Calcutta, Dec. 15: Calcutta’s minimum temperature started to dip again today and is expected to touch 14 degrees Celsius by Tuesday.
The minimum temperature today was 19 degrees Celsius. “With the humidity normalising gradually, the mercury should climb down steadily,” a Met official said.
Bolpur: CID sleuths have arrested Mangal Sahani, the prime accused in the murder of a 78-year-old Bhowanipore resident in Santiniketan, in January.
Calcutta: A 60-year-old pedestrian in Haridevpur, near Tollygunge, was mowed down by a car carrying guests leaving a marriage ceremony after an altercation with members of a local club over bursting firecrackers.
Calcutta: The Congress will organise a rally at Rani Rashmoni Road on December 29 as part of its campaign against Mamata Banerjee’s opposition to FDI in retail. All three junior central ministers from Bengal will address the rally
Haldia: Trinamul MP Subhendu Adhikari has said his party may take control of the Left-run Haldia municipality any day after December 26, hinting at tabling a no-trust motion that can be passed only if three CPM councillors back it.
Suri: President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Suri Vidyasagar College, where he studied Bengali between 1952 and 1956, during a two-day trip to Santiniketan from December 18.
Calcutta: Baburam Mondal, accused of killing his lover in a Lenin Sarani hotel last week for demanding money, was arrested from his home at Ghatal in West Midnapore on Saturday morning.
Calcutta: A 50-year-old Maniktala resident has been arrested for allegedly taking money from at least six people on the false promise of securing them army jobs.
Sonarpur: Teachers and parents walked in a silent procession in Sonarpur on Saturday to condemn an alleged attack on teachers during the managing committee elections of a local school on December 9.
Tamluk: Five persons were arrested for allegedly stealing 291 LPG cylinders in Salboni.