" goes "phoosh" and the decibel demons remain muted this Diwali.
A 19-year-old has alleged she was gang-raped in a room in the Girish Park area after being made unconscious in a car on Sunday.
Police on Sunday got no chance to thump their backs after recovering gold ornaments worth Rs 15 lakh stolen from a house on Cornfield Road last month as burglars broke into another house on the same street that day.