Kolkata

  • Furore over dancing with woman police officer sexist: Shah Rukh Khan August 12, 2014

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan hit back at those who criticised a woman police officer for dancing with him at an event in Kolkata recently. The actor said the furore of the incident is silly and sexist. Sub-inspector Sampa Haldar was seen dancing to a popular number from the Khan-starrer...
  • Clean up India: Kolkata's flower market also serving as a garbage dump August 8, 2014

    In the run up to Independence day, CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at Kolkata's flower...
  • News 360: DU, UGC in open war over 4-year course, admissions deferred June 23, 2014

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4-year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • CJ Shib Shankar appeals the govt to help save son Arian from Hunter Syndrome June 15, 2014

    12-year old Arian is suffering from a rare genetic disorder called Hunters Syndrome. It's deadly disease and the treatment would cost his family a whopping Rs 1.5 crore annually . Given the high cost of the treatment and financial constraints faced by family, his father Shib Shankar Chowdhary's has now...
  • FIFA World Cup 2014: Kolkata couple creates record June 13, 2014

    Here is a couple from Kolkata that has been following the football World Cup for the last 3 decades now. ...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders are IPL 7 champions June 2, 2014

    Riding on Pandey's brilliant 50-ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL title in three years with a 3-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. ...
  • Robin Uthappa has flourished in the team: Trevor Bayliss May 29, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders had a fantastic turnaround to reach the IPL 7 final after staring at elimination halfway through the tournament. KKR coach Trevor Bayliss talks to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Gautam Gambhir happy with Kolkata Knight Riders' form May 27, 2014

    The most consistent team of IPL 7 will be up against the most resilient side of the current edition when Kings XI Punjab lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of the IPL on Wednesday. ...
  • ISL: Sourav Ganguly set for football stint May 23, 2014

    The Kolkata franchise of the much-anticipated Indian Super League is co-owned by former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly. ...
  • IPL 7: Ryan ten Doeschate upbeat about KKR's chances at Eden Gardens May 20, 2014

    CNN-IBN spoke to KKR's Ryan ten Doeschate and asked him how he and his team are looking forward to play at their home ground - the Eden Gardens. ...
  • Watch: Moon Moon Sen and her daughters cast their votes in Bengal May 12, 2014

    Trinamool Congress candidate Moon Moon Sen cast her vote in South Kolkata along with her daughters Rea and Raima Sen in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Monday, May 12. ...
  • TMC will be the third largest party in Lok Sabha 2014: Derek O'Brien May 12, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien, who voted in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in South Kolkata in West Bengal on Monday, is confident of his party performing well in the elections. ...
  • LS polls: South Kolkata votes May 12, 2014

    Voters in South Kolkata queue up at polling booth to exercise their franchise in the last phase of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Election Yatra: South Kolkata youngsters speak up May 9, 2014

    South Kolkata Lok Sabha constituency votes in the last phase of 16th general elections . ...
  • All eyes on Kolkata North as it goes to polls on May 12 May 8, 2014

    After the bastions of the Left voted on Wednesday, all eyes now on Kolkata North, which votes on Monday. ...
  • Four-way battle in North Kolkata with heavyweight candidates May 2, 2014

    It is a four-way fight in the North Kolkata constituency this election. The TMC, the BJP, the Congress and the Left Front have all fielded heavy weight candidates for the seat. ...
  • Gautam Gambhir reveals his IPL plans April 16, 2014

    The Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir is ready to fire on all cylinders as KKR gear up for IPL season 7. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey March 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9 ...
  • News 360: Another Navy mishap, gas leak inside INS Kolkata kills 1 March 7, 2014

    Just weeks after a fire on board submarine Sindhuratna killed two Navy officers, another officer was killed in a gas leak on board India's most advanced destroyer ship, the INS Kolkata. ...
  • Veer: Immobile for 23 years, RJ Den inspires millions with his show February 26, 2014

    RJ Den - a radio jokey in Kolkata has been immobile for 23 years. But still has managed to inspire millions with his show. ...
  • All non-UPA and non-NDA parties must unite: Prakash Karat February 9, 2014

    Speaking at a left rally in Kolkata, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Prakash Karat said that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has spoken against the Third Front and called it 'third grade'. Karat said, "He is right as third grade is highest grade, he is still in...
  • Watch: Bappi Lahiri sings at Narendra Modi's Kolkata rally February 5, 2014

    Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri, who recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, sang 'I love BJP' at Narendra Modi's rally in Kolkata on Wednesday. ...
  • Crowds start pouring in for Modi’s Kolkata rally February 5, 2014

    Last minute preparations are on for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Kolkata. People have started gathering at the venue to hear Modi speak. The programme is slated to begin at 2PM. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff January 1, 2014

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • Kolkata lawyers march in support of Ganguly December 18, 2013

    Over 100 Calcutta High Court advocates Wednesday took out a silent march here showing solidarity with ex-judge AK Ganguly amid a growing chorus for his removal as the West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman. Led by former Kolkata mayor and lawyer Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, over 100 lawyers took out the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 12, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is it difficult for women to speak out in sexual harassment cases involving the powerful? November 12, 2013

    In a shocking case in Delhi, a custodian of law has allegedly himself broken the laws. A young lawyer has claimed that a recently retired Supreme Court judge had sexually harassed her when she was interning with him. ...
  • News 360: SC panel to probe allegation of harassment by retired judge November 12, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • News 360: MCA felicitates Sachin by naming Kandivili ground after him November 11, 2013

    The MCA felicitated Sachin Tendulkar ahead of his 200th and final Test by naming its Kandivili Ground after him. Earlier in the day, Sachin fans were disappointed as the MCA will reportedly sell only 5000 out of 30,000 tickets for Sachin's last Test match. ...