Kolkata

TMC MP and actress Nushrat Jahan gives birth to baby boy

Trinamool Congress MP and actress Nushrat Jahan on Thursday gave birth to her first child, a baby boy, at a private hospital in Kolkata’s Park Street. Both the mother and the child are doing well under the watchful eyes of doctors. She was admitted to Bhagirathi Neotia Women and Child Care Centre on Wednesday night...

Man arrested with heroine worth Rs 26 cr by Kolkata Police

In yet another major drug haul in the country, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police on Sunday nabbed a man from the city with heroin weighing 5.17 kg having a market value of around Rs 26 crore. The wanted drug peddler was nabbed after the cops got a tip about his movement....

Centre seeks report from West Bengal on fake immunization camps

The Union government has sought a report from the West Bengal government over the fake COVID-19 vaccination camps that were held in the state. The Centre has asked the state government to probe the incidents and submit a report to it within two days. The development comes after Trinamool Congress MP from Jadavpur, Mimi Chakraborty,...

Actor-MP Mimi Chakraborty falls ill after taking fake COVID-19 vaccine

After taking a fake vaccine jab at a south Kolkata camp, actor and Trinamool Congress MP from Jadavpur, Mimi Chakraborty’s health condition has reportedly deteriorated. The MP, after experiencing severe stomach ache and issues with her gall bladder, is currently undergoing treatment. The MP after getting suspicious over the camp immediately alerted the Kolkata Police,...

Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after cardiac surgery

Indian cricketer and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday was discharged from the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata after he underwent his second cardiac surgery in a month. The team of doctors which took care of Ganguly is hopeful that he will make a full recovery. He...

Sourav Ganguly underwent second angioplasty, stable

Former India captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday underwent another angioplasty at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital off EM Bypass in Kolkata. Two more stents were implanted by a team of senior doctors to clear his blockage in the arteries. The hospital said that the 48-year-old cricketer is stable and doing fine. Sourav Ganguly was...

Sourav Ganguly again admitted to hospital

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was admitted to the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday after he complained of chest pain. He was admitted in a separate room inside Critical Care Unit, at the hospital. The hospital has informed that the cricketer is ‘absolutely stable’. Doctors will take a call on the second angioplasty by...

PM Modi to visit Bengal on Jan 23 to commemorate Parakram Diwas

Ahead of the election in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kolkata on Saturday to celebrate the 125the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. PM Modi will also address the Parakram Diwas celebrations. After his Kolkata visit, the PM will head to Assam’s Sivisagar and distribute over one lakh land allotment certificates....

Surat-Kolkata IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Bhopal

An IndiGo Airlines flight carrying 172 passengers from Gujarat’s Surat to West Bengal’s Kolkata had to make an emergency landing in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal on Sunday. The plane made an emergency landing due to a technical glitch, according to officials. Bhopal’s Raja Bhoj Airport director Anil Vikram said that the IndiGo flight had to make...

Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital

Former team India captain and the incumbent president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said he is feeling “absolutely fine” while leaving a private hospital in Kolkata. Notably, Sourav Ganguly was admitted to the private hospital last week after he complained of chest pain and had to...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Centre for battle against COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India is in a much better position than other countries in the fight against COVID-19. The prime minister asserted that it is the result of the government’s “right decisions taken at the right time”. PM Modi said the country has been also able to expand its health infrastructure amid...

Kolkata family forced to keep 71-year-old man’s body in ice-cream freezer for 2 days

A family in Kolkata was forced to hire an ice-cream freezer to keep the body of a 71-year-old man who died at home on Monday, hours after being tested for coronavirus but much before results came in. The body was removed by civic authorities after 48 hours of horror and helplessness. The family’s two-day nightmare...