PARK STREET

  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 15, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC asks government to step up relief operation in floodhit J&K September 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the floodhit 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 September 15, 2014

    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: Fire in Chatterjee International building near Park Street, no casualties September 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Fire broke out on the 15th and 16th floor of the landmark Chatterjee International building near Park Street in Kolkata on Tuesday morning. Ten to fifteen fire tenders had been rushed to the spot to rescue the trapped people. The fire reportedly took place due to a short circuit. Since...
  • Kolkata: Man allegedly rapes 13yearold girl inside taxi in Park Street December 24, 2013

    In a virtual rerun of the infamous Park Street rape case 20 month back, a minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted inside a taxi in the upscale area of the city, the police said on Monday. The 13yearold girl, whose family lives on a pavement, was alleged to have been dragged...
  • 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. ...
  • 'Queen of Kolkata's Park Street' Pam Crain dies at 80 August 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Iconic jazz singer and performer Pam Crain, whose voice mesmerised generations of fans in the eastern metropolis, died here due to cardiac arrest, said her husband Don Saigal. The 80yearold crooner was suffering from respiratory problems that led to a cardiac arrest Wednesday. Known for her singing talents that matched her...
  • Park Street rape survivor helps other women suffering from injustice June 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata's Park Street rape survivor is not just picking up the pieces of her own life, but she is also giving a new meaning to the lives of many women suffering from injustice. She has now found her new calling at a women's support helpline. The 38yearold is helping...
  • Park Street rape survivor embarks on new journey with a job May 27, 2013

    Kolkata: After struggling for more than a year to get a job, the Park Street rape survivor has stood up against her circumstances and is now empowering survivors like her through a helpline. "I have this mission of empowering rape victims like me. With this job, I embark on a new...
  • Kolkata: Two policemen killed as their car hits a tanker April 1, 2013

    Kolkata: Two subinspectors were killed in an accident in Park Street in Kolkata. Four others are critically injured. All six of them were on their way from Khidderpore, when their car hit a tanker and lost control. The injured are being treated at SSKM hospital. More details are awaited. ...
  • WB: Court hearing begins in Park Street rape case March 2, 2013

    Kolkata: The in-camera hearing in the controversial Park Street rape case began on Saturday in a fast track court in Kolkata. "The hearing started today. The next hearing will take place on March 13-14," Deputy Commissioner (Detective department) Santosh Pandey said. Earlier on February 19, the court had framed charges against...
  • Rights panel summons TMC MP for remarks on Park Street rape February 28, 2013

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued summons to Trinamool Congress MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar who had called the Park Street rape case a "sex deal gone wrong". "The commission has asked the MP to appear before it and explain the remarks she made about the victim....
  • Kolkata: 3 accused in Park Street case charged with gangrape February 19, 2013

    Kolkata: A fasttrack sessions court in Kolkata has framed charges against all three accused in the Park Street rape case. Two of the accused have been charged with gangrape, criminal conspiracy, common intent and criminal intimidation. The third accused has been charged only with gangrape. The case has been adjourned...
  • Dancing won't make you a leader, Kakoli Ghosh tells Deepa Dasmunsi February 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Kakoli Ghosh may have embarrassed her party again. On Sunday, while addressing a public rally, the TMC MP took a swipe at her Congress rival Deepa Dasmunsi and said that dancing and makeup cannot form leaders. "Dancing won't make you a leader. It won't work....
  • Park Street rape case: SC refuses bail to two accused January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the bail pleas of two of the five accused in the Park Street gangrape of Kolkata saying it was not a fit case for granting relief as two of the alleged culprits are still absconding. The apex court refused to interfere with the...
  • WB: Rape survivors' fight for justice gets worse with 'fake' tag January 24, 2013

    Kolkata: The struggle for justice for two rape survivors in Kolkata became worse after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused their case of being fake. "Medical report does not confirm rape. The lady has conceded that her husband is a CPM supporter. The entire thing is staged," Mamata said. 11...
  • Kolkata rape: Court to hear bail plea of accused today January 2, 2013

    Kolkata: In the Park Street rape case of Kolkata, the bail plea of one of the accused Sumit Bajaj will come up for hearing in a court on Wedneday. A 37yearold woman, who is a mother of two, was allegedly raped at gunpoint in a moving car on...
  • TMC leader's statement on Park Street rape shameful: Victim December 28, 2012

    The victim of the Park Street rape case said that the statement of Kakoli Ghosh was shameful. ...
  • TMC MP's comment shocking: Park Street rape survivor December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Park Street rape survivor on Friday criticised Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar for her remarks against her. Dastidar had reportedly said that it "was not a rape but a misunderstanding between a lady and her client". "If you're referring to the Park Street rape, see that...
  • 'Park Street case not rape, but misunderstanding with client' December 28, 2012

    Kolkata: The lack of gender sensitivity and appalling comments has transcended political lines. In another shocking remark, Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar has called the Park Street rape case of February 5, 2012, a misunderstanding between a lady and her client. "If you're referring to the Park Street rape,...
  • I am socially ostracised: Kolkata rape victim December 19, 2012

    Do authorities live up to their promises to rape victims after the initial outcry? A single mother was raped in Kolkata's Park Street a few months back. Now she says that she feels lonely and defeated. The Park Street rape survivor tells CNNIBN that she has been ostracised. "Nothing has changed;...
  • WB govt denies banning film with 'Park St rape reference' November 3, 2012

    Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has denied banning the screening of a movie at the stateowned Star Theatre hall in Kolkata and claimed that such reports were untrue. West Bengal Home Secretary Basudeb Banerjee said that the hall is owned by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and has been leased...
  • Mamata stops film screening for 'Park St rape reference' November 3, 2012

    Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has reportedly banned the screening of a movie at the stateowned Star Theatre hall in Kolkata, allegedly because the film in question refers to the Park Street rape case. The movie, '3 Kanya' is directed by Agnidev Chatterjee and even stars state Education Minister Bratya Basu,...
  • Kolkata: 18monthold baby raped, abandoned on road September 26, 2012

    Kolkata: In a shocking case of sexual abuse in Kolkata, an 18monthold baby was on Tuesday night sexually abused in the heart of the West Bengal capital. The baby was sleeping next to her mother on a footpath when she was whisked away for some time and sexually abused. She was...
  • 'Are public interest questions infuriating?' May 20, 2012

    New Delhi: During her interaction with Kolkata's students and others on CNNIBN, West Bengal Chief Minister bristled at every question that brought up the issue of intolerance and insensitive statements from the authorities. She branded most of these as 'Maoist' or 'CPI(M)' questions. However, two specific questions incensed her to a...
  • Kabir Suman: I wanted to write a song for Damayanti April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Singer and Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman may have sparked off fresh controversy within his party with a song he penned in support of IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who was recently demoted after she cracked the high profile Park Street rape case, and a severely critical commentary on...
  • Kolkata IPS officer's transfer mere reshuffling? April 6, 2012

    Kolkata: Questions are still being asked about the police officer's transfer by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The big question is whether there is more to the transfer of top woman police officer Damayanti Sen than mere reshuffling. It's the biggest police shakeup since Mamata Banerjee came to power. Sixty...
  • Kolkata rape: Mamata justifies IPS officer transfer April 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Faced with criticism over transfer of senior IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who had differed with Mamata Banerjee on the genuineness of the Park Street rape case, the West Bengal Chief Minister on Thursday defended the decision saying it was a prerogative of the government. Banerjee, without referring to the transfer...