Calcutta, Jan. 21: An Alipore court today asked the officer probing the AMRI fire to state by February 2 if six of the seven arrested hospital directors had previous criminal cases against them.
The order followed defence lawyer Sk. Salim Rahamans plea that the six be treated as category-I prisoners so they get iron beds and better food.
Calcutta: Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh will be in Bengal on a three-day visit starting January 23. He will meet Mamata Banerjee and visit some districts.
Darjeeling: An assistant manager and a waiter of Darjeelings Meghma hotel were found murdered on Saturday.
Petrapole: Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called for increased trade relations between India and Bangladesh. The Union finance minister inaugurated a car-pass system in Petrapole that will reduce hassles in getting customs clearance.
Calcutta: A city traders domestic help has been arrested for allegedly stealing his employers gold-plated, diamond-studded Rolex wristwatch worth Rs 10 lakh.
Calcutta: A man allegedly replaced the gold chain and bangles of a woman with plastic ones under the pretext of wrapping them up. He convinced her it was not safe to wear expensive ornaments on roads.
Burdwan: Six babies died at Burdwan Medical College Hospital between January 19 midnight and January 20 midnight.