Mudassar Khan and Irfanuddin were intercepted and arrested by the city police detective department's anti-bank fraud section when they came to the bustling station to catch Darjeeling mail on Thursday evening.
In a bid to fill up the depleting stock of aerial inventories of the Indian Air Force, the government is in various stages of acquiring around 200 aircraft, a top official said here on Sunday.
The Prime Minister on Saturday had launched the light and sound show of Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) in Kolkata. Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
The prime minister expressed happiness at the youth dispelling the misconception of the people, and said his government was following the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi, who supported citizenship for persecuted minorities.
'CAA is a law to provide citizenship, it does not snatch citizenship. The government is providing citizenship through the law, it is not taking back the citizenship of anyone,' Modi said while addressing youth at Belur Math.
Amid sharp attacks from the Left parties and the Congress over her meeting the Prime Minister at a time when the state is witnessing widespread protests against CAA, Banerjee handed over a shawl, 'dhuti panjabi', flowers and sweets to Modi.
The squad members visited the explosion site, cordoned off by the police, and videographed and photographed the crater as also the cracks on the walls and roofs in the houses which have sustained various degrees of damages.
'This has never happened in India in the past. But the difference between India and Pakistan is that Pakistan is not a democratic country. On the other hand, we feel proud that India is a democratic country,' she added.
As many as five persons were injured when a portion of the portico of Burdwan railway station of the Eastern Railway in West Bengal collapsed around 8 p.m. on Saturday. Train movement was not affected, a senior official said.
The Calcutta High Court on Monday passed an interim order directing the West Bengal government to suspend its media campaigns against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
In a stern letter to vice-chancellor Suranjan Das, Dhankhar - the ex-officio chancellor - directed him to 'ignore' the December 21 executive council resolution and proceed ahead with the special convocation.
Ghatak, who along with Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen formed a trio pioneering the new wave cinema in India, soulfully portrayed the pain and agony of people forced to migrate to India after the partition of the country in 1947.
The railways had suffered around Rs 90 crore losses due to damage to assets during the recent violent stir against the new citizens law (CAA) in West Bengal, officials said here on Saturday.
An IPS officer and two other police personnel were injured when bombs were hurled at them during an anti-CAA demonstration in Sankrail of West Bengal's Howrah district on Tuesday.
Ahead of the rally, Banerjee garlanded Ambedkar's statue and administered a pledge to the participants, calling for peace and harmony of all religions and emphasised that nobody would have to leave Bengal.
The protesters, carrying posters against the CAA and the proposed National Register of Citizens, vandalised the Beldanga railway station of Eastern Railway, forcing the railway employees to flee to save their lives.
Every family with ration card was given 1 kg onion at Rs 59. In the local markets, the vegetable is being sold for Rs 130-140 a kg, which is a seven-time increase in four months.
Siliviu Florin Spiridon (28) was arrested when he came to an ATM in Greater Kailash for withdrawing money, Kolkata police Joint Commissioner (Crime) Murlidhar Sharma said.
At least 27 people have died, and around 44,000 people afflicted with dengue in West Bengal this year, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told the state Assembly on Tuesday.
The newly stitched Congress-Left Front alliance also came a cropper, with its candidates forfeiting their security deposits in all the three seats that went to by-polls on November 25.
The protesting teachers have also demanded implementation of the provisions of having elected representatives in the various university bodies and revision of the statute.
Ghosh, who was Deputy Commissioner (Detective Department) of the Commissionerate at that time, directly handled the case and gave instructions to lower-level officers. He also regularly briefed the media about the developments with regard to the case.
While Khan said 2,470 houses were damaged, according to state Food and Supplies Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick, as many as 3,100 houses collapsed in the worst-hit Basirhat sub-division alone.
At least 75 passengers of a cruise ship in the Bay of Bengal were rescued by the West Bengal police while Severe Cyclone Bulbul raged on Saturday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.