Kolkata

  • Day 2 of transport strike likely to cripple public life in West Bengal 17 hours 33 minutes ago

    Kolkata: With the trade unions calling a "total" transport strike across the state, public life is likely to be crippled in West Bengal on Friday. The outfit is showing solidarity with taxi operators who have been protesting since Thursday against alleged police high handedness. The general public who is out...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Governor seeks report as students continue protests Yesterday

    Kolkata: The protests at Kolkata's Jadavpur University over the hostel molestation incident continued on Thursday with the students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations outside the campus. The police said that the University's Salt Lake campus also witnessed a protest rally by students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation. Governor KN Tripathi...
  • Doeschate praises Russell after KKR's winning start to CLT20 Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Ryan ten Doeschate heaped praise on team-mate Andre Russell for taking the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a scintillating knock and open their campaign in the Champions League Twenty20 on a winning note. Doeschate said the victory is crucial for his side ahead of...
  • CLT20: Gambhir hails 'unbelievable' Russell, Doeschate Yesterday

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said Andre Russell and Ryan ten Doeschate played "unbelievable" knocks and also hailed spinner Sunil Narine for his economical spell, which according to him were instrumental in his side's three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the Champions League Twenty20 opener in...
  • CLT20: Doeschate, Russell take Kolkata to a three-wicket win over Chennai 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andre Russell smashed a breathtaking half century while Ryan ten Doeschate struck a fine unbeaten 51 to guide IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders to a three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in a Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday. Chasing a competitive 158 for win, KKR...
  • Kolkata: Indefinite taxi strike from Thursday 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Starting from Thursday, taxis will be off the city roads for an indefinite period in support of various demands by the owners including a fare hike and dropping of legal proceedings against 450 cabbies. The CITU, along with five other trade unions, had called the indefinite taxi strike, eighth time...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Tournament proper begins with KKR, CSK battle 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20...
  • Sourav Ganguly urges fans to support Atletico de Kolkata in ISL 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Showcasing his football skills, Sourav Ganguly struck three goals from the spot as he urged fans to turn up in huge numbers and support the city's newest team Atletico de Kolkata when the ISL kicks off here on October 12. The former India cricket captain might have left football to...
  • CLT20: Lahore join CSK, KKR in Group A; Northern Knights in Group B 2 days ago

    The Qualifying round of the sixth Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) ended on a disappointing note for the Indian fans with defending champions Mumbai Indians - the only IPL team part of the qualifiers - being knocked out while champions from the neighbourhood Lahore Lions making it to the main draw. Mumbai...
  • CLT20: Tournament proper begins with KKR, CSK battle 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group A match of Champions League T20 here on Wednesday. Buoyed by their thumping success in the...
  • CLT20: IPL teams bank on home advantage 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, with their rich experience of playing in high-pressure matches, will begin the competition as pre-tournament favourites as the tournament proper of Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) gets underway in Hyderabad with a Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on Wednesday. Kolkata Knight Riders...
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  • News 360: SC asks government to step up relief operation in flood-hit J&K 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. ...
  • Kolkata: Woman denied entry into restaurant for being rape survivor, FIR filed 4 days ago

    Kolkata: In a shocking incident from Kolkata, a woman claimed that she was denied entry into a restaurant for being a rape survivor. The woman alleged that the management of a south Kolkata restaurant turned her out because she was raped. She claimed that the management told her they had...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success 4 days ago

    Reigning Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders are looking to justify their "reputation" with a good showing in the sixth edition edition of the Champions League Twenty20. "We can always make a comeback (in IPL) when you don't start off well as the tournament is two month long. But CLT20...
  • Delhi to host West Indies ODI on Oct 11, Kolkata on Oct 20 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The revised itinerary of India's home series against the West Indies underwent a few changes with the capital hosting the second ODI on October 11 instead of the one-off T20 which will now be hosted by Cuttack on October 22. Kolkata's Eden Gardens will be hosting the fifth ODI...
  • CAB may invite Asif Iqbal for Eden's 150th year celebrations September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal officials are planning to rope in a clutch of former international cricketers including former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal during an 'International Seminar' in December to commemorate the 150th year of Eden Gardens' inception. As part of its "international" seminar on Eden Gardens 150th year celebrations,...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20 September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another injury blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 season with South African medium-pacer Morne Morkel becoming the third overseas player to be ruled out of the competition due to a shoulder injury. Earlier, Australian batsman Chris Lynn was ruled out post a...
  • Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before World Cup 2015 September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. "The last IPL season was very...
  • Kolkata taxis' indefinite strike from September 18 September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata taxi drivers have decided to go on an indefinite strike from September 18 to protest police "excesses" while demanding a fare hike. To add to the woes of the commuters, transport workers affiliated to eight central trade unions, including the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Indian National Trade...
  • CLT20 on KKR's wish list to complete a double September 10, 2014

    They have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, but when it comes to locking horns with the world's best clubs in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) haven't tasted success anyway near to what they have in the IPL. And the Shah Rukh Khan-owned club will...
  • CLT20: I like to be a mean winner, says Gautam Gambhir September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Winning is all what matters to Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir as he intends to be "mean winner than a polite loser" when the reigning IPL champions take part in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20. "We always take the field thinking that we will win and this time...
  • CLT20: Yusuf Pathan, three others return after training in Bloemfontein September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In their quest to be battle-ready for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, Kolkata Knight Riders sent four of their players - Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Manvinder Bisla and Kuldeep Yadav - to Bloemfontein in South Africa for 15 days of training that included cycling, running and mountaineering. Looking to...
  • Atletico de Kolkata training in high-altitude Spanish town September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to attain peak fitness ahead of the Indian Super League, Atletico de Kolkata's footballers are putting in the hard yards in a high-altitude province in Spain, where the likes of Luis Garcia, the team's marquee player, are bracing up for the gruelling event. The training module has been...
  • Hand-crafted Gelato to warm cockles of Kolkatans September 7, 2014

    Kolkata: With the introduction of gelatos bearing the smell and fragrance of Florence, a new culinary route can be opened between West Bengal and Italy, the country's Consul Cesare Bieller said on Sunday. Bieller, who will not savour anything but gelato, said that...
  • Non-linear ropeway prototype debuts in Kolkata September 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Commuters in Kolkata may soon travel on a non-linear ropeway - that has the potential to swing its way through the city's skyline dotted with high-rises - the makers, who tout it is the world's first of its kind, said after launching a prototype. The private firm which has developed...
  • Atletico de Kolkata sign up Bangla captain Mamunul September 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Bangaldeshi national team captain Mohammed Mamunul Islam was signed on Saturday by the city ISL franchise Atletico de Kolkata in Dhaka. The central midfielder also leads Bangladesh Premier League champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and had led the team to IFA Shields final last season. Terming this an important milestone, the...